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Cubic Eyes Protected Comms Portfolio Expansion With Nuvotronics Buy; Mike Twyman Quoted

Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has purchased microfabricated radio frequency systems provider Nuvotronics for approximately $64M in cash as part of efforts to expand its portfolio of protected communications technology offerings. Durham, N.C.-based Nuvotronics designs and builds antennas, combiners, filters and other RF devices using the PolyStrata technology developed by the company …

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Perspecta Tests Power Grid Security, Recovery Tools for DARPA; Mac Curtis Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 6, 2019 — Perspecta‘s (NYSE: PRSP) research arm has worked with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to test cyber-physical security platforms for power grid systems during the Liberty Eclipse Phase II exercise, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Jan. 30 Perspecta Labs took part in the DARPA-led …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 5th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit

On Tuesday, Jan. 15th, Govcon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s 5th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit. The event featured keynote addresses from five of the top leaders in the R&D field. Mary Miller, acting assistant secretary for research and engineering at …

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McAleese and Associates: DoD CIO Dana Deasy Talks Joint AI Center’s Missions at House Panel Hearing

Consulting firm McAleese and Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the testimony of Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Department of Defense, at a House Armed Services Committee subpanel hearing on artificial intelligence. Deasy appeared Tuesday before the HASC emerging threats subcommittee to discuss the newly established joint …

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McAleese & Associates: GovCon Execs Talk AI, Hypersonics at Reagan Forum

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the two-day Reagan National Defense Forum that kicked off Friday in California. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson; Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy; Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business; and Harris (NYSE: …

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ECS to Support DARPA Research as Prime on $850M IDIQ; Tim Wilde, George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16, 2018 — ECS will work to provide technical, administrative, financial and business services in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency through its prime position on an $850M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 19. The company said Oct. 18 the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Technical and Analytical Support Services contract …

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McAleese & Associates: Raytheon Reports 25% Rise in Q3 2018 Bookings

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) posted $8.7B in bookings during the third quarter of 2018, reflecting a 25 percent increase from the same period last year. Raytheon associated the increase with the integrated defense systems sector’s $1.3B Patriot missile defense system order from Poland and $787M …

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Chenega Infinity Tapped for Physical Security Services to DARPA; Timothy Lamb Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 20, 2018 — A Chenega subsidiary will provide physical security services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under a potential $42.2M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DARPA said in a FedBizOpps notice Chenega Infinity will work with the agency’s security and intelligence directorate in its efforts to protect DARPA …

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DARPA Launches $2B Campaign to Advance R&D Work on ‘Third Wave’ AI Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled a potential $2B campaign that seeks to invest in research-and-development programs that focus on artificial intelligence. The AI Next campaign is a multi-year investment effort that aims to develop “third wave” AI technologies with contextual reasoning capabilities designed to facilitate human-machine collaboration, DARPA …

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SPA Taps Space & Defense Vet Pamela Melroy as Board Member; William Vantine Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 31, 2018 — Systems Planning and Analysis unveiled earlier this month that Pamela Melroy, a former Space Shuttle commander at NASA and retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has joined the company’s board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 21. “Colonel Melroy brings unique and extensive experience in space, hypersonics and …

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