Sunday, August 25, 2019

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Fortem Proposes DroneHunter UAS as Ship-Defense System

WASHINGTON — Fortem Technologies has developed a counter-UAS (unmanned aerial system) that could be used to protect ships as well as sites on land from localized drone threats. Fortem displayed its DroneHunter UAS in Washington at the Defense. Protection. Security….

Gilday Takes Office as 32nd CNO at Ceremony

WASHINGTON — Adm. Michael M. Gilday succeeded Adm. John M. Richardson as the chief of naval operations in ceremonies Aug. 22 at the Washington Navy Yard. Navy Secretary Richard V. Spencer, who presided over the ceremonies, praised Gilday. “As Adm….

BAE to Enhance F-35’s Electronic Warfare Capabilities

NASHUA, New Hampshire — BAE Systems has received a Block 4 modernization contract award from Lockheed Martin to enhance the offensive and defensive electronic warfare capabilities of the F-35 Lightning II fighter, BAE said in a release. Under the contract,…

Coast Guard Patrols North Pacific in Support of International Fisheries

JUNEAU, Alaska — The crew of Coast Guard Cutter Mellon (WHEC-717) continues their North Pacific patrol in support of Operation North Pacific Guard (NPG) 2019, protecting living marine resources, enforcing international fisheries agreements and conducting global security missions, the Coast…

VT Group Awarded Navy Afloat Global C4ISR Installations Contract

CHANTILLY, Va. — VT Group, a middle-market technology integrator and C4ISR solutions provider, has been named by Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) as one of six award winners for an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract. VT Group will compete…

New Special Assistant to Navy Secretary Will Oversee Cybersecurity

ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Navy is creating a new high-level position in the office of the Navy secretary to oversee information management policy, including cybersecurity. The position will be the special assistant for information management and will be given…