Tag Archives: Aegis

Lockheed to Provide AEGIS Support for Australian Destroyer Fleet

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $41.8 million modification to provide lifetime support for the Advanced Electronic Guidance and Instrumentation System on the Australian navy’s Hobart-class air warfare destroyers. The modification exercises a foreign military sales option under a potential $421 million contract awarded to the company last year, the Defense Department …

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HII Lands Navy Contract Modification for Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Flight III Updates

Huntington Ingalls Industries has received a contract modification from the U.S. Navy to install Flight III baseline updates aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125). The modification covers the installation of the SPY-6 air and missile defense radar system as well as electrical power and cooling upgrades to …

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Lockheed Gets $61M Contract Modification for Navy Aegis Facility O&M Support

Lockheed Martin has received a one-year, $61.3 million contract modification to help the U.S. Navy operate and maintain development and test facilities for the Aegis combat system. The Defense Department said Monday the modification covers technical engineering, configuration management, associated equipment, quality assurance and information assurance services for the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site, …

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Lockheed Supports Sea Acceptance Trials of Australia’s Future Aegis-Equipped Destroyer

Lockheed Martin has collaborated with an alliance composed of Australia’s defense department, Raytheon‘s Australian subsidiary, ASC Shipbuilding and Navantia to conduct a five-week sea acceptance trial for a Hobart-class air warfare destroyer. The Air Warfare Destroyer Alliance and Lockheed jointly tested Australia’s future HMAS destroyer to verify the ship platform and determine if the vessel could support the …

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Lockheed Martin, MDA & Navy Test Latest Version of Aegis Weapons System

A team that includes the Missile Defense Agency, U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin have conducted the first shipboard demonstration of the latest version of a Lockheed-produced  ballistic missile defense system. Lockheed said Monday the Aegis Baseline 9.C2 (BMD 5.1) combat system underwent the developmental test onboard the USS John Paul Jones and worked to detect, track …

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Mikros Gets 1st Task Order Under Navy LCS Sensors Monitoring Tech Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Mikros Systems an initial $3 million task and delivery order to support the development, logistics and production of a condition-based maintenance technology for combat system sensors on Littoral Combat Ships. It marks the first order under a potential five-year, $48 million contract Mikros received earlier this month for work on the Navy’s Adaptive Diagnostic …

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Navy Selects Lockheed-Developed Open Architecture Combat Mgmt System for Frigate Ships

The U.S. Navy has selected a Lockheed Martin-developed open architecture combat management system for the service branch’s frigate ship program under a six-year, $79.5 million contract. Lockheed said Tuesday the Component-Based Total-Ship System-21st Century combat management platform is based on the Aegis Common Source Library and is currently operational on Freedom-variant littoral combat ships. …

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Lockheed Conducts Surface-Launched Anti-Ship Missile Test

Lockheed Martin has conducted a new flight test of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile‘s surface-launch variant with the MK 41 vertical launch system aboard the U.S. Navy‘s Self Defense Test Ship. The company said Thursday the surface-launched LRASM worked to load mission data through the modified Tactical Tomahawk Weapon Control System, align mission data with the …

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Lockheed to Develop Sensor System For Army’s Integrated Air & Missile Defense Network

Lockheed Martin aims to pursue the U.S. Army‘s planned acquisition of a lower-tier air and missile defense sensor that will operate in the Army’s integrated air and missile defense network and replace the Patriot radar. The company said Friday the Army wants a new sensor that could meet mobility and transportability targets as well as reduce …

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