Tag Archives: NAVAIR

General Atomics’ New Pax River Office to Support Naval Aviation Customers

General Atomics

General Atomics' electromagnetic systems unit has inaugurated its customer service hub in Patuxent River, Maryland, that will serve customers such as Naval Air Systems Command and support local business growth efforts of the company. James Donnelly, director of maritime program operations at GA-EMS, will manage the office and ensure the delivery of launch and recovery systems that are intended for the U.S. Navy's Ford-class nuclear powered aircraft carriers, General Atomics said Monday. 

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Collins Aerospace Marks ARC-210 Airborne Satcom Radio’s Delivery Milestone

ARC-210 radio

Collins Aerospace , a Raytheon Technologies business, has delivered the 50,000th software-defined airborne radio under the ARC-210 program to Naval Air Systems Command's air combat electronics unit. NAVAIR has been the program's key customer since 1990 and has used the multiband, multimode communication radio to send mission-critical information over the years, the company said Thursday.

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Navy Plans Aircraft Mission Tech Contract Award to Northrop for Manned-Unmanned Teaming Demo

E-2D

Naval Air Systems Command has indicated its intent to award Northrop Grumman a sole-source contract to develop mission computer and display software for the U.S. Navy's E-2D tactical airborne early warning and control aircraft. The proposed cost-plus-fixed-fee contract will include software design, development, test and evaluation services to support the branch's initiative to demonstrate teaming between manned and unmanned platforms, according to a notice posted on SAM. gov.

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Byron Bright, Government Solutions President at KBR, Named to 2021 Wash100 for Driving Company Growth, Supporting Government, Military Customers

Byron Bright KBR

Executive Mosaic is pleased to introduce Byron Bright, president for Government Solutions at KBR, as a recipient of the 2021 Wash100 Award, the most valued award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for his efforts to develop military technology solutions and capabilities as well as drive revenue and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) for KBR. 

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Navy Calls for White Papers on Weapon System Cyber Warfare Capabilities

U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has posted a solicitation for cyber warfare technologies capable of protecting aircraft, unmanned vehicles, weapons, sensors and other weapon systems. Naval Air Systems Command's cyber warfare detachment seeks white papers on technologies that can detect malware in real-time operating systems, protect assets and respond and recover from cyber attacks, the Navy said Thursday in a broad agency announced published on the SAM website.

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Northrop Wins Potential $250M Navy Production Contract for Coyote Target Missiles

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a potential $250 million production contract by the U.S. Navy to deliver up to 103 GQM-163A “Coyote“ supersonic sea-skimming target (SSST) vehicles. Northrop Grumman's contract has a base value of $57 million that provides for 19 Coyote vehicles. “The Coyote is the only supersonic sea skimming target in production in the U.S.,“ said Rich Straka, vice president of launch vehicles at Northrop Grumman.

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AAR Lands $148M Follow-On Award for Navy Transport Aircraft Logistics Support; Nick Gross Quoted

Nick Gross, SVP of Integrated Solutions for AAR

AAR has secured a $148 million follow-on indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to help the Naval Air Systems Command maintain and operate the U.S. Navy's C-40A transport planes. Nick Gross, senior vice president of integrated solutions at AAR, said the award marks the second consecutive for the company to “We are proud to have been selected for the second consecutive time to provide logistics support services to the C-40A fleet.

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