Tag Archives: U.S. 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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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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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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Navy Rolls Out New Talent Management System

U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy has launched a new tool designed to facilitate the flow and access of workforce information, such as those about sailors and work opportunities across the service branch, Federal News Network reported Wednesday. The service branch activated the MyNavy Assignment system in December as a replacement to the Career Management System-Interactive Detailing.

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U.S. Navy to Field Reserve Personnel for Public Shipyard Maintenance

U.S. Navy

The U.S. Navy will tap 1,629 reserve personnel to help the service branch maintain submarines and aircraft carriers at four public shipyards in efforts to lower maintenance backlog. The reservists will be deployed to their respective shipyards in batches by July and will carry out mobilization orders for one year as part of the Surge Maintenance program, the Navy said Wednesday.

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