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Siemens Government Technologies Receives Extended Energy Savings Performance Contracts; Tina Dolph Quoted

Siemens Government Technologies Receives Extended Energy Savings Performance Contracts; Tina Dolph Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Siemens Government Technologies will resume its energy conservation and infrastructure modernization work at two of the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center's facilities under two separate contracts worth a total of $60.8M. The company said Tuesday it will help the Corpus Christi Army Depot in Texas to modernize its balancing …

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Army Tests Sikorsky-DARPA Autonomous Flight System on Modified Commercial Helicopter

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The U.S. Army has demonstrated an autonomous and optionally-piloted technology that Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky subsidiary developed with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency through DARPA’s Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System program. Lockheed said Monday Army pilots tested the Sikorsky Autonomy Research Aircraft — a modified version of the S-76B commercial helicopter — and onboard …

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AWS Briefing Paper Highlights Potential of Cloud Tech to Address Urban Challenges

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The Amazon Web Services Institute has published a document that outlines the possible advantages of using cloud computing platforms and services to manage public services and infrastructure in urban locations. AWS said Monday the 15-page briefing paper, titled “How Technology Helps Cities Become Sustainable and Inclusive,“ informs city leaders about how …

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Dennis Muilenburg: Boeing, Air Force Coordinate in Final Certification Work for KC-46 Tanker

Dennis Muilenburg: Boeing, Air Force Coordinate in Final Certification Work for KC-46 Tanker - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg has said the company is coordinating with the U.S. Air Force to secure the final delivery requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, Defense News reported Saturday. Muilenburg said during a third-quarter earnings call that Boeing continuously works toward the final certification of the refueling and transport …

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NASA Completes ASPIRE Experiments, Selects Mars Mission Parachute

NASA Completes ASPIRE Experiments, Selects Mars Mission Parachute - top government contractors - best government contracting event

NASA has certified the use of a 180-pound parachute for its Mars 2020 mission after completing a series of tests under the Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment program. Using mission planning, engineering and field operations services from Northrop Grumman, JPL tested two different parachutes and selected the one used …

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