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News- Cobham Refueling Pods Successfully Demonstrated

Cobham announced yesterday the successful demonstration of air-to-air refueling pods from the Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport to F-18s of the Spanish Air Force. The pods are part of the latest generation of the Cobham Aerial Refueling System. Iain Gibson, VP of Mission Equipment at Cobham, said “These ‘wet …

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News- IP Agreement Between Microsoft and Lockheed Martin

Microsoft and Lockheed Martin have reached an intellectual property agreement that will enable Lockheed Martin to further develop Microsoft ESP software to improve training for US warfighters. The agreement will allow Lockheed Martin to build customized simulation solutions for the military. Microsoft is allowing Lockheed Martin to access the ESP …

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News- BAE Systems and Mahindra Sign Agreement

BAE Systems and Mahindra have signed an agreement to form a joint venture, land systems focused, defense company to be headquartered in India. The new venture will be headquartered in New Dehli and possess a manufacturing capability nearby. The venture will work on several existing projects surrounding ground based vehicle …

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News- BAE Systems Develops Technology to Fight Piracy

BAE Systems has announced the development of early warning technology designed to combat piracy at sea. The system will allow crews of commercial vessels to detect and identify ships and suspicious activity up to 25 km. The range of device will allow the crew of the commercial vessel to take …

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News- Supreme Court Overturns Ruling on Detainee Photos

The Supreme Court has thrown out a ruling by a lower court over the release of photos allegedly showing detainee abuse in Iraq and Afghanistan. In ordering the New York 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals to review the ruling, the Supreme Court cited a recent change in federal law …

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Featured Job- Program Manager – Raytheon

Job Description This position is responsible for managing a major software development program. This is a highly visible position with profit/loss responsibility of $10 Million a year, delivering on time and within budget. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional teaming skills and will have extensive experience working with senior customers …

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Today’s News From GovCon Wire

Contract Award- Northrop Grumman – $50 Million – National Guard Contract Award – General Dynamics – $322 Million – DoD Contract Award- Boeing – $23 Million – Air Force Contract Award- CSC – $2.9 Billion – Zurich Financial Services Contract Award- Stantec – $30 Million – GSA Contract Award- ATK …

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News- CapRock Introduces First Military-Grade Commercial Satellite Subscription Service

CapRock Government Solutions announced that its new commercial, off-the-shelf communications service, CommandAccess, is in its final phase of development. CommandAccess is designed for military and civilian agencies deployed in remote areas of operation. As a prepackaged and customized satellite communications services, it connects very small aperture terminals (VSATs) to the …

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Featured Job- Capture Manager – Raytheon

Job Description This position is for a Business Development/Capture Manager (BD/CM). The person will be responsible for the growth of the NIS organization in the next generation Cyber, Networks and Health areas through BD and CM activities. Responsibilities of this position include: Business and customer development, competition assessment, win strategy …

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M&A Activity- Harris Corp Aquires VA Contractor

Harris Corp. has acquired privately held Patriot Technologies LLC, which provides IT services to the Department of Veterans Affairs. The move positions the company to provide complete interoperability solutions that address the national priority of VA and Military Health System enterprise integration. Howard L. Lance, chairman, president and CEO of …

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