Failed contract incentive causes Lockheed to lose $70 million

Overflow costs not accepted by Air Force for new GPS satellites and it cuts Lockheed's fee.

Sotera, Geospatial Intelligence Foundation partner to help military families

The partnership was able to raise $10,000 for the Fisher House, an organization that provides military families shelter while they visit wounded loved ones.

Forest Service seeks emergency-satellite suppliers

The Forest Service has issued a request for information because it anticipates having to install thousands of satellite emergency notification devices.

TASC wins $134M NASA software services award

The contractor and its partners will provide independent verification and validation, software assurance, and other services to the space agency.

Alion’s geospatial expertise expands Army’s knowledge center

Alion will produce digital terrain and geospatial datasets, systems engineering and systems implementation plans for the Army Geospatial Center.

Harris continues groundwork for AF satellite program

Harris continues hardware and software support for the Air Force’s weather satellite system under a new five-year, $25 million contract.

ObjectFX hires geospatial expert as ops executive VP

ObjectFX, a provider of geospatial solutions to the federal government, has hired Al League an expert in innovative geospatial data technology as executive vice president of operations.

The long tail of space shuttle tech

Even though the Atlantis' 12-day mission marks the close of the shuttle era, you might be surprised at some of the beneficial technologies the program leaves behind.

Raytheon to design information architecture for small satellites

Raytheon subsidiary BBN Technologies will design and integrate an information architecture for wireless small module satellites for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

General Dynamics supports Air Force with imagery intelligence analysis

General Dynamics Corp. will provide battlespace awareness and other support to the Air Force under a task order worth $4.7 million.

SRI, DARPA partner on visual system for unmanned surveillance

With funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, SRI International Inc. is leading a team to design a visual intelligence system that will usher in a new era in unmanned robotic surveillance.

Raytheon assesses, repairs Navy jam-proof communications system

Raytheon Co. will provide the Navy with communications logistics support for its Extremely High Frequency Satellite Program under a $51.6 million contract.

Kratos acquires Columbia, Md., satellite systems developer

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc. will acquire Integral Systems Inc. in a cash-and-stock transaction worth $266 million, according to announcements by the companies.

SAIC continues software, geospatial support for EPA

SAIC will provide software engineering and technical support to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Information under a task order that could be worth as much as $20 million.

National Archives giving tips on history through FourSquare

Checking in at the Washington Monument? Get a tip from the National Archives while you are there.

Lockheed Martin wins NASA SEISS contract

Lockheed Martin's Space Systems Company will provide systems engineering for the Dextre robotic system.

BAE names recent hire to lead geospatial intelligence unit

BAE Systems has tapped newcomer Jordan Becker to lead its geospatial intelligence and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance business unit. He will report to John Gannon, president of the Intelligence and Security sector.