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DynCorp Vet Lou Von Thaer to Succeed Jeff Wadsworth as Battelle President, CEO

Lou Von Thaer, who has been CEO of DynCorp International since July 2015, will join Columbus, Ohio-based nonprofit research and development company Battelle as president and CEO on Oct. 1. He will succeed the retiring Jeff Wadsworth, who will continue to provide assistance during the transition period and perform consulting work …

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Richard White: SSL, Partners to Explore Robotics, Propulsion for NASA Commercial Space Habitat Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 28, 2017 — Space Systems Loral has teamed with NanoRacks and United Launch Alliance to work with NASA in efforts to determine the feasibility of converting rocket upper stages into commercial space habitats, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. SSL said June 21 the Ixion Initiative Team will explore the potential for …

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Infoscitex Lands $70M USAF Aerospace System R&D Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Infoscitex a four-year, $70 million contract modification to support the military branch’s aerospace technology and simulation-based research and development efforts. Infoscitex will provide R&D services in areas such as flight control laws, cooperative control autonomy, vehicle integrity management and automation, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The company …

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Navy Taps 4 Firms for Nonlethal Weapon R&D Services

Four companies will compete for task orders under a U.S. Navy contract to provide research and development support for nonlethal weapons systems across a range of capability functional and technology areas. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head explosive ordnance disposal technology division in Maryland received 11 offers for the …

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CTC to Support Army Lab ISR R&D Under $249M Contract; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2017 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. will provide research and development support for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology platforms under a potential $248.6 million multi-award contract from the Army Research Laboratory, ExecutiveBiz reported June 5. The company said June 1 the contract covers support for the sensors and electron devices …

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Intel, Northrop Among 5 DARPA Partners Selected for Graph Analytics R&D Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Georgia Institute of Technology, a Qualcomm Technologies subsidiary and the Energy Department‘s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will build a graph analytics processor for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. DARPA said Friday it selected the …

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Peter Fuller Appointed Mission Ready Chairman, Jeff Schwartz Named President

Peter Fuller, president and chief operating officer of Cypress International and a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Army, has joined Mission Ready Services as chairman of the board of directors. The retired Army major general succeeds Rod Reum, who resigned from the chairman post and will retain his duties as a director of Mission …

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Intel, Carnegie Mellon Pursue R&D Program on Cloud-Based Video Analytics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 27, 2017 — Intel (Nasdaq: INTC) has entered into a research and development partnership with Carnegie Mellon University to deliver analytics and immersive technologies to government, businesses and consumers as part of a $4.12 million program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday the Intel Science and Technology Center for Visual …

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Northrop Grumman’s New North Dakota Facility to Support UAS Research, Training

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2017 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has opened a new autonomous systems research facility at the Grand Sky unmanned aircraft systems business and aviation park in North Dakota in a move to increase support for the Grand Forks Air Force Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said …

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Vencore Labs Secures DARPA Contract for Dispersed Computing R&D

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 19, 2017 — A division of Vencore will perform research and development work for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under a $10.3 million contract for the Dispersed Computing program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Vencore Labs will produce software platforms that work to build on network and application performance, the …

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