Tag Archives: NOAA

NOAA, Orsted Wind Power Announce Data Sharing Agreement

NOAA

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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Three Industry Associations Call for Continued Funding for Space Commerce Office

Satellite

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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AWS Federal VP Dave Levy Receives Fourth Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Dave Levy Federal VP AWS

Dave Levy, vice president of Amazon Web Services' (AWS) federal business, has received his fourth consecutive Wash100 Award as a part of Executive Mosaic's class of 2021 recipients for continuing focus on cloud efforts, cyber and driving the development of emerging technology capabilities across the federal sector. Visit GovConWire to read Dave Levy's full 2021 Wash100 Award profile.

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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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AT&T Secures $311M NOAA Task Order to Modernize Network; Chris Smith Quoted

Chris Smith

AT&T has been awarded a ten-year, $311 million task order from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to deliver modern networking capabilities and advanced technologies. "This task order award is testimony to our capability to deliver robust and reliable services at scale and manage them end-to-end to help government agencies like NOAA improve mission fulfillment," said Chris Smith, vice president of civilian and shared services at AT&T Public Sector and FirstNet.

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