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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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DARPA Launches $2B Campaign to Advance R&D Work on ‘Third Wave’ AI Tech

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has unveiled a potential $2B campaign that seeks to invest in research-and-development programs that focus on artificial intelligence. The AI Next campaign is a multi-year investment effort that aims to develop “third wave” AI technologies with contextual reasoning capabilities designed to facilitate human-machine collaboration, DARPA …

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Northrop, Duke & UW to Produce Metamaterial-Based Military Aircraft Antennas

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 7, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is collaborating with Duke University and the University of Washington to utilize metamaterials in building configurable military aircraft antennas as part of a Defense Department-funded research project, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Duke’s Pratt School of Engineering said Tuesday the team, through …

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DoD Announces 10 Small Biz Awardees on Potential $28B R&D Support IDIQ

Ten companies have won positions on the partial small business set-aside portion of a potential nine-year, $28B contract to provide research and development support services for the Defense Department. The contractors may compete for up to $15M worth of task orders under Pool 2 of the Defense Technical Information Center’s …

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AECOM Eyes Work Under $28B DoD Tech R&D Contract; John Vollmer Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, September 6, 2018 — AECOM (NYSE: ACM) will support technology research and development efforts at the Defense Department‘s Defense Technical Information Center through its position on a potential $28B contract from the DoD Information Analysis Centers, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 24. The company said Aug. 23 its URS Federal Services …

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Kratos Completes Phase 2 Work for USAF Milsatcom Shift to New Ground Architecture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 24, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has concluded its work under phase two of a three-year U.S. Air Force study on the planned transition of a military satellite communications ground system to the “horizontally integrated” Enterprise Ground Services architecture, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company …

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HPE Works on Supercomputer to Help Speed Energy R&D Across DOE

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 16, 2018 — Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE: HPE) is developing a high-performance computing system for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory under a partnership with the Energy Department aimed at accelerating research across DOE agencies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. HPE said Tuesday the Eagle supercomputer, which will be equipped with Intel’s …

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Michael Moritzkat: Seagate Pursues FedRAMP Validation, Continued R&D on Data Storage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 7, 2018 — Michael Moritzkat, vice president and managing director of Seagate Technology‘s (Nasdaq: STX) government solutions business, has said the company is in the process of securing certification for its disks and storage subsystems under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program in line with …

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Boeing to Lease MIT Space for Future Aerospace & Autonomy Research Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 2, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) is set to lease a 100,000-square-foot facility in Cambridge, Mass., that will house research, design and development work on air mobility platforms by 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Wednesday the future Boeing Aerospace and Autonomy Center will occupy space within a …

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23 Firms Win Spots on $794M Navy Unmanned Undersea Vehicle R&D Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded 23 companies positions on a potential five-year, $794.5 million contract to support the development and fabrication of unmanned undersea vehicles. The Defense Department said Monday the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division received 28 offers for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that will run through July 2023. Contractors …

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