Orbital ATK Helps NASA Launch Scientific Balloon on Test Flight; John Pullen Comments

Orbital ATK Helps NASA Launch Scientific Balloon on Test Flight; John Pullen Comments

Orbital ATK helped send aloft a NASA scientific balloon after 5 p.m. Eastern time Thursday from Wanaka Airport in New Zealand. The company won a contract in November 2014 to… Read more »

Thales, BAE to Develop Underwater Countermeasure Prototypes for France, UK

Thales, BAE to Develop Underwater Countermeasure Prototypes for France, UK

Thales and BAE Systems will collaborate with their partners in France and in the U.K. to develop an autonomous system intended to detect and counter sea mines and underwater explosive… Read more »

BAE to Put $100M in San Diego Shipyard Project; Erwin Bieber Comments

BAE to Put $100M in San Diego Shipyard Project; Erwin Bieber Comments

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary will add a new dry dock to its shipyard in San Diego, California, under a $100 million expansion project to update its ship maintenance, repair and modernization… Read more »

Unisys to Help Update EU Food Authority’s IT Systems; Bart Steukers Comments

Unisys to Help Update EU Food Authority’s IT Systems; Bart Steukers Comments

A Unisys-Maps SpA consortium has been awarded a multimillion contract to support an information technology modernization program of the European Food Safety Authority. The team will deliver a system intended to… Read more »

Raytheon to Supply Ground Segments for Northrop-Built Global Hawk in South Korea

Raytheon to Supply Ground Segments for Northrop-Built Global Hawk in South Korea

Raytheon will provide ground stations for Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems based in South Korea under a $45.7 million contract with Northrop Grumman. The work to supply one building-based and one… Read more »

Thomas Carrato: Health Net Extends Support for DoD’s Tricare Program

Thomas Carrato: Health Net Extends Support for DoD’s Tricare Program

Health Net‘s federal services subsidiary has received a contract modification from the Defense Department to extend the unit’s support for the Tricare healthcare program through the end of March 2018…. Read more »

Lockheed, SSBV-Rovsing Forge Solar Array Simulation Partnership

Lockheed, SSBV-Rovsing Forge Solar Array Simulation Partnership

Lockheed Martin and Denmark-based space technology firm SSBV-Rovsing have reached a $438,500 partnership deal for the Danish company’s solar array simulation technology, Bidness Etc reported Friday. Larry Darrell writes Lockheed… Read more »

Kaman to Produce Rotor Blade Parts for Bell Helicopters; Tim Bates Comments

Kaman to Produce Rotor Blade Parts for Bell Helicopters; Tim Bates Comments

Kaman Corp. has been awarded a more than $25 million follow-on contract to build military rotor blade components for Bell Helicopter’s UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters. Kaman’s Aerosystems division will manufacture… Read more »

Airbus Hands Training Helicopter to US Army; Allan McArtor Comments

Airbus Hands Training Helicopter to US Army; Allan McArtor Comments

Airbus Group has transported a version of the Lakota helicopter configured for training mission to the U.S. Army. Airbus Helicopters Inc. built and delivered the UH-72A Lakota helicopter and the Army… Read more »

Labor Dept Seeks Info on IT Engineering Services Sources for OCIO

Labor Dept Seeks Info on IT Engineering Services Sources for OCIO

The Labor Department is seeking industry input on potential sources of information technology engineering and planning services to support the programs of the agency’s Office of the Chief Information Officer. The request for… Read more »

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