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Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)

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From About the Agency:

The Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) is the Department of Defense (DoD) component that works directly with Defense suppliers to help ensure that DoD, Federal, and allied government supplies and services are delivered on time, at projected cost, and meet all performance requirements. [...]

Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board

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From http://www.dnfsb.gov/index.php:

The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board is an independent federal agency established by Congress in 1988. The Board's mandate under the atomic Energy act is to provide safety oversight of the nuclear weapons complex operated by the Department of Energy (DOE). The nuclear weapons program remains a complex and hazardous operation. DOE must maintain readiness of the nuclear arsenal, dismantle surplus weapons, dispose of excess radioactive materials, clean up surplus facilities, and construct new facilities for many purposes. The constant vigilance of the Board is required to ensure that all of these activities are carried out by DOE in a manner that provides adequate protection for the public, workers, and the environment.

MIL-STD-499B - Systems Engineering

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The cover of the defining standards document states:

Superseding MIL-STD-499A 1 May 1974

However, as this standard was never officially approved and released it did not ever officially supersede: MIL-STD-499A - Engineering Management.

Defined by
Document title Sort descending Document identifier Document date File size File
MIL-STD-499B Draft 910515 - Systems Engineering MIL-STD-499B Draft 910515 1991-05-15 1.71 MB   DOWNLOAD!
MIL-STD-499B Draft 920506 - For coordination review MIL-STD-499B Draft 920506 1992-05-06 3.67 MB   DOWNLOAD!
MIL-STD-499B Draft 930824 - Joint OSD / Services / Industry Working Group - 7 Sept 93 MIL-STD-499B Draft 930824 1993-08-24 3.5 MB   DOWNLOAD!
MIL-STD-499B Draft 940506 PDF MIL-STD-499B Draft 940506 1994-05-06 410.53 KB   DOWNLOAD!
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Lockheed Martin Federal Systems

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From Wikipedia: Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego:

Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego (LMSI) is a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, in the Electronic Systems sector, located in Owego, New York, with approximately 4,000 employees. It was formerly known as Lockheed Martin Federal Systems. Originally founded as IBM Federal Systems in 1957, it was sold to Loral Corporation in 1994. Subsequently, Lockheed Martin acquired Loral's electronic systems and systems integration business in 1996.

Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego

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From Wikipedia: Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego:

Lockheed Martin Systems Integration - Owego (LMSI) is a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin, in the Electronic Systems sector, located in Owego, New York, with approximately 4,000 employees. It was formerly known as Lockheed Martin Federal Systems. Originally founded as IBM Federal Systems in 1957, it was sold to Loral Corporation in 1994. Subsequently, Lockheed Martin acquired Loral's electronic systems and systems integration business in 1996.

Lockheed Corporation

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From Wikipedia: Lockheed:

Lockheed Corporation (originally Loughead Aircraft Manufacturing Company) was an American aerospace company founded in 1912 which merged with Martin Marietta in 1995 to form Lockheed Martin.

Kapos Associates Incorporated

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From SM&A Corporation Acquires Kapos Associates, Inc.:

Strategic Step in Building SM&A's Operations Research And
War Gaming Capabilities

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SM&A Corporation
(Nasdaq: WINS), the nation's premier provider of integrated proposal
management, systems engineering and information technology solutions, today
announced that it has acquired Kapos Associates, Inc. ("KAI"). Privately
held, KAI is an operations research, war gaming and systems analysis firm that
provides management support services to senior decision-makers in government
and their counterparts in the private sector.

Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, KAI operates
field offices in San Diego, California and Norfolk, Virginia. KAI has a core
staff of 35 highly experienced personnel and, depending on the assignment,
augments its professional staff with other seasoned consultants to customize
its project teams to meet the particular skill set needed for each client
project.
KAI has a strong record of performance in a broad range of tasks
supporting cabinet-level policy makers and clients from the Office of the
Secretary of Defense, the uniformed services, the commanders-in-chief of the
combatant commands, other defense agencies, the Treasury Department, the
Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the
National Interagency Counternarcotics Institute, foreign governments and U.S.
corporations.

Marconi Electronic Systems

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From Wikipedia: Marconi Electronic Systems:

Marconi Electronic Systems (MES), or GEC-Marconi as it was until 1998, was the defence arm of The General Electric Company (GEC). It was demerged from GEC and acquired by British Aerospace (BAe) on November 30, 1999 to form BAE Systems. GEC then renamed itself Marconi plc.

MES exists today as BAE Systems Electronics Limited, a subsidiary of BAE Systems, but the assets were rearranged elsewhere within that company. MES-related businesses include BAE Systems Submarine Solutions, BVT Surface Fleet, BAE Systems Insyte and SELEX Sensors and Airborne Systems (now owned by Finmeccanica).

British Aerospace

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From Wikipedia: British Aerospace:

British Aerospace (BAe) was a UK aircraft, munitions and defence-systems manufacturer. In 1999 it purchased Marconi Electronic Systems, the defence electronics and naval shipbuilding subsidiary of the General Electric Company plc, to form BAE Systems.

