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  • SandboxAQ Books Air Force Quantum Tech R&D Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SandboxAQ Books Air Force Quantum Tech R&D Contract

    Software as service startup SandboxAQ has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to mature quantum sensor technology intended for navigation use in mission areas where global positioning systems can be interrupted. The Direct-to-Phase-II Small Business Innovation Research award from USAF will support research and development efforts for the quantum navigation system, SandboxAQ said Monday. USAF and […] More

  • Battelle’s Lou Von Thaer on R&D, Innovation & Emerging Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Battelle’s Lou Von Thaer on R&D, Innovation & Emerging Tech

    As research and development gains traction and funding across the federal government, organizations are taking a closer look at the R&D model and identifying where improvements need to be made.  Battelle is one such organization exploring how it can inject a new sense of speed and innovation into the traditional R&D pipeline. 2023 Wash100 Award winner […] More

  • Saab Receives Navy Contract for Target Recognition, Sensor R&D - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Saab Receives Navy Contract for Target Recognition, Sensor R&D

    Saab has won a potential $13.2 million contract from the U.S. Navy to advance warfighters’ threat and situational understanding through networked-online machine intelligence. Work under the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract includes research and development efforts focused on autonomous sensor resource management as well as automatic target recognition, the Department of Defense said. The contractor will also aim […] More

  • Sabre to Continue Advanced Antenna System R&D Under $74M Air Force Award - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Sabre to Continue Advanced Antenna System R&D Under $74M Air Force Award

    Sabre Systems will research, develop, evaluate and field advanced radio frequency platforms under a phase three Small Business Innovative Research award from the Air Force Research Laboratory. The company said the contract is worth $73.5 million over a five-year period and covers efforts to ensure the manufacturability and capability of a high-frequency antenna system Sabre […] More

  • Leidos Books Air Force R&D Contract for Prototype Electronic Warfare Systems - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leidos Books Air Force R&D Contract for Prototype Electronic Warfare Systems

    Leidos will conduct studies in support of the development and demonstration of electro-optic sensing defensive electronic warfare prototype under a four-year, $39.18 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Air Force. The Department of Defense said research is focused on integrated threat warning systems as well as multi-spectral test and developmental risk reduction methodologies. Leidos will […] More

  • Air Force Research Lab Taps Battelle for Microelectronics Security Tech R&D - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Air Force Research Lab Taps Battelle for Microelectronics Security Tech R&D

    The Air Force Research Laboratory has awarded Battelle a $49.1 million contract to study existing and future microelectronic systems that may be reverse-engineered by U.S. adversaries. Battelle will carry out applied research and development work as part of the Microelectronics Security and Embedded System Assurance program, the Department of Defense said Thursday. The Columbus, Ohio-based […] More

  • Alka Bhave of Riverside Research Reveals Top Challenge of Fielding Warfighter Capabilities - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Alka Bhave of Riverside Research Reveals Top Challenge of Fielding Warfighter Capabilities

    In the government contracting world, organizations can face roadblocks in pushing a technology from the research, development and prototyping phases out to the field. This “valley of death,” as it’s often referred to in GovCon, represents a culmination of challenges associated with funding, time, momentum and other bureaucratic hurdles.  Of these issues, the most difficult […] More

  • DOD Updates Online Portal for Defense Innovation Opportunities; Jen Bird Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DOD Updates Online Portal for Defense Innovation Opportunities; Jen Bird Quoted

    The Department of Defense has rolled out updates on its “one-stop-shop” website for visitors from industry and academia to learn how their organizations can help DOD innovate. The Innovation Pathways site is designed with three sections meant to help businesses, students and educational institutions and DOD personnel view information about opportunities to work with defense […] More

  • Microsoft to Provide Cloud Capabilities for NOAA's Environmental R&D Efforts; Rick Wagner Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Microsoft to Provide Cloud Capabilities for NOAA’s Environmental R&D Efforts; Rick Wagner Quoted

    Microsoft has signed an agreement with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide cloud computing capabilities in support of NOAA’s environmental research and development efforts. The company will integrate cloud computing capabilities into a range of collaborative R&D efforts aimed at advancing the agency’s climate, weather and ocean prediction initiatives, NOAA said Wednesday.  Under […] More

  • Booz Allen Lands Air Force Contract for Platform Cognitive Capability R&D - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Booz Allen Lands Air Force Contract for Platform Cognitive Capability R&D

    Booz Allen Hamilton will conduct research and development work related to platform cognitive capability under a $14.7 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Air Force.  The company will look into the application of artificial intelligence, machine learning and data processing to help the mentioned capability and next mission reprogramming, the Department of Defense said Friday.  […] More

  • 12 Projects Receive DOE Funding for Used Nuclear Fuel Recycling Effort - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    12 Projects Receive DOE Funding for Used Nuclear Fuel Recycling Effort

    The Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy has given $38 million in funding to 12 projects focused on developing technologies to recycle fuel generated from nuclear power reactors. The proposals include separating used nuclear fuel components to reduce waste, developing safeguards for recycling facilities, and creating fuel feedstock, ARPA-E said Friday. Argonne National Laboratory […] More

  • IARPA Picks 4 Teams for Radiation Exposure Detection Research - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    IARPA Picks 4 Teams for Radiation Exposure Detection Research

    The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity has selected four teams for a new program to study low-dose ionizing radiation exposure and develop new methods and technologies for detecting it. Teams led by Arete Associates, Ohio State University, Signature Science and the University of Washington were awarded contracts to research the physical impact of low-dose radiation […] More

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