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Employee Highlight Nov 04, 2021

The Amazing Power of Data

Cosmas Adesegha helps The GBS Group harness it all for long-term success Data. These days, the word flies around like confetti. Anyone who can collect it, compile it and help make sense of it can give any company a real and lasting competitive edge. That’s why The GBS Group is…

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Employee Highlight Oct 13, 2021

Employee Highlight: Meet Braden Gibson

GBS Senior Systems Engineer Braden Gibson was just a young software developer with a Computer Science degree when The GBS Group sent him off to work on Amtrak trains in D.C.  It wasn’t long before the work inspired a love for electrical and mechanical engineering, and touched off a GBS…

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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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Employee Highlight Aug 31, 2021

Smooth Sailing

Blake Vann leads GBS steering control system project aboard Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock ship When the U.S. Navy’s newest amphibious transport dock ship was christened in Mississippi on August 21st, you may have heard a big cheer coming out the GBS offices in Virginia Beach and Philadelphia. That’s because…

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Employee Highlight Jul 30, 2021

Employee Highlight: Meet Minu Vettihanam

GBS Rail Division’s Software Development Manager keeps the teamwork — and her kids — on track. Passionate Manager. Relationship builder. Results-driven. Awesome Leader.  Ask just about anyone at GBS about Minu Vettihanam, and the superlatives won’t stop there. So maybe it’s time you met Minu, our Software Development Manager in…

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Employee Highlight Jul 12, 2021

Employee Highlight: Meet Peter Martinez

Peter MartinezPE, 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…

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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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