BAE Systems

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From Wikipedia: BAE Systems:

BAE Systems plc is a British defence, security and aerospace company headquartered in Farnborough, Hampshire, England, that has global interests, particularly in North America through its subsidiary BAE Systems Inc. BAE is the world's second-largest defence contractor and the largest in Europe. It was formed on 30 November 1999 by the £7.7 billion merger of two British companies, Marconi Electronic Systems (MES), the defence electronics and naval shipbuilding subsidiary of the General Electric Company plc (GEC), and aircraft, munitions and naval systems manufacturer British Aerospace (BAe).

BAE is the successor to various aircraft and defence electronics companies, including The Marconi Company, the first commercial company devoted to the development and use of radio; A.V. Roe and Company, one of the world's first aircraft companies; de Havilland, manufacturer of the world's first commercial jet airliner; British Aircraft Corporation, co-manufacturer of the Concorde supersonic transport; and Supermarine, manufacturer of the Spitfire. It has increasingly disengaged from its businesses in continental Europe in favour of investing in the United States. Since its formation it has sold its shares of Airbus, EADS Astrium, AMS and Atlas Elektronik.

Airbus

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From Wikipedia: Airbus:

Airbus SAS is an aircraft manufacturing subsidiary of EADS, a European aerospace company. Based in Toulouse, France, and with significant activity across Europe, the company produces around half of the world's jet airliners.

Airbus began as a consortium of aerospace manufacturers. Consolidation of European defence and aerospace companies around the turn of the century allowed the establishment of a simplified joint stock company in 2001, owned by EADS (80%) and BAE Systems (20%). After a protracted sales process BAE sold its shareholding to EADS on 13 October 2006.

Airbus employs around 57,000 people at sixteen sites in four European Union countries: Germany, France, the United Kingdom, and Spain. Final assembly production is at Toulouse (France), Hamburg (Germany), Seville (Spain) and, since 2009, Tianjin (China). Airbus has subsidiaries in the United States, Japan and China.

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

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From http://www.darpa.mil/about.html:

DARPA is the research and development office for the U.S. Department of Defense. DARPA’s mission is to maintain technological superiority of the U.S. military and prevent technological surprise from harming our national security. We also create technological surprise for our adversaries.

DARPA funds unique and innovative research through the private sector, academic and other non-profit organizations as well as government labs.

DARPA research runs the gamut from conducting scientific investigations in a laboratory, to building full-scale prototypes of military systems. We fund research in biology, medicine, computer science, chemistry, physics, engineering, mathematics, material sciences, social sciences, neuroscience, and more.

From Wikipedia: DARPA:

Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is an agency of the United States Department of Defense responsible for the development of new technology for use by the military. DARPA has been responsible for funding the development of many technologies which have had a major effect on the world, including computer networking, as well as NLS, which was both the first hypertext system, and an important precursor to the contemporary ubiquitous graphical user interface.

Its original name was simply Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA), but it was renamed DARPA (for Defense) during March 1972, then renamed ARPA again during February 1993, and then renamed DARPA again during March 1996.

DARPA was established during 1958 (as ARPA) in response to the Soviet launching of Sputnik during 1957, with the mission of keeping U.S. military technology more sophisticated than that of the nation's potential enemies.

Boeing Company

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From Wikipedia: Boeing:

The Boeing Company is a major aerospace and defense corporation, founded by William E. Boeing in Seattle, Washington. Boeing has expanded over the years, merging with McDonnell Douglas in 1997. Its international headquarters has been in Chicago, Illinois, since 2001. Boeing is the largest global aircraft manufacturer by revenue, orders and deliveries, and the second largest aerospace and defense contractor in the world. Boeing is the largest exporter by value in the United States.

McDonnell Douglas Corporation

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From Wikipedia: McDonnell Douglas:

McDonnell Douglas was a major American aerospace manufacturer and defense contractor, producing a number of famous commercial and military aircraft. It formed from a merger of McDonnell Aircraft and Douglas Aircraft in 1967. McDonnell Douglas was based at St. Louis's Lambert International Airport, in Berkeley, Missouri, near the city of St. Louis. The McDonnell Douglas Technical Services Company (MDTSC), a subsidiary of McDonnell Douglas, was headquartered in unincorporated St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. McDonnell Douglas later merged with its rival Boeing in 1997.

Lockheed Martin

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From Wikipedia: Lockheed Martin:

Lockheed Martin is a multinational aerospace manufacturer, global security and advanced technology company formed in 1995 by the merger of Lockheed with Martin Marietta. It is headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, in the Washington Metropolitan Area. Lockheed Martin employs 146,000 people worldwide.

Lockheed Martin is the world's largest defense contractor by revenue as of 2008.[1] In 2005, 95% of Lockheed Martin's revenues came from the United States Department of Defense, other U.S. federal government agencies, and foreign military customers.