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  • Northrop Subsidiary Wins Aviation Supplier Performance Awards; Charles Houseago Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Subsidiary Wins Aviation Supplier Performance Awards; Charles Houseago Comments

    A Europe-based Northrop Grumman air traffic management systems subsidiary has won two supplier performance awards from a Canada-based civil air navigation services provider. Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems won its sixth supplier performance award from NAV Canada for supporting operations and communication systems during 2012, Northrop said Monday. Park Air Systems has supplied aviation communication systems […] More

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    Exelis Delivers GPS III Testbed Pathfinder to Lockheed; Mark Pisani Comments

    ITT Exelis has completed acceptance testing of the navigation payload element for the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS III non-flight satellite testbed, the company announced Thursday. The company also delivered the testbed’s pathfinder unit to Lockheed Martin, prime contractor of the GPS III program, for thermal vacuum testing and space vehicle integration. Mark Pisani, Exelis vice […] More

  • Lockheed, Ball Aerospace Present F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator; David Taylor Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed, Ball Aerospace Present F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator; David Taylor Comments

    Lockheed Martin and Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. presented an F-35 cockpit demonstrator Wednesday at Ball Aerospace’s antenna manufacturing facility in Westminster, Colo. Ball Aerospace said in a release attendees were able to test the cockpit in a simulator that provides a look at the jet’s sensor fusion technology and  computers. The company makes communications […] More

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    Rockwell Collins to Continue Making Defense GPS Receivers

    Rockwell Collins will continue producing handheld GPS receivers for the Defense Department and foreign military services, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. The Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based aerospace technology firm received a contract modification from the U.S. Air Force for more Defense Advanced GPS Receivers. According to the company, DAGR units are used in vehicular, hand-held, sensor […] More

  • Raytheon Receives Two-Year FAA Satellite Contract Extension; Michael Prout Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Receives Two-Year FAA Satellite Contract Extension; Michael Prout Comments

    Raytheon Co. has received a $30.1 million contract extension from the Federal Aviation Administration for satellite navigation support services, the company announced Tuesday. The Waltham, Mass.-based contractor continue to manage the agency’s Wide Area Augmentation System for an additional two years. The company has served as the prime contractor for the system since it was […] More

  • Northrop Wins Award for Precision Navigation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Wins Award for Precision Navigation

    Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a Jimmy Doolittle Education Fellow from the Air Force Association's Central Florida chapter for its work in precision navigation. Elizabeth Iversen, navigation systems division sector vice president and general manager, accepted the award during the Air Force's gala banquet on February 24 in Orlando, Fla. The award honors the late […] More

  • DRS to Connect Special Ops C4ISR Systems on Tablet Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DRS to Connect Special Ops C4ISR Systems on Tablet Platform

    DRS Technologies‘ tactical systems subsidiary will soon provide the U.S. Navy with joint platform tablet systems. The platform will provide a common interface between all C4ISR systems for special operations vehicle platforms. The Pentagon announced the platform tablet systems will aim to enable users to control and monitor all communications, navigational, command and control and intelligence […] More

  • Intel to Acquire Telmap to Expand Mobile Mapping Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Intel to Acquire Telmap to Expand Mobile Mapping Services

    Intel announced during last week’s Intel AppUp Elements event that it has reached an agreement to acquire navigation and location-based services firm Telmap. Telmap, an Israel-based company, will become an Intel owned subsidiary. The deal is expected to close by the end of the year. “This move is a step towards expanding our mobile software services […] More

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