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L3Harris Allocates $100M in Accelerated Payments to Support Small Business Suppliers Through COVID-19 Challenges; William Brown, Evan Cramer Quoted

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L3Harris Technologies announced that it will contribute more than $100 million in payments to small business suppliers nationwide to support the companies that play a critical role in sustaining regional economies and ensure the nation’s security, the company reported on Friday.

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DoD, Norwegian Ministry of Defence Eye Extension of Solid Fuel Ramjet Tech Partnership

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The Department of Defense and the Norwegian Ministry of Defense plan to extend their bilateral partnership in efforts to analyze solid fuel ramjet technologies. The two entities seek to build and incorporate solid fuel ramjet capacities into high-speed prototype systems as part of the Tactical High-speed Offensive Ramjet for Extended Range program, DoD said Monday.

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Brig. Gen. Steven Whitney to Lead Space Programs in Air Force Acquisition Office

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Brig. Gen. Steven Whitney, executive director of operational support in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, has been assigned to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Air Force for Acquisition as director of space programs.

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International Space Station Demos Naval Research Lab’s Power Beaming Concept

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A NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station conducted a power beaming test with a light-emitting rectifying antenna developed by the Naval Research Laboratory. ISS crew member Jessica Meir demonstrated the potential of NRL's LEctenna technology to transform electromagnetic waves into an electric current, the lab said Monday.

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Army Taps Carnegie Mellon for Potential $70M AI R&D Contract

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The U.S. Army has awarded Carnegie Mellon University a potential five-year, $70M contract to develop a framework for innovating artificial intelligence. Army Contracting Command received one bid for the AI innovation framework R&D project via an online solicitation process, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

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