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Leidos Picks Federated Wireless to Support DARPA Spectrum-Sharing Research Program

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11, 2015 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has tapped Federated Wireless to support its $7.9 million phase two contract for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Shared Spectrum Access for Radar and Communications program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Federated Wireless said Tuesday it will provide its Spectrum Access System technology with …

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ICF Awarded $100M CDC Health Comms Contract; Kris Tremaine Comments

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ICF International (Nasdaq: ICFI) has received a potential 10-year, $100 million contract to develop health communication services for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The company will perform planning, research, media outreach, Web design, social media services and program assessment for various communication requirements of CDC’s centers, offices and …

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Leidos, Virginia Tech in Joint Research on Big Data and Healthcare; Gulu Gambhir Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 5, 2015 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) and Virginia Tech have forged a research agreement focused on big data and its implications on healthcare delivery, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Leidos said Thursday it has also pledged an undisclosed amount to help fund the university’s Center for Business Intelligence and Analytics …

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Mike Gilpin Joins Siteworx as CTO; Ken Quaglio Comments

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Mike Gilpin, formerly chief customer officer at DigitalML, has joined Siteworx LLC as chief technical officer. Gilpin will oversee the company’s effort to define its technology roadmap with the goal of sustaining business development, Siteworx said Wednesday. “He understands how design impacts functionality and performance and can assess how various …

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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


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


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


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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