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Johns Hopkins APL Wins $57M in Air Force Contracts for Computer Software R&D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 19, 2018 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory two indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth $57.1 million combined to support research and development of computer software platforms, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Johns Hopkins APL aims to develop a tool that can assist the Air Force …

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GSA Taps W.M. Jordan to Build New NASA Langley Lab; Dave Bowles Comments

The General Services Administration has awarded W.M. Jordan Co. a $95.6 million contract to build a new research-and-development laboratory at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia. W.M. Jordan is tasked to complete construction of the Measurement Systems Laboratory by late 2019 as part of Langley’s 20-year revitalization plan, NASA …

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Boeing, SAIC to Continue Developing Laser Optics for DOD

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a follow-on 15-month contract from the U.S. Defense Department‘s high energy laser-joint technology office to continue developing a prototype optic system for laser weapons. Boeing said in a release that, along with SAIC (NYSE: SAI), it has completed the first phase of system development. The team will …

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BAE Systems to Create Laser Warning Sensors for Military Aircraft

BAE Systems picked up a $17.7 million contract from Alliant Techsystems to produce defensive laser warning sensors for military aircraft. The work is part of a larger effort by the Navy to improve and overhaul airborne protection for domestic and foreign allied fleets. “With more than 16, 000 systems delivered …

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