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2011-05-31 17:10:00

LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A change of command ceremony for the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center will take place Friday, June 3, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Fort MacArthur parade ground in San Pedro, Calif. Lt. Gen. Ellen M. Pawlikowski will be the first female commander of the 5,000 people assigned to SMC and responsible for executing the center's $10 billion annual budget to acquire and sustain most of the nation's military space...

2011-05-18 09:00:00

TUCSON, Ariz., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Applied Energetics, Inc., (NASDAQ: AERG) today announced it has been awarded a $746 thousand Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase II contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory. The Phase I project was completed in December of 2010. The Company demonstrated in Phase I that its proprietary "Nested High Voltage" insulation geometry successfully reduces the volume required to insulate high voltages while being compatible and...

2011-03-29 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a follow-on contract to provide research operations and support services (ROSS) for the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Edwards Air Force Base (AFB), Calif. The contract has a potential value of approximately $87 million with a three-year basic period of performance and one two-year award option. Its effective date is April 1, 2011. As the incumbent...

2011-03-08 06:45:00

PASADENA, Calif., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE: JEC) announced today that it received a contract from the Air Force Research Laboratory/ Enterprise Business System Program Office (AFRL/EBSPO) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) in Dayton, Ohio. The five-year contract has an estimated value of $23 million. Under the contract, Jacobs is providing the AFRL/EBSPO with management and software lifecycle technical support for continued development and...

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2011-03-03 12:18:16

In an effort to make it easier to build inexpensive, next-generation silicon-based electro-optical chips, which allow computers to move information with light and electricity, a University of Washington photonics professor, Dr. Michael Hochberg and his research team are developing design tools and using commercial nanofabrication tools. Silicon optical chips are critical to the Air Force because of their size, weight, power, rapid cycle time, program risk reduction and the improvements they...

2011-02-24 14:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Management, Inc. (www.digitalmanagement.com), a leading IT solutions and business strategy consulting firm, announced today it has been awarded a $10 million dollar contract to support the advancement of Trusted Computing Technologies for the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The contract covers execution of a sustained, multifaceted program that combines both technology and communications strategy and execution. Under the...

2011-02-22 05:00:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp. (Pink Sheets: TRER) announces that it has elected retired four star Air Force General Gregory "Speedy" Martin to its Board of Directors. General Martin's, USAF (retired), final assignment was as the Commander, Air Force Materiel Command. In that capacity, he led nearly 80,000 personnel. Included under his command were the Air Force Research Laboratory, all Air Force Acquisition Support and Test and Evaluation...

2011-02-05 00:00:45

Experts from eight leading Department of Defense (DoD) organizations, the United Kingdom Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (U.K. DSTL) and industry partners completed an advanced laser and expendable countermeasure test Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center. Providing oversight and expendable countermeasure and laser expertise, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) partnered with Science Applications International, Corp. (SAIC) to provide logistics,...

2010-12-16 07:10:00

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AeroMech Engineering, Inc. (AME) announces the successful first flight of the Fury® 1500 Small Tactical Unmanned Aerial System (STUAS). The successful hour-and-a-half flight occurred on November 30 at Hunter Liggett Airfield. This new version of the Fury® was developed at AME's UAS facility in San Luis Obispo, California. The Fury® is operated and controlled by AME's UAS Mission...

2010-11-09 09:16:00

RESTON, Va., Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- High Performance Technologies, Inc. (HPTi), a technology services provider focused on the federal government, announced today that Curtis M. Bedke has joined the company as the Group Vice President for Science & Technology (S&T). Major General Bedke retired from the Air Force in April after 32 years of service. In his new role, Mr. Bedke will manage and develop HPTi's S&T efforts. From 2007 until his retirement, Mr. Bedke was Commander...