Mike Shawcross: Huntington Ingalls Expects JFK Carrier Construction Contract This Year

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Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) has been awarded a $1.295 billion extension to continue preparing for construction of the John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier for the U.S. Navy. Mike Shawcross, vice president of CVN 79 construction for the company’s Newport News Shipbuilding division, said Tuesday that the company expects to be awarded a contract for construction later this year. “In...

A-T Solutions, Engility Win Anti-IED Program Engineering IDIQ

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A-T Solutions and Engility Corp. (NYSE: EGL) have won positions on a potential three-year, $24,882,608 contract to perform systems engineering and technical analysis work for U.S. Navy programs to develop technology for defeating improvised explosive devices. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division received three offers for the contract,...

Rick Nelson: South Korea Opts for Raytheon Naval Self-Defense System

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has struck a $123 million direct commercial sale contract with South Korea to provide nine close-in weapon systems for that nation’s warship fleet. The company will supply and install its Phalanx radar and gun platform aboard the South Korean navy’s FFX-class frigates and AOE-class combat support vessels, Raytheon said Monday. The maritime self-defense systems are scheduled...

Navy Explosive Division Picks 7 Companies for $232M Development, Prototyping IDIQ

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Seven companies will compete for task orders to perform development and prototyping work for a U.S. Navy anti-explosive weapon office under a potential $232,897,406 contract. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division solicited the bids through a competitive process via the FedBizOpps website, the Defense Department said Friday. Work under...

SAIC Awarded Navy Shore Command Engineering Order; Tom Watson Comments

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has been awarded a potential three-year, $33 million task order to provide engineering and systems integration work to a shore command of the U.S. Navy. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Crane Division selected SAIC to help with prototyping and technical documentation functions, SAIC said Wednesday. Tom Watson, SAIC senior vice president...

Kratos to Build Navy UAV Command, Control Systems

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A Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS) subsidiary has been awarded a four-year, $29.6 million basic ordering agreement to build command and control systems for the U.S. Navy‘s unmanned aerial vehicles. Micro Systems will work to engineer and develop upgrades for electronics and ground control stations used to manage UAVs, Kratos said Tuesday. The subsidiary is part of the company’s...

General Dynamics Electric Boat Awarded $520M for Virginia-Class Submarine Materials

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General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary has been awarded a $520 million contract action to acquire long lead time materials for work on four Virginia-class submarines for the U.S. Navy. The Navy is obligating $283,711,000 in funds at the time of award and no funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year, the Defense Department said Monday. Electric Boat will perform work...

Huntington Ingalls Subsidiary Wins $135M to Maintain Navy Aircraft Carriers; Harris Leonard Comments

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A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) subsidiary has won a potential five-year, $135 million contract to help the U.S. Navy maintain aircraft carriers and train personnel. AMSEC LLC will work to repair and modernize shipboard elevators, cargo equipment and related systems within the Navy’s carriers, as well as to train operators, Huntington Ingalls said Thursday. Harris Leonard, HII vice president...

Navy Researchers Seek Ideas for ‘Next-Gen’ Electronic Warfare Tech

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The Office of Naval Research is asking industry to submit ideas for new electronic warfare technologies in areas such as threat warning systems and C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance). ONR is seeking to further development work on the next generation of EW tools through the Electronic Warfare Technology program and bring fundamental change...

Lockheed to Build Aegis Equipment Sets for $574M

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $574,538,664 contract to build Aegis Weapon System equipment sets for the U.S. Navy‘s Arleigh Burke destroyer program and could also perform engineering work under an option. That option under the firm-fixed-price, multi-year contract also includes work for the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System and Host Nation Poland, the Defense Department said...

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