Tag Archives: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

General Dynamics CEO Phebe Novakovic Receives Seventh Wash100 Award

Phebe Novakovic CEO General Dynamics

Phebe Novakovic, chairwoman and CEO of General Dynamics, has been named a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award for her leading company initiatives in meeting federal government requirements and helping defend national security interests. Executive Mosaic congratulates General Dynamics and Phebe Novakovic for her 2021 Wash100 Award. Visit Wash100.com to cast a vote for Phebe Novakovic. 

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NOAA, Orsted Wind Power Announce Data Sharing Agreement

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has launched a data sharing partnership with Orsted Wind Power's North American segment that will cover physical and biological information gathered from Orsted-leased waters. NOAA said Monday the wind farm developer will share data such as physical oceanography, biological communities, air quality and water currents under the memorandum of agreement.

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Dewberry, Lowe Engineers Partner for SBA’s Mentor-Protege Program

Dewberry

Professional services contractor Dewberry will collaborate with civil engineering and mapping company Lowe Engineers through a mentor-protege relationship under a program run by the Small Business Administration. Dewberry said Monday it will guide Lowe Engineers in internal business management and help the service-disabled veteran-owned small business position itself to compete for federal contracts.

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Three Industry Associations Call for Continued Funding for Space Commerce Office

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The Aerospace Industries Association, Commercial Spaceflight Federation and Satellite Industry Association have asked the Department of Commerce to continue to fund the Office of Space Commerce. “Retaining staff in the Office of Space Commerce to continue to carry out its work until a new Director is named is critical to the success of our industry on a variety of fronts,“ the three industry groups wrote in a March 9 letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo.

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Byron Bright, Government Solutions President at KBR, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth, Supporting Government, Military Customers

Byron Bright KBR

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Byron Bright, president for Government Solutions at KBR, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award, the most valued award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for his efforts to develop military technology solutions and capabilities as well as drive revenue and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for KBR. 

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Amy Gilliland, President of GDIT, Secures Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award

Amy Gilliland President GDIT

Amy Gilliland, president of General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), has received a 2021 Wash100 Award in recognition of her strong and notable leadership that helped the company secure IT modernization work with government customers. To date, Gilliland has four consecutive Wash100 awards. You can read Gilliland's full 2021 Wash100 Award profile by visiting GovCon Wire

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NOAA, NASA Kick Off Challenge for Magnetic Field Forecast Models

MagNet program

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and NASA will jointly seek out input on how forecasts can reduce the adverse effects of geomagnetic storms faced by navigation systems. The MagNet: Model the Geomagnetic Field challenge calls for new forecast models that would help the government predict magnetic field changes and produce more accurate magnetic navigation, crowdsourcing initiative partner HeroX said Tuesday.

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