Tag Archives: Federal Aviation Administration

Harris to Upgrade FAA’s Alaska Flight Planning System; John O’Sullivan Comments

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has won a $98 million contract to upgrade the Federal Aviation Administration’s weather data and flight-planning system for the aviation community in Alaska. The company will also test and maintain the system under the Operational and Supportability Implementation System II program, Harris said Thursday. “OASIS is …

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FAA Awards Raytheon $350M for Air Traffic Control Updates; Michael Espinola Comments

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a $350 million contract modification with the Federal Aviation Administration to extend the company’s air traffic control center modernization work under the FAA’s Terminal Automation Modernization and Replacement program to September 2017. The company will implement the Standard Terminal Automation System at airports as part of the FAA’s efforts to transition ATC systems …

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Harris Gov’t Comm Systems Revenue Up 12% in FY 2015 1Q

Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) has announced financial results for the first quarter of the company’s 2015 fiscal year, which ended Sept. 26, 2014. Revenue in the company’s government systems segment increased 12 percent from the prior period to $461 million, which Harris said was driven by work on the F-35 Joint …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Adds NextGen Engineering, Analytical Contract

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has won a 38-month, $23 million contract that covers work with the Transportation Department and Federal Aviation Administration to implement the NextGen air traffic control system at airports. The company will perform engineering and analytical support work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, which includes both new and …

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Joseph Battaglia: Telephonics Support to FAA Terminal Upgrade Program to Bring More Opportunities

A Griffon (NYSE: GFF) subsidiary has received a $23 million contract from the Federal Aviation Administration to provide its Common Terminal Digitizer system as an upgrade to the agency’s Airport Surveillance Radar-8. As part of FAA’s Terminal Automation Modernization Replacement program, Telephonics‘ CTD system will digitize radar signals from ASR-8 and air traffic control …

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Tetra Tech to Provide FAA IT, Security Programs Support

Tetra Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) will provide information technology and security programs support services to the Federal Aviation Administration under a potential $76 million contract. The company will also perform cybersecurity-related work and help the FAA to handle hazardous materials tracking systems, the company said Wednesday. The FAA’s office of security …

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NASA and FAA Vet Terry Thompson to Lead LMI’s Aviation Environmental Analysis Efforts

Terry Thompson, the former vice president for energy and environment at Airbus subsidiary Metron Aviation, has joined LMI to work with the aviation industry to address environmental impacts and concerns, among other responsibilities. Shahab Hasan, program director for LMI’s operations and cost analysis, said Monday that LMI looks to tap Thompson’s experience …

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FAA Approves Boeing ScanEagle UAV for Commercial Use; Paul McDuffee Comments

Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) Insitu subsidiary has been authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration to fly an unmanned aerial vehicle for a commercial project, the Puget Sound Business Journal reported Monday. Steve Wilhelm writes the FAA gave Insitu permission to operate three ScanEagle drones to support environmental surveillance work by energy …

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Iraq Requests $700M US Air Traffic Control Equipment Sale

Iraq’s government has asked to purchase $700 million in air traffic control technology and support services from the U.S. government under a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said in a Tuesday notice that the contractor for the transaction will be determined through a competitive process. Equipment covered under …

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Lockheed Awarded $440M National Airspace System Contract Extension; Rick Hieb Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $440 million contract extension to continue performing integration and implementation services for the Federal Aviation Administration’s National Airspace System. The Bethesda, Md.-based company has performed task orders under the NAS Integration Support Contract for the past four years and will continue work through at least …

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