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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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Leidos Autonomous Vessel Undergoes Trials for DARPA-ONR Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has completed initial performance trials on the Sea Hunter trimaran as part of the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Office of Naval Research, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the tests focused …

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Northrop Gets OTA Modification for DARPA Reconnaissance UAS Demonstrator Devt

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has received a $17.8 million “other transaction” agreement modification from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to perform additional tasks under phase III of the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node project. The company will work to fabricate, assemble and checkout a second Tern unmanned air vehicle demonstrator platform for the …

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Airbus Names Paul Eremenko CTO, Andy Anderson Corporate Tech Office COO

Paul Eremenko, CEO of Airbus Group’s A3 innovation center, will take over as chief technology officer of the aerospace and defense contractor on July 1. Airbus said Tuesday Eremenko will continue to lead A3 in San Jose, California, until the company finds a successor. Andy Anderson, acting Airbus CTO, will …

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Erin Andre Named SRI Chief People Officer, Greg Kovacs to Serve as Biosciences Division President

SRI International has appointed Greg Kovacs, a 25-year professor at Stanford University, as president of its biosciences division and named Erin Andre, former chief human resource officer of Convergys, as the nonprofit’s chief people officer. Kovacs will collaborate with other executives of SRI and the biosciences division to  implement research, development and commercialization strategies, SRI …

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Former Bigelow Aerospace Exec Michael Gold Joins SSL as VP of DC Operations

Palo Alto, California-based aerospace company Space Systems Loral has appointed Michael Gold as vice president of its Washington operations. Gold, who previously worked for Bigelow Aerospace as director of Washington operations and business growth, will work to assist SSL’s government business expansion goals and establish its presence in the capital, SSL said Monday. …

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