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  • Boeing Subsidiary Introduces New Solar-Powered, Long-Endurance Drone - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Subsidiary Introduces New Solar-Powered, Long-Endurance Drone

    Aurora Flight Sciences, a Boeing subsidiary, has unveiled a new autonomous aircraft that utilizes solar energy to perform long, high-altitude flights. The Manassas, Va.-based company said Wednesday its new Odysseus unmanned aerial system can support climate change and atmospheric research as well as missions focused on communication, connectivity and intelligence. Odysseus is designed to monitor storm movement and measure […] More

  • Lockheed-Built GOES-16 Satellite Instruments Record Continuous Lightning, Solar Storm Data - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed-Built GOES-16 Satellite Instruments Record Continuous Lightning, Solar Storm Data

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has unveiled the first images from two Lockheed Martin-built space instruments onboard a weather monitoring satellite that was launched in November last year. Lockheed said Monday the Geostationary Lightning Mapper and Solar Ultraviolet Imager on NOAA’s Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-16 work to record continuous lightning data and compile complete views of the sun, respectively. Jeff Vanden […] More

  • SGT Subcontracts Earth Networks to Support NOAA Weather Data Acquisition Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SGT Subcontracts Earth Networks to Support NOAA Weather Data Acquisition Program

    SGT has awarded Earth Networks a subcontract to support the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s efforts to gather meteorological observational data from non-federal observing networks. NOAA awarded SGT a potential three-year, $45 million contract earlier this month to supply meteorological observational data to the agency and its National Weather Service organization. Earth Networks said Thursday the observations made […] More

  • Harris Installs Ground Segment Components of NOAA's Weather Satellite; Romy Olaisen Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Installs Ground Segment Components of NOAA’s Weather Satellite; Romy Olaisen Comments

    Harris Corp. has completed the installation and integration of 89 out of 155 ground segment components of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite “” R Series weather monitoring tool of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The company said Tuesday the tested network infrastructure hardware and software is located at NOAA’s satellite operations facilities in Suitland, Maryland; Wallops Island, Virginia; and […] More

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