Tag: Defense Innovation Unit

DIU, Army Select 2 Vendors for Ground Vehicle Autonomy CompetitionContract Awards

DIU, Army Select 2 Vendors for Ground Vehicle Autonomy Competition

The Defense Innovation Unit has awarded Kodiak Robotics and Applied Intuition an approximately $50 million contract to build and test
DIU Adopts ‘Fast Follower’ Approach to Harness Technological Strength of Private Sector; Cherissa Tamayori QuotedEvents

DIU Adopts ‘Fast Follower’ Approach to Harness Technological Strength of Private Sector; Cherissa Tamayori Quoted

It is fairly common knowledge that the defense industry has historically lagged behind the technological progress of the private sector.
DIU Selects Amazon, Microsoft, SpiderOak for Hybrid Space Architecture Project’s 2nd PhaseContract Awards

DIU Selects Amazon, Microsoft, SpiderOak for Hybrid Space Architecture Project’s 2nd Phase

Amazon’s (Nasdaq: AMZN) cloud computing business and Project Kuiper, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) and SpiderOak Mission Systems have received contracts for
Michael Brown, John Jack Join Shield Capital as Venture PartnersExecutive Moves

Michael Brown, John Jack Join Shield Capital as Venture Partners

Investment firm Shield Capital has appointed technology industry leaders Michael Brown and John “JJ” Jack as venture partners. Brown, a
DIU Lists Cleared Small Drones From 8 Vendors Under Blue sUAS 2.0 ProgramC4ISR

DIU Lists Cleared Small Drones From 8 Vendors Under Blue sUAS 2.0 Program

The Department of Defense’s innovation arm and acquisition office have added small unmanned aircraft systems from eight companies to DOD’s
Pentagon Starts Search for Defense Innovation Unit Director; Heidi Shyu QuotedExecutive Moves

Pentagon Starts Search for Defense Innovation Unit Director; Heidi Shyu Quoted

The Department of Defense has begun its search for a new executive who will succeed Michael Brown as director of
The Future of Space Defense: Space Leaders Discuss How US Can Regain Tactical AdvantageEvents

The Future of Space Defense: Space Leaders Discuss How US Can Regain Tactical Advantage

In today’s era of rapid space democratization, the biggest challenge the United States faces is being able to leverage industry
Michael Brown, Defense Innovation Unit Director, Earns 1st Wash100 RecognitionNews

Michael Brown, Defense Innovation Unit Director, Earns 1st Wash100 Recognition

Executive Mosaic has featured Michael Brown, director of the Defense Innovation Unit, in the 2022 Wash100 class for his leadership
Navy Selects HII’s Remus 300 as Next-Gen Small UUV Program of Record; Andy Green QuotedContract Awards

Navy Selects HII’s Remus 300 as Next-Gen Small UUV Program of Record; Andy Green Quoted

The U.S. Navy has selected the Remus 300 unmanned underwater vehicle from Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) as the military
Google Wins DIU Production Contract for Cloud Access Security Platform; Lynn Martin QuotedContract Awards

Google Wins DIU Production Contract for Cloud Access Security Platform; Lynn Martin Quoted

Google’s cloud business has received a contract from the Defense Innovation Unit to move its Secure Cloud Management platform into