Tag Archives: U.S. Marine Corps

Northrop-Made G/ATOR Radar System Achieves Marine Corps Initial Operational Capability

The U.S. Marine Corps has declared initial operational capability for the Northrop Grumman-built AN/TPS-80 ground/air task-oriented radar. Northrop said Wednesday the first two G/ATOR systems will be deployed to the Marine Air Control Squadrons 1 and 2. G/ATOR reached initial operational capability after Northrop delivered the first six radar systems to the Marine Corps …

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AeroVironment-MDA Team to Provide Small UAS for Canada’s Maritime Operations

The Canadian department of national defense has selected a team of AeroVironment and Maxar Technologies‘ MDA subsidiary to provide small unmanned aerial systems for deployment aboard the Canadian navy’s maritime coastal defense vessels. AeroVironment said Wednesday the military service will receive Puma II AE mini UAS equipped with 360-degree antenna and Mantis …

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Marine Corps Picks Tactical Edge for Post-Deployment System Support Contract

Tactical Edge has won a potential five-year, $49 million contract to provide post-deployment system support to the U.S. Marine Corps. The Defense Department said Wednesday the company will aim to address the Marine Air-Ground Task Force’s logistics support system requirements through PDSS technical services. San Diego-based Tactical Edge will help the group …

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Corps Solutions to Support Marine Range Control Facilities

Corps Solutions has received a $44.4 million contract from to provide support services to U.S. Marine Corps range control facilities. The Defense Department said Thursday that USMC will obligate $6.8 million in fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds for the first delivery order under the  indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The company will conduct base work at locations in …

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Marine Corps Seeks Industry Input on Man-Portable Laser-Targeting Technology

The U.S. Marine Corps seeks industry input for the potential acquisition of a man-portable rapid laser-targeting platform that integrates three currently used systems. The Marine Corps Systems Command considers a two-phased approach to full operational capacity for the Next Generation Handheld Targeting System, the Marines said through a Federal Business Opportunities …

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Bloomberg: Pentagon’s Fiscal 2017 Contract Spend Reached $331B

Bloomberg‘s government arm has analyzed the Defense Department‘s unclassified contract obligations and found that DoD awarded a total of $331 billion to contractors over the last fiscal year. Robert Levinson, a senior defense analyst at Bloomberg Government, wrote in a blog entry posted Wednesday that the Department of the Navy, which includes the U.S. Marine …

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