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  • Georgia Tech Applied Research to Help Develop Info Systems for DoD's Special Access Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Georgia Tech Applied Research to Help Develop Info Systems for DoD’s Special Access Program

    Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. has received a $7.2 million contract from Washington Headquarters Services to help develop and engineer information systems for the Office of the Secretary of Defense. GTRC will provide research, development, operations and engineering services for information systems that support OSD’s Special Access Program community, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The Pentagon […] More

  • IAP to Help Indiana National Guard Build Cyber C2 Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IAP to Help Indiana National Guard Build Cyber C2 Platform

    IAP Worldwide Services has secured a $45 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop a cyber command-and-control platform for the Indiana National Guard. The contract was awarded through the Army’s Rapid Response Third Generation  procurement vehicle and covers the development and integration of C2 technology for the Atterbury-Muscatatuck Cyber Technology Environment, IAP said Tuesday. Indiana National Guard operates the […] More

  • Engility to Help Update DoD's Systems Engineering Acquisition Policy, Guidance; Lynn Dugle Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Engility to Help Update DoD’s Systems Engineering Acquisition Policy, Guidance; Lynn Dugle Comments

    Engility has received a potential $42 million initial task order to assist the Office of the Secretary of Defense in efforts to develop, update and disseminate systems engineering acquisition policy and guidance across the Defense Department. The company said Monday the task order has a nine-month base period and four one-year options and will include strategic studies in the areas cybersecurity, […] More

  • Leidos to Sponsor Air Force Association's Cyber Education Program; Chuck Heflebower Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos to Sponsor Air Force Association’s Cyber Education Program; Chuck Heflebower Comments

    Leidos will continue to sponsor the Air Force Association’s cyber education program for the eighth consecutive year. AFA said Monday Leidos has supported CyberPatriot as a Cyber Silver sponsor since the program’s inception in 2009 to help develop students’ cyber skills and interest in science, technology, engineering and math careers. “We at Leidos are very proud of our founding […] More

  • Raytheon Awarded Additional Gallium Nitride Production Process Development Funds - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Awarded Additional Gallium Nitride Production Process Development Funds

    Raytheon has secured a $14.9 million contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory and Office of the Secretary of Defense to further develop the production process of gallium nitride-based semiconductors. The company said Wednesday it will work to update the performance, supply and the dependability of wideband, monolithic, microwave-integrated circuits and circulator equipment made from GaN. This […] More

  • INSA Names Defense & Intell Analyst Larry Hanauer as Policy VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    INSA Names Defense & Intell Analyst Larry Hanauer as Policy VP

    Larry Hanauer, a former senior international policy analyst at RAND Corp., has joined the Intelligence and National Security Alliance as vice president for policy. He will oversee the nonprofit organization’s councils, task forces and other member-driven groups that aim to address national security issues through thought leadership and collaborative, public-private recommendations, INSA said Wednesday. At RAND, Hanaeur analyzed […] More

  • Former DoD Acquisition Leader Kenneth Krieg Joins American Systems' Advisory Board; Peter Smith Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former DoD Acquisition Leader Kenneth Krieg Joins American Systems’ Advisory Board; Peter Smith Comments

    Former Defense Department acquisition leader Kenneth Krieg has joined the advisory board of government services contractor American Systems. American Systems said Monday Krieg will work with a group of former industry leaders and government officials to aid the company’s efforts to support government programs in the areas of test and evaluation; training; enterprise information technology; engineering and analysis; […] More

  • Former Cybercom Deputy Commander Robert Schmidle Appointed Endgame Adviser; Nate Fick Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Cybercom Deputy Commander Robert Schmidle Appointed Endgame Adviser; Nate Fick Comments

    Robert Schmidle Jr., retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant general and former U.S. Cyber Command deputy commander, has joined Endgame‘s advisory board. Endgame said Thursday Schmidle has years of experience through his service with the Marine Corps and the Defense Department, where he was principal deputy director of cost assessment and program evaluation at the Office of the Secretary of Defense. “Lt. Gen. Schmidle’s strategic […] More

  • CTC Discovers Military Facility Pump Component Anti-Corrosion Coatings for Army Lab - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CTC Discovers Military Facility Pump Component Anti-Corrosion Coatings for Army Lab

    Concurrent Technologies Corp. has identified and tested the use of thermally sprayed cobalt alloy and electroless nickel as alternative alloy coatings for military facility pump components for the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center““Construction Engineering Research Laboratory. CTC said Monday ERDC-CERL has tasked the company under the direction of the Office of the Secretary of Defense to […] More

  • Patrick Binning to Lead Johns Hopkins APL's Natl Security Space Mission Area - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Patrick Binning to Lead Johns Hopkins APL’s Natl Security Space Mission Area

    Patrick Binning, formerly a program manager at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has been appointed as mission area executive for national security space at APL. Binning will lead the organization’s efforts to build space-based technologies for the national security sector, APL said Thursday. He is an aerospace industry veteran with 25 years of program management, research,  development, technology transfer, satellite operations and […] More

  • Raytheon Lands Contract to Demo EW Upgrades for Air Force Decoy Missile - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Lands Contract to Demo EW Upgrades for Air Force Decoy Missile

    The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon a potential $34.8 million contract to demonstrate an updated electronic warfare technology for the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer. Raytheon said Sunday it is scheduled to complete development of MALD-X, successor of the current MALD-J model, within a 24-month period and will conduct two flight demonstrations to showcase the aerial decoy’s EW upgrades. MALD-X will feature an EW payload, a low-altitude flight mode and […] More

  • Pentagon Force Protection Agency Renews AtHoc Crisis Comms Tech Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pentagon Force Protection Agency Renews AtHoc Crisis Comms Tech Contract

    The Pentagon Force Protection Agency has awarded a BlackBerry division a potential four-year contract to help the agency expand deployment of a suite of crisis communications applications at the Defense Department. AtHoc said Tuesday its Networked Crisis Communications Suite will support about 37,000 users throughout the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Defense Security Services and the Washington Headquarters Services. “Their […] More

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