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DARPA Awards Aurora Flight Sciences $89M Contract to Continue VTOL X-Plane Development

Aurora Flight Sciences has been awarded an $89.4 million contract to further develop an unmanned vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft for the second and third phases of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s VTOL X-Plane program. DARPA received three offers for the acquisition program and is obligating $53.4 million in research and development funds at the time of award, the …

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Sotera to Provide R&D Support for DARPA Counter-Insurgency Project

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 26, 2016 — Sotera Defense Solutions will provide research and development support for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s counter-insurgency operations program under an $11.4 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday the contract from the U.S. Army covers support through Jan. 20, 2019. About Executive …

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DARPA Seeks Input on Anti-Submarine Bistatic Sonar System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has begun its search for an anti-submarine bistatic sonar system that works to maintain a ship’s stealth while in operation, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. John Keller writes DARPA seeks companies to develop active sonar sources, signal processing and undersea communications technology for …

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Northrop Grumman to Begin Development of DARPA’s Reconnaissance Drone Demonstrator

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 30, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will begin construction of an unmanned aircraft system demonstrator platform as part of the $93.1 million contract awarded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Thursday, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. DARPA said Monday the award under phase three of the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program aims …

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Northrop Awarded $93M to Help DARPA Build Ship-Based Reconnaissance UAS

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has closed a two-year, $93.1 million other transaction agreement with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to prototype and develop an unmanned aircraft system to launch and recover from small carrier ships. The Defense Department said Thursday that Northrop’s aerospace systems business aims to build a medium-altitude, long-endurance UAS …

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Leidos Gets $13M Modification on DARPA Radar Countermeasures Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 16, 2015 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has received a $12.9 million contract modification from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to continue support for the Adaptive Radar Countermeasures program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday the total cumulative face value of the ARC contract including the …

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Northrop Grumman Offers Flying-Wing Helicopter for DARPA’s Tern Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 15, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will offer an aircraft that features counter-rotating rotor blades and a flying-wing helicopter design for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Breaking Defense reported Sunday Northrop designed the aircraft for takeoff and landing via ships …

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Leidos, Lockheed, Raytheon Among DARPA-Chosen Companies to Develop Dismounted Squad Situational Awareness Tools

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2015 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) are among the nine companies the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency selected to study and develop systems that would protect dismounted troops from threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DARPA said Thursday the Squad X Core …

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Lockheed Martin to Prepare DARPA RF Mapping Tech for Transition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11,  2015 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will prepare the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s radio frequency mapping technology for transition to the U.S. Marine Corps under an $11.8 million contract for the program’s final phase, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. DARPA said Friday Lockheed will further develop RadioMap technologies through Phase …

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Leidos Picks Federated Wireless to Support DARPA Spectrum-Sharing Research Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 11,  2015 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has tapped Federated Wireless to support its $7.9 million phase two contract for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Shared Spectrum Access for Radar and Communications program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Federated Wireless said Tuesday it will provide its Spectrum Access System technology …

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