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  • Textron, Navy to Install Surface Warfare Weapons on Unmanned Surface Vehicle - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Textron, Navy to Install Surface Warfare Weapons on Unmanned Surface Vehicle

    Textron and the U.S. Navy have entered an agreement to integrate anti-surface weapons into the service branch’s unmanned surface vehicle, USNI News reported Tuesday. The team would develop and install surface warfare payloads onto the Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle as part of the cooperative research and development agreement. Payloads will include missiles, designators, sensors and remote weapon stations, the report […] More

  • General Dynamics Concludes Navy Mine Countermeasure UUV Tests - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Concludes Navy Mine Countermeasure UUV Tests

    General Dynamics‘ mission systems unit has tested a mine countermeasure unmanned undersea vehicle for the U.S. Navy during a round of contractor trials that occurred off the coast of Boston. The Knifefish UUV trials aimed to evaluate if the system could detect, classify and locate potential buried, bottom and volume type mine-test targets at various depths, General […] More

  • Northrop, Atlas Elektronik Showcase Unmanned Mine Hunting Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop, Atlas Elektronik Showcase Unmanned Mine Hunting Tech

    Northrop Grumman and Atlas Elektronik‘s U.K. subsidiary have jointly demonstrated an unmanned mine hunting system during the Belgian Defense Technology and Industry Day trials in Zeebrugge, Belgium. Northrop said Monday its AQS-24B mine hunting sensor was integrated with Atlas Elektronik UK‘s ARCIMS unmanned surface vessel during the tests. Alan Lytle, vice president of undersea systems at Northrop’s mission systems business […] More

  • Textron Starts USV On-Water Tests Under Navy Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Textron Starts USV On-Water Tests Under Navy Program

    Textron Systems has kicked off on-water tests for the company-built Common Unmanned Surface Vehicle in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, as part of the U.S. Navy‘s Unmanned Influence Sweep System program. Textron said Wednesday the on-water maneuverability test is part of the program’s system-level integration and test phase that will also involve demonstrations of the CUSV’s integrated generators, engines and […] More

  • SAIC to Sustain MH-60 Helicopter Weapon Systems for US Navy, Intl Clients - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SAIC to Sustain MH-60 Helicopter Weapon Systems for US Navy, Intl Clients

    Science Applications International Corp. has secured a five-year, $11.8 million contract to support and sustain weapon systems of the U.S. Navy‘s fleet of MH-60 Seahawk helicopters. The Defense Department said Friday the Naval Surface Warfare Center will obligate $100,000 in fiscal 2017 working capital funds at the time of award for support and sustainment work on MH-60R […] More

  • Northrop Demos Mine Hunting Platform With Unmanned Surface Vehicle at UK Navy Exercise - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Demos Mine Hunting Platform With Unmanned Surface Vehicle at UK Navy Exercise

    Northrop Grumman has demonstrated a mine hunting platform with an Atlas Elektronik-built unmanned surface vehicle at the Unmanned Warrior Exercise hosted by the U.K. navy in Scotland. The ARCIMS autonomous surface vehicle deployed the Northrop-developed AQS-24B mine hunting tool to perform mine detection, classification and localization functions in a simulated mine field during several mission scenarios […] More

  • Raytheon, Navy Collaborate to Update Mine-Hunting Sonar Tech; Paul Ferraro Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Navy Collaborate to Update Mine-Hunting Sonar Tech; Paul Ferraro Comments

    Raytheon has partnered with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport to update a sonar system that the company developed to help U.S. Navy personnel recognize mines. The AN/AQS-20A mine-hunting sonar has been updated through a Raytheon-NUWC collaboration that began in August last year as part of a “work for private party” contract funded by the company, Raytheon said Tuesday. The technology captured […] More

  • Elbit Systems Rolls Out Unmanned Surface Vehicle Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Elbit Systems Rolls Out Unmanned Surface Vehicle Platform

    Elbit Systems has introduced an unmanned surface vehicle platform the company designed for anti-submarine warfare and mine countermeasure missions. The 12-meter Seagull USV works to operate maritime vehicles to detect and neutralize underwater mines, the company said Monday. Seagull has a mission control system, replaceable mission modules, Autonomous Navigation System and command, control, communications, computers and […] More

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