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CTC, 2 Research Institutes Win IDIQ Contract to Support Air Force Energy Efficiency R&D Efforts

Concurrent Technologies Corp., Southwest Research Institute and University of Dayton Research Institute have won a shared $49 million contract to develop tools for the U.S. Air Force to accelerate its adoption of alternative energy technologies and energy efficiency measures. The Defense Department said Friday services under the seven-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will support the …

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The Potomac Officers Club Adds Two Panelists to the Defense Research and Development Summit

TYSONS CORNER, VA, JANUARY 16, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — has added two panelists to its list of speakers for the third Defense Research and Development Summit. The panelists are: Dr. Thomas Burns (DARPA) and Maj. Gen. William Cooley (Air Force Research Laboratory). …

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The Potomac Officers Club to Host the Third Defense Research and Development Summit on Jan. 31st

TYSONS CORNER, VA, JANUARY 4, 2017 – The Potomac Officers Club — a division of Executive Mosaic — will be hosting its third Defense Research and Development Summit on January 31st at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner. Given the rapid pace at which technology advances in the private sector, the Department of …

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DIA Awards $125M Sensor Engineering, R&D Contract to Johns Hopkins APL

The Defense Intelligence Agency has awarded Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory a potential five-year, $125 million contract to research, develop, integrate and engineer specialized sensor systems. APL will support multiple divisions within the advanced technologies office at DIA’s Directorate of Science and Technology under the sole-source contract, the Defense Department said Thursday. …

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PwC: US Aerospace & Defense Firms Spend More in R&D for 2017

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 20, 2017 — PwC‘s global consulting unit has found a nearly $12 billion increase in the research and development budgets of U.S. aerospace and defense companies in 2017, led by Boeing (NYSE: BA), United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Defense …

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14 Firms Land Spots on $998M Air Force Weapon Systems R&D IDIQ

The U.S. Air Force has awarded 14 companies spots on a potential $998 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to build weapon systems for the U.S. Air Force. Contractors will research, develop, test and evaluate weapon systems, subsystems and components under the shared multiple-award contract, the Defense Department said Wednesday. USAF obligated $1,000 in fiscal …

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Johns Hopkins APL Gets $92M IDIQ for Engineering, R&D Support to AF Nuclear Weapons Center

Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory has received a potential seven-year, $92 million contract to provide complex systems engineering, research and development support to the U.S. Air Force‘s Nuclear Weapons Center. The Defense Department said Monday APL will support AFNWC in the areas of development planning; strategic system capability assessments; …

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NASA Issues $324M Tech R&D Contract Award to Analytical Mechanics Associates

Analytical Mechanics Associates has secured a potential five-year, $324.4 million contract to conduct technology research and development efforts in support of NASA missions. NASA said Friday the Technology, Engineering, and Aerospace Mission Support 3 contract covers scientific research; engineering design, analysis, and development; technology program implementation; test implementation and operations; systems analysis …

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Infoscitex Lands $70M USAF Aerospace System R&D Contract Modification

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Infoscitex a four-year, $70 million contract modification to support the military branch’s aerospace technology and simulation-based research and development efforts. Infoscitex will provide R&D services in areas such as flight control laws, cooperative control autonomy, vehicle integrity management and automation, the Defense Department said Tuesday. The company …

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MITRE Names Jason Providakes to Succeed Al Grasso as CEO

The board of directors at nonprofit science and engineering research organization MITRE Corp. has unanimously appointed two-decade firm veteran and current Senior Vice President Dr. Jason Providakes to succeed Al Grasso as president and CEO in a transition scheduled to take effect March 6. MITRE said Tuesday Grasso will continue as …

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