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Navy Chief Adm. Michael Gilday Asks for Higher Budget to Pursue Plans

Adm. Michael Gilday, chief of naval operations, said the U.S. Navy needs a higher budget to comply with the Trump administration's demands, Defense News reported Tuesday. He said at the Surface Navy Association's annual symposium that the service branch's Columbia-class submarine program has been taking too much a percentage of the budget.

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Raytheon Transfers 10th AN/AQS-20C Minehunting Sonar to U.S. Navy; Wade Knudson Quoted

The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division has received its tenth AN/AQS-20C minehunting sonar system from Raytheon, the company announced on Wednesday. The can start moving towards initial operating capacity after having completed developmental testing in Feb. 2019. 

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Raytheon Partners Major Tool and Machine Inc. on SPY-6 Radar Production; Paul Ferraro Quoted

Raytheon and Major Tool & Machine have signed a collaboration agreement to develop array structures for the U.S. Navy’s SPY-6 radar program as the Navy transitions from low-rate initial production to hardware production and sustainment, Raytheon announced on Tuesday.

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Maj. Gen. John Shaw: Space Force Needs to Focus on ’22nd Century Warfare’

Maj. Gen. John Shaw, head of Space Force Space Operations Command, said the Space Force plans to form an independent identity that is focused on “22nd century warfare” and builds on lessons learned not just from the Air Force but also from other services such as the Army and the Navy, Breaking Defense reported Friday.

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Navy Dept Pursues Strategy to Grow Civilian Workforce

The Department of the Navy has unveiled a new strategy designed to guide the development of DON's civilian workforce over the next 10 years. DON said Thursday that it needs the dynamic strategy to tackle workforce challenges amid changes caused by technological and geopolitical factors.

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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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