Brenda Marie Rivers

Hexagon US Federal Wins $61M Navy Ruggedized Hardware Supply Contract; Tammer Olibah and Chris Bellios Interviewed

Hexagon US Federal has won a potential $60.9 million contract to supply ruggedized hardware for installation on multiple U.S. Navy ship classes The company will deliver the commercial hardware systems to support modernization programs at the Navy Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division, the Defense Department announced June 12th. The Navy received two offers for …

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AWS Expands Cloud Contract Center for Public Sector Organizations

Amazon Web Services has expanded its web-based center that works to help public sector entities find and procure multiple cloud service offerings. AWS said Tuesday the Public Sector Contract Center contains a database of contract vehicles through which the company’s partners offer services to federal, state, local, education and international government organizations. The platform …

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General Atomics to Provide Marine Corps Additional UAS ISR Support

The U.S. Navy has awarded a General Atomics affiliate a potential $39.6 million contract to provide additional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support to U.S. Marine Corps through the use of unmanned air systems. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will use its MQ-9 Reaper to assist USMC’s Task Force Southwest in surge support operations under the “undefinitized” …

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Huntington Ingalls Division Starts USS Boise Submarine Overhaul Project

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A Huntington Ingalls Industries division has commenced work to overhaul the USS Boise attack submarine as part of a contract with the U.S. Navy. The company said Monday its Newport News Shipbuilding business will maintain and repair the Los Angeles-class submarine pierside that arrived Monday at a shipyard in Virginia before the craft’s transfer to a …

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Telephonics to Supply Radar Tech for Coast Guard Surveillance Aircraft

Griffon‘s Telephonics subsidiary has landed a $31.8 million contract to equip the U.S. Coast Guard's maritime surveillance aircraft with a multimode radar technology. USCG selected the APS-143C(V)3 radar to help HC-27J Spartan operators search, detect and track targets, Telephonics said Thursday. The system features inverse synthetic aperture radar, weather avoidance, synthetic aperture radar and search-and-rescue transponder beacon …

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Harris Provides Sensor for Japanese Greenhouse Gas-Monitoring Satellite

Harris has developed an environmental-monitoring sensor to be installed in a Japanese government satellite that will work to study greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. The Greenhouse Gases Observing Satellite-2 that Mitsubishi Electric is building for the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency will be launched in the country's 2018 fiscal year, Harris said Wednesday. …

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Gulf Coast Authority Selects Parsons for Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrade Projects; Mike Johnson Comments

The Gulf Coast Authority has contracted Parsons to update pipelines at a wastewater treatment plant located in Bayport, Texas. The company said Monday it will oversee the design and construction of an overflow pipeline and incorporate constructability guidelines to maintain continuous facility operations throughout the project. GCA asked Parsons to also manage engineering …

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Northrop Lands $62M Navy Maritime Surveillance Demonstrator Support Contract

Northrop Grumman has received a one-year, $61.7 million contract to help the U.S. Navy maintain, engineer and operate unmanned aircraft systems designed for maritime use. The company will aim to ensure the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance – Demonstrator system is ready for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, the Defense Department said …

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Ballard Subsidiary Receives UAV Propulsion Tech Order

A Ballard Power Systems subsidiary has received orders from the U.S. Navy to supply fuel cell propulsion systems to power unmanned aerial vehicle or drone platforms. Protonex will provide a variant of the 600-watt PEM propulsion technology for the Naval Research Laboratory-designed Hybrid Tiger UAV, Ballard said Tuesday. Deliveries are scheduled to occur this year. NRL is …

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Air Force Taps Design Knowledge for Cyber, Infrastructure Security Research Contract

Design Knowledge Co. has received a potential seven-year, $24.9 million contract to conduct applied and advanced research efforts under the U.S. Air Force‘s Innovative Cyber/Infrastructure Threat Assessment Environment Mission Assurance program. The program seeks to advance evaluation and assurance of microelectronic components, assurance test and verification methods, situational awareness for mission assurance and …

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