Tag Archives: Maintenance

Akima Logistics Services Secures $365M IDIQ Contract from USAF to Provide Logistics Support; Scott Rauer Quoted

Scott Rauer

Akima has announced that its subsidiary, Akima Logistics Services, has been awarded a potential ten-year, $365 million indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide C-21 aircraft contractor logistics support services at a variety of Air Force bases globally, the company reported on Tuesday

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Day & Zimmermann Acquire Minnotte Contracting Corporation to Expand Union Staffing, Project Management; Michael McMahon, Dave Minnotte Quoted

Day & Zimmermann has acquired Minnotte Contracting Corporation, a Pittsburgh-based union mechanical contractor and construction company, to expand its union staffing and project management capabilities, Day & Zimmermann announced on Thursday

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Governor Ron DeSantis Funds $4.8M Infrastructure Upgrades at Pensacola Airport; Tom Vecchiolla Quoted

Ron DeSantis, Florida Governor, has funded the last $4.8  million installment to expand the Pensacola Airport, including modernizing infrastructure, adding three hangers, a warehouse and offices, the governor reported on Wednesday

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Mars Recconnaissance Orbiter Spacecraft Enters Flash Memory Maintenance

A multipurpose spacecraft designed by Lockheed Martin to study and monitor Mars' surface has entered a hiatus on Feb. 17 to allow engineers in performing long-distance maintenance efforts from Earth. The team is updating the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter's battery parameters as well as planetary position cables within the flash memory, NASA said Tuesday.

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Parsons Receives Contract Extension from CIRNAC for Giant Mine Remediation; Jon Moretta Quoted

Parsons Corporation has received a two-year, cost plus, fixed fee contract extension from Public Services and Procurement Canada, on behalf of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC), the company announced on Wednesday.

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DoD OIG Audit Confirms Department’s Implementation of 3D Printing Tech

The Department of Defense's inspector general office found in an audit that DoD has implemented policy on additive manufacturing across the Defense Logistics Agency and the four service branches. At least 81 military facilities have used AM or 3D printing to manufacture a variety of tools to address the absence of phased out parts, reduce maintenance hours and improve existing system components, DoD Office of the Inspector General said Monday.

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James Geurts: Navy Creates Deputy Assistant Secretary for Sustainment Position

James Geurts, assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition, announced the establishment of a new deputy assistant secretary role to help the service branch develop policies to support the execution of its sustainment mission, the Navy website reported Friday.

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Hanscom AFB Teams Build New Tools to Improve F-35 Maintenance

Software developers from Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts traveled to Nellis AFB in Nevada to introduce new apps to help airmen speed up maintenance of the service’s new F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Maintainers at Nellis AFB explored the new Autonomous Logistics Information System that tracks scheduled and unscheduled maintenance issues on specific aircraft and an entire fleet, the Air Force said Tuesday

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