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  • Boeing to Deliver Wideband Satcom Kits for Navy Poseidon Aircraft Under $94M Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing to Deliver Wideband Satcom Kits for Navy Poseidon Aircraft Under $94M Order

    TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 15, 2019 “” Boeing (NYSE: BA) will supply eight wideband satellite communication kits for the P-8A Poseidon aircraft of the U.S. Navy under a $93.6M delivery order from the service branch, GovCon Wire reported Friday. The Department of Defense said Thursday the order covers the production, test, integration and qualification of […] More

  • L3 Micreo Unveils Wideband Radio Frequency Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3 Micreo Unveils Wideband Radio Frequency Tech

    L3 Micreo, a subsidiary of L3 Technologies, has developed a new wideband radio frequency technology designed to support military communications. The modular optical link is built to operate in frequencies ranging from 10 megahertz to 40 gigahertz and transmit converted broadband RF signals through a fibre-optic link, L3 Micreo said Tuesday. Sarah Eary, general manager at L3 Micreo, said the […] More

  • Honeywell, Inmarsat Government Ink Agreement for Global Xpress In-Flight Connectivity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Honeywell, Inmarsat Government Ink Agreement for Global Xpress In-Flight Connectivity

    A U.S.-based subsidiary of Inmarsat and Honeywell have entered into a service provider agreement to provide Inmarsat Global Xpress satellite services and wideband connectivity to the U.S. government’s aeronautical sector. Inmarsat Government said Tuesday the agreement extends an existing partnership between the two companies in providing in-flight connectivity to the Global Xpress network. Michael Edmonds, vice president of marketing and product management at Honeywell’s […] More

  • Cobham Launches UHF Antenna for White Space Frequency - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Cobham Launches UHF Antenna for White Space Frequency

    Cobham Antenna Systems“™ microwave antennas unit has launched a dual-polar ,ultra-high-frequency antenna that is built to cover the white space frequency band for antenna operators and installers. The SA11-90-0.6VH/2178 wideband antenna covers the 470 megahertz-to-700 megahertz frequency range that was freed up after some analog television transmissions discontinued, Cobham said Thursday. The antennas are built […] More

  • Harris Radios Tested for Wideband Networking Capabilities; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Radios Tested for Wideband Networking Capabilities; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. tested the capability of its radio systems through the Defense Department“™s wideband networking waveform, intended to work with the U.S. Army“™s mid-tier networking vehicle radio program. The MNVR systems shared data with other ground mobile radios at 2 megabits per second over an L-Band frequency intended for wideband communications, Harris said Wednesday. George […] More

  • Boeing Hands Pentagon WGS Satellite 6, WGS-5 to Launch Wednesday - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Boeing Hands Pentagon WGS Satellite 6, WGS-5 to Launch Wednesday

    Boeing has delivered the sixth wideband global satellite communications spacecraft to the Defense Department in preparation for its scheduled launch in 2013. The company shipped the WGS-6 satellite from its facility in El Segundo, Calif. to Titusville, Fla. and the spacecraft will be tested, fueled and integrated before its launch from Cape Canaveral, Fla., Boeing […] More

  • L-3 Wins Wideband Satellite Terminal Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L-3 Wins Wideband Satellite Terminal Order

    An L-3 Communications subsidiary has won two contracts worth potentially $39 million to provide atellite terminals, equipment and support services to Australia’s military. The company’s Oceania subsidiary was selected through an open tender for an off-the-shelf platform certified for operation on the Wideband Global Satellite network, the Australian Defence Ministry announced Thursday. Dr. Mike Kelly, the […] More

  • Harris to Provide Special Operations Forces with Falcon Radios; George Helm Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris to Provide Special Operations Forces with Falcon Radios; George Helm Comments

    Harris Corp. has won a $7 million delivery order from the Special Operations Command for additional Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radios and accessories, according to a company statement. “The AN/PRC-117G“™s software-defined and upgradeable platform enables Special Operations Forces to use high-speed data, voice and real-time video to address its Command and Control, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance requirements,“ said George […] More

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