Tag Archives: NOAA

Vencore Lands Potential $113M Contract to Support NOAA Satellite Operations; Mac Curtis Comments

Vencore has received a potential $113 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to perform systems engineering services in support of environmental satellites. The company said Thursday it will work with NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service to sustain legacy systems and support transition to future ground systems for new …

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Orbital ATK Picks EaglePicher to Supply Battery System for NOAA Polar Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3o, 2017 — EaglePicher has been chosen by Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) to produce a battery system with GS Yuasa Lithium Power-manufactured lithium-ion cells for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System-2, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. EaglePicher said Thursday it will integrate Li-ion battery platforms used on Orbital …

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NOAA Releases 1st Image From Harris-Built Camera on Lockheed’s GOES-16 Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 25, 2017 — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released the first image captured by a Harris-built (NYSE: HRS) digital camera onboard the Lockheed Martin-produced (NYSE: LMT) Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-16, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The weather satellite’s Advanced Baseline Imager took a picture of the Earth’s western hemisphere …

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Weekly Roundup November 21 – November 23, 2016: L-3 Squeezes Buy in Before Rate Hike

November 21 – November 23, 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Interest rates are all but certain to go up in December and one large defense contractor has seemingly gotten ahead of the game to make one more big buy …

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ASRC Federal to Support NOAA Satellite Operations Facility in Alaska; Mark Gray Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 22, 2016 — The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration has awarded an ASRC Federal business unit a potential five-year, $35 million contract to provide engineering support for the agency’s Alaska-based satellite operations facility, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. ASRC Federal Technical Services will provide operations and maintenance services to the facility as …

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General Atomics, Partner to Assess Infrasound Tech as Tornado Detection Method

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2016 — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded a grant to a General Atomics business unit to study and assess infrasound technology as a method to detect tornadoes, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will partner with the University of Alabama in Huntsville to …

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Former CSRA Exec David Rhodes Joins MCR Federal as Civil Programs VP

MCR Federal has appointed Dave Rhodes, former industry general manager for non-health civil agencies at CSRA (NYSE: CSRA), as vice president of civil programs. MCR said Tuesday that Rhodes will manage the company’s operational support to civilian agencies and lead its civil portfolio expansion efforts. “Dave has a long history of providing world-class …

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Orbital ATK Wraps Up Preliminary Design Review on 3 NOAA Polar Satellites

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has concluded the four-day preliminary design review on three Joint Polar Satellite System spacecraft in collaboration with NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday it reviewed the design of JPSS-2,  JPSS-3 and JPSS-4 at a facility in Arizona to move …

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ASRC Federal Subsidiary to Support NOAA Environmental Satellite Info Service; Mark Gray Comments

ASRC Federal‘s ASTS subsidiary has landed a potential $42 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide engineering and mission operations support services for NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service. The company said Wednesday the contract covers real-time systems engineering support work to aid NOAA’s missions as the agency transitions its operations …

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CACI Wins Potential $446M Air Force Satellite Control Net Consolidation Contract

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has won a potential seven-year, $445, 900, 944 contract that consolidates maintenance services for the U.S. Air Force‘s main Satellite Control Network into a single purchasing mechanism in an effort to reduce the service branch’s operation and sustainment costs. A Monday contracting notice on FedBizOpps says the Consolidated Air Force Satellite Control …

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