Tag Archives: U.S. government

Erickson to Extend Government Sustainment, Provide Airlift Services in Afghanistan

Erickson to Extend Government Sustainment, Provide Airlift Services in Afghanistan - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Erickson has received a six-month, $29 million extension to a four-year U.S. government sustainment contract to continue both that work and airlift services. The company said Monday it will continue to provide passenger and cargo airlift services for Fluor and airlift assets and operations supports in Afghanistan. Erickson has also received a contract …

Read More »

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Gov't, Commercial Satellite Sector Should Address In-Orbit Collisions Through Collaboration

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Gov't, Commercial Satellite Sector Should Address In-Orbit Collisions Through Collaboration - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has called on the U.S. government and commercial satellite vendors to collaborate in the development of policies on the safety of satellite launches and seek to reduce the risk of in-orbit collisions. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a SpaceNews op-ed published Tuesday that inactive satellites and debris constitute the majority of approximately 23,000 man-made …

Read More »

BAE, Boeing Eye Middle East for Military Deals

BAE, Boeing Eye Middle East for Military Deals - top government contractors - best government contracting event

BAE Systems and Boeing expect to receive sales orders from countries in the Middle East that are aiming to bolster their defense postures as programs in the U.S. wind down under sequestration, Defense News reported Tuesday. Paul McLeary writes executives from both companies discussed ongoing negotiations for deals on the …

Read More »