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  • AeroVironment Unveils Updated Puma Small UAS - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AeroVironment Unveils Updated Puma Small UAS

    AeroVironment has begun to offer the newest version of its Puma small unmanned aircraft system designed to operate in rugged environments. The company said Monday the Puma 3 UAS features an updated airframe that will support the use of the i45 electro-optical/infrared systems sensor suite with signals intelligence payloads. David Sharpin, vice president of AeroVironment’s […] More

  • Northrop Showcases Transceiver, RF Tech Platforms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Showcases Transceiver, RF Tech Platforms

    Northrop Grumman presented its transreceiver and radio frequency technology products designed to support electromagnetic warfare missions during an Association of Old Crows-hosted symposium that took place in Washington, D.C. The Multifunction Transceiver is built to function through multiple channels, operating frequencies and bandwidths, Northrop said Monday. The company intends for MFX to help facilitate the development of integrated platforms […] More

  • UK Air Force Gets Third L3-Built SIGINT Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK Air Force Gets Third L3-Built SIGINT Aircraft

    L3 Technologies has transferred the third and last RC-135V/W Rivet Joint signals intelligence aircraft to the U.K. air force. The RJ aircraft is designed to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support for global security missions as part of the U.S.-U.K. Airseeker program, L3 said said Wednesday. U.K. procured three KC-135R tankers for conversion by L3 to RC-135V/W aircraft […] More

  • CACI Subsidiary Lands IDIQ Contract to Support Navy SIGINT Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI Subsidiary Lands IDIQ Contract to Support Navy SIGINT Systems

    A CACI International subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $29.8 million contract to provide life cycle support for Red Falcon signals intelligence systems currently installed on U.S. Navy ships and shore facilities. BIT Systems will engineer, update and maintain software, repair and provide technical services for the military branch’s foreign instrumentation SIGINT sensors as part of the […] More

  • Lockheed Demos 'Fury' UAS in Long-Range Endurance Test Missions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Demos ‘Fury’ UAS in Long-Range Endurance Test Missions

    Lockheed Martin has conducted long-range endurance tests on a company-built tactical group 3 unmanned aerial system ahead of low-rate production of the drone. The company said Wednesday its Fury UAS has recorded a flight endurance time of 12 hours while the vehicle operated nearly 100 pounds of payload such as electro-optical/infrared surveillance and multiple signals intelligence systems, satellite communications links and voice […] More

  • CACI to Help Army Develop Payload Modeling, Simulation & Training Systems; Ken Asbury Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI to Help Army Develop Payload Modeling, Simulation & Training Systems; Ken Asbury Comments

    CACI International has received a $31 million task order to help the U.S. Army develop electro-optical/infrared and signals intelligence payload modeling, simulation and training systems for data collection efforts. The company said Monday it will support technology for the night vision and electronic sensors directorate of the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command“™s communications-electronics research, development and engineering […] More

  • Raytheon, Logos Form Multi-Intell Sensor Tech Partnership; Fred Darlington Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Logos Form Multi-Intell Sensor Tech Partnership; Fred Darlington Comments

    Raytheon has agreed to integrate its Multi-Spectral Targeting System with Logos Technologies‘ wide-area motion imagery technology to produce a new sensor system intended for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. The integrated sensor offering will work to help military ISR operators gather multi-sensor data to detect, recognize and identify targets in near-real time, Raytheon said Wednesday. The technology will be designed to support WAMI, multispectral full-motion video, hyperspectral imaging, […] More

  • General Dynamics to Help Air Force Researchers Develop Cloud-Based Threat Detection, Analysis Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics to Help Air Force Researchers Develop Cloud-Based Threat Detection, Analysis Platform

    General Dynamics has been awarded a $15 million contract by the Air Force Research Laboratory to prototype cloud-based threat detection and analysis software as part of efforts to automate the process for threat assessments. AFRL“™s intelligence analysts will use the platform to correlate geospatial and signals intelligence, cyber indicator and warning data streams, General Dynamics said Thursday. General Dynamics’ mission systems unit will design, […] More

  • Next Century to Help IARPA Develop SIGINT-Based Event Forecasting Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Next Century to Help IARPA Develop SIGINT-Based Event Forecasting Tool

    Next Century has received a three-year contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to develop a signals intelligence-based tool that will work to forecast societal events as part of IARPA’s Mercury Program. The SIGINT-based Anticipation of Future Events technology will be built to detect and predict terrorist or military activities, civil unrest and rare disease outbreaks in the Middle […] More

  • Army Eyes General Dynamics for Combat Vehicle SIGINT System Upgrade Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Eyes General Dynamics for Combat Vehicle SIGINT System Upgrade Contract

    The U.S. Army plans to award General Dynamics a sole-source contract to update signals intelligence technology of the branch’s combat vehicles in order to help troops identify and counter signal emissions in the battlefield, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday. John Keller writes the potential contract with General Dynamics“™ mission systems segment covers work to convert 47 AN/MLQ-44A Prophet SIGINT vetronics […] More

  • General Dynamics Selected to Develop Shadow Compass Software Prototype - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Selected to Develop Shadow Compass Software Prototype

    General Dynamics has secured a $14.8 million cost-plus-fixed fee contract from the U.S. Air Force to create a Shadow Compass software prototype designed to correlate geospatial and signals intelligence, as well as cyber indicators and warning data streams. The Defense Department said Friday the Air Force will obligate $4.7 million from fiscal 2015 and 2016 research, development, […] More

  • CACI Lands Army Software, Hardware Engineering Contract; Ken Asbury Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CACI Lands Army Software, Hardware Engineering Contract; Ken Asbury Comments

    CACI International has been selected to provide electronic warfare software and hardware engineering support to the U.S. Army intelligence and information warfare directorate. The task order extends the company“™s development, engineering and protection services for the Army“™s effort to develop cyber, electronic warfare, signals intelligence, radar and intelligence technologies, CACI said Monday. The software and hardware engineering support is […] More

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