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Potomac Officers Club Hosts 5th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit

On Tuesday, Jan. 15th, Govcon leaders from the public and private sector gathered for the Potomac Officers Club’s 5th Annual Defense Research and Development Summit. The event featured keynote addresses from five of the top leaders in the R&D field. Mary Miller, acting assistant secretary for research and engineering at …

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MTSI Creates AI R&D Lab in Huntsville, Ala.

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 16, 2018 — Modern Technology Solutions Inc. has unveiled a new research and development facility in Alabama that will house work on artificial intelligence-powered technologies that are geared to support the military, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. MTSI said Friday the laboratory based at its Huntsville office is aimed to …

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Blaine Worthington Promoted to Altamira SVP in Series of Exec Moves; Jonathan Moneymaker Quoted

Blaine Worthington, formerly vice president responsible for procurement and delivery lifecycle of contracts at Altamira Technologies, has been promoted to senior VP to oversee the execution and growth of the company’s defense portfolio. He will continue to serve as a member of the firm’s senior management team and perform growth …

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Raytheon to Create Mideast Cyber-Focused JV With Saudi Aramco; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 28, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has entered into an agreement with Saudi Aramco to establish a joint venture that will offer cybersecurity technologies and services to customers in Saudi Arabia and other Middle Eastern countries, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 17. The oil and gas company said …

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ManTech to Support Marine Corps R&D on New Tech Capabilities; Kevin Phillips Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 14, 2018 — ManTech International (Nasdaq: MANT) has received a potential $35M task order from the U.S. Marine Corps for research and development work focused on emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, cyber, electronic warfare and machine learning, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 29. The company said Nov. …

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McAleese & Associates: Boeing ‘Self-Funds’ R&D Work on Some Defense Programs

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Boeing (NYSE: BA) has begun to “self-fund” research and development work on some Defense Department programs as it aims to win new contract opportunities. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, wrote that one of those opportunities is the U.S. Air Force’s …

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BAE’s Al Whitmore: Internal R&D to Drive Efforts Under Pentagon’s DTIC IAC Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Al Whitmore, president of the intelligence and security sector of BAE Systems Inc., has said the company aims to build on its internal research and development activities to fulfill work under a multi-award contract with the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 2. The …

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DHS Picks Five Contractors for DNDO Threat Detection R&D Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 5, 2018 — The Department of Homeland Security has selected five companies to support research and development efforts on nuclear and radiological threat detection under separate contracts worth approximately $22.7M combined, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. DHS said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday that it has awarded …

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LMI Names GDIT Vet Sharon Hays as Senior Technical Fellow to Support R&D Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 28, 2018 — LMI has hired Sharon Hays, most recently a portfolio manager at General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) information technology business, to serve as a senior technical fellow who will work with Chief Technology Officer Sanjay Parthasarathy at the nonprofit firm’s research institute, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. …

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Riverside Research to Provide C4, R&D Support to DoD Under $135M BPA

Riverside Research Institute has received a potential five-year, $135M blanket purchase agreement to provide technical data collection and analysis services for the Defense Department’s command, control, communications and computers operations. The task order-based BPA requires the company to support research and development efforts for the defense and intelligence domains as well …

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