DOD wants industry to invest $7B in alternative energy

Army creates energy task force to solicit funds from industry for renewable-energy projects.

Booz Allen hits trifecta with $70m in AF contracts

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. has won three research and development contracts from the Air Force that have a combined total value of approximately $70 million.

Teledyne develops new missile testing technologies for DOD

A Teledyne Technologies subsidiary will provide new testing technology for the Missile Defense Agency’s Objective Simulation Framework under a five-year contract with a potential value of $595 million.

SAIC provides Navy lab with engineering, research services

Science Applications International Corp. will provide engineering and research services to the Navy under a five-year contract that could be worth more than $19 million if all options are exercised.

Contractors share $900M prize to develop the Army's smart combat vehicle

Two teams of contractors, one led by BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman and another by General Dynamics and Lockheed Martin Corp., share a $900 million contract to develop the technology for the Army's smart combat vehicle.

Raytheon to design information architecture for small satellites

Raytheon subsidiary BBN Technologies will design and integrate an information architecture for wireless small module satellites for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Northrop team helps CMS detect high-risk claims fraud

Northrop Grumman Corp. will lead a contractor team that will develop a fraud prevention system for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under a four-year task order worth $77 million.

Accenture helps Air Force design advanced decision-support services

Accenture has won a two-year, $17.2 million Air Force contract to conduct risk reduction and prototyping for advanced command and control services.

Why can't agencies track data center consolidation savings?

Federal agencies significantly trail their private sector counterparts when it comes to tracking the key metrics that determine data center consolidation savings, according to a newly released survey.

333 join Navy's Seaport-E contract

Another 333 contractors have been added to the Navy's huge IT services contract.

SRI, DARPA partner on visual system for unmanned surveillance

With funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, SRI International Inc. is leading a team to design a visual intelligence system that will usher in a new era in unmanned robotic surveillance.

QinetiQ will aid Army Aviation in developing new tools and technologies

QinetiQ North America will provide software development for the Army under a five-year contract worth a maximum of $39.8 million.

LMI extends its DOD contract awards to 8 straight years

Government consulting firm LMI will continue its assistance to the Defense Department for an eighth straight year thanks to a supply chain contract worth up to $12.3 million.

New NASA priorities open billions in new opportunities

As NASA reduces its focus on space operations, opportunities in other science and technology areas will grow.

Lockheed and NASA set sights, budget on Mars and beyond

NASA and Lockheed Martin may be able to overcome gravity, but can they overcome federal budget limitations to put a manned crew into deep space and return it safely to Earth within the next few decades?

Lockheed Martin, Carnegie Mellon open cyber lab

Lockheed Martin and Carnegie Mellon have teamed up to create cyber lab.

Northrop, UMBC spur growth of cybersecurity solutions firms

Northrop Grumman Corp. and the University of Maryland Baltimore County Research Park Corp. on April 21 officially opened the Cync Program incubator facility to attract more technology companies to develop solutions to counter cybersecurity threats.

$130M up for grabs in DOE research grants

Breakthroughs in biofuels, rare earth alternatives and solar power electronics are just some of the areas DOE will focus on.

SRA leads quintet of DOD BPA awardees

SRA International Inc. and four other contractors will vie for tasks under a newly announced Defense Department blanket purchase agreement that has an estimated value of $100 million over five years, if all options are exercised.

TASC wins $600M contract to create counter-WMD technologies

TASC Inc. will provide advisory and assistance services to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency to battle weapons of mass destruction.