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Ken Mahler: Huntington Ingalls, Navy Collaborate to Refresh USS Abraham Lincoln

Ken Mahler: Huntington Ingalls, Navy Collaborate to Refresh USS Abraham Lincoln

Ken Mahler, Newport News Shipbuilding vice president of Navy programs, said the Huntington Ingalls Industries division continues to build ties with the USS Abraham Lincoln crew as they moved closer… Read more »

Craig Perciavalle: Austal USA Unveils USS Montgomery Littoral Combat Ship

Craig Perciavalle: Austal USA Unveils USS Montgomery Littoral Combat Ship

Austal USA has launched the USS Montgomery littoral combat ship the company built for the U.S. Navy’s near-shore and open-ocean operations under a $3.5 billion block purchase inked in 2010…. Read more »

Larry Price: NASA, Navy, Lockheed Conduct Orion Spacecraft Retrieval Simulations

Larry Price: NASA, Navy, Lockheed Conduct Orion Spacecraft Retrieval Simulations

Lockheed Martin, NASA and the U.S. Navy have finished a second round of simulated ocean recoveries for the Orion spacecraft, which is scheduled for its first unmanned test flight in… Read more »

Wes Bush: Northrop Grumman’s Unmanned Systems Meet Intl Requirements

Wes Bush: Northrop Grumman’s Unmanned Systems Meet Intl Requirements

Northrop Grumman CEO Wes Bush is confident the company’s unmanned systems offerings fulfill various requirements of its customers worldwide, Flight Global reported Friday. Bush told an earnings call Wednesday that… Read more »

CACI Continues to Convert Navy’s Personnel, Pay Systems; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI Continues to Convert Navy’s Personnel, Pay Systems; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has won a $22 million contract extension to convert the personnel and pay business processes of the U.S. Navy. The company booked the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the fourth quarter… Read more »

United Technologies to Modernize Air Force Imaging Sensors; Kevin Raftery Comments

United Technologies to Modernize Air Force Imaging Sensors; Kevin Raftery Comments

United Technologies Corp. has won a contract to modernize the airborne imaging sensors of the U.S. Air Force, C4ISR & Networks reported Thursday. Michael Peck writes United Technologies’ UTC aerospace… Read more »

Report: Turkish Navy to Open Missile Boat Competition

Report: Turkish Navy to Open Missile Boat Competition

Turkey’s defense procurement agency could release a final solicitation to acquire 10 missile boats for the Turkish navy before the close of the year, Defense News reported Sunday. Burak Ege… Read more »

Huntington Ingalls to Design Navy’s Amphibious Assault Ship; Brian Cuccias Comments

Huntington Ingalls to Design Navy’s Amphibious Assault Ship; Brian Cuccias Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries has won a $23.5 million contract to develop an amphibious assault ship for the U.S. Navy in compliance with the service’s cost-saving plan. Ingalls Shipbuilding division’s engineers… Read more »

Huntington Ingalls’ ‘America’ Ship Sets Sail for Commissioning Ceremony

Huntington Ingalls’ ‘America’ Ship Sets Sail for Commissioning Ceremony

The Huntington Ingalls-built amphibious assault ship “America” left the company’s shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi on its maiden voyage ahead of the scheduled Oct. 11 commissioning in San Francisco. “America” is built for a… Read more »

Thomas Bussing: Raytheon Designs SeaGriffin Missile for Littoral Waters

Thomas Bussing: Raytheon Designs SeaGriffin Missile for Littoral Waters

Raytheon has completed a guided flight test of its SeaGriffin missile to demonstrate the weapon’s semi-active laser guidance system and newly-added imaging infrared seeker. The SeaGriffin missile took flight from an integrated surface… Read more »

Lockheed’s Iris Bombelyn: 3rd MUOS Satellite on Track for 2014 Delivery to Navy

Lockheed’s Iris Bombelyn: 3rd MUOS Satellite on Track for 2014 Delivery to Navy

Lockheed Martin has scheduled the delivery the third Mobile User Objective System satellite to the U.S. Navy for 2014 following the completion of environmental testing. The MUOS satellite went through simulated hot… Read more »

Raytheon SM-6 Missile Hits Target in Long-Range Navy Demo; Mike Campisi Comments

Raytheon SM-6 Missile Hits Target in Long-Range Navy Demo; Mike Campisi Comments

A Raytheon-developed missile has engaged a target in the U.S. Navy’s long-distance surface-to-air strike demonstration in June. The destroyer USS John Paul Jones launched a set of Standard Missile-6 interceptors… Read more »

Northrop to Upgrade Navigation Systems of Navy’s Fire Scout UAV

Northrop to Upgrade Navigation Systems of Navy’s Fire Scout UAV

Northrop Grumman Corp. will work to upgrade the navigation systems of the U.S. Navy’s Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicles, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Wednesday. John Keller writes the Naval… Read more »

Lockheed, Navy Complete 3 Tests for Aegis Combat System; Jim Sheridan Comments

Lockheed, Navy Complete 3 Tests for Aegis Combat System; Jim Sheridan Comments

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy have demonstrated an Aegis combat system in a series of three tests for Standard Missile-6 long-range engagement. The Baseline 9 air and missile defense… Read more »

Navy Receives Boeing-Built Poseidon Plane Number 14

Navy Receives Boeing-Built Poseidon Plane Number 14

Boeing has delivered a 14th P-A Poseidon airplane to U.S. Navy as the branch seeks to bolster its sea patrolling capabilities, the company said Wednesday. The first Poseidon squadron deployed in Kadena,… Read more »

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