Tag Archives: National Nuclear Security Administration

Bechtel Lands $605M Navy Contract for Nuclear Propulsion Components

Bechtel’s plant machinery division has won a potential $605 million contract to continue to provide nuclear propulsion components for the U.S. Navy. The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract under the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, the Defense Department said Friday. That initiative by the National Nuclear Security Administration aims to …

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Jill Hruby to Head Sandia Nat’l Labs; Rick Ambrose Comments

Jill Hruby has been appointed to succeed Paul Hommert as director of Sandia National Laboratories and as president of Sandia Corp. in a move that will take effect July 17, the Albuquerque Journal reported Monday. Sandia, a Lockheed Martin subsidiary, runs the federally-funded research and development lab for the National Nuclear Security Administration. “Jill has the right combination …

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Peter Ungaro: Cray to Build Supercomputer for U.S. Nuclear Stewardship Program

The National Nuclear Security Administration has awarded Cray a $174 million contract to build a computing technology for managing the security and safety of U.S.’ nuclear weapons stockpile. NNSA said Thursday the Trinity system is intended to support computing and simulation activities at the Los Alamos, Sandia and Lawrence Livermore …

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Bechtel-Led Consortium Takes Mgmt Responsibility for Y-12, Pantex National Security Sites

A Bechtel-led team has taken over the responsibility for the management and operations of two national security facilities in Tennessee and Texas under a potential 10-year contract with the National Nuclear Security Administration. Consolidated Nuclear Security LLC will oversee the operations of the Oak Ridge, Tennessee-based Y-12 National Security Complex and …

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DOE Grants Lockheed 2-Year Sandia Labs Management Extension Ahead of Competition

The Energy Department will award Lockheed Martin a two-year extension to continue managing the Sandia National Laboratories as DOE prepares to hold a full-and-open competition, Albuquerque Business First reported Monday.  Dan Mayfield writes that the extension also contains an option for a third year. Lockheed has managed Sandia for nearly two decades …

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Contractor Team Gets Green Light to Assume Responsibility of 2 Nuclear Security Facilities; Jim Haynes Comments

A consortium of contractors will resume transitioning the management and operations of two nuclear security facilities under authorization from the National Nuclear Security Administration. Consolidated Nuclear Security said Thursday it will assume responsibility over the Pantex Plant and Y-12 National Security Complex after the Government Accountability Office and NNSA confirmed a five-year contract awarded …

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Bechtel Division to Build Navy Nuclear Propulsion Tech for $197M

A division of Bechtel has been awarded a $197, 571, 818 modification to produce nuclear propulsion components for the U.S. Navy. Bechtel Plant Machinery will receive $167, 183, 261 in fiscal year 2014 contract funds at the time of award from the Navy and no funds will expire at the end of the …

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Thomas D’Agostino Joins Fluor as Govt Group Strategic Planning, Development SVP

Thomas D’Agostino, former administrator of the National Nuclear Security Administration, has joined Fluor Corp.’s (NYSE: FLR) government group as senior vice president of strategic planning and development. The 36-year government service veteran retired from NNSA in January after six years as its chief, Fluor said Thursday. News of his appointment comes in …

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Helios Wins DOE Contract to Develop Nuclear Agency’s Human Capital Systems

The Energy Department has awarded Helios a contract to develop a human capital planning model and implement a human resources information system for the National Nuclear Security Administration. It is Helios’ first federal government contract win as a subcontractor. Helios’ work will help NNSA, which manages and secures the U.S.’ …

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