Tag Archives: r&D

3 Firms Awarded DHS R&D Work on Authentication Tech for Mobile

TYSONS CORNER, VA August 17, 2015 — The Department of Homeland Security has awarded HRL Laboratories, Northrop Grumman and United Technologies Research Center contracts worth nearly $5 million to research and develop a secure authentication tool for mobile devices, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. FedScoop said the DHS Science and Technology directorate …

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NASA Taps 13 Companies for Aerospace Research at Glenn Center

NASA has selected 13 companies to support aerospace research and provide propulsion and communications systems to the Glenn Research Center in Ohio under five-year contracts with a maximum value of $190 million. The space agency said Wednesday awardees will work to develop, verify and demonstrate communications, propulsion, structures and materials technology for space …

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Mac Curtis Outlines High-End Engineering, Research Focus for New Vencore Labs Business

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 1, 2015 — Vencore announced last week the renaming of its Applied Communications Sciences business as Vencore Labs, an organization Vencore CEO Mac Curtis said would carry out technology research geared toward capturing new work in the public and private sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “We saw …

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Mac Curtis: New R&D Work Seeks to Build Vencore-Sandia Labs Ties

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 24, 2015 — Vencore will develop and test applications for use in the military under a work agreement in support of the Sandia National Laboratories, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Mac Curtis, president and CEO of Vencore, indicated that the $10 million indefinite-deliver/indefinite-quantity contract builds on the company’s longtime …

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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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