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Vencore’s Mac Curtis: Applied Research the IT Services Market Differentiator for Perspecta

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 22, 2018 — Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vencore, has said the company’s applied research business in New Jersey would help differentiate the future firm called Perspecta from other government contractors in information technology services, ExecutiveBiz reported May 15. He said Applied Communication Sciences, which rebranded …

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Johns Hopkins APL to Support Social Modeling Assessment for DARPA’s Ground Truth Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 21, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has won a $3.7 million contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency study social science modeling approaches in order to understand complex social systems, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. APL said Wednesday it has partnered with JHU Whiting …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Wash100 GCW Reader’s Choice Awardees, Recent M&A Activity and Top 10 Stories

The Week’s Top GovCon News Stories View this email in your browser Weekly Roundup April 30 – May 4, 2018 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-Up: Wash100 GCW Reader’s Choice Awardees, Recent M&A Activity and Top 10 Stories Jim Garrettson, Executive Mosaic CEO Wash100: GCW …

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BAE Works With AFRL, DARPA to Build AI-Powered Platform for Battle Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 1, 2018 — BAE Systems is helping develop a platform to analyze and share mission-planning and force-tracking data between manned and unmanned aerial systems as part of a program with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and Air Force Research Laboratory, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. C4ISRNet reported Friday …

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Kratos to Support Dynetics in Phase 3 of DARPA’s Drone Swarming Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2018 — A Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) business unit will work with partner Dynetics as the team advances to the third phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program for the aerial launch and recovery of multiple drones, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. …

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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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