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  • Northrop Awarded Supplemental Agreement for Marine Radar Engineering Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Awarded Supplemental Agreement for Marine Radar Engineering Support

    Northrop Grumman has received a potential $35.8 million supplemental agreement to engineer software for the U.S. Marine Corps‘ Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar systems with gallium nitride technology. The company will also help the service branch develop an engineering change proposal required to support the G/ATOR program, the Defense Department said Friday. G/ATOR is designed integrate with DoD’s command-and-control […] More

  • Telephonics Gets Initial FAA Common Terminal Digitizer Production Orders - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Telephonics Gets Initial FAA Common Terminal Digitizer Production Orders

    Griffon‘s Telephonics subsidiary has received initial orders to manufacture 34 digitizer systems for the Federal Aviation Administration to process and convert radar signals from legacy radar systems to meet current digital data standards. Telephonics said Tuesday it will produce the Common Terminal Digitizer units to help FAA connect Airport Surveillance Radar, Air Traffic Control Beacon Interrogator and Mode S radar systems to Raytheon-developed Standard […] More

  • NORAD, Continental Air Defense Command Complete Annual 'Santa Claus Tracking' Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NORAD, Continental Air Defense Command Complete Annual ‘Santa Claus Tracking’ Program

    The North American Aerospace Defense Command and the Continental Air Defense Command have continued their holiday tradition of tracking the flight of Santa Claus with the use of radar systems and the internet. The U.S. Army said Friday that NORAD used the North Warning System installed across Canada’s north region and Alaska to monitor what […] More

  • Lockheed to Equip Army Radar System with Counter-UAS Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Equip Army Radar System with Counter-UAS Tech

    Lockheed Martin has won a two-year, $27.8 million contract to add a counter-unmanned aerial system feature to the U.S. Army‘s AN/TPQ-53 radar system. The Army Contracting Command received four bids for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract and obligated $4 million in fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance funds at the time of award, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Lockheed will perform work in Syracuse, New […] More

  • Huntington Ingalls Tests Precision Aircraft Landing System on USS Ford Carrier; Rolf Bartschi Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Huntington Ingalls Tests Precision Aircraft Landing System on USS Ford Carrier; Rolf Bartschi Comments

    A Huntington Ingalls Industries division has demonstrated a radar system on the U.S. Navy‘s Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier with the use of a special-instrumented F-18  Super Hornet. During the test, HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding examined the functionality, alignment and operation of the Precision Aircraft Landing System and its subsystems as the Super Hornet flew within 500 feet of […] More

  • Elbit Systems Picks Leonardo-Finmeccanica Radar for US Naval Test Pilot School - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Elbit Systems Picks Leonardo-Finmeccanica Radar for US Naval Test Pilot School

    Elbit Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary has selected Leonardo-Finmeccanica to provide a radar system to support training at the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School in Patuxent River, Maryland. The school will use the Vixen 500E active electronically scanned array radar for student training operations aboard a C-26 aircraft, Leonardo-Finmeccanica said Friday. The radar is set for delivery in mid-2016 and will […] More

  • Airbus Wraps Up Factory Acceptance Tests on Navy LCS Radar System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Airbus Wraps Up Factory Acceptance Tests on Navy LCS Radar System

    Airbus“™ defense and space business has concluded a series of factory assessment tests on a radar system for integration with the U.S. Navy“™s Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship-17. TRS-4D is a rotating active electronically scanned array radar that works to detect surface and aerial threats and perform target acquisition and surveillance operations, Airbus said Monday. The radar […] More

  • Lockheed Orders Northrop Beam Radars for Taiwan's F-16s; Jeff Leavitt Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Orders Northrop Beam Radars for Taiwan’s F-16s; Jeff Leavitt Comments

    Lockheed Martin has ordered radar systems from Northrop Grumman for Lockheed“™s project to upgrade Taiwan’s fleet of F-16 fighter jets. Northrop is scheduled to deliver the first lot of 142 APG-83 beam radars to Lockheed in 2016, Northrop said Monday. The fire control radar is designed to provide air-to-air and air-to-ground radar functions to F-16 planes. Jeff […] More

  • Northrop Delivers First Ground-Based Multirole Radar to SCSC - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Delivers First Ground-Based Multirole Radar to SCSC

    Northrop Grumman Corp. announced Thursday its AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar System has been delivered to the Surface Combat Systems Center, Wallops Island in Eastern Virginia. G/ATOR is an interoperable system designed to detect and track threats such as cruise missiles and manned and unmanned aircraft. The system is the first ground-based multirole radar designed […] More

  • Raytheon To Provide Navy Missile Data Engineering - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon To Provide Navy Missile Data Engineering

    Raytheon Co. will provide the Navy with engineering support services for a new ship and mission equipment suite, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Cobra Judy Replacement program collects foreign ballistic missile data for international treaty verification and succeeds the current Cobra Judy and USNS Observation Island programs. The mission system contains S-band and X-band radar phased […] More

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