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Navy Taps Northrop for Potential $91M Laser Demonstrator Program Contract

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Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) space and mission systems business will provide support for the Solid State High Power Laser Weapon System Demonstrator program under a potential three-year, $91.1 million U.S. Navy contract. The Defense Department said Thursday the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a base value of $53.1 million and base period of performance through …

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Navy Selects BAE for FSSR IDF Research

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 13, 2015 — The Office of Naval Research has chosen BAE Systems to design and develop a full-spectrum staring electronic receiver for demonstration under a $10.9 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The work will include research into an FSSR with instantaneous direction finding, with an estimated October 2018 …

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Nevin Carr Joins Leidos as US Navy Strategic Account Executive; Michael Leiter Comments

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Nevin Carr, formerly vice president at AECOM (NYSE: ACM), has joined Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) as vice president and U.S. Navy strategic account executive. The retired rear admiral will oversee the company’s efforts to identify and execute strategic initiatives meant to help clients achieve mission goals, and grow Leidos’ naval and maritime business, …

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Navy Awards Additional 464 Companies Spots on SeaPort-e Vehicle

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The U.S. Navy has selected 464 companies to compete for task orders in 22 functional service areas under the SeaPort Enhanced multiple-award contract potentially worth $5.3 billion per year. The Defense Department said Thursday the contractors will support the U.S. Marine Corps, Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Systems Command, Space …

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Boeing to Develop Laser Beam Control System for US Navy; Peggy Morse Comments

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Boeing (NYSE: BA) has won a $29.5 million contract to build a beam control system for integration into the U.S. Navy ships’ laser weapons. The company will design and develop a prototype high power beam control subsystem with a configuration compatible with high energy lasers based on solid-state laser technology, Boeing …

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Raytheon to Develop Humvee-Based Anti-Drone Lasers; Bill Hart Comments

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will work with the Office of Naval Research to build a vehicle-based laser weapon system to target drones and other low-flying adversarial assets. Bill Hart, vice president of space systems at Raytheon, said Wednesday the laser will be based on planar waveguide technology and have a compact design for use on mobile platforms. …

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ONR Seeking Proposals on Data Analytics Tech for Naval Warfare Missions

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The Office of Naval Research is accepting proposals and white papers on the development of a big data ecosystem that will help the forces apply analytics to data from national and Naval combat and weapons systems. According to the presolicitation notice posted June 19 on FedBizOpps, ONR is looking to establish data access and …

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Paul Ferraro: Raytheon, Navy Researchers Partner for Air Surveillance Tech Program

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN)  will collaborate with the U.S. Navy‘s Office of Naval Research to build and demonstrate a radar system for maritime defense, air traffic management and weather monitoring under a $6 million contract. The team will design the enterprise air surveillance radar to work on multiple ship classes and …

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Chris Yakes: Oshkosh Continues Unmanned Ground Vehicle Work with Navy


Oshkosh Corp.’s (NYSE: OSK) defense division will help the Office of Naval Research integrate counter-improvised explosive device technologies into an unmanned ground vehicle. Chris Yakes, vice president of advanced products engineering at Oshkosh, said Wednesday the company will continue to work with ONR to demonstrate the interoperability of the TerraMax …

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