SAIC Wins $63.5 Million U.S. Navy Contract for Mission Engineering and Integration Services to Support Advanced Hypersonic Technologies

July 30, 2020 – The U.S. Navy awarded a $63.5 million single-award task order under the SeaPort-NxG Multiple Award Contract to Science Applications International Corp. to provide mission engineering and integration services to the Global Deterrence and Defense Department (Code GX) at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Crane, Indiana. Under the task order, SAIC will deliver expertise, facilities,…

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Cubic Awarded Contract to Support U.S. Navy Surface Training Immersive Gaming and Simulations Initiative

July 30, 2020 – Cubic Corporation today announced its Cubic Global Defense (CGD) business division was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract worth more than $99 million to support the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division’s (NAWCTSD) Surface Training Immersive Gaming and Simulations (STIGS) effort and the development, delivery and total life cycle support of a new virtual environment training…

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China, Russia Nearing Status as U.S. Nuclear Peers, Stratcom Commander Says

July 30, 2020 – For the first time, the United States will face two peer competitors with nuclear capabilities — China and Russia — by the end of this decade, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command said. Speaking today at the Nuclear Deterrence Forum sponsored by the Air Force Association’s Mitchell Institute, Navy Adm. Charles A. Richard discussed the rapid…

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Fleet Maintenance Submarines pushes to goal of 100 percent on-time delivery

Communication. Teamwork. Cross training. A can-do attitude. These are just a few strengths of Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s (NNSY) Fleet Maintenance Submarines (FMB) that helped to significantly increase the amount of maintenance and repairs completed on time this year. Through the unprecedented challenges fiscal year 2020 brought, including COVID-19, FMB made some changes in order to keep delivering on time at…

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BAE Systems Completes Acquisition of Military GPS Business

July 31, 2020 – BAE Systems has completed its acquisition of the Collins Aerospace Military Global Positioning System (GPS) business from Raytheon Technologies Corporation, bringing decades of experience, innovative technology, and an extensive installed base of products to the company. As announced in January, this asset purchase is a unique opportunity to acquire a high-quality, technology-based business that augments the…

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US Navy, JMSDF Complete Exercise 2JA

July 29, 2020 – Mine warfare forces from the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) completed Mine Warfare Exercise (MIWEX) 2JA 2020 in Mutsu Bay, Japan, July 23. “This year’s MIWEX 2JA was another rewarding exercise with our Japanese partners,” said Capt. Derek Brady, Commodore of Mine Countermeasures Squadron Seven. “The dedication of all who were involved was…

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A key milestone of RAMSSES project

July 24, 2020 – On 18th July, the Realisation and Demonstration of Advanced Material Solutions for Sustainable and Efficient Ships (RAMSSES) project reached a key milestone. On that date, at Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding’s (DSNS) location in Vlissingen-East, the Netherlands, the project’s partners unveiled the recently assembled full scale composite ship’s hull section they have been developing these past three…

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FS D’Entrecasteaux Exercises With Australian Amphibious Group

July 30, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Monday, July 27, off New Caledonia, the BSAOM D’Entrecasteaux carried out exercises at sea with the Australian amphibious group made up of the landing ship HMAS Choules and the mine hunter HMAS Huon . After a series of tactical evolutions and radio procedures, the Hat-trick helicopter (MRH90, Australian navy version of the NH90)…

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Damen and Rohde & Schwarz help to strengthen the Royal Netherlands Navy’s UNREP Capacity

July 29, 2020 – Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding signed a contract with Rohde & Schwarz for the delivery and installation of internal and external communication systems for the Royal Netherlands Navy’s Combat Support Ship, Den Helder. The Royal Netherlands Navy’s (RNLN) new Combat Support Ship (CSS), Den Helder, to be built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS), will strengthen the…

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