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BAE to Help DARPA Design Battlefield Transient Sensor

BAE to Help DARPA Design Battlefield Transient Sensor - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Bae-systems-logo_ExecutiveBiz1BAE Systems has been awarded a $4.5 million contract to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency develop a sensor that would dissolve on command when the device’s work is done.

DARPA is seeking to acquire commercial transient electronics for use in the battlefield through its Vanishing Programmable Resources program, according to a Thursday FedBizOpps post.

The agency selected BAE to design a self-dissolving technology capable of sensing biomedical and environmental conditions and communicating with remote users, the award notice says.DARPA

BAE was also called upon to build a sensor with radio frequency links that designed to handle real-time configurations.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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