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Navy OKs Deployment of USS Ford’s Aircraft Recovery Tech

The U.S. Navy has authorized the USS Gerard R. Ford to use its recovery technology to retrieve propeller and fighter aircraft systems via an aircraft recovery bulletin. The Advanced Arresting Gear works to recover aircraft units, allow large safety margins and mitigate potential fatigue impact, maintenance and manpower needs, the Navy said Tuesday.

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Michael Baker International Awarded $99M IDIQ Contract to Support U.S. Navy & U.S. Marine Corps; Trudi Lim Quoted

Michael Baker International announced on Wednesday that the company has been awarded a five-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract valued at $99 million to provide civil engineering services for projects at various government installations located in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW). 

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Navy to Commission Future USS Indianapolis

The U.S. Navy has set a commissioning ceremony for LCS 17, the littoral combat ship to be named USS Indianapolis on Oct. 26 in Burns Harbor, Ind. Jill Donnelly, the wife of former Sen. Joe Donnelly, will order the activation of the LCS as the vessel's sponsor, the Navy said Thursday.

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NAVSUP to Boost Engagement with Supply Chain Partners

Amid U.S. Navy Secretary and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient Richard Spencer's call to reinforce the capabilities of the service branch, the Naval Supply Systems Command plans to update its business practices to address supply chain gaps. NAVSUP will foster relationships with partners through the use of key performance indicators and executive forums to share information on supply chain concerns and develop strategic efforts through the Strategic Supplier Relationship Management program, the Navy said Friday.

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US Space Command to House Two Commands at Colorado, California

The U.S. Space Command is set to locate its two major command units at U.S. Air Force bases in Colorado and California, Space News reported Sunday. The command's Joint Task Force Space Defense unit will be stationed at the Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado and is assigned to defend military satellites. 

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NAVSEA Unveils Roadmap for Navy Energy Systems Dev’t Efforts

Naval Sea Systems Command published its energy systems development roadmap, detailing efforts to help the U.S. Navy meet future sensor systems and weapon power requirements. The roadmap, referred to as the Naval Power and Energy Systems Technology Development Roadmap, aligned warfighter requirements with the creation of energy and electrical power systems to help augment maritime warfare capacities, the Navy said Thursday

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