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  • Army to Hold Cyberspace Prototyping Experiment to Help Address Warfighting Challenge - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army to Hold Cyberspace Prototyping Experiment to Help Address Warfighting Challenge

    The U.S. Army‘s Cyber Center of Excellence plans to launch an annual cyberspace operations, signal and electronic warfare prototyping experiment in July 2017 to assess emerging technologies that could help address a warfighting challenge. A notice posted Tuesday on FedBizOpps says the upcoming Cyber Quest seeks to gather technology concepts and examine the potential impact of the concepts on the Army’s doctrine, […] More

  • Harris Unveils Falcon III RF-7850S Wideband Secure Personal Radio - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Unveils Falcon III RF-7850S Wideband Secure Personal Radio

    Harris has added the RF-7850S wideband secure personal radio to the company’s Falcon III line of tactical radios built to offer networked voice, data and situational awareness in a single platform for warfighters. The company said Monday RF-7850S succeeds the RF-7800S SPR team radio and is designed to deliver optimized waveform and spectrum flexibility and power. Matt Nearpass, a product management director for global […] More

  • Steve Gizinski: Inmarsat-Spectra Group Alliance Creates Satellite Service for Tactical Mobile Comms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Steve Gizinski: Inmarsat-Spectra Group Alliance Creates Satellite Service for Tactical Mobile Comms

    Inmarsat and Spectra Group have partnered to develop a mobile satellite service intended to help military customers facilitate ultra and very high-frequency tactical communications. Steve Gizinski, vice president of special programs at Inmarsat’s U.S. government business unit, wrote in a blog post published Monday the L-band Tactical Satellite platform works  to provide data and voice connectivity for military users. He noted […] More

  • Brendan O'Connell: Latin American Country Buys Harris Radios for Interoperability - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Brendan O’Connell: Latin American Country Buys Harris Radios for Interoperability

    A Harris Corp. business unit has been awarded a $28 million contract to provide tactical radios to an unidentified Latin American country seeking to monitor drug smuggling and other cross-border illegal activities. The nation is buying Harris RF Communications‘ Falcon III RF-7800V combat net radios, RF-7800S secure personal radios and Falcon II RF-5800H high frequency radios for […] More

  • Harris Wins Radio Order from Middle Eastern Country; Brendan O'Connell Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Wins Radio Order from Middle Eastern Country; Brendan O’Connell Comments

    Harris Corp. has won an $11 million contract to provide a country in the Middle East with an integrated communications system for that nation’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaisance missions. The order is for Falcon III RF-7800M multiband handheld radios, accessories, combat management applications and air-ground-sea surveillance infrastructure, Harris said Thursday. Falcon works to help warfighters […] More

  • Northrop to Showcase C4ISR, Maritime Products at Int'l Exhibition in London; Andrew Tyler Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Showcase C4ISR, Maritime Products at Int’l Exhibition in London; Andrew Tyler Comments

    Northrop Grumman Corp. will showcase its C4ISR, cybersecurity, navigational, marine and military vehicles at an upcoming British exhibition that aims to gather industry firms from some 50 nations around the world. The company also intends to participate in the unmanned systems showcase segment of the four-day Defense & Security Equipment International to be held in […] More

  • Exelis to Develop Defense Dept Global Tactical Comm System; Mark Adams Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exelis to Develop Defense Dept Global Tactical Comm System; Mark Adams Comments

    ITT Exelis has won a contract to develop a communications service for the Defense Information Systems Agency that connects users to a satellite-based network for voice and data exchange. DISA aims for the company to demonstrate the service by 2014 for the “Global Services“ development phase of the agency’s Distributed Tactical Communications System, Exelis said […] More

  • Executive Spotlight: Harris CTO Kent Buchanan - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Executive Spotlight: Harris CTO Kent Buchanan

    Kent Buchanan is chief technology officer and vice president of engineering for Harris Corp., where he works to integrate dual-purpose technologies for defense, national intelligence, and healthcare customers, among others. Prior to joining Harris’ leadership team, he spent time at companies such as Motorola and General Electric and served as an Air Force officer, where he […] More

  • Report: Army To Use GSA Vehicle For Tactical Radio Buy - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Army To Use GSA Vehicle For Tactical Radio Buy

    The Army wants to use General Services Administration contract vehicles to purchase tactical radios for a combat brigade in Afghanistan, Nextgov reports. Through the vehicle, the Army would purchase 280 of the radios for the brigade, set to deploy next year. Two of the three brigades scheduled for deployment are equipped with Harris Corp.’s AN/PRC-117G […] More

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    Richard Spires: DHS Agents Switching from Radios to Smartphones in 5 Years

    The Department of Homeland Security plans to shift towards using mobile devices that can stream on-demand videos and conduct biometric identity verification checks, Federal Computer Week reports.  DHS Chief Information Officer Richard Spires discussed the department’s mobility and information sharing plans in addition to a new joint program office at the AFCEA-Bethesda Law Enforcement Information […] More

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