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Alion Wins $59M Contract to Support Navy Weapon System R&D; Katie Selbe Quoted

Katie Selbe SVP and GM Alion CNS Group

Alion Science and Technology has been awarded a $59 million contract to implement advanced threats for weapon system research and development for the Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) Red Cell, information operations cell and electromagnetic maneuver warfare cell, the company announced Tuesday.

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Bicameral Bill Seeks to Boost Investments in Emerging Tech to Maintain US Science & Tech Leadership

Four lawmakers have proposed a bicameral bill to strengthen U.S. scientific and technological edge through increased investments in the development and commercialization of emerging technologies. The bipartisan Endless Frontier Act would change the name of the National Science Foundation to National Science and Technology Foundation and create a technology directorate within NSTF to advance research in 10 tech focus areas, including artificial intelligence and machine learning; high-performance computing; cybersecurity and data storage; and robotics, automation and advanced manufacturing.

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AFRL Seeks Embedded Deep Learning Research Ideas

The Air Force Research Laboratory has issued a broad agency announcement to seek white papers on artificial intelligence, machine learning and analytics for an embedded deep learning research program aimed at integrating autonomous systems into U.S. Air Force platforms.

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