Tag Archives: HRL Laboratories

Air Force, HRL Laboratories Partner to Test 3D-Printed Materials for Hypersonic Aircraft

The U.S. Air Force and HRL Laboratories have entered an agreement to test materials produced through additive manufacturing, or three-dimensional printing, for potential future use in hypersonic aircraft. Scientists from the Air Force Research Laboratory tested silicon oxycarbide materials that HRL manufactured using 3D printing technology and pre-ceramic resin chemistry, the Defense Logistics …

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Mitre Elects Former DoD Official Paul Kaminski to Board of Trustees

Paul Kaminski, a former Defense Department undersecretary for acquisition, technology and logistics, has joined Mitre‘s board of trustees. The nonprofit said Thursday he currently serves as president and CEO of Technovation, a consulting company that helps clients develop business and investment strategies related to aerospace and defense technology. Jason Providakes, Mitre president and …

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DARPA Taps Rockwell Collins to Help Secure Military Platforms with Math-Based Methods

Rockwell Collins has received a contract to apply mathematics-based development methods in efforts to help the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency defend various military platforms against cyber threats and address system vulnerabilities. The company said Monday it will initially incorporate technologies developed under DARPA’s High Assurance Cyber Military Systems into U.S. Navy programs under the contract. The HACMS project aims to …

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NGA Taps 4 Firms to Develop AI, Automation Platforms for GEOINT Analysis

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded nearly $2 million in research contracts to four companies that seek to facilitate GEOINT analysis through the development of automation and artificial intelligence technology platforms. NGA said Wednesday it awarded the contracts to Raytheon, Concurrent Technologies Corp., HRL Laboratories and Soar Technology in January under the AI …

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DARPA Partners With 4 Firms to Develop Battery-Powered Atomic Clocks

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded separate contracts to Physical Sciences, OEwaves, HRL Laboratories and Charles Stark Draper Laboratory to support a program that seeks to develop battery-powered atomic clocks, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Tuesday. John Keller writes HRL Laboratories secured a $775,159 contract for phase one work under the Atomic Clock with Enhanced Stability program …

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PARC Lands DARPA Contract to Develop Printer for Macroscopic Objects

PARC has been awarded a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency contract to build a nanotechnology-enabled printer that uses micrometer-size particles to produce macroscopic objects. The company said Wednesday the contract was awarded as part of DARPA’s Atoms to Product program, which began research efforts in December 2015. PARC said it will employ the help of Johns Hopkins University and …

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DARPA Picks 10 Participants for Nano-to-Millimeter-Scale Manufacturing Project

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has selected 10 participants in its Atoms to Product program, which seeks technology that can manufacture millimeter-scale products or materials out of nanometer-scale pieces. DARPA said Tuesday researchers will work to address the gap between nano-scale and millimeter-scale components through fabrication from atoms to microns …

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DHS Picks 5 Recipients for Cyber Physical Systems Security Contracts

The Department of Homeland Security’s science and technology directorate has awarded five contracts worth $7.8 million combined to universities and other institutions to perform research and develop tools designed to safeguard cyber physical networks from cyber attacks. DHS said Thursday the Cyber Physical Systems Security program seeks cyber defense infrastructures for automobiles, medical devices and building control …

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DHS Picks HRL University of Michigan for Automotive Cybersecurity Research; Reginald Brothers Comments

HRL Laboratories and the University of Michigan have received contracts from the Department of Homeland Security respectively worth $2.5 million and $1.2 million to develop cybersecurity tools for government- and privately-owned vehicles. The HRL team led by David Payton will develop a physical disturbance detection system in order to raise an …

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DHS Selects 8 Firms, Universities for Mobile Security Tech R&D Program

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded six companies and two universities contracts worth $10.4 million combined to help DHS secure federally approved mobile devices. DHS said Thursday the eight awardees will explore tools and methods for mobile device instrumentation, transactional security, device layer protection and security management through …

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DHS Taps Northrop, UTC, HRL Labs to Help Develop Mobile User Authentication Tools

Northrop Grumman, United Technologies Corp.‘s research center and HRL Laboratories have received contracts to help the U.S. Department of Homeland Security develop user authentication platforms for mobile devices, Fedscoop reported Thursday. Greg Otto writes DHS awarded $2.2 million to HRL, $1.7 million to Northrop and $790,000 to United Technologies Research Center. Northrop …

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NASA Taps Dynetics, HRL Labs, Orbital ATK for Space Material Project; Steve Jurczyk Comments

NASA has chosen Dynetics, HRL Laboratories and Orbital ATK to develop and build ultra-lightweight materials in support of efforts to reduce the mass of future spacecraft for deep-space missions by 40 percent. The agency said Tuesday the companies will work to manufacture ULW core panels that are 12-by-12-by-1-inch in size as part of the 13-month, $550,000 …

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