Tag Archives: Coast Guard

VT Halter Marine Secures $1.7M Grant by MARAD to Modernize Shipyards; Ron Baczkowski Quoted

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VT Halter Marine, a company of ST Engineering North America, has been awarded a grant of nearly $1.7 million for a 1,250‐ton press brake by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD), the company reported on Wednesday.

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NAVAIR Awards Hughes $3.5M Follow-On Contract to Enhance Airborne Communications; Rick Lober Quoted

Hughes Network Systems has received $3.5 million follow-on contract by the U.S. Naval Air Systems (NAVAIR) to provide SATCOM systems integration for the U.S. Coast Guard on its HC-27J aircraft, the company announced on Monday

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Kevin McAleenan, Former DHS Secretary, Named as AE Industrial Operating Partner; David Rowe Quoted

AE Industrial Partners has appointed Kevin McAleenan, former acting Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, as an Operating Partner, effective immediately, to grow the company’s portfolio, AEI reported on Tuesday. He will also join the board of directors at AEI portfolio companies, Gryphon Technologies and American Pacific Corporation.

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Coast Guard Unveils IT Transformation Strategy; Adm. Karl Schultz Quoted

The U.S. Coast Guard plans to transform the way it manages data and has unveiled a strategy to pursue that goal, National Defense Magazine reported Thursday. The plan, titled the Tech Revolution Road Map, aims to have USCG's information technology updated and tailored for the modern era.

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CACI Names Former White House Chief of Operations Daniel Walsh as Corporate Strategic Advisor to Enhance Security; John Mengucci Quoted

CACI International has appointed Daniel Walsh, former White House deputy chief of Staff, as corporate strategic advisor and senior vice president to develop CACI’s strategy for expanding  the company’s national defense and homeland security business, the company reported on Wednesday.

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Lockheed Martin Receives 3rd Installment of $3B Multiyear Award from U.S. Government to To Deliver 50 C-130Js; Rod McLean Quoted

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Lockheed Martin its third multi-year award, with a total value of $3 billion, for the delivery of 50 C-130J Super Hercules, the company announced on Monday.

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Coast Guard Working on Rebuilding Hurricane-Damaged Facilities

Vice Adm. Scott Buschman, commander of the U.S. Coast Guard’s Atlantic area, has said the service is still looking to repair its facilities damaged by three hurricanes two years ago, Federal News Network reported Wednesday. Buschman noted that Coast Guard facilities in the Virgin Islands, South and North Carolina, Puerto Rico, Florida and Texas are yet to fully recover from the impact of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

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