Category archives for: Contracts & Tenders

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 […]

Rolls-Royce Continues Support for US Navy’s T-45 Trainer Aircraft Engines

Rolls-Royce Continues Support for US Navy’s T-45 Trainer Aircraft Engines

Rolls-Royce has been awarded a Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) contract valued at over $100m by the US Department of Defense to provide continued support for the F405 (Adour) engines that power the US Navy’s T-45 training aircraft.   The follow-on, one-year contract will continue the successful support which has provided the US Navy’s training fleet […]

Boeing Expands Training Support of US Navy’s P-8A Poseidon Fleet

Boeing will broaden its support for the U.S. Navy’s fleet of Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft through a recent order for maintenance simulators, the company said in a release Monday.   The Navy plans to begin using six virtual trainers, one ordnance load trainer and 14 hardware-based devices to train P-8A maintenance personnel at […]

US Navy Awards HII’s AMSEC Subsidiary CEMAT & SEMAT Contract

US Navy Awards HII’s AMSEC Subsidiary CEMAT & SEMAT Contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ AMSEC subsidiary has been awarded a contract to provide engineering, technical, repair and logistics support to the U.S. Navy’s Carrier Engineering Maintenance Assist Team (CEMAT) and Surface Ship Engineering Maintenance Assist Team (SEMAT) programs.   The contract contains a one-year base period with four one-year option periods, which, if exercised, would bring […]

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