Tag Archives: APL

Johns Hopkins APL to Help Air Force Manage Space Asset Portfolio

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory a five-year, $23.8M contract to provide life cycle support for the military branch’s space assets APL will support concept development, design, implementation, transition and management of tactical space and small satellite platforms under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense …

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Paul Stockton: Industry-Government Collaboration Needed to Secure US Power Grid

Paul Stockton, a senior fellow at Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, has written a report that recommends federal agencies to collaborate with power companies to develop “emergency orders” to guard the U.S. electric grid system against cyber adversaries. APL said Tuesday Stockton explained in his “Resilience for Grid Security Emergencies: …

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NASA, Johns Hopkins APL Complete Solar Probe Integration

The team of NASA and Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has fully integrated a spacecraft that is scheduled to launch in August on a mission to study the sun up close. NASA said Thursday an eight-foot-diameter heat shield was reinstalled on Parker Solar Probe last week after engineers initially attached the system to the …

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DoD Adds RSA’s Threat Detection Platform to Approved Product List

The Defense Department has placed RSA‘s security information and event management platform on the DoD Information Network Approved Product List. RSA said Monday its NetWitness Suite platform achieved APL certification following a testing process meant to determine whether the product meets DoD’s security standards. NetWitness Suite works to detect threats and provide …

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Johns Hopkins APL, Navy Bureau of Medicine Collaborate on Healthcare Delivery Experiment

The U.S. Navy‘s Bureau of Medicine and the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory have teamed up to study a healthcare delivery approach designed to improve clinical outcomes and increase patient satisfaction. APL said Friday the Integrated Practice Units model being tested at the Naval Hospital in Jacksonville, Florida, requires collaboration between providers and support staff …

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Johns Hopkins APL, Facebook’s Building 8 Partner to Develop ‘Silent Speech’ Tech

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has partnered with Facebook‘s Building 8 research and development group to create a “silent speech” technology designed to help users type 100 words per minute using neural signals. APL said Wednesday it will apply its experience from an existing neural prosthetics program for wounded service members …

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