Tag Archives: weapon system

Raytheon’s Todd Probert: DoD Could Look to Commercial Software Dev’t to Speed Up Weapons Procurement

Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon, told C4ISRNET that one of the trends he expects to see in 2019 is the Department of Defense’s move to accelerate the acquisition of weapons systems through commercial software development model. “I see 2019 as the point when the …

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Raytheon’s Todd Probert: US Military Works With Industry to Protect Systems From Cyber Threats

Todd Probert, vice president of mission support and modernization at Raytheon, has said the U.S. military has been collaborating with industry to safeguard its systems from cyber threats and understand the risks posed by vulnerabilities, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. The military and Congress “must also increase funding specifically for cyber vulnerability …

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Kathy Warden: Northrop Expands Portfolio Into Hypersonics Through Innovation Systems Business

Kathy Warden, president and chief operating officer of Northrop Grumman, has said the company considers hypersonic missiles as a promising business line, USNI News reported Saturday. Warden, a three-time Wash100 recipient, told analysts at a conference call that Northrop’s innovation systems business, formerly Orbital ATK, expands the defense contractor’s portfolio of …

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DoD Unveils Corrosion Prevention & Control Planning Standard With SSPC, NACE International

The Defense Department has partnered with SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings and NACE International to release a new standard on corrosion prevention and control planning. “The new Corrosion Prevention and Control Planning standard will allow the DoD to facilitate the inclusion of corrosion-planning requirements in new contracts as it designs, acquires, …

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DiSTI to Develop 3D Training Platform for Army Phalanx Weapon System

The U.S. Army has awarded DiSTI a $2.8 million contract to develop a three-dimensional training platform for the Counter-Rocket, Artillery and Mortar, Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System. DiSTI said Tuesday the C-RAM LPWS Operator/Maintainer Trainer will work to generate a virtual training interactive environment for weapon operations and maintenance. The company added it will incorporate its VE Studio …

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Rockwell Collins to Install GPS Receivers on Leonardo-Finmeccanica Weapon System

Rockwell Collins will mount its global positioning system technology on Leonardo-Finmeccanica’s naval and artillery weapon suite in a move to assist in military operations. Leonardo-Finmeccanica is set to fire its Vulcano weapon system with Rockwell Collins’ NavFire Precision Positioning Service GPS under the agreement, Rockwell Collins said Monday. “We have customized the …

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MacB, Exeter Partner to Sustain Air Force’s Purchase Request Processing System

MacAulay-Brown will collaborate with Exeter Government Services to provide process management and sustainment support for the U.S. Air Force’s acquisition platform under a five-year contract. MacB said Monday the contract also covers system analysis and software code design and testing support for the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center’s Purchase Request …

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