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Intel Develops Computing Logic Device With Quantum Materials

Intel has used quantum materials to develop a logic device prototype as part of efforts to drive energy efficiency and increase performance of computing platforms. Researchers at Intel, Energy Department‘s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California published a research paper about the magneto-electric spin-orbit technology in the journal “Nature,” …

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DARPA Tests CACI, Lockheed Situational Awareness Tools Under ‘Squad X’ Experimentation Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has tested portable systems from CACI and Lockheed Martin as part of a program that seeks to help small, dismounted units obtain situational awareness across multiple domains. CACI’s BIT Systems subsidiary and Lockheed’s missiles and fire control business have developed technologies for infantry squads to synchronize maneuvers and …

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DHS Announces Planned Pre-Solicitation Topics for Small Business Innovation Research Effort

The Department of Homeland Security has announced the topics for the 19.1 pre-solicitation under the department’s Small Business Innovation Research program. The pre-solicitation covers eight planned topics for DHS Science and Technology Directorate projects and two subject areas that support the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Office’s missions, DHS S&T …

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Raytheon Gets Follow-On USAF Contract for Anti-Radiation Missile Targeting System Support

Raytheon has received an $18.7M follow-on contract from U.S. Air Force to provide logistics support for a targeting system used to counter sophisticated radar threats. The company will perform depot repair and sustaining engineering work on the High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile targeting system, the Defense Department said Friday. The contract has a one-year base period that …

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Lockheed to Update Exoskeleton Tech for Army Field Tests

Lockheed Martin will update components of a company-developed exoskeleton for use in U.S. Army demonstrations under a two-year, $6.9M contract from the military branch’s Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center. The University of Florida will evaluate Onyx updates ahead of soldier demonstrations that NSRDEC plans to conduct next year, Lockheed said Thursday. …

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Cisco’s Carl De Groote, Chuck Louisell: Military Should Leverage AI to Sustain Mission Assurance

Carl De Groote and Chuck Louisell of Cisco Systems have said the U.S. military should adopt artificial intelligence, machine learning and in-line data analytics to sustain mission assurance and readiness. De Groote and Louisell wrote in a C4ISRNET opinion piece published Tuesday that the military should supplement such technology platforms …

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Lockheed Reports Production Savings for Lot 11 F-35 Simulators; Amy Gowder Quoted

Lockheed Martin has realized approximately $45M in savings to produce 15 full-mission simulators for the 11th batch of low-rate initial production F-35 fighter jets. The company said Tuesday the production savings can be attributed to the integration of 3D-printed components into simulators, use of automation and implementation of long-term supply chain …

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