• SRI International on Oct. 25 won a $7 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. The “cost-plus-fixed-fee contract,” which will run through September 2016, sets SRI to work on the Broad Operational Language Technology Program. The objective is to “creat[e] technology capable of translating multiple foreign languages in all genres, retriev[e] information from the translated material and enabl[e] bilingual communication via speech or text.” The language work, which includes “Arabic dialect components,” will be completed in 12 locations, three of which are overseas.
• Lockheed Martin Corp.’s Aeronautical Systems was awarded an almost $519 million contract modification on Oct. 21 by the Air Force. The modification is on an existing contract “for the C-5 Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program.”
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