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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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Leidos to Research, Develop High-Power Electromagnetic Sources for Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2017 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) a potential five-year, $38 million contract to research and develop high-power electromagnetic sources and components through Jan. 4, 2022, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Work under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will be held at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico, …

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Deloitte: Manufacturing USA Supports Innovation, Workforce Needs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 18, 2017 — A new Deloitte study has shown that the Manufacturing USA network’s eight initial manufacturing institutes have garnered at least 1, 200 connections with companies, universities and government agencies and mitigated risk and costs in innovation efforts, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Manufacturing USA said Friday the connections help …

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Engility to Provide Cybersecurity Analysis, R&D Support to USAF; Lynn Dugle Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2016 — Engility (NYSE: EGL) has secured a five-year $31 million contract for cybersecurity research, evaluation and analysis services in support of the Defense Technical Information Center, ExecutiveBiz reported. The company said Dec. 20 it will conduct assessments, independent verification and validation, site audits, software assurance and research …

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Battelle to Deliver R&D, Maintenance Support to Air Force

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 19, 2016 — The U.S. Air Force has awarded Battelle a potential five-year, $9.5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for research and development, operations and maintenance support services, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Battelle’s staff will assist in the daily operations of the Air Force Technical Applications Center at Patrick Air …

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