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AAR Opens Military Equipment Repair Hub in Europe

AAR has partnered with Avitech to offer container and shelter repair services to U.S. military and NATO forces through a newly established facility in Europe. Jeff Jackson, vice president of business development at AAR’s mobility systems business, said in a statement published Thursday the company aims to continue to provide support services for …

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Humatics Closes Series A Financing for Commercialization of Microlocation System

Humatics has completed its Series A financing round with $18 million raised to support efforts to market the company’s machine-powered microlocation system and analytics software. The Spatial Intelligence Platform is designed to augment human navigation, location and collaboration operations with autonomous systems, the company announced Tuesday. Mobility-focused venture capital firm Fontinalis Partners led …

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Rockwell Collins, Spirent Partner to Develop Military Code Support Tech

Spirent Federal Systems and Rockwell Collins have partnered to develop software that will work to support military code for the U.S. Air Force‘s GPS constellation modernization effort. The partnership comes nearly three months after Spirent obtained approval from the service branch’s GPS directorate to develop M-Code support technology with the use of Modernized Navstar …

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Avaya Opens Bahrain Office to Help Address Communication & Collaboration Tech Demand

Avaya has opened a new office in Bahrain as the company aims to offer communication and collaboration tools in support of digital transformation projects there. The company said Tuesday some Bahrain-based public and private sector organizations seek to adopt cloud, artificial intelligence, analytics and internet-of-things technologies with the goal to contribute to …

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Vexterra to Provide Lab Support for DIA National Media Exploitation Center

Vexterra Group has won a potential five-year, $16.1 million contract to provide operational laboratory support and other services to the Defense Intelligence Agency’s National Media Exploitation Center. The company will support digital forensics, content processing and analytical functions at NMEC’s Science and Technology Integration Lab, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Seven offers were submitted …

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Mitre, Japan’s ICT Org Partner to Help Secure 2020 Summer Olympics

Mitre and Japan-based National Institute of Information and Communications Technology have agreed to examine potential cyber and physical security measures for the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo as part of a memorandum of understanding. The agreement calls for both parties to explore cybersecurity, sensor and artificial intelligence tools that can work to help …

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Suntiva to Provide Technical Support for Army Contract Writing System

Suntiva has received a five-year, $20 million contract to provide technical, analytical and functional support for a contract writing system being used by the U.S. Army‘s acquisition community. The company said Tuesday it will also help deploy, update and sustain the Defense Department‘s Procurement Desktop-Defense platform that supports the Army contracting personnel within and outside the …

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BAE to Develop Adaptive Decision-Making Tool for Air Force

BAE Systems Inc. has won a $9.2 million contract to develop iterative reasoning, association and learning software for the U.S. Air Force‘s adaptive decision-making efforts. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will develop the software to help automate indications, warning and situational awareness data processing for battle management command control and communication. Work will …

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Kymeta to Develop Ka-Band CubeSat Antennas for NASA

Kymeta‘s government solutions division has received a pair of NASA grants to produce Ka-band antennas for integration with CubeSats or other satellites designed to operate in low-Earth orbit. The company said Monday it aims to develop space-based antennas under NASA’s Small Business Innovation Research program as part of efforts to help address for …

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Vencore to Conduct Oceanography R&D for Navy

Vencore has won a potential five-year, $22.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy to conduct a research and development project that will focus on ocean dynamics and prediction oceanography. The service branch received multiple offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through a broad agency announcement from the Naval Research Laboratory and obligated $741,951 in working …

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NTA to Provide Depot-Level Maintenance Support for Navy Fleet Readiness Center Southwest

National Technologies Associates has won a potential five-year, $23.5 million contract to provide depot-level maintenance services to the U.S. Navy‘s Fleet Readiness Center Southwest. The company said Wednesday it will help FRCSW maintain industrial plant equipment and well as provide depot logistics, tool control, bill of material, environmental hazard control and second-party internal audit services. …

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Boeing to Continue Air Force Small Diameter Bomb Support

Boeing has secured a $30 million contract modification to extend the company’s production, engineering and logistics services for a U.S. Air Force weapon system designed to engage and hit targets from a long distance. The modification falls under a previously awarded indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract for life cycle support to Small Diameter Bomb I and increases the …

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