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Army Selects QinetiQ NA for $152M Unmanned Ground Robot Production Contract

QinetiQ North America has won a $152M initial contract to manufacture small unmanned ground robots for the U.S. Army’s Common Robotic System – Individual program, Defense News reported Thursday. A statement from Fort Benning in Georgia noted that the contract’s value may increase to $400M through follow-on awards and options. …

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McAleese and Associates: Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley, Ryan McCarthy on Army’s Multidomain Ops Concept

McAleese and Associates, a consulting firm, released a report on key takeaways from a discussion hosted by the Center for a New American Security with Army Undersecretary Ryan McCarthy and Lt. Gen. Eric Wesley of Army Futures Command on the service’s multidomain operations concept and modernization plans. Wesley discussed the …

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents Anthony Robbins His Second Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented Anthony Robbins, vice president of public sector at NVIDIA, with his second 2019 Wash100 Award on Wednesday. The Wash100 award, in its sixth annual year, recognizes the most influential and impactful executives in the GovCon industry, as selected by the Executive …

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Johns Hopkins APL Supports Army Project on Self-Righting Autonomous EOD Robot

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 20, 2018 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has collaborated with U.S. Army researchers to build software that will serve to provide a self-righting capability to the future Advanced Explosive Ordnance Disposal Robotic System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. APL said Friday its work with the Army Research Laboratory …

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Lockheed, Navy Seek to Combine ML & Robotics for 3D Printing Process

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 3, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is studying the possible uses of machine learning and robotics to support additive manufacturing as part of work required under a $5.8M U.S. Navy contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday its Advanced Technology Center will work with the …

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Northrop Begins Full-Rate Production of F-35 Center Fuselage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 3, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has moved to the full-rate production of the center fuselage of the F-35 fighter aircraft built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said Friday it will manufacture the fuselage at a rate of one per day …

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Deloitte Survey Shows Workforce Perspective at Public Sector Agencies

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 20, 2018 — A Deloitte survey has revealed that 21 percent of respondents from the public sector believe agency C-suite leaders work together on strategic projects and initiatives, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it polled more than 800 government and public services employees as …

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Lockheed Pushes STEM Education With Sponsored Robotics Research Lab in Jordan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has partnered with King’s Academy in Jordan to sponsor a robotics laboratory at the nonprofit school in an effort to support science, technology, engineering and math education, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. TradeArabia reported Saturday that the opening of the Lockheed Martin Incubator …

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Deloitte, UiPath Utilize Robotic Process Automation for Federal Gov’t Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 6, 2018 — Deloitte is collaborating with UiPath in an effort to deploy robotic systems to automate processes as part of multiple U.S. federal government projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The projects are spread across health, defense and civilian agencies and are aimed to enhance service levels and …

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Lockheed, NASA Check InSight Lander’s Solar Arrays Ahead of Mars Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 29, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has collaborated with NASA to conduct an assessment on the solar arrays of a robotic spacecraft as part of preparations for its future mission to Mars, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory-led Mars Exploration Program at NASA reported Tuesday that …

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