The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has given Accenture Federal Services (AFS) a potential ten-year, $7.5 billion, Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI) award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract award on Monday.Read More »
The Department of Energy has invested $80M in 42 projects that will support studies on advanced vehicle technologies for the U.S. transportation system.
The department said Wednesday investing in modern transportation systems will help provide low-cost mobility options, boost domestic energy security and U.S. economic growth and reduce dependence on imported critical materials.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for the Electrolytic Cation Exchange Module‘s seawater carbon and hydrogen extraction process developed by the Naval Research Laboratory’s material science and technology division. NRL researchers designed E-CEM to extract carbon dioxide and hydrogen gas, materials needed to produce synthetic liquid hydrocarbon fuels, the U.S. Navy …Read More »
Manufacturing in the U.S. under President Barack Obama has continued to progress in terms of job availability and investments in public-private partnerships, the White House said Friday. National Economic Council Director Jeffrey Zients wrote that several factors have affected the “revitalization” of the manufacturing industry such as POTUS’ National Network for …Read More »
The Transportation Department has selected seven finalists a $40 million national contest to develop programs to address mobility, environmental and safety problems through the integration of technology and data-based approaches. All finalistsin the Smart City Challenge will receive $100,000 each to aid in the development of new ideas that would be judged on the …Read More »
The Social Security Administration is preparing to open its new data center after nearly two years of work, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jason Miller writes that network infrastructure upgrades have been a large focus of SSA as the agency works on making technology improvements throughout the agency. “We didn’t …Read More »
The Army wants ideas from industry on how to develop reconnaissance systems to help warfighters detect and avert threats from drones, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Thursday. John Keller writes the service’s Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center at Redstone Arsenal, Ala. is conducting market research into counter …Read More »
The U.S. Army‘s command and control and weapons platform programs will be most impacted by sequestration if it pushes through, a Deltek analyst says. Alex Rossino, a principal research analyst, estimates the Army could lost $954 million in fiscal year 2013 funds for the research, development, test and evaluation budget. …Read More »