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LGS Innovations to Develop Computing Resource Allocation Algorithms Under DARPA Program

LGS Innovations has received a four-year, $7.5 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to create decision-making algorithms for computing resource allocation. The company said Wednesday it aims to develop algorithms and protocols that will work to simultaneously connect, identify and allocate dispersed computing assets under the first phase of …

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Ensco Demos Virtual Phased Array, Software-Based Radio Projects at INSA Event

The Intelligence and National Security Alliance has selected Ensco to present two independent research and development projects in front of a government intelligence community audience at the INSA Innovators Showcase forum. Ensco said Thursday it showcased the Virtual Phased Array and Low SWaP Software Defined Environments projects to a large group of program managers, engineers and …

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INSA Appoints LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly as Technology & Innovation Council Chair

LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly has been named chair of the Technology and Innovation Council at the Intelligence and National Security Alliance. Herndon, Virginia-based LGS Innovations said Thursday Kelly succeeds Bob Farrell and will support technology exchange between the government, security community, industry practitioners and academia in his new role. Kelly will also organize the annual INSA …

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LGS Innovations to Build Optical Intersatellite Comm Terminals for DARPA; Kevin Kelly Comments

LGS Innovations has been selected to develop optical communication terminals meant to facilitate communication between two micro-satellites of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in low-Earth orbit. LGS will build a pair of lightweight, low-power laser communication terminals that DARPA plans to launch on the agency’s small satellites as part of the Inter-Satellite Communication Link initiative, the …

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Douglas Manya Named LGS Innovations EVP, General Counsel, Secretary; Kevin Kelly Comments

Douglas Manya, formerly vice president, deputy general counsel and secretary at Booz Allen Hamilton, has joined LGS Innovations in February as executive VP, general counsel and secretary. Manya is responsible for the legal, corporate governance, contractual and procurement regulation compliance activities of the company, LGS said Wednesday. He succeeds Michael Garson, who …

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LGS Unveils Tech in Push to Secure Network Switches, Routers; Kevin Kelly Comments

LGS Innovations has introduced a technology platform designed to help commercial and government clients protect their computer networks from potential cyber attacks. The LGS-built CodeGuardian works to safeguard third-party network routers and switches from network vulnerabilities through source code verification and validation and software diversification, the company said Thursday. “For …

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Gene Colabatistto, Kevin Kelly Inducted Into George Washington University’s Engineering Hall of Fame

George Washington University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science has inducted Gene Colabatistto, a group president at CAE, and LGS Innovations CEO Kevin Kelly into the GWU Engineering Hall of Fame. Colabatistto, Kelly and five other industry and government leaders were recognized in an Oct. 22 ceremony for their contributions in the technology, management and engineering …

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DARPA Taps LGS for Tactical Undersea Network Architectures Program; Kevin Kelly Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded LGS Innovations a potential 15-month, $1.9 million contract to provide a neutrally buoyant cable for an underwater-based fiber optic network as part of the Tactical Undersea Network Architectures initiative. DARPA’s TUNA program aims to develop optical fiber-based systems in an effort to temporarily …

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Nat’l Defense Magazine: DoD’s LPTA Contracts Up 10% Between FY 2009-13

The Defense Department’s increasing use of “lowest price-technically acceptable” procedures to buy information technology systems and services has raised some concerns among some IT defense contractors, National Defense reported Wednesday. Sandra Erwin writes DoD’s use of LPTA bids to award contracts rose from 26 percent of total awards in fiscal year 2009 to 36 percent …

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LGS to Help CenturyLink Update DoD’s Research, Engineering Network; Tim Meehan, Kevin Kelly Comment

LGS Innovations will work as a subcontractor for on an initiative to upgrade the Defense Department’s Research and Engineering Network under a potential 10-year, $750 million contract awarded to CenturyLink in 2012 by the Defense Information Systems Agency. LGS’ task is to develop high-performance network for five supercomputing locations with speeds of 40 …

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LGS Innovations Helps Army Update C4 Systems; Kevin Kelly Comments

  LGS Innovations has completed upgrade work on a communications infrastructure at a U.S. Army-run facility located at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. The Army’s Kuwait-based main communications facility is responsible for managing the service’s C4 operations across Southwest Asia, LGS said Tuesday. According to LGS, the C4 system modernization is part of the Pentagon’s Joint …

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