Tag Archives: Naval Undersea Warfare Center

Rite-Solutions Secures Spot on $74M Contract to Develop Undersea Weapons FoS for NUWC; Dennis McLaughlin, Mike Coffey Quoted

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The U.S. Navy has awarded Rite-Solutions, one of 17 companies, a five-year, $73.7 million contract to help the service branch develop future generations of its Undersea Weapons Family of Systems (FoS), the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) announced on Monday.

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Navy Reuses USS Enterprise Data Link on John F. Kennedy Carrier

Naval Undersea Warfare Center has delivered a salvaged data system to the John F. Kennedy nuclear aircraft carrier after refurbishment and installation activities at Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific. The repurposed AN/USQ-167 Common Data Link System, formerly of the decommissioned USS Enterprise, would allow John F. Kennedy to process sonobuoy data transmitted from undersea warfare aircraft, the U.S. Navy said Friday.

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Jason Gomez to Lead NUWC Newport’s Chief Technology Office

Jason Gomez, a chief scientist at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport, has been appointed to serve as the division's chief technology officer. He will work to form partnerships with industry, academia, innovation cells and foreign entities towards the development of new naval technologies, Naval Sea Systems Command said Monday.

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Serco Secures $49M IDIQ Contract to Deliver System Engineering/Technical Services for U.S. Navy; Dave Dacquino Quoted

The Naval Undersea Warfare Center has selected Serco to receive a potential five-year, $49 million Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to deliver system engineering technical services for the Submarine High Data Rate (SubHDR) program, Serco announced on Tuesday.

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Rear Adm. Scott Pappano Commissioned as Naval Undersea Warfare Center Commander

Rear Adm. Scott Pappano has taken oath to command the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, succeeding Rear Adm. Moises DelToro III who retires after almost three years of NUWC leadership. Pappano served aboard multiple U.S. Navy submarines including USS MichiganUSS Ohio and USS City of Corpus Christi, and held various executive roles at the service branch, Naval Sea Systems Command said Friday.

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Hector Lopez to Lead Undersea Warfare Technical Efforts at NUWC Division Newport

Hector Lopez, former deputy head of Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport's Undersea Warfare Weapons, Vehicles and Defensive Systems Department, has been named the department's head. Lopez will lead over 650 personnel working to support research, development, acquisition and in-service efforts concerning unmanned vessels, torpedoes and other defense systems, Naval Sea Systems Command said Friday.

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Report: China Compromised Submarine Warfare Data Stored in Navy Contractor’s Computers

Government hackers in China have breached a U.S. Navy contractor’s computers to steal a collection of sensitive data related to the service branch’s submarines and other undersea weaponry, The Washington Post reported Friday. U.S. officials said China’s ministry of state security that oversees the Asian country’s foreign intelligence and counterintelligence …

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