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Employee Highlight Jun 22, 2022

Can-do spirit propels GBS mechanical engineer Kurt Jarchow

The Philippine Navy ship was completely stuck on a coral reef, its 18-ton propellers and shafts badly bent. To the Philippine Navy, the ship – a former U.S. Coast Guard frigate – was more than just a ship. Its mere presence alone made it an important and valuable asset in…

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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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Employee Highlight Feb 04, 2022

Employee Highlight: Meet Ozzie Miranda

With Ozzie Miranda aboard, it’s full steam ahead on the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships When you’re a growing engineering firm serving the Navy, you can’t pass up a chance to hire a top communications electronics expert who sailed thousands of nautical miles in uniform. That’s why we reached out to…

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Employee Highlight Dec 30, 2021

Putting Organization to Work

Longtime GBS Employee Beth Haywood Delights in the Details Beth Haywood will happily tell you how passionate she is about process and organization. But all you really have to do is watch her work. Whether she’s helping streamline our company’s procurement process or tracing her family’s genealogy in her spare…

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