Tag Archives: Broad Agency Announcement

DARPA Seeks Research Proposals for Miniaturized Magnetic Component Devt Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a solicitation to gather research proposals for a potential five-year, $26 million program that aims to build miniaturized magnetic components for integration with electromagnetic systems used by the Defense Department. DARPA’s Magnetic Miniaturized and Monolithically Integrated Components program will focus on three technical areas, according to a broad agency …

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Air Force Seeks White Papers for Software-Defined RF Systems R&D Program

The U.S. Air Force has asked industry to submit white papers for a potential four-year, $24.8 million program that seeks to develop airborne-based, software-defined radio frequency platforms designed to support the service branch’s radio communications missions. The service branch said in a broad agency announcement posted May 19 the SDRF++ platforms that will …

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IARPA Picks 5 Firms for Laser-Based Chemical Detection Tech Project

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has chosen five companies to help the agency develop portable laser-based technology for the detection of biological agents, chemical weapons, narcotics and explosives at a range of up to 100 feet, Nextgov reported Friday. Frank Konkel writes IARPA will award funds to Leidos, LGS Innovations, Block Engineering, …

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Raytheon to Provide S&T Research for Network Cooperative Radar Program Under Navy Contract

Raytheon has been awarded a potential $18.7 million U.S. Navy contract to provide science and technology research support for the Network Cooperative Radar Program. The Defense Department said Monday Raytheon’s integrated defense systems business unit will perform design and development work for the program in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. The contract will run through July 9, 2018, …

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IARPA Solicits Research Proposals for Chemical Analysis Tool Dev’t Program

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has released a solicitation for research proposals on a tool designed to help the Intelligence Community detect and identify various types of chemicals in remote areas. IARPA said in a broad agency announcement posted March 11 it intends to build a low-power system designed to detect chemical weapons, …

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DARPA Calls for Improvised Threat R&D Proposals; John Main Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a solicitation for research proposals for the Improv program that aims to build prototypes designed to pose security threats to potential adversaries through commercially available products. A broad agency announcement posted Friday on FedBizOpps stated that DARPA will select the proposals that will enter the feasibility …

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Leidos to Conduct CBRN Technical, Scientific Research Under Air Force Contract

Leidos has landed a $9.8 million U.S Air Force contract to provide analytic, modeling and survivability studies centered on chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats. The Defense Department said Friday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract seeks to gather data that could lead to technical and scientific answers regarding CBRN-related issues. Leidos will conduct studies in Reston, Virginia, …

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Air Force Taps Aerojet Rocketdyne to Work on 3-D Printed Rocket Engine Qualification Standards

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne will work with the U.S. Air Force develop standards for the qualification of 3-D printed rocket engine components under a $6 million contract awarded as part of the Booster Propulsion Technology Maturation broad agency announcement. The company said Tuesday it will work to leverage its experience with additive manufacturing processes and technologies …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Day on Power Grid Cyber Initiative

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has scheduled a Proposers Day for Dec. 14 to discuss an upcoming broad agency announcement on DARPA’s Rapid Attack Detection, Isolation and Characterization program. DARPA said in a notice posted Dec. 3 the RADICS program seeks early-warning, situational awareness and threat characterization technologies to detect and respond to cyber …

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DARPA Eyes Interoperable Network Platforms for Manned Aircraft, Drones; Wayne Phoel Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a solicitation for industry proposals for a program that seeks to develop platforms designed to facilitate interoperability of airborne radio networks that manned aircraft and drones use to communicate with each other. The objective of the Dynamic Network Adaptation for Mission Optimization …

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