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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Tegam Awarded Thermocouple Thermometer Contract with US Navy

May 12, 2020 – In 2017, the US Navy requested a proposal for a Temperature Meter to fulfill the technical requirements of their SCAT 4213. While application details were not disclosed for the temperature device, the Navy specifications were complete and demanded a great deal in precision, accuracy, durability, and price. TEGAM responded to this solicitation with the new 912B…

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Navy’s Only Directed Energy Lab on a Sea Test Range Breaks Ground at NBVC Point Mugu

May 6, 2020 – Demonstrating that Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) remains open for business despite the global pandemic, Navy leaders and private contractors broke ground Tuesday, May 5 at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC)’s Point Mugu for what will become the fleet’s only dedicated facility to test, fire and evaluate complete laser weapon systems in a maritime environment. The…

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U.S. Navy Selects Huntington Ingalls Industries to Provide Logistics Support for Surface Ships and Submarines

April 1, 2020 – Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division was selected by the U.S. Navy to provide integrated logistics support (ILS) for the hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) systems and equipment installed on surface ships and submarines. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ), cost-plus-fixed-fee multiple-award contract has a potential value of $41 million over five years, if all options…

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Kongsberg Naval Strike Missile for the US Navy Over-The-Horizon Weapon System

March 9, 2020 – Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract with Raytheon Missile Systems for Naval Strike Missiles (NSM) to the US Navy Over-The-Horizon Weapon System (OTH WS) program worth 203 MNOK. Raytheon is prime contractor to the US Navy. The order is related to the OTH WS framework agreement announced 31 May 2018 with a…

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