Gentex Corp., Simpson, Pennsylvania, was a awarded a $95,000,000 maximum, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract (H92403-19-D-0004) for the purchase of SOF personal equipment advance requirements (SPEAR) coxswain helmet systems, in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) procurement division. Fiscal year 2019 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $150,000 are being obligated at time of award. This is a five-year contract with a two-year option period.
The $100,000 contest is especially looking for nontraditional partners to submit solutions.
The federal government's use of facial recognition and other technologies must be scrutinized, some lawmakers assert.
Digital platforms give users access to advanced commercial computing tools, which can improve readiness.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Chantilly, Virginia, has been awarded a $92,905,016 ceiling increase and option modification (P00027) to previously awarded FA4600-14-D-0004 for systems engineering, management, and sustainment supporting weather-related missions; increasing the ceiling of the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and providing for the establishment of options to increase the ordering period by six months. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $392,905,016 from $300,000,000.
The intelligence agency continues to turn to the private sector for help solving complex problems.
The Earth's magnetic field may have nothing to hide if 10 National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency innovation awards bear fruit.
Raytheon, El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $47,676,543 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for next generation application specific integrated circuit Preliminary Design Review (PDR). This contract provides for the design, develop and test of modernized Global Positioning System receivers that are intended for future military applications to the PDR level. Work will be performed in El Segundo, California, and is expected to be completed by December 2020. The award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.
The Joint Chief makes the case for robust tools to defend the nation.
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Social media is a tool that can provide both positive and negative impacts. These include national security implications.
Chenega MIOS (military, intelligence and operations support) has been awarded the AFCEA Trendsetter Award.
With budget resources so tight, we no longer can afford to invest in capabilities that are not successfully deployed.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, known as DARPA, is looking to automatically include defense mechanisms into the design of microchips.
The NSF is investing in research institutes designed to advance quantum technologies.
As semiconductor manufacturers aim to produce devices at the 5-nanometer node, the ability to find tiny defects created inadvertently during the fabrication process becomes harder.
Researchers suggest mini machines could serve medical purposes such as gathering data on the brain or the spinal column.
The fight to secure microelectronic chips is becoming as basic as the chip itself.
From a military standpoint, the base architecture of Swedish TV could help evolve our networks to handle next-generation requirements for higher-level data streams and keep larger data sets further downstream to provide more data for operational awareness in a complex battlespace.
The nation is persisting with its disinformation tactics, focusing on Western democracies.