Tag Archives: U.S. Coast Guard

Chris Marzilli: General Dynamics-Built Comms Tech Aids Coast Guard in SAR Missions

A maritime communications technology developed by General Dynamics‘ mission systems business has supported search-and-rescue missions of the U.S. Coast Guard since 2006. The service branch used the company-built Rescue 21 Coastal system for command, control and direction-finding communications tasks in approximately 100,000 SAR operations, GDMS said Friday. Chris Marzilli, GDMS president and a 2018 Wash100 …

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L3 Delivers Coast Guard’s First HC-130J Aircraft Equipped With New Mission System

L3 Technologies has completed delivery of an HC-130J aircraft equipped with a Minotaur mission system suite to the U.S. Coast Guard as part of a potential five-year contract. The company said Wednesday its aerospace systems business installed and tested the government-furnished MSS+ on the aircraft in an effort to increase the service branch’s long-range surveillance capacity. …

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Engineering Services Network to Help Develop Navy’s Combat System Operational Sequencing Tech

Engineering Services Network has won a potential five-year, $39.5 million to help the U.S. Navy develop, modify and validate a combat systems operational sequencing system. The company said Friday it will deliver CSOSS for integration with shipboard sensors, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and weapon systems. ESN will …

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Huntington Ingalls Holds Christening of Coast Guard National Security Cutter Midgett

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ shipbuilding arm in Pascagoula, Mississippi, has conducted a christening ceremony Saturday for a U.S. Coast Guard Legend-class vessel. Ingalls Shipbuilding held the ceremony at the Mississippi shipyard to transfer the National Security Cutter Midgett or WMSL 757 to the water, the company said Saturday. The event featured Adm. Charles Michel, vice …

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Saab to Supply Additional Radars for Navy LCS Program

General Dynamics has placed an order for Saab medium-range surveillance radar systems for installation on two future U.S. Navy littoral combat ships. Saab said Thursday it will provide Sea Giraffe AMB naval radars designated as AN/SPS-77 for the military branch’s LCS 28 and LCS 30 ships. Erik Smith, president and CEO of Saab Defense and Security USA, said the company …

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WidePoint Gets Telecom Mgmt Support Orders From US Govt Agencies

WidePoint has booked task orders worth a combined $608,000 to provide telecommunication lifecycle management services to multiple U.S. federal customers during the government’s 2018 fiscal year. The company said Monday it received TLM orders from the Customs and Border Protection, Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Overseas Private Investment Corporation and …

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CSRA to Develop Tactical Trainer Platform for Navy LCS Under $51M Order

CSRA has received a potential $51 million delivery order to produce an integrated tactical trainer system for the U.S. Navy‘s Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship 6. The company said Monday it will provide the Virtualship software package for the military branch to train bridge teams for at-sea operations. Virtualship is designed to support hydrodynamics and …

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DARPA Seeks Info on Sensing, Neutralization Tech Platforms Against Small Drones

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has asked industry to provide information on novel technology platforms designed to counter small unmanned aerial systems. A request for information posted Wednesday on FedBizOpps says DARPA is interested in modular and scalable platforms that work to identify and target small drones and could complement …

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WidePoint to Help Coast Guard Implement Web-Based Telecom Asset Mgmt Platform

WidePoint has received an initial task order to build an online portal for U.S. Coast Guard personnel to manage the service branch’s telecommunications assets as well as provide cellular wireless services to USCG components. The Coast Guard will implement WidePoint’s ITMS Telecom Lifecycle Management  Portal in an effort to simplify invoicing, billing, payment, …

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TFab Defense to Supply Missionization Equipment for Coast Guard HC-144B Surveillance Aircraft

TFab Defense Systems has received a potential $15.4 million contract to provide Minotaur mission system workstations, or PODs, and integration tools for the U.S. Coast Guard‘s HC-144B Ocean Sentry surveillance aircraft. The Coast Guard said Thursday the contract’s $7.5 million base value will cover the production of eight integration kits and 16 PODs designed to manage …

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ManTech Lands 5-Year Navy Fleet Support Contract

ManTech International has received a five-year, $39 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division’s Combat Direction Systems Activity to help maintain systems on U.S. Navy ships. The company said Friday it will deliver support to NSWCDD’s documentation management function and computer build and installation program under the contract. CDSA works to update …

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