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  • DHS S&T Opens Tech Testing Opportunity for GPS Equipment Manufacturers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS S&T Opens Tech Testing Opportunity for GPS Equipment Manufacturers

    The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has issued a request for information participation for global positioning system equipment manufacturers to offer an opportunity for product testing against jamming and spoofing threats. DHS said Monday it will host a GPS Testing for Critical Infrastructure event April 17-April 21 at the Muscatatuck Urban Training Center in […] More

  • DHS, Israel's Public Security Agency Seek First Responder Tech Grant Applications - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DHS, Israel’s Public Security Agency Seek First Responder Tech Grant Applications

    The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate and the Israeli ministry of public security have announced a potential $1 million grant opportunity for developers of first responder technologies. DHS said Wednesday the NextGen First Responder Technologies program seeks new protective clothing, situational awareness and wearable platforms that can work to help  address capacity gaps listed on the […] More

  • ONR Seeks Sci-Tech Approaches for Multi-Domain Unmanned Systems in Amphibious Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    ONR Seeks Sci-Tech Approaches for Multi-Domain Unmanned Systems in Amphibious Operations

    The Office of Naval Research looks to explore science and technology approaches on how to utilize multi-domain unmanned systems in support of amphibious operations. A presolicitation notice issued Thursday on the FedBizOpps website says ONR looks to develop autonomous amphibians with a capacity to maneuver through the surf zone, emerge and navigate ashore. ONR expects potential partners […] More

  • Natl Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine Lands NASA Space Research Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Natl Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine Lands NASA Space Research Contract

    The Washington-based National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has secured a potential five-year, $34 million contract from NASA to conduct studies within the domain of the space agency’s science and technology programs. NASA said Saturday the Space Studies Board indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers research designed to address various questions regarding space science, Earth science, biological and physical […] More

  • MapR Creates Federal Advisory Board to Aid Govt Clients in IT Modernization Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MapR Creates Federal Advisory Board to Aid Govt Clients in IT Modernization Efforts

    San Jose, California-based converged data platform developer MapR Technologies has established a federal advisory board that aims to help familiarize U.S. government customers with big data management technologies. MapR said Wednesday the advisory board comprises former government leaders who previously worked at the Defense Department, intelligence community and federal civilian agencies and have knowledge of various issues that affect the government’s information technology modernization efforts. “The board […] More

  • 10 Startup Companies to Participate in DHS Wearable Tech R&D Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    10 Startup Companies to Participate in DHS Wearable Tech R&D Project

    The Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate has chosen 10 startup companies to join a new research-and-development program that seeks to build  wearable devices for first responders. DHS said Thursday the EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology program offers startups the opportunity to equip emergency response personnel with body-worn electronics, sensors and integrated voice and data communications systems. “We need […] More

  • Lou Von Thaer Keynotes K-12 Intro to STEM Event - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lou Von Thaer Keynotes K-12 Intro to STEM Event

    Lou Von Thaer, president of the national security sector business at Leidos, will be a co-keynote speaker at a company-sponsored symposium on how parents can best engage kids in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Von Thaer, a Wash100 inductee, headlines the WashingtonExec 2015 K-12 STEM Symposium on March 7 with Evan Glazer, principal at Thomas […] More

  • Noblis Renames National Security Partners Subsidiary to 'Noblis NSP;' Leslee Belluchie Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Noblis Renames National Security Partners Subsidiary to ‘Noblis NSP;’ Leslee Belluchie Comments

    Noblis Inc. has rebranded its subsidiary National Security Partners LLC with a new company name, Noblis NSP LLC, in a move to highlight its dedication to customers. The new name reflects Noblis“™ commitment to develop new services, generate fresh ideas and focus on client requirements, Noblis said Tuesday. “The new Noblis NSP brand reflects our heritage […] More

  • Dave Shrum: QinetiQ NA Extends Two Decades of Naval Research Office Mission Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dave Shrum: QinetiQ NA Extends Two Decades of Naval Research Office Mission Support

    QinetiQ North America has been awarded a five-year, $16 million contract to provide engineering, program management and technical support services to a U.S. Navy battlefield science and technology organization. QNA will lead a team of eight contractors to support work in the Office of Naval Research’s expeditionary maneuver warfare and combating terrorism department, QNA said Tuesday. The […] More

  • Raytheon Awards STEM Scholarships to 40 Students - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Awards STEM Scholarships to 40 Students

    Raytheon has awarded this year“™s round of scholarships under its For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology Robotics program. The $1,000 grants were given to individuals majoring in science, technology, engineering and math in college, Raytheon said Monday. This year“™s 40 recipients participated in the FIRST Robotics Competition and Tech Challenge contests and come from […] More

  • SAIC Sponsors FIRST Championship - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC Sponsors FIRST Championship

    SAIC has announced its sponsorship of the FIRST championship, an effort by the firm to engage and educate students from K-12 in science, technology, engineering and mathematics education. The event includes a robotics competition, where high-school students design and build robots, with the help of engineering mentors. The students program and remotely control the robots […] More

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