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

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...

BAE to Develop Navy Electromagnetic Railguns

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BAE Systems has won a $34.5 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to develop electromagnetic railguns for the U.S. Navy‘s long-range shooting operations. Under the Innovative Naval Prototype Phase 2 program, BAE will develop a launcher prototype of the EM railgun that has multishot, autoloading and thermal management capabilities, BAE said Monday. Work for the Phase 2 launcher...

Lockheed Wins $71M For DARPA Missile Testing; Scott Callaway Comments

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won a $71 million modification contract from the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency to test anti-ship missiles from air- and surface-based platforms. DARPA added an air-launched test to the two air-launched flight tests already scheduled for this year under the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile contract’s second phase, Lockheed said Tuesday. The air-launched flight...

Northrop Awarded $69M to Complete Navy ADM Project

Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded follow-on and additional task order contracts totaling $69 million from the U.S. Navy’s Office of Naval Research for the Navy’s Integrated Topside program. Northrop reported the $66 million option award for the first contract will fund the continued development and integration of an Advanced Development Model, which aids in electronic...

SCRA Affiliate ATI Wins Potential $99M Naval Technology Center Contract

The Office of Naval Research Composite Manufacturing Technology Center has awarded Advanced Technology International, an affiliate of SCRA, a contract worth up to $99 million. The award is a re-competition of a current contract. The contract has an initial two-year base period award of $40 million, two one-year options of $20 million and a final option year of $19 million. It will fund the CMTC in...

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