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  • Air Force Taps Matrix Research for Radio Frequency Sensor Tech R&D - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Taps Matrix Research for Radio Frequency Sensor Tech R&D

    Matrix Research has received a seven-year, $49.5 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to mature radio frequency subsystems designed for sensing hardware. The Dayton, Ohio-based company will provide research and development services to the Electronics, Apertures and Machine-Learning Subsystems R&D project under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Friday. The Air Force […] More

  • Appian: Company Software Adopted by More Than 200 Government Agencies - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Appian: Company Software Adopted by More Than 200 Government Agencies

    The Appian Platform for information technology automation has so far been implemented by more than 200 government agencies including the Department of Defense. The company said Wednesday the increasing adoption of its software technologies has led to contracts such as its collaboration with BigBear.ai and Palantir Technologies to create a unified Global Force Information Management […] More

  • William LaPlante, DOD Acquisition Chief, Elected to 2023 Wash100 for Championing Industrial Production & Security Assistance Contracting Activity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    William LaPlante, DOD Acquisition Chief, Elected to 2023 Wash100 for Championing Industrial Production & Security Assistance Contracting Activity

    Executive Mosaic is proud to recognize William LaPlante, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, as a winner of the 2023 Wash100 Award. This marks the second consecutive time William LaPlante has been selected to the annual Wash100 list of highly esteemed leaders who influence and shape the government contracting narrative. LaPlante took his oath of […] More

  • Simba Chain Books USAF Award to Advance Blockchain App Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Simba Chain Books USAF Award to Advance Blockchain App Development

    Simba Chain has received a $30 million strategic funding increase from the U.S. Air Force to develop blockchain tools for supply chain management applications. The company said Tuesday the investment will be used to scale up the development of Simba Blocks enterprise platform for enabling customers to build and deploy blockchain applications. As part of […] More

  • CAES Tapped to Develop Advanced Electronics for Air Force; Dave Young Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CAES Tapped to Develop Advanced Electronics for Air Force; Dave Young Quoted

    CAES has been selected to continue providing advanced electronics in support of the U.S. Air Force as part of the Extremely Wideband Radio Frequency Spectrum Operations System. Under the program, CAES will design and develop dual system-in-package circuit card assemblies as well as help enhance the performance of the microelectronics-based wideband digital antenna array, the […] More

  • SandboxAQ Books Air Force Quantum Tech R&D Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SandboxAQ Books Air Force Quantum Tech R&D Contract

    Software as service startup SandboxAQ has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to mature quantum sensor technology intended for navigation use in mission areas where global positioning systems can be interrupted. The Direct-to-Phase-II Small Business Innovation Research award from USAF will support research and development efforts for the quantum navigation system, SandboxAQ said Monday. USAF and […] More

  • USAF Hosts 2023 Innovation Industry Days in Texas - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    USAF Hosts 2023 Innovation Industry Days in Texas

    The U.S. Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center and AFWERX, the service’s startup incubator development program, co-hosted an event to showcase innovation projects beneficial to the USAF and Space Force. Innovation Industry Days was held from Jan. 24 to 26 in San Antonio, Texas, congregating more than 2,000 representatives from the industry, government and […] More

  • Air Force Receives Navigation Technology Satellite-3 From L3Harris - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Receives Navigation Technology Satellite-3 From L3Harris

    L3Harris Technologies has delivered a positioning, navigation and timing satellite technology to the Air Force Research Laboratory in preparation for the spacecraft’s launch in late 2023. The Navigation Technology Satellite-3 payload is now stationed at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, where it will undergo functional and performance evaluation prior to integration into Northrop […] More

  • Air Force Taps Raytheon to Create Rocket Cargo Mission Planning, C2 Software - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Taps Raytheon to Create Rocket Cargo Mission Planning, C2 Software

    The research and development arm of Raytheon Technologies has secured a contract to develop mission planning and command and control software for the U.S. Air Force’s rocket cargo initiative.  Raytheon BBN team will design and create collaborative planning and C2 processes and tools in support of the project that aims to use commercial technologies to […] More

  • Next Phase to Assist USAF in Investigation File Management - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Next Phase to Assist USAF in Investigation File Management

    Next Phase Solutions, an Orlando, Florida-based consulting and services firm, has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force Office of Special Investigations to provide a records management application for defense department-compliant investigative case files. NPS said Monday it will deliver a certified RMA for classified and unclassified records, integrate the application with existing case management […] More

  • Catalyst Accelerator Seeks Program Participants to Streamline USAF Digital Model Processing - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Catalyst Accelerator Seeks Program Participants to Streamline USAF Digital Model Processing

    A three-month startup accelerator program will be launched by Catalyst Accelerator in an effort to boost the efficiency of the U.S. Air Force’s digital model processing. Catalyst Accelerator’s operations in Ogden, Utah, is inviting applications from small businesses that can present technologies capable of streamlining the service branch’s Unified Certification Strategy, the accelerator said Tuesday. […] More

  • L3Harris, SGA Receive 1st Air Force C-130 Aircraft to Undergo Fleet Readiness Upgrades - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L3Harris, SGA Receive 1st Air Force C-130 Aircraft to Undergo Fleet Readiness Upgrades

    L3Harris Technologies and Strategic Global Aviation are set to conduct maintenance and other fleet readiness services in support of the U.S. Air Force’s C-130 Hercules following the arrival of the first transport aircraft at the latter’s facility. SGA recently received authorization from the Department of Defense to provide flight and ground test for the aircraft, […] More