ONR Global Opens New Location in Melbourne, Australia

November 7, 2019 – Scientific collaboration was front and center as Capt. James Borghardt, commanding officer of the Office of Naval Research (ONR) Global, officially inaugurated a new location in Melbourne, Australia, on Nov. 6. ONR Global—charged with providing international science and technology (S&T) solutions for current and future naval challenges—actively engages with the international S&T community. Officials note the…

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HMAS Melbourne Pays Final Visit to Namesake

September 13, 2019 – HMAS Melbourne has arrived in the City of Melbourne for her final port visit before she is decommissioned next month. The 138-metre-long warship berthed alongside Station Pier today, ahead of a four-day port visit to say goodbye to the city where she was built. Melbourne’s crew of more than 180 officers and sailors will exercise their…

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US Navy Contract Announcements September 5, 2018

Enterprise Services LLC, Herndon, Virginia, is awarded a modified indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum potential value of $787,318,898 for the existing Next Generation Enterprise Network contract (N00039-13-D-0013). This modification will add a new option period that will extend the potential ordering period by 12 months from Oct. 1, 2018, through Sept. 30, 2019. Current and future work will be performed…

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US Navy Contract Announcements August 7, 2018

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded $29,914,475 for firm-fixed-price order N6833518F0333 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026). This order provides for the procurement and delivery of 45 end items of Peculiar Support Equipment (PSE) in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. Additionally, this order acquires system specification documents for 13 items of…

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Bonhomme Richard Departs Melbourne

USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) departed Melbourne, Australia, Sept. 3, concluding a scheduled six-day port visit.  Melbourne is Bonhomme Richard’s third Australian port visit during the current routine deployment as part of the U.S. – Australian biennial, bilateral exercise Talisman Saber 2017 (TS17), following visits to Sydney and Brisbane. “The people of Australia, military and civilian, have made us feel…

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