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  • Army Finds New Energy Source Tech Platforms Through Prize Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Finds New Energy Source Tech Platforms Through Prize Competition

    The U.S. Army has identified two potential sources of power for military operations through a recent competition among technology startup businesses, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. The military service sponsored the xTechSearch contest as the branch sought to discover new technology platforms that can address its modernization goals. Emerville, Calif.-based Cuberg was one of the 12 contest winners […] More

  • Tom McGuire: Lockheed Aims to Build Nuclear Fusion Tech for Power Generation - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tom McGuire: Lockheed Aims to Build Nuclear Fusion Tech for Power Generation

    Lockheed Martin is developing a small reactor the company believes has potential to generate power through nuclear fusion, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal writes Tom McGuire, a program lead at Lockheed’s Skunk Works unit, said the organization seeks to attract government, academic and commercial partners for its compact fusion reactor project. Skunk Works conducted a study […] More

  • Ball Aerospace Chooses Saft Battery for Spacecraft; Glen Bowling Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Ball Aerospace Chooses Saft Battery for Spacecraft; Glen Bowling Comments

    Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has awarded a $1.2 million order to battery manufacturer Saft for a lithium-ion battery that will work to supply electricity for a future satellite. Ball Aerospace intends for the battery function as the spacecraft’s main power source as it requires invariable voltage levels to operate, Saft said Tuesday. “The agreement represents […] More

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