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NASA’s Kennedy Space Center Takes in Boeing-Built SLS Rocket Core Stage

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Boeing has delivered the final piece of hardware that will complete NASA’s Space Launch System rocket intended to launch Artemis I, an uncrewed mission to the moon with the Orion spacecraft. Aboard the Pegasus barge, the 212-foot-tall rocket core stage arrived at Kennedy Space Center to be stacked with the upper stage, twin rocket boosters, a launch vehicle stage adapter and Orion, the company said Thursday.

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UK Contractors Tap Jacobs for Nuclear Reactor R&D Support; Clive White Quoted

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Jacobs has secured contracts to provide technical support for U-Battery Developments and Westinghouse Electric Company U.K. The two companies are currently developing nuclear power reactors with U.K. government research funding. The nuclear laboratories of Jacobs in Warrington, U.K., will be required to perform research and development work into new technologies for advanced manufacturing qualification, the company said Wednesday.

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Jacobs, IronNet to Jointly Offer Cyber Threat Detection Tech; Caesar Nieves Quoted

Jacobs, IronNet to Jointly Offer Cyber Threat Detection Tech; Caesar Nieves Quoted - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Jacobs has partnered with IronNet Cybersecurity to collaboratively design and develop a new offering meant to help commercial and government parties detect and address stealthy cyber threats. The joint cybersecurity offering will utilize artificial intelligence and machine learning to gain awareness of both known and unknown cyber risks and bolster network security against attacks, Jacobs said Thursday.

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Jacobs Completes Purchase of 65% Stake in PA Consulting; Steve Demetriou Quoted

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Jacobs has completed a transaction with PA Consulting through which it secured a 65 percent stake in the U.K.-based management consulting company. The investment placed an enterprise value of $2.5 billion to PA Consulting and the move is expected to drive Jacobs' growth strategy as a leading technology-enabled solutions provider. The purchase was approved by PA employees and shareholders, with 99.9 percent voting in favor of the partnership.

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Dawne Hickton, Critical Mission Solutions Business EVP & COO at Jacobs, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Expanding Cyber Capabilities; Driving Company Growth

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Executive Mosaic is honored to present Dawne Hickton, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Critical Mission Solutions at Jacobs, as an inductee into the 2021 edition of the Wash100 Award for expanding the company's cybersecurity business and driving significant growth through contract awards. This marks Hickton's second consecutive Wash100 Award.

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AECOM Appoints New Chief Execs to Global Transportation, Program Management Businesses

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AECOM has appointed Jennifer Aument as chief executive of the company's global transportation segment and Drew Jeter as chief executive of its global program management business. Aument's appointment will take effect April 5 and Jeter's selection will begin on Jan. 25. "These appointments complement a diverse Executive Leadership Team advancing our Think and Act Globally strategy,'' said Troy Rudd, AECOM's CEO. 

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Jacobs to Begin Final Processing for Orion Spacecraft at Kennedy Space Center

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A Jacobs-led ground systems engineering team will prepare the Orion spacecraft for final processing and fueling as a prerequisite to rocket integration activities of an upcoming lunar flight mission. The company said Tuesday its Exploration Ground Systems team received Orion on Saturday at Florida-based Kennedy Space Center to prepare the spacecraft for NASA's Artemis program.

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Jacobs Secures Navy Contract for Waterfront Facilities Services

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Jacobs has received a five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (NAVFAC EXWC) to deliver waterfront facilities inspection and assessment services outside the contiguous U.S. (OCONUS). “We understand the critical importance of maintaining the structural integrity of the U.S. Navy's waterfront facilities,“ said Tim Byers, senior vice president and general manager of federal and environmental solutions at Jacobs.

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Jacobs Secures $101M Army Task Order for Critical Network Support Services; Jennifer Richmond Quoted

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Jacobs has been awarded a five-year, $101 million task order for IT support services of critical networks by the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), Ground Intelligence Support Activity (GISA) and Enterprise Transport (GET). “This significant contract builds on our longstanding partnership with the U.S. Army,“ said Jennifer Richmond, senior vice president for advancing national security at Jacobs. 

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Executive Spotlight: John Song & Jean Stack, Managing Directors with Baird

Jean Stack and John Song, managing directors of Baird

John Song and Jean Stack, managing directors with Baird, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the organization's recent efforts within mergers & acquisition (M&A), following the close of NuWave's acquisition of BigBear and Jacobs' recent purchase of The Buffalo Group. The two leaders also discussed current market trends, and provided insight into Baird's upcoming Government & Defense Conference.

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