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  • Tetra Tech to Help Regional Airline Study Navigation Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tetra Tech to Help Regional Airline Study Navigation Tech

    Tetra Tech AMT has won a contract to help Porter Airlines with a feasibility study on required navigation performance technology with an aim to boost operations efficiency for the airline. The regional airline seeks to examine procedural efforts with the goal of achieving environmental, safety and operational gains, Tetra Tech said Oct. 21. Tetra Tech […] More

  • Northrop Demos Micro GPS Navigation Alternative for DARPA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Demos Micro GPS Navigation Alternative for DARPA

    Northrop Grumman has developed and demonstrated a prototype of a technology the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants to help navigate personal and unmanned vehicles in locations where GPS services are not available or limited. The micro-Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Gyro device is intended to offer users comparable performance to a navigation-grade fiber-optic gyro tool Northrop Grumman […] More

  • Northrop, Honeywell Partner to Refresh Navy Landing Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop, Honeywell Partner to Refresh Navy Landing Systems

    Northrop Grumman. and Honeywell have teamed up to help the U.S. Navy modernize systems that air traffic controllers use to obtain landing information of an aircraft, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the companies will work to upgrade components of the Navy's Precision Approach Landing Systems installed on aircraft carriers and amphibious attack ships. The […] More

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    International SOS, Control Risks Launch New Business Travel App; Rich Gallagher Comments

    International SOS has collaborated with Control Risks to launch a new online application designed to help businesses maintain connection with their workforce anytime and anywhere around the world. The enhanced features of TravelTracker 6 aim to provide interactive communication and navigation tools as well as real-time notifications and updates for employers to know the location […] More

  • QinetiQ, Nottingham Scientific Demo Satellite Navigation Tech; Nigel Davies Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    QinetiQ, Nottingham Scientific Demo Satellite Navigation Tech; Nigel Davies Comments

    QinetiQ and Nottingham Scientific Ltd have jointly tested a cloud-based satellite navigation system intended for emergency service providers. The demonstration held at QinetiQ’s Malvern, U.K.-based laboratory used Galileo’s encrypted Public Regulated Service signals to verify a remote user's position initially detected through unencrypted signals, QinetiQ said Friday. PRS works to embed sensors into a user's […] More

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    AIS Introduces New Display Monitors for Maritime Mgmt System

    American Industrial Systems has launched fresh naval multifunction displays with a rugged touchscreen interface designed to help marine forces respond to extreme conditions. The commercial-off-the-shelf marine displays work with monitoring and control applications and meet DNV standards for maritime navigation and radio communications systems, AIS said Monday. The ISO-certified company designed the products to aid in […] More

  • Northrop to Install 3D Maps for Air Force Navigation System; Charles Volk Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Install 3D Maps for Air Force Navigation System; Charles Volk Comments

    Northrop Grumman will collaborate with Toyon Research Corp. to update a geo-registration system the U.S. Air Force uses to gather intelligence and find targets, GPS World reported Tuesday. This is the second phase of the Air Force Research Laboratory's inertial navigation system contract and Northrop will integrate three-dimensional mapping into the algorithm and test fly the system, the report said. In […] More

  • AF to Decide Between Lockheed, Raytheon for $3B Space Fence Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AF to Decide Between Lockheed, Raytheon for $3B Space Fence Program

    The Air Force is in the final stages of deciding whether Lockheed Martin or Raytheon will build a $3 billion radar system for detecting and tracking man-made space debris, the Boston Globe reports. Bryan Bender writes Hanscom Air Force Base in Bedford, Mass. is working with MIT Lincoln Labs and Mitre Corp. and could select […] More

  • Raytheon Subsidiary Team Wins 1st Military Navigation System Deal; Lueder Hogrefe Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Subsidiary Team Wins 1st Military Navigation System Deal; Lueder Hogrefe Comments

    A team comprising of a Raytheon subsidiary and Italian marine automation provider Seastema has won a contract to provide an integrated bridge and navigation system to Italy’s coast guard for two future patrol vessels. This will represent the system’s first military application under the partnership between Raytheon Anschuetz and Seastema, Raytheon said Tuesday. Raytheon says it […] More

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    Lockheed Wraps Up GPS III Design Review; John Frye Comments

    Lockheed Martin has wrapped up a design review phase for the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III program, which aims to have 32 satellites in orbit to provide military, commercial and civilian users navigation signals. The company developed a non-flight satellite testbed to act as program’s ground pathfinder and vehicle demonstrator for the first complete satellite, […] More

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