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LGS Innovations to Develop Computing Resource Allocation Algorithms Under DARPA Program

LGS Innovations has received a four-year, $7.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to create decision-making algorithms for computing resource allocation. The company said Wednesday it aims to develop algorithms and protocols that will work to simultaneously connect, identify and allocate dispersed computing assets under the first phase of …

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INSA Appoints LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly as Technology & Innovation Council Chair

LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly has been named chair of the Technology and Innovation Council at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance. Herndon, Virginia-based LGS Innovations said Thursday Kelly succeeds Bob Farrell and will support technology exchange between the government, security community, industry practitioners and academia in his new role. Kelly will also organize the annual INSA …

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LGS Innovations to Build Optical Intersatellite Comm Terminals for DARPA; Kevin Kelly Comments

LGS Innovations has been selected to develop optical communication terminals meant to facilitate communication between two micro-satellites of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in low-Earth orbit. LGS will build a pair of lightweight, low-power laser communication terminals that DARPA plans to launch on the agency’s small satellites as part of the Inter-Satellite Communication Link initiative, the …

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Douglas Manya Named LGS Innovations EVP, General Counsel, Secretary; Kevin Kelly Comments

Douglas Manya, formerly vice president, deputy general counsel and secretary at Booz Allen Hamilton, has joined LGS Innovations in February as executive VP, general counsel and secretary. Manya is responsible for the legal, corporate governance, contractual and procurement regulation compliance activities of the company, LGS said Wednesday. He succeeds Michael Garson, who …

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LGS to Develop IR-Based Chemical Residue Detector for Air Force

LGS Innovations has won a four-year, $11.2 million contract to build infrared-based technology for the U.S. Air Force to detect trace chemicals from diverse surfaces. The Defense Department said Tuesday that LGS aims to help the Air Force develop a standoff sensor equipped with an active IR spectroscopy technology for the detection and identification of chemical …

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LGS Unveils Tech in Push to Secure Network Switches, Routers; Kevin Kelly Comments

LGS Innovations has introduced a technology platform designed to help commercial and government clients protect their computer networks from potential cyber attacks. The LGS-built CodeGuardian works to safeguard third-party network routers and switches from network vulnerabilities through source code verification and validation and software diversification, the company said Thursday. “For …

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LGS Wins Risk Control Award from CNA; David Twigg Comments

LGS Innovations has received an award from insurance firm CNA in recognition of LGS’ efforts to prevent accidents and address safety concerns in workplaces. CNA handed the Leadership in Risk Control award to David Twigg, senior manager of environment, health and safety at LGS Innovations, at LGS’ corporate office in …

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DARPA Taps LGS for Tactical Undersea Network Architectures Program; Kevin Kelly Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded LGS Innovations a potential 15-month, $1.9 million contract to provide a neutrally buoyant cable for an underwater-based fiber optic network as part of the Tactical Undersea Network Architectures initiative. DARPA’s TUNA program aims to develop optical fiber-based systems in an effort to temporarily …

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LGS CEO Kevin Kelly on His Outlook for Commercial Tech in Gov’t, the Defense Industrial Base and GovCon’s M&A Picture

The April release of documents for a draft request for proposals on a future nationwide public safety communications network marked another step in the government’s push to further examine how it can make greater use of commercial technologies. Also in April, Defense Department announced its own move to explore the commercial sector’s offerings in April with the …

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Part 2 of Q&A With LGS CEO Kevin Kelly

This is part two of our chat with Kevin Kelly, LGS Innovations‘ CEO. Click here for part one. ExecutiveBiz: How would you describe the current state of the GovCon M&A market? What do LGS and other companies look for in potential targets? Kevin Kelly: It is very active. In the course of the last …

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LGS to Help CenturyLink Update DoD’s Research, Engineering Network; Tim Meehan, Kevin Kelly Comment

LGS Innovations will work as a subcontractor for on an initiative to upgrade the Defense Department’s Research and Engineering Network under a potential 10-year, $750 million contract awarded to CenturyLink in 2012 by the Defense Information Systems Agency. LGS’ task is to develop high-performance network for five supercomputing locations with speeds of 40 …

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