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Labcon Awarded $59.3 Million U.S Government Contract to Increase Domestic Production of Pipette Tips and Tubes

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 12:07pm

The contract is for the domestic manufacturing expansion of pipette tips and tubes as a part of the supply chain for COVID-19 diagnostic testing.

Key Points: 
  • The contract is for the domestic manufacturing expansion of pipette tips and tubes as a part of the supply chain for COVID-19 diagnostic testing.
  • Labcon's pipette tips and tubes, currently in production, have directly supported researchers developing COVID-19 vaccines while the tubes provide sterile airtight vessels for storage, testing and sample transport.
  • This COVID-19 supply chain effort will allow Labcon to increase production capacity from 100 million to 236 million pipette tips per month.
  • Tube production will increase from 27 million to approximately 58 million tubes per month by October 2025.

World Light Fighter Jet Aircraft Programs Report 2021-2022 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 11:18am

The "World's 4 Leading Light Fighter Jet Aircraft Programs - 2021-2022 - Program Factsheets, Strategy Focus, Comparative SWOT Analysis, Latest Contracts & Developments and Market Outlook" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • The "World's 4 Leading Light Fighter Jet Aircraft Programs - 2021-2022 - Program Factsheets, Strategy Focus, Comparative SWOT Analysis, Latest Contracts & Developments and Market Outlook" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • The report categorizes the aircraft programs into Light jets based on their Maximum Take-Off Weight (MTOW) of less than 15,000 kg.
  • Other parts of the world, too, are accelerating & scrambling for the retirement & replacement of their Cold-war era, Soviet-origin legacy fighter jet aircraft programs with latest & next generation capabilities through fast tracked procurement of in-production aircrafts supplemented by scratch-up, domestic aircraft development programs.
  • In the U.S., the NGAD program collectively represents the efforts being made towards the development of 6th generation combat aircraft to be powered by the upcoming Adaptive Cycle Engine (ACE) program
    Against this backdrop, the report provides a detailed, comprehensive analysis on the World's 4 Leading Light Fighter Jet Aircraft Programs, including
    Comprehensive Comparative SWOT Analysis with Direct, Competing Aircraft Programs of Commensurate Size & Class
    Section - 1 World's 4 Leading Light Fighter Jet Aircraft Programs - Program Origins, Profile, Snapshot & Fact Files

Global Eco Army on a RACE against TIME to SAVE THE WORLD!

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 2:17am

Global Eco Army, Navy and Air Force needed budget to achieve these ambitious goals is $30 Billon Dollars.

Key Points: 
  • Global Eco Army, Navy and Air Force needed budget to achieve these ambitious goals is $30 Billon Dollars.
  • Global Eco Army, Navy and Air Force are proud to announce fundraising over $100,000 between tangible and intangible Financial Donations for Be An Angel Day.
  • Business Analyst and Chief Mental Health Officer for Global Eco Army Mr. Ellis Wilson Jr, VIOLINIST Susana Szakacs 813-817-5490 or e-mail: SusanaSzakacs@Yahoo.com , https://www.susanaszakacs.net/ .
  • Global Eco Army looks forward to making the next LOVE PRINT ON EARTH for a great cause in December 2021 with 7 billion people, planting 8 Billion Trees.

TMGcore Welcomes Nicolas Chaillan to the Organization as Advisor.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 4:09pm

Mr. Chaillan was most recently the Chief Software Office for the Air Force and Space Force.

Key Points: 
  • Mr. Chaillan was most recently the Chief Software Office for the Air Force and Space Force.
  • While there he was responsible for the creation of the DoD Enterprise DevSecOps Initiative which is the largest DevSecOps engagement in the world.
  • Throughout his career, Chaillan has been at the forefront of the ever-changing cyber-scape.
  • For TMGcore, Chaillan will bring his unique experience and profound knowledge of the tech landscape as a Special Advisor to the organization and help shape future technology and initiatives.

Kopin Receives $1.1 Million Order In Support of the Joint Effects Targeting System

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:30pm

Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN ), a leading developer of innovative wearable computing technologies and solutions, announced that it has received a $1.1 million order to provide eyepieces for the Joint Effects Targeting System (JETS).

