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Draper Lands Potential $392M Navy Contract for Trident II Missile Guidance Tech Production

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received a potential $391.8M fixed-price-incentive-fee contract to produce submarine-launched missile guidance systems for U.S. and U.K. navies. The nonprofit organization will manufacture MK6 guidance equivalent unit designed for the Trident II D5 Strategic Weapon System, the Department of Defense said Friday. Work is initially scheduled to conclude …

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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit; Dana Deasy Gives Keynote

On Wednesday, Feb. 13th, Govcon leaders from public and private sectors gathered at the Hilton in McLean, Va., for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2019 Artificial Intelligence Summit. The event featured two separate panels and three keynote speakers with Dana Deasy, the chief information officer for the Department of Defense and …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Dana Deasy His First Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Dana Deasy, chief information officer for the Department of Defense, with his first 2019 Wash100 Award on Wednesday.  The Wash100 award, in its sixth annual year, recognizes the most influential and impactful executives in the GovCon industry, as selected by the …

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Chris Shank Leading SCO’s Mission to Shape the Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

SCO’s mission is to identify, analyze and prototype disruptive capabilities to create near-term operational effects in support of the Combatant Command’s most pressing challenges. As the Director of SCO, Chris Shank’s mission is developing new and innovative ways to shape and counter emerging threats across all domains, bringing unexpected and …

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FLIR Systems Signs $385M Cash Deal to Buy Endeavor Robotics; James Cannon Quoted

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) has agreed to purchase Endeavor Robotics from Arlington Capital Partners for about $385M in cash to make its entry into the market for unmanned ground vehicles for military, critical infrastructure and public safety applications. FLIR said Monday it expects the acquisition to close in the first quarter of …

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Raytheon to Update Navy Aircraft Sensors Under Potential $88M IDIQ

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential five-year, $88.4M contract to update the sensors of the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 fighter jets and EA-18G electronic attack planes. The company will incorporate tactical features into the aircraft sensor system and investigate hardware and software anomalies under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of …

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Navy Selects Three Contractors to Modernize Ship Hull, Mechanical & Electrical Systems

Three small businesses have won cost-plus-fixed fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contracts to update hull, mechanical and electrical systems of the U.S. Navy’s active and reserve fleet. The military service awarded $57.3M to Amee Bay, $63.8M to Aviation Maritime Support Services and another $63.8 to Thermcor for technical and engineering support services to the Naval Surface …

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Peraton’s Reginald Brothers on DoD R&D Funding, Artificial Intelligence

Reginald Brothers, an executive vice president and chief technology officer of Peraton, said during a Government Matters interview aired Thursday that the pace of technology suggests that the Department of Defense needs more research-and-development funding in order to remain competitive. “The challenge now is how fast technology is changing. As such, …

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Scott Briggs Returns to ViON as DoD, IC Sales Director; Tom Frana Quoted

Scott Briggs, who worked at ViON as director of business development from 2011 to 2017, has returned to the company as director of Department of Defense and Intelligence Community sales. The three-decade U.S. Navy veteran will work with DoD and IC customers to determine their technology requirements for the military and information technology …

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Oshkosh Secures $233M in Army Tactical Truck Recapitalization Contracts

An Oshkosh Corp. (NYSE: OSK) subsidiary has received four contracts worth $232.7M combined from the U.S. Army to provide recapitalized Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks, Palletized Load System trucks and new PLS trailers. Oshkosh Defense will aim to deliver the HEMTTs between July and November of next year, the Department of Defense said …

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