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Johns Hopkins APL to Develop Instrument to Help Japan Study Martian Moons

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will build a gamma-ray and neutron spectrometer for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s exploration missions to two Martian moons under an agreement with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The lab said Friday the MEGANE instrument to be built as part of NASA’s Discovery …

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Johns Hopkins APL Adds Former DoD Official Robert Work as Senior Fellow

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has named Robert Work, former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, as a senior fellow to help shape government and military policy and technology programs, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. “His broad expertise, particularly his insights on autonomy, artificial …

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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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ManTech Picks Kaplan to Deliver Cyber Degree Programs for Employees; Kevin Phillips Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2017 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will offer tailored cyber programs at Kaplan University to employees to facilitate their efforts to attain Certified Information Systems Security Professional certification or bachelor’s and master’s degrees in cybersecurity, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. “The best weapons in the cyber domain are …

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Johns Hopkins APL Unveils Aerial-Aquatic Drone Prototype for Marine Data Collection

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 8, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has built an unmanned vehicle prototype that works to operate both underwater and in the air to collect data on large bodies of water, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The lab said Wednesday the Flying Fish is a fixed-wing, unmanned aerial-aquatic …

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Johns Hopkins APL Tests Free-Space Optical Comms System in Maritime Environment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 28, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has conducted a demonstration during the U.S. Navy‘s 2017 Trident Warrior Exercise to check the performance of a free-space optical communications system to connect ships at sea, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday a team of engineers tested the operational …

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Johns Hopkins APL Unveils Radioisotope-Powered Drone for Possible NASA Titan Exploration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has introduced a conceptual radioisotope-powered autonomous dual-quadcopter as a possible platform to support a future NASA mission to explore Saturn’s largest moon, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. APL said Wednesday the Dragonfly concept features a Multi-Mission Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generator that will work to power the …

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Johns Hopkins APL, DHS Pursue Commercial Availability of Malware Analysis Tool

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2017 — Researchers from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will work with the Department of Homeland Security to commercialize a malware analysis software under a new startup company, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. DHS said Wednesday Johns Hopkins APL spun off the REnigma technology through the agency’s Transition …

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Johns Hopkins APL Adds Former Stratcom Commander, Fuller Project Chair to Board of Managers

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 1, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has added Cecil Haney, former commander of U.S. Strategic Command, and Sarah O’Hagan, chair of the Fuller Project for International Reporting, to the lab’s board of managers, GovCon Executive reported Monday. APL said Friday Haney and O’Hagan will be …

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Aili Kujawa: Johns Hopkins APL Continues Drive Toward Innovation

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Aili Kujawa, director of human resources and services at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has noted that the lab continues to pursue new investment and innovation opportunities while building on traditional capabilities. “At APL, innovation is who we are and why we were established,” …

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