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General Atomics’ Electromagnetic Systems Business to Expand in Mississippi

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business unit will expand its existing facilities in Shannon, Mississippi under a $20 million project. The Mississippi Development Authority said Wednesday the expansion will create 48 jobs; address demands for airborne, maritime and ground-based military lasers; and meet increased fabrication needs. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will add 128,000 square …

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General Atomics to Help Sustain USS Ford Aircraft Launch, Arresting Gear System

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has received a delivery order for spare parts needed to sustain a U.S. Navy carrier’s Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System and Advanced Arresting Gear system. The company said Monday GA-EMS will support the USS Gerald R. Ford AAG ground-based facility at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey. GA-EMS will also …

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QTS Deploys Cloud-Based Unemployment Insurance System; David McOmber Comments

QTS Realty Trust has deployed a cloud-based platform designed to help states process and deliver unemployment insurance benefits and comply with the Labor Department’s requirement to develop practices that seek to reduce costs in the workforce system. The unemployment insurance and single state tax system complies with the Federal Risk and …

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Vencore to Conduct Oceanography R&D for Navy

Vencore has won a potential five-year, $22.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy to conduct a research and development project that will focus on ocean dynamics and prediction oceanography. The service branch received multiple offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract through a broad agency announcement from the Naval Research Laboratory and obligated $741,951 in working …

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Patriot Shipping to Transport USS Fitzgerald to HII Facility in Mississippi

The U.S. Navy has awarded Patriot Shipping a $3.1 million firm-fixed-price contract to transport the damaged guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald to Pascagoula, Mississippi, for repairs. The company will heavy-lift the ship from Yokosuka, Japan, to Pascagoula to undergo repairs by Huntington Ingalls Industries, the Navy said Friday. USS Fitzgerald suffered damages as a …

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Navy Uses Esri’s Analytics Platform for Unmanned System Info Gathering

The U.S. Navy‘s Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command has used Esri‘s mapping and analytics platform with unmanned maritime vehicles in an effort to optimize information gathering ahead of ocean and near-shore operations. Esri said Thursday NMOC conducted the Unmanned System Operational Demonstration in Gulfport, Mississippi from May 30 to June 1 in a push to show how location …

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Huntington Ingalls Picks 28 Gulf Coast Schools to Receive STEM Grants; Edmond Hughes Comments

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Huntington Ingalls Industries has provided more than $100,000 in total funds to help finance science, technology, engineering and math projects of 28 schools and educational groups in Alabama and Mississippi. The funds were awarded through a STEM grant program managed by HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding division, the company said Tuesday. “Ingalls is proud to provide STEM grants to …

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Raytheon Eyes T-100 Production Facility in Mississippi for Air Force Trainer Jet Program; Rick Yuse Comments

Raytheon plans to set up a facility in Meridian, Mississippi, to produce a training aircraft should the U.S. Air Force select the company’s bid for the Advanced Pilot Training program. Raytheon said Monday it has teamed up with Leonardo-Finmeccanica, CAE‘s U.S. arm and Honeywell’s aerospace business to propose the T-100 Integrated …

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NIST to Fund Organizations in 11 States to Operate Manufacturing Centers

The Commerce Department‘s National Institute of Standards and Technology has begun the fourth round of competitions for cooperative funding agreement opportunities for Manufacturing Extension Partnership centers across 11 states. NIST said Thursday it will provide a potential $60 million to fund organizations in Delaware, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, South Carolina and …

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