Tag Archives: r&D

Amy Hopkins, Thomas Laux to Help Lead New Northrop Aerospace Systems Org

Amy Hopkins, a former Senate Intelligence Committee staffer, and former Deputy Assistant Navy Secretary Thomas Laux have joined Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) as directors of a new organization under the aerospace systems sector. Hopkins will lead tactical planning and research initiatives and Laux will develop mission support programs for the …

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Lockheed Award Extends Ballistic Missile Defense Development Contract to $1.7B

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE: LMT) mission systems and training business in Moorestown, N.J. has won a contract modification worth more than $295 million to help develop the Aegis ballistic missile defense baseline through “preliminary” and “critical” design review levels, the Defense Department said Monday. The aerospace and security contractor will continue …

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Booz Allen Wins Federal Highway Agency R&D IDIQ; Brian Legan Comments

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) will help the Federal Highway Administration conduct research and development activities under a $25.8 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract. The company will provide technical support to the FHWA’s policy as it works to evaluate and assess strategic plans, designs and investments, Booz Allen said Friday. …

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Raytheon Purchases Md. Cybersecurity, Enterprise Architecture Developer

Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) has acquired Columbia, Md.-based cybersecurity, enterprise architecture and systems engineering firm Henggeler Computer Consultants for an undisclosed amount. Raytheon’s announcement said the company does not expect the deal to affect total sales or earnings per share in its 2012 fiscal year. It is Raytheon’s second cybersecurity purchase …

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Northrop to R&D Advanced Hybrid Drive System Prototype

Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) electronic systems business‘ marine systems division has won a $23, 093, 493 U.S. Navy cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development activities. R&D efforts will support the design, manufacture and testing of an advanced hybrid drive system prototype. The company said the system could bi-directionally interconnect existing propulsion and …

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MITRE Wins $395M AF Contract for Fiscal 2012 Programs, Foreign Military Sales

MITRE Corp., the federally-funded R&D center, has won a $394, 186, 883 U.S. Air Force contract modification to provide systems engineering and integration support for fiscal 2012 ceiling and non-ceiling programs. The Air Force estimates required support levels of 892 staff years for the ceiling programs and 300 direct staff …

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Wyle to Analyze Quality, Interoperability of NAVAIR’s Weapons Division

Wyle Laboratories will research and analyze the quality, reliability and interoperability of the Naval Air Warfare Center’s weapons division on a U.S. Air Force indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity requirements contract. The cost-plus-fixed-fee award is worth $9, 887, 022 and includes specific deliverables of: infrastructure management plans security mitigation interoperability analysis requirement analysis risk assessment spare concepts …

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Booz Allen Wins $70M in AF R&D Awards for Situational Awareness, Anti-Terrorism

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won three U.S. Air Force cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery requirements contracts worth a combined $69, 851, 911. Booz Allen will perform research and development to: improve warfighter situational awareness and ability to identify battlefield threats help the Navy invest in technologies that protect warfighters from technological …

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Siemens Names Bettenhausen SVP of U.S. R&D; Eric Spiegel Comments

Siemens has promoted Kurt D. Bettenhausen to senior vice president of the company’s U.S. research and development division. Bettenhausen previously worked in the company’s industrial automation business unit,  with engineering and consulting responsibilities. Prior to that, he held senior positions in marketing, sales and product management at Axivia, which Siemens added to its automation and drives group in 2000. …

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Booz Allen to R&D Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance Mission Needs

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has won a $14, 863, 384 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery requirements contract for research and development. The company will prepare a baseline for U.S. Air Force intelligence, surveillance and surveillance analytic mission needs. It will help complete and deliver a stakeholder analysis and strategic communication plan, capabilities-based …

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