Tag Archives: Federal Aviation Administration

Ken Asbury: New CACI Tech to Locate, ‘Spoof’ Unauthorized UAVs Near Airports

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 2,  2015 — CACI International (NYSE: CACI) CEO Ken Asbury said the company’s new sensor technology works to help counter unauthorized unmanned aerial vehicle operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Washington Post reported Thursday the technology is designed to locate and “commandeer” UAVs flying near airports and other sensitive airspace and is …

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Parsons Wins Awards for DeCA, FAA Construction Projects; Mary Ann Hopkins Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 28,  2015 — The Construction Management Association of America has awarded Parsons for its work on Defense Commissary Agency and Federal Aviation Administration construction projects, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Parsons said Monday it received the CMAA Project of the Year Award and Project Achievement Award for the Joint Commissary Exchange Project with DeCA, as well …

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Northrop Grumman Lands $81M FAA Aeronautical Info Mgmt Contract; Ed Sturms Comments

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has received an $81 million contract to update the Federal Aviation Administration’s aeronautical information management system. Northrop said Monday that the company will assist FAA in developing automation and information systems in support of the agency’s safety mission and the Next Generation Air Transportation System …

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Air Force Taps Rolls-Royce to Update C-130 Engines

Rolls-Royce has received a potential $36 million contract to upgrade T56 engines onboard the U.S. Air Force’s C-130 transport aircraft. Rollys-Royce said Tuesday it will start deliveries of Series 3.5 engine enhancement kits in December and install those kits onto C-130 planes of the service branch and the U.S. Air …

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FAA Taps SAIC for $70M Professional Services Support Contract; Bob Genter Comments

The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) a potential five-year, $70 million contract to provide professional support services for the FAA’s aviation safety office. SAIC said Wednesday the single-award, firm-fixed-price contract covers program management, technical engineering, operations research, analysis, federal rulemaking, flight safety, aeronautical communication, …

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FAA, CACI Set to Evaluate UAS Tracking Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 12,  2015 — The Federal Aviation Administration has engaged CACI International (NYSE: CACI) to carry out evaluation work on sensor technology that can be used to track drones, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. FAA said the assessment exercise is part of the agency’s Pathfinder program geared to elevate …

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FAA OKs MTSI as Commercial Drone Operator

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 30, 2015 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. (Nasdaq: MTSI) has been granted Federal Aviation Administration approval to operate its C-ASTRAL Bramor rTK commercial unmanned aerial system to fly up to 200 feet over land in U.S. civilian airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. MTSI said Monday the drone is equipped with …

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CSC Wins FAA Cloud Services Contract

Computer Sciences Corp. (NYSE: CSC) has won a 10-year, $109 million contract with options to deploy cloud services at the Federal Aviation Administration’s data center, Washington Technology reported Thursday. Nick Wakeman writes the FAA intends to consolidate the data center environment for its headquarters and other facilities in nine regions. CSC …

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Edward Sayadian: Exelis, FAA to Test-Drive Sense-And-Avoid UAS Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 6, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will embark on a research project with the Federal Aviation Administration that will study the safe integration of unmanned aircraft systems into the national airspace, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Exelis said the experiments will be carried out at …

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Stephanie Hill: Lockheed Delivers En Route Automation Platform for FAA NextGen

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 4, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed integrating a key piece of the Next Generation Air Transportation System for the Federal Aviation Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Stephanie Hill, vice president and general manager for information systems and global solutions-civil at Lockheed …

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