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BAE Systems Wins US Navy Aircraft Maintenance Contract

BAE Systems Wins US Navy Aircraft Maintenance Contract

BAE Systems has been selected by the U.S. Navy to maintain and service T-34, T-44 and T-6 trainer aircraft under a contract valued at approximately $400 million over five years. The company will perform scheduled inspections, along with required repairs, […]


Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Arlington

Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Arlington

The Navy accepted delivery of the eighth LPD 17 class amphibious transport dock ship, the future USS Arlington (LPD 24), from Huntington Ingalls Industries Dec. 7. Accepting delivery of Arlington represents the official transfer of the ship from the shipbuilder […]


Military Sealift Command Accepts Delivery of First JHSV

Military Sealift Command Accepts Delivery of First JHSV

Military Sealift Command accepted delivery of the Navy’s first joint high-speed vessel at Austal Shipyard in Mobile, Ala., Dec. 5. USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1), a joint high-speed vessel, or JHSV, is designed for rapid intra-theater transport of troops and military […]


Denmark Buys US Navy MH-60R Seahawk Helicopters

Denmark Buys US Navy MH-60R Seahawk Helicopters

The U.S. Navy is selling nine MH-60R Seahawk helicopters and associated support to Denmark. Valued at approximately $686 million, this is the second U.S. foreign military sales (FMS) procurement for the MH-60R, following Australia‚Äôs FMS selection in 2011. The Seahawks […]


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 […]


 
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