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Three GBS Federal Division Employees Travel to Japan

GBS employees contracted by the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division traveled to perform major control system migration. In early November, three of our Federal Division employees contracted by NSWCPD, traveled to Japan to perform a major control system migration. The Engineering Control System consoles and controllers received hardware and software updates, as well as […]

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GBS awarded Naval contract

12.6M contract to support Naval need for increased cyber knowledge and system solutions In April 2020, GBS was awarded a $12.6M, 5-year contract for its Federal Division to provide engineering and programmatic support to Code 531 at Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia (NSWCPD). As warfare and technology evolve the requirements to have a  strong cyber […]

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GBS Awarded the ESGR Patriot Award

GBS awarded for extraordinary support of employees serving in the National Guard or Reserves. The GBS Group has been acknowledged by the Pennsylvania Committee for Employee Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), a Department of Defense office for our support as an employer of National Guard or Reservists.  James DiTaranto, GBS Federal Division Vice […]

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Replacing Speed Log electronics aboard USNS

Ship Speed Log Retrofit: GBS replaced an obsolete speed log system with a more modern NG Sperry unit In early 2020, GBS completed a retrofit of the speed log on a USNS vessel.  The retrofit consisted of replacing the speed log electronics (i.e. Control Display Unit, Pre- Amp and Electronics Unit) of the existing  Speed Log to […]

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The GBS Group selects Jim DiTaranto VP, Navy Engineering Division, Philadelphia PA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  (Virginia Beach, VA) The GBS Group announced today the selection of  Mr. Jim DiTaranto, VP, Navy Engineering Division, Philadelphia, PA.  “Jim brings an impeccable reputation and decades of engineering and program expertise to GBS” said Bob Golden, CEO.  “He is uniquely suited to lead our Philadelphia Division supporting the Navy’s premier ship […]

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The GBS Group and Northrup Grumman Sperry Marine sign Navigation Systems Re-Seller Agreement

For Immediate Release (Virginia Beach, VA) – The GBS Group, a systems integration, software development and technical services firm has signed an Agreement as Authorized Reseller of Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine Radar, Navigation, Steering Control and related products and solutions. “As an authorized Sperry Marine re-seller, The GBS Group will market, sell, integrate and support […]

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Lascar components used in NOAA Fairweather project

Established in 2006, The GBS Group is a full-service engineering firm based in Virginia Beach, USA, specialising in full system integrations for multiple customers in the commercial and government maritime, rail and transportation industries. The company’s Maritime Division comprises an expert staff of marine, controls & automation, and navigation engineers. In 2018 GBS was commissioned […]

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NSWC Philadelphia Mentored Teams Compete in FIRST Robotics World Championship

Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) engineers and mathematicians mentored high school teams that competed in the FIRST Robotics World Championship in Detroit, April 25 through 28. The FIRST Robotics program provides students hands-on Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) experience, while also providing NSWCPD mentors an opportunity to share their love of science […]

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The GBS Group awarded USCG contract for 27 Ship Navigation & Steering Control Modernization

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (November, 2017) (Virginia Beach, VA) – The US Coast Guard has awarded The GBS Group a prime contract to design, test, and install a replacement Navigation & Steering Control system for their 210 ft. and 270 ft. Medium Endurance Cutters (WMEC) located across the United States. The contract is valued at over […]

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SmartRail World Interview: 5 Minutes With… Bob Golden, CEO of The GBS Group

Below is a featured interview Bob Golden, The GBS Group’s CEO, gave to SmartRail World content writer Dave Songer. Read the whole interview here: https://www.smartrailworld.com/5-minutes-with-bob-golden-ceo-gbs-group The GBS Group provides technical services and products for mission-critical assets on commercial, government and industrial clients across the transport, defense, federal, maritime and telecoms industries at locations as diverse as passenger […]

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