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Analysis Underway for E-6B Mercury Aircraft Replacement

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — An analysis of alternatives (AOA) is underway in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for a replacement for the Navy’s E-6B Mercury strategic communications aircraft. Speaking to an audience at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space conference…

Pentagon Report Cites Rapidly Modernizing Chinese Navy

ARLINGTON, Virginia — China’s first home-built aircraft carrier is likely to join the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) fleet this year, a highlight of China’s effort to modernize its fleet with modern, farther-ranging platforms and weapons. Construction began on a…

HII’s Digital Shipbuilding Transformation Earns 2019 CIO 100 Award

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division has been named a recipient of a 2019 CIO 100 Award for adopting business-aligned IT strategies during its integration of modern technologies into shipbuilding. The ongoing initiative, known as…

HII Wins LCS Planning Yard Contract Worth a Possible $931.7 Million

PASCAGOULA, Mississippi — Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been awarded a cost-plus-award-fee contract with a potential total value of $931.7 million for planning yard services in support of in-service littoral combat ships (LCS), the company said in a…

ATAC Selected as Provider of Training for Navy’s TACT Program

WASHINGTON — Textron Airborne Solutions, a business unit of Textron Inc., announced on May 1 that its Airborne Tactical Advantage Company subsidiary (ATAC) has been selected as a provider of contracted air services under the U.S. Navy’s Terminal Attack Controller…

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