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  • Lockheed to Recapitalize Additional M270 Launchers Under $451M Army Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Recapitalize Additional M270 Launchers Under $451M Army Contract

    Lockheed Martin has secured a $451 million contract to recapitalize additional multiple launch rocket system launchers for the U.S. Army to upgrade the military service’s fleet of M270 self-propelled launcher platforms. The company said Wednesday it will refurbish additional M270 systems to include the new common fire control system, improved armored cabs and new engines. […] More

  • GA-ASI to Develop Airborne Battlespace Awareness & Defense Payload for MQ-9A Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GA-ASI to Develop Airborne Battlespace Awareness & Defense Payload for MQ-9A Aircraft

    General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business unit has secured a contract from U.S. Special Operations Command to develop a new airborne battlespace awareness and defense capability for the MQ-9A Block 5 remotely piloted aircraft. ABAD will feature a next-generation software-defined radio-based electronic warfare system from BAE Systems and the AN/AAQ-45 Distributed Aperture Infrared Countermeasure System advanced […] More

  • DMI, Appvance Partner to Deliver Generative AI for Software Quality Testing; Gary Wang Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DMI, Appvance Partner to Deliver Generative AI for Software Quality Testing; Gary Wang Quoted

    DMI has partnered with autonomous test generation software provider Appvance to offer generative artificial intelligence for software quality testing to accelerate digital transformation initiatives across the public and private sectors. Under the partnership, DMI will offer Appvance’s AIQ software quality platform to customers looking to integrate generative AI into their software delivery infrastructure, the companies […] More

  • Leonardo DRS Tapped to Build Upgraded KC-46 Aerial Refueling Operator Stations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leonardo DRS Tapped to Build Upgraded KC-46 Aerial Refueling Operator Stations

    Leonardo DRS has secured a contract from Boeing‘s defense, space and security business to build and deliver next-generation aerial refueling operator stations for the U.S. Air Force’s KC-46 Pegasus refueling tanker aircraft fleet. The company said Tuesday it will produce the AROS 2.0 units at its manufacturing center of excellence in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, to replace […] More

  • Viasat Partners With Loft Orbital for Real-Time Space Relay Service Demonstration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Viasat Partners With Loft Orbital for Real-Time Space Relay Service Demonstration

    Viasat has selected space payload developer Loft Orbital as a partner for a flight communications demonstration mission that will showcase the former’s multi-orbit real-time space relay capability. Under the partnership, Viasat will integrate its newly developed space-qualified Ka-band space terminal into Loft Orbital’s spacecraft to demonstrate the ability of its space-based relay communication services to […] More

  • Rocket Lab Selects 6 Subcontractors for Military Satellite Constellation Development; Mynaric's Tim Deaver Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rocket Lab Selects 6 Subcontractors for Military Satellite Constellation Development; Mynaric’s Tim Deaver Quoted

    Rocket Lab USA has selected six subcontractors to provide payloads and subsystems for the 18 Beta satellites the company is developing for the second tranche of the Space Development Agency’s data communications transport layer. The company said Monday it leads the design, production, testing and operation of satellites for the Proliferated Warfighter Space Architecture’s Tranche […] More

  • Army Demonstrates Mission Planning, Airspace Control System From General Dynamics - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Demonstrates Mission Planning, Airspace Control System From General Dynamics

    The U.S. Army has demonstrated an integrated mission planning and airspace control software suite developed by General Dynamics‘ mission system division at the multinational Project Convergence-Capstone 4 force exercise. During the demonstration, soldiers used the Integrated Mission Planning and Airspace Control Tools software to plan a rotary wing mission and load mission data into a […] More

  • CAES Develops Programmable Transceiver for Army's Long Range Precision Fires Program; Mike Kahn Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CAES Develops Programmable Transceiver for Army’s Long Range Precision Fires Program; Mike Kahn Quoted

    CAES is developing a programmable transceiver designed to help advance the U.S. Army’s top modernization priority of enabling long-range precision fires. The Precision Strike Sensor Core works to enable assured positioning, navigation and timing; facilitate radio frequency guidance and control; and provide in-flight data link communications in support of Army’s precision strike capability, CAES said […] More

  • John Lucio Named Senior Director for Government Relations at BWX Technologies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    John Lucio Named Senior Director for Government Relations at BWX Technologies

    John Lucio, formerly senior vice president at Ervin Graves Strategy Group, has been named senior director for government relations at BWX Technologies. In his new role, Lucio will focus on strengthening BWXT’s relationships with defense and civilian agencies and advancing support for various Department of Defense programs, including the production of naval nuclear reactors for […] More

  • Sashi Ravipati, Heather Scheuerman Take on VP Roles at Leidos - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sashi Ravipati, Heather Scheuerman Take on VP Roles at Leidos

    Leidos has expanded its leadership team with the appointment of Heather Scheuerman as vice president of strategic sourcing and Sashi Ravipati as VP of capability integration. Prior to her appointment, Scheuerman served as director of sourcing at the Reston, Virginia-headquartered information technology and engineering services company for five years, according to her LinkedIn profile. Meanwhile, […] More

  • SSC Requests Proposals for ESS Space Vehicle Development, Production Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SSC Requests Proposals for ESS Space Vehicle Development, Production Contract

    Space Systems Command has begun seeking proposals for the development and production of space vehicles for the U.S. Space Force’s Evolved Strategic Satellite Communications constellation. The ESS Space Development and Production contract will manufacture four space vehicles to form the space segment of the satellite constellation that will provide a jam-resistant satellite communications capability for […] More

  • Maxar Intelligence Deploys WorldView Legion Satellites Onboard SpaceX Falcon Rocket; Dan Smoot Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Maxar Intelligence Deploys WorldView Legion Satellites Onboard SpaceX Falcon Rocket; Dan Smoot Quoted

    Maxar Intelligence has launched its first two high-resolution Earth imagery and mapping satellites with solar arrays onboard a SpaceX Falcon rocket from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. The company said Thursday the satellites deployed their solar arrays after launch and began receiving and transmitting signals, indicating that the spacecraft perform well in space where […] More