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  • USDA Seeks Geospatial Data Mgmt Support for Forest Service - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USDA Seeks Geospatial Data Mgmt Support for Forest Service

    The Agriculture Department seeks information on the availability of professional services to support the geospatial data analysis and management efforts of the agency’s Forest Service organization. The Forest Service’s Geospatial Service and Technology Center is looking for potential vendors to help build, test and maintain Web-based geographic information system applications, USDA said in a FedBizOpps notice published Monday. […] More

  • GSA Taps SolarCity for Renewable Energy Project at 9 Federal Buildings - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GSA Taps SolarCity for Renewable Energy Project at 9 Federal Buildings

    SolarCity will build and operate photovoltaic technology at nine government facilities under a power purchase agreement with the General Services Administration as part of the Federal Aggregated Solar Procurement Pilot initiative. GSA launched the energy procurement and management effort with the Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Forest Service and Energy Department, EPA said Tuesday. The project will span up to 20 years and […] More

  • Textron Subsidiary Provides Small UAS, Tools to Support Wildfire Response in Idaho - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Textron Subsidiary Provides Small UAS, Tools to Support Wildfire Response in Idaho

    Textron‘s unmanned systems subsidiary has delivered equipment and personnel to the U.S. Forest Service and Interior Department to support wildfire response operations in Idaho. The company said Thursday it deployed its Aerosonde drone, iCommand tool and Remote Video Terminal products to provide imagery and coordinate responders during the wildfire. “Unmanned systems can operate where it may be unsafe or impractical […] More

  • Dynamic Aviation to Supply King Air E90 Aircraft for US Forest Service Firefighting Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Dynamic Aviation to Supply King Air E90 Aircraft for US Forest Service Firefighting Operations

    Dynamic Aviation has started work under a contract to provide a King Air E90 utility aircraft for the U.S. Forest Service. The company said Wednesday Forest Service will use the aircraft over LaGrande, Oregon and Alamogordo, New Mexico during wildfire season. USFS aerial tactical group supervisors on planes direct land-based firefighters to manage wildfires. Virginia-based Dynamic Aviation has at least 140 aircraft and […] More

  • BIll Doll: Battelle Tool Built to Help Navy Dig for Bomb Debris - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BIll Doll: Battelle Tool Built to Help Navy Dig for Bomb Debris

    Battelle has developed a metal detecting tool for U.S. Navy helicopter crews to help cleanup personnel at the Pinecastle Bombing Range in Florida find bomb debris, the Orlando Sentinel reported Sunday. Erica Rodriguez writes that the tool will be used to plot the locations of bomb and target debris on a heat map following pilot training exercises, […] More

  • BAE to Help Four Companies Modify Airtankers; Mark Taylor Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE to Help Four Companies Modify Airtankers; Mark Taylor Comments

    BAE Systems will help four companies modify aircraft for conversion programs, through which the company intends to establish U.S. Type 1 Airtanker fleets in North America. Canadian firms Air Spray Aviation Services, Conair Group Inc. and Tronos Plc/Neptune Aviation Services as well as U.S.-based Minden Air have acquired the BAe 146/Avro RJ plane, BAE said Tuesday. […] More

  • Wednesday Wins - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Wednesday Wins

    This week, SAIC won a task order from the 55th Contracting Squadron, and Boeing was awarded a pair of DoD deals. BAE Systems signed a $365 million-contract to modernize 11 Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyers, while Unisys was awarded a contract potentially worth $1 billion from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. Raytheon won a $23 […] More

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