Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

Navy to Update Anti-Submarine Warfare Training Systems

Undersea Warfare

The U.S. Navy has moved forward with its follow-on efforts to modernize ocean and shore equipment used to train military personnel in anti-submarine operations. Increments II and III of the Navy's Undersea Warfare Training Range (USWTR) recapitalization and expansion projects will focus on updating sensors, electronics and facilities situated in the Pacific and Caribbean regions. 

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Navy Test-Flies Kratos-made Subsonic Aerial Target; Don Blottenberger Quoted

BQM-177A

The U.S. Navy tested a new subsonic aerial target last month with the USS Barry destroyer at the Japan-based Pacific Missile Range Facility, Detachment-Far East. The BQM-177A target underwent back-to-back test flights from Sept. 9th to 10th as the Navy seeks to achieve the technology's full operational capability this year, Naval Air Systems Command said Monday.

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James Geurts Named to Strategic Advisory Board for Intellisense Systems

James Geurts"

James Geurts, who was performing the duties of the undersecretary of the U.S. Navy from February to August this year, has joined other defense industry experts in providing Intellisense Systems with insights as members of its strategic advisory board. He will function in a consultative capacity, drawing from his over 30 years of experience working in the Department of Defense’s various branches.

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Navy Submarine Acquisition Program Offices Undergo Reorganization

Navy Submarine

The U.S. Navy has reorganized two program executive offices responsible for the acquisition of nuclear-powered ballistic missile and fast attack submarines. PEO Columbia has been renamed as PEO Strategic Submarines, led by Rear Adm. Scott Pappano, and will oversee the branch's transition from the legacy Ohio fleet to the Columbia class. PEO Submarines is now called PEO Attack Submarines and consolidates all Virginia-class platform development, procurement and sustainment efforts under the leadership of Rear Adm. David Goggins.

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PAE Wins $98M IDIQ to Maintain F-5 Aircrafts; Charlie Peiffer Quoted

Charlie Peiffer

PAE has secured an 18-month, $98 million sole-source indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division to provide F-5 fighter aircraft logistics support. Under the contract, PAE’s Readiness and Sustainment team will provide all maintenance and logistics support services for 43 F-5F and F-5N aircrafts at four naval bases across Florida, Nevada, Arizona and Louisiana through January 2023.

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Octo Wins Contract to Provide IT Support for U.S. Navy’s SeaPort Next Generation; Mehul Sanghani Quoted

Mehul Sanghani

Octo Consulting announced Thursday that it has won a five-year multiple-award contract to provide engineering, programmatic and technical support services for the U.S. Navy’s SeaPort Next Generation program. The company will leverage their expertise in I.T. solutions to support the U.S. Navy's modernization and cybersecurity mission objectives.

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Curtiss-Wright Wins $100M in Contracts to Supply U.S. Naval Defense Components: CEO Lynn Bamford Quoted

Lynn Bamford

Curtiss-Wright Corporation has been awarded contracts valuing approximately $100 million to provide pumps for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class and Columbia-class submarines as well as Ford-class aircraft carrier programs. Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. awarded the contracts, which will support ship construction and enhance defense platforms for the U.S. Navy.

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Marines Launch Raytheon-Made Cruise Missile to Reach Target Ship During Exercise

Naval Strike Missile

The U.S. Marine Corps launched a Raytheon Technologies-built cruise missile from a ground-based launcher platform for a live-fire, long-range strike mission during the U.S. Navy's Large Scale Exercise. USMC used the Navy Marine Expeditionary Ship Interdiction System to deploy the Naval Strike Missiles from shore and reach a target at sea.

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Lockheed, Navy Surface Warfare Centers Collaborate to Deploy High-Energy Laser Tech; Tyler Fitzsimmons Quoted

HELIOS System

Three Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) divisions have worked with Lockheed Martin to help the U.S. Navy field a laser control technology the company developed to support the branch's combat identification, threat engagement and battle damage assessment efforts. Crane, Dahlgren shared experiences in low-power and high-energy technology with the project. 

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Noblis Launches Noblis MSD Following McKean Defense Acquisition; CEO Amr ElSawy Quoted

Amr ElSawy

Noblis announced on Wednesday that the company has launched Noblis MSD, a new rebranded subsidiary made up of the recently acquired McKean Defense Group and Cabrillo Technologies, to deliver solutions that drive new levels of scale, agility, efficiency and innovation for the defense clients. Noblis MSD will focus on supporting the unique needs of its defense clients. 

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