Tag Archives: naval sea systems command

Executive Profile: Jim Ballard, Federal Group President at Preferred Systems Solutions

Jim Ballard serves as president of the federal services group at Preferred Systems Solutions, a company he joined after the firm’s August 2014 acquisition of Global Services & Solutions. Prior to GSS, Ballard served as chief operating officer subsequently president at Perot Systems Government Services, where he was responsible for that unit’s growth …

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Dave Goggins: Electric Boat On Course for North Dakota Submarine Delivery

General Dynamics Electric Boat has completed the first rounds of sea trials for the U.S. Navy‘s Virginia-class North Dakota Block III submarine ahead of a scheduled delivery by the end of August, Defense News reported Monday. Christopher Cavas reports that the North Dakota passed Alpha trials to evaluate its submergence, speed and propulsion status. North …

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Northrop to Add Navigation, Steering Gear Systems in Navy Arleigh Burke Destroyers

Northrop Grumman will add new systems into Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers under $41 million in new contracts from Huntington Ingalls Industries, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and the U.S. Navy. Northrop said Wednesday it will build and test five integrated bridge and navigation systems under an $11 million contract with the Naval Sea Systems Command. …

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Ed Sheehan: CTC to Bid for Tasks Under Navy’s ‘Astounding’ $5B SeaPort-e Vehicle

Concurrent Technologies Corp. will compete for task orders under the Naval Sea Systems Command’s potential five-year $5.3 billion SeaPort Enhanced contract vehicle. As one of 914 SeaPort-e awardees, CTC can bid on tasks such as research and development, quality assurance, acquisition logistics and program support and 22 functional service areas are available, the …

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Camber Corp. Wins $20M for Naval Surface Warfare Center Training; John Lord Comments

Camber Corp. has won a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract worth an estimated $20 million from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division to provide training, equipment and mechanical support for one year and two one-year option periods. The company said Wednesday it will conduct classroom, computer-based and small arms weapons training for …

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Lockheed to Update Navy Electronic Warfare Receiver, Antenna

Lockheed Martin has won a $39.1 million contract modification to update the Navy’s receiver and antenna used for its electronic warfare system, Military Aerospace & Electronics reports. John Keller writes the Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the modification for the branch’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program Block 2 system. The …

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John Clarke Orzalli Named A Dassault Systemes Business Development Lead

John Clarke Orzalli, a retired U.S. Navy rear admiral, has been appointed senior business development executive of Dassault Systemes’ federal business group, Washington Technology reports. The company makes three-dimensional design software and three-dimensional digital mock-up and product lifecycle management systems for more than 150,000 customers. According to Washington Technology, Orzalli …

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Serco to Provide NAVSEA Ship, Shore Logistics Support

Serco Inc. won a $19 million Navy contract to provide logistics support for ship and shore activities to the Naval Sea Systems Command. The Reston, Va.-based contractor said Wednesday the contract includes nine-month base period and four option years. The company will provide program management, information technology logistics, policy development procurement, technical research, configuration management …

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Lockheed to Provide Navy Aegis Tech Support, Engineering

Lockheed Martin has won a $7,627,133 Navy contract modification to provide technical and engineering support for Aegis missile defense and combat systems, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. Lockheed’s work will support Aegis facilities in New Jersey for ballistic missile defense and foreign military sales. Lockheed will provide support in areas …

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Raytheon to Provide R&D for Navy Electromagnetic Weapons System

The Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $10 million contract to provide research and development for a pulse powered system using electromagnetic energy, Raytheon announced Monday. According to the Defense Technical Information Center, pulse forming networks provide energy pulses to accommodate gun and armor loads and are envisioned for …

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Dell to Support Navy Submarines with Engineering, Management

Dell’s federal government unit, Dell Services Federal Government, has won a $9,786,225 contract modification to support Ohio and Trident class submarines. The Pentagon announced Dell will provide program management, engineering, logistics and financial management. Dell will complete the work in Washington by February 2012. The Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington is the contracting activity.

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