Tag Archives: technology modernization

Researchers Offer Human-Robot Teaming Recommendations to Help Inform Army R&D

Human-Robot Teaming

A new report that built on a workshop sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and University of Maryland provides 31 recommendations on enabling spoken language interaction between soldiers and robots to help the U.S. Army pursue modernization in the areas of artificial intelligence and autonomy. The Next Generation Combat Vehicle is one of the Army programs expected to benefit from the report guidelines.

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GAO: DoD Should Initiate Steps to Better Understand Nature, Scope of Independent R&D Projects

Pentagon

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended that the Department of Defense perform annual reviews of independent research and development projects and determine whether to require contractors to provide additional data on IR&D projects for inclusion in its database to understand the scope and nature of such initiatives.

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Gen. James McConville: Army Exploring Basing Options for Long-Range Precision Fires in Indo-Pacific

Gen. James McConville

Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville said the service considers long-range precision fires as its top priority for modernization and is examining options for basing such weapon systems in the Indo-Pacific region in support of its deterrence strategy.

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CVP Secures BPA to Support NIH Technical Services & Programs; Anirudh Kulkarni Quoted

Anirudh Kulkarni

CVP has been awarded the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Mission Alignment (MA) Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) contract vehicle to support scientific research missions across NIH with IT programs and technical services, communications and business solutions, and cybersecurity and risk management, the company reported on Tuesday.

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GSA Partners with FDA in CoE Initiative to Strengthen Work Culture, Tech Modernization; Anil Cheriyan, Vid Desai Quoted

Anil Cheriyan

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is entering into a partnership with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as part of GSA’s Centers of Excellence (CoE) initiative, housed within GSA's Technology Transformation Services (TTS) office, the agency announced on Thursday

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Kim Herrington, DoD Acting Principal Director of Defense Pricing & Contracting, to Give Keynote Address at Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement forum on March 19th

Kim Herrington, acting principal director of defense pricing and contracting at the Department of Defense, will serve as a keynote speaker during Potomac Officers Club’s 2020 Procurement Forum on Thursday, March 19th. Register here for POC’s  2020 Procurement Forum.

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Keith Kapp Named CTO of CVP to Expand Corporate Senior-Level Division; Anirudh Kulkarni Quoted 

Customer Value Partners (CVP) has appointed Keith Kapp as chief technology officer (CTO) to expand the corporate senior-level division and lead new efforts in a variety of technology departments, the company announced on Friday

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DoD Nominee Mark Esper Cites AI as Top Modernization Priority

 

Mark Esper, the White House’s nominee for secretary of the Department of Defense and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, said artificial intelligence would be his top priority in technology modernization if he gets confirmed, FedScoop reported Tuesday. “Different people put different things as number one, for me it is AI,” Esper told lawmakers during his confirmation hearing Tuesday.

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