Tag Archives: Department of Defense

Trellisware Secures USSOCOM Tactical Radio Contract via SBIR Program

The U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded Trellisware Technologies a five-year, $40 million contract to supply Advanced Tactical Scalable Mobile Ad-hoc Network radios to USSOCOM’s Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Center. USSOCOM granted the award following the third phase of a Small Business Innovation Research Program, the Defense Department said Tuesday. San Diego, …

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LinTech to Provide IT Support to DoD Office of Inspector General

LinTech Global has won a potential five-year $48.4 million contract to support information technology functions within the Defense Department‘s Office of the Inspector General. DoD said Monday its education activity received 19 bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive acquisition process. The contract’s base period is valued at $9.5 million and …

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Devon Engel Receives Executive Mosaic’s Top General Counsel Executives Award

DEVON ENGEL VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL GENERAL DYNAMICS MISSION SYSTEMS Devon Engel is Vice President and General Counsel of General Dynamics Mission Systems, which is headquartered in Fairfax, Virginia.  With approximately 13,000 employees worldwide, Mission Systems connects users and protects their communications and information across land, sea, air, space …

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Capricor Receives DoD Grant to Develop Therapeutic Exosome Production Process

The Defense Department has awarded Capricor Therapeutics a $2.4 million grant to develop a process to produce cardiosphere-derived cell exosomes. Capricor said Monday it plans to file an investigational new drug application with the Food and Drug Administration in 2017 for the use of CAP-2003 to treat ocular graft-versus-host disease. “As we advance and expand …

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Army Taps Kraig Biocraft to Develop Spider Silk-Based Ballistic Shoot Packs

Ann Arbor, Michigan-based biotechnology firm Kraig Biocraft Laboratories has been awarded a potential $1 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop high-performance fibers using genetically engineered spider silk for protective military apparel. The company will use its proprietary Dragon Silk material to produce ballistic shoot packs for the service branch under the contract, Kraig …

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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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