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DARPA Taps Raytheon, Vencore Subsidiaries for IP Cyber Research Program


The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Raytheon‘s (NYSE: RTN) BBN Technologies subsidiary and Vencore‘s Applied Communication Sciences separate research contracts under the Edge-Directed Cyber Technologies for Reliable Mission program. BBN’s contract is worth $12.2 million and ACS’ contract has a value of $11.8 million, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Both agreements span across two 18-month phases ...

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Exelis Picks Leidos for Next Phase of DARPA Counter Radar Project


TYSONS CORNER, VA May 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday on Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) being selected to continue working with Exelis (NYSE: XLS) in the next phase of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Adaptive Radar Countermeasures program. Work under the new subcontract will include a demonstration of Leidos electronic warfare ...

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DARPA Picks 4 Contractors to Make Subreflector-Based Imaging Radars

Helicopter Radar

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded four companies contracts worth up to $11.3 million combined for the Advanced Scanning Technology for Imaging Radars program, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes the companies will work to develop new imaging radars that use electronic subreflector designs for scans. Contract details include: First ...

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DARPA Awards Prime Contracts for Phase 2 of Tern, Northrop Grumman and AeroVironment Selected


The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announce on Monday that Northrop Grumman and AeroVironment have been selected to design a new unmanned air system to launch and recover from small ships. The contract was awarded for the second phase of the Tern program, a joint effort between Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency ...

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DARPA Seeks Proposals for Shared-Spectrum Tech Project’s 2nd Phase


The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has begun soliciting proposals for phase two of a program to build technology to allow bandwidth sharing between radar and communication platforms, Defense Systems reported Friday. Mark Pomerleau writes the Shared Spectrum Access for Radar and Communications program’s second phase will focus on the S-band ...

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DARPA Selects Lockheed, Sikorsky, Aurora Flight Sciences for Multi-Aircraft Autopilot R&D Project


Aurora Flight Sciences, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Sikorsky have been awarded contracts to design, build and demonstrate an aircraft automation technology for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA said Tuesday the companies will work to develop an Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System that can be tailored to support ...

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Schafer to Support DARPA Tactical Technology Office R&D for $97M


Schafer‘s government services business will provide the Tactical Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency with scientific, engineering and technical assistance under a potential three-year, $96.9 million contract. The company said Thursday it will support DARPA TTO’s research and development activities for new prototype weapons, systems or platforms that create or prevent ...

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Navy Taps 4 Firms for $97M R&D IDIQ


The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential two-year, $96,945,000 contract for research and development services to Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), CENTRA Technology, ManTech SRS Technologies (NASDAQ: MANT) and Schafer Corp. Awardees will provide technical, programmatic, financial and administrative services for several Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency programs, the Defense Department ...

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Army Plans Biometrics API Contract Award to Novetta Solutions Subsidiary


The U.S. Army‘s Mission and Installation Contracting Command-West Point plans to award Novetta Solutions company IBG a sole-source contract to perform research and development work on a biometrics application program interface. MICC-West Point said in a notice posted Nov. 17 on FedBizOpps that the biometric authentication system would support the desktop and mobile Active Authentication ...

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Leidos to Develop New Ocean Sensors for US Navy; John Fratamico Comments


Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a nearly $14 million contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop new deep ocean sensors for the U.S. Navy. The company’s maritime operations division will perform research and development for DARPA’s transformational reliable acoustic path system and produce TRAPS nodes, Leidos said Wednesday. “TRAPS integrates unique Leidos ...

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