DRC's twin wins prop up Air Force unmanned aircraft program

Dynamics Research Corp. will continue to provide engineering and technology services to the Air Force, having won a pair of two-year delivery orders worth a combined $24.5 million.

Tech insights into the bin Laden mission

Editor Nick Wakeman offers a roundup of news reports covering the technology that brought bin Laden down.

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.

TASC wins $600M contract to create counter-WMD technologies

TASC Inc. will provide advisory and assistance services to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to battle weapons of mass destruction.

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.

SAIC moves into third phase of anti-WMD tech development

Science Applications International Corp. has won a three-year, $23 million Defense Department task order to work on Phase 3 of the Integrated Weapons of Mass Destruction Toolset, developing technology specifically designed to reduce WMD threats.

Industry holds key orbit in new space policy

The new National Security Space Strategy outlines how the U.S. government will manage its space industrial base, defend its space assets and share space-based resources with allies.

Four contractors vie for $1.4B in Navy awards

A quartet of contractors will provide IT systems for ships, submarines and land-based facilities for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and other prospective U.S. government and foreign military customers.

Accenture will keep Navy mission-critical systems shipshape

Accenture has won a five-year, $6.3 million contract to assist the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command’s efforts to modernize its ships with mission-critical systems.

CACI to aid Army with intelligence processing upgrades

CACI International Inc. will provide program management and technical engineering services to the Army under a $45 million task order.

SAIC continues biometrics gate-keeping at Iraqi entry ports

Science Applications International Corp. will continue providing biometrics support to U.S. Central Command under a three-year task order that could be worth more than $23 million.

VT Group buys Evergreen Unmanned Systems

VT Group has acquired the Evergreen Unmanned Systems, a division of Evergreen International Aviation Inc. Financial terms of the transaction were not reported.

Ridge criticizes sluggish implementation of security technologies

Tom Ridge joins the American Security Challenge in a call for more investments in cyber, C4ISR and other security technologies.

L-3 unit will upgrade Marine Corps’ remote sensor system

L-3 Communications Inc. subsidiary L-3 Nova Engineering will provide equipment, upgrades and repairs, and program management services under a $52.8 million Defense Department follow-on contract to support the Marine Corps' Tactical Remote Sensor Systems program.

FLIR makes $274M deal for advanced sensor maker

FLIR Systems Inc. acquisition of ICx Technologies Inc. will bolster its homeland security and defense business.

L-3 locks up purchase of Airborne Technologies

L-3 Communications Corp. has acquired Airborne Technologies Inc., which specializes in aeronautical engineering services for unmanned aircraft systems. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

TASC captures $200M infrared Air Force contract

Company will help the Air Force with its space-based infrared systems, used for missile defense.

Raytheon wins $250M award to upgrade IT in Navy Ospreys

Raytheon Co. will provide information technology support for Navy V-22 Osprey aircraft under a five-year, $250 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract.

Harris brings better maps to Navy aircraft

Harris Corp. wins another contract to enhance the mapping capabilities of Navy aircraft, including helicopters and jet fighters.

Northrop to install infrared warning systems on Marines' choppers

Northrop Grumman Corp. will provide infrared missile warning systems to the Navy under an $80 million contract.