PAE Lands $359M Navy Lab, Field Test Support Contract; John Heller Comments

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John Heller PAE has won a $359 million contract to provide support services for the U.S. Navy‘s training and test range in Patuxent River, Maryland. The company will perform laboratory and field testing, operate the facility’s systems, provide engineering services and maintain the Navy’s Atlantic test range and Atlantic targets and marine operations division at the Naval Air Station,...

General Dynamics Electric Boat Awarded Potential $1B Nuclear Sub Support Contract

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $1.5 billion contract to provide engineering, logistics, technical support and other services for the U.S. Navy‘s nuclear submarines and submersibles. The contract with General Dynamics Electric Boat has a base value of $234 million and also covers design, materials support and research and development, the company...

Navy Plans Further Network Improvements After NGEN Transition

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Officials in charge of the U.S. Navy‘s migration from the Navy Marine Corps Intranet to the Next Generation Enterprise Network expect the project to be finished by Sept. 30, Federal News Radio reported Thursday. Jared Serbu reports that once the estimated 300,000 users have moved to the government-owned, contractor-operated NGEN vehicle, the Navy will work with HP (NYSE: HPQ) to perform...

Tetra Tech to Help Assess Environmental Impacts of Naval Training Ground’s Expansion

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Tetra Tech Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) has been awarded a five-year, $23.6 million contract to assess the potential of the U.S. Navy‘s training ground expansion work in Twentynine Palms, California, on the environment. The company will analyze the density, health and habitat structure data of endangered species at the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Tetra Tech said Thursday. Tetra Tech...

William Lynn: Navy to Buy DRS C2 Hardware for Carriers, Amphibious Ships

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William Lynn DRS Technologies has received a $31.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to provide command-and-control hardware for Ship Self-Defense System Mark 2 systems installed on amphibious assault ships and aircraft carriers. The company said Wednesday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract covers production, testing and shipping of hardware products such as interface devices...

SAIC to Provide Navy With Supply Chain Mgmt Support for Up to $144M

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Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has won a potential 10-year, $144 million supply chain management contract for the U.S. Navy‘s industrial hardware used in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of aviation equipment. The Defense Department said Friday work on the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will be performed in California, Florida, North Carolina and...

General Dynamics to Help Navy Refurbish USS Pearl Harbor

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A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has been awarded a $139.9 million contract modification to update and maintain the USS Pearl Harbor for the Navy. San Diego-based General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. will work to plan and execute the maintenance and alterations on the ship under the contract modification, the Defense Department said Friday. NASSCO will perform the dry dock...

Navy Picks 5 Firms for $240M F-35 Hangar Construction IDIQ

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The U.S. Navy‘s Naval Facilities Engineering Command has awarded positions on a potential three-year $240 million contract to five companies for F-35 maintenance hub design and construction services. Awardees include Carothers Construction, Archer Western Construction, Brasfield & Gorrie General Contractors, Hensel Phelps Construction and M.A. Mortenson Construction, the Navy said Tuesday. Carothers...

Kevin Carpentier: SCRA to Help Navy Run Shipbuilding Tech Center of Excellence

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An SCRA division has been awarded a five-year, $99 million recompete contract to help the U.S. Navy manage a facility designed to explore technology for naval ship construction. SCRA Applied R&D will provide operational and technical oversight services at the branch’s Shipbuilding and Advanced Manufacturing Center of Excellence in South Carolina, SCRA said Tuesday. Kevin Carpentier, SCRA...

Navy Selects Lockheed Exoskeletons for Testing, Evaluations; Adam Miller Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built industrial exoskeletons have been chosen through the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences for a U.S. Navy evaluation under a contract of an undisclosed amount. FORTIS exoskeletons work to transfer the weight of loads from the operator’s body to the ground in order to boost the user’s strength and endurance, Lockheed Martin said Monday. “By wearing the...