The KeyW Corp. of Hanover, Maryland, was awarded a $17,365,667 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency research project. Work will be performed in Hanover, with an expected completion date of April 2022. Fiscal year 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $762,102 are being obligated at time of award. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (HR001118C0085). "KeyW is passionate about securing our nation and its allies," the company said. "Our advanced engineering and technology solutions support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism communities’ missions."
Col. Joel L. Carey, USAF, has been selected for the grade of brigadier general and assigned as commanding general, Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air; and commander, 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Kabul, Afghanistan.
To support a more lethal warfighter, the service looks to industry offerings in cloud, advanced computing, artificial intelligence and machine learning, along with improved internal policies to make it all happen.
Brig. Gen. Michael J. Schmidt, USAF, has been assigned as program executive officer for command, control, communications, intelligence and networks, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition), Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.
Vice Adm. Matthew J. Kohler, USN, has been nominated for assignment as deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare, N2/N6, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations; and director of naval intelligence, Pentagon, Washington, District of Columbia.