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Boeing To Develop DARPA Satellite Launch System; Steve Johnston Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will evaluate small satellite launch systems technologies for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, the company announced Thursday. Work under the 18-month, $4.5 million Airborne Launch Assist Space Access contract will include developing methods to routinely deploy small satellites under tight budgets. The company’s goals are to …

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DARPA’s Bruce Wallace to Update Industry on Cloud-Proof UAV Video RFP

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency wants an electronic targeting system to provide clear video imaging in heavy cloud and dust environments, NextGov reports. The agency is accepting proposals for the system and DARPA Program Manager Bruce Wallace will update industry on what the agency wants at an April 30 …

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DARPA Submits RFP to Improve Power/Computing Efficency

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has submitted a request for proposal for embedded power efficient computing. DARPA said it is looking for a way to provide improve computing efficiency per watt of electrical power. Improved computing power would enhance military intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities by enabling real-time information …

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BAE to Develop DARPA Helicopter Radio, Sensor Systems

BAE Systems won a $34 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency contract to develop helicopter radio and sensor systems, the company announced Wednesday. The company will lead a research team that will develop sensor systems for helicopters to use in environments with reduced visibility. Dave Logan, a vice president and general …

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Ball Aerospace Wins $37M to Work on DARPA Missile Detection, Tracking Communications System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Ball Aerospace (NYSE: BLL) a $36, 928, 217 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide work for the MOIRE Program. The program provides real-time tactical video and missile launch detection and tracking to war fighters. It utilizes diffractive membrane optics, which may facilitate low-cost geosynchronous imaging. …

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Raytheon BBN Technologies to Design and Integrate Small Satellite Information Architecture

Raytheon Company‘s (NYSE: RTN) wholly owned subsidiary BBN Technologies has won $2.4 million in Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency funding to design and integrate an information architecture for wireless small module satellites. The award is part of the system F6 program and will support secure real-time communications among satellite modules. The F6 program aims to replace …

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Raytheon Secures DARPA Deal

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) won a $7 million contract to fund its role as Mission Systems Integrator for Phase I of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Persistent Close Air Support project. According to the Department of Defense, “Raytheon’s proposed PCAS solution will develop technologies that significantly reduce the timeline for …

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Alion Wins Deal to Assist with Troop Info Gathering Technology

Alion picked up a three-year $4.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to shepherd a technology that would change the way soldiers in the field gather and record information while on patrol. The firm will evaluate the Graph Understanding and Analysis for Rapid Detection – Deployed On …

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Contract Award – Lockheed Martin – $31 Million – DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded a $31 million contract to Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] for new cyber assurance procedures to improve security, dynamic bandwidth allocation, and policy-based prioritization levels at the individual and unit level. John Mengucci, President of Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services-Defense, …

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Raytheon Wins $7 Million Office of Naval Research Semiconductor Contract

Raytheon Co. has won a $7 million contract from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to improve the semiconductors used by U.S. military agencies. Under the contract, Raytheon will improve the yeild and integration densities of compound semiconductor and silicon complementary metal oxide semiconductor transistors fabricated on silicon wafers.  This award …

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