Octo has partnered with QinetiQ on the RS3 92 Situational Awareness and Augmented Reality Technologies contract to deliver machine learning (ML) and deep learning capabilities in support of the U.S. Army’s Integrated Visual Augmentation System program (IVAS). “Winning contracts like IVAS is part of our focus on emerging technologies as a means of helping the government leverage these newly available solutions to maximize mission effectiveness,” said Mehul Sanghani, CEO of Octo.Read More »
QinetiQ and subcontractor Pratt Miller Defense have shipped a new hybrid-electric unmanned ground combat vehicle to the U.S. Army for use in a 2022 manned-unmanned teaming experiment. The Robotic Combat Vehicle – Light UGCV uses technology from both companies to perform with flexibility and no payload restrictions, QinetiQ said Wednesday.Read More »
Suzan Zimmerman, president and CEO of Strategic Capture Group, has been appointed to the advisory board of cybersecurity company Sepio Systems, ExecutiveBiz has learned. Her 29-year industry career includes senior vice president roles at CACI International, Science Applications International Corp. and QinetiQ North America.Read More »
Persistent Systems has established a new alliance of unmanned systems and sensor companies to provide the military with more connected devices on the battlefield.
QinetiQ North America has secured a contract from the U.S. Navy‘s Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division, to demonstrate a sonar technology meant to aid underwater navigation. The company said Thursday it aims to showcase the performance of the DOLPHIN underwater acoustic technology that seeks to address the nadir gap seen in current sidescan sonars. …Read More »
John “Jerry” McGinn, former principal deputy director at the Defense Department‘s office of manufacturing and industrial base policy, has joined the George Mason School of Business as executive director for its Government Contracting Initiative. The school said McGinn will work with George Mason University’s faculty members to develop GovCon-related courses for undergraduate and …Read More »
QinetiQ‘s North American segment has completed negotiations under a contract that General Atomics awarded in 2017 for control hardware and software. The equipment will function to control the electromagnetic aircraft launch system and advanced arresting gear of CVN 80 or the future USS Enterprise, the third U.S. Navy Ford-class aircraft carrier, the company said Monday. The …Read More »