Tag Archives: r&D

Army Taps 19 Companies for $634M R&D Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded 19 companies spots on an eight-year, $634 million contract to provide research and development services for the creation of new products and processes. The Defense Department said Thursday the Army received 22 bids for the contract and will determine funding and work location with each order. Companies to compete for …

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Raytheon Demos Integrated Tech for Maritime Defense Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 8, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) integrated its surveillance and analytics technology into one system for capability demonstration aboard the U.S. Navy’s Stiletto experimental vessel, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Bob Dehnert, command, control and awareness director for Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, said Wednesday …

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Army Taps 7 Firms for ISR R&D Support Under $50M Contract

The U.S. Army has chosen seven companies to support research and development work on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance concepts under a five-year, $49.9 million order-dependent contract. The Defense Department said Tuesday the following companies will perform work depending on each task order: Applied Research Associates Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) Calnet EOIR …

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NASA Names New Industry Partners on Deep-Space R&D Projects; William Gerstenmaier Comments

NASA has established 12 new industry partnerships on its deep-space technology research and development projects on advanced propulsion, habitation systems and small satellites as part of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships program. The agency said Monday its partners will help in building space and human exploration capabilities for cis-lunar space and Mars missions, …

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Navy Acquisition Exec Sean Stackley Elected to Wash100 for Leadership in R&D

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 4, 2015 – Sean Stackley, U.S. Navy assistant secretary for research, development and acquisition, has been chosen to be among this year’s Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership role in the R&D and military procurement space. The Wash100 is the premier group …

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Heidi Shyu Makes Wash100 List for Leadership in R&D and Procurement

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 3, 2015 – Heidu Shyu, U.S. Army assistant secretary for acquisition, logistics and technology, has been named to this year’s list of Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for her leadership on federal procurement and research. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public …

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Schafer to Support DARPA Tactical Technology Office R&D for $97M

Schafer‘s government services business will provide the Tactical Technology Office of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency with scientific, engineering and technical assistance under a potential three-year, $96.9 million contract. The company said Thursday it will support DARPA TTO’s research and development activities for new prototype weapons, systems or platforms that create or prevent …

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John Fratamico: Leidos to Help Army R&D Aviation, Missile Platforms

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has been awarded a $37 million contract with the U.S. Army to provide engineering and technical program services for aviation and missile research efforts. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract contains a one-year base period of performance and Leidos will perform work within and outside the U.S., Leidos said Thursday. John Fratamico,  Leidos group president, …

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IARPA Taps IBM, Northrop, Raytheon BBN Teams for Cryogenic Computer Tech Program

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has selected three industry teams to perform research and development work on a future energy-efficient superconducting computer as part of IARPA’s multi-year Cryogenic Computer Complexity program. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence said Wednesday that teams led by IBM, Northrop Grumman and Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary received research …

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Richard Stapp Joins Northrop as VP of Aerospace Systems Tech Development

Richard Stapp, formerly director of special programs at the office of the defense secretary, has joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as vice president of technology development in the company’s aerospace systems sector. The retired Air Force brigadier general will report to Dale Burton, VP of research and technology within Northrop’s aerospace systems sector,  Northrop said …

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