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Coast Guard, DHS Vet John Acton Joins TWD & Associates Board

John Acton, a retired U.S. Coast Guard admiral and former acting chief learning officer at the Department of Homeland Security, has joined the board of directors of McLean, Virginia-based technology services contractor TWD & Associates. TWD said Wednesday Acton previously managed DHS’ learning and development programs, department-wide policies and strategic direction. He also …

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CSRA to Feature Maritime Simulation Training Software at Defense Modeling Conference

CSRA will demonstrate its VirtualShip maritime simulation training software at the ongoing National Training and Simulation Association’s 2016 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference through Dec. 2. The company said Friday it will also hold a Maritime Training Solutions USERS Group Conference at the event. Representatives from participating companies will lead a discussion on the Defense Cyber Investigations Training …

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Huntington Ingalls-Built National Security Cutter Munro Completes Acceptance Trials

The sixth Huntington Ingalls Industries-built U.S. Coast Guard national security cutter Munro has completed acceptance trials at the Gulf of Mexico in an effort to validate the performance of the ship’s systems. Munro accomplished a full-power propulsion run during the two-day trial that tested its propulsion, electrical, damage control, anchor-handling, small boat operations and combat systems, HII …

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Cambridge to Extend O&M Support to DISA’s Puerto Rico Integrated Comms Network

Cambridge International Systems will extend its operations and maintenance services for the Defense Information Systems Agency‘s Puerto Rico Area Wideband Systems integrated network under a subcontract from Global Asset Technologies. The company said Tuesday it will work to sustain PRAWS as the system delivers DISA network services across Puerto Rico, St. Croix, …

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LabCorp Gets $66M Modification on Army Clinical Laboratory Testing Services Contract

Laboratory Corp. of America has received a one-year, $66.2 million contract modification to provide clinical reference laboratory testing services to the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and Defense Health Agency. The Army Medical Command at Fort Sam Houston in Texas is the contracting activity and will provide performance location and …

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Marine Corps Commandant Robert Neller Tours Huntington Ingalls’ Mississippi Shipyard

Gen. Robert Neller, commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps, has visited a shipyard run by Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Ingalls executives briefed Neller on the four classes of military ships the division is currently building for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard, HII said Wednesday. Neller also toured the amphibious assault …

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Erickson to Extend Government Sustainment, Provide Airlift Services in Afghanistan

Erickson has received a six-month, $29 million extension to a four-year U.S. government sustainment contract to continue both that work and airlift services. The company said Monday it will continue to provide passenger and cargo airlift services for Fluor and airlift assets and operations supports in Afghanistan. Erickson has also received a contract …

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OGSystems Hires Former NGA Source Operations Director John Goolgasian

John Goolgasian, former National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency source operations and management director, has joined OGSystems as the company aims to further its geospatial analytics offerings. Goolgasian, who was also director of the Foundation GEOINT Group in Source, will serve as an associate partner at OGSystems, the company said Tuesday. “John has had a stellar career …

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US Coast Guard, Canada’s Great Lakes Pilotage Authority to Use Saab’s KleinPilot System

The U.S. Coast Guard‘s Great Lakes pilotage division and Canada’s Great Lakes Pilotage Authority have awarded Saab separate contracts for its KleinPilot pilot management system. KleinPilot will replace the current Saab-developed pilot management system and support the two organizations plus three Great Lakes pilotage associations in the U.S., Saab said Thursday. The company added that the new …

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Huntington Ingalls Tests Fourth Coast Guard National Security Cutter; Jim French, Richard Schenk Comment

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Huntington Ingalls Industries has completed the sea tests for the U.S. Coast Guard‘s fourth national security cutter. The testing team assessed the propulsion, electrical, damage control, anchor handling, small boat operations and combat systems of the Hamilton cutter for three days, Huntington Ingalls said Friday. “It’s a team effort to …

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Jim McKinney: Huntington Ingalls, Coast Guard Aim for ‘James’ Cutter to Enter Seas in 2015

A Huntington Ingalls Industries division has begun construction of the company’s fifth national security cutter ship for the U.S. Coast Guard. Ingalls Shipbuilding plans to deliver the James cutter to the Coast Guard in 2015, Huntington Ingalls said Tuesday. “Now we look forward to completing the construction so we can take her to sea …

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