Christine Thropp

Utility Works JV Secures $70M Navy Contract for Utility Engineering, Management Services

U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has awarded a five-year, $70 million contract to Utility Works joint venture for utility engineering and management services in support of Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command, which provides Department of Defense agencies, unified commands and the Navy and Marine Corps with facilities engineering and acquisition support.

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DARPA Spearheads Off-Earth Construction Program for Large Space Systems

DARPA

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has launched an in-space manufacturing program that seeks to develop materials for large space and lunar structures and has announced a Feb. 26 webinar for interested proposers. The Novel Orbital and Moon Manufacturing, Materials and Mass-efficient Design program is aimed at enabling construction on orbit and on the lunar surface in response to payload size limitations.

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