Posts from GovCon Daily 09/28/2016

Boeing & Harris Partner to Build New Military Aircraft Avionics Tech; Ed Zoiss Comments

Boeing and Harris have partnered to develop new avionics technology in an effort to support current and future types of military aircraft during aviators’ missions. Harris said Wednesday the companies will build core mission processing architectures that will work to manage multiple aircraft functions such as as communications, sensors, navigation and displays…
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NIST Seeks Impact Studies on Federal Tech Transfer Programs

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Journal of Technology Transfer have launched a new prize challenge that seeks participants to develop impact studies on technology transferred from federal laboratories…
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Lockheed Demos Marlin, Vector Hawk Unmanned Vehicles at Navy Tech Exercise

Lockheed Martin demonstrated its two unmanned vehicles at the U.S. Navy’s Annual Navy Technology Exercise held in August at Narragansett Bay in Rhode Island. Both Vector Hawk and Marlin vehicles worked together with Submaran to perform situational awareness functions through transmission of operational status data to the ground control station during the ANTX event, Lockheed said Wednesday…
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IRS Chooses Contractors for Outstanding Federal Tax Debt Collection Program

The Internal Revenue Service has selected CBE Group, Conserve, Performant and Pioneer to help the agency carry out an outstanding federal tax debt collection program authorized in December and scheduled to start in Spring 2017…
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D-Wave Systems to Demo Quantum Computing System at Inaugural Conference in New Mexico

D-Wave Systems will unveil additional details of its latest quantum computing platform that features a new 2000-qubit processor at an inaugural users group conference Wednesday and Thursday in Santa Fe, New Mexico…
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NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Completes Space Launch System Test Stand; Scott Chartier Comments

Workers at the NASA Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama have completed construction of a test stand for the Space Launch System in support of preparations for the space agency’s Journey to Mars mission…
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Artis to Install, Evaluate Active Protection System on Army Fighting Vehicle

Artis has secured a potential $32 million contract to integrate and characterize a  company-built active protection system onto a fighting vehicle of the U.S. Army. The company said Wednesday it aims to demonstrate the performance of the Iron Curtain APS in multiple scenarios under the first phase of the contract…
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NASA Engineers Seek to Carry Laboratory-based Instruments Into Space Through New Satellite System

A team of NASA engineers has developed a pressurized satellite platform designed to bring off-the-shelf, laboratory-based instruments into space. Engineer Joe Burt led the group at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center to build the Capsulation Satellite designed to carry approximately 661 pounds of instrument payloads into space, NASA said Tuesday…
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Paul Anninos Joins Abt Associates as VP & Business Development Director for US Arm

Paul Anninos, formerly REI Systems‘ vice president for business development and marketing, has joined Abt Associates as the new VP and director of business development for its U.S. operations…
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NeoSystems Launches Business Health Diagnostic Survey for GovCon Companies

Managed services provider NeoSystems has launched a free diagnostic survey that is designed to help government contractors evaluate their business systems and operational health. Tysons Corner, Virginia-based NeoSystems said Tuesday the company’s GovCon personnel developed the GovCon Business Systems Diagnostic Survey that will provide diagnostic grades and advice…
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