List/Grid Tag Archives: Defense Department

Lockheed to Mentor Lewis Innovative Technologies; Jeff MacBride Comments

Lockheed to Mentor Lewis Innovative Technologies; Jeff MacBride Comments

Lockheed Martin will mentor Lewis Innovative Technologies on administrative support, training and technology transfer operations with the goal of helping the woman-owned small company grow its business. Jeff MacBride, small… Read more »

DoD Turns to Private Sector for Spectrum Mgmt Aid; Frederick Moorefield Comments

DoD Turns to Private Sector for Spectrum Mgmt Aid; Frederick Moorefield Comments

The Defense Department is seeking concepts from the private sector to manage electromagnetic spectrum usage with the goal of fulfilling bandwidth requirements of the military, SIGNAL Magazine reported July 1…. Read more »

Joe Brock: Pragmatics Continues R&D Support for Special Operations Forces

Joe Brock: Pragmatics Continues R&D Support for Special Operations Forces

Pragmatics has received a more than $10 million task order to provide support services for the Special Operations Forces’ intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations. The company will work to develop, integrate,… Read more »

Cubic to Provide Training Services to Army’s Louisiana Training Center

Cubic to Provide Training Services to Army’s Louisiana Training Center

A Cubic Corp. company has been awarded a $78.2 million contract to provide the U.S. Army’s Fort Polk, Louisiana-based training center with support services, Times of San Diego reported Monday…. Read more »

Raytheon-Built Small Diameter Bomb Hits Land Targets for Demo; Taylor Lawrence Comments

Raytheon-Built Small Diameter Bomb Hits Land Targets for Demo; Taylor Lawrence Comments

Raytheon has demonstrated its precision-guided glide bomb during a series of flight tests for the U.S. Air Force. The Small Diameter Bomb II was made to detect, track and destroy stationary… Read more »

LMI’s Norm O’Meara Coordinates Research Team on Air Traffic Control Staffing, Operations

LMI’s Norm O’Meara Coordinates Research Team on Air Traffic Control Staffing, Operations

Norm O’Meara, a senior fellow at consulting firm LMI, helped the National Research Council carry out its efforts to assess current U.S. air traffic control staffing and operating practices. LMI said Tuesday that O’Meara served… Read more »

DoD, NIH and Noetic Corp. Partner for Human Performance Research

DoD, NIH and Noetic Corp. Partner for Human Performance Research

A working group formed by the Defense Department and the National Institutes of Health will meet this week to identify possible collaborative research projects in human performance. DoD and NIH… Read more »

Report: DoD Developing More Robotics, Advanced Weapons, Vehicle Tech Going Forward

Report: DoD Developing More Robotics, Advanced Weapons, Vehicle Tech Going Forward

Following a recent Defense Department announcement that it is developing a laser weapon against enemy drones, The Telegraph listed Tuesday 10 other “weird” U.S. military weapons and gadgets in the pipeline…. Read more »

Boeing Taps Rockwell Collins Micro-GPS Tech for DoD Radio System; Mike Jones Comments

Boeing Taps Rockwell Collins Micro-GPS Tech for DoD Radio System; Mike Jones Comments

Rockwell Collins will supply its Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module GPS receivers to Boeing for the Defense Department‘s Combat Survivor Evader Locator radio system for joint search-and-rescue missions. The SAASM micro-GPS technology, which enables GPS… Read more »

DoD Selects Honeywell to Build Microgrid, Manage Army Post’s Energy Use; Paul Orzeske Comments

DoD Selects Honeywell to Build Microgrid, Manage Army Post’s Energy Use; Paul Orzeske Comments

Honeywell has won a $3.4 million Defense Department grant to construct a microgrid that will connect emergency generators at the Fort Bragg U.S. Army post in North Carolina to distribute electricity… Read more »

Iridium Team to Demo Satellite-Connected Tracking Tool for the U.S. Army; Ken Flowers Comments

Iridium Team to Demo Satellite-Connected Tracking Tool for the U.S. Army; Ken Flowers Comments

Iridium Communications will demonstrate a NAL Research-built tracking device that provides position and location information as part of the U.S. Army‘s Network Integration Evaluation process for commercial communications technology. The company… Read more »

Pharmaco-Kinesis Corp Picked for DoD Biosensor Nanotech Grant; Frank Adell Comments

Pharmaco-Kinesis Corp Picked for DoD Biosensor Nanotech Grant; Frank Adell Comments

The Defense Department has awarded a $150,000 grant to medical device firm Pharmaco-Kinesis Corp. to develop a carbon-nanotube-based biosensor technology for early detection of organ injuries, an expansion of PKC’s current Nano-Impedance Biosensor. PKC said… Read more »

Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall Visits Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipyard; Matt Mulherin Comments

Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall Visits Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipyard; Matt Mulherin Comments

Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, recently visited Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding facility for a look into the construction process and progress on two aircraft carriers. HHI… Read more »

Pentagon Adviser Howard Meyer: Laser Weapons Tech Programs Ready to Accelerate

Pentagon Adviser Howard Meyer: Laser Weapons Tech Programs Ready to Accelerate

Pentagon science adviser Howard Meyer has suggested conditions are ripe for the emergence of directed energy weapons as the military is lowering expectations for laser technology and the likelihood of… Read more »

Harris Rifleman Team Radio Obtains NSA Certification; George Helm Comments

Harris Rifleman Team Radio Obtains NSA Certification; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. has received authorization to deploy its team radio system for secret level voice and data communications after obtaining a National Security Agency certification. The Falcon Wideband Rifleman radio… Read more »

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