Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

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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Capt. Eugene Cash: Robotic Process Automation Simplifies Navy Supply Chain Management

Eugene Cash

Fifteen software application robots, designed to perform rapid manual and labor-intensive tasks at the Naval Supply System Command, are undergoing evaluation, development or production as part of the U.S. Navy’s robotic process automation program. Cash added that the program helps the Navy accelerate its supply chain processes.

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Acting Secretary Thomas Harker Describes Navy’s Domain Investment, IT Modernization Initiatives

Thomas Harker

Thomas Harker, acting secretary of the U.S. Navy, said that the service branch's new budget request reflects its goals to balance multidomain investments and modernize naval forces. He said the Navy also moved to update its information technology network and key computer applications when personnel shifted to a remote work environment amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Naval Surface Warfare Center Reaches Warfare Tech Security Compliance Milestone; Barney Mahaney Quoted

Naval Surface Warfare

The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) has achieved full compliance status for 49 Risk Management Framework Security Authorization Packages involving warfare systems it developed for the U.S. Navy. NSWCDD said its assessment and authorization personnel received authorization to operate for all systems with security controls documentation submitted over a two-year period.

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Serco Awarded $70M U.S. Navy Contract for C5ISR Electronic System Support; Dave Dacquino Quoted

Dave Dacquino

Serco announced on Thursday that the company landed a potential $70 million U.S. Navy contract to provide engineering and technical support for aviation intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C5ISR) electronic systems. The single-award contract (SAC) has a five-year base period and one two-year option period. 

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G2 Ops Receives $154M SBIR Phase III Contract to Develop Cyber Resiliency Technology for the U.S. Navy

G2 Ops

G2 Ops, Inc. has announced that the company was awarded a potential five-year, $154 million contract from the Naval Sea Systems Command’s Cyber Engineering and Digital Transformation Directorate (NAVSEA 03) to develop and implement innovative cyber resiliency technologies for deployment within afloat and undersea platforms. 

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Huntington Ingalls Industries to Acquire Alion Science and Technology For $1.65B; Andy Green Quoted

Andy Green

Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced on Tuesday that the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Alion Science and Technology for $1.65 billion in cash from Veritas Capital, subject to customary adjustments. Alion is a technology-driven solutions provider for the global defense marketplace. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2021. 

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Report: Space Force to Take Management Responsibility for Navy, Army Satcom Services

Space Delta 8

A U.S. Space Force delta will assume the responsibility for operations of 11 narrowband communications satellites currently managed by the Navy and satcom payloads being operated by the Army. Space Delta 8, which is headquartered at Schriever AF Base in Colorado, is scheduled to commence the transition process in October as USSF aims to establish an integrated satcom enterprise that would connect military users.

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BAE Systems Secures Potential $104.8M Navy Contract For USS San Diego Modernization

BAE Systems

BAE Systems announced on Monday that the company secured a $90.2 million U.S. Navy contract for the maintenance and modernization of the amphibious transport dock USS San Diego (LPD 22). USS San Diego was commissioned in May 2012 and is the fourth Navy vessel named after the southern California city. 

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Carlos Del Toro to be Nominated as Next Navy Secretary

U.S. Navy

The Biden Administration is expected to nominate Carlos Del Toro as the next secretary of the Navy, according to an anonymous administration official. “Carlos Del Toro is an excellent selection to be the next Secretary of the Navy. He has an impressive resume and exemplifies so many of the qualities that make the Navy and our nation great,” commented Sen. Jack Reed

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