EG&G Washington Analytical Services Center, Inc. (EG&G WASC), was awarded a new threeyear contract by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command to provide technical and program management support for the AN/SQQ-89 Surface Ship Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Combat System. Total value of the award, which significantly increases EG&G's current participation in the surface ship program, was set at $20.2 million if all options are exercised by the Navy. The first year's work is valued at $6.6 million.
(The company also supports the Navy's attack submarine program for which it received a $51.6 million contract last December.) EG&G WASC is based in Rockville, Md. It is a subsidiary of EG&G, Inc., a technologically diversified corporation headquartered in Wellesley, Mass. The EG&G WASC organization provides technical and management support to many defense- related programs, with emphasis on those being pursued by the U.S. Navy. It is primarily a research organization that seeks solutions to major defense, space exploration, environmental, and energy problems.
EG&G Sea-Link Systems of Herndon, Va., has announced the appointment of Rick Comoglio as sales engineer. Prior to joining Sea-Link, he was employed by B-K Dynamics and Alcoa Marine Corporation (Ocean Search). He brings several years of oceanrelated electronic experience to Sea-Link Systems ranging
Klüberbio EG 2 gear oil for thrusters and Klüberbio RM 2 stern tube oil now carry the European Ecolabel, signifying compliance with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) 2013 Vessel General Permit (VGP). The EU Ecolabel is a label of environmental excellence that is awarded to products and
Jack A. Garrow, vice president of public relations at Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), announced his retirement from the shipyard, effective Aug. 31. He joined the yard in 1986 after 31 years in the Navy. In accepting Mr. Garrow's retirement, Pat Phillips, president and CEO of NNS, said, "He has
be responsible for all construction and repair operations at the shipyard, as well as all construction and test engineering efforts. Mr. Phillips began his career at the shipyard in 1949 as an Apprentice School student and has worked his way up through the ranks of the shipyard. He has been manager
Coastal Iron Works, Inc. of Corpus Christi, Texas, recently announced the christening of its new steel floating drydock. The drydock is named Mr. Pat after one of the founders of the company, E.J. Patterson. The drydock is now in service. Mr. Pat is the largest drydock operating on the Gulf Coast
Samsung Shipbuilding & Heavy Industries Co., Ltd., of Korea has been awarded a newbuilding contract to construct two 95,000-dwt product/crude oil tankers for an Australian shipowner at a total value of $50 million. The contract is the second for the Korean yard obtained from Australia this year.
Responding to demands for high reliability mixing seals in aggressive high pressure environments, the Engineered Products Division of EG & G Sealol has developed a seal system with demonstrated service times of 12 to 18 months mean time between maintenance (MTBM). The system is capable of handling
Thomas L. Patterson has been promoted from vice president to president and general manager of Coastal Iron Works, Inc. of Corpus Christi, Texas. Youngest son of one of the company's founders and long-time presidents, Mr. Patterson joined Coastal in 1965, and was named secretary-treasurer in 1969
SeaBotix’ client, Pat Murphy, President of Lake Erie Diving, reported a new personal distance record for internal pipe inspection with his SeaBotix LBV300XL. “It was an internal inspection of a 48-in. (122 cm) intake pipe in Lake Michigan,” Murphy said. “The pipe was 6,140 ft. (1,872 m) in length and I did
accurately calculate properties such as heat capacity, enthalpy, entropy and Gibbs energy of reactions as a function of temperature at 298.15 degrees kelvin. The CHETAH computer program was developed originally by a group of researchers and scientists in the American Society for Testing and Materia
The nation's first commercial icebreaking research ship, the Nathaniel B. Palmer, recently began operation for the National Science Foundation (NSF) U.S. Antarctic Program. To be operated under the direction of Antarctic Support Associates (ASA), a joint venture of Holmes & Narver, Services, Inc.
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