Tag Archives: San Diego

San Diego to Procure Sikorsky-Built Helicopter for Aerial Firefighting Mission

The city of San Diego, California, plans to award Lockheed Martin‘s Sikorsky subsidiary a contract to supply one S-70i Black Hawk helicopter. Lockheed said Monday a specialist outfitter will modify a baseline configuration of the multimission helicopter platform from Sikorsky into a Firehawk model for use by the San Diego Fire Department. Firehawk is designed to …

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General Atomics to Help Sustain USS Ford Aircraft Launch, Arresting Gear System

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has received a delivery order for spare parts needed to sustain a U.S. Navy carrier’s Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System and Advanced Arresting Gear system. The company said Monday GA-EMS will support the USS Gerald R. Ford AAG ground-based facility at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey. GA-EMS will also …

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Sentar Gets SPAWAR Task Order for Security Engineering, Software Devt Support

Sentar has secured a five-year, $9.9 million task order from the U.S. Navy‘s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific for security engineering, software development and technical support services. SPAWARSYSCEN PAC awarded the order through the multiple-award Cyberspace Science, Research, Engineering and Technology Integration contract Sentar won a spot on in March, the …

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Northrop Gets $55M Contract Modification to Support USAF’s Airborne Comms Platform

Northrop Grumman‘s information systems business has secured a $55.3 million  contract modification to provide comprehensive support services for an airborne communications platform of the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers aircraft subsystems,  facilities, personnel and support equipment for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node E-11A system. DoD noted that …

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BAE to Repair, Maintain Navy’s USS New Orleans Transport Dock Ship

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a potential $51.5 million contract to perform repair and maintenance work on the USS New Orleans amphibious transport dock ship. BAE said Thursday it will repair the USS New Orleans’ structural, tank, ventilation and auxiliary systems as well as preserve crew habitability systems and spaces of the vessel at the company’s dry …

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Bill Van Dyke: Black & Veatch, Schneider Electric Partner for Microgrid Tech Project at USMC’s San Diego Base

Schneider Electric USA and Black & Veatch have formed a joint venture that will design and construct an energy security microgrid system at a U.S. Marine Corps air base in San Diego. Black & Veatch said Tuesday the system will be built to support facility operations across Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in the event …

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Austal USA Delivers ‘Montgomery’ Littoral Combat Ship to Navy

Austal USA formally turned over the USS Montgomery littoral combat ship to the U.S. Navy at a ceremony held Thursday at the company’s shipyard in Mobile, Alabama. The Navy said Friday Montgomery, which is scheduled to be commissioned in September,  will be the military branch’s seventh LCS and fourth ship of its Independence class. Capt. Tom Anderson, the Navy’s LCS …

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