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BAE Receives DARPA Contract to Integrate Machine Learning Into RF Equipment; Dave Logan Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2019 — BAE Systems will work to update radio-frequency processing equipment with machine learning technology, as well as deliver and demonstrate the resulting hardware products, under a $4.7M contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.

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Weekly Roundup: HHS Hires CIO, DoD Absorbs DARPA, DHS Selects 8, ECS and Serco Strike Big Deals

This week, Jose Arrieta was confirmed as the chief information officer for the Department of Health and Human Services. Arrieta confirmed his appointment on Thursday during the Association for Federal Information Resources Management’s Leadership Awards event. In Virginia news, it was also revealed that President Trump intends to nominate Ken …

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Six Teams Selected for DARPA Wearable Neural Interface Dev’t Project

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has chosen six multidisciplinary teams to create wearable neural interfaces as part of a project to link the human brain to military equipment. Battelle, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Teldyne, Carnegie Mellon University, Palo Alto Research Center and Rice University will separately lead …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $100M DARPA Contract Modification for R&D, Engineering Support

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will continue to provide engineering, research and development support services for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under a potential $100M contract modification. The Department of Defense said Friday the modification falls under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, bringing the contract’s total face …

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DARPA Office Director Justin Sanchez to Join Battelle as Technical Fellow

Justin Sanchez, director of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s biological technologies office, will officially join Battelle in late June to serve as a technical fellow. “Dr. Sanchez will be joining Battelle to lead scientific advancement across our broad portfolio of life science offerings in medical devices, pharmaceutical research, biosecurity …

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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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