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McAleese & Associates: House Panel OKs $690B FY 2020 Defense Appropriations Bill

A McAleese & Associates report says the House Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill that would authorize $690B in fiscal 2020 funds for the Department of Defense, reflecting a 2.3 percent increase from DoD’s current budget. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote …

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McAleese & Associates: Michael Griffin on Space-Based Sensor Layer, Other Defense Tech Priorities

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report that outlines some of the technology priorities of Michael Griffin, undersecretary for research and engineering at the Defense Department. One of the priorities is the need to accelerate the deployment of a space-based sensor layer to defend against hypersonic threats as …

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Dr. Steven Walker Receives Wash100 at the Potomac Officers Club’s Defense Research and Development Summit

Dr. Steven Walker, director of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, was presented with a Wash100 award at the Defense Research and Development Summit hosted by the Potomac Officers Club on January 31st. The Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena. Dr. …

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Dr. Steven Walker speaks at the Defense R&D Summit with His Slice on What’s Cutting-edge

Over 200 industry professionals were attendance on Wednesday as the Potomac Officers Club convened at the Defense Research and Development Summit to discuss the programs that those in the intelligence community know that they cannot talk about without a clearance. Given the rapid pace that technology advances in the private …

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USAF Posts ‘Sources Sought’ Notice for Hyper-Sonic Air-Launched Strike Weapon

The U.S. Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) issued a Sources Sought notice on Thursday for a rapidly fielded and developed hyper-sonic, conventional air-launched strike weapon, Janes reported. Capabilities statements are being sought from potential sources “that are capable of accomplishing systems integration of all the elements of a hyper-sonic, conventional …

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Kratos to R&D Army Vehicle Hypersonic Tech; Dave Carter Comments

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS) has won a $2 million contract to research and develop an aerothermal analysis technology for the U.S. Army‘s high-speed vehicles. Kratos will build technology to evaluate thermal protection systems on the Army’s existing and future hypersonic platforms, the company said Monday. Dave Carter, …

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