marine Archive

  • From the 1 Oct 2017 Albany Herald MCLB-ALBANY — When small businesses are able to stay afloat, it is an economic win for a community. The federal government recognizes that, which is why the military is expected to do a certain level of work with small businesses. Marine Corps Logistics Command has a Small Business Office that specifically helps to coordinate those opportunities and make sure small businesses are counseled on the ins and outs of working with the Marine Corps. LOGCOM has spent more than $40 million with small businesses during the current fiscal year. The SBO partners with […]

    Marine Corps Logistics Command Meets Mission with Small Businesses

    From the 1 Oct 2017 Albany Herald MCLB-ALBANY — When small businesses are able to stay afloat, it is an economic win for a community. The federal government recognizes that, which is why the military is expected to do a certain level of work with small businesses. Marine Corps Logistics Command has a Small Business Office that specifically helps to coordinate those opportunities and make sure small businesses are counseled on the ins and outs of working with the Marine Corps. LOGCOM has spent more than $40 million with small businesses during the current fiscal year. The SBO partners with […]

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  • Original Article: Maritime-Executive EMILY, the U.S. Navy’s remote-controlled robotic lifeguard, officially known as the Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard, was recently used to rescue nearly 300 Syrian migrants from drowning off the Greek island of Lesbos. The buoy, created with support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), is capable of punching through 30-foot waves and riptides or smashing into rocks and reefs. EMILY is the successful culmination of a collaboration between ONR inventor Tony Mulligan and the Navy’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. The program provides the Navy with innovative advances in technology created […]

    NAVY SBIR Remote-Controlled Buoy Rescues Migrants

    Original Article: Maritime-Executive EMILY, the U.S. Navy’s remote-controlled robotic lifeguard, officially known as the Emergency Integrated Lifesaving Lanyard, was recently used to rescue nearly 300 Syrian migrants from drowning off the Greek island of Lesbos. The buoy, created with support from the Office of Naval Research (ONR), is capable of punching through 30-foot waves and riptides or smashing into rocks and reefs. EMILY is the successful culmination of a collaboration between ONR inventor Tony Mulligan and the Navy’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer programs. The program provides the Navy with innovative advances in technology created […]

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  • Original Article: FierceGovernmentIT The U.S. Navy is offering a $26 million five-year contract to a small business to train the Navy and Marine Corps’ cyber personnel. The Navy issued a combined solicitation for the training program, which will involve online and in-person cybersecurity training for military personnel and civilians in the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and Fleet Cyber Command, as well as the Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command. “The cyber training services acquired in this solicitation shall provide support to develop and deliver technical courses required to meet operational standards at National-level organizations providing support to cyber […]

    US Navy Offers $26M Contract to Small Business to Train Military Cyber Personnel

    Original Article: FierceGovernmentIT The U.S. Navy is offering a $26 million five-year contract to a small business to train the Navy and Marine Corps’ cyber personnel. The Navy issued a combined solicitation for the training program, which will involve online and in-person cybersecurity training for military personnel and civilians in the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and Fleet Cyber Command, as well as the Marine Corps Forces Cyberspace Command. “The cyber training services acquired in this solicitation shall provide support to develop and deliver technical courses required to meet operational standards at National-level organizations providing support to cyber […]

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  • Original Article: EurekAlert To maintain the technological superiority of the American warfighter–and build partnerships with small businesses–the Office of Naval Research (ONR) joined entrepreneurs, start-ups and already established companies last week at the 27th annual Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event at the San Diego Convention Center. Rick ONeil, ONR’s executive director of acquisitions management, was a featured speaker at Gold Coast, sharing valuable tips on how to do business with the command, which includes the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). “This was my first time attending the Navy Gold Coast and it was a spectacular event,” said ONeil. “It […]

    ONR: Big Opportunities for Small Business at Navy Gold Coast

    Original Article: EurekAlert To maintain the technological superiority of the American warfighter–and build partnerships with small businesses–the Office of Naval Research (ONR) joined entrepreneurs, start-ups and already established companies last week at the 27th annual Navy Gold Coast Small Business Procurement Event at the San Diego Convention Center. Rick ONeil, ONR’s executive director of acquisitions management, was a featured speaker at Gold Coast, sharing valuable tips on how to do business with the command, which includes the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). “This was my first time attending the Navy Gold Coast and it was a spectacular event,” said ONeil. “It […]

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  • Original Article: AZO Build ENVIRO AgScience, Inc. has successfully completed the design-build construction of the French Creek Mess Hall at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, earning Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute. The 678 person dining facility continues the U.S. Navy’s commitment to environmental sustainability through high-performance design and is distinguished as the first Platinum certification for Marine Corps Base Camp LeJeune and one of only eight LEED® Platinum dining facilities nationwide. The project achieved all 10 points for the “Optimize Energy Performance” credit with a modeled energy savings […]

    8(a) HUBZone SB Earns LEED Platinum Certification for French Creek Mess Hall at Camp Lejeune

    Original Article: AZO Build ENVIRO AgScience, Inc. has successfully completed the design-build construction of the French Creek Mess Hall at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, earning Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Platinum certification with the Green Building Certification Institute. The 678 person dining facility continues the U.S. Navy’s commitment to environmental sustainability through high-performance design and is distinguished as the first Platinum certification for Marine Corps Base Camp LeJeune and one of only eight LEED® Platinum dining facilities nationwide. The project achieved all 10 points for the “Optimize Energy Performance” credit with a modeled energy savings […]

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