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Johns Hopkins APL, Navy Demonstrate Autonomous Swarming Unmanned Surface Vessels

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 14, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory demonstrated at-sea operations of swarming unmanned surface vessels in collaboration with the surface targets branch of the Naval Air Warfare Center weapons division, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. APL said Monday six surface target boats worked together and executed autonomous …

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Johns Hopkins APL Secures $98M DARPA Engineering, R&D Support IDIQ

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a potential five-year, $98 million contract for engineering, development and research services. APL will help DARPA create and maintain a tool to support engineering and developmental efforts that seek the practical application of scientific and technical investigative findings or theories, …

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Johns Hopkins APL Launches CubeSat to Support Earth Radiation Imbalance Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory new CubeSat, was onboard the United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket that launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on November 11th, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Radiometer Assessment using Vertically Aligned Nanotubes will work to measure …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names New Mission Area Exec for Research & Exploratory Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 28, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has appointed Andrew Merkle, formerly program area manager for research and exploratory development, as RED mission area executive, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The lab said Wednesday Merkle will be in charge of a team that performs research across various …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Military, Gov’t Vets as Senior Fellows

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has added military veterans John Allen and Samuel Locklear as well as Schafer CEO Michael Griffin as senior fellows, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The lab said Tuesday the senior fellows program aims to utilize technology and policy to address challenges that military leaders and senior government …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names New Sector Head for Air & Missile Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 31, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has appointed Mike White, former mission area executive for air and missile defense at the lab, to lead its air and missile defense sector, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Johns Hopkins APL said Monday White will oversee work on air …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $81M Army Engineering, R&D Platform Maintenance Contract

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been awarded a potential five-year,  $81.1 million contract to help the U.S. Army maintain an engineering and research-and-development platform to be built by an academic or a nonprofit organization. The Defense Department said Tuesday that APL will perform work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through …

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Johns Hopkins APL Develops Remote-Controlled System to Support Railway Incident Assessment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 29, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has created a remote-controlled system designed to provide reconnaissance data to law enforcement officials and first responders for railway incident assessments, ExecutiveBiz said Thursday. APL said Wednesday its Instrumented Rail Inspection System works to detect chemicals and hazardous materials on …

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Johns Hopkins APL Scientist Earns NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2016 — A scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received NASA‘s Distinguished Public Service Medal for his work to advance space exploration programs, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Tom Krimigis has contributed to the Voyager, Cassini Saturn Orbiter,  New Frontiers and Discovery missions, …

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Protran to Commercially Offer Johns Hopkins APL’s Unmanned Tech for Railway Safety Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has tapped Harsco Corp. subsidiary Protran Technology to market an unmanned vehicle to Protran’s customers in industries such as transportation and mining, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Harsco said Wednesday the Instrumented Rail Inspection System, which the lab developed with funds from the …

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