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  • GE tests carbon fiber enclosure for marine gas turbine - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE tests carbon fiber enclosure for marine gas turbine

    General Electric's marine solutions business has completed a weight and noise attenuation testing between a carbon fiber-based gas turbine enclosure and steel module. GE said Monday test results showed that the lightweight composite-based module for the LM2500 marine gas turbine reduced noise by 60 percent and weight by approximately 2,500 kilograms compared with the steel enclosure. […] More

  • GE Secures $92M Navy F/A-18 Engine Supply Contract Option - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE Secures $92M Navy F/A-18 Engine Supply Contract Option

    General Electric has received a one-year, $91.6 million contract modification to manufacture additional engines for the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18 Hornet aircraft. The Navy exercised an option for GE to supply 24 lot 22 full-rate production F414-GE-400 engines to support aircraft construction and delivery efforts, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Work will occur at various locations in Massachusetts, […] More

  • GE Awarded $85M USAF Aircraft Engine Support Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE Awarded $85M USAF Aircraft Engine Support Contract

    A General Electric business unit has received a potential 10-year, $84.9 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide F118-101 aircraft engine support for the U.S. Air Force. GE Aviation will perform work under the sole-source contract’s base period Jan. 24, 2023 at facilities in Ohio and Kansas, the Defense Department said Thursday. The contract also contains […] More

  • Kristin Morico Named AECOM EHS Mgmt Strategic Executive Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kristin Morico Named AECOM EHS Mgmt Strategic Executive Director

    Kristin Morico, former leader of global environmental programs at General Electric, has been appointed environmental health and safety management strategic executive director at AECOM‘s design and consulting services unit. AECOM said Tuesday Morico will be responsible for establishing an consulting business that will integrate the firm’s component services across different business sectors such as the provision of […] More

  • GE Delivers Gas Turbine Propulsion Tech for Navy's DDG 125 Destroyer Ship - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE Delivers Gas Turbine Propulsion Tech for Navy’s DDG 125 Destroyer Ship

    General Electric‘s marine solutions business has delivered an LM2500 marine gas turbine propulsion module built to help power the U.S. Navy‘s 75th Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer. GE said Wednesday that Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division is contracted to build the future USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125) with Flight III design upgrades. The Navy expects DDG 125 to enter the service branch’s fleet by 2023. Each […] More

  • Navy Orders GE Engine Assemblies, Electronic Control Kits - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Orders GE Engine Assemblies, Electronic Control Kits

    General Electric has received a $14.7 million order to supply LM2500+ power turbine and gas generator assemblies along with LM2500 integrated electronic control kits to the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Friday the kits will be used to modernize the service branch’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers and Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruisers. The LM2500+ gas turbine engine employs a […] More

  • UK Allocates Nearly $73M for Aerospace R&D Projects - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK Allocates Nearly $73M for Aerospace R&D Projects

    The U.K. government plans to invest nearly $73 million in seven research and development projects meant to support innovation in the British aerospace sector. The funds will be awarded through the Aerospace Technology Institute as part of the British government and industry’s commitment to invest as much as $5.3 billion in civil aerospace R&D initiatives by 2026, […] More

  • GE to Repair T64 Engine Components Under Potential $81M Navy Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE to Repair T64 Engine Components Under Potential $81M Navy Contract

    General Electric‘s aviation segment has received a one-year, $80.5 million “undefinitized” contract from the U.S. Navy to repair and replace 32 head-of-family items and other components utilized on the T64 engine. The contractor will also provide configuration management support as well as help the service branch meet delivery metrics and operate a T64 logistics management system […] More

  • Leonardo, IMP Add CAE, Rockwell Collins, GE to Cormorant Helicopter Upgrade Industry Team - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Leonardo, IMP Add CAE, Rockwell Collins, GE to Cormorant Helicopter Upgrade Industry Team

    Three companies have joined Leonardo and IMP Aerospace & Defence as part of an industry team that aims to help modernize Canada's fleet of EH101/CH-149 Cormorant helicopters designed for search-and-rescue missions. Team Cormorant is composed of Leonardo Helicopters, IMP, CAE and the Canadian businesses of Rockwell Collins and GE, Leonardo said Tuesday. The industry team also intends […] More

  • Former Honeywell Exec Pete Costa Named as Jensen Hughes' Global Operations President - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Former Honeywell Exec Pete Costa Named as Jensen Hughes’ Global Operations President

    Pete Costa, a former vice president and general manager at Honeywell‘s building solutions business, has joined Jensen Hughes as president of global operations at the Baltimore, Maryland-based fire protection systems and engineering consulting services provider. Jensen Hughes said Tuesday Costa brings more than 25 years of general management and operations experience in the fields of safety, regulatory compliance and security to his new role. He will be responsible for […] More

  • GE Awarded $74M Contract to Repair Navy Super Hornet, Growler Aircraft Engine Components - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    GE Awarded $74M Contract to Repair Navy Super Hornet, Growler Aircraft Engine Components

    General Electric has been awarded a $74 million contract to repair, replace and provide program support for engine components of the U.S. Navy‘s F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler planes. Work under the performance-based contract will occur in Jacksonville, Florida, and at various GE supplier locations through April 2017, the Defense Department said Wednesday. The Navy will allocate fiscal 2017 working […] More

  • Jim Kowalski Joins MapR Technologies as Chief Revenue Officer; Matt Mills Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Jim Kowalski Joins MapR Technologies as Chief Revenue Officer; Matt Mills Comments

    Jim Kowalski, formerly an enterprise organization lead at Marketo, has joined converged data platform provider MapR Technologies Inc. as chief revenue officer. MapR said Nov. 16 that he will be responsible for the company’s global go-to-market team that includes sales and sales engineering functions. “Jim's focus is on accelerating our top-line revenue and ability to execute, while […] More

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