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Northrop Preps for 2nd DreamPort Rapid Prototyping Event After Previous Win; Ginger Wierzbanowski Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 2, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is planning to join a rapid prototyping challenge to be hosted by the U.S. Cyber Command-backed DreamPort cyber facility early this month following its win in the previous event in September, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 5. The company said Oct. …

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Alion to Support Rapid Prototyping Efforts at Army Futures Command

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 10, 2018 — Alion Science and Technology will help build military technology prototypes for the Army Futures Command under a $49.8M contract with the goal to utilize resources from the commercial and academic sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its engineers will collaborate with the Army …

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Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel Speaks at the Potomac Officers Club’s 2018 Air Force Acquisition Forum

On Aug. 8th, GovCon public and private sector representatives gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s 2018 Air Force Acquisition Forum, featuring keynote speaker Maj. Gen. Sarah Zabel, director of information technology acquisition development, in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition. Following her speech, Zabel …

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CSRA to Support Navy, FMS Seahawk Helicopter Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2017 — CSRA (NYSE: CSRA) will support updates to the H-60 Seahawk multi-mission helicopter under a $38.5 million task order from U.S. Navy via the Rapid Response – Third Generation contract vehicle, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the task order covers design, fabrication, assembly, rapid prototyping and system installation activities …

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Greg Hyslop: Boeing Makes Autonomous Tech Push Through Aurora Flight Sciences Buy

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has agreed to buy Aurora Flight Sciences for an undisclosed sum as part of efforts to accelerate the development of autonomous technology for aerospace vehicles. Chicago-based Boeing said Thursday it would integrate Aurora into the aerospace and defense contractor’s engineering, test and technology segment upon closing of the acquisition. Greg Hyslop, chief …

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3 Firms Land Spots on Navy Electronic Parts Supply IDIQ

Three companies have secured positions on a potential five-year, $30 million contract to supply custom fabricated electronic parts in support of the U.S. Navy‘s rapid prototyping initiative. Delta Group Electronics, NPI Services and  Quality Systems Integrated will compete for task orders under the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Monday. The …

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Kevin Robinson: MTSI Eyes Expansion Across Several Business Lines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2016 — Kevin Robinson, president and CEO of Modern Technology Solutions Inc., has said the company works to drive its growth strategy in the unmanned aircraft systems market through programs with government agencies and alliances with commercial partners, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. “We are selectively pursuing expansion in …

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Navy Taps 10 Firms for Custom Parts Fabrication Support IDIQ

Ten companies have won positions on a potential three-year, $30 million contract to fabricate and provide custom parts in support of the U.S. Navy’s rapid prototyping efforts. The contractors will compete for task orders under the firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that has a base term of one year and two option …

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Army Selects 5 Companies for Rapid Prototyping Program Munitions Tech

The U.S. Army has chosen five companies to work on the design and development of next-generation munitions under the $200 million Rapid Prototyping and Technology Initiative – Generation 2 program, Military & Aerospace reported Tuesday. John Keller writes that the contractors will work with the Army Armament, Research, Development and Engineering …

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MIT Awarded $3B to Help Run National Security Tech R&D Hub

The U.S. Air Force has awarded the Massachusetts Institute of Technology a potential $3 billion contract to manage a federally funded research and development center in Lexington, Massachusetts, for national security projects. USAF tasked the university to run the Lincoln Laboratory FFRDC and help build rapid system prototyping and demonstration …

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