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General Atomics Provides Sensors to Aid University’s Early Tornado Detection Research

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 24, 2016 — General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems subsidiary has delivered 20 Infrasound Collection Element small sensors to the University of Alabama in Huntsville to aid the university’s early tornado detection research and real-time tornado tracking efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The sensors are designed to collect radar-independent “infrasound” data to …

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Northrop Grumman Picks 7 Research Projects to Fund at USC

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has awarded $500,000 in research funds for seven projects conducted at the Northrop Grumman Institute of Nanophotonics and Nanomaterials this year to advance optical and nanophotonic technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the chosen research projects cover the topics of black phosphorus, nonlinear …

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Battelle, Ohio State Hire Former DoD Deputy Chief of Staff Zachary Mears as Joint National Security Resource

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Battelle and Ohio State University have jointly hired Zachary Mears, former deputy chief of staff to the Defense Department secretary, to dual roles as an adviser at the nonprofit organization and assistant vice president for national security and research programs at the university. His appointment works to establish a strategic relationship management plan on national security …

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IBM, George Washington University Partner on Cyber & Homeland Security Task Forces

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2016 — IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) Center for the Business of Government has partnered with George Washington University’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security to set up four task forces that work to support relevant policy research and analysis efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. John Lainhart and Christopher …

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Raytheon Partners With American University’s Cyber Governance Center; Dave Wajsgras Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 23, 2016 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and American University’s Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center have teamed up to promote cybersecurity governance through research and education programs, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday it helped fund KCGC and will collaborate with the university to develop new governance strategies. “Teaming with academia …

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KBR CEO Stuart Bradie: Wyle Purchase Adds US Govt R&D Contracts as Complement to Overseas Work

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KBR‘s (NYSE: KBR) move to purchase U.S. government engineering and technical services contractor Wyle Laboratories for $570 million aims to add a pipeline of domestic research-and-development services to federal agencies as a complement to work carried out overseas, KBR CEO Stuart Bradie told investors Monday. Bradie said a majority of KBR’s government …

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Vencore, Partners Use Activity-Based Intelligence Method for R&D Project; Mac Curtis Comments

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 20, 2016 — Vencore and its partners have utilized its Activity-Based Intelligence technique to process and analyze open source data on activities in Syria as part of an internal research and development project, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it worked with Recorded Future, Praescient Analytics, East View Geospatial and Continental …

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Jacobs to Support Air Force Lab Research Under Bridge Contract

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 6, 2016 — Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) will support research operations at the Air Force Research Laboratory under a $9.8 million bridge contract awarded by the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Jacobs said Wednesday it will support the planning, management and evaluation of AFRL’s research on propulsion systems. …

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USRA Lands $193M NASA Contract to Support Ames Research Center

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Universities Space Research Association has secured a two-year, $193 million contract from NASA to provide academic and university-based program and project support for Ames Research Center’s science and engineering teams. The nonprofit research company will aid the center’s efforts to meet mission requirements for research and development, technology deployments and operational science …

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Ed Sheehan: CTC Engineers, Scientists to Support Pitt-Johnstown R&D Projects

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 22, 2016 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. has partnered with the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown to provide research opportunities for engineering students at the university, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will also help Pitt-Johnstown develop research concepts, submit proposals for grants and other solicitations, build up …

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