Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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SAIC Integrates, Extends Life of Systems for Navy

ARLINGTON, Va. — One might be surprised that one of the most well-known companies in defense work does not manufacture any systems or equipment, but it has a wide portfolio of systems for which it serves as an integrator. SAIC…

NAVAIR Orders 80 Blackjack, 93 ScanEagle UAVs

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy has awarded a contract for Blackjack and ScanEagle unmanned aerial vehicles for the Navy and Marine Corps and several foreign nations. Insitu Inc. of Bingen, Washington, was awarded by the Naval Air Systems Command a…

Senator: SECNAV ‘Gets It’ on Importance of Arctic

WASHINGTON — Alaska’s junior senator, a member of the Armed Services Committee, is critical of the Pentagon’s lack of support for a strategic Arctic port but is pleased that the nation has a Secretary of the Navy who understands the…

First Marine F-35C Squadron Retires its Hornets

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Marine Corps’ first operational squadron to fly the F-35C carrier-capable version of the Lightning II joint strike fighter has retired its last F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter. In ceremonies held June 21 at Marine Corps Air Station…