Tag Archives: microelectronics

DoD’s Dr. Mark Lewis to Discuss Development of Innovative Technologies During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense R&D Summit

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During Potomac Officers Club’s 7th Annual Defense Research and Development (R&D) Summit, notable federal and industry leaders will meet to discuss the latest priorities across the R&D landscape. Featuring Dr. Mark Lewis, acting deputy undersecretary of defense for research and engineering and director of defense research and engineering for modernization, as keynote speaker, the summit will also address advancements and challenges within the development and delivery of innovative solutions. 

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Army Picks National Spectrum Consortium for $2.5B Prototype OTA

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The U.S. Army has awarded the National Spectrum Consortium a potential $2.5B prototype other transaction agreement to help coordinate research and development projects designed to improve spectrum utilization, advance microelectronics and upgrade communications infrastructure to enable protected and resilient networks.

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks: Fast Tracking Our Tech Future With Government

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GovCon Expert Chuck Brooks has published his latest article as a member of Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Expert program on Friday. Brooks discussed the development and procurement of emerging technologies as they influence every sector of the federal marketplace, including the Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), academia and the intelligence community. 

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DoD to Use $688M in CARES Act Funds to Support Aircraft Propulsion, Shipbuilding Industries

The Department of Defense plans to use $688M in funds under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act to address the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the defense industrial base and promote local job creation efforts, Defense News reported Tuesday.

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Navy Selects 6 Companies for SHIP Microelectronics Tech Dev’t Project

The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division used its other transaction authority to award multiple contracts to six companies to develop and test digital and radiofrequency microelectronics as part of the initial phase of the State-of-the-art Heterogeneous Integration Prototype project, Naval Sea Systems Command reported Thursday.

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DMEA Exercises $121M Option on GlobalFoundries Microelectronics Contract

GlobalFoundries will continue to provide the Department of Defense access to microelectronic processes under a $121M contract modification from the Defense Microelectronics Activity. The modification represents the third option under a previously awarded contract and brings the potential cumulative value to $501.4M, the Pentagon said Friday. Work under the exercised …

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BAE to Help Mature Air Force GaN Semiconductor Tech for Future Radar, EW Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 19, 2018 — BAE Systems will collaborate with the Air Force Research Laboratory to advance the development of gallium nitride semiconductor technology for the U.S. Air Force, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its cooperative agreement with AFRL aims to transition Air Force-built GaN microelectronics to the …

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General Atomics Buys Xagenic Assets to Complement Defense Microelectronics Devt

San Diego-based General Atomics has purchased certain assets of molecular diagnostics technology maker Xagenic in a push to continue advances in the defense microelectronics, advanced sensor and signal processing technology areas. General Atomics said Thursday it will integrate the acquired assets into a bio-sensor technology development unit of its electromagnetic systems business in Rancho Bernardo, …

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