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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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DARPA Plans 2-Year, $175M Extension for Lockheed Anti-Ship Missile R&D Contract

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency intends to award a two-year, $175 million contract extension to Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for research and development work on a missile intended to defend against adversarial warships. Such an extension would complete the demonstration phase of the the joint DARPA-Navy Long Range Anti-Ship …

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Raytheon BBN, GrammaTech Form Malware Detection Tech Team; Jack Marin Comments

A team comprising of a Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) subsidiary and GrammaTech has been awarded a $4.8 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop technologies for protecting information technology devices from malware and other backdoor attacks. Raytheon BBN Technologies and GrammaTech will work to develop techniques and tools …

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DARPA to Develop Unmanned Submersible Mothership

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has released a broad agency announcement for a five-year unmanned submersible project, Military and Aerospace Engineering reported Tuesday. John Keller’s post indicated the submersible will function as a mothership that can launch unmanned aerial and underwater vehicles undetected. The report said DARPA has …

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SAIC Wins DARPA Contract to Build Unmanned Anti-Submarine Vessel; John Fratamico Comments

Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAI) has won a prime position on a $59 million single-award, cost-plus fixed-fee contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to design, build and test a prototype unmanned autonomous surface vessel According to a company statement, the contract is part of the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous …

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IBM Wins DARPA Award for Language Translation, Communication Technology

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has been awarded a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency contract to create technology that translates multiple foreign languages in all genres. The company will develop technology that can retrieve information from the translated material and enable bilingual communication via speech or text. Work is expected to be completed by Sept. …

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Ball Aerospace Wins $37M to Work on DARPA Missile Detection, Tracking Communications System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Ball Aerospace (NYSE: BLL) a $36, 928, 217 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide work for the MOIRE Program. The program provides real-time tactical video and missile launch detection and tracking to war fighters. It utilizes diffractive membrane optics, which may facilitate low-cost geosynchronous imaging. …

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Lockheed to Develop Battlefield Wireless Detection, Jamming Capabilities

A Lockheed Martin-led team will develop technology for detecting and jamming threatening wireless communications on the battlefield for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The contract is for phase I of the BLADE, behavioral learning for adaptive electronic warfare, program. The team led by Lockheed’s advanced technology laboratories will develop …

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