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McAleese & Associates: Military, Gov’t Leaders Discuss Defense Tech Priorities at Reagan Forum

A new McAleese & Associates report says several government and military leaders discussed some of the Pentagon’s technology priorities at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, talked about cybersecurity and the need for strong cyber defenses to counter threats posed by China, including …

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Four Small Businesses Win Spots on $72M Army Armament R&D Center IT Support Contract

The U.S. Army has selected four small businesses to provide information technology services to the branch’s Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center under a potential five-year, $72M contract. Army Contracting Command received seven bids for the firm-fixed-price contract that will run through Nov. 8, 2023, the Defense Department said Friday. ARDEC builds and engineers armament …

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Noblis Gets Contract for DoD Environmental Research & Tech Certification Program Support

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 30, 2018 — Noblis will provide administrative, financial, logistics, outreach, technical review and direct program area support for two Defense Department environment-related initiatives under a potential $24M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The U.S. Army said in a FedBizOpps award notice posted Tuesday the nonprofit organization’s contract has a …

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Vectrus to Continue Army Comms Services Under $248M Contract Modification

Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has received a $247.8M contract modification to provide communications services to the U.S. Army at various overseas locations. The company will receive $178M in fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance funds from the Army at the time of award and will perform work through Feb. 28, 2020, the Defense Department said …

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Microsoft Wins $480M Army Augmented Reality Tech Prototyping OTA

Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has won a potential $479.1M other transaction agreement from the U.S. Army to produce augmented reality technology prototypes for potential use in military training and battlefield missions. A contract award notice posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps says the company will provide hardware, software and associated interface control documentation as part of …

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Army Exercises $1.69B in Contract Options for Oshkosh Ground Tactical Vehicles, Kits

Oshkosh’s (NYSE: OSK) defense business has received a $1.7B contract modification to provide 6,107 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and 22,166 associated kits to the U.S. Army. The Army exercised available options under a previously awarded contract and obligated the full amount of the modification at the time of award, the …

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Harris Wins $218M Contract to Monitor, Maintain Army Wideband Satcom Network

Harris (NYSE: HRS) has won a potential $217.7M hybrid contract to help the U.S. Army monitor, configure and maintain the Wideband SATCOM Operational Management System network. Army Contracting Command received three bids for the hybrid contract via an online-based solicitation and the service obligated $7.9M in fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance …

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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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Jerry Parker: CACI Pushes Open Architecture Software for Army Signal Processing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19, 2018 — Jerry Parker, a senior vice president at CACI International (NYSE: CACI), has said the company is exploring an open architecture system that will work to process multiple radio-frequency signals in line with a U.S. Army effort to develop such a technology, ExecutiveBiz reported …

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Raytheon Positions FoXTEN for Army’s Distributed Common Ground System; Todd Probert Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 19, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) continues its work to meet a U.S. Army requirement under the Distributed Common Ground System-Army program for an intelligence data-sharing platform that warfighters can use while moving through the battlefield, ExecutiveBiz reported Oct. 19. Defense One reported Oct. 18 that …

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