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  • Leidos Demos Unmanned Anti-Sub Vessel for DARPA Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Demos Unmanned Anti-Sub Vessel for DARPA Program

    Leidos has conducted a series of initial performance trials on an autonomous vehicle it is developing for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program. Leidos said Monday its 132-foot trimaran Sea Hunter either met or exceeded speed, maneuverability, stability, seakeeping, acceleration/deceleration and fuel consumption performance requirements under the two-year DARPA and Office of Naval Research […] More

  • Samir Salman: Continental to Provide Transport Safety, Connectivity Tech for DOT's Smart City Initiative - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Samir Salman: Continental to Provide Transport Safety, Connectivity Tech for DOT’s Smart City Initiative

    Global automotive supplier Continental has pledged to spend at least $1 million to help the winning city in the Transportation Department‘s Smart City Challenge to build a modern transportation network. Continental said Friday DOT selected Columbus, Ohio, as the competition’s winner and the company will provide sensing, vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to infrastructure communication technology for the city to manage traffic safety at intersections. The […] More

  • USDOT Adds AT&T as Smart City Challenge Partner; Anthony Foxx Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USDOT Adds AT&T as Smart City Challenge Partner; Anthony Foxx Comments

    The Transportation Department has added AT&T as a strategic partner in the Smart City Challenge, a competition that seeks to develop an integrated city centered around data, technology and creativity. AT&T will provide the winning city roughly $1 million worth of hardware, products and services such as connectivity, IoT security consulting and  big data analytics support for traffic […] More

  • Huntington Ingalls Transfers 10th San Antonio-Class Amphibious Transport Dock to Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Huntington Ingalls Transfers 10th San Antonio-Class Amphibious Transport Dock to Navy

    Huntington Ingalls Industries has delivered the USS John P. Murtha amphibious transport dock to the U.S. Navy. HII said Friday Richard Schenk, vice president for program management, signed the official DD 250 document to transfer the custody of the amphibious transport dock to the service branch. Schenk said the company aims to deliver two more ships to complete the class, which […] More

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    Siemens Aims for Light Rail's Storage System to Regenerate Energy; Thierry Godart Comments

    Siemens is installing a regenerative energy storage system on TriMet, a light rail project that extends from Portland to Milwaukie, Ore. The Sitras SES system uses supercapacitors to store train braking energy and reuse it to save energy or stabilize voltage during peak times, Siemens said Monday. TriMet’s southeast Tacoma substation will house the storage […] More

  • CH2M Hill Selected to Support $1.4B Portland Light Rail Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CH2M Hill Selected to Support $1.4B Portland Light Rail Project

      CH2M HILL has been selected by TriMet, the public transportation system for the Portland, Ore. metropolitan area, to provide on-call construction management services for the Portland to Milwaukie light rail project. The 7.3-mile, $1.4 billion project will connect Portland State University in downtown Portland with southeast Portland, Milwaukie, and north Clackamas County. CH2M Hill will provide construction, procurement […] More

  • IBM's 'Smart City' Helps Municipal Planners See the Future - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IBM's 'Smart City' Helps Municipal Planners See the Future

    As part of its effort to build a “smarter city,” IBM announced today the release of its interactive computer simulation model that aims to help city officials understand the relationships that exist among the city’s core systems and predict the outcomes and effects of different policy decisions. The System Dynamics for Smarter Cities model was […] More

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