Tag Archives: Office of Naval Research

CTC Receives SAIC Contract to Manufacture Hulls for USMC Armored Recon Vehicles; Ed Sheehan Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 8, 2019 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. has received a $1.2M contract from Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) for hull design and construction services in support of two of SAIC’s armored reconnaissance vehicles, which are intended for the U.S. Marine Corps, ExecutiveBiz reported Sept. 25.

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Advanced Technology International to Help Run Navy Manufacturing Tech Center Under $99M Contract

Advanced Technology International has won a five-year, $99M contract to help the U.S. Navy manage a center of excellence that was built to develop and transition naval manufacturing technologies to the private sector. ATI will support the Navy Manufacturing Technology Center for Innovative Naval Shipbuilding and Advanced Manufacturing under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.

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Leidos Tests Sea Hunter USV’s Autonomous Navigation Capability; Gerry Fasano Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 7, 2019 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) participated in an Office of Naval Research-facilitated extended testing activity to demonstrate the autonomy capabilities of the company’s Sea Hunter unmanned surface vessel, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Jan. 31 the Sea Hunter was able to navigate autonomously without a …

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Lockheed, Navy Seek to Combine ML & Robotics for 3D Printing Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is studying the possible uses of machine learning and robotics to support additive manufacturing as part of work required under a $5.8M U.S. Navy contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its Advanced Technology Center will work with the …

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Navy Debuts Drone-Based Mine Detection

Researchers at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) are using drones to detect submerged and buried mines using a system sponsored by the Office of Naval Research’s (ONR) TechSolutions program. Designed to safely remove explosive ordinance in both coastal surf and shallow-water, the Mine Warfare Rapid Assessment Capability system (MIW …

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Advanced Technology International to Support Navy Composite Manufacturing CoE Under $99M Contract

Advanced Technology International has won a potential five-year, $99 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the U.S. Navy‘s center of excellence for composites manufacturing technology. The Defense Department said Thursday the military branch will concurrently award two task orders worth a combined $350, 000 with the IDIQ contract. The service branch obligated fiscal 2016 research, development, test …

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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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Leidos Autonomous Vessel Undergoes Trials for DARPA-ONR Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has completed initial performance trials on the Sea Hunter trimaran as part of the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Office of Naval Research, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the tests focused …

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CTC to Use Gaming Tech for Pre-Deployment Marines Training; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 7, 2016 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. has received an additional $200, 000 from the Office of Naval Research to bring a contract for the development of a U.S. Marine Corps pre-deployment training program to a cumulative value of $1.1 million, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Virtual …

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Navy Awards 12 Spots on $800M Multifunction RF Systems IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions to 12 companies on a five-year, $800 million contract to prototype radio frequency components for electronic warfare, communications, radar and information operations. The Defense Department said Monday contractors will vie for task orders to research, design, fabricate, integrate and test open RF systems as part of the Navy’s Electromagnetic Maneuver …

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