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Employee Highlight: Meet Peter Martinez

Meet Peter Martinez PE, VP, Rail & Transportation Division Manager Peter Martinez is The GBS Group’s longest-tenured employee. And as you might imagine, he understands our company’s unique strengths and capabilities as well as anyone. Since joining GBS in 2007 Pete has been relied upon to manage and execute people and projects – big and […]

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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

The GBS Group expands its footprint within NSWCPD and within the Navy. The GBS Group was awarded two contracts supporting Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Detachment (NSWCPD) Codes 427 and 531.   On 19 September 2019, NSWCPD awarded The GBS Group an $8.13M contract over 5 years to support Code 427 covering engineering, technical, programmatic, […]

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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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