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  • Northrop to Help Sustain Navy's Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator Under $65M Contract Option - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Help Sustain Navy’s Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator Under $65M Contract Option

    Northrop Grumman has received a $64.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to help operate and maintain the service branch’s Broad Area Maritime Surveillance-Demonstrator aircraft. The Defense Department said Wednesday that Northrop will also provide sustainment engineering and logistics services for RQ-4 Global Hawk peculiar items, support equipment and technical publications under the BAMS-D program. The company […] More

  • MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to Provide NOAA Satellite Data Access - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates to Provide NOAA Satellite Data Access

    MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has received a potential four-year contract to provide data from the company’s synthetic aperture radar satellite to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA will use data collected by the RADARSAT-2 satellite to aid snow and ice forecasting monitoring activities, MDA said Wednesday. RADARSAT-2 is built to gather all-weather imagery and surveillance information in near-real time for use in the agriculture, aviation, defense, […] More

  • Air Force Taps Raytheon to Provide Surveillance Tech for T-38, A-10 Planes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Taps Raytheon to Provide Surveillance Tech for T-38, A-10 Planes

    Raytheon has received a potential six-year, $49 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to integrate a surveillance technology into T-38A/B and A-10 aircraft platforms. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will provide Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast equipment for T-38A/Bs and A-10s in an effort to help the Air Force comply with a Federal Aviation Administration mandate. FAA requires that […] More

  • L3 Subsidiary Unveils ISR Kits for Fixed- and Rotary-Wing Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Subsidiary Unveils ISR Kits for Fixed- and Rotary-Wing Aircraft

    L3 Technologies‘ Wescam subsidiary has introduced a set of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance system kits designed for fixed- and rotary-wing platforms. Matrix ISR kits consist of commercial off-the-shelf technologies built to support multiple aircraft ISR systems for defense and security missions, L3 said Tuesday. Wescam President Mike Greenley said that the kits contain qualified subsystems intended to help […] More

  • SAIC to Integrate C4ISR Tech for Army Tactical Vehicles Under $61M Task Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC to Integrate C4ISR Tech for Army Tactical Vehicles Under $61M Task Order

    Science Applications International Corp. has received an 18-month, $61 million task order from the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic to perform engineering upgrade and integration work on two types of military vehicle. SAIC said Thursday it will integrate command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance applications and hardware kits for the U.S. Army‘s High-Mobility […] More

  • AeroVironment Intros Nano Quadrotor UAS for Close-Range ISR Applications - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AeroVironment Intros Nano Quadrotor UAS for Close-Range ISR Applications

    AeroVironment has debuted a rugged miniature unmanned aircraft system the company designed to aid close-range military intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. Snipe Nano Quad is equipped with electro-optical/infrared, low-light-capable and long-wave infrared sensors and an integrated tilt mechanism for the transmission of images and record real-time video in daytime and nighttime operations, AeroVironment said Tuesday. “No assembly is required for the five-ounce […] More

  • US Navy Taps Canadian Commercial Corp. for Electro-Optics Sensor Procurement IDIQ - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    US Navy Taps Canadian Commercial Corp. for Electro-Optics Sensor Procurement IDIQ

    Canadian Commercial Corp. has been awarded a potential $49.6 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract by the U.S. Navy to provide electro-optics sensor systems for the Military Sealift Command Situational Awareness System program. The Defense Department said Thuesday that the MSC-EOS systems will be installed on maritime platforms of the Military Sealift Command, U.S. Coast Guard and Navy. MSC-EOS is […] 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

  • Burns & McDonell-Designed C2 Facility to Support Navy's Maritime Surveillance Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Burns & McDonell-Designed C2 Facility to Support Navy’s Maritime Surveillance Operations

    The U.S. Navy has opened a command-and-control complex, designed by Burns & McDonnell, to support broad area maritime surveillance operations at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida Burns & McDonnell said Tuesday the complex houses a tactical operations center for manned P-8A surveillance aircraft and a MQ-4C Triton squadron that supports the Navy’s unmanned aerial vehicle program. The facility is built to comply […] More

  • TCOM Partners with Maryland Commerce Dept to Present Aerostat Offerings at Avalon Air Show - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TCOM Partners with Maryland Commerce Dept to Present Aerostat Offerings at Avalon Air Show

    TCOM has teamed up with the Maryland Commerce Department to demonstrate the company’s aerostat offerings, designed to help deliver maritime and border security for Australia and Southeast Asia, at the Avalon Air Show. The company said Wednesday it presented the ISR applications of its 28M aerostat offerings designed to monitor areas with potential domain obstructions which disrupt manned aerial surveillance […] More

  • General Atomics Enters Partnership for Potential RPA Integration in Japan Airspace - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Enters Partnership for Potential RPA Integration in Japan Airspace

    General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has partnered with a consortium of government, academic and commercial organizations to pursue operational approval in Japan for a medium-altitude long-endurance remotely piloted aircraft to fly in the country’s non-segregated civil airspace. The company said Thursday it aims to secure the first civil MALE RPA clearance in Japan as well as explore the potential use of the […] More

  • Alion Science-Reamda JV to Offer EOD, Surveillance Robot Platforms; Doug King Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Alion Science-Reamda JV to Offer EOD, Surveillance Robot Platforms; Doug King Comments

    Alion Science and Technology and Ireland-based unmanned ground robotic systems developer Reamda have launched a joint venture to offer robotic platforms intended for explosive ordnance disposal and surveillance operations. Realion Robotics said Tuesday it aims to help military, law enforcement and government agencies gain access to unmanned ground robots that can function in harsh environments. Doug King, program manager of Realion […] More

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