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

Navy Selects Lockheed-Developed Open Architecture Combat Mgmt System for Frigate Ships - top government contractors - best government contracting event

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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Australia Eyes BAE Systems, Fincantieri, Navantia for $27B Frigates Program

Australia Eyes BAE Systems, Fincantieri, Navantia for $27B Frigates Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event

The Australian defense ministry eyes either BAE Systems, Fincantieri or Navantia as the potential manufacturer of new frigates for the Australian navy under a $27 billion program, Defense News reported Monday. Nigel Pittaway writes that Australia shortlisted BAE Systems’ Global Combat Ship, Fincantieri’s multi-mission anti-submarine warfare ship and a modified Navantia Alvaro de Bazan-class vessel …

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Boeing Offers Extended Range With Upgraded Harpoon Missile for Navy

Boeing Offers Extended Range With Upgraded Harpoon Missile for Navy - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Boeing is offering its Harpoon Next-Generation missile in response to the U.S. Navy‘s interest in requiring more lethality and range for missiles launched from Littoral Combat Ships and frigates, DoD Buzz reported Tuesday. Kris Osborn writes that the Harpoon Next-Gen uses GPS and inertial navigation guidance systems and can launch from submarines, surface ships, aircraft or a moving …

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