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Naval Research Office Selects Decisive Analytics Corp to Create Multi-Modal Data System

The Office of Naval Research has awarded Decisive Analytics Corp. a $1.5 million contract to develop a system that will work to carry out analytics functions and utilize disparate, multi-modal data to support warfighters and decision-makers. The SEMantic Powered Event Reasoning system works to tag, identify and provide users information through an …

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Andrew Merkle to Lead Research & Exploratory Devt Mission Area at Johns Hopkins APL

Andrew Merkle, a 16-year veteran of the Johns Hopkins University’s Applied Physics Laboratory, has been named mission area executive for research and exploratory development at APL. He began his career at APL as an engineer within the technical services department and later moved to the national security department, where he helped establish the lab’s Biomechanics and …

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CTC Unveils New Strategy to Help Navy Address Aluminum Sensitization in Ship Structures

Concurrent Technologies Corp. has launched a new strategy designed to help the U.S. Navy address sensitization that results in corrosion cracking of 5xxx series aluminum alloys used in ship construction. Rob Mason, a principal materials scientist at CTC, introduced the strategy at the American Society of Naval Engineers-hosted Fleet Maintenance and …

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MellingMedical Offers Kerecis Fish Skin Wound Treatment Product Via Federal Supply Schedule

MellingMedical will offer Kerecis‘ fish-skin-based wound treatment product to the Department of Veterans Affairs through the Federal Supply Schedule contract vehicle. The Kerecis Omega3 Wound product works to utilize patented fish-skin-based material for skin grafting and tissue repair operations among military veteran patients, Kerecis said Friday. The company noted that minimally processed fish skin retains natural elements such as Omega3 polyunsaturated fatty acids …

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Leidos Demos Unmanned Anti-Sub Vessel for DARPA Program

Leidos has conducted a series of initial performance trials on an autonomous vehicle it is developing for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program. Leidos said Monday its 132-foot trimaran Sea Hunter either met or exceeded speed, maneuverability, stability, seakeeping, acceleration/deceleration and fuel consumption performance requirements under the two-year DARPA …

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BAE to Help Navy Design, Build Airborne Reconnaissance Tech for Buried Threats Detection

A BAE Systems subsidiary has secured a potential $12.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to develop a soil-penetrating airborne reconnaissance prototype for threat assessment and neutralization. The Defense Department said Wednesday the cost-reimbursement contract has a base value of $9.5 million over two years and work could extend through December 28, 2020 if all …

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Battelle, Halyard Health to Work on Conformal Cover for Severly Injured Limbs

The Office of Naval Research has awarded Battelle and Halyard Health with a $14.4 million four-year contract to create a conformal cover to help lessen damage and tissue loss on traumatic injuries. Battelle’s Protective Oxygenating Wrap for Enhanced Recovery is a portable device designed to suppress microbe proliferation and deliver oxygen to maintain tissue health and …

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ONR Provides More Funds for CTC Virtual Pre-Deployment Training Program; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corporation‘s contract with the Office of Naval Research to develop a virtual, avatar-based, pre-deployment training program for the U.S. Marine Corps has reached $1.1 million in value with the award of an additional $200,000. CTC will provide its Virtual Human Terrain Scenario Training program, which is designed to generate virtual avatars as role players …

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Northrop Taps Moog to Build Flight Control System for DARPA/ONR UAS Program

Moog has been awarded a subcontract by Northrop Grumman to manufacture a flight control actuation system for the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node program jointly run by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Office of Naval Research. Moog said Wednesday the contract requires initial delivery of flight control actuators, actuator-control …

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Decisive Analytics, Progeny Land ISR Data Processing Tech Contracts With Navy

Progeny Systems and Decisive Analytics have received separate contracts from the Office of Naval Research to help build tools for synchronization of the U.S. Navy‘s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes ONR awarded $2.3 million to Decisive Analytics and $2.1 million to Progeny under the Exchange …

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