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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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GBS Group News Jun 28, 2021

The GBS Group receives an Award from VT Halter Marine, Inc to provide an Integrated Bridge System for the Oceanographic Survey Ship (T-AGS 67)

The GBS Group announced today that they have received a Firm Fixed Price contract from VT Halter Marine, Inc to design, construct and commission an Integrated Bridge System (IBS) for the Oceanographic Survey Ship (T-AGS 67) which VT Halter Marine will construct for the Military Sealift Command (MSC). “This is…

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GBS Group News Jun 09, 2021

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 a full groom of the steering and navigation control systems was performed aboard…

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GBS Group News Jun 09, 2021

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 President, was honored to represent and accept the award on…

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GBS Group News Jun 09, 2021

Contract awarded to GBS for onboard tech assistance

GBS to provide assistance including engineering evaluations, equipment checks, installation, analysis, and more. The GBS Group was recently awarded a prime contract supporting Mid Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center (MARMC) Codes 282 (Navigation and IC) and 285 (Surface Search Radar Branch).   On 15 May 2020, MARMC awarded The GBS Group…

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GBS Group News Jun 09, 2021

GBS Excels in Maritime capabilities

GBS awarded two contracts that involve mechanical, electrical, and structural engineering  by Ocean Ships Inc., and Crowley. The GBS Group was awarded two contracts in 2020 to conduct an Outyear Engineering Requirements Assessment (OERA) on two different platforms.  The first was awarded by Ocean Ships Inc. on July 14, 2020…

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GBS Group News Jun 09, 2021

Turnkey Upgrade to Electronic Chart Display

Display and Information system Upgrade Completed Onboard the USNS Bob Hope and the USNS Brittin. U.S. Marine Management, Inc (USMMI) a part of Maersk Lines Limited has awarded a contract to The GBS Group in January 2021 to provide a complete turnkey upgrade to the Electronic Chart Display and Information…

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GBS Group News Jun 09, 2021

GBS signs agreement to be a premium reseller for NG Sperry Marine

Longtime experts in Marine navigation systems partner with GBS for radar, navigation, steering control and related products and solutions. (Virginia Beach, VA) – The GBS Group, a systems integration, software development and technical services firm has signed an agreement to be a Premium Reseller for Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine for…

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