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Jacobs-CDM Smith JV to Provide Disaster Response Support Under $100M FEMA Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 4, 2018 — A joint venture between Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) and CDM Smith will provide disaster response services to support the Federal Emergency Management Agency under a potential $100 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Jacobs said Thursday the joint venture will deliver public assistance recovery …

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John Heller: PAE Buys Macfadden in Humanitarian, Disaster Response Expansion Push

PAE has purchased Silver Spring, Maryland-based disaster response services provider Macfadden & Associates for an undisclosed sum. “Macfadden will expand PAE’s customer reach, building upon the relationship PAE established with [the U.S. Agency for International Development] when PAE supported their response to the Ebola outbreak in 2015,” PAE CEO John …

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Inmarsat to Supply Satcom, Volunteer Support for UK Disaster Response NGO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2017 — Inmarsat will provide satellite communications resources and manpower to support the emergency response and disaster relief programs of non-government organization Team Rubicon in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the partnership enables it to supply satcom equipment and connectivity and its employees will …

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Hughes Introduces Manpack Terminal for Portable Military, Public Safety Satcom

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 10, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems has unveiled the new HM500 ruggedized manpack terminal offering that will serve to support portable satellite communications for military and other customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the multi-band transportable terminal can be utilized in defense, public safety or disaster relief operations, …

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Inmarsat Secures UK Space Agency Grant on Satellite Applications for Community Challeges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 27, 2017 — Inmarsat will build satellite application programs for disaster relief, healthcare and sustainable fishing under a grant award from the U.K. space agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Wednesday the grant seeks to identify potential uses of satellite technology to address local community challenges in …

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AM General Awarded $428M Army Contract for M997A3 Ambulance

AM General has secured a potential six-year, $428.3 million contract to provide the Army with M997A3-configured ambulances. The service branch, Army National Guard and Army Reserve will use the ambulance for disaster relief operations across the country, the Defense Department said Friday. The M997A3 is a multi-wheeled Humvee ground vehicle that has …

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Japan Orders $332M in Ospreys for Bell Boeing Tiltrotor’s 1st Foreign Sale

Japan will purchase five Ospreys from the U.S. Navy under a $332 million contract that represents the tiltrotor aircraft’s first sale through the U.S. government’s foreign military sales program. Osprey maker Bell Boeing said Tuesday the contract also covers training resources, technical support and related equipment to Japan’s government, which intends to use the built aircraft …

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DigitalGlobe Retires Lockheed-Built IKONOS Imaging Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA May 20, 2015 — DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has retired the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) IKONOS imaging satellite after 15 years of on-orbit service, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Lockheed said Thursday IKONOS, launched in September 1999 at the Vandenberg Air Force Base, took thousands of high-resolution earth imagery throughout its lifecycle …

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