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Northrop Grumman Marks Milestones Under DARPA-Navy Tern Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 30, 2016 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has marked two milestones in a joint program between the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and U.S. Navy to develop an unmanned aerial system for medium-altitude, long-endurance missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node project team has completed a critical design review of the …

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Northrop Grumman Team Secures DARPA Funds for 2nd Tern Test Vehicle

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2016 — Northrop Grumman‘s prototype unmanned aircraft system for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program will undergo ground and at-sea tests by 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DARPA said Thursday it has provided funds to the Northrop-led team to build a second …

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DARPA Picks Raytheon for $175M Hypersonic Air-Breathing Weapon Phase II Research Contract

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $174.7 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to perform research work under the second phase of the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept program. DARPA announced the contract award under the HAWC program through a FedBizOpps notice published Monday. The agency will obligate $3.4 million from fiscal …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names New Mission Area Exec for Research & Exploratory Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 28, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has appointed Andrew Merkle, formerly program area manager for research and exploratory development, as RED mission area executive, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The lab said Wednesday Merkle will be in charge of a team that performs research across various …

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General Atomics Develops UAS Mid-Air Recovery Mechanism; Chris Pehrson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 28, 2016 — General Atomics has developed a mechanical arm designed to recover small unmanned aircraft systems in mid-flight, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Breaking Defense reported Monday that General Atomics created the mechanism as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Gremlins program that seeks to explore  UAS launch-and-recovery techniques. The company also designed …

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Lockheed Awards Subcontract to Vencore Labs for DARPA RF Mapping Program Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 23, 2016 — Vencore‘s research arm will build a radio-frequency mapping software under a $5 million subcontract from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for support on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Advanced Radio Frequency Mapping program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Vencore Labs will help Lockheed develop new platforms for …

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Lockheed Lands $147M DARPA Research Contract for Tactical Boost Glide Program

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $147.3 million cost-sharing contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to conduct research as part of a prototype agreement for the Tactical Boost Glide program. DARPA will obligate $13.4 million from fiscal 2016 research and development funds at the time of award, the …

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Vencore Secures R&D Contracts for DARPA Power Grid Cybersecurity Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — A subsidiary of Vencore has landed $17 million in contracts from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to perform work under two technical areas in the Rapid Attack Detection, Isolation and Characterization Systems program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday Vencore Labs will work to deliver the Machine-Intelligence …

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Harris to Support First Phase of DARPA R&D Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 4, 2016 — Harris (NYSE: HRS) will support the first phase of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency research and development program under a $27 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. DARPA obligated $22.3 million from its fiscal 2015 and 2016 R&D funds at the time of the …

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General Dynamics Awarded Potential $149M DARPA Classified Network Services Contract

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has been awarded a potential five-year, $149 million contract for systems development and threat detection services to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency as DARPA aims to achieve early detection of suspicious activity on its network. The company said Tuesday its mission systems business unit will offer …

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