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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $92M IDIQ for Engineering, R&D Support to AF Nuclear Weapons Center

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received a potential seven-year, $92 million contract to provide complex systems engineering, research and development support to the U.S. Air Force‘s Nuclear Weapons Center. The Defense Department said Monday APL will support AFNWC in the areas of development planning; strategic system capability assessments; …

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Ciena COO Francois Locoh-Donou to Join F5 as President, CEO

Francois Locoh-Donou, senior vice president and chief operating officer of Ciena (NYSE: CIEN) will join F5 Networks (Nasdaq: FFIV) on April 3 as president and CEO of the Seattle-based application delivery networking technology provider. Locoh-Donou will also sit on F5’s board of directors and succeed the retiring John McAdam, F5 said Monday. …

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NASA Taps Johns Hopkins APL to Develop Components for Asteroid Exploration Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 10, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will develop components for a pair of NASA Discovery missions that seek to explore and study six of Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids and the 16 Psyche metal asteroid, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. APL said Friday it will develop a telescopic camera and …

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Johns Hopkins University, APL to Support Tech Development Research Agreement Funded by Facebook

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 23, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University and its Applied Physics Laboratory have joined a group of universities and research centers in support of a Facebook-sponsored academic research agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. SARA aims to advance the development of new technology that will work to allow collaborations …

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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 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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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 Appoints Preston Dunlap as Mission Area Executive; Mark Lewellyn Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 20, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has named Preston Dunlap as the national security analysis mission area executive, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. Dunlap was formerly a national security fellow at the national security analysis department of Johns Hopkins APL, the lab said Monday. “Preston’s appointment is …

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