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DARPA Selects Lockheed, Sikorsky, Aurora Flight Sciences for Multi-Aircraft Autopilot R&D Project

Aurora Flight Sciences, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Sikorsky have been awarded contracts to design, build and demonstrate an aircraft automation technology for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA said Tuesday the companies will work to develop an Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System that can be tailored to support …

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Schafer to Support DARPA Tactical Technology Office R&D for $97M

Schafer‘s government services business will provide the Tactical Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency with scientific, engineering and technical assistance under a potential three-year, $96.9 million contract. The company said Thursday it will support DARPA TTO’s research and development activities for new prototype weapons, systems or platforms that create or prevent …

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Navy Taps 4 Firms for $97M R&D IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential two-year, $96, 945, 000 contract for research and development services to Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), CENTRA Technology, ManTech SRS Technologies (NASDAQ: MANT) and Schafer Corp. Awardees will provide technical, programmatic, financial and administrative services for several Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency programs, the …

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Army Plans Biometrics API Contract Award to Novetta Solutions Subsidiary

The U.S. Army‘s Mission and Installation Contracting Command-West Point plans to award Novetta Solutions company IBG a sole-source contract to perform research and development work on a biometrics application program interface. MICC-West Point said in a notice posted Nov. 17 on FedBizOpps that the biometric authentication system would support the desktop and mobile Active Authentication …

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Leidos to Develop New Ocean Sensors for US Navy; John Fratamico Comments

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has won a nearly $14 million contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop new deep ocean sensors for the U.S. Navy. The company’s maritime operations division will perform research and development for DARPA’s transformational reliable acoustic path system and produce TRAPS nodes, Leidos said Wednesday. “TRAPS integrates unique Leidos …

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DARPA Picks Boeing, Masten, Northrop for Hypersonic Spaceplane Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA), Masten Space Systems and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have been awarded prime contracts to develop a reusable unmanned launch vehicle for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency DARPA intends to use the vehicle to send small satellites into low-Earth orbit by using expendable upper stages, the agency said Tuesday. …

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DARPA Tasks Lockheed to Fast-Track $200M Stealth Missiles Project

Lockheed Martin has been tasked to ready its long-range anti-ship missiles in three years for use onboard Navy and Air Force bombers under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency accelerated acquisition program, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. John Keller writes the agency has obligated $33 million of the potential $200 million contract …

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Northrop, DARPA Partner to Build Navigation Sensor Chips; Charles Volk Comments

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency develop an integrated microsystem to help warfighters manage navigation, targeting, guidance and positioning tasks. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with the Army has a $648, 000 initial value to Northrop and the potential value is $13.4 million over a 12-month base period …

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Report: Lockheed’s Skunk Works Aims to Build Payload Carrying Drone

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is building an unmanned aerial system for carrying military payloads, vehicles and supplies, Yahoo News Canada reported Friday. Scott Sutherland writes Lockheed’s Skunk Works unit derived the idea for the Aerial Reconfigurable Embedded System from its Transformer TX program in 2009. The company is building the multi-purpose, …

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BAE, Boeing, IBM to Help Air Force Develop Cooling Technology

BAE Systems, Boeing (NYSE: BA) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) are working with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to integrate electronic cooling systems into embedded computing devices and radio frequency power amplifiers, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes the AFRL gave 30-month contracts to BAE and Boeing, …

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