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Chuck Harrington: Sprints Help Parsons Come Up With Tech Ideas to Fight COVID-19

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Chuck Harrington, CEO of Parsons (NYSE: PSN) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, told the Washington Business Journal in an interview published Monday that running sprints with employees enabled the engineering company to come up with new technology products as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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VIDEOS: DARPA OFFSET program calls for second swarm sprints

The focus of this swarm sprint is on enabling improved swarm autonomy through enhancements of swarm platforms and/or autonomy elements, with the operational backdrop of utilizing a diverse swarm of 50 air and ground robots to isolate an urban objective within an area of two square city blocks over a …

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VIDEO: DARPA OFFSET Program Calls for Second Swarm Sprints

The focus of this swarm sprint is on enabling improved swarm autonomy through enhancements of swarm platforms and/or autonomy elements, with the operational backdrop of utilizing a diverse swarm of 50 air and ground robots to isolate an urban objective within an area of two square city blocks over a …

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VIDEO: OFFSET Program Calls for Participants in Swarm Sprints

DARPA’s OFFensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics (OFFSET) program envisions future small-unit infantry forces using small unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) and/or small unmanned ground systems (UGSs) in swarms of 250 robots or more to accomplish diverse missions in complex urban environments. By leveraging and combining emerging technologies in swarm autonomy and human-swarm teaming, …

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U.S. CIO Margie Graves: Thanks to 2015 Cyber Security Sprint, Feds Avoid Wannacry Virus

Acting U.S. CIO Margie Graves said that thanks to the 2015 federal cybersecurity sprint, federal agencies were able to avoid the devastating WannaCry ransomware virus that infected more than 200,000 people and organizations in over 150 countries. When asked at the Public Sector Innovation Summit how security protocols implemented in …

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Sprint Federal Operations Gets $216M Modification on DISA Fiber Telecom Support Contract

Sprint Federal Operations has received a potential $215.7 million contract modification to continue to help the Defense Information Systems Agency operate and maintain DISA’s fiber telecommunication systems in Europe. DISA issued the modification to exercise the second option year of a previously awarded contract and the extension will occur from Oct. 1, 2016 to Sept. …

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Sprint to Update DISA Optical Transport Network Under Potential $216M Contract

Sprint‘s (NYSE: S) federal government business has been awarded a potential $215.7 million contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide optical transport network upgrade services for the Defense Information Systems Network. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Sprint Federal Operations LLC will perform work in various locations across Europe through August 29, 2017. DISA obligated $34, …

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Rob Anderson: AT&T, Sprint, Verizon to Help Marine Corps Test Mobile Devices

The U.S. Marine Corps has selected AT&T (NYSE: T),  Sprint (NYSE: S) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) for a program to test the use of personal devices by civilian and uniformed employees at work, Federal Times reported Friday. Nicole Blake Johnson writes 20 loaned devices running the Android and Apple’s iOS operating systems will be …

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AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Sprint-Nextel Book Wireless Deal with Navy

According to the Department of Defense, “AT&T (NYSE: T) Sprint-Nextel (NYSE: S), T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ) are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award task order contract to provide wireless service and devices to the Navy.  The maximum dollar value, including the base period and one six-month option …

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BAE Systems, AT&T, Sprint-Nextel, Verizon Ink DoD Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “BAE Systems was awarded an $11, 014, 052 firm-fixed-price contract.  This contract is for the acquisition of 390 L-Rod aluminum bar armor kits, associated bracketry required for kit installation, and field service representative support outside the contiguous United States, for the RG-31 Mine Resistant …

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