Tag Archives: Navy

Joint Tactical Networking Center Renames DoD Comms Product Marketplace

JTNC

The Joint Tactical Networking Center (JTNC) has updated the Tactical Communications Marketplace to reflect the inclusion of an inventory for commercial joint communications products. The Joint Communications Marketplace will work to present waveform technologies, tactical radios and other offerings via a virtual interface.

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U.S. Navy Plans More Cyber Baseline Deliveries This Fiscal Year

U.S. Navy

Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) plans to deliver cyber baseline applications across 56 ships in the current fiscal year to boost the service branch's cyber readiness. The effort aims to equip more ships with the cyber baseline, a web-based application that supports a ship's compliance with the cybersecurity requirements imposed by the Department of Defense (DoD).

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General Dynamics Commences Construction of Fourth Navy Expeditionary Sea Base

General Dynamics

General Dynamics' National Steel and Shipbuilding Company has started the assembly of the U.S. Navy's fourth expeditionary sea base vessel. Expeditionary sea bases function as mobile sea bases and are built to support various missions including special operations and aviation mine countermeasure activities. 

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Gregory Slavonic Named Acting Undersecretary of the U.S. Navy

Gregory Slavonic

Gregory Slavonic, assistant secretary of the U.S. Navy for manpower and reserve affairs, has been appointed the military branch's undersecretary on an acting basis. He will function as a chief operating officer, a chief management officer and an assistant under the secretary of the Navy, the service branch said Friday.

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U.S. Navy Seeks Tech Proposals for Integrated Exercise in 2021

U.S. Navy

Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane (NSWC Crane) Division has partnered with Naval Information Warfare Center Atlantic (NIWC Atlantic) to search for new technologies in support of a future exercise. The Naval Integration in Contested Environments Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (NICE ANTX) will require technologies that allow troops to perform integrated missions, Naval Sea Systems Command said Monday.

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Vice Adm. Bill Galinis Assumes Commander Role at NAVSEA

Bill Galinis

Vice Adm. Bill Galinis, former program executive officer for ships at the U.S. Navy, has succeeded Vice Adm. Tom Moore as commander of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). Galinis will lead more than 83,000 personnel in carrying out research, development, delivery and maintenance efforts for the Navy's vessels, combat and weapons systems under his new role, NAVSEA said Friday.

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USMC in Discussions to Adopt Hypersonic Weaponry

U.S. Marine Corps

The U.S. Marine Corps may follow the other service branches in using hypersonic weapons, in favor of a speed-focused operational concept, USNI News reported Thursday. Mike White, assistant director for hypersonics at the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, said in an online event that USMC's battlefield agility makes the service a good candidate for hypersonics implementation.

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