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SOSSEC Lands NGA GEOINT Tech Prototyping OTA

SOSSEC Lands NGA GEOINT Tech Prototyping OTA - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded System of Systems Security a potential $30 million “other transaction” agreement to prototype technologies that can help update the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence and Allied System for Geospatial-Intelligence. NGA said Wednesday the project aims to accelerate research and development of prototypes to address challenges facing the intelligence …

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General Dynamics Mission Systems Launches TechScout Outreach Program for Small Businesses

General Dynamics Mission Systems Launches TechScout Outreach Program for Small Businesses - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business has unveiled a technical procurement outreach program organized to provide opportunities for small businesses to contribute in forming technologies that address the needs of General Dynamics customers. TechScout is part of the company’s EDGE Innovation Sourcing Network that seeks to enable small business vendors and suppliers to provide …

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SAIC to Incorporate Survivability Upgrades Into 3 Marine AAV Prototypes

SAIC to Incorporate Survivability Upgrades Into 3 Marine AAV Prototypes - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Science Applications International Corp. has received a potential $11.3 million contract modification to rebuild three command variant prototypes of an assault amphibious vehicle for the U.S. Marine Corps. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will equip the prototypes with the AAV Survivability Upgrade design under the firm-fixed-price modification. SAIC has modernized …

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NASA, Lockheed Activate Orion Crew Module for Initial Power-On Test; Mike Hawes Comments

NASA, Lockheed Activate Orion Crew Module for Initial Power-On Test; Mike Hawes Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

NASA and Lockheed Martin have powered up the company-built Orion crew module at the space agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the first time. Engineers installed and tested vehicle management computers, power and data units and flight software on the spacecraft as part of the initial power-up event, Lockheed said Tuesday. “Orion was …

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Raytheon to Help Navy Implement IR Detector, Target Locator

Raytheon to Help Navy Implement IR Detector, Target Locator - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon has received a potential $33.1 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the U.S. Navy implement a forward-looking infrared detection and identification technology designed to function in different battlefield conditions. The company will also support the implementation of a far target locator under the Navy’s Firepower Enhancement Program, the Defense Department said Monday. …

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General Atomics to Support Air Force Organic Depot Activation

General Atomics to Support Air Force Organic Depot Activation - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business has secured a potential two-year, $18.8 million contract to help the U.S. Air Force activate an organic depot maintenance platform. The company will provide software, hardware and documentation services for the Air Force depot maintenance system’s computer software configuration item, the Defense Department said Monday. Work under the …

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IARPA Awards Contracts for Research on Human-Machine Geopolitical Forecasting Tech

IARPA Awards Contracts for Research on Human-Machine Geopolitical Forecasting Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has awarded research contracts under the Hybrid Forecasting Competition program that aims to enhance the accuracy of geopolitical event prediction methods. IARPA selected HRL Laboratories, Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary and the University of Southern California to conduct research on hybrid forecasting systems under the HFC program, the …

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