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UMD’s New Bioengineering Facility Features Leidos-Sponsored Research Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — A Leidos-backed (NYSE: LDOS) laboratory at the University of Maryland – College Park’s new A. James Clark Hall bioengineering building will host collaborative research between students, venture firms, technology companies and federal agencies, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The university said Friday the Leidos Innovation Lab has …

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MEI Wins $91M Army Tech R&D Support Contract

Millennium Engineering and Integration has won a potential five-year, $90.8 million contract to help the U.S. Army research and develop system and component technologies. The Defense Department said Monday MEI aims to build technology platforms that will employ modeling simulation software and analysis for various Army technology concepts. The Army Contracting Command received 10 bids …

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5 Firms to Explore Solar Electric Propulsion Under NASA Research Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada Corp. and Space Systems Loral will perform research on power and propulsion technologies for deep space missions under a $2.4 million NASA program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said …

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Engility to Provide HPC Software Services for NOAA Research Lab; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2017 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has secured $14 million in task orders from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for high-performance computing software to support the agency’s climate and weather research, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 2. The company said Oct. 2 NOAA’s Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory will utilize …

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Thales-Sponsored Survey Reports Cloud, IoT to Drive Deployment of PKI-Based Apps

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 4, 2017 — A Thales-sponsored study by the Ponemon Institute has found that a majority of information technology security professionals see cloud-based services and the internet of things as the biggest drivers of public key infrastructure usage, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Thales e-Security said Tuesday the 2017 PKI …

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Johns Hopkins APL Lands Army Research Contract on Service Member Vulnerability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will conduct a study on soldier vulnerability in extreme conditions under a potential $49.5 million contract from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday Johns Hopkins APL will perform work through Sept. 30, 2022, as part of the …

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Mitre to Help Japanese ICT Institute Prepare Cyber-Physical Security for 2020 Olympics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2017 — Mitre will collaborate with Japan’s National Institute of Information and Communications Technology to build on cyber and physical security measures in preparation for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday the memorandum of understanding signed by Mitre CEO Jason Providakes and …

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CAE, Canadian Research Lab to Study Flight Simulator User Experience

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 14, 2017 — CAE has entered into a partnership with business school HEC Montreal’s research laboratory in Canada to study pilots’ user experience in flight simulators in efforts to build on aviator performance, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will collaborate with Tech3Lab to utilize big data, …

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General Dynamics Subsidiary Wins Potential $882M Contract to Build Navy Submarine Vertical Array Fixture

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has won a potential $882.1 million contract to develop a large vertical array fixture for U.S. Navy submarine acoustic detection efforts. The Naval Sea Systems Command received two bids for the cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract through a full and open competition on FedBizOpps, the Defense …

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Adnet Lands $242M Contract for NASA Earth, Space Science R&D Support

Adnet Systems has received a potential five-year, $242 million contract to provide Earth and space science research-and-development services at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The company will also provide scientific computer systems, engineer data analysis systems, develop and implement software applications, create scientific instruments and conduct science exploration research under …

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