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  • Army Selects 5 Firms to Develop Automatic Rifle Prototypes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Selects 5 Firms to Develop Automatic Rifle Prototypes

    Five companies have won separate 12-month other transaction agreements to develop automatic rifle prototypes for the U.S. Army. The OTAs announced Thursday in a FedBizOpps notice will cover the development and production of a system demonstrator representative of level 6 technology and manufacturing readiness under the Next Generation Squad Automatic Rifle program. The Army seeks an NGSAR […] More

  • Pivotal to Provide Software, Services to Air Force Facilities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pivotal to Provide Software, Services to Air Force Facilities

    Pivotal Software has received a one-year, $47.54 million “other transaction” agreement to provide software and services to multiple U.S. Air Force bases. The company will also help the service branch implement a prototyped methodology across the Air Operations Center and targeting and geospatial-intelligence enterprises, the Defense Department said Thursday. Locations of work include Tyndall AFB in […] More

  • Report: Aerojet Rocketdyne, USAF Restructure Rocket Engine Devt Agreement - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Aerojet Rocketdyne, USAF Restructure Rocket Engine Devt Agreement

    Aerojet Rocketdyne and the U.S. Air Force have begun to renegotiate an agreement over the development of the company's rocket engine, SpaceNews reported Friday. The company develops the AR1 engine under a potential $115.3 million “other transaction“ agreement the service branch awarded in 2016. The service's space and missile systems center said Aerojet Rocketdyne has requested to […] More

  • SOSSEC Lands NGA GEOINT Tech Prototyping OTA - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SOSSEC Lands NGA GEOINT Tech Prototyping OTA

    The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has awarded System of Systems Security a potential $30 million “other transaction” agreement to prototype technologies that can help update the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence and Allied System for Geospatial-Intelligence. NGA said Wednesday the project aims to accelerate research and development of prototypes to address challenges facing the intelligence community. SOSSEC is a consortium […] More

  • Shield AI Chosen for Pentagon's Autonomous Tactical Airborne Prototyping Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Shield AI Chosen for Pentagon’s Autonomous Tactical Airborne Prototyping Project

    Shield AI has received a nine-month, $1 million “other transaction” agreement from the U.S. Army to develop an autonomous tactical airborne drone prototype. The Army’s Contracting Command-New Jersey awarded the OTA on behalf of  the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental and the Naval Special Warfare Command, according to a notice posted Thursday on FedBizOpps. San Diego, California-based Shield AI develops artificially intelligent robots […] More

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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Conducts AR1 Engine Preburner Tests; Eileen Drake Comments

    Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed another milestone in the company's AR1 rocket engine development program following completion of preburner tests at NASA's Stennis Space Center. The tests aimed to verify design parameters of the preburner injector built for Aerojet Rocketdyne's new engine technology, the company said Friday. Aerojet Rocketdyne announced its milestone plan for AR1 engine in 2014 […] More

  • Army Requests Info on Consortium for DoD's C4, Cyber Platform Development - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Requests Info on Consortium for DoD’s C4, Cyber Platform Development

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command has sought information on a consortium with the capability to research and develop prototypes of command, control, communications, computer and cyber platforms for the Defense Department. The service branch said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Feb. 3 the consortium will build prototypes under the “other transaction” agreement in order to reduce DoD's dependence […] More

  • Army Seeks Info on Consortium for Development of Vehicle Cyber Defense Tools - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Seeks Info on Consortium for Development of Vehicle Cyber Defense Tools

    The U.S. Army Contracting Command has issued a request for information on a consortium with the capability to research and develop prototypes of cyber platforms designed to protect vehicles from cyber attacks. The service branch said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Dec. 29 that the consortium will build prototypes in support of the Tank Automotive […] More

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