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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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HII Begins Fabrication of Navy’s Bougainville Amphibious Assault Ship

A shipbuilding arm of Huntington Ingalls Industries has begun to fabricate an America-class amphibious assault ship as part of U.S. Navy‘s LHA Replacement Program. The company said Tuesday fabrication of the Bougainville marks the shipyard’s readiness to start construction work on HII’s 16th large-deck vessel. LHA 8 is designed to have aviation-related features and a well …

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Engility to Maintain, Update Navy Air Traffic Control Systems; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility has received a $20 million task order to provide maintenance and update services in support of the U.S. Navy‘s air traffic control systems. The company said Wednesday that it will maintain the AN/SPN-43 radar and related ATC systems and develop modifications to extend the systems’ service lifetime for the Naval Air …

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Huntington Ingalls Division Unveils Navy’s 2nd America-Class Amphibious Assault Ship

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has rolled out a second America-class amphibious assault ship from a floating dry dock following completion of preparation work on the ship’s hull. HII said Wednesday it launched Tripoli, or LHA 7, for the U.S. Navy approximately 13 weeks ahead of schedule. Ingalls Shipbuilding expects to begin the construction of the service …

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Navy to Test 7 Lockheed-Built F-35B Aircraft Aboard USS America Warship

The U.S. Navy will conduct developmental and operational tests of seven Lockheed Martin-built F-35B Lightning II aircraft aboard an amphibious assault ship. Five of the seven F-35B short take-off and vertical-landing variant are scheduled to enter the operational testing phase onboard the USS America (LHA-6) vessel while the remaining two fighter jets will begin the …

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