Tag Archives: r&d

Applied Research Associates Gets Army Contract for Synthetic Training Environment

Applied Research Associates has received a U.S. Army contract to conduct research and develop prototypes for the service branch’s future simulation platform. The Synthetic Training Environment will be designed to provide training applicable to ground, underground, sea, air and space domains, the company said Wednesday. Research and development efforts for the STE …

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United Technologies to Add 35,000 Jobs; Invest $15B in R&D Through 2022

United Technologies has announced it will add 35,000 jobs and invest over $15 billion for research and development, as well as well as capital expenditures, in the United States through 2022. The company said Wednesday it also launched a new website www.utcinvestingintheusa.com aimed at highlighting UTC’s U.S. investments. These new investments are intended to …

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Air Force Taps FIU to Launch Antenna Research Center

The U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research has granted a $4.8 million award to Florida International University for the launching of a new research center dedicated to developing origami or foldable antennas. Stavros Georgakopoulos, associate professor at the university’s department of electrical and computer engineering, will serve as the leader of the Center …

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National Strategic Research Institute Lands $92M R&D Contract With Air Force

The University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute has received a $92 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide research, development and engineering services. NSRI will also conduct mission-related research efforts such as test, evaluation and systems analysis of U. S. Strategic Command-related topics, the Defense Department said Thursday. The institute will perform work …

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Rolls-Royce Opens Autonomous Ship Tech R&D Facility

Rolls-Royce has opened a facility in Finland to research and develop autonomous technology for shipping operations. The company said Thursday it aims to conduct R&D projects in the areas of autonomous navigation, land-based control and artificial intelligence at the new center. The facility includes a Remote and Autonomous Experience Space designed as a venue …

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Air Force Taps Surmet to Perform R&D on Aluminum Oxynitride Manufacturing Process

Surmet has received a $7.9 million U.S. Air Force contract to deliver research and development on the transparent advanced production process used for Aluminum Oxynitride or ALON ceramic. The Defense Department said Friday services under the small business innovation research contract aim to have ALON’s manufacturing process meet DoD requirements for transparent armor and infrared sensor windows. The Air …

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Jeff Murter: Alion to Help Army Counter CBRNE Threats Under Potential $8.3B IDIQ

Alion Science and Technology will assist the U.S. Army in efforts to research and develop weapons against chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats under a 10-year, $8.3 billion indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The company said Thursday it will vie for task or delivery orders to provide CBRNE radiological and nuclear defense systems along …

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