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  • BAE Lands IARPA Contract to Build Sensor-Based Cyber Threat Prediction Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Lands IARPA Contract to Build Sensor-Based Cyber Threat Prediction Tool

    BAE Systems has received a potential $11.4 million contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to develop a tool designed to help U.S. intelligence and military agencies detect and predict cyber attacks. IARPA awarded the contract under the Cyber-attack Automated Unconventional Sensor Environment program, BAE said Thursday. The agency launched the CAUSE program in July […] More

  • IARPA Seeks Proposals for Deep Intermodal Video Analytics Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Seeks Proposals for Deep Intermodal Video Analytics Program

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has asked industry to submit  proposals for the development of an automated tools to detect activity, objects and people in multi-camera streaming videos. IARPA said in a broad agency announcement posted Sept. 13 on FedBizOpps that it plans to implement Deep Intermodal Video Analytics tools for forensic analysis and real-time alerting applications. The three-phase DIVA program also seeks […] More

  • Next Century Consolidates Maryland Operations in Annapolis Junction Location - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Next Century Consolidates Maryland Operations in Annapolis Junction Location

    Next Century has moved its Maryland-based operations to 2701 Technology Drive, Suite 100, Annapolis Junction, Maryland. The software company has 134 employees who develop software for the Defense Department, Next Century said Monday. John McBeth, Next Century president, CEO and co-founder, said the new offices give Maryland employees room for expansion as well as collaboration spaces. The company secured a […] More

  • IARPA to Host Data Retrieval Tech Proposers Day - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA to Host Data Retrieval Tech Proposers Day

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity will hold a proposers’ day conference on Sept. 27 in Washington to brief interested organizations on a multilingual data collection system development program. IARPA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Aug. 1 it will discuss the objectives of the agency’s Machine Translation for English Retrieval of Information in Any Language  initiative and field questions […] More

  • Next Century to Help IARPA Develop SIGINT-Based Event Forecasting Tool - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Next Century to Help IARPA Develop SIGINT-Based Event Forecasting Tool

    Next Century has received a three-year contract from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity to develop a signals intelligence-based tool that will work to forecast societal events as part of IARPA’s Mercury Program. The SIGINT-based Anticipation of Future Events technology will be built to detect and predict terrorist or military activities, civil unrest and rare disease outbreaks in the Middle […] More

  • IARPA to Host Proposers Day For Individual Evaluation Sensor Tool Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA to Host Proposers Day For Individual Evaluation Sensor Tool Program

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity plans to hold a Proposers Day on Aug. in Washington to discuss a program to develop multimodal sensors IARPA wants to help assess individuals across a range of factors. IARPA said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Tuesday the event aims to answer questions on the Multimodal Objective Sensing to Assess Individuals with Context program that seeks to […] More

  • Fedscoop: IARPA Solicits Information on DHS' Biometric Systems Security - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Fedscoop: IARPA Solicits Information on DHS’ Biometric Systems Security

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has released a broad agency announcement that seeks industry feedback on a project that aims to secure the Department of Homeland Security‘s biometric systems against threats, Fedscoop reported Monday. Kayla Nick-Kearney writes the Odin program will be fully launched in 2018 to find technologies that will work to protect DHS’ biometrics systems at ports and borders. Chris Boehnen, Odin program manager at IARPA, […] More

  • IARPA to Hold Proposers Day For Biological Threat Risk Analysis Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA to Hold Proposers Day For Biological Threat Risk Analysis Program

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity plans to conduct a Proposers Day on June 28 in Washington to discuss a program that seeks to explore new methods and tools for analyzing biological threats based on DNA function. IARPA said it will provide information on the requirements of the two-phase Functional Genomic and Computational Assessment of Threats project and will field questions from potential industry participants during the event. […] More

  • IARPA Releases R&D Sources Sought Notice for Undersea Drone Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Releases R&D Sources Sought Notice for Undersea Drone Program

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has released a research-and-development sources sought notice that seeks to obtain information from industry on potential support to help build an undersea drone. IARPA says it unveiled the UnderWatch notice seeks information on design, development, test, and demonstration of autonomous underwater vehicles; as well as sensing systems for automated detection, classification and localization […] More

  • IARPA Picks 5 Firms for Laser-Based Chemical Detection Tech Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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, Physical Sciences and Photonics through […] More

  • Northrop-MSU Research Seeks to Manage Supercomputers' Energy Consumption With Magnetic Memory Element - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop-MSU Research Seeks to Manage Supercomputers' Energy Consumption With Magnetic Memory Element

    Northrop Grumman and Michigan State University have developed a magnetic memory component designed to manage the heat generation and energy consumption of supercomputers. Researchers at Northrop and MSU carried out the study as part of a grant from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity, MSU said Friday. “One of the major impediments to superconducting computing technology […] More

  • IARPA Solicits Research Proposals for Chemical Analysis Tool Dev't Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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, explosives and narcotics under the Molecular […] More

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