Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital has won more than $10 million contract from US department of defense to conduct research for a US military genetic engineering program.
“Massachusetts General Hospital of Boston, Massachusetts was awarded a cooperative agreement with a ceiling value of $11 million for research and development supporting the Safe Genes program,” the US department of defence announced Friday.
The Safe Genes program delivers biological capabilities for advanced genome editing applications, DARPA states. The work will be overseen by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency based in Arlington, Virginia.
The project has an expected completion date of April 2021, the Defense Department said.
Northrop Grumman has been awarded multiple contracts worth $73 million by the US Department of Defense to provide Battlefield Airborne Communications Nodes and radars, respectively. The first contract is to upgrade and install Battlefield Airborne Communications Nodes on the US Air Force jet-propelled EQ-4B Global Hawk autonomous airborne system for $40 million
US Air Force has started special training protocols to improve Pentagon employees' way of communicating their case when dealing with foreign weapons buyers and also to understand exactly their requirements. The move was taken in the wake of increasingly time-consuming and unsatisfying negotiations between foreign weapons buyers and US weapons sellers, and the Pentagon
The Pentagon has awarded Canadian firm Canadian Commercial Corp. with a $49 million contract to provide Military Sealift Command Situational Awareness System program Electro-Optics Sensor system (MSC-EOS)
Lockheed Martin Corp is expected to receive approval from the US department of Defense Thursday to commence production of 200 new heavy cargo helicopters for the US Marines in a program worth $29 billion. The long-expected award for the CH-53K King Stallion will cost $87 million on average each and $105 million including spare parts and certain service contracts,@ said Colonel Hank Vanderborght, who heads the program for the Pentagon
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