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Raytheon Selected for Marine Corps Hornet AESA Radar Upgrade

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — The U.S. Marine Corps has selected Raytheon’s APG-79(v)4 AESA [active electronically scanned array] radar to equip its F/A-18C/D Hornet fleet, the company said in a Jan. 15 release. Raytheon will begin delivering radars in 2020 and…

SPAWAR Awards First IWRP Contract

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic awarded the first prototype project agreement (PPA) under the Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) for the Information Warfare Research Project (IWRP) on Jan. 8 for $1.3 million….

Effort Underway to Extend Service Life of Light Armored Vehicles

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — The fleet of Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs) will begin receiving a number of necessary upgrades under the terms of a $37.2 million contract awarded Jan. 4. General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada will perform…

Effort Underway to Extend Service Life of Light Armored Vehicles

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — The fleet of Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs) will begin receiving a number of necessary upgrades under the terms of a $37.2 million contract awarded Jan. 4. General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada will perform…

LAV Anti-Tank Weapon System to Reach FOC By End of 2019

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. — The Marine Corps continues to upgrade the turret system for one of its longest-serving fighting vehicles — the Light Armored Vehicle-Anti-Tank (LAV-AT). In September 2017, Marine Corps Systems Command’s (MCSC’s) LAV-AT Modernization Program Team…

Coast Guard, Partners Recover Section of Downed Jet off Oahu

HONOLULU — Personnel from the Coast Guard and the State of Hawaii oversaw local salvor’s recovery of a section of the fuselage from a Hawker Hunter aircraft, downed initially in December, off Honolulu, Jan. 8. “Using a blend of local…

ONR Recognizes 2019 Young Investigators

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Office of Naval Research (ONR) recognized 25 awardees of the 2019 Young Investigator Program (YIP) Dec. 17. These recipients will share $16.5 million in funding to conduct naval-relevant scientific research with direct benefits for Sailors and…

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