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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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DARPA Awards Seven Spots on Potential $850M Technical, Analytical Services IDIQ

Seven companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $850 million contract to provide technical and analytical support services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA received 12 offers for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said Monday. Contractors will vie for cost-reimbursable, fixed-price …

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BAE, Partners to Develop Automated Cyber Defense Tech Under DARPA Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 10, 2018 — BAE Systems will help build tools to support the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s efforts to automatically detect cybersecurity risks in large-scale networks under a potential $5.2 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will utilize machine learning and attack modeling capabilities to develop …

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Space Florida Pitches New KSC Launch Pad for Boeing’s Experimental Spaceplane

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — An unmanned spacecraft that Boeing (NYSE: BA) is building for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency may eventually be launched from a new facility that Space Florida is proposing for construction at the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Florida Today reported Sunday …

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DARPA Selects Industry, Academic Research Teams for Potential $1.5B Electronics Resurgence Initiative

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has chosen multiple research teams from the commercial and academic sectors to address microelectronics innovation challenges as part of an initiative worth up to $1.5 billion over five years. DARPA said Tuesday the Electronics Resurgence Initiative covers six “Page 3” programs that seek to explore …

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Lockheed, DARPA Conduct Integrated Multi-Platform Operation Demo for System-of-Systems Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 16, 2018 — Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Skunk Works division has collaborated with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to conduct a series of flight tests in an effort to demonstrate integrated operations between air, space, land, sea and cyber platforms in contested environments, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The …

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ManTech Secures $60M in DARPA Task Orders for Systems Engineering, Technical Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 11, 2018 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) will carry out advanced systems engineering and technical services supporting the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under four new task orders worth up to $60 million in total, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Fairfax, Va.-based technology company will assist DARPA’s …

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