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Federal Agencies Expedite R&D Initiatives Moving into 2021

research and development

Since the onset of COVID-19, the government and industry have expedited the development process for new technologies and offerings to remain competitive in the evolving landscape. Innovation units across the nation have focused on artificial intelligence, autonomy and robotics, to support data and networks. To register for the 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit, as well as view upcoming opportunities, visit Potomac Officers Club’s Event Page

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Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit to Feature DARPA Director Victoria Coleman, as Keynote Speaker

Dr. Victoria Coleman, director for DARPA

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. Featuring Dr. Victoria Coleman, director of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA), as keynote speaker, the summit will also address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

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Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit to Feature SDA Director Derek Tournear

Derek Tournear Director SDA

During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. Featuring Dr. Derek Tournear, director of the Space Development Agency (SDA), as keynote speaker, the summit will address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

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L3Harris, SpaceX Book $343M in Contracts to Build Missile-Tracking Satellites for Defense Architecture

space defense

The Space Development Agency has awarded L3Harris Technologies (NYSE: LHX) and SpaceX firm-fixed-price contracts worth $342.8M combined to each provide four satellites that will comprise the “tracking layer” of a proposed space defense architecture.

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