A Fire of Firsts

11/04/2014-Story by MC2 Luke Meineke, CNREURAFSWA Public AffairsPhotos by Lt. Cmdr. Juli Strieter, NSF Deveselu Assistant Public Works Officer Naval Support Facility (NSF) Deveselu has wasted no time challenging and training its personnel to be battle ready despite holding its official establishment ceremony just last month, marking it as the first Navy base to be …

GovConWire: Danish Company Owned by Vectrus Wins $411M to Help Maintain US Air Force Base in Greenland

(www.govconwire.com)11/03/2014-A Denmark-based company owned by Vectrus (NYSE: VEC) has won a potential $411 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide maintenance services at Thule Air Base in northern Greenland. USAF is obligating $505,789 at the time of award from operations and maintenance funds in fiscal 2015, the Defense Department said Friday. Vectrus’ Danish …

Did you ever want to be a firefighter?

Being a firefighter is not easy and neither is the process of becoming one.  The Vectrus fire department located on Camp As Sayliyah recently organized the 2014 Firefighter Challenge for Soldiers to test their skill and stamina.  Competition was fierce and the challenge was grueling in the heat of the Middle East.  Firefighters fight active …

Vectrus: Instant major player

The Colorado Springs Business Journal: By Cameron Moix-October 2, 2014–There’s a new defense contractor in town — one with history in Colorado Springs and potential to be the region’s most-profitable publicly traded company. Virginia-based defense contractor Exelis Inc. officially completed the spinoff of its Mission Systems government services division at midnight Friday, Sept. 26, creating …

Exelis spinoff in Colorado Springs becomes final on Saturday

Colorado Springs, CO, 09/26/2014-By Wayne Heilman On Saturday, Exelis will complete the spinoff of its Colorado Springs-based Mission Systems division into a separate public company, Vectrus. Virginia-based Exelis will distribute a share of Vectrus stock for each 18 shares held by its stockholders as of Sept. 18, 
which will result in Vectrus having 10 million …

Maintaining and Operating the World’s Largest Battlefield Network

In the Middle East we built and maintain the largest battlefield network ever deployed. Some of the technical challenges we faced were new even to Microsoft, but our engineers were able to devise solutions that work in the unique environments where we operate. Not only do our teams have to overcome difficult technical issues to …

History: Supporting Scientific Exploration from Antarctica to Deep Space

Similar to our operations today, in Antarctica we provided a full range of facilities, technical and logistics support including air and sea logistics for more than 500,000 pounds of supplies for the South Pole Station and other sites in Antarctica. Our overwinter crew (photo above) endured months of 24-hour darkness and temperatures of -100F as …