Orbit International Receives Orders Totaling Approximately $770,000

Orbit, an electronics manufacturer and software solutions provider, today announced that its Power and Electronics Groups received follow-on orders totaling approximately $770,000.
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Harris Corp. Receives National Security Agency Type-1 Certification

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received Type-1 National Security Agency (NSA) certification for its Falcon III ® RF-340M multi-channel manpack radio.
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Exelis Awarded $517M U.S. Army Information Technology Contract

Exelis ( NYSE: XLS ) has been awarded a $517 million contract for enterprise information management and information technology support services by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer (USACE) Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi.
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Mysterious Source of Ozone-Depleting Chemical Baffles NASA

A chemical used in dry cleaning and fire extinguishers may have been phased out in recent years but NASA said Wednesday that carbon tetrachloride (CCl4) is still being spewed into the atmosphere from an unknown source.
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Northrop Wins US Navy CANES Shipboard Network Full Deployment Contract

The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) as one of five contractors for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) full deployment production contract to upgrade cybersecurity, command and control, communications and intelligence (C4I) systems across the fleet.
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Two new satellites for Europe's Galileo space network

Europe is set to launch two satellites Thursday for its Galileo navigation system, boosting the number in the Earth-orbiting constellation to six and bringing the network a step closer to becoming operational after a long delay.
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Airbus improves Air Surveillance capabilities of Indonesian Air Force

Airbus Defence and Space provides the Indonesian Air Force with the latest aircraft identification and air surveillance equipment, thus improving the air traffic control and air defence capabilities over the country's more than 15,000 islands.
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Raytheon Receives Arbitration Award relating to the eBorders Program

Raytheon, announced today its receipt of a decision in the arbitration between Raytheon Systems Limited (RSL, which is also known as Raytheon UK) and the United Kingdom Home Office relating to the eBorders program.
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Northrop Grumman, US Navy Integrate Manned, Unmanned Flight Operations

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC ) and the U.S. Navy offered a glimpse of the future of carrier aviation on Aug. 17 by conducting a series of cooperative flights from the aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), using an X-47B Unmanned Air System (UCAS) and an F/A-18 Hornet.
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U.S. Navy to Test and Evaluate Lockheed Martin Industrial Exoskeletons

Lockheed Martin has received a contract through the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) for the U.S. Navy to evaluate and test two FORTIS exoskeletons.
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Airbus Demonstrates New, Portable Threat Detection System

Airbus Defense and Space, Inc. recently hosted a successful demonstration of its SONEX-P threat detection system to representatives of major international airports, homeland security agencies, and federal, state, and local law enforcement organizations.
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Rheinmetall to Furnish Greece With Tank Ammunition

Rheinmetall has won an important foreign order for large-calibre ammunition. Greece has contracted with the Düsseldorf-based defence contractor to supply the Hellenic armed forces with tank ammunition worth some €52 million.
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Northrop Grumman Selected to Modernize Black Hawk Cockpit

Northrop Grumman has been selected by Redstone Defense Systems to supply and integrate mission avionics equipment for a digital cockpit upgrade of the U.S. Army's UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters.
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Navy awards $295.6 M advanced acquisition contract

The U.S. Navy announced Aug. 14 the award, to Boeing Defense and Security Systems, of a $295.6 million firm fixed-price-contract for the procurement of 12 Full Rate Production (FRP) Lot 2 P-8A Poseidon Multi-Mission Maritime aircraft.
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NOC to Supply Shipboard Navigation Systems for Peter Dohle

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract by Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG to supply the Integrated Bridge Systems, including navigation, voyage data recorders and radio systems, to seven new bulk carrier ships.
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Arotech Wins Order Supporting a Missile Defense Program

Arotech Corporation today announced that its Battery and Power Systems Division recently received a production contract for an OEM in the defense sector.
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Iraq set for more US strikes as Obama says US broke IS siege

US President Barack Obama declared Thursday that America broke the jihadist siege of Iraq's Mount Sinjar, where thousands of civilians were trapped, but said air strikes against the militants will go on.
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GD Awarded Contract to Deliver Space Fence Ground Structures

General Dynamics C4 Systems SATCOM Technologies received a contract from Lockheed Martin to design and build the ground structures and integrate the mechanical systems for the U.S. Air Force Space Fence program.
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Global Hawk Reaches New Milestone, Expands Operational Area

The U.S. Air Force's RQ-4 Global Hawk, a wide area surveillance unmanned aircraft system, has just completed its 100th operational mission in Southwest Asia and recently moved into the Pacific region.
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General Atomics Awarded Initial EMALS Contract

U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded General Atomics (GA) an initial sole-source contract for Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System
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