Tag Archives: U.S. Marine Corps

Raytheon Delivers Prototype AESA Radar to Marine Corps for F-18 Flight Testing

APG-79 radar Raytheon Technologies

The U.S. Marines Corps has received a Raytheon Technologies-made prototype radar that the service branch plans to use for early flight testing with its F-18 Hornet aircraft. The company said Thursday it delivered a prototype of the APG-79(V)4 radar, a scaled variant of the APG-79 active electronically scanned array designed for detecting and tracking enemy aircraft more accurately than the older APG-73 technology.

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Elbit Systems of America to Deliver Night Vision Tech to Marine Corps

Night Vision Tech

The U.S. subsidiary of Elbit Systems will provide night vision devices and spare parts to the U.S. Marine Corps under a $41 million delivery order. Elbit Systems of America is scheduled to deliver Squad Binocular Night Vision Goggles to the military branch through March next year, as part of a $249 million indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract awarded in 2019, the company said Tuesday.

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Bell Boeing V-22 Military Tiltrotor Reaches Flight-Hour Milestone

Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey

A fleet of military production tiltrotor aircraft made by Textron subsidiary Bell Textron and Boeing has flown over 600,000 hours while providing warfighters support to maintain their mission readiness and provide transportation for cargo and personnel. The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey aircraft's range, speed, maneuverability and logistical capability provide warfighters with versatile and cost-effective service, Bell said Wednesday.

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USAF Taps CAE for Irish Air Corps Military Pilot Training Services

CAE

CAE's U.S. business arm has secured a contract of an undisclosed sum from the U.S. Air Force to provide and manage the military pilot training activities of 14 Irish Air Corps students over an 18-month period. The initial phase of the pilot training program will be overseen by CAE USA subcontractor SkyWarrior Flight Training and will be conducted in Pensacola, Florida.

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Chugach Technical Solutions Secures $94M Army Contract for Towed Artillery Program Management Support

Towed artillery US Army photo

Chugach Technical Solutions has received a $94.2 million firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army for services in support of its joint program office with the Marine Corps that manages the service branches' towed artillery systems. Contract work is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2026, and locations and funding will depend on each order.

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Global Air Logistics and Training to Manufacture Prototype Airborne Payloads for Marine Corps

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Global Air Logistics and Training will build and deliver four prototype airborne networking and communication systems to the U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory under a $23.9 million contract. The Fused Integrated Naval Network communications gateway is designed to work with an unmanned air vehicle to explore the sharing of data between distributed forces, GALT said Monday.

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Navy CIO Aaron Weis Receives Second Consecutive Wash100 Award; Executive Mosaic CEO Jim Garrettson Quoted

Aaron Weis CIO Department of the Navy

Executive Mosaic announced on Wednesday that Aaron Weis, chief information officer at the Department of the Navy, has received his second consecutive Wash100 Award, the most coveted award in all of government contracting (GovCon), for his efforts to update information technology processes and security practices at the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. 

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ManTech Chairman, President & CEO Kevin Phillips Wins Fifth Wash100 Award; Jim Garrettson Quoted

Kevin Phillips Chairman

Kevin Phillips, chairman, president and CEO of ManTech International, has been awarded his fifth consecutive Wash100 Award for his efforts in driving company growth through acquisitions, securing major government contract awards and driving innovation in emerging technologies. “His commitment to the company and the government contracting community has earned Kevin a well deserved reputation of reliability and consistently solid growth,“ said Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic and founder of the Wash100 Award

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USMC Exercises $184M Option on BAE Amphibious Combat Vehicle Production Contract

Amphibious Combat Vehicle

The U.S. Marine Corps has exercised a $184 million contract option to procure additional amphibious combat vehicles from BAE Systems, increasing the number of ACV full-rate production units ordered by the branch to 72. “The ACV was designed to meet the Marines' needs of today while allowing for growth to meet future mission role requirements," said John Swift, director of amphibious programs at BAE.

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