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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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Ensco to Continue Applied R&D, Engineering Support for AFTAC Under $74M Award

Ensco will continue to provide applied research and development as well as engineering services to a U.S. Air Force unit that performs nuclear treaty compliance monitoring and nuclear event detection under a potential eight-year, $74 million contract. The company said Tuesday it received the Modeling, Software and Engineering Support contract from the Air Force Technical …

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Battelle Teams With Nanotherapeutics for DoD Program on CBRN Medical Countermeasures

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 7, 2017 — Battelle has partnered with Nanotherapeutics in efforts to research, develop, test and evaluate medical countermeasures for the U.S. military against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The team aims to address Defense Department requirements for vaccines, post-exposure prophylactics and therapeutics to protect deployed military personnel …

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Vencore Labs Secures DARPA Contracts for R&D on DDoS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 27, 2017 — Vencore‘s research division will conduct research focused on cyber defenses against distributed denial-of-service attacks in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency under contracts worth $17.7 million combined, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the contracts to Vencore Labs cover research and development work as …

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NASA Awards $100M in Phase II Contracts to 133 Small Business Deep Space Tech Devt Projects

NASA has awarded contracts worth approximately $100 million combined to 133 proposals from at least 112 small businesses that aim to perform research and development work on technology platforms designed for use in future deep space missions. The agency said Thursday it selected the proposals under the second phase of the …

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March 1 Market Close: GovCon Index, US Stocks Climb to New Records on Trump Speech & Rate Hike Chatter

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed at an all-time high Wednesday for the second time in three sessions as U.S. stocks also extended their record-setting rally in their best one-day performance of 2017 so far with the S&P 500 composite index above 2,400 for the first time during intraday trade after President Donald …

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