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DOD Tests Counter-sUAS Systems From Three Companies; Neil Thurgood Quoted

Lt. Gen. Neil Thurgood Army

Boeing's Aurora Flight Sciences subsidiary, XTEND and ELTA North America participated in a Department of Defense-led demonstration initiative for technologies designed to counter enemy's small unmanned aircraft systems. The U.S. Army said Wednesday its Rapid Capabilities and Critical Technologies Office worked with the Air Force and the Joint Counter-sUAS Office to host tests at Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona from April 5 to 9.

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Army OKs Northrop’s Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure System for Full-Rate Production

Common IR Countermeasure System

Northrop Grumman has achieved certification from the U.S. Army that declares the company's Common Infrared Countermeasure technology as operationally suitable and clears the system for full-rate production. Northrop said Monday that the go-ahead for CIRCM's full production comes after six months of initial operational test and evaluation work involving simulated scenarios for threat detection and termination.

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SAIC Wins $830M Contract for Army Aviation Systems Engineering Services; Bob Genter Quoted

Bob Genter Sector President SAIC

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) has secured a potential 66-month, $830 million contract to continue to deliver hardware in-the-loop (HWIL) aviation systems engineering services to the Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Aviation and Missile Center (DEVCOM AvMC), Software, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Integration (S3I) Directorate.

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Novetta Appoints Todd Massengill as Emerging Tech VP; Tiffanny Gates Quoted

Todd Massengill VP

Novetta has named Todd Massengill as vice president of emerging technologies within the company's Information Exploitation Division to lead strategic and operational initiatives. “We're excited to have a veteran with Todd's experience running the Emerging Technologies team,“ said Tiffanny Gates, Novetta president and CEO and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient.

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Octo Wins Spot on Army Visual Augmentation System Contract; Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Mehul Sanghani CEO Octo

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.

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Robotic Research Joins Persistent Systems' Wave Relay Ecosystem; Jeffrey Washington Quoted

Jeffrey Washington Director Persistent Systems

Persistent Systems has announced that Robotic Research joined the Wave Relay Ecosystem, an industry alliance of sensor and unmanned system companies that leverage the former's Wave Relay mobile ad hoc network. "The aim of the Wave Relay Ecosystem is to deliver the warfighter a truly unified battlefield network," said Jeffrey Washington, director of business development at Persistent Systems.

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Jacobs Secures $101M Army Task Order for Critical Network Support Services; Jennifer Richmond Quoted

Jennifer Richmond SVP Jacobs

Jacobs has been awarded a five-year, $101 million task order for IT support services of critical networks by the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), Ground Intelligence Support Activity (GISA) and Enterprise Transport (GET). “This significant contract builds on our longstanding partnership with the U.S. Army,“ said Jennifer Richmond, senior vice president for advancing national security at Jacobs. 

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David Mann Named PredaSAR VP of Strategy, Army Systems, Defense Programs; Marc Bell Quoted

David Mann VP PredaSAR

PredaSAR Corporation has appointed David Mann, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, as vice president of strategy, Army systems and defense programs tasked to support Army, Department of Defense and other government customers. “We are excited to welcome Lt. Gen. Mann, another trusted and highly respected senior leader to join our growing company,“ said PredaSAR Executive Chairman Marc Bell

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Vertosoft & DataRobot Win OTA to Advance Federal Financial Transactions; Chet Hayes Quoted

Chet Hayes, CTO of Vertosoft

Vertosoft and DataRobot have been awarded an Other Transaction Authority (OTA) by the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to support the Army's Office of Financial Operations and Information and the Office of the Secretary of Defense's (OSD) Comptroller to resolve financial and accounting errors without human intervention. DataRobot will integrate its enterprise AI platform with Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software to categorize unmatched transactions.

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Radiance Technologies Names Kacey Clark as Marketing Director; Cindy Santy Quoted

Kacey Clark Director of Marketing Radiance Technologies

Radiance Technologies has appointed Kacey Clark as the company's director of Marketing, Communications and Brand Engagement to advance corporate marketing and communication efforts, the company announced Thursday. "His data-driven marketing approach and experience in brand positioning make him a perfect fit for this moment at Radiance," said Cindy Santy.

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