Advanced Technology Exercise is the Future of Naval Aviation

The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division recently completed its third annual Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX), showcasing more than 20 emerging warfighter technologies at its Patuxent River headquarters. ANTX, a series of demonstrations by Navy and Marine Corps organizations, displayed new technology in settings similar to real-life operational environments and assists senior leaders in assessing and prioritizing technologies. “NAWCAD’s focus on…

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U.S. Navy Increases Contract Award for Sarcos Guardian® DX

Sarcos Defense, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sarcos Technology and Robotics Corporation, a leader in the development of robots that augment humans to enhance productivity and safety, today announced that the U.S. Navy has exercised a contractual option to expand testing, evaluation, and demonstrations of the Guardian® DX teleoperated dexterous robotic system for Navy-specific tasks, with a focus on the Navy’s…

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Silver Ships Awarded $8.2M Delivery Order for Navy and Coast Guard Boats

Aluminum workboat builder Silver Ships, Inc. was recently awarded an $8.2 million Delivery Order as a result of being awarded a Firm-Fixed-Price Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) single award contract (N00024-21-D-2205) by the Naval Sea Systems Command for the construction and delivery of up to 110 Naval Special Warfare (NSW) Surface Support Craft (SSC) and U.S. Coast GuardSpecial Purpose Craft,…

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Maryland Nuclear Engineer & Spouse Arrested on Espionage Charges

Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, both of Annapolis, Maryland, were arrested in Jefferson County, West Virginia by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) on Saturday, October 9, 2021. They will have their initial appearances on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, in federal court in Martinsburg, West Virginia. For almost a year, Jonathan Toebbe, 42, aided…

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LCS Fleet Introduction and Sustainment Program Office Realigned to NAVSEA 21

As part of the U.S. Navy’s continuing efforts to integrate Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) with all other surface ship classes, the LCS Fleet Introduction and Sustainment Program Office (PMS 505) realigned to Naval Sea System Command’s Surface Ship Maintenance, Modernization and Sustainment (NAVSEA 21) directorate during a small ceremony, Oct. 1. PMS 505 was established in 2011 under the purview…

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