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Navy Commissions General Dynamics-Built Guided Missile Destroyer; Sean Stackley Comments

The U.S. Navy commissioned an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, built by General Dynamics‘ Bath Iron Works subsidiary, at a ceremony held Saturday at Naval Air Station North Island in San Diego, California. USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115) was constructed to support the Navy’s crisis management, peacetime, power projection and sea control …

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Sean Stackley: Huntington Ingalls-Built Ford Carrier to Undergo Navy’s Acceptance Trials

The U.S. Navy will conduct acceptance trials of its future USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier at sea before the end of May, USNI News reported Thursday. Acting Navy Secretary Sean Stackley told reporters at the U.S. Naval Institute’s annual meeting that the service branch currently works to address issues identified during the carrier’s builders trials before …

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Austal, Navy to Christen ‘Tulsa’ Littoral Combat Ship; Sean Stackley Comments

Austal‘s U.S. subsidiary will host a christening ceremony Saturday for the U.S. Navy‘s future Independence-variant littoral combat ship at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The USS Tulsa, designated LCS 16, is the second Navy ship that honors the same-named city in Oklahoma and built to support the service branch’s near-shore environment and open-ocean operations. Tulsa …

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Army, Navy Commend Top FY 2013-2015 Defense Suppliers in Incentive Program; Katrina McFarland, Sean Stackley Comment

The U.S. Army and Navy have released their respective lists of vendors the services commend for the companies’ performance as defense suppliers across the fiscal years 2013 through 2015. The fiscal year 2016 Superior Supplier Incentive Program list identifies the top-performing business units within defense corporations and provides opportunities for those …

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Harris, L3 All-Stock Merger Completed to Form L3Harris Technologies; Christopher Kubasik, William Brown Quoted

The all-stock merger between L3 Technologies and Harris Corp. has been completed to form L3Harris Technologies (LHX), the new company announced on Monday. L3Harris is officially the sixth largest defense company in the United States worth approximately $17 billion in revenue with over 50,000 employees. The company also announced the details regarding its own leadership, the board of directors and organizational structure. 

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Huntington Ingalls Christens 16th Virginia-Class Submarine for Navy

Newport News Shipbuilding, a Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) subsidiary, has christened the U.S. Navy‘s 16th Virginia-class Indiana submarine at the company’s shipyard in Newport News, Virginia. The christening occurred Saturday and ship’s sponsor Diane Donald, wife of Adm. Kirkland Donald (U.S. Navy, Ret.), former director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion,  performed the traditional honor of …

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General Dynamics to Host Christening Event for Navy’s Future ‘Thomas Hudner’ Destroyer

The U.S. Navy and General Dynamics will christen a new Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer on Saturday at a ceremony to be held at the company’s Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine. USS Thomas Hudner will be the fourth of 14 ships in the Navy’s DDG 51 program and is built with four gas turbine engines designed to power the ship to …

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Defense Undersecretary Frank Kendall Visits Huntington Ingalls Industries Shipyard; Matt Mulherin Comments

Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics, recently visited Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding facility for a look into the construction process and progress on two aircraft carriers. HII said Thursday Kendall was given a 3-D model demonstration of the adjustments to the John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) aircraft carrier based on …

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Navy Looking to Start Enterprise IT Contracts

The Department of Navy is aiming to save 25 percent of its information technology budget within five years through enterprise deals with information technology  manufacturers. Terry Halvorsen, DoN chief information officer, told Federal News Radio the Navy wants to reach agreements with any of the 15 IT manufacturers it is …

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