DoD Awards Four Grants for Manufacturing Engineering Education Support

DoD Awards Four Grants for Manufacturing Engineering Education Support - top government contractors - best government contracting eventBattelle Education, Clemson University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the National Center for Defense Manufacturing and Machining have received grants with a combined total of $5.7M under a Defense Department engineering education effort.

The recipients will use the funds to administer educational programs in the manufacturing engineering area under the three-year Manufacturing Engineering Education Program, the DoD said Monday.

Battelle Education will focus on high school level programs while Clemson University will offer instructional materials for students in high school through graduate school.

MIT will administer a 15-month apprenticeship program to help students join the manufacturing workforce.

Lastly, the NCDMM will provide virtual courses on additive manufacturing and associated topics to widen the coverage of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ certification programs.

You may also be interested in...

CloudBees

Air Force Taps CloudBees to Support Software Development, Implementation Efforts

CloudBees will help the goverment with its adoption of DevSecOps capabilities as part of the U.S. Air Force's Small Business Innovative Research Phase 1 contract award. Michael Wright, director of public sector at CloudBees, said the company's Software Delivery Automation offering is designed to provide the Air Force, Department of Defense and other agencies with assistance in developing and implementing secure software.

US Army MITS

CAE-Pinnacle JV to Update Army Watercraft Training Systems

A joint venture between CAE USA and Pinaccle Solutions has received a delivery order to update a suite of systems used to train U.S. Army personnel in watercraft operations. Xebec Government Services will refresh expeditionary fast transport, vessel defense and full mission bridge simulator configurations in the service branch's Maritime Integrated Training System, CAE said Tuesday.

Perspecta

Perspecta to Help Marine Corps Further Build Cyber Capability

Perspecta has secured a two-year, $17.9 million task order from the Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific to develop, test, integrate and maintain software for Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command. The company said Wednesday the cyber tool development award is meant to help MARFORCYBER augment the command's operational performance in cyberspace.