PTC’s Windchill SaaS Chosen to Serve as Backbone for U.S. Navy Digital Transformation

July 29, 2020 PTC today announced that the U.S. Navy has selected PTC’s Windchill® product lifecycle management (PLM) Software as a Service (SaaS) offering to support its Model Based Product Support (MBPS) digital transformation initiatives, which is aimed at improving the Navy’s operational readiness. The project, launching in PTC’s fourth fiscal quarter, will enable the U.S. Navy to unify legacy…

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Second Ship to Shore Connector Completes Acceptance Trials

June 16, 2020 – The Navy’s next generation landing craft, Ship to Shore Connector (SSC), Land Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 101, concluded acceptance trials the week of June 8 after successfully completing a series of graded in-port and underway demonstrations for the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). During the trials, the craft underwent integrated testing to demonstrate the…

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PPG NOVAGUARD 810ER Certified by NAVSEA for Potable Water Tanks

June 12, 2020 – PPG today announced that its PPG NOVAGUARD® 810ER coating has been qualified by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA®) for use on potable water tanks. This qualification makes it the only coating that passes NAVSEA tests for six classes of tanks: fuel tanks, seawater ballast tanks, chemical holding tanks, bilges, well deck overheads, and potable…

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NNSY Works Smarter Utilizing Drone Technology

May 26, 2020 – A recent project at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) utilized collaboration and innovation, putting the adage “work smarter, not harder” into practice. After NNSY was hit by a destructive storm April 13, various departments worked together to assess the damage and speedily make repairs under the direction of NNSY’s Nuclear Engineering and Planning Manager (NEPD) Curt Hart.…

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US Navy Issues RFP for Medium Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

May 22, 2020 – The U.S. Navy released a request for proposals for the design, development, test, and production of the Medium Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (MUUV) May 21. The solicitation will support the next generation of the Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatants Unmanned Maritime Systems Program Office, Razorback Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) and the Naval Sea Systems Command…

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SAIC Among Awardees for $982 Million NAVSEA Contract

May 7, 2020 – Science Applications International Corp. has been awarded a multiple award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) with a ceiling value of $982 million to provide products and services within the Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) Family of Systems (FOS). The contract carries a five-year period of performance and may extend to 10…

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US Navy Awards Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) Contract

April 30, 2020 – Navy awarded a contract to design and produce the next generation small surface combatant, the Guided Missile Frigate (FFG(X)) today. The contract for detail design and construction (DD&C) of up to 10 Guided Missile Frigates (consisting of one base ship and nine option ships) was awarded to Marinette Marine Corporation (MMC) of Marinette, Wisconsin, officials announced.…

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NAVSUP and Partners Provide Rapid Response to Future USS Tripoli

April 29, 2020 – When sailors assigned to Pre Commissioning Unit (PCU) Tripoli (LHA 7), transferred from San Diego to Pascagoula, Mississippi they had no way to know that only a few months later, hundreds of their shipmates would be in a Restriction of Movement (ROM) status. The nature of critical COVID-19 mitigation strategies meant that everyday tasks for Tripoli,…

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CACI Awarded Prime Position on NAVSEA Contract

April 16, 2020 – CACI International Inc announced today that the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has awarded the company a prime position on a multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract, with a ceiling value of $249 million, to provide analyses and initiatives that improve effectiveness, efficiency, and affordability in ship design, manufacturing, and lifecycle support. Mission expertise provided under the…

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