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In-Q-Tel EVP Lisa Porter Named Possible Nominee for DoD Research Deputy Undersecretary

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 7, 2018 — In-Q-Tel Executive Vice President Lisa Porter has been named a potential nominee for the role of deputy undersecretary for research and engineering at the Defense Department, GovCon Wire reported Tuesday. The White House posted Friday Porter’s name alongside nominees for other key administration …

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5 Firms Awarded Potential $226M IDIQ to Support DARPA Tactical Tech Office

The U.S. Navy has awarded 5 companies spots on a potential $225.8 million contract to provide a administrative, technical, programmatic and financial services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Tactical Technology Office. The Defense Department said Monday the multiple-award contract has an initial value of $204.3 million and each contractor will …

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General Atomics Unit to Provide Portable Bio-Threat Diagnostic Tool Under DARPA Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2018 — A business unit of General Atomics will work to develop a portable medical device that serves to help the military detect exposure to infectious diseases as part of a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday General Atomics …

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Northrop Eyes Partners to Test Drone Swarming Tech on Company-Built Test Bed

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 15, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is developing an open architecture test bed for unmanned systems and seeks partners interested to conduct trials on swarm tactics using the platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the test bed will work to verify swarm technologies in …

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Vencore Labs to Build Tech for Secure Info-Sharing in Tactical Environments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 7, 2018 — Vencore‘s research unit will work to provide technology that will enable the military to share information securely via commercial handheld devices as part of a $4.1 million contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday DARPA tapped …

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Fulcrum Buys PTR Group in Intell, R&D Expansion Push; Jeff Handy Comments

Fulcrum has wrapped up its purchase of Herndon, Virginia-based engineering services company The PTR Group for an undisclosed sum in a move to grow its presence in intelligence and research-and-development markets. Fulcrum CEO Jeff Handy said in a statement the acquisition supports the company’s entry into the R&D market and …

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BAE Unit to Demo Seeker System for Munitions Under DARPA Program’s 2nd Phase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2018 — BAE Systems will conduct a demonstration of its target seeker technology for the second phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program as part of a $13.1 million contract from the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Defense Department said Wednesday BAE’s New Hampshire-based information and …

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Dr. Steven Walker Receives Wash100 at the Potomac Officers Club’s Defense Research and Development Summit

Dr. Steven Walker, director of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, was presented with a Wash100 award at the Defense Research and Development Summit hosted by the Potomac Officers Club on January 31st. The Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena. Dr. …

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Dr. Steven Walker speaks at the Defense R&D Summit with His Slice on What’s Cutting-edge

Over 200 industry professionals were attendance on Wednesday as the Potomac Officers Club convened at the Defense Research and Development Summit to discuss the programs that those in the intelligence community know that they cannot talk about without a clearance. Given the rapid pace that technology advances in the private …

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Orbital ATK-DARPA Project Eyes Combined Engine Cycle Tech for Aircraft Propulsion

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 24, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will collaborate with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to study the potential of combined engine cycle technology for aircraft propulsion systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Tuesday the project seeks to explore the integration of turbine and hypersonic engines …

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