North Texas IT Excellence: DallasCISO and DallasCIO ORBIE Awards to Honor Top Tech Leaders in Consecutive Events

by | Feb 2, 2024

The ORBIE Awards are set to recognize North Texas’ top information technology talent with back-to-back award events on Feb. 8 and 9. The DallasCISO and DallasCIO ORBIE Awards events will spotlight chief information security officers (CISOs) and chief information officers (CIOs) driving innovation and shaping the digital landscape at major North Texas organizations....

Raytheon Awarded $154M to Produce Commander’s Viewer Units for U.S. Army in North Texas
by | Jan 24, 2024
To be produced at Raytheon's McKinney campus, the CIV is an "electro-optical/infrared sight system" using second-generation forward-looking infrared cameras and sensors. It's slated to provide the U.S. Army's Bradley Fighting Vehicle with "360-degree battlefield oversight and targeting capabilities," the defense contractor said.
Elbit Systems of America and RTX Get $16M from U.S. Navy for Pilot Helmet-Mounted Display System
by | Sep 8, 2023
The Zero-G Helmet Mounted Display System+ from Collins Elbit Vision Systems—a joint venture between Fort Worth-based Elbit Systems of America and RTX business Collins Aerospace—gives 21st-century Navy pilots "an augmented view of the battle space" for "faster decision making, increasing survivability, and effectiveness."
Collins Aerospace Awarded $36M USAF Contract to Develop Beyond-Line-Of-Sight Satellite Communications Pod
by | Aug 14, 2023
Collins, which has a Richardson-based secure communications division, will develop the pod with capability to connect with commercial and military satellites in low, medium, and geostationary orbits. The pod's goal: to enhance situational awareness and enable faster, better decisions "across the battlespace."