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

Mark Gray

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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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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Boeing-Lockheed JV Wins $173M to Help NASA Study the Sun

Solar Orbiter

A United Launch Alliance subsidiary has been awarded a $172.7 million contract to launch a NASA spacecraft that is designed for solar research, The Motley Fool reported Tuesday. Rich Smith writes United Launch Services LLC will work to integrate the Solar Orbiter‘s payload, monitor the spacecraft’s flight and track the mission’s ...

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Boeing to Structure R&D Unit Around ‘Indepedent and Cooperative’ Centers; Greg Hyslop Comments


Boeing (NYSE: BA) has moved to structure its research and technology unit around new technology research centers in five states. The company will open the centers in Alabama, California, Missouri, South Carolina and Washington in an effort to combine technology development works and partner with universities, industry and government research centers, ...

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Army Research Lab Approves Alcoa Vehicle Armor; Mark Vrablec Comments


The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has approved an Alcoa (NYSE: AA) armor plate for use in U.S. military vehicles after being tested on a prototype ground vehicle demonstrator intended to be fuel efficient. ArmX® 5456-H151 armor plates are designed to absorb blasts and resist ballistic weapons, Alcoa said Thursday. “Alcoa’s military-grade aluminum alloys and ...

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