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William LaPlante Appointed SVP, GM of Mitre’s National Security Center

William LaPlante, formerly a vice president of Mitre, has been appointed as senior vice president and general manager of the nonprofit research company’s Center for National Security. Mitre said Thursday LaPlante will lead efforts to increase the organization’s strategic value across its Defense Department, intelligence and cybersecurity portfolios. CNS is comprised of two Mitre-operated, federally …

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DHS Taps RAND Corp. for $495M FFRDC Mgmt Contract; Robert Griffin Comments

RAND Corp. has received a potential $494.7 million contract to manage and run a federally funded research and development center for the Department of Homeland Security. DHS said Tuesday the Santa Monica, California-based nonprofit research organization will help the Homeland Security Operational Analysis Center perform independent analyses and studies in support of DHS’ mission in …

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Wayne Goodman Promoted as Aerospace Corp. EVP; Steve Isakowitz Comments

Wayne Goodman, senior vice president of the operations and support group at The Aerospace Corp., has been elected to succeed the retiring David Gorney as executive vice president,  effective Jan. 1, 2017. Goodman will oversee the implementation of Aerospace Corp.’s strategic goals and will report to the president and CEO …

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CNA FFRDC to Support OPNAV Under Potential $558M Contract

CNA‘s Center for Naval Analyses has received a potential $557.7 million U.S. Navy contract to provide applied research and analyses support to the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. The federally-funded research and development center will conduct studies on the Navy and U.S. Marine Corps‘ major concerns and maintain staff assignment …

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RAND Corp. Lands $231M Air Force Research, Analysis Consulting Support IDIQ

RAND Corp. has received a potential five-year, $231.3 million contract to provide consulting support services to the U.S. Air Force through the Project Air Force federally funded research and development center. The RAND-operated FFRDC will perform research and analyses that seek to address the service branch’s space, cyber and aerial …

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Mitre-Operated FFRDC Partners With Health IT Org for Underserved Communities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 3, 2015 — The Mitre-operated CMS Alliance to Modernize Healthcare, a federally funded research and development center, has partnered with the National Health IT Collaborative for the Underserved, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Mitre said Tuesday the alliance works to put underserved communities at the forefront of healthcare strategies with …

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RAND Corp. Awarded $385M National Defense Research Services Contract

The Washington Headquarters Services has awarded RAND Corp. a potential five-year, $384.8 million contract to provide support services to a U.S. Defense Department-funded research and development center. DoD said Thursday the company will help perform analyses and studies at the National Defense Research Institute under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The Office …

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Carnegie Mellon Awarded $732M to Help DoD Manage Software R&D Center

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Carnegie Mellon University a $732 million contract to run the federally funded Software Engineering Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, through June 30, 2020. The military service will obligate $500, 000 in fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds at the time of award, the …

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MIT Awarded $3B to Help Run National Security Tech R&D Hub

The U.S. Air Force has awarded the Massachusetts Institute of Technology a potential $3 billion contract to manage a federally funded research and development center in Lexington, Massachusetts, for national security projects. USAF tasked the university to run the Lincoln Laboratory FFRDC and help build rapid system prototyping and demonstration …

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MITRE Wins Potential $1B Contract to Manage its 6th FFRDC; Alfred Grasso Comments

Mitre Corp. has won a possible $1 billion contract to operate a Federally Funded Research and Development Center for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, reports The Washington Business Journal. Currently, MITRE manages five FFRDC’s for agencies and government offices including the Defense Department, Federal Aviation Administration, Internal Revenue …

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