Tag Archives: research and development

German Climate Computing Center Upgrades to IBM High-Performance Storage System

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 12, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Monday on the German Climate Computing Center adopting IBM’s (NYSE: IBM) big data platform to help manage the facility’s more than 40 petabytes of stored information for analysis. The center’s archive now uses High-Performance Storage System software, which IBM jointly …

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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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Navy Awards 13 Companies Spots on $49M ISR R&D Support Contract

The U.S. Navy has selected 13 companies as contractors on its five-year, $49 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support the service’s research and development work on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. The Defense Department said Tuesday the vendors will perform work at locations in Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, South …

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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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Julie Gravallese Promoted to VP, Chief HR Officer at Mitre; Alfred Grasso Comments

Julie Gravallese, a 33-year veteran of Mitre and formerly director of its information technology center, has been promoted to vice president and chief human resources officer at the nonprofit research-and-development organization. Mitre said Thursday Gravallese has held director-level positions over the past 19 years at the organization, which operates federally-funded …

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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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Army Plans Biometrics API Contract Award to Novetta Solutions Subsidiary

The U.S. Army‘s Mission and Installation Contracting Command-West Point plans to award Novetta Solutions company IBG a sole-source contract to perform research and development work on a biometrics application program interface. MICC-West Point said in a notice posted Nov. 17 on FedBizOpps that the biometric authentication system would support the desktop and mobile Active Authentication …

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Engility to Help Navy Engineer Air Warfare Systems; Tony Smeraglinolo Comments

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has won a three-year, $61 million contract to perform research, development and engineering services for the Naval Air Warfare Center’s weapons division. The company said Friday it will also help NAWCWD evaluate systems design, manage technical activities and field new technology. Tony Smeraglinolo, Engility president and CEO, …

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HHS Taps Profectus BioSciences for Ebola, Marburg Vaccine R&D

The Department of Health and Human Services has awarded Profectus BioSciences an $8.6 million contract to further develop and test a vaccine designed to treat infections caused by Ebola and Marburg viruses. HHS said Tuesday the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract covers research and development of Profectus’ Ebola and Marburg filovirus vaccine rVSVN4CT1. …

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