Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

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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McAleese & Associates: Boeing’s Defense Business Reports 13% Rise in 2018 Sales

A new report by consulting firm McAleese & Associates says Boeing’s (NYSE: GD) defense, space and security business posted $23.2B in 2018 sales, reflecting a 13 percent increase from the previous year. The BDS segment saw its 2018 backlog rise 30 percent to $57B driven by its “buy-in” strategy associated with …

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General Dynamics Allots $1B CapEx Budget for Submarine Construction Updates

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2019 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has unveiled a plan to reinvest $1B into its manufacturing operations in 2019 as part of a capital expenditure strategy that includes the further development of submarine construction capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. USNI News reported Wednesday that the funds will …

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HII Shipbuilding Division Secures $15B Contract to Build Two Navy Aircraft Carriers

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (NYSE: HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division will design and build two Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers for the U.S Navy under a $15.2B contract modification. The company said Thursday it will construct the future Enterprise vessel, designated CVN 80, and the yet-to-be-named CVN 81 ship. Jennifer Boykin, president of Newport Shipbuilding, said …

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Six Firms Win Spots on $249M Navy Mid-Atlantic Facility Construction Services IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded six companies spots on a potential five-year, $249M contract to provide design-build and design-bid-build services within Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Mid-Atlantic Hampton Roads area of responsibility. Contractors may vie for construction, renovation, alteration, demolition and repair task orders under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Department of Defense …

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