HERNDON, VIRGINIA – October 12, 2021
Serco’s North American subsidiary, Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, engineering, and management services, has been awarded the new Space Fence Operations and Maintenance contract by the United States Space Force Space Operations Command (SpOC). As the prime contractor, Serco will provide 24×7 services to manage, operate, maintain, and provide logistical and general support for the Space Fence system. The Space Fence is a second-generation ground-based S-Band radar space surveillance system, strengthening U.S. space superiority through improved Space Domain Awareness (SDA). The contract has a 5-month base period plus five one-year option periods and is valued at $33 million, if all options are exercised.
To go to new places in space, or do new things, usually demands innovative technologies, and often novel materials and manufacturing techniques as well. So ESA and NASA have teamed up to support a major international conference on Advanced Manufacturing – bringing together Industry 4.0 with Space 4.0.
How to propel a spacecraft without propellant? Use electrodynamic tethers. These are long, strong conductors connecting two spacecraft. When direct current is applied to the tether, the tether exerts a force on the spacecraft, causing it to either accelerate or brake.
Lannie O’Bannion, senior vice president of Global Sales and Flight Operations at Textron Aviation and Curtis Edenfield, CEO of Thrive Aviation
LAS VEGAS (Oct. 12, 2021) – During this year’s National Business Aviation Association Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), Textron Aviation announced Las Vegas-based private aviation charter operator Thrive Aviation placed an order for three additional Cessna Citation Longitude business jets, set to deliver beginning December 2021. This order will boost Thrive’s fleet of Textron Aviation aircraft to 15, comprised of Cessna Citation Longitude, Cessna Citation Sovereign+, Cessna Citation XLS+, Cessna Citation CJ3+ and Cessna Citation M2.
- Multi-faceted Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) leverages mutual world-class service expertise between Bombardier and the world’s largest network of private aviation terminals
- Bombardier and Signature to actively promote and enhance distribution of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) in the U.S. and Europe through various channels
- Future initiatives centered around activities creating value for customers, including AOG support, hangar access and co-developed business programs
MONTREAL, Oct. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier and Signature Flight Support today announced they have signed a milestone Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) towards a multi-faceted relationship to create a suite of new services that will transform the service experience for their customers.
CHICAGO, Oct. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] announced today major program deliveries across its commercial and defense operations for the third quarter of 2021.
AkzoNobel has formalized its membership of the Responsible Mica Initiative (RMI), having been one of the founding members when it was launched in 2017.
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