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John Mengucci: CACI Adapts Sensor Tech to Support Western US Firefighting Missions

John Mengucci President and CEO CACI

CACI International has been selected to provide electro-optical/infrared sensors to aid firefighters in their wildfire response efforts in the western U.S. “CACI recently acquired this technology from Ascent Vision Technologies to deliver new UAS and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities to its customers,“ said John Mengucci, president and CEO of CACI and a 2020 Wash100 awardee.

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General Atomics MQ-9 UAS Aids in Northern California Firefighting Efforts

General Atomics MQ-9 UAS Aids in Northern California Firefighting Efforts - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The California Air National Guard has deployed General Atomics-built MQ-9 unmanned aircraft systems to help the state’s Department of Forestry and Fire Protection conduct mapping operations in Northern California. General Atomics said Monday MQ-9 is equipped with an intelligence and reconnaissance sensor suite that works to help firefighters on the ground obtain situational awareness …

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Paul Davis to Offer Agencies Emergency Services Under GSA Schedule 84

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Property restoration services company Paul Davis has secured a position on the General Services Administration‘s Schedule 84 contract vehicle to offer emergency services to government agencies. Paul Davis said Monday the contract will help the company’s franchise owners across U.S. to expand their businesses and services. Brad Cowan, senior vice president of business development …

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AirMap Integrates Wildfire Alert Service Into DJI Drone Geofencing System

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AirMap and DJI have partnered to add real-time wildfire alerts to the latter company’s geofencing system for unmanned aerial vehicles in an effort to help operators avoid flying UAVs near wildfire-fighting locations, HSToday reported Wednesday. Amanda Vicinanzo writes AirMap works to gather wildfire information from the U.S. Interior Department and transmits the data to DJI’s Geospatial Environment Online …

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China Buys 4 Bell Helicopter Aircraft for Parapublic Missions; Chris Jaran, Gong Wei Comment

China Buys 4 Bell Helicopter Aircraft for Parapublic Missions; Chris Jaran, Gong Wei Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event

China-based Chongqing General Aviation has purchased four Bell Helicopter-built aircraft to for parapublic missions such as search and rescue, firefighting and other disaster management efforts. Chris Jaran, managing director for Bell Helicopter in China, said Friday the two Bell 412EPI and two Bell 407GX aircraft are intended to support the Chongqing fire protection bureau. “We …

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