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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $92M IDIQ for Engineering, R&D Support to AF Nuclear Weapons Center

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received a potential seven-year, $92 million contract to provide complex systems engineering, research and development support to the U.S. Air Force‘s Nuclear Weapons Center. The Defense Department said Monday APL will support AFNWC in the areas of development planning; strategic system capability assessments; …

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NASA Taps Johns Hopkins APL to Develop Components for Asteroid Exploration Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will develop components for a pair of NASA Discovery missions that seek to explore and study six of Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids and the 16 Psyche metal asteroid, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. APL said Friday it will develop a telescopic camera and …

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Johns Hopkins University, APL to Support Tech Development Research Agreement Funded by Facebook

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 23, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University and its Applied Physics Laboratory have joined a group of universities and research centers in support of a Facebook-sponsored academic research agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. SARA aims to advance the development of new technology that will work to allow collaborations …

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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 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 Develops Location-Aware Emergency Alert Technology

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 9,  2015 — Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Research Laboratory said it has developed a technology that allows smartphone user to receive accurate location-specific notices from authorities during emergencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Arbitrary-Size Location-Aware Targeting, or ASLAT, works to checks the built-in tracker on mobile devices to determine …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets NASA Funds for Compact Gamma-Ray Spectrometer

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received $3 million in funds from NASA to advance the development of a miniature, gamma-ray spectrometer for the space agency’s future research missions. APL said Thursday it will collaborate with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to develop the compact tool, dubbed GeMiNi Plus, …

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Johns Hopkins’ APL Awarded $405M for Special Operations Analysis, Studies

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory will carry out analysis work and studies in areas related to science and technology for Special Operations Command under a five-year, $405 million contract. The Defense Department said Tuesday APL will also perform experiments, engineering and developmental work in order to apply investigative findings …

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