Raytheon Co. has won a $7 million contract from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to improve the semiconductors used by U.S. military agencies. Under the contract, Raytheon will improve the yeild and integration densities of compound semiconductor and silicon complementary metal oxide semiconductor transistors fabricated on silicon wafers. This award is the second part of a previous contract from the ONR, and work will be completed for the Compound Semiconductor Materials on Silicon program, funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).
An industry team led by Serco Group‘s U.S. subsidiary has completed conceptual design work for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program that aims to build and demonstrate an unmanned surface vessel capable of long-duration autonomous operations at sea. DARPA downselected Serco Inc.’s Voyager team to move into the preliminary design phase of the No
The Defense Innovation Unit is seeking commercially made lightweight technologies that could provide nuclear power and propulsion for small to medium military spacecraft sensing and communication systems. DIU said the Department of Defense will need more electrical power for smaller spacecraft as future missions will expand on new capabilities such as methods for de-orbiting, orbital
Daniel Ragsdale, former principal director for cyber in the Department of Defense’s research and engineering office, has been appointed vice president and architect at Arlington, Virginia-based Two Six Technologies. The retired U.S. Army colonel brings his three decades of military experience and his knowledge of cybersecurity to the technology company, Two Six Technologies said Wednesday.