Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

Leidos Tests Sea Hunter USV’s Autonomous Navigation Capability; Gerry Fasano Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 7, 2019 — Leidos (NYSE: LDOS) participated in an Office of Naval Research-facilitated extended testing activity to demonstrate the autonomy capabilities of the company’s Sea Hunter unmanned surface vessel, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Jan. 31 the Sea Hunter was able to navigate autonomously without a …

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BAE to Produce Additional APKWS II Laser-Guided Rockets for US, Foreign Military Clients

BAE Systems has received a $225M delivery order to manufacture additional laser-guided  rockets for U.S. military and foreign military sales customers. The Department of Defense said Wednesday BAE’s information and electronic systems integration business will provide 9,999 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems under lot 7 full-rate production to the U.S. Navy, Army and Marine Corps …

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Navy Awards BAE Potential $136M Contract to Modernize USS Bulkeley Destroyer

BAE Systems has won a potential $136.2M firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Navy for maintenance, repair and modernization of Arleigh Burke-class destroyer ship USS Bulkeley. The company will provide the human resources and facilities needed to coordinate, integrate and complete multiple areas of the project, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. …

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Marine Hydraulics International Wins Potential $149M Navy Dock Landing Ship Modernization Contract

Marine Hydraulics International will help the U.S. Navy modernize, repair and maintain a Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship under a potential $149.2M contract. The company will help the Chief of Naval Operations implement fiscal 2019 drydocking selected restricted availability efforts on the Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship, the Department of Defense said Wednesday. Naval …

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General Atomics to Deliver Prototype Li-ion Battery for Navy Snakehead UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 6, 2019 — A General Atomics business unit will develop and test a Lithium-ion battery system for U.S. Navy unmanned undersea vehicles under a contract with Advanced Technology International, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Atomics said Monday its electromagnetic systems unit will provide a prototype Lithium-ion Fault …

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Lockheed Receives $90M Navy Contract Modification to Explore F-35 Cost Reduction Measures

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a three-year, $90.3M contract modification from the U.S. Navy to identify and implement measures to reduce the cost of the F-35 air system. The company will aim to complete the cost reduction efforts by June 2022, the Department of Defense said Tuesday. The Navy, Air Force and …

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Thomas Lydon Named Aviation Solutions Division President at VT Group

Thomas Lydon, formerly a senior vice president at Sabre Systems, has joined Chantilly, Va.-based technology integrator VT Group as president of the newly established aviation solutions division. He will oversee the combined business of VT Group’s global aviation services and the logistics and engineering capabilities of the newly acquired National Technologies …

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General Dynamics to Continue Arleigh Burke-Class Destroyer Yard Services Under Potential $719M Navy Contract

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) Bath Iron Works subsidiary has received a potential five-year, $719M contract to extend planning yard services for the U.S. Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers. The contract has a one-year base value of $126M and covers DDG 51 logistics, design, material kitting, planning and execution support, the company …

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AEC Industry Vet Carol Holland Joins Dewberry as Associate VP, Market Segment Leader

Carol Holland, a 25-year architecture, engineering and construction industry veteran, has joined Dewberry as an associate vice president and market segment leader in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. She brings to her role over two decades of executive and technical management experience in the AEC sector in support of public, private …

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Booz Allen to Deploy Handheld Biometric Hardware for DoD Under Tech Refresh Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2019 — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) will update a Department of Defense biometric system and supply a new portable platform as replacement under a potential $36.6M U.S. Navy contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Pentagon said Wednesday Booz Allen will provide a handheld biometric device as part …

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