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Navy Taps 4 Firms for Submarine, Shipboard C4ISR Training Contracts

The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies potential five-year contracts to provide training support for the service branch’s submarine, ashore and tactical afloat shipboard command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. The Defense Department said Monday the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific received nine proposals for the cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts that …

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NTT Data Lands $82M Contract Extension for Navy Submarine Lifecycle Mgmt Support; Tim Conway Comments

An NTT Data division has received a potential two-year, $82 million contract extension from the U.S. Navy to continue to provide lifecycle management and acquisition support for the service branch’s submarine fleet. The Naval Sea Systems Command awarded the extension to NTT Data Services as an option to the previously awarded …

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BAE Systems Launches 4th Astute-Class Sub for UK Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 2, 2017 — BAE Systems has rolled out the Astute-class nuclear-powered attack submarine named Audacious for commissioning work and eventual sea trials before the vessel joins the U.K. navy’s fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Friday Audacious emerged from Devonshire Dock Hall at its Barrow-in-Furness facility in the U.K. and …

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Lockheed to Supply Navy Integrated Undersea Surveillance Tech Under $121M Contract Modification

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $120.9 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to provide an integrated undersea surveillance system as well as engineering services for a sonar system. The Defense Department said Friday Lockheed’s rotary and mission systems business will support the Acoustic-Rapid-Commercial-Off-The-Shelf Insertion sonar system that works to integrate and …

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BWX Technologies to Build Virginia Payload Module Launch Tubes for General Dynamics

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2016 — BWX Technologies‘ nuclear operations group has received a $35 million contract from General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) Electric Boat subsidiary to develop and construct Virginia Payload Module launch tubes for the Virginia-class submarine program, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The VPM tubes are comprised of four large-diameter payload tubes and will …

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BAE’s US Arm to Help Engineer, Install Navy Submarine Weapon Systems; DeEtte Gray Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 21, 2016 — BAE Systems‘ U.S. arm will help engineer and install new submarine weapon systems under a potential five-year, $368 million U.S. Navy contract awarded in October, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. The contract will also involve information technology support, engineering services and test equipment evaluations, training …

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Retired Navy Adm. Kirkland Donald to Join Board of Huntington Ingalls Industries

Kirkland Donald, a retired U.S. Navy admiral and former CEO of Systems Planning and Analysis, will officially join Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE: HII) board of directors Jan. 1. The 37-year Navy veteran previously directed the military branch’s Naval Nuclear Propulsion program until he retired in 2013, HII said Wednesday. He also commanded the Naval Submarine Forces, Submarine …

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November 9 Market Close: GovCon Index Ends at Record High With 5% Surge, Investors Bet on Defense Spending Uptick

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index climbed 5 percent for a record one-day gain and closing value Wednesday as investors made large buys of shares in large defense primes on expectations of increased defense spending under incoming Pres. Donald Trump after his watershed election win Tuesday. The U.S. stock bellwether S&P 500 composite index …

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Boeing Provides Sensors, Teams With Liquid Robotics at Unmanned Warrior 2016 Demo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Liquid Robotics teamed up to participate at the two-week Unmanned Warrior 2016 naval demonstration event organized by the British navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The team used four Sensor Hosting Autonomous Remote Craft equipped with Boeing’s acoustic sensors to detect and track an …

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Australia Picks Lockheed to Provide Combat System for Future Submarines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 30, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will work with DCNS and Australia’s defense department to integrate combat systems into the country’s future submarines, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Australian reported Thursday the team will install the combat system with sonars and other features onto 12 submarines in support …

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