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  • Michael Bristol: TCS to Build Satellite Systems for Army's Maritime Functions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Michael Bristol: TCS to Build Satellite Systems for Army’s Maritime Functions

    TeleCommunication Systems Inc. has been awarded a $6.8 million contract to develop maritime satellite systems for the U.S. Army. TCS will supply Digisat International-manufactured Intellian antenna subsystems to the Army for automatic switchover during disruptions, the company said Wednesday. Michael Bristol, TCS government services group president, said the company intends for those systems to help […] More

  • Colin Skipper Named VP of CH2M Hill's Ports & Maritime Group - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Colin Skipper Named VP of CH2M Hill’s Ports & Maritime Group

    Colin Skipper has been named the new vice president and global oil and gas market sector leader of the ports and maritime group at CH2M Hill. He will be in-charge of working with major oil and gas companies and independent operators for greenfield oil and gas terminals plans, design and construction, CH2M Hill announced Monday. Skipper’s […] More

  • Inmarsat Holds Industry, Gov't Maritime Panel; Chris McLaughlin Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat Holds Industry, Gov’t Maritime Panel; Chris McLaughlin Comments

    Inmarsat brought together maritime industry experts and parliamentary representatives at the company’s London office for an Industry and Parliament Trust panel discussion. Topics included marine conservation and illegal fishing, maritime security and the role of e-navigation in promoting shipping competition, Inmarsat said Thursday. The company also presented the Global Xpress system, a broadband service designed to provide […] More

  • Rod Riddick Promoted to Head Alion Naval Support Business; Bahman Atefi Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rod Riddick Promoted to Head Alion Naval Support Business; Bahman Atefi Comments

    Rod Riddick, formerly a deputy sector manager at Alion Science and Technology, has been promoted to manager of the company’s engineering and integration solutions sector. He will lead an organization that works with maritime customers in the public and private sectors to design ships and manage acquisition and production, Alion said Friday. Dr. Bahman Atefi, Alion chairman […] More

  • Report: Northrop Global Hawk UAV Costs Cut in Half Over 3 Years - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Northrop Global Hawk UAV Costs Cut in Half Over 3 Years

    The U.S. Air Force‘s costs to fly the Northrop Grumman Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle have gone down by more than half over the past three years partly because of higher usage, Reuters reported Friday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the Air Force increased the number of flight hours during that time and spread out money needed for logistics and […] More

  • Northrop to Showcase C4ISR, Maritime Products at Int'l Exhibition in London; Andrew Tyler Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Showcase C4ISR, Maritime Products at Int’l Exhibition in London; Andrew Tyler Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. will showcase its C4ISR, cybersecurity, navigational, marine and military vehicles at an upcoming British exhibition that aims to gather industry firms from some 50 nations around the world. The company also intends to participate in the unmanned systems showcase segment of the four-day Defense & Security Equipment International to be held in […] More

  • Northrop Unit Updates Stena Line Ship Navigation Systems; Alan Dix Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Unit Updates Stena Line Ship Navigation Systems; Alan Dix Comments

    A Northrop Grumman business unit has provided customized bridge retrofits to Stena Line for navigational systems onboard that company’s ships. Northrop’s Sperry Marine unit installed the equipment and trained ship crews on how to use the VisionMaster FT products that are designed for the RoPax ferries, Northrop said Thursday. Alan Dix, Sperry Marine managing director, said the business aims […] More

  • Bruce Butler Named Navy League Executive Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Bruce Butler Named Navy League Executive Director

    The Navy League of the U.S has appointed Bruce Butler, former head of the Navy's Office for Business Transformation and Process Improvement and CACI International policy analyst, as its national executive director. Effective May 1, Butler will replace retired Navy Capt. Dale Lumme who held the post since 2010 and has assumed the executive vice president […] More

  • Northrop Presenting Maritime, Unmanned Products at Brazil Conference; Teri Marconi Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Presenting Maritime, Unmanned Products at Brazil Conference; Teri Marconi Comments

    Northrop Grumman is displaying several of its aerospace and defense offerings in the maritime, unmanned ground systems, cloud transport network and control radar equipment sectors at a global industry forum this week in Brazil. The Latin America Aerospace and Defense started April Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro and will wrap up Friday, Northrop said Monday. Teri […] More

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    Lockheed Hands CBP 7th Orion Maritime Plane

    Lockheed Martin has delivered a new P-3 Orion plane to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for the agency’s maritime patrol and reconnaissance operations. CBP has flown the Orion for more than 6,500 flight hours and seized more than 117,000 pounds of drugs, worth around $8.7 billion, in missions involving the plane, Lockheed said Friday. Orion planes […] More

  • BAE to Present Maritime Drydock, Conversion Offerings - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE to Present Maritime Drydock, Conversion Offerings

    BAE Systems will present the company’s maritime portfolio at an upcoming industry seminar in New Orleans, the company announced Tuesday. The 2012 International Boat Work Show will occur Wednesday through Friday at the Morial Convention Center, with BAE representatives hosting attendees at booth number 2418. BAE will overview its work on cruise ships, container vessels, […] More

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