Tag Archives: advanced technology center

NetApp Recognizes WWT as DoD Value-Added Reseller Partner; Robert Stein Comments

World Wide Technology has received recognition from NetApp for work as a value-added reseller of the latter company’s products to the Defense Department. NetApp selected WWT for the “Top DoD VAR Partner of the Year” award based on total revenue earned over the past four fiscal quarters, WWT said Tuesday. Robert Stein, vice president of NetApp’s public …

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Joe Berger: WWT Offers Cisco’s Hosted Collaboration Platform to Federal Customers

World Wide Technology has begun to offer Cisco‘s hosted collaboration platform to the former’s federal clients. Joe Berger, director of WWT’s collaboration practice, wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that Cisco’s Hosted Collaboration Solution for Government offering works to deliver  voice, video, instant messaging, presence and conferencing service on one platform. HCS-G obtained Federal …

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Linear Particle Accelerator Installed at Lockheed’s Silicon Valley-Based Tech Center

Lockheed Martin has implemented a new linear particle accelerator at its Advanced Technology Center in Silicon Valley to aid the company’s space instrument tests. Lockheed said Tuesday the 1,800-square-foot center houses the SPARC accelerator along with new hardware designed to test instruments such as space-based imaging and communications satellites for deep space navigation. The company noted …

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Lockheed Starts Optical Payload Development for NASA’s Dark Energy Research Programs

Lockheed Martin has started develop an optical payload that could support NASA‘s research on a mysterious force called dark energy which causes the universe to expand. Lockheed said Thursday NASA selected the company’s Palo Alto, California-based Advanced Technology Center to start the formulation phase of the Wide-Field Optical-Mechanical Assembly. NASA could choose WOMA to serve as …

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Rockwell Collins to Help Army Study Multirole Mission Systems Architecture Designs; Heather Robertson Comments

The U.S. Army has partnered with Rockwell Collins to perform research on system designs and integration processes in an effort to help inform standards and architectures for future vertical lift platforms. Rockwell Collins and the Army will collaborate to study open-system architecture technologies and architectural centric model-based engineering systems required in the …

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Lockheed Develops Satellite Cooling System With 150 Watts-Per-Kilogram Power Density

Lockheed Martin has built a lightweight satellite cooling system with a power density of 150 watts per kilogram as part of the efforts to develop compact and high-power cryocoolers for electronics aboard spacecraft. The company said Tuesday the High Power Microcryocooler works to cool down sensors, cameras and other satellite optics and electronics to as low as -320 …

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Rockwell Collins, NASA to Develop Cockpit Display for Sonic Boom Path Study

Rockwell Collins will work with NASA to develop a conceptual cockpit display that will depict a sonic boom over land under a two-year contract in support of the space agency’s High Speed Project. The company said Thursday its Advanced Technology Center will collaborate with the Armstrong Flight Research Center for efforts to help pilots of future supersonic civil …

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John Borghese: Rockwell Collins to Lead NASA Aircraft Pilot Research Program

Rockwell Collins will serve as lead research firm for NASA‘s Single Pilot Operations program under a contract to study automation, ground support and crew capacity technologies for commercial aircraft through the end of September 2015. “The aviation industry has been looking at the potential for single-pilot operations for quite some time to …

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