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2011-01-10 09:30:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Roger Wiederkehr, a Wyle senior executive who joined the company in 2005, has been appointed General Counsel. He oversees Wyle's legal matters, contracts administration, environmental/safety, security, and compliance programs. In addition, Wiederkehr continues to lead Wyle's mergers and acquisitions activities and serve as the secretary of the company. "Since 2005, Wyle has grown fivefold to annual revenues of more than $1 billion," said...

2011-01-07 09:30:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A longtime Wyle veteran has been named president of the company's Lexington Park, Maryland-based Aerospace Group. Peter Green replaces Brent Bennitt, who has been promoted to the position of executive vice president in the company's corporate offices. Green has spent the last 25 years with Wyle and its heritage companies as a systems engineer, program manager, chief pilot, and, for the last six years, as the Aerospace Group's vice president...

2010-12-22 10:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle is part of a team that has been awarded a five-year contract valued at $251 million to provide information technology and multimedia services at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston and other NASA facilities. Wyle will support DB Consulting Group, Inc. on the Information Technology and Multimedia Services contract to provide information technology services, information management, multimedia services and external relations to the...

2010-12-14 09:30:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle has been competitively awarded a $318 million five-year task order to provide engineering and integration support services to the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program Office. Awarded by the General Services Administration's Federal Systems Integration and Management Center, the company will perform the work for the JSF F-35 Lightning II Program under the GSA Professional Engineering Services Schedule 871. Specific tasks will include...

2010-11-29 11:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle engineers successfully demonstrated Wyle's new liquid fuel rocket engine test system, a major component of the state-of-the-art rocket engine and fluids test facility at San Bernardino. The test firing, featuring a U.S. Air Force-supplied thrust chamber assembly for a multiple-start rocket engine which uses self-igniting hypergolic fuels for ignition, required sophisticated controls and redundant safety systems. The automated test...

2010-11-17 09:30:00

El SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A contract with a potential value of $66.9 million has been awarded to Wyle to provide program support to the Army's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Project Office. The new five-year task order is a follow-on contract to Wyle's Express Task Order from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command. The Wyle CAS Group support to the program office includes systems engineering and integration support, airspace management...

2010-09-17 12:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle has been awarded a multi-year task order contract valued up to $19.97 million by the U.S. Department of Transportation to support the growing needs of U.S. transportation agencies to develop tools and strategies for the environmental sustainability of transportation systems. Under the contract, Wyle will support the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center with the Measurement, Modeling, and Assessment of Transportation's Environmental...

2010-09-13 13:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle will expand its operational support to the USAF Space Command in Colorado Springs, Colo. as a result of its being a key partner to Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, one of four awardees for the USAF Space Command's Contract for Space and Missile Capabilities program. "This award is a logical extension of the services and solutions Wyle provides to Space Command," said Tom Anderson, group president of Wyle Information Systems. "Wyle's...

2010-09-08 13:30:00

El SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle Inc., a leading provider of high tech systems engineering, testing and information technology services, today announced completion of the acquisition of CAS, Inc., a division of ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT). CAS is a premier Huntsville-based provider of systems engineering and technical assistance services to the U.S. Department of Defense. "This acquisition is at the center of our strategy of providing trusted services and solutions,...

2010-08-30 09:13:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle is part of an academic-industry team that has been selected to support a new Federal Aviation Administration Center of Excellence for Commercial Space Transportation. The center is a partnership of academia, industry, and government, developed for the purpose of creating a world-class consortium that will address current and future challenges for commercial space transportation. Wyle, with a long history of supporting manned...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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