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Engineering Sector Vet Al Weggeman to Join Training System Provider InVeris as CEO

InVeris

Al Weggeman, a professional with over two decades of engineering and manufacturing sector experience, has been appointed CEO of weapons training technology maker InVeris Training Solutions. The Pine Island Capital Partners portfolio company said Tuesday that Weggeman most recently served as president of chemical detection technology manufacturer Block Engineering and he will officially assume his new role on April 5.

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NASA Teams Up With GE, Honeywell on Aircraft Power Efficiency Project

NASA STARC-ABL concept aircraft

General Electric and Honeywell will help NASA develop turbofan engine technologies as part of a research project to potentially increase the energy efficiency of core power systems for commercial transport and hybrid-electric aircraft. NASA said Friday it entered into separate agreements with the two companies to explore power extraction approaches for the Hybrid Thermally Efficient Core initiative.

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GE to Provide Propulsion Systems for Future DOT Training Ships

General Electric

General Electric's power conversion business has secured a $40M sole-source contract to provide propulsion systems for national security training ships to be used by the Department of Transportation. The company said Monday it will provide systems that would power and propel a pair of National Security Multi-Mission Vessels, which will be used to train cadets on operational vessels at sea.

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General Dynamics, GE Partner to Incorporate 3D Printing Into Combat Vehicle Parts Production

General Dynamics is working with General Electric's additive print services business to integrate a 3D printing system into the production of metal components for combat vehicle platforms. GE said Wednesday it will help General Dynamics' land systems segment to qualify, produce and conduct post processing and inspection of 3D-printed vehicle parts under the partnership agreement. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Leonardo DRS Hands Over 100th Naval Destroyer Gas Turbine Platform to GE

Leonardo DRS has manufactured and delivered to General Electric a gas turbine package built for an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer of the U.S. Navy. The GE-designed LM2500 platform is intended for installation on the USS Louis H. Wilson Jr. (DDG 126), Leonardo DRS said Monday. Jamie McMullin, senior director of naval power systems group at …

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