Tag Archives: SSC

Textron Releases Initial Navy Ship-to-Shore Connector Vehicles

Ship-to-Shore Connector

Textron Systems has deployed two new air-cushion vehicles to the sea after a series of acceptance trials with the U.S. Navy. Ship-to-Shore Connector Craft 100 and Landing Craft Air Cushion 101 took the final leg of the vessels' trip to the Panama City, Florida-based Naval Surface Warfare Center after departure from a company-run shipyard in New Orleans, Textron said Wednesday.

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Textron CEO Scott Donnelly Expects Navy Ship-to-Shore Connector Contract Award by Year’s End

Scott Donnelly, CEO of Textron, said the company is halfway done with builder's trials of the Ship-to-Shore Connector platform it developed for the U.S. Navy and expects to receive a contract by the end of the year to commence production of the air cushion vehicle, USNI News reported Thursday. Textron won the SSC design and construction project in 2012. Both parties are in discussions about moving the program from the development phase to the manufacturing stage.

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General Dynamics Tests 4G Tactical Network at USMC Ship-to-Shore Demo

General Dynamics‘ mission systems business has tested a 4G tactical broadband communications network during the U.S. Marine Corps‘ Ship-to-Shore Maneuver, Exploration and Experimentation event in California. The company said Wednesday its engineering team streamed video at a 62-mile distance between a tactical antenna mounted on San Clemente island and an antenna deployed at Red Beach …

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4 Firms Win Navy Cyberspace Support Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies separate five-year contracts that cover cyberspace science, research, engineering and technology integration support services. Avanti Technologies, Millennium, Sentar and Vector Planning and Services can vie for task orders to perform technology assessment and development; rapid software development and prototyping; training; security engineering; and cybersecurity risk management services, the Defense …

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SSC Innovations to Test, Implement Spectrum Access Tech for DoD

SSC Innovations has received a pair of contracts worth potentially $20 million from the to help the Defense Department test and deploy a company-built dynamic spectrum access technology. The company said Monday its DSA platform is designed to support spectrum sharing among government users, cellular carriers and news organizations. “Spectrum management to date has been largely a …

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Engility Lands Navy Tactical Afloat Network Support Extension; Lynn Dugle Comments

Engility will provide software and networking support to the U.S. Navy‘s tactical afloat network under an 18-month, $16 million task order extension from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Atlantic. The company said Thursday it will help the service branch manage data, transport, voice and video services, systems and cybersecurity of the Consolidated Afloat Networks and …

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Sustainable Innovations Secures NASA Phase 2 SBIR Contract for Helium Recycling System

NASA has awarded energy technology company Sustainable Innovations a phase two contract under the Small Business Innovation Research program for a commercial-scale system to recycle helium from ongoing rocket test operations at the agency’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. Sustainable Innovations said Friday its H2RENEW system works to recover hydrogen from helium purge gas …

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