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  • Raytheon to Add Software-Defined Radio on Army Helicopters; Scott Whatmough Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Add Software-Defined Radio on Army Helicopters; Scott Whatmough Comments

    Raytheon will update radio systems on U.S. Army helicopters with the RT-1987, a software-defined radio that is part of the company’s SkyFire product line and features both cryptography tools and Mobile User Objective System support. Raytheon said Sunday that it demonstrated the features of what the company says would be the first major upgrade of a radio system in nine years. Scott Whatmough, vice president […] More

  • BAE Wins Follow-On Naval Ship Upgrade, Maintenance Work - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Wins Follow-On Naval Ship Upgrade, Maintenance Work

    BAE Systems will help the U.S. Navy modernize, repair and maintain nine kinds of cruiser and destroyer ships at Pearl Harbor under a five-year follow-on contract. The company has been maintaining those ships under an initial seven-year MSMO agreement with the branch’s Naval Sea Systems Command, BAE said Monday. Vessels covered by the multi-ship, multi-option award include USS […] More

  • HP to Shift UK Healthcare Org's PCs to Windows 7; Tracey McDermott Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HP to Shift UK Healthcare Org’s PCs to Windows 7; Tracey McDermott Comments

    Hewlett-Packard has won a contract to upgrade information technology equipment for a 69-facility private healthcare provider in the U.K. that handles more than 1 million outpatient visits per year. BMI Healthcare seeks to migrate its HP desktops and laptops to Microsoft Windows 7 and finish the project within six months, HP said Wednesday. Tracey McDermott, […] More

  • HP to Help NZ Federal Agency Refresh IT Systems; Mike Prieto Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    HP to Help NZ Federal Agency Refresh IT Systems; Mike Prieto Comments

    Hewlett-Packard will help a government agency update its information technology systems and expand data storage facilities in a move to extend services for nearly 159,000 citizens in New Zealand. The Northland Regional Council seeks to update its IT infrastructure, which includes applications used by 176 employees to accomplish and monitor business activities, HP said Tuesday. […] More

  • International SOS, Control Risks Launch New Business Travel App; Rich Gallagher Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    International SOS, Control Risks Launch New Business Travel App; Rich Gallagher Comments

    International SOS has collaborated with Control Risks to launch a new online application designed to help businesses maintain connection with their workforce anytime and anywhere around the world. The enhanced features of TravelTracker 6 aim to provide interactive communication and navigation tools as well as real-time notifications and updates for employers to know the location […] More

  • Report: Navy Wants to Increase Raytheon Sidewinder Range by 60% - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Navy Wants to Increase Raytheon Sidewinder Range by 60%

    The Naval Air Systems Command wants to increase the range of a Raytheon-built Sidewinder missile by 60 percent to meet the needs of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, Flightglobal reported Thursday. Dave Majumdar writes the modified AIM-9X Block III will focus on tweaks to the rocket motor and missile power to strengthen the Lockheed Martin-built plane’s weapons capacity […] More

  • Northrop to Upgrade Navy Aircraft Computer Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop to Upgrade Navy Aircraft Computer Systems

    Northrop Grumman‘s guidance and electronics company has secured a firm-fixed-price delivery order worth $8,880,685 from the U.S. Navy. The Pentagon announced Tuesday the delivery order is against a previously issued ordering agreement for 52 Gen II mission computers for H-1 aircraft upgrades. Work will be performed in Woodland, Calif., and is expected to start in […] More

  • Raytheon Completes Upgrade in Antarctica for US Air Force - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Completes Upgrade in Antarctica for US Air Force

    Raytheon has completed a major communications upgrade for the U.S. Air Force in Antarctica. This was done in support of future scientific and environmental satellite missions. The McMurdo station in Antarctica is the largest of U.S. Antarctic Research stations and hosts the Air Force“™s Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. Raytheon“™s work consisted of increasing the off-continent […] More

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