Tag Archives: Marine Corps

Scott Greene: Lockheed to Begin JLTV Production at Arkansas Plant

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will start building joint light tactical vehicles for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps at the company’s production facility in Camden, Arkansas. The Pentagon evaluated the Lockheed plant for JLTV manufacturing readiness based on schedule, performance and cost parameters, the company said Friday. “Our Camden facility …

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BAE, SAIC to Compete for Marine Carrier Vehicle Design Services Work

BAE Systems and Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) have won two five-year contracts worth up to $205, 966, 570 combined to perform design and development work for a U.S. Marine Corps personnel carrier vehicle program. Four bids were submitted to the Marine Corps Systems Command for the firm-fixed-price contract …

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Chris Yakes: Oshkosh Continues Unmanned Ground Vehicle Work with Navy

Oshkosh Corp.’s (NYSE: OSK) defense division will help the Office of Naval Research integrate counter-improvised explosive device technologies into an unmanned ground vehicle. Chris Yakes, vice president of advanced products engineering at Oshkosh, said Wednesday the company will continue to work with ONR to demonstrate the interoperability of the TerraMax …

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Jeannie Hilger: Northrop to Base Marines’ IED Jamming Systems on Open Architecture

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a potential five-year, $90 million contract to build electronic jamming systems for the U.S. Marine Corps to protect troops from improvised explosive devices. The company will produce five Counter Radio-controlled IED Electronic Warfare Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operation Capable test systems, Northrop said Tuesday. …

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Navy Orders Northrop Mission Computers for Marine Corps’ Viper, Venom Choppers

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will provide mission computers to the U.S. Marine Corps for two types of attack helicopters under a $10.6 million low-rate initial production contract. The Marines use the company’s second-generation Flight Pro computers on the UH‑1Y Venom and AH‑1Zk Viper helicopters and plans to install the third-generation computer …

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Lockheed Awarded $700M for US, Int’l F-35 Parts

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $698, 032, 385 U.S. Navy contract to gather parts, materials and components for 57 F-35 fighter jets that are being acquired by the U.S. and five international partners. The fixed-price-incentive, firm target, advanced acquisition contract covers work on low rate initial production lot …

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Lockheed Awarded $255M to Build Guided Rockets

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will produce lot nine of the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Unitary rocket for the U.S. Army, Marine Corps and Italy under a $255 million contract. The company said Thursday that the GMLRS is a long-range, all-weather rocket designed to launch from either the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System or M270 system. GMLRS is a joint program …

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Rob Anderson: AT&T, Sprint, Verizon to Help Marine Corps Test Mobile Devices

The U.S. Marine Corps has selected AT&T (NYSE: T),  Sprint (NYSE: S) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) for a program to test the use of personal devices by civilian and uniformed employees at work, Federal Times reported Friday. Nicole Blake Johnson writes 20 loaned devices running the Android and Apple’s iOS operating systems will be …

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Jeffrey Palombo: Northrop Radar Designed to Help Marines Detect, Engage Targets

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will enter the low-rate initial production phase on ground and air task-oriented radars for U.S. Marine Corps troops to monitor and engage targets. The Navy’s assistant secretary for research development and acquisition approved the AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar program production at a Defense Department event on …

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SAIC Awarded Navy Shore Command Engineering Order; Tom Watson Comments

Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAI) has been awarded a potential three-year, $33 million task order to provide engineering and systems integration work to a shore command of the U.S. Navy. The Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Crane Division selected SAIC to help with prototyping and technical documentation functions, SAIC said Wednesday. …

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