Tag Archives: microelectronics

Eric Schmidt: US Needs More Assertive Role in AI, Military Tech Development

Eric Schmidt Chair NSCAI

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt said the U.S. government and the technology industry must develop new approaches for artificial intelligence (AI), microelectronics and other critical military innovations to maintain technology advantage over China, C4ISRNET reported Friday. Speaking at the National Defense Industrial Association's National Security Artificial Intelligence Conference, Schmidt noted that China has been investing in emerging technology and that the U.S. needs to take a more assertive role in tech development.

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Mercury Systems CEO Mark Aslett Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Revenue Growth; Leading Company’s COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Mark Aslett CEO Mercury Systems

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Mark Aslett, CEO of Mercury Systems, as a 2021 Wash100 Award recipient for making key acquisitions and driving company revenue and value while also pushing for COVID-19 relief to address the unique challenges created in 2020. This marks the first Wash100 Award win for Aslett.

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Draper Awarded DOD Contracts for Computer Chip Packaging Production

Draper

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory has received $14 million in two awards to produce computer chip packaging for the Department of Defense's military systems. DOD said Tuesday its Defense Production Act Title III office awarded a $10 million contract to Draper while its Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment office entered into a $4 million agreement with the company for the effort.

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Raytheon Unit Wins DARPA Millimeter-Wave Digital Array Phase 2 Contract; Tay Fitzgerald Quoted

Tay Fitzgerald VP Raytheon Intell and Space

A Raytheon Technologies business unit has secured a $12.7M contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to develop phased array antenna technology using a “building blocks“ approach for the second phase of DARPA's Millimeter-Wave Digital Arrays program. “Millimeter-wave is less crowded than other parts of the RF spectrum on the battlefield, but current hardware is complex, tailored to a specific task and not interoperable,“ said Tay Fitzgerald, vice president for advanced concepts and technology at Raytheon Intelligence & Space.

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