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GSA to Remove Non-Defense Innovation Unit-Approved Drones From Multiple Award Schedules

Drone

The General Services Administration will remove from Multiple Award Schedules contracts unmanned aircraft systems and other drones to address potential security risks associated with the use of such devices. The decision does not cover drones approved by the Defense Innovation Unit under the Blue sUAS program, which seeks to provide the Department of Defense and federal agencies with trusted and secure small drones.

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DoD’s Dr. Mark Lewis to Discuss Development of Innovative Technologies During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit

Dr. Mark Lewis

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. Mark Lewis, acting deputy undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and director of defense research and engineering for modernization, as keynote speaker, the summit will also address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

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Cybercom Taps Recorded Future for Threat Analysis Service

Recorded Future has landed a $50M production-other transaction agreement with U.S. Cyber Command  to help federal customers analyze threats in real time. The company said Thursday it will also produce commercial threat reports to aid Cybercom personnel in managing and securing the Department of Defense Information Network.

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L3Harris to Provide Unmanned Vehicle for Navy Expeditionary Undersea Mission; Daryl Slocum Quoted

The Defense Innovation Unit and the U.S. Navy have selected L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) to build and test an underwater drone for the service branch. L3Harris said Wednesday it will provide the Iver4-900 unmanned undersea vehicle as part of an other transaction agreement to support the Navy's Next Generation Small-Class Maritime Expeditionary Mine Countermeasures UUV program.

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