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Johns Hopkins APL Picks Gallant Technologies to Sell Canine Explosive-Detection Training Aid

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 21, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has granted Gallant Technologies a license to produce and sell a lab-developed explosive detection training tool for canine teams, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. APL said Monday the technology works to help handlers train canines to detect homemade peroxide explosives without the …

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Johns Hopkins APL Lands $934M MDA Systems Engineering, Technical Support Contract

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received a potential five-year, $933.7 million contract to provide systems engineering and technical services to the Missile Defense Agency. The Defense Department said Friday APL will perform the services to support MDA’s efforts to build systems designed to protect U.S. troops from adversarial ballistic missiles. MDA …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets NASA Funding for Proposed Lander on Future Titan Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has secured a funding opportunity with NASA to mature its proposed Dragonfly dual-quadcopter vehicle in the aim to fulfill requirements under the New Frontiers program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday the aerial vehicle will carry four science instruments and seek to facilitate scientific …

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DIA Awards $125M Sensor Engineering, R&D Contract to Johns Hopkins APL

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a potential five-year, $125 million contract to research, develop, integrate and engineer specialized sensor systems. APL will support multiple divisions within the advanced technologies office at DIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology under the sole-source contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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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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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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