Tag Archives: United Kingdom

Tom D’Agostino, President of Fluor Government Group, Inducted Into 2019 Wash100 for Securing Major Contracts

Executive Mosaic is honored to name Tom D'Agostino, president of Fluor’s government group, as an inductee into the 2019 Wash100 — Executive Mosaic’s annual selection of the most influential voices in the government contracting arena — for securing multiple contracts and programs to build the company. This honor marks the first Wash100 Award for D’Agostino.

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PaSci EMC Lands $77M Air Force Contract to Supply Bomber, Transport Aircraft Egress Systems

Pacific Scientific Energetic Materials Co. has received a potential $77 million indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract to provide B-1, B-52 and C-17 egress systems to the U.S. Air Force and eight foreign military sales customers. The sole-source contract includes orders from the U.K., Australia, Canada, Qatar, Hungary, Kuwait, India and the United Arab Emirates, the Defense Department …

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Independent Review Provides Recommendations for UK Naval Shipbuilding Growth

The U.K. government has published an independent report by businessman and Anglo American Chair John Parker that provides recommendations to boost the country’s naval shipbuilding industry. Parker’s report includes a reappraisal of the U.K.’s shipbuilding efforts and will inform the country’s National Shipbuilding Strategy that will be released in 2017, the U.K. …

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Airbus DS to Continue Personal Communications Services to UK Armed Forces

Airbus‘ defense and space business will continue to provide WelComE welfare communication services to the U.K. military through August 2022 under an estimated $20.3 million contract renewal from the U.K. ministry of defense. The company said Thursday the WelComE services work to supply welfare communications across various operational environments, including satellite phones, Wi-Fi services and video …

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CAE Secures $77M in Aircraft Maintenance, Training Support Contracts; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has received contracts valued at approximately $77 million to provide flight simulation products and training services in support of military clients. The company said Thursday the awards include two contracts from Lockheed Martin and an order from L-3 Communications‘ L-3 MAS subsidiary to support the U.K.’s Military Flying Training System program and the Canadian …

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IBM, UK MoD Unveil Defense Cyber Aptitude Test Assessment Service

The U.K.’s ministry of defense and IBM have unveiled the Defense Cyber Aptitude Test assessment service during the IBM HR Summit 2016, the Recruiter reported Thursday. Recruiter writes that DCAT is designed to check a military service member’s potential to work in cyberspace-related fields by determining behavioral characteristics and testing attention to detail, numerical …

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BAE Systems’ Queen Elizabeth Carrier Specialization Center in UK Nears Completion

BAE Systems plc‘s 753,000-square-foot specialization center for Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers at Portsmouth Naval Base in the U.K. nears completion. The Queen Elizabeth Class Center of Specialization will house employees of Team Portsmouth — a partnership between the company and the U.K.’s ministry of defense, BAE said Tuesday. The team includes engineers, …

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Bechtel-Hitachi-Japan Gas JV to Build UK Nuclear Plant

Horizon Nuclear Power has chosen a joint venture of Bechtel, Japan Gas Corporation and Hitachi subsidiary Hitachi Nuclear Energy Europe to build a two-reactor nuclear power plant in the U.K. Bechtel said Friday the Menter Newydd JV will perform initial front-end engineering and construction planning for the Wylfa Newydd plant in Wales before construction starts in 2020. Wylfa Newydd will work to supply low-carbon nuclear …

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