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IARPA Selects 8 Teams to Develop Portable Power Systems for Intell Community Missions; Dawson Cagle Quoted

IARPA RESILIENCE Program

The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) has awarded separate contracts to eight teams to develop systems for supplying power to electronic platforms that can support the intelligence community's demanding missions. The Robust Energy Sources for Intelligence Logistics In Extreme, Novel and Challenging Environments initiative is seeking power sources for vertical takeoff and landing unmanned aircraft and unattended devices, IARPA said Monday.

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Sev1Tech Achieves AWS Advanced Consulting Partner Status; Matt Jordan Quoted

Matt Jordan

Sev1Tech announced on Wednesday that the company has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner status in the AWS Partner Network (APN). Sev1Tech leverages the capabilities of AWS to deliver complete cloud services and a cloud management portfolio that provides agencies and enterprise customers with fast, flexible access to the cloud.

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Navy Team Triumphs in AWS’ Inter-Service Machine Learning Race

AWS DeepRacer

A U.S. Navy team won an inter-service racing competition hosted by Amazon Web Services and aimed to teach participants the basics of machine learning. Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic-led Team DeepBlueSea received the DeepRacer golden trophy after its victory against six finalists from the Navy and seven others from the Army in building the fastest ML-based autonomous race car.

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House Presents Performance Enhancement Bill, Reviews Existing IT Laws; Jay Mahanand Quoted

Jay Mahanand

Rep. Gerald Connolly, D-Va., and Rep. Jody Hice, R-Ga., have introduced a bill that aims to involve key stakeholders and resources in federal performance planning. The two introduced the Performance Enhancement Reform Act during a biannual hearing last Friday. Connolly, who chairs the House's Subcommittee on Government Operations, administered this hearing to review the implementation of three existing technology laws. 

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AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Lookout for Equipment

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of Amazon Lookout for Equipment, a new service that uses AWS-developed machine learning models to help customers perform predictive maintenance on the equipment in their facilities. With Amazon Lookout for Equipment, customers can detect equipment abnormalities with speed and precision. 

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Navy Announces Availability of AWS Secret Region for Impact Level-6 Projects

AWS Secret Region IL-6

The research and development arm of the Department of the Navy has launched an Amazon Web Services-supported cloud environment where Impact Level 6-classified information can be stored and processed. The AWS Secret Region IL-6 environment enables classified secret level workloads to be tackled through the commercial cloud.

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AWS Announces General Availability of Amazon Lookout for Metrics

Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced the general availability of Amazon Lookout for Metrics, a new fully managed service that detects anomalies in metrics and helps determine their root cause. With Amazon Lookout for Metrics, there is no up-front commitment or minimum fee, and customers pay only for the number of metrics analyzed per month. 

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AWS, Oxford University Explore Human-Machine Collaboration With AI, Cloud Tech

Artificial Intelligence

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and the University of Oxford in England have partnered to test proofs of concept for human-machine interaction in education and other research areas using artificial intelligence tools and cloud computing platforms. AWS will also collaborate with the Oxford University's mathematical, physical and life sciences division in other projects through 2022 to incorporate AI and cloud technologies. 

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BAE Systems Wins $58M Boeing Contract to Begin EPAWSS LRIP for USAF

BAE Systems

Boeing has awarded BAE Systems a $58 million contract to start Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) of the F-15 Eagle Passive Active Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS) for the U.S. Air Force. “The start of EPAWSS production marks a critical milestone and is a testament to the dedication and commitment of our industry team,” said Jerry Wohletz, vice president and general manager of Electronic Combat Solutions at BAE Systems. 

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GDIT Announces AWS Availability on milCloud 2.0 Contract; Dave Levy Quoted

Dave Levy

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) has announced the availability of Amazon Web Services (AWS) under the milCloud 2.0 contract. AWS availability will provide the Department of Defense (DoD) access to an expanded portfolio of secure cloud services. “Through this collaboration… DoD customers can access leading cloud services,” said Dave Levy, vice president of U.S. Government, Nonprofit and Healthcare at AWS and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient. 

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