Monica Jackson

DARPA Seeks New Tools, Concepts to Secure DoD Space Systems, Satellites

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s Tactical Technology Office has issued a request of information on cybersecurity tools and methods for the Defense Department’s national security space systems and low-Earth orbit satellite networks. A FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday says DARPA seeks new platforms to secure space information systems built to collect, store, …

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Bloomberg Government: Fiscal 2017 Spending on GSA’s Telecom GWACs Reached Nearly $2B

Federal agencies collectively spent $1.9 billion on telecommunications products and services during fiscal 2017 through the General Services Administration’s Networx Enterprise and Universal contracts, Bloomberg Government reported Monday. BGOV analyzed billing data from GSA and found that Networx spending over the past decade. The report said AT&T and Verizon have secured approximately 85 percent of total …

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Lockheed, Rovsing Partner on Solar Array Simulator Test Project; Brad Holland Comments

Lockheed Martin and Rovsing have partnered to test the Denmark-based space engineering firm’s Solar Array Simulator as both companies aim to help address a demand for new test equipment in the satellite industry. The Danish Business Authority approved the project in accordance with the country’s Guidelines for Industrial Co-Operation, Lockheed said Thursday. Brad Holland, senior manager for …

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Lockheed, PADT, Stratasys Collaborate on 3D Printing for NASA Spacecraft Parts

Lockheed Martin‘s space business, Stratasys and Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies have partnered to engineer 3D-printed parts for spacecraft NASA intends to use on deep-space exploration missions. Stratatys said Tuesday it will provide advanced materials to the project such as the company’s ULTEM 9085 resin and an electrostatic dissipative variant of the Anterro 800NA thermoplastic. …

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BAE Systems launches modernization program for warship facility in Portsmouth

BAE Systems has launched a $14.3 million investment program to develop new technologies for the modernization of the company’s Maritime Integration and Support Centre (MISC) in Portsmouth, England. The U.K.-based firm said Thursday the effort will involve studying artificial intelligence, information and electronic warfare, unmanned vehicles and new weapons to support …

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