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2014-03-05 16:21:05

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has selected Hensel Phelps Construction Co., of Orlando, Fla., to modify High Bay 3 in the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the processing of the agency's Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Hensel Phelps will receive a fixed-price contract for $99.57 million, consisting of the base amount and three options. The period of...

NASA's Vehicle Assembly Building Making Room For Multiple Rockets
2012-11-08 10:55:12

NASA The Vehicle Assembly Building, or VAB, at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is undergoing renovations to accommodate future launch vehicles. A project of Ground Systems Development and Operations, or GSDO, space shuttle-era work platforms have been removed from the VAB's High Bay 3 and accommodations are being made to support a variety of future spacecraft, including NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) heavy-lift rocket. The changes are part of a centerwide modernization and...

2010-07-12 10:30:00

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., July 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), $30 million to begin production of a double-V-shaped hull for the Stryker infantry combat vehicle. Preliminary testing of the new hull has proven that the design increases the level of protection and survivability provided to soldiers. Deliveries will begin in January 2011 to allow vehicles to...

2010-07-08 17:30:00

OCALA, Fla., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Important new protections for owners who appeal property taxes include State statutes, Department of Revenue Rules and Regulations, and Special Magistrate Training materials. It's all about fair and equitable taxation. So, do the 67 Florida Value Adjustment Boards (VAB) and all of their Special Magistrates comply with the many new State standards? Some, like Miami-Dade do comply. But, many VABs are not following the governing laws. To alert VAB...

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