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GBS Group News Apr 12, 2022

The IT Man

After 15 years, Juan Fernandez is still guiding our corporate infrastructure into the future When he was in the 6th grade, Juan Fernandez heard that the local library was offering free training on computer programming.  And that was his favorite kind of fun. So that summer, he’d walk 3 miles…

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GBS Group News Mar 25, 2022

Software Developer? Systems Engineer? Jack of all Trades?

After 13 years at GBS, you can call Bill Cuffley a real difference maker Given his long list of skills and accomplishments at GBS, you might call Bill Cuffley a “Jack of All Trades.”  You wouldn’t be wrong, even if Bill thinks “Systems Engineer” is more fitting. Bill is a…

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GBS Group News Mar 03, 2022

GBS upgraded the 88 Year old Dredge JADWIN Ladder Hoist Winch System

On 10 Mar 2020, The GBS Group was awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) that will support work assigned to the Philadelphia District (NAP) and Marine Design Center (MDC), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), for Electrical and Electronic System Support of maintenance, upgrade,…

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GBS Group News Mar 03, 2022

GBS to Upgrade the Dredge CURRITUCK’S Electrical System to Include Power Management

On 10 Feb 2022, The GBS Group was awarded a Task Order under the Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) that supports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), for Electrical and Electronic System Support of maintenance, upgrade, alteration, and retrofit of existing USACE floating plants…

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GBS Group News Mar 03, 2022

GBS Awarded New Task Order to support NSWCPD Code 50

On 10 February 2022, The GBS Group was awarded a Task Order under the NSWC Philadelphia Division Code 50 Multiple Award IDIQ Contract that was awarded in April 2021. The $3.97M Task Order enables The GBS Group to continue providing Engineering and Technical Services in support of Code 516 for…

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GBS Group News Mar 03, 2022

Another GBS Win for Navigation and Communications Integrated Bridge System with Pilot House Upgrades

On 10 January 2022, VSE Corporation awarded a contract to The GBS Group to provide a new Navigation and Communications Integrated Bridge System with additional Pilot House Upgrades on the ex-USS ROBERT G. BRADLEY (FFG 49).  VSE Corporation is under contract with the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to provide…

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GBS Group News Mar 03, 2022

USCGC MACKINAW to get new AC Drive System

On 11 June 2021, The GBS Group was awarded a contract by the U.S. Coast Guard to replace the AC Drive System for the USCGC MACKINAW (WLBB 30) Bow Thruster and Motor Generator Sets.  This work consists of the design, procurement, installation and testing of the new system to replace…

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GBS Group News Sep 10, 2021

The GBS Group Awarded Contract to Upgrade NOAA Ships Pisces and Bell Shimada

The GBS Group announced today that they have received a Firm Fixed Price contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to design, build, install, and commission a new Machinery Control System (MCS) for the Fisheries Research Ships Pisces and Bell M. Shimada.  The design work will be done…

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GBS Group News Jul 12, 2021

NSWCPD 50 MAC Contract Award for GBS Federal Division, Naval Support

On 27 April 2021, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Detachment (NSWCPD) Code 50 awarded a Multiple Award IDIQ Contract to The GBS Group. The $48.7M contract enables The GBS Group to support the US Navy across Machinery Controls, Navigation, Casualty Control, Condition-Based Maintenance, and Network Systems on all US Navy…

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GBS Group News Jul 12, 2021

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 a newer NG Sperry unit. With this approach, the transducer did…

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