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  • Maryland Teen Wins MIT Prize for Geolocation Software - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Maryland Teen Wins MIT Prize for Geolocation Software

    A 17-year old Maryland resident has won top honors for his geolocation project at a Siemens-sponsored competition at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the Frederick News-Post reports. Sam Pritt won $3,000 in the math, science and technology competition for a software application that can pinpoint a photograph“™s location by mapping the horizon. Pritt told the […] More

  • Battelle Awarded $6.2M Contract For Robot“™s Battery Boxes - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Battelle Awarded $6.2M Contract For Robot“™s Battery Boxes

    The Defense Department has awarded Battelle with a $6.2 million contract to develop battery boxes for robots that handle explosive devices, according to a company statement. The contract involves development of 500 MK2 battery boxes annually, for the man transportable robotic system. The contract will be performed over a five year time span. Explosives ordnance disposal technicians use the […] More

  • Northrop's New Titus Robot Coming in December; Mike Knopp Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop's New Titus Robot Coming in December; Mike Knopp Comments

    A Northrop Grumman subsidiary has developed a new modular ground robot for manipulating objects and navigating pathways of up to 16 inches, the company announced Wednesday. Titus, made by Remotec and scheduled for delivery in December, is and the newest and smallest member of Remotec’s Andros line of unmanned ground vehicles at 135 pounds, 27 […] More

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