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HII Newport News Uses Digital Tech to Create Blueprints of Warships; Chris Miner Quoted

Engineers at Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding business have started using laser scanners and other digital technologies to develop blueprints of aircraft carriers, submarines and other vessels to speed up ship design, construction and maintenance work, Defense One reported SundayChris Miner, vice president of in-service carriers at Newport News Shipbuilding, said digital data will help the company achieve business transformation.

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Report: Navy Eyes Production Order for Raytheon’s Joint Precision Approach & Landing System

The U.S. Navy is set to sign a contract with Raytheon by May to begin the production of the company’s Joint Precision Approach and Landing System for use on the service’s nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships, FlightGlobal reported Friday. Raytheon is expected to deliver the first JPALS units in 2020 for installation on the service's 11 carriers and eight assault ships.

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Air Force Aims to Boost Military Satcom System’s Cybersecurity With New Software, Ground Equipment

The U.S. Air Force has begun to develop new software and ground system to protect military satellite communications equipment operating through the service’s Wideband Global Satcom system from cyber threats, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. The service has started to work on anti-jam communications software – Protected Tactical Waveform – and ground platform …

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