Tag Archives: U.S. Marine Corps

Sikorsky-Built King Stallion Aircraft Completes 27,000-Pound Payload Lift; Michael Torok Comments

The Sikorsky-built CH-53K King Stallion has accomplished an “out of ground effect” external load test to lift a 27,000 pound payload 100 feet above the ground while performing hover maneuvers. Lockheed Martin said Thursday the test was conducted at Sikorsky’s Development Flight Test Center to display the aircraft’s control authority. “This is the most strenuous condition we …

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Barbara Humpton: Siemens Govt Technologies to Provide Fire Protection Services Under NAVFAC Contract

Siemens‘ federal subsidiary Siemens Government Technologies seeks to help the Naval Facilities Engineering Command design, install and repair fire protection systems at various U.S. Navy installations under a $49 million contract the service branch awarded in May. SGT said Wednesday it is eligible to bid on task orders to deliver fire suppression systems, water supplies, low and …

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CorasCloud to Supply Marines With Portfolio Mgmt Platform; Jim Benson Comments

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command has tasked CorasCloud to deliver its customizable project and portfolio management system to plan, manage and execute the service branch’s tasks and support its initiatives. CorasCloud said Monday it will provide its CorasManage system to the Program Manager Information Systems and Infrastructure – Product Manager Total Force Information Systems along with the Product …

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Oshkosh Defense Chooses Telephonics for JLTV Intercommunications Systems

Griffon subsidiary Telephonics has received a subcontract from Oshkosh‘s defense segment to provide the NetCom vehicle intercommunications systems for the future U.S. Army and Marine Corps Humvee replacement Joint Light Tactical Vehicle. Telephonics said Tuesday NetCom works to provide crew intercommunications and radio management systems for up to 20 users. NetCom also features noise cancellation technology to …

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Intergraph Software for Emergency, Incident Mgmt Gets Approval for Deployment at 13 Marine Corps Bases

Intergraph Government Solutions’ software platform will be deployed across 13 U.S. Marine Corps installations worldwide after the platform received milestone C and full deployment approval under the defense acquisition system. IGS said Thursday the deployment approval for Intergraph Computer-Aided Dispatch was based on the software tool’s live operation and testing conducted …

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Rockwell Collins to Supply Parts, Equipment for Navy Electronic Warfare System

Rockwell Collins has received a $24.9 million cost-plus-fixed-fee indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy to provide various equipment for the AN/ALQ-231 Intrepid Tiger Electronic Attack System. Rockwell Collins will deliver roughly 194 Quint Networking Technology radios and 379 hardware parts and perform 36,482 hours of incidental equipment modification services for the precision pods, …

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Army Picks 5 Companies for Environmental Services Contract

The U.S Army has awarded five companies spots on a potential three-year, $9 million contract for environmental, planning, conservation-restoration and sustainment support to various military projects. Contractors will compete for task orders to provide comprehensive environmental services for the Army Corps of Engineers’ military and civil works projects as well as the Defense Department, U.S. Air Force, U.S. …

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Oshkosh Defense Presents Joint Light Tactical Vehicle at Eurosatory 2016

Oshkosh Defense will display its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle at the Eurosatory international defense and security exhibit until June 17 in Paris, France. JLTV is based on the Oshkosh Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle and offers off-road transportation functions, Oshkosh Defense said Monday. Oshkosh was selected in August 2015 to replace U.S. Army and U.S. Marine …

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Buchanan & Edwards to Build Offline Client Tech for Marine Corps Recruitment IT System

Buchanan & Edwards has won a potential three-year, $19.5 million  contract from the U.S. Navy to develop and implement an offline client technology for a recruiting information support system for the U.S. Marine Corps. The Arlington, Virginia-based company will also manage the client technology to help Marine Corps recruiters perform their job, …

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Textron’s Shadow UAS Reaches 1M Flight Hours; Henry Finneral Comments

Textron has recorded more than 1 million flight hours for the Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft system since the company launched the aerial vehicle in 1999. The company said Tuesday Shadow became the only UAS of its size to accomplish the feat and that more than 85 percent of the drone’s flights occurred during combat operations. Shadow TUAS supports the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine …

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Cardno-Amec Foster Wheeler JV Wins Contract to Help Assess Marine Corps Facilities

 A joint venture of Cardno and Amec Foster Wheeler has secured a potential $30 million architect-engineering contract from the U.S. Navy to assess U.S. Marine Corps facilities with a web-based building inspection software. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Cardno-Amec Foster Wheeler JV will use the BUILDER Sustainment Management System to do inspection …

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ONR Provides More Funds for CTC Virtual Pre-Deployment Training Program; Ed Sheehan Comments

Concurrent Technologies Corporation‘s contract with the Office of Naval Research to develop a virtual, avatar-based, pre-deployment training program for the U.S. Marine Corps has reached $1.1 million in value with the award of an additional $200,000. CTC will provide its Virtual Human Terrain Scenario Training program, which is designed to generate virtual avatars as role players …

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Boeing’s Insitu to Produce 5th Batch of Navy Blackjack UAS Under $72M Deal

Boeing subsidiary Insitu has received a $71.6 million contract to manufacture a fifth batch of RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems for the U.S. Navy. The Defense Department said Tuesday that Insitu will produce six Blackjack air vehicles, ground control stations, launch-and-recovery systems and shipboard equipment kits under the low-rate initial production contract. Insitu will conduct the …

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