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General Atomics to Support Army Comms Satellite System

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has received a contract from Advanced Technology International to support a satellite system designed to help U.S. Army personnel transmit voice and data communications in the battlefield. GA-EMS will support the Army Resilient Global on-the-move SATCOM system under the  contract awarded through the Department of Defense …

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PAE to Help Manage, Secure State Dept Facilities in Kabul, Afghanistan

PAE has received a one-year, $59.9 million contract to provide operations, maintenance and life support services at Department of State facilities located in the international zone of Kabul, Afghanistan. The contract with the department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs also covers static and mobile security services, PAE said Friday. “We have …

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SRI International Wins Contract for DARPA Modeling Program Support

SRI International has won a $7.2 million  contract from the U.S. Army to support a Defense Advanced Research Project Agency program that aims to develop modeling technology for analysts to examine queries related to national and global security. The company will support DARPA’s World Modelers Program and is scheduled to finish work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by Dec. …

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Pentagon Performance Selected to Provide ISR Services for UN’s Congo Peacekeeping Mission

Pentagon Performance Inc. has received a notification of consideration for a potential $50 million contract from the United Nations to provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services to the UN’s peacekeeping effort in the Republic of Congo. PPI seeks to deploy its SureCam medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned aircraft system to help address surveillance and detection requirements of …

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Black Box to Continue IT Support for Army-Backed Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative

Black Box has received a one-year, $10.4 million award to provide information technology supplies and related management services for the U.S. Army-funded Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative. The company said Thursday it will help the Ukrainian defense ministry expand the deployment of an enterprise IT architecture to additional military facilities across the country. …

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Bell Helicopter Gets Modification on Argentine Utility Helicopter FMS Contract

Textron‘s Bell Helicopter subsidiary has received a $27.2 million modification under a a U.S. Army foreign military sales contract to deliver four Bell 412EP utility helicopters to the Argentina’s air force. The Defense Department said Thursday Bell Helicopter will also provide helicopter training services under the modification. Work is expected to finish by …

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NASA Enlists 3 Companies to Develop Fabrication Lab Prototypes

NASA has awarded three companies $10.2 million in total grants to develop ground-based prototypes of a multimaterial fabrication laboratory. Interlog, Techshot and Tethers Unlimited will aim to deliver the prototypes within an 18-month period as part of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships  initiative, NASA said Friday. The agency plans to select …

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General Dynamics to Help Air Force Develop, Maintain Combat Simulation Tech

General Dynamics‘ information technology business has received a potential five-year, $47 million to develop combat simulation hardware and software for the U.S. Air Force. The company said Wednesday it will also help the military service build and maintain a supplementary network infrastructure as well as integrate a live, virtual and constructive combat …

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Northrop, VX Aerospace Offer UAV Platform for Navy’s Manned-Unmanned Teaming Effort

Northrop Grumman has partnered with VX Aerospace on a proposal to equip the U.S. Navy‘s updated E/A-18G Growler aircraft with a canister-launched unmanned air vehicle platform, Flightglobal reported Thursday. JJ Thompson, naval aviation campaign director at Northrop’s mission systems business, told Flightglobal the service branch has expressed interest in adopting the Dash X UAV for a potential …

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Harris to Equip Army Security Force Assistance Brigade With Falcon III Radios

The U.S. Army has selected Harris to produce combat radio communication systems for use by the service branch’s Security Force Assistance Brigade in coalition training missions. The company said Wednesday it will supply Falcon III AN/PRC-152A Wideband Networking Handheld Radios; AN/PRC-117G Multiband Networking Manpack Radios; and AN/PRC-160 High Frequency Manpack Radios to support SFAB operations. …

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Battelle to Conduct Microelectronics Security Research Under Air Force Contracts

Battelle has received a pair of contracts worth a combined $23 million to help the Air Force Research Laboratory conduct research on microelectronics security methods. The company said Wednesday both contracts build on Battelle’s previous experience in exploring technologies designed to help address the proliferation of fake integrated circuits and embedded systems …

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Cubic Mission Solutions Subsidiary Completes VMWare Compatibility Testing of New Virtual Server

A virtual server made by a Cubic Mission Solutions subsidiary has completed VMware-standardized compatibility tests and evaluations needed to be listed within the VMware Compatibility Guide. The DTECH Labs-made M3-SE-VSVR-P virtual server has been demonstrated to be compatible with the VMware’s vSphere ESXi 6.5 platform, Cubic said Wednesday. “We are very pleased our M3-SE-VSVR virtual server …

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