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ERAPSCO Awarded $220M Navy Sonobuoy Contract Modification

ERAPSCO has received a three-year, $219.8 million contract modification to manufacture 166,500 signal underwater sound sonobuoys for U.S. Navy anti-submarine warfare missions. The Defense Department said Tuesday the company will supply AN/SSQ 36, AN/SSQ-53, AN/SSQ-62, AN/SSQ-101, AN/SSQ-125 and MK-84 sonobuoy units to the service branch. Contract work will occur in Florida and Indiana …

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BAE Plans Digital Shipyard in Pursuit of Australia’s SEA 5000 Future Frigate Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 27, 2017 — BAE Systems aims to establish a digital shipyard in Australia to support the construction of nine anti-submarine warfare ships for the country’s navy as part of the company’s bid for the SEA 5000 Future Frigate contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Thursday the potential facility in Adelaide will …

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Raytheon Taps Curtiss-Wright Winch Tech for LCS Sonar

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 25, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will procure winch devices from Curtiss-Wright as part of the pre-production test article of the Variable Depth Sonar on the U.S. Navy‘s littoral combat ships, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Curtiss-Wright said Thursday Raytheon’s integrated defense systems business will add the winch technology onto …

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L3 Eyes Undersea Market Expansion Through Adaptive Methods Buy

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) has purchased Centreville, Virginia-based systems engineering firm Adaptive Methods for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand footprint in the undersea market. L3 said Tuesday it will incorporate Adaptive Methods into its sensor systems business segment to operate as L3 Adaptive Methods. Christopher Kubasik, L3 president and …

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BAE Lands $4.8B UK Contract to Build Type 26 Warships; Charles Woodburn Comments

BAE Systems has received a potential $4.8 billion contract from the U.K. defense ministry to build the first three ships under the country’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship program. The company said Sunday the contract is expected to create at least 3,400 jobs across the U.K. and that it will …

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Boeing Gets $2B Navy Modification on P-8A Aircraft, Parts Production Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received a $2.2 billion contract modification to build 17 P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft as well as associated long lead parts for the U.S. Navy, foreign military sales customers and cooperative agreement partners. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification also covers unknown obsolescence, class I change assessment, …

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Navy Takes Delivery of 50th Poseidon Aircraft From Boeing

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11 2017 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the 50th P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. Navy in support of the service branch’s anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Navy said Thursday the company delivered the aircraft to Naval Air Station Jacksonville in …

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Leidos Autonomous Vessel Undergoes Trials for DARPA-ONR Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2016 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) has completed initial performance trials on the Sea Hunter trimaran as part of the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel program by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the Office of Naval Research, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the tests focused …

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Boeing Gets $2B Contract Modification for Lot III P-8A Aircraft to Navy, Australia

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has secured a potential two-year, $2.5 billion contract modification to build and deliver 16 full-rate production Lot III P-8A Poseidon military aircraft to the U.S. Navy and four to the Australian government. The Naval Air Systems Command awarded the contract modification to exercise an option under the fixed-price-incentive-firm contract, the Defense …

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DARPA Seeks Input on Anti-Submarine Bistatic Sonar System

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has begun its search for an anti-submarine bistatic sonar system that works to maintain a ship’s stealth while in operation, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. John Keller writes DARPA seeks companies to develop active sonar sources, signal processing and undersea communications technology for …

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