GRSi Awarded Engineering and Management to Support SeaPort NxG

October 9, 2020 – GRSi was awarded a new task supporting the Department of the Navy’s (DON) littoral combat ships (LCS) as part of the Seaport Next Generation (SeaPort NxG) IDIQ. Under this scope of work, the team will provide services that potentially span the entire spectrum of mission areas and technical capabilities supported by the DON ordering activities. The…

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Naval Foundry and Propeller Center makes historic first casting for Columbia-class submarines

October 9, 2020 – The Naval Foundry and Propeller Center (NFPC) in Philadelphia, a detachment of Norfolk Naval Shipyard, made the first casting for a Columbia-Class submarine Aug. 26. The Honorable James F. Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition, along with senior Navy leaders and congressional members, visited NFPC to see the historic event. “This…

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Norfolk Naval Shipyard Completes USS Wyoming’s Engineered Refueling Overhaul

October 9, 2020 – USS Wyoming (SSBN 742) has returned to the fleet following completion of its Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) Engineered Refueling Overhaul (ERO) Oct. 9. An ERO is a complex, major shipyard availability during which the submarine is refueled and upgraded before returning to sea to support the country’s nuclear deterrence strategy. In addition to Wyoming’s refueling, NNSY…

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Former Commander of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay Sentenced to Prison

October 9, 2020 – A former Commander of Naval Station Guantanamo Bay (GTMO) was sentenced to 24 months in federal prison following his multiple convictions of obstructing justice and making false statements, in connection with the death of a civilian at the naval base. Following a five- day trial, on Jan. 17, 2020, a federal jury in the Middle District…

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While Pillaging South American Fish Stocks, Chine Cries Foul Over US Destroyer

October 9, 2020 – A People’s Liberation Army (PLA) spokesman on Friday said a U.S. destroyer sailed past the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea “without permission”, calling the sailing “dangerous” and “provocative.” The Chinese navy is aware of the U.S. navigation and sent naval and aerial forces to monitor the sailing. Hilariously, China calls international waters as their…

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Future USS Mobile (LCS 26) Completes Successful Acceptance Trial

October 8, 2020 – The future USS Mobile (LCS 26) successfully concluded its acceptance trial in the Gulf of Mexico Sept. 25 after a series of in-port and underway demonstrations. The Navy conducted comprehensive tests of the Independence-variant littoral combat ship’s systems during the trial, spanning multiple functional areas including main propulsion, auxiliaries and electrical systems. LCS 26 also performed…

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