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  • Northrop Completes Cannon Production Hub Expansion - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Completes Cannon Production Hub Expansion

    Northrop Grumman‘s innovation systems sector has completed the expansion of a Mesa, Ariz., facility built to manufacture Bushmaster medium-caliber cannons for the military sector. The company said Wednesday it will hire up to 60 new employees to support manufacturing, program management and engineering efforts at the 36K-square-foot facility. The expansion project almost doubled the site’s production capacity. Lisa […] More

  • Four Firms Secure Winning Spot in Final ThunderDrone Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Four Firms Secure Winning Spot in Final ThunderDrone Competition

    Four companies have booked winning berths in a three-day prototyping competition held in June that sought technologies that could thwart enemy unmanned aerial systems, the National Defense Magazine reported. The U.S. Special Operations Command organized the event called Game of Drones, which is the third and final installment of the ThunderDrone competition. The winning counter-UAS prototype […] More

  • Echodyne to Provide Radar Tech for DOT UAS Integration Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Echodyne to Provide Radar Tech for DOT UAS Integration Program

    Echodyne has been selected to provide radars to the North Dakota Department of Transportation under a federal project that aims to test drone integration into the national airspace. NDDOT will use the Metamaterial Electronically Scanning Array technology for weather detection and tracking as part of the state’s Integration Pilot Program, Echodyne said Thursday. The U.S. Transportation Department selected […] More

  • Orbital ATK to Expand Bushmaster Production Facility in Arizona - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK to Expand Bushmaster Production Facility in Arizona

    Orbital ATK will expand its production facility in Mesa, Ariz., in an effort to meet the demand for the company’s Bushmaster family of medium-caliber cannons. The expansion project will add 36,000 square feet of space to Orbital ATK’s Mesa operations and will combine warehouse and manufacturing operations into one location, the aerospace and defense contractor […] More

  • Battelle to Conduct Microelectronics Security Research Under Air Force Contracts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Battelle to Conduct Microelectronics Security Research Under Air Force Contracts

    Battelle has received a pair of contracts worth a combined $23 million to help the Air Force Research Laboratory conduct research on microelectronics security methods. The company said Wednesday both contracts build on Battelle’s previous experience in exploring technologies designed to help address the proliferation of fake integrated circuits and embedded systems in the U.S. military supply […] More

  • Echodyne Tests Detect and Avoid Radar on Commercial Drone; Eben Frankenburg Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Echodyne Tests Detect and Avoid Radar on Commercial Drone; Eben Frankenburg Comments

    Echodyne has completed an airborne test of a detect-and-avoid radar technology mounted on a commercial small unmanned aerial vehicle. The company said Nov. 8 its radar is designed to help UAVs sense moving and stationary obstacles with radar vision when drones fly through the airspace beyond the operator’s line of sight. The tests were conducted using Echodyne’s patented Metamaterial Electronically Scanning […] More

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