Nichols Martin

Department of Labor Seeks IT and Financial Management Services

The Department of Labor has posted a sources sought notice seeking information technology professional and financial services in support of the DoL Wage and Hour Division. IT professional services will include Agile framework development, big data analytics, IT modernization, mobility, security, operation and maintenance; while financial services will cover management, DoL …

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Orbital ATK Gets $67M Navy Contract to Produce Additional Target Base Vehicles

The U.S. Navy has awarded Orbital ATK a potential $67.6 million contract to manufacture an 11th batch of GQM-163A Coyote sea skimming target base vehicles. Orbital ATK will provide 24 full-rate production base vehicles and spares foreign military sales to USN and Qatar as well as deliver D6AC long lead steel to Japan, the Defense Department said …

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Kratos Gets State Dept OK to Market Tactical UAS in Europe, Asia Pacific; Steve Fendley Comments

The State Department has authorized Kratos Defense and Security Solutions to market a tactical unmanned aerial system in select countries within Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Mako is designed to operate independently or in conjunction with other UAS platforms to support manned aircraft in a contested airspace environment, Kratos said Tuesday. The UAS …

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Battelle Team Hits Milestone in DOE-Backed Carbon Capture, Storage Project

A Battelle-led team has injected 1.1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide into a deep rock formation as part of a Department of Energy project that sought to demonstrate carbon capture, utilization and storage processes. The Midwest Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnership conducted the scientific demonstration effort built upon DOE’s 10-year-old goal to …

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Kymeta Produces, Markets Electronically-Steered Flat Satellite Antennas

Kymeta has begun production of electronically-steered flat satellite antennas in partnership with government clients, Space News reported Monday. A hundred of these Mtenna flat satellite antennas have already been shipped across 23 countries. The antennas have been used with military-grade armored vehicles and ships made to operate in austere environments. The company …

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Air Force Licenses Chemiluminescence Tech to Battle Sight

The Air Force Research Laboratory has granted Battle Sight Technologies exclusive rights to microencapsulated chemiluminescent materials through a licensing agreement. Battle Sight intends to use the AFRL-developed technology in efforts to create a prototype infrared writing instrument for potential use by warfighters and first responders, the U.S. Air Force said Friday. The …

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Orbital ATK Develops ‘Next Generation Launch’ System Offering for Air Force

Orbital ATK is developing a new rocket technology in a bid to become the U.S. Air Force‘s supplier of a Next Generation Launch system intended for national security missions, KSL.com reported Sunday. Kay Anderson, senior communications coordinator at Orbital ATK, told the publication that the company and the military service have invested a combined $200 …

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August Schell to Help Create Sourcing Vehicle for DON Software Licensing Program

The Marine Corps Systems Command has awarded August Schell a potential six-year, $41.2 million contract to help establish a strategic sourcing method for the Department of the Navy to procure Axway software licenses and related maintenance services. The Defense Department said Friday the company will support DON’s Enterprise Software Licensing program aimed at simplifying the acquisition …

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General Atomics Demos Acoustic Surveillance Tech for Counter-UAS Missions

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business demonstrated an acoustic detection system during an event held at the U.S. Army‘s Fires Center of Excellence in Lawton, Oklahoma. The company said Thursday it was invited to showcase the Fencepost platform at the  annual Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment in support of counter-unmanned aerial system missions. Hank Rinehart, business …

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