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Marine Col. Michael Atcheson Named Comtech C2 Technologies Group President

Michael Atcheson, formerly program director of the international business unit at Northrop Grumman’s (NYSE: NOC) mission systems sector, has been named president of command and control technologies group at Comtech Telecommunications (Nasdaq: CMTL). He succeeds Richard Burt, the group’s acting president who will continue to serve as a senior vice president at …

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Ensco Names Standards Development Vet to Board of Directors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 28, 2017 — Ensco has added Steven Bratt, most recently chief technology officer and president for standards development at the international organization GS1, as a member of the company’s board of directors, GovCon Executive reported Monday. Ensco said Thursday Bratt is co-founder of the World Wide Web Foundation …

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Former DHS Science & Tech Lead Reginald Brothers Named Chertoff Group Principal

Reginald Brothers, former undersecretary at the Department of Homeland Security‘s science and technology directorate, has joined security advisory services firm Chertoff Group as a principal. The company said Monday he will work with clients to help them create growth strategies, explore  market platforms and offer advice on modern threats and the impact of policies on the security and technology sectors. “I …

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Vencore’s Research Arm to Help Advance Airborne Comms for DARPA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2017 — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Vencore‘s research arm a 17-month, $2.5 million contract to help update airborne systems and networks under a program that seeks to ensure uninterrupted communications, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Vencore Labs will build and deliver technology to support network and radio communications against interference …

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HPE Develops Demonstration Chip for Accelerated Optical Computation Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 6, 2017 — A unit of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) has unveiled a demonstration chip that will work to accelerate optical computation processes in support of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency mesoscale technology program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. IEEE reported Monday Hewlett Packard Labs created the chip based on the Ising …

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Raytheon to Support DARPA’s Power Grid Cybersecurity Tech R&D Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 6, 2016 — The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) multiple contracts worth a total of $9 million to research and develop cybersecurity tools for the U.S. power grid system, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Raytheon said Monday it will develop early warning, adversary spoofing detection …

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Johns Hopkins APL Secures $98M DARPA Engineering, R&D Support IDIQ

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a potential five-year, $98 million contract for engineering, development and research services. APL will help DARPA create and maintain a tool to support engineering and developmental efforts that seek the practical application of scientific and technical investigative findings or theories, …

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Northrop Grumman Marks Milestones Under DARPA-Navy Tern Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has marked two milestones in a joint program between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and U.S. Navy to develop an unmanned aerial system for medium-altitude, long-endurance missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node project team has completed a critical design review of the …

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Northrop Grumman Team Secures DARPA Funds for 2nd Tern Test Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2016 — Northrop Grumman‘s prototype unmanned aircraft system for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program will undergo ground and at-sea tests by 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DARPA said Thursday it has provided funds to the Northrop-led team to build a second …

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BAE Secures DARPA Cognitive Electronic Warfare Tech Project Contract Modification

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 7, 2016 — The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded BAE Systems a $13.3 million contract modification to extend its support for the agency’s Adaptive Radar Countermeasures project for airborne electronic warfare systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The ARC program’s mission is to enable airborne electronic warfare (EW) …

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