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  • Marines Use Aurora-Built Autonomous Flight Platform in Cargo Delivery Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Marines Use Aurora-Built Autonomous Flight Platform in Cargo Delivery Mission

    Aurora Flight Sciences has helped the U.S. Marine Corps deliver cargo through an autonomous flight platform during the service branch’s recent integrated training exercise. A UH-1H helicopter equipped with the Aurora-built Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System delivered 520 pounds of water, gasoline, ready-to-eat meals, communications equipment and a cooler that contained urgent necessities to the California-based Marine Corps Air Ground Combat […] More

  • Boeing's Aurora Flight Sciences Flies Autonomous UH-1H Helicopter in Cargo Resupply Demo - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing’s Aurora Flight Sciences Flies Autonomous UH-1H Helicopter in Cargo Resupply Demo

    Aurora Flight Sciences has demonstrated an autonomous version of the UH-1H helicopter as part of the Office of Naval Research‘s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System program. The Boeing subsidiary said Wednesday the AACUS-Enabled UH-1H helicopter, or AEH-1, performed multiple flights at the Marine Corps Base Quantico to verify its capacity to conduct resupply missions autonomously in operationally relevant […] More

  • VSE Unit to Overhaul Engines of State Dept's UH-1H Fleet - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    VSE Unit to Overhaul Engines of State Dept’s UH-1H Fleet

    A business unit of VSE has received a potential five-year, $16.6 million contract to overhaul, modify and repair engines in the State Department‘s fleet of 85 UH-1H “Huey” helicopters. Prime Turbines will perform work on T53-L-703 engines in support of the aviation office at DoS’ Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, the company said Tuesday. Paul Goffredi, president and chief operating officer of VSE’s aviation […] More

  • Jim Myles: DynCorp Extends Support for California's Aerial Firefighting Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jim Myles: DynCorp Extends Support for California’s Aerial Firefighting Program

    DynCorp International has received a one-year, $27.8 million contract extension to help the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection maintain aerial vehicles the agency uses when it responds to wildfires. The company said Wednesday it will continue to provide maintenance, repair and modification services for the agency’s fleet of OV-10A observation aircraft, S-2T tankers […] More

  • IGS Awarded $7M AF Contract to Upgrade Aircraft Maintenance Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IGS Awarded $7M AF Contract to Upgrade Aircraft Maintenance Program

    Intergraph Government Solutions has been awarded a potential $6.9 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Air Force“™s F-15 Eagle scheduled maintenance program. The project will involve work to maintain the fleet using Maintenance Steering Group-3 level processes, IGS said Friday. MSG-3, which IGS developed specifically for aviation, is designed to harvest the kind of technical […] More

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