Tag Archives: ML

General Atomics-Built MQ-9 Reaper Flies With Electronic Support Measure Payload; J.R. Reid Quoted

MQ-9 Reaper

The U.S. Air Force performed flights of the General Atomics-built MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft equipped with the Reaper Defense Electronic Support System and a digital recorder in Europe through remote split operations. RDESS is an electronic support measure payload that provides MQ-9 with electronic sensing capability by gathering and geolocating signals of interest from standoff ranges, while the digital recorder collects multispectral targeting pod data to further develop machine learning and artificial intelligence applications.

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SparkCognition Business Lands SBIR Contract to Help AFRL Develop AI-Based Manpower Planning Concepts

SparkCognition Government Systems

SparkCognition’s government systems business has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to help the lab implement artificial intelligence and machine learning concepts for readiness and manpower planning. SGS said Wednesday that it secured the award as part of the first phase of the Department of Defense’s Small Business Innovation Research program.

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Lockheed Martin Space EVP Rick Ambrose Receives Sixth Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Rick Ambrose EVP Lockheed Martin Space

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin's space business segment, has been named to the list of recipients of the 2021 Wash100 Award. He's received the highest honor in all of government contracting (GovCon) for his significant contributions to the federal sector and space domain and his drive to advance spacecraft development and other space tech capabilities. 

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Lockheed, NEC to Advance AI Use Through Joint Collaboration; Rick Ambrose Quoted

Rick Ambrose EVP Lockheed Martin Space

Lockheed Martin and NEC have agreed to expand their partnership to further advance the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in spacecraft development programs, including NASA's Orion vehicle for the Artemis mission. "The power of AI is leveraged across our entire enterprise, and with a trusted partner like NEC, we gain the resources to expand its abilities at scale across our internal operations," said Rick Ambrose, executive vice president at Lockheed's space business and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner.

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Raytheon Engages With Academia for Military AI Development

Raytheon Technologies

Raytheon Technologies' intelligence and space business will award a combined amount of $400,000 to academic partners for artificial intelligence development initiatives that will focus on augmenting military defense systems and continue through 2022. Southern Methodist University and Virginia Tech will receive $175,000 and $225,000, respectively, to develop AI and machine learning technologies applicable to military operations, Raytheon said Tuesday.

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Executive Spotlight: Rehan Sadiq, Director of Strategic Alliances for Trifacta's Public Sector

Rehan Sadiq Trifacta

Rehan Sadiq, the director of Strategic Alliances with Trifacta, who is responsible for the Public Sector vertical as well as the Global AWS ecosystem, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding how the company's offerings have enabled both commercial and federal clients to leverage data to gain deeper insights in a landscape with overwhelming data challenges.

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Accenture Federal Arm to Update Case Mgmt System for US Courts Admin Office; Jenna O'Steen Quoted

Jenna OSteen Justice Portfolio Lead AFS

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AOUSC) has awarded Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a five-year blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to modernize the client case-management system of the U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services (PPS) System. Under the BPA, AFS will help the AOUSC design, integrate, deploy and support a secure cloud-based client case-management system on a software-as-a-service platform.

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