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  • DARPA Taps Charles River Analytics to Develop Security Threat Analytical Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA Taps Charles River Analytics to Develop Security Threat Analytical Tool

    Charles River Analytics has received a four-year, $4.4 million Defense Advanced Research Project Agency contract to develop an analytical tool to help study and address security threats occurring within the country and across the globe. The company said Monday it intends to design the Sensitivity Analysis of Uncertainty in Causal Environments technology as a tool to primarily address food insecurity […] More

  • DARPA to Use C-130 to Demo 'Gremlins' UAS Launch, Retrieval Operations in 2019 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA to Use C-130 to Demo ‘Gremlins’ UAS Launch, Retrieval Operations in 2019

    The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency plans to use a C-130 aircraft to demonstrate in 2019 the launch and recovery of unmanned aircraft systems in mid-air, Fire Aviation reported Thursday. DARPA plans to equip the drones with several payloads designed to perform intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, signals intelligence and electronic warfare missions once deployed, according to […] More

  • SRI International Wins Contract for DARPA Modeling Program Support - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SRI International Wins Contract for DARPA Modeling Program Support

    SRI International has won a $7.2 million  contract from the U.S. Army to support a Defense Advanced Research Project Agency program that aims to develop modeling technology for analysts to examine queries related to national and global security. The company will support DARPA’s World Modelers Program and is scheduled to finish work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract by Dec. 9, 2021, the Defense Department […] More

  • Charles River Analytics-Led Team Gets DARPA Contract to Support Artificial Intelligence Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Charles River Analytics-Led Team Gets DARPA Contract to Support Artificial Intelligence Program

    A team led by Charles River Analytics has secured a four-year contract worth approximately $8 million to support the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency‘s Explainable Artificial Intelligence program, which seeks to make artificial intelligence easier to explain. Charles River said Monday its team — comprised of Brown University, University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Roth Cognitive Engineering — will carry out […] More

  • DARPA Christens Leidos-Built 'Sea Hunter' Autonomous Ship Demonstrator - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA Christens Leidos-Built ‘Sea Hunter’ Autonomous Ship Demonstrator

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has christened an autonomous vessel demonstrator that a Leidos-led team designed and built for DARPA’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program. Leidos Chairman and CEO Roger Krone joined several DARPA and Defense Department officials during the christening of a prototype unit for the Sea Hunter ACTUV at a dockside ceremony held Thursday in Portland, Oregon, […] More

  • Raytheon, Lockheed Land DARPA MAD-FIRES Contract Modifications - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Lockheed Land DARPA MAD-FIRES Contract Modifications

    The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awarded contract modifications to Raytheon and Lockheed Martin for the Multi-Azimuth Defense Fast Intercept Round Engagement System program. The Defense Department said Friday the modification awarded to Raytheon will increase the total value of its contract to $18.9 million, while the “other transaction” agreement Lockheed landed will amount to $14.9 million. MAD-FIRES aims to […] More

  • Rob Zitz on Leidos' Offerings, Public-Private Sector Collaboration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Rob Zitz on Leidos’ Offerings, Public-Private Sector Collaboration

    Rob Zitz, a 33-year intelligence community veteran, joined Leidos in August 2011 — when it was known as Science Applications International Corp. — and serves as senior vice president and chief systems architect for the company’s national security sector. Zitz has held key leadership positions within Army Intelligence, CIA, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Department of Homelan Security, Secret Service […] More

  • DARPA Qualifies General Atomics-Built Laser for Field Tests; Rich Bagnell Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA Qualifies General Atomics-Built Laser for Field Tests; Rich Bagnell Comments

    The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency has validated a General Atomics-built laser system for a series of field tests after the company and DARPA completed he program's laboratory development phase. DARPA said Thursday the High-Energy Liquid Laser Area Defense System is scheduled for ground-based field testing in summer under joint funds from the agency and […] More

  • Leidos Building Autonomous Unmanned Vessel to Track Submarines; John Fratamico Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Building Autonomous Unmanned Vessel to Track Submarines; John Fratamico Comments

    Leidos is building an Autonomous Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel for long-term monitoring of submarines as part of an anti-submarine warfare program by the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency. ACTUV will be equipped with sensors, electro-optics and radars, as well as sensor control, navigation and status reporting features to support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, Leidos said Monday. “It would […] More

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