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Kenautics Gets DHS Funding to Develop Underwater Tracking Tech

Kenautics Inc. has secured $157,800 in funds from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Maritime Object Tracking Technology solicitation to build a tracking system for marking and monitoring objects underwater. The company proposed to repackage its handheld Diver Navigation and Imaging System into a ruggedized buoy that can be deployed from air, land or sea under harsh conditions. 

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Hexagon US Federal Wins NGA CWS Contract to Support Source Directorate Mission; Tammer Olibah Quoted

Hexagon US Federal has been awarded a five year, $15 million Cartographic Web Service (CWS) contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA). "We're proud to provide CWS as part of our NGA support as a critical element to the Source Directorate mission," said Tammer Olibah, CEO of Hexagon US Federal.

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NIST Announces New Round of SBIR Efforts; Mojdeh Bahar Quoted

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has selected 19 small businesses to develop new technologies through grants totaling over $4.4 million in value. The awardees will address various technology needs under phases one and two of the agency's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program, NIST said Thursday.

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Jacobs Wins Contract to Provide Engineering Services to LA Metro; Ron Williams Quoted

Jacobs has been awarded a contract under the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority's (Metro) solid waste, recycling and hazardous waste compliance program to provide engineering, management and design services. “Supporting LA Metro in its mission to provide leadership in sustainability within the Los Angeles region,” said Jacobs People & Places Solutions SVP West Region director Ron Williams.

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BAE Systems to Deliver Naval Guns to UK Ministry of Defense; Lena Gillström Quoted

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract, through Babcock International, to supply the U.K. Ministry of Defense with Bofors 40 Mk4 and Bofors 57 Mk3 naval guns for the ’s Type 31 general purpose frigate program.  “This contract increases the number of European nations deploying our advanced, flexible weapon systems.”

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Intel Federal Wins DoD Contract Under SHIP Program; Jim Brinker Quoted

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Intel Federal the second phase of its State-of-the-Art Heterogeneous Integration Prototype (SHIP) program that will enable federal agencies to access Intel’s state-of-the-art semiconductor packaging capabilities in Arizona and Oregon. The federal government will gain access to capabilities created by Intel’s annual research and development (R&D) and manufacturing investment.

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DARPA Awards Gryphon Task Order to Support the DRACO program; Tabitha Dodson, Pamela Braden Quoted

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Gryphon Technologies a $14 million task order to support the Demonstration Rocket for Agile Cislunar Operations (DRACO) program, the company reported on Tuesday. "Gryphon is committed to providing high-end technical solutions to our nation's most critical national security challenges," said P.J. Braden, CEO of Gryphon.

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Iron Bow Wins OMNIA Support Contract to Extend Cybersecurity Solutions; Bill Saltenberger Quoted

Iron Bow Technologies has been awarded a Region 4 Education Services Center (ESC) contract, effective Oct. 1, 2020, for cybersecurity solutions, associated products and services through OMNIA Partners, the company reported on Thursday. The contract will be available through Sept. 30, 2023, with an option to be renewed annually for an additional two years.

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DHS Taps Two Companies for Network Modeling Tech Dev’t

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded SecureLogix and Achilles Heel Technologies a total of $1.96 million in funds through Phase II of the Small Business Innovation Research program to build technologies that will support dynamic network modeling capabilities for emergency communication and risk management networks. SecureLogix will continue the development of a modeling tool that will assist 911 decision makers.

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Axon Wins Contract to Deliver Law Enforcement Technologies to CBP; Richard Coleman Quoted

Axon has secured a $13 million contract with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency (CBP) signed to deliver Axon Body 3 cameras to 3,800 border patrol agents, the company reported on Wednesday. The order was received in the third quarter of 2020 and will ship in multiple phases throughout 2020 and 2021.

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