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Johns Hopkins APL Names New Mission Area Exec for Research & Exploratory Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 28, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has appointed Andrew Merkle, formerly program area manager for research and exploratory development, as RED mission area executive, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The lab said Wednesday Merkle will be in charge of a team that performs research across various …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Military, Gov’t Vets as Senior Fellows

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 13, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has added military veterans John Allen and Samuel Locklear as well as Schafer CEO Michael Griffin as senior fellows, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. The lab said Tuesday the senior fellows program aims to utilize technology and policy to address challenges that military leaders and senior government …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names New Sector Head for Air & Missile Defense

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 31, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has appointed Mike White, former mission area executive for air and missile defense at the lab, to lead its air and missile defense sector, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Johns Hopkins APL said Monday White will oversee work on air …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $81M Army Engineering, R&D Platform Maintenance Contract

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has been awarded a potential five-year,  $81.1 million contract to help the U.S. Army maintain an engineering and research-and-development platform to be built by an academic or a nonprofit organization. The Defense Department said Tuesday that APL will perform work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through …

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Johns Hopkins APL Develops Remote-Controlled System to Support Railway Incident Assessment

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 29, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has created a remote-controlled system designed to provide reconnaissance data to law enforcement officials and first responders for railway incident assessments, ExecutiveBiz said Thursday. APL said Wednesday its Instrumented Rail Inspection System works to detect chemicals and hazardous materials on …

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Johns Hopkins APL Scientist Earns NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 7, 2016 — A scientist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has received NASA‘s Distinguished Public Service Medal for his work to advance space exploration programs, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Tom Krimigis has contributed to the Voyager, Cassini Saturn Orbiter,  New Frontiers and Discovery missions, …

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Protran to Commercially Offer Johns Hopkins APL’s Unmanned Tech for Railway Safety Ops

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has tapped Harsco Corp. subsidiary Protran Technology to market an unmanned vehicle to Protran’s customers in industries such as transportation and mining, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Harsco said Wednesday the Instrumented Rail Inspection System, which the lab developed with funds from the …

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Johns Hopkins APL Builds Prototype of Submersible, Corrosion-Resistant UAV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 21, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has built an unmanned aerial vehicle that can also operate underwater or launch from the sea, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday it built a prototype of the Corrosion Resistant Aerial Covert Unmanned Nautical System using additive manufacturing methods. CRACUNS is …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Paul Stockton, Richard Danzig Senior Fellows

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has named two former military officials as senior fellows at the lab, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Johns Hopkins APL said Tuesday the new senior fellows are Paul Stockton, a former assistant secretary for homeland defense and Americas’ security affairs at the …

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Johns Hopkins APL Names Stephen Lewia Strategic Deterrence Mission Area Exec

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has promoted Stephen Lewia from deputy mission area executive for strategic deterrence to mission area executive, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. Johns Hopkins APL said Wednesday strategic deterrence is one of the mission areas under its force projection sector, where Lewia …

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