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McAleese and Associates: DoD CIO Dana Deasy Talks Joint AI Center’s Missions at House Panel Hearing

Consulting firm McAleese and Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the testimony of Dana Deasy, chief information officer at the Department of Defense, at a House Armed Services Committee subpanel hearing on artificial intelligence. Deasy appeared Tuesday before the HASC emerging threats subcommittee to discuss the newly established joint …

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McAleese & Associates: GovCon Execs Talk AI, Hypersonics at Reagan Forum

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from the two-day Reagan National Defense Forum that kicked off Friday in California. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) CEO Marillyn Hewson; Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) CEO Thomas Kennedy; Leanne Caret, CEO of Boeing’s (NYSE: BA) defense, space and security business; and Harris (NYSE: …

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ECS to Support DARPA Research as Prime on $850M IDIQ; Tim Wilde, George Wilson Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 16, 2018 — ECS will work to provide technical, administrative, financial and business services in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency through its prime position on an $850M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 19. The company said Oct. 18 the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Technical and Analytical Support Services contract …

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McAleese & Associates: Raytheon Reports 25% Rise in Q3 2018 Bookings

A report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) posted $8.7B in bookings during the third quarter of 2018, reflecting a 25 percent increase from the same period last year. Raytheon associated the increase with the integrated defense systems sector’s $1.3B Patriot missile defense system order from Poland and $787M …

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Chenega Infinity Tapped for Physical Security Services to DARPA; Timothy Lamb Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 20, 2018 — A Chenega subsidiary will provide physical security services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under a potential $42.2M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DARPA said in a FedBizOpps notice Chenega Infinity will work with the agency’s security and intelligence directorate in its efforts to protect DARPA …

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DARPA Launches $2B Campaign to Advance R&D Work on ‘Third Wave’ AI Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled a potential $2B campaign that seeks to invest in research-and-development programs that focus on artificial intelligence. The AI Next campaign is a multi-year investment effort that aims to develop “third wave” AI technologies with contextual reasoning capabilities designed to facilitate human-machine collaboration, DARPA …

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SPA Taps Space & Defense Vet Pamela Melroy as Board Member; William Vantine Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 31, 2018 — Systems Planning and Analysis unveiled earlier this month that Pamela Melroy, a former Space Shuttle commander at NASA and retired U.S. Air Force colonel, has joined the company’s board of directors, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 21. “Colonel Melroy brings unique and extensive experience in space, hypersonics and …

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DARPA Awards Seven Spots on Potential $850M Technical, Analytical Services IDIQ

Seven companies have won spots on a potential five-year, $850 million contract to provide technical and analytical support services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA received 12 offers for the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process, the Defense Department said Monday. Contractors will vie for cost-reimbursable, fixed-price …

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BAE, Partners to Develop Automated Cyber Defense Tech Under DARPA Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 10, 2018 — BAE Systems will help build tools to support the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s efforts to automatically detect cybersecurity risks in large-scale networks under a potential $5.2 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday it will utilize machine learning and attack modeling capabilities to develop …

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Space Florida Pitches New KSC Launch Pad for Boeing’s Experimental Spaceplane

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — An unmanned spacecraft that Boeing (NYSE: BA) is building for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency may eventually be launched from a new facility that Space Florida is proposing for construction at the Kennedy Space Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Florida Today reported Sunday …

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