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Govini Report: Federal Investment in Space, Hypersonic Tech Hit $83B in FY 2011-2017

A Govini report says U.S. government investments in space and hypersonic technologies from fiscal years 2011 through 2017 reached approximately $83 billion and annual government spending on such platforms rose by 6 percent over the period, SpaceNews reported Sunday. United Launch Alliance ranked first in the top 15 vendors list …

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DON Vet Paul Oostburg Sanz Named Johns Hopkins APL General Counsel

Paul Oostburg Sanz, former general counsel at the Department of the Navy, has been appointed to the same position at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He will lead APL’s Office of Technology Transfer and continue to serve as strategic adviser to the lab’s director for commercialization, APL said Thursday. At …

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Johns Hopkins APL adds former CIA Deputy Director Avril Haines as senior fellow

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has named a former CIA deputy director and deputy national security adviser during the Obama administration as a senior fellow, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The lab said Friday Avril Haines, who also served as legal adviser to the National …

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DHS Tech Transfer Program Licenses Johns Hopkins APL Data Analysis Tool to AI Firm

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 26, 2018 — A data analysis tool that Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory developed as part of the Department of Homeland Security‘s Transition to Practice program has been licensed to BullFrog AI for applications in the biopharmaceutical field, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. DHS said Thursday the license …

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Johns Hopkins APL Picks Gallant Technologies to Sell Canine Explosive-Detection Training Aid

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 21, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has granted Gallant Technologies a license to produce and sell a lab-developed explosive detection training tool for canine teams, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. APL said Monday the technology works to help handlers train canines to detect homemade peroxide explosives without the …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets NASA Funding for Proposed Lander on Future Titan Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has secured a funding opportunity with NASA to mature its proposed Dragonfly dual-quadcopter vehicle in the aim to fulfill requirements under the New Frontiers program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The lab said Thursday the aerial vehicle will carry four science instruments and seek to facilitate scientific …

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DIA Awards $125M Sensor Engineering, R&D Contract to Johns Hopkins APL

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a potential five-year, $125 million contract to research, develop, integrate and engineer specialized sensor systems. APL will support multiple divisions within the advanced technologies office at DIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology under the sole-source contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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Johns Hopkins APL to Develop Instrument to Help Japan Study Martian Moons

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 21, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will build a gamma-ray and neutron spectrometer for the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency’s exploration missions to two Martian moons under an agreement with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The lab said Friday the MEGANE instrument to be built as part of NASA’s Discovery …

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Johns Hopkins APL Adds Former DoD Official Robert Work as Senior Fellow

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 5, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has named Robert Work, former deputy secretary of the Defense Department, as a senior fellow to help shape government and military policy and technology programs, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. “His broad expertise, particularly his insights on autonomy, artificial …

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Johns Hopkins APL Lands Army Research Contract on Service Member Vulnerability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will conduct a study on soldier vulnerability in extreme conditions under a potential $49.5 million contract from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday Johns Hopkins APL will perform work through Sept. 30, 2022, as part of the …

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