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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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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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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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Reginald Brothers to Join Peraton as EVP, CTO; Stu Shea Comments

Reginald Brothers, formerly a principal at The Chertoff Group, has been appointed as executive vice president and chief technology officer of Peraton in a move slated to take effect Feb. 19. Peraton said Tuesday Brothers will oversee the Herndon, Virginia-based contractor’s business development, mergers and acquisitions, strategic planning and technical functions. “[Brothers] possesses …

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SSL’s Richard White: Future Satellite Manufacturing to Become On-Orbit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2018 — Richard White, president of government systems at Maxar Technologies‘ (NYSE: MAXR) SSL subsidiary, has said he believes future satellite production and other operations will occur on orbit as associated government projects continue, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 27. “The satellite-manufacturing facility of the future could …

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DARPA Issues Final Solicitation for $850M Technical, Analytical Support IDIQ

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has released the final request for proposals for a potential five-year, $850 million contract for analytical and technical support services. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says DARPA intends to award a multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that has a base performance period of five years. The …

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Paul Eremenko to Become UTC SVP, CTO in January

Paul Eremenko, formerly chief technology officer at Airbus, will join United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) to serve as a senior vice president and CTO starting Jan. 1. He will succeed the retiring J. Michael McQuade and directly report to Greg Hayes, UTC chairman and CEO, the company said Thursday. Eremenko will …

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