Tag Archives: NAVAIR

Navy Now Ready to Use New Precision Landing System on Aircraft Carriers

Navy Landing System

The U.S. Navy has declared the initial operational capability of a Raytheon Technologies-made system designed to guide aircraft landing on naval carriers and amphibious assault ships. The Joint Precision Approach and Landing System achieved IOC on May 4 and is now ready to facilitate aircraft landings on naval ships, Naval Air Systems Command said May 18th.

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Vertex Aerospace Receives $881M NAVAIR CLS Contract; CEO Ed Boyington Quoted

Ed Boyington

Vertex Aerospace announced on Tuesday that the company has been awarded a potential six-year, $882 million Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) task order from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide supply chain management for the E-6B Mercury Airborne Command Post (ABNCP) and Take Charge and Move Out (TACAMO) missions.

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V-22 Tiltrotor Program Office Eyes Survivability, Medium-Lift Capability Updates; Col. Matthew Kelly Quoted

V-22 Osprey

Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) is working with the U.S. Marine Corps to improve the V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft’s survivability and establish its assault-support elements in high-threat situations. Kelly noted that his office is also looking into implementing helmet-mounted visualization technologies for the MV-22 variant for missions in degraded environments.

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Navy Warfare Centers Collaborate on Force Analysis

U.S. Navy Training

The Naval Surface Warfare Center's Carderock and Dahlgren (NSWCDD) divisions have joined forces to analyze the surface fleet force using the Synthetic Theater Operations Research Model (STORM). Both NSWC units also worked with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center and Naval Air Systems Command to help modelers and analysts understand the STORM model system through a training program.

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L3Harris Wins $496M U.S. Navy Contract to Deliver Prototype Tactical Jamming Pods; James Geurts Quoted

James Geurts

L3Harris Technologies has been awarded a five-year, $496 million contract by the U.S. Navy to deliver prototype tactical jamming pods. L3Harris’ pods will  be designed to extend U.S. Air superiority. “The efforts by all those involved enabled the Navy to move forward in a rapid manner to bring this new critical capability to bear for our war fighters, saving years in operational development,” said James Geurts.

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NAVAIR Seeks Industry Help to Engineer Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Tech

Naval Air Systems Command

The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) wants information on potential sources of engineering and technical support services to a NAVAIR division responsible for ensuring that aircraft, weapons and ground equipment could function in electromagnetic environments. The division aims to identify and correct electromagnetic interference issues in deployed platforms through its Air Systems EMI Corrective Action Program.

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KBR Wins $42.5M Task Order Under DoD IAC MAC to Advance Defense Training; Byron Bright Quoted

Byron Bright

KBR has been awarded a $42.5 million, cost-plus-fixed-fee recompete task order under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center's (DoD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Installation Contracting Center, the company reported on Tuesday.

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NAVAIR Awards Hughes $3.5M Follow-On Contract to Enhance Airborne Communications; Rick Lober Quoted

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Hughes Network Systems has received $3.5 million follow-on contract by the U.S. Naval Air Systems (NAVAIR) to provide SATCOM systems integration for the U.S. Coast Guard on its HC-27J aircraft, the company announced on Monday

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