Navy Accepts Delivery of Second Next Generation Landing Craft

August 28, 2020 – The Navy accepted delivery of the next generation landing craft, Ship to Shore Connector (SSC), Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 101, Aug. 27. LCAC 101 is the second craft delivered by Textron Systems to the Navy this year. The LCAC is a high-speed, over-the-beach, fully amphibious landing craft capable of carrying a 60-70 ton payload. The…

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EA Awarded NAVFAC NW Support Contract

August 11, 2020 – EA Engineering, Science, and Technology, Inc., PBC (EA), a leading provider of interdisciplinary environmental services, announced today that it has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Northwest (NAVFAC NW) to support its long-term monitoring and operation and maintenance (O&M) of remedial action systems at Navy and Marine Corps…

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L3Harris Technologies Awarded Medium Unmanned Surface Vehicle Program from US Navy

August 18, 2020 – L3Harris Technologies has received a contract from the U.S. Navy for the Medium Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MUSV) program. This is the Navy’s first program for an unmanned surface vehicle to support the Navy’s Distributed Maritime Operations strategy. The $35 million initial award is part of a $281 million program that includes a prototype and options for…

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Curtiss-Wright Awarded US Navy Contracts

July 28, 2020 – Curtiss-Wright Corporation today announced that it has been awarded contracts valued in excess of $220 million to provide propulsion valves, pumps and advanced instrumentation and control systems for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class nuclear powered attack submarine, Columbia-class submarine and Ford-class aircraft carrier programs. The awards were received from Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) and General Dynamics…

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Cubic Awarded Contract to Deliver Sharklink Systems for US Navy

July 8, 2020 – Cubic Corporation today announced its Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) business division was awarded a sole source, five year contract worth approximately $9 million, from Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) for the production of Communication Data Link System –Technical Refresh (CDLS-TR) equipment. Under the contract, Cubic will deliver its Sharklink system for use on two CVN…

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Seattle’s Naval Shore Station opens at the foot of Washington Street on July 3, 1920

HistoryLink.org Essay 10931 On July 3, 1920, the City of Seattle opens a Naval Shore Station at the foot of Washington Street. Built for use by naval vessels, the station also acts as moorage for the city’s harbor patrol. Fronted by a wide wrought-iron pergola, the slip provides more than 300 feet of berthage. In the 1970s, the aging pergola…

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ECS to Develop Data Consolidation Solution for US Navy and Defense Health Agency

June 29, 2020 – ECS, a leader in advanced technology, science, and engineering solutions, has been selected by the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Atlantic to develop a legacy data consolidation solution prototype for the Defense Health Agency (DHA). This project was awarded as a Cost-Plus-Fixed-Fee, Other Transactional Authority (OTA) contract. Under this contract, ECS will consolidate legacy data from…

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Alion Awarded $59M Navy R & D Contract

June 23, 2020 – Alion Science and Technology announces today it has been awarded a $59M contract for the implementation of advanced threats for weapon system research and development for the Navy Warfare Development Command (NWDC) Red Cell, information operations cell, and electromagnetic maneuver warfare cell. Alion was awarded this contract under the Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s (DoD…

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