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CTC to Develop Metallic Component Manufacturing Tech for Navy; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has received a potential four-year, $6.4 million contract to develop additive manufacturing technology for the U.S. Navy to build metal-based parts for air, sea and ground platforms. The contract awarded through the Office of Naval Research’s Quality Metal Additive Manufacturing program contains a two-year base period worth $2.6 …

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Raytheon BBN to Develop Drone Swarm Controller Under DARPA-Funded Program

Raytheon‘s BBN Technologies subsidiary will support the Defense Advanced Research Agency‘s Offensive Swarm-Enabled Tactics program through the development of a system for managing small autonomous air and ground vehicles. The controller technology will feature a visual graphical user designed to produce drone tactics, a game-based tactics simulator and a physical swarm …

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Navy Plans New USV Design Initiative for Fiscal 2019

The U.S. Navy plans to design a new unmanned surface vehicle that will build on the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program, Inside Defense reported Monday. The service branch has requested $2.8 million to produce a medium displacement USV concept beginning in fiscal 2019’s first quarter and conduct …

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Office of Naval Research Taps Galois to Develop Cryptographic Analysis Tools Suite

Galois has received a $2 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to build an integrated suite of tools that will work to analyze cryptographic algorithms. The company said Wednesday it will develop the Cryptographic Analysis, Verification, Exploration, and Synthesis workbench in an effort to help cryptographers address performance requirements for encryption …

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Boeing’s Aurora Flight Sciences Flies Autonomous UH-1H Helicopter in Cargo Resupply Demo

Aurora Flight Sciences has demonstrated an autonomous version of the UH-1H helicopter as part of the Office of Naval Research‘s Autonomous Aerial Cargo Utility System program. The Boeing subsidiary said Wednesday the AACUS-Enabled UH-1H helicopter, or AEH-1, performed multiple flights at the Marine Corps Base Quantico to verify its capacity to conduct …

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Tiag to Build Wellness & Performance Tracking Platform for Navy Sailors

Reston, Virginia-based technology services provider tiag will design and build an expanded version of its performance tracking system for the U.S. Navy. The company said Tuesday it will evolve the Warrior Performance Platform into an interactive Human Performance Self-Service Kiosk in an effort to provide sailors access to wellness and nutrition information tailored to their individual fitness goals. The HPSSK will also work to integrate with …

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Metron to Design Autonomous Tech for Navy UUVs

Metron has won a potential four-year, $33.9 million contract to help the U.S. Navy design, test and implement software to facilitate autonomous operation of unmanned undersea vehicles. The company will also design and integrate government-provided hardware to help address autonomy goals for various military missions, the Defense Department said Wednesday. Work will …

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Leidos Starts Unmanned Surface Vessel Operational Test Under DARPA Program

Leidos has begun operational testing of an autonomous demonstration vessel the company developed through the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program. The company said Tuesday it commenced at-sea tests on Sea Hunter‘s autonomy system, sensors, mission control hardware and software off the coast of San Diego in California as …

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DARPA, Navy Set 2018 Tests for Northrop’s Tern Unmanned Air System Prototype

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Navy‘s Office of Naval Research aim to commence ground-based and at-sea flight tests of a Northrop Grumman-built prototype unmanned air system in 2018 as part of the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program. DARPA said Thursday its joint Tern project with ONR seeks to utilize forward-deployed small-deck ships such as …

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General Dynamics to Develop Acoustic Path Exploitation System for Navy

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business has won an $18.9 million contract to help the U.S. Navy design and develop an acoustic path exploitation system. The Defense Department said Friday the contract covers hardware delivery, design and construction services for the Deep Reliable Acoustic Path Exploitation System dummy array. The contractor will also help the …

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