Tag Archives: Arleigh Burke-class destroyer

Paul Lemmo: Lockheed Eyes HELIOS Laser Weapon Initial Design Review in FY 2019

Paul Lemmo, vice president of integrated warfare systems and sensors at Lockheed Martin, has said the preliminary design review for High-Energy Laser and Integrated Optical-Dazzler with Surveillance system is set to occur in fiscal year 2019, National Defense reported Tuesday. Lockheed plans to deliver two HELIOS platforms to the U.S. Navy by FY 2020 for integration with the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer and installation at a ground-based testing site as part of a potential $942.8M contract awarded in January 2018.

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MDA, Navy Demo Lockheed's Updated Aegis Combat System in On-Land Missile Defense Test

The Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. Navy have conducted an on-land test to demonstrate the capability of Lockheed Martin's latest Aegis Combat System to detect and counter an intermediate-range ballistic missile threat. Aegis Baseline 9.B2.0 or BMD 5.1 intercepted an IRBM target using ground-based remote sensor data derived from the Command and Control, Battle …

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Huntington Ingalls Wins USS O’Kane Destroyer Ship Modernization Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries' San Diego shipyard has won a potential $51.5M contract to help the U.S. Navy modernize an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer ship. The project will also include maintenance and repair work on the USS O'Kane as part of fiscal 2019 DDG 77 extended selected restricted availability efforts, the Defense Department said Friday. Naval Sea …

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Vigor Industrial Subsidiary to Help Repair USS Kidd Destroyer Ship

A Vigor Industrial subsidiary has received a $19.6 million contract to support repair and alteration work on a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer. Vigor Marine will support scheduled, selected restricted availability activities for the USS Kidd (DDG 100) as part of the service branch’s Arleigh Burke-class destroyer ship repair program, the Defense Department said Tuesday. Contract …

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Huntington Ingalls Redelivers Modernized USS Ramage Destroyer to Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries has completed overhaul and modernization work on the U.S. Navy‘s USS Ramage guided missile destroyer, four days ahead of schedule. HII said Tuesday the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer re-entered the Navy fleet on Monday following an upgrade effort that began in November 2016 and included ship alterations, procurement of materials and repairs. …

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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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