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  • General Atomics Produces Initial Li-ion Battery Shipset for USSOCOM Combat Submersible - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Produces Initial Li-ion Battery Shipset for USSOCOM Combat Submersible

    General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has produced and delivered the first batch of Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant batteries for a new transport vehicle of the U.S. Special Operations Command. Lockheed Martin contracted GA-EMS to supply the LiFT battery systems designed to power propulsion and internal support systems of USSOCOM’s Dry Combat Submersible platform, General Atomics said Thursday. USSOCOM awarded Lockheed […] More

  • Raytheon to Develop Radar Operational Flight Software for USSOCOM - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon to Develop Radar Operational Flight Software for USSOCOM

    Raytheon has received a $9.75 million sole-source contract to develop radar flight software for the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s fixed-wing aircraft. The company will develop the Silent Knight Radar Operational Flight program under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. USSOCOM will finance work through task or delivery orders and will obligate $3 million […] More

  • USSOCOM Taps Rockwell Collins for Avionics Tech Repair, Field Support Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USSOCOM Taps Rockwell Collins for Avionics Tech Repair, Field Support Services

    Rockwell Collins has received a potential five-year, $30.7 million contract to repair a common avionics architecture system for the U.S. Special Operations Command. The company said Monday it will also provide CAAS logistics, field support and spares management support under the contract. CAAS is based on the Flight2 open systems architecture and consists of multiple navigation, communications and mission […] More

  • BAE Tests Head-Up Display on 3 Aircraft Platforms - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Tests Head-Up Display on 3 Aircraft Platforms

    BAE Systems has conducted initial flight tests of its see-through head-up display that works to show flight information directly in a pilot’s line of sight without blocking views. The company said Tuesday its LiteHUD platform was flown aboard the U.S. Special Operations Command‘s AC-130J aircraft, the Textron-made Scorpion jet and BAE-built Advanced Hawk demonstrator aircraft. LiteHUD has […] More

  • Trellisware Secures USSOCOM Tactical Radio Contract via SBIR Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Trellisware Secures USSOCOM Tactical Radio Contract via SBIR Program

    The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded Trellisware Technologies a five-year, $40 million contract to supply Advanced Tactical Scalable Mobile Ad-hoc Network radios to USSOCOM’s Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Center. USSOCOM granted the award following the third phase of a Small Business Innovation Research Program, the Defense Department said Tuesday. San Diego, California-based Trellisware will receive $54,759 […] More

  • Boeing Gets SOCOM Helicopter Engineering Task Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Gets SOCOM Helicopter Engineering Task Order

    Boeing has received a potential $27 million task order from the U.S. Special Operations Command to provide non-recurring engineering services ahead of the production of Block 2 MH-47G helicopters. The Defense Department said Thursday that Boeing will use the funds to prepare for the manufacturing of MH-47G aircraft using reworked, recapped and salvaged contractor and government furnished components. […] More

  • Raytheon, Army, USSOCOM Test High-Energy Laser Aboard Apache Helicopter - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Army, USSOCOM Test High-Energy Laser Aboard Apache Helicopter

    Raytheon has worked with the U.S. Army‘s Apache Program Management Office and the U.S. Special Operations Command to test a high-energy laser system aboard an Apache AH-64 attack helicopter. The company said Monday the HEL system worked to track and direct energy on various targets during the test at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The demonstration […] More

  • Cubic Subsidiary Gets USSOCOM Networking Equipment Delivery Orders - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cubic Subsidiary Gets USSOCOM Networking Equipment Delivery Orders

    A Cubic subsidiary has received two delivery orders to provide networking equipment in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command's next-generation tactical local area network. DTECH Labs will deliver Mobile, Modular, Micro-Single Enclave systems for USSOCOM to build a distributed cloud architecture and increase the mobility and resiliency of information environment for special operation forces, Cubic said Monday. Mike Barthlow, vice […] More

  • USSOCOM Seeks Info on Biometric Data Collection, Storage Capabilities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USSOCOM Seeks Info on Biometric Data Collection, Storage Capabilities

    The U.S. Special Operations Command has issued a request for information on potential sources of biometrics devices and related capabilities that work to collect and store fingerprints, irises, voice and facial photographs. USSOCOM said in a FedBizOpps notice published May 26 it is interested in capabilities that have the potential to transmit information to a national […] More

  • DFAS Taps Grant Thornton, Cotton & Co. for Military Command Audit Services - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DFAS Taps Grant Thornton, Cotton & Co. for Military Command Audit Services

    The Defense Finance Accounting Service has awarded a $29.2 million contract to Grant Thornton and a $24.6 million contract to Cotton & Co. to respectively provide general fund and working capital fund audit services to the U.S. Special Operations Command and the U.S. Transportation Command. Each labor-hour contract has 19 base months and three one-year options, the Defense Department said Tuesday. DFAS […] More

  • USSOCOM Picks Thales Subsidiary for Multiband Radio Sustainment Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USSOCOM Picks Thales Subsidiary for Multiband Radio Sustainment Contract

    Thales‘ defense and security business has received a $9.9 million to sustain multiband radios for the U.S. Special Operations Command. The Defense Department said Friday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will run through September 2021 and covers sustainment of the Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio family of radios. Thales’ AN/PRC-148 MBITR is designed to operate with military and commercial legacy radio systems and provide communications capacity for warfighters. […] More

  • Fulcrum to Assist SOCOM's Military Info Support Operations Branch - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fulcrum to Assist SOCOM’s Military Info Support Operations Branch

    The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded Fulcrum a $850,000 task order for manpower augmentation services to the SOCOM’s J39-Military Information Support Operations Branch. Fulcrum will also support senior military engagement, complex analysis and global planning efforts at MISO under the three-year task order, the company said Feb. 1. “We are proud to have Fulcrum subject matter experts […] More

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