Category archives for: Contracts & Tenders

USA: Rolls-Royce to Support AE 1107C Engines

USA: Rolls-Royce to Support AE 1107C Engines

Rolls-Royce has been awarded $39 million to support AE 1107C engines for V-22 aircraft operated by the US Marine Corps and Air Force.   The Rolls-Royce MissionCare™ contract, a modification of a prior agreement, includes repairs and support services, with work carried out at Rolls-Royce facilities in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Oakland, California, as well as […]

USA: General Dynamics AMSEA Pens LMSR Contract Modification

USA: General Dynamics AMSEA Pens LMSR Contract Modification

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics American Overseas Marine LLC (AMSEA) a $32.7 million contract modification to operate and maintain seven large, medium-speed, roll-on / roll-off ships (LMSR) for the Military Sealift Command.   AMSEA is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics. Under the terms of the modification, AMSEA will provide services including […]

Top News of the Week Apr 14-20, 2014

Top News of the Week Apr 14-20, 2014

USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) Christened The christening ceremony of the first Zumwalt-class destroyer, the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), took place at General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard located in Bath, Maine on 12 April, 2014.   Secretary of the U.S. Navy, Ray Mabus, and other honored guests attended the christening ceremony. US General Voices Need for More […]

Lockheed Martin Wins Maintenance Deal for US Navy’s MK-48 Torpedoes

Lockheed Martin Wins Maintenance Deal for US Navy’s MK-48 Torpedoes

Operational readiness of the U.S. Navy’s MK-48 heavyweight torpedo inventory will continue to be ensured by Lockheed Martin, the U.S. defence contractor said.   Namely, the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded Lockheed Martin a contract option worth approximately $10 million to support the Navy’s intermediate-level maintenance activities for all MK-48 torpedoes. This is the […]

DRS Technologies to Help US Navy’s DDG 51 Ships Save Fuel

DRS Technologies to Help US Navy’s DDG 51 Ships Save Fuel

DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, will be providing electric power support for the U.S. Navy’s DDG 51 class ships by designing and building Energy Storage Modules (ESM) that will function as a ship-wide uninterruptable power supply.   The initial $17 million contract was awarded by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command to DRS’s Power […]

Raytheon Lands CEC Contract Modification

Raytheon Lands CEC Contract Modification

Raytheon Company received an USD 8.34 mln. contract modification from the U.S. Navy for Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) for two AN/USG-2B Shipboard Systems, one DDG Mod Kit, and one DDG Mod INCO-R Kit.   CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force anti-air warfare capability. It improves battle force effectiveness by improving […]

Royal Navy’s Portsmouth Flotilla Strengthens Ties with Its Home City

Every one of the 41 ships in the Royal Navy’s Portsmouth Flotilla will forger an even stronger bond with their home city after an unique affiliation was signed with the city. The leader of Portsmouth’s council and the Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral David Steel put their names to a special scroll marking the new […]

Top News of the Week Apr 7-13, 2014

Top News of the Week Apr 7-13, 2014

Image of the Day: Artist Rendering of Electromagnetic Railgun aboard USNS Millinocket The Office of Naval Research-founded electromagnetic railgun, which is installed aboard the joint high-speed vessel USNS Millinocket (JHSV 3), shown by an artist rendering.   A long range weapon, railgun, can launch projectiles using electricity instead of chemical propellants and is under testing […]

USA: SSC PACIFIC, SAIC Ink Training Services Contract

USA: SSC PACIFIC, SAIC Ink Training Services Contract

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific’s (SSC PACIFIC) Training Development and Support Center awarded Science Applications International Corporation a prime contract to provide a range of training services to its program offices.   The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple-award contract has a three year period of performance, and a total contract value of more than […]

USA: SPAWAR Awards JEM Increment 2 Deal to General Dynamics

USA: SPAWAR Awards JEM Increment 2 Deal to General Dynamics

General Dynamics Information Technology has been awarded the Joint Effects Model (JEM) Increment 2 contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).   JEM is the U.S. Department of Defense’s primary system for modeling the effects of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) material releases. The cost plus fixed-fee award has a potential […]

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