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BAE secures DARPA software development contract

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded BAE Systems a $24 million contract to develop software that autonomously configures tactical networks for communications. The endeavor is under the Mission-Integrated Network Control (MINC) program. Data reliability and... Read More »

FirstNet expands network indoor coverage services

FirstNet Authority Board has approved an investment to expand network coverage services through small-cell technologies, which would bolster FirstNet indoor operations. The FirstNet Authority is an independent Department of Commerce National Telecommunications and Information Administration... Read More »

Northrop Grumman details IVEWS technology progression

The U.S. Air Force awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation a contract to prepare the AN/ALQ-257 Integrated Viper Electronic Warfare Suite (IVEWS) for developmental testing and hardware qualification. IVEWS utilizes ultra-wideband architecture to provide instantaneous bandwidth needed to defeat... Read More »

HII launches Virginia-class submarine New Jersey

America’s largest shipbuilder HII announced Thursday it launched the Virginia-class submarine New Jersey into the James River at the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding Division. The 7,800-ton submarine was submerged and moved by tugboats to the shipyard’s submarine pier for final... Read More »

Bechtel details VX nerve agent elimination

Engineering, construction, and project management firm Bechtel recently detailed the elimination of the last U.S. chemical weapon containing VX nerve agent. The action was executed at the Bechtel-led Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) near Richmond, Kentucky, marking... Read More »

KBR secures Army recompete task order

The U.S. Army has awarded science, technology, and engineering solutions firm KBR a $62 million, five-year recompete task order to provide conception-to-completion development, testing, engineering, and analysis services. KBR would execute duties to aid the U.S. Army Program Executive Office... Read More »

DARPA details HAWC flight test progression

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently detailed the second successful flight test of the Lockheed Martin Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). "This Lockheed Martin HAWC flight test successfully demonstrated a second design that will allow our warfighters to... Read More »