Tag Archives: Aegis

Lockheed to Continue Development, Tests on Japan’s Aegis Computer Systems

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $33 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification to sustain test and development services for Japan’s Aegis modernization baseline computer programs and equipment. The award exercises options on a previous contract to support the Japanese maritime self-defense force’s efforts to update Atago-class destroyers from Baseline 7 Phase 1R to Advanced Capability …

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Lockheed, Indra Demo First-Phase Integration of Radar System for Spain’s F-110 Frigate

Lockheed Martin and Indra have tested a new solid-state, S-band radar system at a facility in New Jersey as part of the first phase of integration ahead of the platform’s installation on Spain’s future F-110 frigate. The team combined Indra’s Digital Transmit-Receive modules with Lockheed’s solid-state phased array antenna to check their mechanical, electrical and thermal …

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First European Aegis Ashore Site in Romania Begins Missile Threat Monitoring Functions

The first European Aegis Ashore site has begun scanning for potential ballistic missile threats in the skies of southern Europe. The inauguration of the Aegis Ashore site at Deveselu air base in Romania — which utilizes Lockheed Martin‘s Aegis Combat System — completes phase two of the European Phased Adaptive Approach for allied ballistic missile defense, …

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HII Christens 30th Arleigh-Burke Destroyer Ralph Johnson; Brian Cuccias Comments

Huntington Ingalls Industries has christened the 30th guided missile destroyer in the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh-Burke ship class. This ship is named after Medal of Honor awardee Ralph Johnson, who served in the Vietnam war from the age of 19, the company said Saturday. Huntington Ingalls Shipbuilding President Brian Cuccias said the company aims to build on …

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Raytheon, Navy Complete AMDR Critical Design Review; Kevin Peppe Comments

Raytheon has completed the critical design review of the technical aspects of the U.S. Navy‘s AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar, including risk mitigation, producibility analysis and  cost assessments. The company said Tuesday the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the AMDR program is now 40 percent complete. Kevin Peppe, vice president of seapower capability …

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Ray Johnson: Lockheed Looks to Mide for Sensor Tech Commercialization

Lockheed Martin has selected a sensor technology offering built by startup company Mide for installation on the U.S. Navy‘s Aegis weapon system. The novel piezoelectric sensor technology is designed to measure variations in pressure, acceleration, strain and force through electrical conversion, Lockheed said Wednesday. “In the last ten years, we have …

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