Tag Archives: DARPA

EM’s Weekly Roundup: Mac Curtis’ Perspecta Journey; Reggie Brothers Receives First Wash100 Award; SAIC Names John Bonsell as SVP of Government Affairs; Will Roper Joins Pallas Advisors; Anne Neuberger Updates Response to SolarWinds Cyber Incident

Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic

THIS WEEK’S TOP 10 MOST POPULAR STORIES View Weekly Contract Awards Transforming Perspecta Into a $7.1B Company; The Journey of Mac Curtis Perspecta announced in January that it will be acquired by Veritas Capital for $7.1 billion in cash, or $29.35 per share. Veritas Capital, which holds approximately 14.5 percent of Perspecta’s …

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DARPA, Linux Foundation to Collaborate on Open Source Innovation Project

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Linux Foundation have signed an agreement to establish an umbrella organization to help the U.S. government advance use of open source software and accelerate innovation in the areas of 5G, artificial intelligence, edge, internet of things and other technologies. The US Government …

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DARPA Taps General Atomics, Lockheed, Northrop to Design UAVs for Air-to-Air Weapon Engagement

DARPA LongShot concept

General Atomics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have received separate contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design air-launched unmanned aerial vehicles that can deploy multiple weapons. All three companies will conduct preliminary design work for the first phase of DARPA's LongShot program to potentially demonstrate a novel system capable of supporting aerial threat engagement missions, the agency said Monday.

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Dr. Joe Evans Addresses DOD’s 5G Experiments & Upcoming Solicitations

Dr. Joe Evans, technical director for 5G at the Department of Defense (DOD), recently discussed the impact that innovative technologies and 5G integration have on the private and public sectors during Potomac Officers Club’s (POC) 5G Summit. If you missed the 5G Summit, you can still register to watch the …

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Federal Agencies Expedite R&D Initiatives Moving into 2021

Since the onset of COVID-19, the government and industry have expedited the development process for new technologies and offerings to remain competitive in the evolving landscape. Innovation units across the nation have focused on artificial intelligence, autonomy and robotics, to support data and networks.  During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual …

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Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit to Feature DARPA Director Victoria Coleman, as Keynote Speaker

Dr. Victoria Coleman Director DARPA

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. Featuring Dr. Victoria Coleman, director of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), as keynote speaker, the summit will also address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

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DoD’s Dr. Mark Lewis to Discuss Development of Innovative Technologies During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit

Dr. Mark Lewis

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. Featuring Dr. Mark Lewis, acting deputy undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and director of defense research and engineering for modernization, as keynote speaker, the summit will also address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

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GovConWire to Host Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum TODAY at 12:30 PM EST; Learn About Event Speakers

Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

During GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, notable federal and industry leaders will discuss the DoD’s Software Acquisition Strategy, Defense Acquisition Workforce Development and the future of data and IT modernization across federal agencies. To register for GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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Expert Panel to Discuss DoD Strategies at GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum

GovConWire’s Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum on Dec. 1 will feature an expert panel, composed of federal and industry leaders across the government contracting sector. The panel will address the DoD’s Software Acquisition Strategy, Defense Acquisition Workforce Development and the future of data and information technology modernization across agencies. To register for the Defense Digital Acquisition and Modernization Forum, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit GovConWire’s Event Page.

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