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Postal Service Taps 6 Firms for Delivery Vehicle Prototyping Contracts

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The U.S. Postal Service has awarded contracts worth $37.4 million combined to six companies to produce a total of 50 prototype next-generation delivery vehicles for USPS. USPS said Sept. 16 half of the prototypes to be developed under the agency’s NGDV acquisition effort will include hybrid and new technologies such as alternative fuel capacity and …

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Lockheed Lands $147M DARPA Research Contract for Tactical Boost Glide Program

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $147.3 million cost-sharing contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to conduct research as part of a prototype agreement for the Tactical Boost Glide program. DARPA will obligate $13.4 million from fiscal 2016 research and development funds at the time of award, the …

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Deloitte’s Robin Lineberger, Unisys’ Casey Coleman Lead PSC Study on Federal CTO Roles

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 16, 2016 — Robin Lineberger of Deloitte and Casey Coleman of Unisys (NYSE: UIS) have led a study by the Professional Services Council on the various roles of federal chief technology officers as they work to drive innovation at agencies, Executive Gov reported Wednesday. PSC said Tuesday Lineberger …

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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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