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FHWA Taps Six Firms for Highway Policy Analysis Support Contracts

Six companies have won potential five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-delivery contracts to provide program and technical support services to the Federal Highway Administration‘s Office of Policy. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says contractors will perform research efforts to support the development of transportation trend analysis platforms and help FHWA assess potential economical effects …

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Air Force Picks Three Contractors for Cargo, Weapon Delivery Aircraft Tech R&D Program

Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH), Universal Technology Corp. and University of Dayton Research Institute have won positions on a seven-year, $44M contract to help the U.S. Air Force build aircraft systems to deliver cargo and weapons globally. All three contractors will aim to develop, integrate and demonstrate aerospace vehicle technologies through the military branch’s Structures …

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Draper Awarded $110M Navy Hypersonic Missile Guidance Research Support Extension

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received a $109.5M contract modification to support the U.S. Navy’s research into hypersonic guidance technologies for the common missile compartment of U.S. Columbia-class and U.K. Dreadnought-class submarines. The Defense Department said Friday Draper will also provide technical and engineering services for a guidance, navigation and control system …

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DARPA Selects Industry, Academic Research Teams for Potential $1.5B Electronics Resurgence Initiative

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has chosen multiple research teams from the commercial and academic sectors to address microelectronics innovation challenges as part of an initiative worth up to $1.5 billion over five years. DARPA said Tuesday the Electronics Resurgence Initiative covers six “Page 3” programs that seek to explore …

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ArchIntel Names Marc Mondala as Senior Editor; Jim Garrettson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2018 — ArchIntel has appointed news veteran Marc Mondala as senior editor to lead day-to-day operations and leverage the company’s human intelligence-powered research to drive growth and expansion and create value for customers. He will lead a staff of highly seasoned editors and writers who …

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Hughes Proceeds to Phase 2 of DoD Satcom Interoperability Study; Rick Lober Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2018 — Hughes Network Systems will build a Flexible Modem Interface prototype that will enable interoperability between military and commercial systems as part of a follow-on contract under a Defense Department pilot study, ExecutiveBiz reported May 8. The company said May 7 the contract covers work for the second phase …

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CTC, Partners to Support FEMA Disaster Preparedness Efforts; Ed Sheehan Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 22, 2017 — Concurrent Technologies Corp. will perform research and communications services in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency‘s individual and community preparedness division under a potential $7.66 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 14. The company said Dec. 13 it will work with Motivf and Action Research to fulfill the …

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UMD’s New Bioengineering Facility Features Leidos-Sponsored Research Hub

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 14, 2017 — A Leidos-backed (NYSE: LDOS) laboratory at the University of Maryland – College Park’s new A. James Clark Hall bioengineering building will host collaborative research between students, venture firms, technology companies and federal agencies, GovCon Executive reported Monday. The university said Friday the Leidos Innovation Lab has …

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MEI Wins $91M Army Tech R&D Support Contract

Millennium Engineering and Integration has won a potential five-year, $90.8 million contract to help the U.S. Army research and develop system and component technologies. The Defense Department said Monday MEI aims to build technology platforms that will employ modeling simulation software and analysis for various Army technology concepts. The Army Contracting Command received 10 bids …

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5 Firms to Explore Solar Electric Propulsion Under NASA Research Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 6, 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA), Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada Corp. and Space Systems Loral will perform research on power and propulsion technologies for deep space missions under a $2.4 million NASA program, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said …

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