The U.S. Department of Defense officially adopted a series of five ethical principles for the use of artificial intelligence.
Potential adversaries target energy and finance as they seek to undermine the United States.
Cray Inc., Seattle, Washington, was awarded a $25,480,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Department of Defense high-performance computing modernization programs. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, with an estimated completion date of August 13, 2025. Fiscal year 2020 other procurement, Army, funds in the amount of $25,480,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W912DY-20-F-0147).
Two Six Labs LLC,* Arlington, Virginia, has been awarded a $7,970,711 modification (P00008) to previously awarded contract HR0011-18-C-0134 for additional in-scope work under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency research project. Work will be performed in Arlington, Virginia, with an expected completion date of September 2022. Fiscal year 2020 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $850,108 is being obligated at time of award. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity. *Small Business
The Space and Missile Systems Center has transferred its fifth Advanced Extremely High Frequency satellite to the new Space Operations Command.
The Department of the Army Management Office-Cyber is now the DAMO-Strategic Operations and encompasses electronic warfare, signals intelligence, mission command, fires and space for joint all-domain operations.
The ability to integrate operations across all warfare domains increases in precedence.
DISA and NSA to introduce new cyber capabilities in the coming years.
The ability to meet changing capabilities and doctrines highlights the multibillion award.
Department officials request $705 billion for fiscal year 2021.
Experts teach how to exploit intelligence data effectively.
Over the next six months, the DHS Science and Technology Directorate will assess prototypical wildfire sensor technologies from four companies.
U.S. Space Command lays out its approach to defensive and offensive cyber capabilities.
Students improve cybersecurity capabilities through Capture the Flag events.
The service is currently conducting risk reduction assessments for enterprise-as-a-service investment meant to modernize.
Engineers and biologists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have developed a 3D “brain-on-a-chip” device capable of recording the neural activity of living brain cell cultures.
The command is experimenting with how to employ operations across all domains.
Navy and Boeing demonstrate autonomous control during major exercise.
Minburn Technology Group LLC,* Great Falls, Virginia, has been awarded an $18,191,117 firm-fixed-price delivery order (SP4701-20-F-0029) against a 10-year Department of Defense Enterprise Services Initiative blanket purchase agreement (N66001-19-A-0006) and General Services Administration Federal Supply Schedule (GS-35F-309AA) for a Microsoft enterprise licensing agreement. This was a competitive acquisition with five responses received. This is a one-year delivery order with two one-year option periods.
BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services, Rockville, Maryland, is awarded a $10,536,004 modification (P00002) to a previously-awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-20-C-0003). This modification exercises an option to provide engineering and technical services for integrated communications and information systems radio communications for Navy ships, in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center, Webster Outlying Field, to support the integrated communications and information systems radio communications. Work will be performed in St.