25th anniversary of CARAT exercise closes with year’s end

December 21, 2019 – The close of 2019 marks the end of the 25th anniversary of the Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series, the U.S. Navy’s oldest and longest running regional exercise in South and Southeast Asia. For 25 years, the U.S. and partner nations have used CARAT as a premier bilateral and multilateral training forum to address…

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U.S. Navy Awards Contract to BAE Systems for Thousands of APKWS® Laser-Guided Rockets

December 18, 2019 – Following a U.S. Department of Defense announcement in September 2019, BAE Systems announced that the U.S. Navy has signed a $2.68 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for the purchase of thousands of additional APKWS® Laser-Guided Rockets, the company’s combat-proven, low-cost precision munition. The contract demonstrates continuing demand for precision strike capabilities that empower and protect warfighters while…

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KBR to Install and Modernize Navy’s Shore-Based C4ISR Systems Worldwide

December 3, 2019 –  KBR’s Government Solutions U.S. business has been selected by the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) to install shore-based command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems at locations worldwide. NAVWAR chose KBR as one of eight awardees on the Shore Global C4ISR Installations multiple award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract which has a maximum ceiling of $986…

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U.S. Navy Selects Resolvn to Develop and Maintain Virtual Cyber Training Networks

November 14, 2019 – Resolvn has been awarded a contract to develop and maintain the U.S. Navy’s high-fidelity virtual training range on the PCTE platform. Consisting of fourteen connected networks including those of a power plant, multiple internet service providers, a DoD facility, municipal buildings, and others, the range’s modular design will allow training managers to efficiently deploy instances of…

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Navy Employee Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Child Pornography Offenses with Multiple Victims

November 7, 2019 – A Navy employee, who resided in Silver Spring, Maryland, before moving to Japan, was sentenced today to 40 years in prison for the production, transportation and possession of child pornography. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur of the District of Maryland and Special Agent in…

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Final Official Report to the Secretary of the Navy Covering the period of March 1 to October 1, 1945

UNITED STATES NAVY AT WAR Final Official Report to the Secretary of the navy Covering the period March 1, 1945, to October 1, 1945     by FLEET ADMIRAL ERNEST J. KING Commander in Chief, United States Fleet, and Chief of Naval Operations     [2] Dear Mr. Secretary: On 1 March of this year I presented to you my…

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CACI Awarded $385 Million Task Order to Modernize HR Systems for U.S. Navy

October 7, 2019 – CACI International Inc (NYSE: CACI) announced today that it has been awarded a four year and eight month task order, with a ceiling value of $385 million, by the U.S. Navy’s Sea Warrior Program to support MyNavy Human Resources (HR) Transformation, the Navy’s Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E) human resources modernization campaign. Under the task…

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US Navy Contract Announcements October 1, 2019

Progeny Systems,* Manassas, Virginia, was awarded a $25,689,916 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee, and cost only contract for the procurement of Navy systems engineering. This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $98,044,894. Work will be performed in Middletown, Rhode Island (70%); and Manassas, Virginia (30%), and is expected to be completed by September 2021.…

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US Navy Contract Announcements September 30, 2019

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is awarded a $2,195,644,813 modification (P00011) to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract (N00019-18-C-1021). This modification definitizes the production and delivery of 112 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Air Force, 46 F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for the Marine Corps, and 25 F135-PW-100 propulsion systems for the Navy. In addition, this…

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Leidos continues submarine detection sonar services through TRAPS award

September 18, 2019 – Leidos was awarded a follow-on contract by the U.S. Navy to provide submarine detection sonar services. The single award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price award has a three-year ordering period and a total value of approximately $73 million. Work will be performed in Virginia and Mississippi. Leidos engineers will help the Navy’s Maritime Surveillance Systems Program…

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Naval Special Warfare Acquisition Corps Established

September 16, 2019 – Navy announced the establishment of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Unrestricted Line (URL) Officer Acquisition Corps (AC) and Major Program Manager (MPM) career path in NAVADMIN 214/19, Sept.16. The NSW URL AC will professionalize an acquisitions career path for SEAL officers and build a cadre of leaders who can expertly develop, field, and sustain capabilities needed…

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Teledyne Awarded $22 Million AUV Contract

August 19, 2019 – Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced today that its subsidiary, Teledyne Instruments, Inc., has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center to supply autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and related monitoring and communications acoustic systems. The initial 2019 value of the contract is approximately $5.4 million. The award has a maximum value…

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BAE Systems to enhance maritime operations and flight safety systems aboard large deck U.S. Navy ships and new construction aircraft carriers

August 8, 2019 – The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a prime contractor position on a new indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to enhance maritime operations and flight safety systems aboard new construction aircraft carriers and large deck amphibious ships, to include refueling and complex overhaul ships. BAE Systems was one of three contractors awarded the opportunity to bid on future integration,…

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Collaboration Between U.S. Navy, NOAA, and Global Space Agency Scientists Advances Monitoring and Forecasting of Tropical Cyclones

June 24, 2019 – On the morning of October 7, 2018, forecasters at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami, Florida, began issuing advisories on the newly formed tropical depression Michael. Armed with an impressive observation network comprised of aircraft, radars, buoys, and state-of-the-art sensing technologies to monitor the system’s position, intensity and size, the NHC’s forecast track had Tyndall…

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