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US Navy Qualifies First Female Submariners

Three Sailors assigned to USS Maine (SSBN 741) and USS Wyoming (SSBN 742) became the first female unrestricted line officers to qualify in submarines Dec. 5. Lt. j.g. Marquette Leveque, a native of Fort Collins, Colo., assigned to the Gold […]


X-47B Demos Precision, Wireless Ground Handling

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) and the U.S. Navy have taken a first critical step toward demonstrating that the X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator can be maneuvered safely and wirelessly on the crowded deck of an aircraft carrier. In […]


US Navy Selects Lockheed Martin to Modernize C-130T Aircraft

US Navy Selects Lockheed Martin to Modernize C-130T Aircraft

The U.S. Naval Air Systems command awarded Lockheed Martin a $30 million contract to integrate new avionics and software on multiple C-130T aircraft as part of its avionics upgrade program. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will incorporate the Department of […]


Navy’s First Mobile Landing Platform Launched

Navy’s First Mobile Landing Platform Launched

The first ship of the Navy’s new Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) class launched Nov. 13, less than two years since the start of fabrication at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego. Designed to provide logistics movement from sea […]


Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

Digital Modular Radios For New US Navy Ships and Submarines

The U.S. Navy has ordered an additional 53 General Dynamics-built AN/USC-61(C) four-channel Digital Modular Radios (DMR) for use aboard new Navy ships, submarines and inshore sites. In addition to the new radios, existing DMR hardware will be modified to accommodate […]


Seventh Littoral Combat Ship Takes Shape

Seventh Littoral Combat Ship Takes Shape

A Lockheed Martin-led industry team officially laid the keel for the U.S. Navy’s seventh Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Detroit. The event was part of a time-honored keel laying ceremony that took place at the Marinette Marine Corporation […]


Boeing Delivers 5th Production P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing Delivers 5th Production P-8A Poseidon Aircraft to US Navy

Boeing on Nov. 2 delivered the fifth production P-8A Poseidon aircraft to the U.S. Navy. The P-8A is one of 24 low-rate initial production (LRIP) maritime patrol aircraft that Boeing is building for the Navy as part of contracts awarded […]


Northrop and ITT Partner for US Navy’s Next-Gen Jammer

Northrop and ITT Partner for US Navy’s Next-Gen Jammer

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NOC) and ITT Exelis (XLS) are teaming to bring together the best of industry to offer unique solutions for the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) program. The two companies have been involved in electronic warfare and […]


Northrop to Supply Machinery Control System for LHA-7

Northrop to Supply Machinery Control System for LHA-7

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $50.6 million contract by prime contractor Huntington Ingalls Industries to supply the Machinery Control System (MCS) for the U.S. Navy’s LHA-7 amphibious assault ship. The MCS controls the major shipboard systems including the […]


 
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