Blas de Lezo Returns to Ferrol

December 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – On December 15, the frigate “Blas de Lezo” returned to Ferrol’s Military Arsenal after its integration into the NATO Permanent Naval Group No. 2 (SNMG-2) in the Mediterranean, between September 21 and on November 21, and the participation in the advanced exercise “PEAN-19”, of integration and certification of the French aircraft group, as escort…

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US Navy Contract Announcements December 31, 2019

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded a $1,926,811,724 cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, and cost reimbursable contract. This contract procures recurring logistics services for delivered F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Air Systems in support of the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, non-Department of Defense (DOD) participants and foreign military sales (FMS) customers. Services to be…

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US Navy Contract Announcements December 30, 2019

North Star Scientific Corp., Kapolei, Hawaii, is awarded an $11,955,975 firm-fixed-price order (N68335-20-F-0025) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N68335-19-G-0037). This order continues research and development efforts under Small Business Innovation Research Phase III topic N06-125 entitled “L-Band Solid-State High Power Amplifier for Airborne Platforms.” Additionally, it provides for the production and delivery of 55 Link-16 compatible high power…

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US Navy Contract Announcements December 27, 2019

Gaghan JV Two,* Alexandria, Virginia (N40080-19-D-0001); LLB Enterprises LLC,* Stafford, Virginia (N40080-19-D-0002); Argus-CJW JV LLC,* Leesburg, Virginia (N40080-19-D-0003); Signature-Renovations LLC,* Capital Heights, Maryland (N40080-19-D-0004); Snodgrass JV,* Annapolis, Maryland (N40080-19-D-0005); and JCMCS,* Washington, District of Columbia (N40080-19-D-0006) were awarded a $19,800,000 firm-fixed-price modification to increase the maximum dollar value of an the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the exercise of option one for…

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US Navy Contract Announcements December 26, 2019

Sealift Inc. of Oyster Bay, New York, (N32205-20-C-6173) is awarded a $7,920,000 firm-fixed-price contract with reimbursable elements, for the Army ammunition prepositioning vessel M/V LTC John U. D. Page. This contract includes a seven-month based period with four one-year option periods and one four-month option period which, if exercised would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $53,103,000. Work…

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US Navy Contract Announcements December 23, 2019

Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is awarded a $121,720,015 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-19-C-2112 for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components. This contract includes an option which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $140,070,875. Work will be performed in Monroeville, Pennsylvania (93%) and Schenectady, New York (7%). Fiscal 2020 other procurement (Navy) and 2020…

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US Navy Contract Announcements December 20, 2019

Lockheed Martin Corp., Baltimore, Maryland, is awarded a $1,955,776,266 fixed-price-incentive firm target modification to a previously awarded contract N00024-18-C-2301 for the detail design and construction of four Multi Mission Surface Combatant ships (MMSC). The awarded contract includes associated cost-plus-fixed-fee class design and related material and firm-fixed-price integrated data environment. The MMSC is based on the freedom variant of the Navy…

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Acting SECNAV Names Two Newest Virginia-Class Subs for Greatest-Gen Heroes of Pearl Harbor

December 23, 2019 – The Navy will name its two newest Virginia-class (SSN 774) fast-attack nuclear submarines after the American heroes of the Greatest Generation who perished in the former USS Oklahoma (BB-37) and USS Arizona (BB-39), bringing those hallowed names back into active-duty service after more than three quarters of a century. Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B.…

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Quantum Technology Expert to Discuss Quantum Sensors for Defense Applications at ONR

December 17, 2019 – Michael J. Biercuk, founder and CEO of Q-CTRL, will describe how quantum sensors may provide exceptional new capabilities to the warfighter at the Office of Naval Research (ONR) on Jan. 13, 2020, as part of the ONR’s 2020 Distinguished Lecture Series. “I am honored to be taking part in this renowned lecture series” Quantum sensing is considered one…

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US Navy Contract Announcements December 19, 2019

Manu Kai LLC,* Honolulu, Hawaii, is awarded $90,000,000 for a bridge contract (N00604-20-D-4009) as a bridge action for previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00604-09-D-0001) with both cost-plus-award-fee and fixed-price-award fee line items for range operations support and base operations support services. This contract includes a 12-month performance period with no option periods. Work will be performed at the Pacific Missile Range…

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JMSDF Monitors Four PLA Navy Ships in East China Sea

December 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – On 12/16, four Chinese naval vessels sailed north between Okinawa and Miyakojima and sailed toward the East China Sea. The Ministry of Defense and the Self-Defense Forces will continue to pay close attention to trends in China’s naval vessels in the waters around Japan, and will make every effort to conduct surveillance and surveillance…

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Merlin Carrier Shield Stronger After WESTLANT Deployment

December 18, 2019 – The Navy’s premier submarine hunters are much better prepared to defend Britain’s future flagships after a three-month workout in the USA. Merlin helicopters of 814 and 820 Naval Air Squadrons – based at RNAS Culdrose – joined new carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and frigate HMS Northumberland to form an invisible, impenetrable ring of steel around the…

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Project 23040G Vladimir Kozitsky and Boris Slobodnik Arrived in Novorossiysk for Testing

December 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – The newest large hydrographic boats of the 23040G project, Vladimir Kozitsky and Boris Slobodnik, built for the hydrographic service of the Russian Navy at the Nizhny Novgorod Motor Ship enterprise, arrived in Novorossiysk, where they will pass all stages of testing. Currently, boat crews and representatives of the Nizhny Novgorod Motor Ship plant are…

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Atalaya Returns to Ferrol From African Deployment

December 16, 2019 (Google Translation) – The high-profile patrol “Atalaya” arrived at its base in Ferrol on December 15, after taking part in various cooperation activities in the African continent, within the Defense Diplomacy Plan. During this time, the “Watchtower” remained integrated into the operational structure of the Armed Forces, depending on the Maritime Security and Surveillance Command (MVSM), within…

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