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DARPA Launches $2B Campaign to Advance R&D Work on ‘Third Wave’ AI Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled a potential $2B campaign that seeks to invest in research-and-development programs that focus on artificial intelligence. The AI Next campaign is a multi-year investment effort that aims to develop “third wave” AI technologies with contextual reasoning capabilities designed to facilitate human-machine collaboration, DARPA …

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DISA Unveils 20 Small Biz Awardees on $17.5B Encore III IT Support Contract Vehicle

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded 20 companies spots on the small business set-aside track of a potential 10-year, $17.5B contract to provide information technology platforms and services for the Defense Department and other federal agencies. DoD said Friday DISA received 95 proposals for the Encore III contract vehicle that has a …

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UTC Gets $437M Air Force Contract Modification for Engine Risk Reduction Work

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has received a $436.7M contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to execute risk reduction efforts related to air superiority applications of a flight-weight adaptive engine. The modification falls under a previously awarded contract that covers the design, development, fabrication and test of next-generation propulsion technology, the …

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DoD Announces 10 Small Biz Awardees on Potential $28B R&D Support IDIQ

Ten companies have won positions on the partial small business set-aside portion of a potential nine-year, $28B contract to provide research and development support services for the Defense Department. The contractors may compete for up to $15M worth of task orders under Pool 2 of the Defense Technical Information Center’s …

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General Dynamics Awarded $249M Navy Contract for USS Bonhomme Richard Maintenance Availability

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) national steel and shipbuilding business has landed a potential two-year, $249.1M contract to provide maintenance, modernization and repair services in support of the U.S. Navy‘s USS Bonhomme Richard. Services under the firm-fixed-price contract are intended to support the amphibious assault ship’s docking phased maintenance availability for …

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Lockheed Awarded $500M Navy Electronics Test Equipment Supply Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $500M contract to supply the U.S. Navy with more than 200 units of equipment designed to test aircraft electronics. The company said Tuesday it will produce and deliver Electronic Consolidated Automated Support Systems over a seven-year period. Sailors uses eCASS to troubleshoot electronic …

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SpringCM’s Gary Wootten: Cloud-Based Records Retention Schedule Could Help Agencies Streamline Document Mgmt

Gary Wootten, vice president of public sector at SpringCM, has said agencies that aim to automate records management and improve collaboration should adopt a cloud-based records retention schedule. Wootten wrote that implementing such a schedule would help agencies classify records based on retention period, event or case type while complying …

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Mitre Awarded $407M Contract to Support Air Force Through National Security Engineering Center

Mitre has received a $406.8M contract to provide support services to the U.S. Air Force through the utilization of the National Security Engineering Center that the nonprofit corporation manages for the Defense Department. The service branch will obligate $506.2K in foreign military sales funds at the time of award, the DoD said …

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General Dynamics Receives $145M in Army WIN-T Configuration Contracts

The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) a pair of contracts worth $144.9M combined to provide configuration items for the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical mission network and hardware. The Defense Department said Friday the company’s mission systems business will perform work under the two contracts in Taunton, Mass., through Aug. 31, …

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Boeing Wins $805M Navy Unmanned Aerial Refueler EMD Contract; Leanne Caret Quoted

Boeing (NYSE: BA) will build four MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based drones for the U.S. Navy under a potential six-year, $805.3M engineering and manufacturing development contract. “As a company, we made an investment in both our team and in an unmanned aircraft system that meets the U.S. Navy’s refueling requirements,” Leanne Caret, president and CEO of Boeing’s …

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