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Northrop’s Fire Scout Helicopter Drone Under Navy Evaluation for LCS Integration

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2018 — Northrop Grumman‘s (NYSE: NOC) MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has completed an initial operational test and evaluation that the U.S. Navy‘s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 1 conducted aboard USS Coronado, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The U.S. Pacific Fleet said Friday the effort will help shape …

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Raytheon, Kongsberg to Jointly Develop ‘Over-the-Horizon’ Weapon System for Navy

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 5, 2018 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Kongsberg Gruppen will develop a missile system designed for over-the-horizon defense of the U.S. Navy‘s littoral combat ships and frigates under a potential $847.6 million contract from the service branch, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Navy selected the companies’ Naval …

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Raytheon Awarded Potential $300M Navy Contract to Develop LCS Sonar Tech

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has secured a potential $300 million contract to design and build an anti-submarine technology for U.S. Navy personnel to locate and track enemy submarines from littoral combat ships. The Navy awarded the contract following the completion of a study and production assessment of Raytheon’s Variable Depth Sonar system, the company said Tuesday. …

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Navy Selects 4 Firms for $951M LCS Fleet Sustainment Support IDIQs

The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a pair of indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts worth up to $950.8 million combined over five years for sustainment work on the Littoral Combat Ships 1 variant class. BAE Systems‘ Southeast Shipyards Mayport division and General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) NASSCO subsidiary can vie for task orders …

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Lockheed Awarded Potential $80M Navy Contract to Develop LCS Combat Mgmt System

Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE:LMT) mission systems and training business has secured a potential $79.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to build a combat management system for Littoral Combat Ships. The Defense Department said Monday the contract covers the development and integration of hardware and software as well as combat system technical data …

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General Dynamics Lands $83M Littoral Combat Ship Maintenance Contract

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has received an $83.5 million contract to sustain the U.S. Navy’s fleet of littoral combat ships and maintain the vessels’ facilities. San Diego-based General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. will work to control corrosion on the ships, schedule maintenance works, administer support services and …

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BAE, SAIC Win $225M Marine Amphibious Vehicle EMD Contracts

The U.S. Marine Corps has selected BAE Systems and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) to develop amphibious combat vehicle Increment 1 prototypes under two contracts worth up to $225 million. Marine Corps Sgt. Lena Wakayama said Tuesday the military service awarded $103.8 million to BAE’s land and systems business and $121.5 million to SAIC for the engineering, manufacturing …

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General Dynamics NASSCO to Help Navy Sustain Littoral Combat Ships

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) NASSCO subsidiary has won a potential $96.3 million contract to sustain Littoral Combat Ships that are visiting or stationed at a naval base in San Diego. The contract has a $24.2 million initial amount and will reach its full potential value if all options are exercised, the Defense …

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Lockheed, Austal Awarded Navy Littoral Warship Contract Modifications; Joe North Comments

Austal USA and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have received contract modifications for each company to build two more Littoral Combat Ships for the U.S. Navy, USNI News reported Wednesday. Megan Eckstein writes the military service awarded Lockheed approximately $362 million for the construction of one LCS and about $79 million …

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Lockheed, Austal Win $1B For 4 Navy Combat Ships

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Australia-based shipbuilder Austal have each won separate contracts worth nearly $1.4 combined to build four battleships for the U.S. Navy. Lockheed will build two steel monohull Littoral Combat Ships under a $697 million contract and Austal’s U.S. unit will build two aluminum-hulled LCS ships for …

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