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DARPA Announces Research Teams for Wideband Adaptive RF Protection Program

DARPA Wideband Adaptive RF Protection Program

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has named the research teams that will work on a program that seeks to develop technologies that could help mitigate interference for wideband radio frequency systems. The selected teams that will work on the Wideband Adaptive RF Protection program are BAE Systems, Raytheon Technologies and its Collins Aerospace business, Northrop Grumman, Indiana Microelectronics, L3Harris Technologies, Columbia University and the University of Pennsylvania.

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L3Harris Eyes Responsive Space Systems Contracts; Ed Zoiss Quoted

Ed Zoiss L3Harris Technologies

L3Harris Technologies is pursuing contract opportunities in responsive space systems as the Department of Defense invests more in the development of such architectures, C4ISRNET reported Wednesday. Ed Zoiss, president of space and airborne systems at L3Harris, said the company has received six contracts in responsive space and attributed those contract wins to its payload expertise, mission knowledge and capability to deliver rapid platforms.

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Matice Wright-Springer Rejoins Booz Allen as Global Defense Group SVP

Matice Wright-Springer Partner

Matice Wright-Springer, former vice president of government and corporate responsibility at ManTech International, has returned to Booz Allen Hamilton as a partner and senior VP for the global defense group under its aerospace account. “I was drawn back to Booz Allen because I want to help solve some of the complex challenges that our customers face," said Wright-Springer.

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SDA Director Derek Tournear Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving US Space Dominance; Expanding Satellite Tech

Derek Tournear SDA Director

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Derek Tournear, director of the Space Development Agency (SDA), as an inductee of the Wash100 Award for the first time. Tournear has become a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for his leadership and commitment to satellite tech as well as maintaining the U.S.'s advantage over the space domain. 

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CAE Signs $1B Deal for L3Harris’ Military Training Unit; Marc Parent Quoted

Marc Parent President

CAE has agreed to buy the military training segment of L3Harris Technologies for approximately $1.05 billion in a strategy to access multiple programs aimed at preparing U.S. warfighters for aircraft and weapon system operations. Montreal-based CAE said Monday it expects to close the transaction in the second half of this year. Marc Parent, president and CEO of CAE, said the company aims to accelerate its growth strategy in the defense and security space through the acquisition and expand its U.S. market presence.

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SDA Eyes August Release of Satellite Procurement Details; Derek Tournear Quoted

Derek Tournear Director Space Development Agency

The Space Development Agency plans to release a solicitation in August to buy 150 satellites and expects those spacecraft to be in orbit by 2024 to support the development of a multilayered system designed to improve surveillance and transmit data to weapons and ground systems, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. “What our architecture is based on is proliferation and spiral development,“ Derek Tournear, director of SDA and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, said Tuesday at a Space Foundation event.

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L3Harris to Develop, Integrate Systems for Fincantieri-Made Navy Frigates Under $300M Contract

FFG-62 frigate Concept art

L3Harris Technologies has secured a potential $300 million subcontract to provide subsystems and related integration services for a new class of guided-missile frigates being developed by Fincantieri Marinette Marine under a U.S. Navy surface combatant program. The company said Monday it will produce and integrate major subsystems for the FFG 62 frigate, which the Navy plans to build at least 10 of.

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