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DARPA Picks 4 Contractors to Make Subreflector-Based Imaging Radars

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded four companies contracts worth up to $11.3 million combined for the Advanced Scanning Technology for Imaging Radars program, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. John Keller writes the companies will work to develop new imaging radars that use electronic subreflector designs for scans. Contract details include: First …

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DARPA Awards Prime Contracts for Phase 2 of Tern, Northrop Grumman and AeroVironment Selected

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announce on Monday that Northrop Grumman and AeroVironment have been selected to design a new unmanned air system to launch and recover from small ships. The contract was awarded for the second phase of the Tern program, a joint effort between Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency …

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DARPA Seeks Proposals for Shared-Spectrum Tech Project’s 2nd Phase

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has begun soliciting proposals for phase two of a program to build technology to allow bandwidth sharing between radar and communication platforms, Defense Systems reported Friday. Mark Pomerleau writes the Shared Spectrum Access for Radar and Communications program’s second phase will focus on the S-band …

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DARPA Selects Lockheed, Sikorsky, Aurora Flight Sciences for Multi-Aircraft Autopilot R&D Project

Aurora Flight Sciences, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Sikorsky have been awarded contracts to design, build and demonstrate an aircraft automation technology for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. DARPA said Tuesday the companies will work to develop an Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System that can be tailored to support …

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Schafer to Support DARPA Tactical Technology Office R&D for $97M

Schafer‘s government services business will provide the Tactical Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency with scientific, engineering and technical assistance under a potential three-year, $96.9 million contract. The company said Thursday it will support DARPA TTO’s research and development activities for new prototype weapons, systems or platforms that create or prevent …

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Army Plans Biometrics API Contract Award to Novetta Solutions Subsidiary

The U.S. Army‘s Mission and Installation Contracting Command-West Point plans to award Novetta Solutions company IBG a sole-source contract to perform research and development work on a biometrics application program interface. MICC-West Point said in a notice posted Nov. 17 on FedBizOpps that the biometric authentication system would support the desktop and mobile Active Authentication …

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John Borghese: Rockwell Collins to Help DARPA Build Phased Array Antennas

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency have partnered to develop an antenna system for communication, electronic warfare and navigation applications. DARPA picked the company under the agency’s Arrays at Commercial Timescales program to build electronically scanned array antennas that have a reconfigurable interface and can …

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DARPA Tasks Lockheed to Fast-Track $200M Stealth Missiles Project

Lockheed Martin has been tasked to ready its long-range anti-ship missiles in three years for use onboard Navy and Air Force bombers under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency accelerated acquisition program, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. John Keller writes the agency has obligated $33 million of the potential $200 million contract …

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Wesley Blankinship: Schafer Provides Engineering, Technical Support for DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Schafer a three-year task order to provide the agency’s Information Innovation Office with scientific, engineering and technical assistance. The company said Jun. 25 it was tasked to support DARPA I2O’s research and development work in the fields of cyber, computing and analytics. According to Wesley Blankinship, Schafer …

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Boeing Lands $104M DARPA Satellite Launch Program

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will work with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop and test an airborne launching system for deploying small satellites under a potential $104 million contract. The contract contains $30, 673, 934 in base funds and two option periods that are separately worth $72, 044, 948 and …

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