Key Points: 
  • Kopin Corporation (NASDAQ: KOPN ), a leading developer of innovative wearable computing technologies and solutions, announced that it has received a $1.1 million order to provide eyepieces for the Joint Effects Targeting System (JETS).
  • The JETS Target Location Designation System (TLDS) is an Army-led, joint-interest program with the Air Force and Marine Corps.
  • The JETS system is a one-man-portable, handheld capability locator designed to rapidly acquire, and precisely locate and accurately engage targets with precision-guided munitions, and improve the effectiveness of engagement with unguided munitions.
  • This order is for Kopins low-rate initial production of this program, said Bill Maffucci, the Companys Vice President of Government Programs.

Pond and FSB begin design of first fuel cell hangar for B-21 aircraft

Thursday, October 21, 2021 - 1:00pm

The first location for the B-21 aircraft is Ellsworth Air Force Base, near Rapid City, South Dakota, currently home to the B-1 Lancer bomber.

Key Points: 
  • The first location for the B-21 aircraft is Ellsworth Air Force Base, near Rapid City, South Dakota, currently home to the B-1 Lancer bomber.
  • The $49 million, single-bay fuel cell hangar will include maintenance shops, training spaces, and administrative facilities to support fuel cell maintenance activities.
  • This new structure will connect to an adjacent hangar to share spaces between the two facilities.
  • As planners, design architects, and engineers, our team knows firsthand what it takes to design new facilities and alter existing facilities.

Granite Awarded $19 Million Runway Repair at Cannon AFB

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 10:30pm

Granite (NYSE:GVA) announced the award of a runway repair project at Cannon Air Force Base (AFB) by the Albuquerque District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

Key Points: 
  • Granite (NYSE:GVA) announced the award of a runway repair project at Cannon Air Force Base (AFB) by the Albuquerque District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
  • Located in Curry County, on New Mexicos high eastern plains, Cannon AFB is home to units of the Air Force Special Operations Command.
  • The $19 million contract is anticipated to be included in Granites fourth quarter committed and awarded projects (CAP).
  • Granites scope of work consists of a four-inch-deep mill and asphalt concrete overlay of Runway 13/31, the construction of new 25-foot shoulders along the entire 1.5-mile runway, installation of runway lighting, threshold lighting, and a counterpoise system.

Twelve Produces First Batch of E-Jet® Fuel from Carbon Dioxide Through Partnership with the U.S. Air Force

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 2:00pm

This project was supported through funding from the U.S. Air Force and produced fuel globally applicable for both commercial and military aviation.

Key Points: 
  • This project was supported through funding from the U.S. Air Force and produced fuel globally applicable for both commercial and military aviation.
  • Twelves jet fuel, produced using its carbon transformation technology in partnership with Emerging Fuels Technology , is a fossil-free fuel that offers a drop-in replacement for petrochemical-based alternatives without any changes to existing plane design or commercial regulations.
  • Creating jet fuel from CO2 enables the Air Force to increase energy independence and reduce risk in fuel logistics without compromising on fuel quality or reliability.
  • We call it carbon transformation, and it fundamentally changes how we can address climate change, reduce emissions and reverse the carbon imbalance.

Defense Health Agency issues new Authority to Operate to GlobalMed

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 10:00am

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --GlobalMed, an international provider of telehealth solutions, today announced that its industry leading virtual health platform has earned the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Authority to Operate (ATO) on the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) DHA Medical Community of Interest (Med COI) network.

Key Points: 
  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --GlobalMed, an international provider of telehealth solutions, today announced that its industry leading virtual health platform has earned the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Authority to Operate (ATO) on the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) DHA Medical Community of Interest (Med COI) network.
  • GlobalMed's virtual health solutions are the first synchronous clinical virtual health technologies awarded an ATO.
  • GlobalMed's virtual health solutions are the first synchronous clinical virtual health technologies awarded an ATO.
  • DHA selected GlobalMed for its HIPAA-compliant virtual telemedicine platform that seamlessly and securely connects healthcare professionals and patients, regardless of location.

Corvias Names Tim Toohey to Managing Director of Higher Education Portfolio

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 6:02pm

Corvias , a long-term solutions and management partner to the U.S. military and municipalities, and a leading provider of housing solutions to colleges and universities, today announced the appointment of Tim Toohey to managing director of its higher education portfolio.

Key Points: 
  • Corvias , a long-term solutions and management partner to the U.S. military and municipalities, and a leading provider of housing solutions to colleges and universities, today announced the appointment of Tim Toohey to managing director of its higher education portfolio.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20211018005854/en/
    Corvias announced the appointment of Tim Toohey to managing director of its higher education portfolio.
  • This new leadership role reflects Corvias continued commitment to elevate and invest in its higher education portfolio.
  • This new leadership role is part of Corvias continued intention to elevate and invest in its higher education business.