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Michael Baker International Awarded $99M IDIQ Contract to Support U.S. Navy & U.S. Marine Corps; Trudi Lim Quoted

Michael Baker International announced on Wednesday that the company has been awarded a five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract valued at $99 million to provide civil engineering services for projects at various government installations located in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW). 

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US Marines Log 1M Flight Hours With CH-53E Heavy Lift Helicopter

The U.S. Marine Corps has recorded 1 million flight hours for its CH-53E Super Stallion fleet since the heavy-lift helicopter platform, manufactured by Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky subsidiary, entered service in 1981. Marines have used the aircraft to transport personnel, vehicles and equipment during amphibious assault and long-range insertion missions. Naval Air Systems Command said Wednesday

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Thales Defense & Security Adds Gen. James L. Jones, Dr. Ray Johnson & Alan Kessler to Board of Directors; Mike Sheehan Quoted

Thales Defense & Security, Inc. announced on Tuesday that General James L. Jones, formerly of the U.S. Marine Corps., Dr. Ray Johnson and Alan Kessler have been appointed new members of Thales’ board of directors. 

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USMC Eyes Biosensing Tech to Monitor Marines’ Physiological Status, Readiness

The U.S. Marine Corps has issued a request for information on wearable devices with a biosensor as the service branch looks to customize training programs and increase the operational performance of troops, Marine Corps Times reported Tuesday. USMC wants to determine the potential of biosensing technology-equipped wristbands, chest straps, watches or T-shirts to collect and transmit physiological data as part of human performance augmentation efforts.

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Marine Corps Looks to Buy MQ-9 Reapers to Take New Missions

The U.S. Marine Corps wants to make the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial systems permanent in its inventory through President Trump’s fiscal year 2020 budget proposal, National Defense Magazine reported Friday. The service requested $117 million in funding to buy three Reapers in the coming year and additional three for fiscal year 2021.

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Charlie Mathis, EVP & CFO of SAIC, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Charlie Mathis, the chief financial officer and executive vice president for Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), with the Chairman’s Award for completing his first year as chairman of the CFO Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4x24 program.

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