Verizon’s Carlos Arcila: Cyber Strategy Needed for Energy Grids

Verizon’s Carlos Arcila: Cyber Strategy Needed for Energy Grids

Carlos Arcila, external communications manager for Verizon Enterprise Solutions, has recommended several ways to safeguarding the country’s energy infrastructure from cyber attacks. He noted on the Verizon blog Tuesday that… Read more »

Planet Labs to Use TCS Antennas for Earth-Imaging Satellites; Michael Bristol Comments

Planet Labs to Use TCS Antennas for Earth-Imaging Satellites; Michael Bristol Comments

TeleCommunication Systems will supply Planet Labs with the X/Y Tracking Antenna Systems to help track the Flock-1 Earth-imaging satellite constellation. TCS said Wednesday that features of the tracking antennas for the low-Earth orbit satellites… Read more »

Lockheed Subcontracts Minco to Build Aegis Weapon Parts

Lockheed Subcontracts Minco to Build Aegis Weapon Parts

Lockheed Martin has awarded Minco Technology Labs a multi-year contract to manufacture components for Lockheed’s Aegis missile defense system. Minco will commence production of Aegis structural parts in the fourth… Read more »

Exelis Supplies Navy Aircraft With Electronic Self-Protection Systems; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis Supplies Navy Aircraft With Electronic Self-Protection Systems; Joe Rambala Comments

Exelis has delivered the first nine ALQ-214(V)4/5 electronic self-protection systems as part of the Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures suite installed on the U.S. Navy‘s F-18 aircraft fleet. Joe Rambala, vice president and general manager… Read more »

IBM to Offer Climate Scientists Free Virtual Supercomputer Access; Stanley Litow Comments

IBM to Offer Climate Scientists Free Virtual Supercomputer Access; Stanley Litow Comments

IBM will offer sustainability researchers and scientists access to the company’s World Community Grid supercomputing platform through an estimated $60 million in computing power to support scientific research. The company will accept project proposals from interested… Read more »

Cubic to Help Install Contactless Fare System for London Transportation Network; Roger Crow Comments

Cubic to Help Install Contactless Fare System for London Transportation Network; Roger Crow Comments

Cubic‘s will provide a contactless ticketing and fare collection system for London’s transportation network under a potential 10-year, $1 billion contract. Under the so-called Electra contract, Cubic said Tuesday that it will start to implement… Read more »

Ranaan Horowitz: Elbit Systems Engineers Refresh Lockheed F-16 Avionics Systems

Ranaan Horowitz: Elbit Systems Engineers Refresh Lockheed F-16 Avionics Systems

Elbit Systems of America has delivered new technologies for avionics systems to Lockheed Martin for F-16 fighter jets in an effort to integrate the aircraft’s configurations. The U.S. subsidiary of Elbit Systems delivered the center… Read more »

Northrop CEO Wes Bush: Gov’t Acquisition Leaders Need Flexibility, Efficiency in Buying

Northrop CEO Wes Bush: Gov’t Acquisition Leaders Need Flexibility, Efficiency in Buying

Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush has urged acquisition officials to be more open to new ways of completing mission tasks, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. Amrita Jayakumar writes that Bush believes public… Read more »

Lockheed Picks EMCORE’s Solar Cells for Satellite Program; Brad Clevenger Comments

Lockheed Picks EMCORE’s Solar Cells for Satellite Program; Brad Clevenger Comments

Lockheed Martin has agreed to incorporate EMCORE’s multi-junction solar cell assemblies into a satellite program. EMCORE will supply its Coverglass interconnected cells that are based on the ZTJ triple-junction solar… Read more »

Jim Mitchell: Boeing to Deliver Inmarsat Satcom Offering to a Federal Customer

Jim Mitchell: Boeing to Deliver Inmarsat Satcom Offering to a Federal Customer

Boeing will partner with broadband service company ViaSat to deliver a Ka-band satellite bandwidth offering to a U.S. government organization. The companies will provide the agency with military communications bandwidth… Read more »

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