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Massachusetts Transit Agency Orders BAE-Made Hybrid Electric Propulsion Tech

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority has selected BAE Systems to provide extended-range propulsion systems to power new hybrid electric buses in Boston. BAE said Wednesday it will supply 194 Series-ER systems in an effort to help MBTA address emission reduction and noise pollution goals for the city’s transit bus routes. Series-ER’s battery is rechargeable …

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Massachusetts Police Tap Motorola Solutions Command Center Software

Motorola Solutions supplied its command and analytics software for the recently inaugurated Real-Time Analysis Center of the Springfield, Mass. police force. The company said Thursday its CommandCentral Aware software is designed to help provide a comprehensive operational picture for first responders through the aggregation of real-time information from several sources of …

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Draper Lab to Help MDA Test Guidance, Navigation & Control Tech

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has secured a five-year, $36.9 million contract  perform technical and analytical services in support of the Missile Defense Agency‘s efforts to evaluate, maturate, integrate and test guidance, navigation and control technologies. The Defense Department said Wednesday Draper Lab will also aid research analysis on sensors; modeling and simulation; radiation …

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Rolls-Royce to Provide Turbine Generator Equipment, Support for Navy Zumwalt-Class Destroyers

Rolls-Royce has received a $27.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver provisioned item orders, engineering services and associated support for the Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyers’ turbine-generator sets. The Defense Department said Wednesday the main and auxiliary turbine-generator sets will serve as the primary power source of Zumwalt-class …

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DOT Taps Evans for Volpe Center Mgmt Consulting Services

The Transportation Department has awarded Evans one of four prime contracts worth a combined $34 million to provide management consulting services to DOT’s Volpe National Transportation Systems Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Evans said Thursday its team members on the contract are Grant Thornton, Infina, Regulus Group, CSSI and InDev. Task areas encompass budgeting, …

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Centra Technology Wins $61M DTRA Contract to Examine Military Asset Survivability

Centra Technology has won a potential $61.8 million contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to assess the survivability of U.S. military assets. The Defense Department said Friday the company will evaluate U.S. and allied national/theater mission systems, networks, architectures, infrastructures and assets from DTRA’s headquarters at Fort Belvoir in Virginia …

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Lockheed Unit to Provide Towed Array Units, Engineering Services Under Navy Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin‘s mission systems and training unit has received a nearly $42 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to deliver TB-37 Multi-Function Towed Array production units, accessories, shipping products and engineering services. The Defense Department said Friday the modification exercises options in a previously awarded contract and includes purchases for the …

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Massachusetts Seeks Proposals for Potential RAN Alternative to FirstNet’s National Public Safety Broadband Network

The state of Massachusetts has requested proposals from potential vendors that can develop and maintain a statewide radio access network designed for public safety operations, Urgent Communications reported Thursday. Curtis Wood, undersecretary for forensic science and technology at Massachusetts’ executive office of public safety and security, said the state governor and …

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Endeavor Robotics Relocates to New Autonomous Systems Devt Facility in Massachusetts; Sean Bielat Comments

Endeavor Robotics has moved to a 35,000-square-foot facility in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, in an effort to accommodate robot design, development and manufacturing operations. Sean Bielat, CEO of Endeavor Robotics, said in a statement released Tuesday the new headquarters allowed the firm to keep 100 percent of its staff who build robots designed for …

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Endeavor Robotics to Add New Autonomous Tech Development Facility

Endeavor Robotics has reached an agreement to lease 35,000 feet of industrial space in Chelmsford, Mass. from real estate investment firm Calare Properties five months after the autonomous technology maker’s rebrand. Calare said Monday the space at 19 Alpha Road is being retrofitted to serve as a robot design, development and integration facility. Endeavor Robotics CEO …

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