Tag Archives: Pakistan

Lockheed to Develop, Maintain Simulation Training App for Navy Combat Systems

Lockheed Martin‘s Canadian arm has received a potential five-year, $21.4 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop a computer-based networked system designed to aid operation and corrective maintenance training for multiple combat systems. The Defense Department said Friday that Lockheed Martin Canada will also help the Navy’s Center for Surface Combat Systems …

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Northrop Gets Delivery Order for Navy UH-1Y, AH-1Z Mission Computers

Northrop Grumman has received an $18.3 million delivery order to supply technical refresh mission computers and trays for integration into Lot 13 AH-1Z Viper and UH-1Y Venom helicopters for the U.S. Navy. The company will also produce similar equipment for Pakistan under the foreign military sales program, the Defense Department said Friday. Work will take place in Maryland, Utah …

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Leonardo-Finmeccanica Lands AgustaWestland AW139 Helicopter Supply Contract With Pakistan

Pakistan has awarded Leonardo-Finmeccanica a contract to procure an undisclosed number of AgustaWestland-built AW139 helicopters. Leonardo-Finmeccanica said Tuesday Pakistan ordered AW139s to support search-and-rescue missions and expects deliveries to commence in 2017. The government of Pakistan signed the contract in Islamabad as part of a fleet renewal initiative that covers training …

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Cessna to Supply Pakistan Aeromedical Evacuation Aircraft Via Foreign Military Sales Program

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Cessna Aircraft a $14.1 million foreign military sales contract to modify six company-built aircraft for Pakistan’s aeromedical evacuation missions. Cessna will deliver modified versions of two 208B Grand Caravan EX and four T-206H Stationair planes to Pakistan under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The company will also …

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Denny Clifford on SkyLink Aviation’s Global Market Pursuits and Partnerships

Denny Clifford joined SkyLink Aviation earlier this year as chief financial officer to manage the company’s financial affairs and participate in the strategic review process. Clifford holds more than 20 years of financial management and military experience in his role at the global aviation and logistics services company. “Denny brings …

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Pakistan Telecoms Firm Picks SAP Tool for HR System; Gergi Abboud Comments

Pakistan Telecommunication Co. has selected SAP AG's cloud computing technology to develop new human resource processes, Daily Times reported Friday. PTCL will use SAP's Success Factors talent management tools to centralize HR operations, according to the reports. The technology comprises systems for employee profile and organization chart, visualization, goals and performance, …

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Tetra Tech Wins $400M USAID Clean Energy IDIQ Spot

Tetra Tech Inc. and four other companies have been awarded spots to a $400 million clean energy contract from the U.S. Agency for International Development to support a group of critical priority countries for the agency. Work under the five-year, multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will involve development of related programs for …

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Siemens Pakistan Names 32-Year Vet Guenter Zwickl CEO

Siemens Pakistan‘s board of directors has elected 32-year company veteran Guenter Zwickl CEO and managing director, The News International reports. According to the website, he will focus on streamlining and growing the company's business in the country. The company has had a long-term presence in Pakistan since its inception, helping …

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Contractors Fuel, Provide Personnel for US' Worldwide Proliferation of Drones, Bases

More civilian contractors are working directly with the U.S. military and CIA to gather intelligence and execute offensive strikes as the U.S. continues to expand the number of drones it operates around the world. Many of these contractors are helping drive the U.S.’ demand for their personnel by rapidly evolving drone technologies and capabilities, working in tandem with the U.S. to …

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Hackers Deface Indian Committee Website

Anonymous hackers on Sunday defaced the official website of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee, a unit of the Indian National Congress, according to The Hindu. Renjith Balan, IT adviser of the party, said he discovered the defacement at 7 p.m. The hackers posted several messages on the website, saying they …

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