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Rear Adm. Scott Pappano: Navy Eyes Contract for Two Columbia-Class Submarines by FY 2021

Rear Adm. Scott Pappano, program executive officer for the Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine program, said the U.S. Navy already issued a solicitation for the first two vessels and that his office expects to reach a contract with industry partners before October 2020, USNI News reported Wednesday.

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McAleese & Associates: FY 2020 Defense Spending Bill to Appropriate $21.7B for Navy Shipbuilding

A McAleese & Associates report says the U.S. Navy’s shipbuilding programs would receive $21.7B under the $690B fiscal 2020 defense funding bill passed by the House Appropriations Committee. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, listed in the report some of the fully funded …

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McAleese & Associates: GAO Examines Navy’s Cost Estimate for Columbia-Class Submarine Program

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on key takeaways from a Government Accountability Office study on the U.S. Navy’s cost estimate for the Columbia-class submarine acquisition program. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates, wrote in the report that GAO challenged the technological maturity of several …

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McAleese & Associates: General Dynamics Projects 2019 CapEx to Rise to $1.2B Driven by Submarine Programs

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) posted $36.2B in full-year 2018 sales, up 17 percent from the previous year. Jim McAleese, founder and principal at McAleese & Associates and a 2019 Wash100 winner, wrote in the report that the increase was primarily driven by $3.7B in …

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Lockheed Secures $167M Contract to Develop US, UK Ballistic Missile Navigation Subsystem

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential $167.1M contract from the U.S. Navy to provide a submarine-launched ballistic missile system’s navigation technology. The company’s rotary and mission systems business will deliver the Trident II D5 Strategic Weapon System component for submarines of the Navy’s Columbia class and the U.K.’s Dreadnought class, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. …

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Report: General Dynamics Posts 13% Increase in Q3 Mission Systems Segment Revenue

McAleese & Associates has provided an overview of General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) financial results in the third quarter of 2018. The Falls Church, Va.-based defense contractor’s mission systems sector reported a 13 percent increase in Q3 sales with an operating margin of 14.6 percent, reflecting an 18 percent growth in …

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Jason Ward, Dave Bolcar Appointed Submarine Construction VPs at HII Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division has promoted Jason Ward to vice president of Columbia-class submarine construction and named Dave Bolcar as VP for the Virginia-class submarine development program. Ward and Bolcar will directly report to Ken Mahler, VP of Navy programs at Newport News Shipbuilding, HII …

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