22 May 08. AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that Sasemar, the Spanish Marine Safety Agency, has placed an order for three more AW139 medium twin turbine engine helicopters. These aircraft will be used for a range of roles including SAR and water pollution detection. This latest purchase increases the number of AW139 helicopters ordered by Sasemar to eight having previously ordered three in 2006 and two in 2007. Three AW139 helicopters have already been delivered and are operating from bases in Reus, Gijón and Tenerife.
19 May 08. General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded a task order by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to provide information technology (IT) management services at its headquarters and field offices. The contract has an initial value of $13.7m with a one-year period of performance. The total potential value of the award if all options are exercised is $83m over five years. Under the contract, General Dynamics will provide help desk support,
program management, enterprise operations services and IT field audit
support. General Dynamics team members include Innovative Management and Technology Approaches (IMTAS), ZeNETeX, and BAE Systems.