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CenturyLink Taps LGS Tech for Work on DoD High-Speed Network

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TYSONS CORNER, VA June 9, 2015 — CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) has enlisted LGS Innovations to help upgrade the Defense Department’s high-speed fiber optic network that connects five Pentagon facilities with supercomputing requirements. CenturyLink said Monday it expects updates to DREN to enable the five computer labs to receive speeds of ...

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DARPA Taps Raytheon, Vencore Subsidiaries for IP Cyber Research Program

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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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Raytheon Demos Integrated Tech for Maritime Defense Research

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TYSONS CORNER, VA May 8, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) integrated its surveillance and analytics technology into one system for capability demonstration aboard the U.S. Navy’s Stiletto experimental vessel, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Bob Dehnert, command, control and awareness director for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, said Wednesday ...

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HDR Wins $75M Marine Species Monitoring IDIQ from US Navy

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HDR Environmental, Operations, and Constructions Inc. has won a $75 million contract from the U.S. Navy to handle marine species monitoring studies for the naval facilities engineering command in Atlantic and Pacific areas. The Norfolk, Virginia-based company will work to survey aerial and ship board, perform passive acoustics, identify images, collect ...

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Johns Hopkins’ APL Awarded $405M for Special Operations Analysis, Studies

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Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory will carry out analysis work and studies in areas related to science and technology for Special Operations Command under a five-year, $405 million contract. The Defense Department said Tuesday APL will also perform experiments, engineering and developmental work in order to apply investigative findings ...

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Exelis to Provide Laser Tool for NASA Climate Change Research

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Exelis (NYSE: XLS) will support NASA research on climate change by providing a modified Multi-Functional Fiber Laser LIDAR under a $3.5 million contract as part of the Atmospheric Carbon and Transport-America project. The company said Monday that the research is centered on monitoring how weather systems move gases such as carbon ...

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CMS Awards 15 Spots on Potential $7B Modeling, Evaluation IDIQ

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has awarded 15 positions on a potential five-year, $7 billion contract to help design and implement service and delivery models for managing costs of federal healthcare programs. CMS announced the contract awards Monday in a FedBizOpps notice and said the agency received 23 proposals for ...

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Mark Gray: ASRC Federal InuTeq to Back Army’s Research Supercomputer Net

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ASRC Federal InuTeq has been awarded a potential five-year, $88 million contract to provide technical and professional support services for the U.S. Army’s defense research engineering network modernization program. Mark Gray, ASRC Federal president and CEO, said Monday the company will support technologies that the Army works on through the branch’s research, development, test and evaluation ...

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DHS Seeks Academic Partners for Border Security Research Projects

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The Department of Homeland Security is providing up to $40 million in funding for research work into tools to help improve the nation’s immigration system and resilience to coastal disasters, Homeland Security Today reported Friday. DHS will distribute the awards under a set of potential five-year, $20 million cooperative agreements ...

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Ed Sheehan: CTC Forms 3 New Operating Groups

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has moved to build up its customer services and core offerings by introducing a new operating structure and business approach. Ed Sheehan, president and CEO of CTC, said Monday the nonprofit organization has formed the engineering, technology and services groups in an effort to sustain business relationships ...

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