Nichols Martin

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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Charles River Analytics to Help Army Develop Game-Based Medical Training Program

The U.S. Army has awarded Charles River Analytics a 27-month, $1.1 million contract to develop requirements for a game-based program that would help train medical teams to perform high-intensity trauma treatment methods. Charles River said Monday it will collaborate with Medstar Health Research Institute, HandHeld Speech and John Broach, an assistant professor of emergency medicine at …

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DISA Selects Vetegrity for Computer-Aided Drafting, Engineering Contract

Vetegrity has won a potential five-year, $27 million contract to provide computer-aided drafting and engineering services to the Defense Information Systems Agency. DISA received two proposals for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and will provide the guaranteed minimum value of $500,000 through issuance of subsequent task orders, the Defense Department said Friday. The company will …

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Navy Selects Charles River Analytics to Identify, Assess Bots on Social Media

Charles River Analytics has been awarded by the U.S. Navy a potential $2 million contract to perform analysis and identify “bots” on social media networks under an Office for Naval Research program. The Composable Hybrid Approach to Recognizing Bots and their Influence in Social Media Analysis or CHARISMA program aims to distinguish and assess risk, threats …

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BlackSky, NGA Partner on GEOINT Broker Platform Work for Air Force Lab

Spaceflight Industries‘ BlackSky division has partnered with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to develop a cloud-based geospatial intelligence broker platform for the Air Force Research Laboratory under a previously awarded $16.4 million contract. The GEOINT Broker Development Platform will utilize an agile development approach that works to enable users to continuously provide input to build …

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Irving Burton Associates to Support Army Health IT Research Programs

Irving Burton Associates has received a two-year, $11 million contract for research, management and technical services to the U.S. Army‘s Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center. IBA said Thursday it will deploy telehealth and mobile health managers, physicians and medics to support TATRC programs related to telehealth, medical simulation and robotics, unmanned …

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Raytheon BBN to Produce Wearable Shooter Detection Systems for Gulf Country

Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary has received a $10 million order to manufacture soldier wearable shooter detection systems for an unidentified Gulf country. BBN Technologies aims to deliver 2,000 Boomerang Warrior-X units to the customer over the next 12 months, Raytheon said Thursday. Boomerang is designed to help warfighters gain situational awareness of hostile fires …

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