AV or Display Equipment

SAIC upgrades give TSA a closer examination of baggage

Science Applications International Corp. will improve the Transportation Security Administration's baggage-screening capabilities and reduce false alarms with a $25 million order for new imaging equipment.

Noblis wins $350M FAA award to upgrade air traffic system

Noblis Inc., a provider of technology and strategy services to the federal government, has won a seven-year prime contract with a potential value of $350 million to support the Federal Aviation Administration’s Air Traffic Control system.

Will a national alert system be ready for the next emergency?

Tuesday afternoon's 5.8 earthquake left hundreds of thousands of people along the East Coast temporarily without cell-phone service as circuits became overloaded and communications in many cases was reduced to texting or tweets. So what's a nation to do?

Lockheed tasked with boosting TSA airport screening technology

Lockheed Martin Corp. will provide the Transportation Security Administration with new passenger screening and security equipment across the east and central United States under two, two-year regional task orders worth a combined $72 million.

Videoconferencing wins over more than just rocket scientists

Videoconferencing is becoming a compelling technology that can allow government customers to collaborate without leaving their offices or spending time and money on travel.

General Dynamics IT helps coordinate air traffic at LA airports

General Dynamics Corp. will improve air traffic coordination in the busy Los Angeles area as the result of a $4.2 million contract from the municipal airports authority.

Northrop award extends software work for Army air defense

Northrop Grumman Corp. will continue providing software development and life-cycle support for the Air and Missile Defense Workstation under a new Army contract worth $77.9 million.

General Dynamics produces new computers for Navy aircraft

General Dynamics Corp. will produce the latest version of its advanced onboard computers for installation in select Navy aircraft under a $17.9 million contract.

TASC takes off on $828M FAA NextGen award

TASC Inc. will help the Federal Aviation Administration transition to the NextGen air traffic control system under a 10-year contract worth as much as $827.8 million.

Serco helps VA reintegrate, train vets for jobs

Serco Inc. will provide the Veterans Affairs Department with program management assistance under a competitively won task order valued at approximately $20 million.

U.S. Military Buys Portable Movie Theaters

The military is buying portable outdoor movie theaters for its troops.

SAIC focuses on Air Force video systems technology

Science Applications International Corp. will help the Air Force improve the service's overhead intelligence gathering efforts under a five-year follow-on contract potentially worth more than $49 million.

NFL technology is in play on the battlefield

The idea of the military tapping replay technology used by the National Football League to manage the fast-growing volume of battlefield video shouldn’t be overturned, GCN Lab director John Breeden writes.

Raytheon helps Air Force improve its weather forecasting

Raytheon Co. will help the Air Force improve its next-generation weather systems under a $21.8 million contract.

Northrop lands FAA communications maintenance award

Northrop Grumman Corp. will provide maintenance services and logistics support to the Federal Aviation Administration under a five-year, $32 million contract.

4 hot markets, or just hype?

Editor Nick Wakeman explores four areas that are repeatedly being mentioned by companies as potential markets. Can they live up to expectations?

Hands on with Army Go Mobile gear

The real potential of the Go Mobile program is in providing military personnel access to their AKO/DKO accounts wirelessly. The days of luggable laptops might be over soon, replaced in this case with smart phones that pack almost as much computing power.