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  • Airbus Unveils “˜Zephyr S' Pseudo-Satellite for ISR Missions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Airbus Unveils “˜Zephyr S' Pseudo-Satellite for ISR Missions

    Airbus' defense and space business has launched at the Farnborough Airshow an unmanned aerial vehicle designed to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. Airbus said Monday it also opened the first production facility for the Zephyr S High Altitude Pseudo-Satellite UAV and named it after Zephyr inventor Chris Kelleher. Sophie Thomas, head of the Zephyr […] More

  • Raytheon Eyes Development of Multi-Function Smart Radar for Next Decade - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Eyes Development of Multi-Function Smart Radar for Next Decade

    Raytheon plans to develop over the next decade an architecture meant to connect radar systems and allow simultaneous detection, tracking, definition, communication and analysis operations. The company said Friday it plans to use unified software and architecture to generate multiple perspectives from the visual coverage of various radars, and machine learning to aid future U.S. […] More

  • BAE, Prismatic Partner to Develop Solar-Powered Surveillance, Communications UAV - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE, Prismatic Partner to Develop Solar-Powered Surveillance, Communications UAV

    BAE Systems and Prismatic have partnered to develop a solar-powered, high-altitude, long endurance unmanned aerial vehicle that can be used for surveillance and communications operations in remote areas. BAE Systems said Thursday the Persistent High Altitude Solar Aircraft-35 will be equipped with battery and solar cell technology that would allow the 330-pound UAV to remain aloft […] More

  • Hensoldt Demos Counter-UAV Platform at Airbus Airfield in Germany - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hensoldt Demos Counter-UAV Platform at Airbus Airfield in Germany

    Germany-based sensor provider Hensoldt has tested its counter unmanned aerial vehicle system designed to defend airports and other infrastructure from potential threats. The company said Wednesday its Xpeller counter-UAV system was demonstrated at the Airbus airfield in Hamburg, Germany for spectators that included airport operators and representatives from armed forces, industrial companies and police forces. […] More

  • Air Force Offers Industry Access to ISR Pod Technical Data - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Offers Industry Access to ISR Pod Technical Data

    The U.S. Air Force has opened up its technical data package for a prototype multi-intelligence pod system to the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance industry as part of an effort to encourage developers to build compatible sensor platforms. AgilePod is designed with multiple modules that can be configured to support ISR and non-ISR missions, the Air Force said Thursday. The […] More

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    Marine Corps Interested in Coastal Defense Tech

    The U.S. Marine Corps has asked industry to provide information on the availability of shore-based technology built to deliver precision kinetic fires against ships at a range of at least 80 miles. In a FedBizOpps notice posted Oct. 27, USMC said it prefers coastal defense systems the service branch’s deployable and mobile forces could use for […] More

  • Leonardo Delivers Surveillance RPA Platform to Middle East-Based Client - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leonardo Delivers Surveillance RPA Platform to Middle East-Based Client

    Leonardo has shipped a remotely piloted air system that will work to aid surveillance missions of an unnamed an unnamed launch client in the Middle East. The company said Monday the Falco EVO platform completed acceptance tests at Leonardo’s Italy-based design and construction facility in August. Falco EVO is part of the company’s Falco RPAS family of aircraft […] More

  • Report: CBP, Elbit Systems' US Arm in Talks to Expand Border Surveillance Tech Deployment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: CBP, Elbit Systems’ US Arm in Talks to Expand Border Surveillance Tech Deployment

    Elbit Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary is in discussions with the Customs and Border Protection over further deployment of company-made surveillance technology to help secure the southern border, Defense News reported Thursday. The report said Elbit Systems of America aims to help the agency address the Trump administration’s border security requirements. CBP awarded the company a $145.3 million contract in February 2014 […] More

  • Roboteam Lands Orders for 75 Micro Tactical Ground Robot Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Roboteam Lands Orders for 75 Micro Tactical Ground Robot Systems

    Roboteam has received two orders to deliver 75 micro tactical ground robot designed to support U.S. and international military missions. The company said Tuesday that it has begun to produce and deliver the all-terrain MTGR units which can help conduct explosive ordnance disposal as well as chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear material-related missions. “We are […] More

  • Microsoft Adds Cognitive Services, Media Analytics to Azure Govt Cloud - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft Adds Cognitive Services, Media Analytics to Azure Govt Cloud

    Microsoft has announced the availability of a media analytics tool and a white-glove service for government customers of the company’s Azure cloud computing platform. The Cognitive Services White Glove Program works to help clients integrate artificial intelligence in applications that will be built in Azure Government, Microsoft said July 17. The program also offers access to the company’s […] More

  • Cambridge International Systems Awarded $343M C5ISR Support Services Task Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cambridge International Systems Awarded $343M C5ISR Support Services Task Order

    Cambridge International Systems, Inc. (Cambridge) has recently been awarded a $343.3 million-dollar Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat Systems, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR) Support Services contract by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Program Support Center. Cambridge will provide Department of Defense (DoD), Federal, and coalition sponsors with planning, analysis, organization, integration, and […] More

  • Northrop Completes 1st Flight Test of Panel-Based Sensor - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Completes 1st Flight Test of Panel-Based Sensor

    Northrop Grumman evaluated the performance of its modular panel-based sensor technology during an exercise conducted in April at the company’s flight test facility in Baltimore, Maryland. The multifunction surveillance system functioned both on ground moving target indicator radar mode and on synthetic aperture radar mapping mode as part of the maiden flight, Northrop said Tuesday. The sensor is designed to integrate with new modes and technologies built to […] More

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