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Lockheed Awarded Navy Contract Modification for Anti-Ship Missile RF Sensors

Lockheed Martin has received a potential two-year, $33.4M contract modification to redesign, integrate and test radio frequency sensors for the U.S. Navy's Long Range Anti-Ship Missile system. The modification supports a cost reduction effort for the LRASM program and work will occur in New Jersey, New Hampshire and Florida through February 2021, the Department of Defense said Thursday.
 

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Jack Hughes, Mae DeVincentis, Ron Moultrie Appointed to Y-Tech Advisory Board

Information technology firm Y-Tech has welcomed technology and government service industry executives Mae DeVincentis, Jack Hughes and Ron Moultrie to the company's advisory board. DeVincentis, CEO at Maxwell Associates, held a number of roles with the Defense Logistics Agency, with positions including chief information officer and logisics director, Y-Tech said Wednesday.

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Raytheon Engages Students in STEM-Focused Challenge; Thomas Bussing Quoted

Raytheon hosted a circuit board build contest in a move to foster student interest in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. The challenge took place during the MathMovesU Day on Feb. 4 at the University of Arizona where Raytheon engineers guided Tucson-based elementary students through construction and inspection of circuit boards, the company said Feb. 12.

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Report: Navy to Test EW Swarm Drones

The U.S. Navy is working with Northrop Grumman and VX Aerospace to test the use of swarm tactics with electronic warfare drones by fall 2019, C4ISRnet reported Wednesday. The service branch intends to employ small drones to expand the coverage of searches for enemy signal emissions as part of a project dubbed Remedy. VX Aerospace has developed a small unmanned aircraft system designed to fit in munition canisters that would launch from larger aircraft.

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Army Sources for Virtual Health R&D Expertise

The U.S. Army is seeking market information regarding virtual health expertise in support of a medical simulation research effort. The virtual health area of the Medical Simulation and Information Sciences Research Program is intended to guide the research and development of VH technologies applicable in a multi-domain battlefield, the Army said Feb. 12 in a FedBizOpps notice.

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