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  • Raytheon, Army, USSOCOM Test High-Energy Laser Aboard Apache Helicopter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Army, USSOCOM Test High-Energy Laser Aboard Apache Helicopter

    Raytheon has worked with the U.S. Army‘s Apache Program Management Office and the U.S. Special Operations Command to test a high-energy laser system aboard an Apache AH-64 attack helicopter. The company said Monday the HEL system worked to track and direct energy on various targets during the test at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The demonstration […] More

  • VA Issues Mobile Navigation App RFI - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VA Issues Mobile Navigation App RFI

    The Department of Veterans Affairs has begun its search for potential contractors that can deliver an application designed to provide veterans and their families outdoor and indoor navigation support at VA's medical facilities. VA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted May 10 the MyVA Way app seeks to provide 24/7 navigational support to users, reduce […] More

  • Sierra Nevada-Embraer Team to Join Air Force Light Attack Aircraft Demo - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sierra Nevada-Embraer Team to Join Air Force Light Attack Aircraft Demo

    The U.S. Air Force has invited a team composed of Sierra Nevada and Embraer‘s defense and security business to participate in the service branch’s OA-X light attack aircraft demonstration in July at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Sierra Nevada said Friday the two companies will jointly showcase the A-29 Super Tucano light air support aircraft at the OA-X assessment. OA-X will inform the Air […] More

  • Harris to Help Sustain Space Systems Under Air Force Contract Modifications - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Help Sustain Space Systems Under Air Force Contract Modifications

    Harris has received two contract modifications valued at $44 million in total from the U.S. Air Force to provide sustainment services for space systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday Harris will carry out space control depot support and increase sustainment services for Space Superiority Systems under a $35.5 million modification. Work will occur in Palm Bay, Florida through Jan. 31, 2018. […] More

  • Raytheon Opens Missile Tech Warehouse on Navajo Nation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Opens Missile Tech Warehouse on Navajo Nation

    Raytheon has completed a $5 million warehouse at the company’s facility on the Navajo Nation near Farmington, New Mexico. The three-hectare warehouse is part of Raytheon’s 9.5-hectare Dine facility that was established on the Navajo Nation more than 25 years ago, the company said Monday. Taylor Lawrence, president of Raytheon’s missile systems business, said the project was supported by […] More

  • Report: Air Force Will Invite Companies to Demo Light Attack Aircraft This Summer - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Air Force Will Invite Companies to Demo Light Attack Aircraft This Summer

    Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, the U.S. Air Force‘s military deputy for acquisition, has said the service branch could formally invite companies on Friday to join a light-attack aircraft demonstration in the summer, DoD Buzz reported Thursday. Oriana Pawlyk writes Bunch told reporters that the military service aims to keep the OA-X light attack program “as broad as we can so […] More

  • Leidos Introduces UAS Safety Notification Service to Support Airspace Safety - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Introduces UAS Safety Notification Service to Support Airspace Safety

    Leidos has unveiled a service that will allow aircraft pilots to automatically receive notifications of unmanned aircraft systems operations in an effort to help maintain safety in national  airspace. The UAS Notification Service aims to prevent the overlap of commercial UAS and military aircraft operations through a process called deconfliction, Leidos said Thursday. The company added its web-based service is designed to collate UAS […] More

  • Lockheed Conducts 2nd Flight Test of Updated Tactical Missile System For Army - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Conducts 2nd Flight Test of Updated Tactical Missile System For Army

    Lockheed Martin has demonstrated a second updated Tactical Missile System during a flight test held at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The company said Monday the modernized TACMS was deployed from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launcher to engage a target placed approximately 52.8 miles away in an effort to validate the missile’s Proximity Sensor Height of […] More

  • CSG to Assess New Mexico's Medicaid Info System Replacement Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CSG to Assess New Mexico’s Medicaid Info System Replacement Project

    The New Mexico Human Services Department has chosen CSG Government Solutions to provide independent verification and validation services for the state’s Medicaid Management Information System replacement project. CSG said Thursday it will conduct proactive IV&V assessments of HSD’s MMIS planning, procurement development, vendor integration, risks, technology design, development and implementation quality throughout the project life cycle. “The State's MMIS replacement […] More

  • CH2M Gets 8-Year Extension on Operations Mgmt Contract With New Mexico Client - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CH2M Gets 8-Year Extension on Operations Mgmt Contract With New Mexico Client

    CH2M has received an eight-year contract extension from the city of Grants in New Mexico for operations management support. CH2M said Monday the contract renewal build on the company’s 28-year support for Grants in the areas of wastewater utility and public works. Grants City Manager Laura Jaramillo said the city’s evaluation committee picked CH2M after a solicitation of proposals for services. […] More

  • Harris Lands DARPA R&D Program Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Lands DARPA R&D Program Support Contract

    Harris has been awarded a potential $27 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to perform the first phase of a research and development program. The Defense Department said Tuesday DARPA will obligate $22.3 million in fiscal  year 2015 and fiscal 2016 R&D funds at the time of award. Ninety percent of contract-related work will occur in Palm Bay, Florida and the […] More

  • NIST to Fund Organizations in 11 States to Operate Manufacturing Centers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NIST to Fund Organizations in 11 States to Operate Manufacturing Centers

    The Commerce Department‘s National Institute of Standards and Technology has begun the fourth round of competitions for cooperative funding agreement opportunities for Manufacturing Extension Partnership centers across 11 states. NIST said Thursday it will provide a potential $60 million to fund organizations in Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, South Carolina and Wyoming to operate the MEP […] More

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