Thursday, April 22, 2021

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Littoral Combat Ship St. Louis Christened and Launched

MARINETTE, Wis. — The Lockheed Martin-led shipbuilding team launched littoral combat ship (LCS) 19, the future USS St. Louis, into the Menominee River at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine Shipyard. Ship sponsor Barbara Broadhurst Taylor, the daughter of a decorated World…

Strike Fighter Squadron 147 Declared Safe for Flight Operations

PACIFIC OCEAN —The “Argonauts” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 completed their carrier qualifications Dec. 12 aboard USS Carl Vinson, the final required component for Commander, Joint Strike Fighter Wing, to issue the squadron its safe-for-flight-operations certification. This marks a…

USS Thomas Hudner Brought to Life in Boston

BOSTON — The Navy commissioned its newest surface combatant, USS Thomas Hudner (DDG 116), during a Dec. 1 ceremony, the commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet Public Affairs said in a release. USS Thomas Hudner, commanded by Cmdr. Nathan…

Navy Must Be ‘Agile’ but ‘Sustainable’ in the Arctic

WASHINGTON — Sustainability is the key issue for U.S. naval operations in the Arctic, a Navy official said. “The Navy has to be agile [in its Arctic operations],” Jeffrey Barker, a deputy branch head for Policy and Posture in the…

Rite-Solutions Selected in $561 Million Navy UUV Contract

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. — Rite-Solutions recently was selected as one of 23 companies that will participate in a five-year, $561.2 million contract to help the U.S. Navy develop future generations of its Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) Family of Systems (FoS), the…

BAE Systems Wins Navy Contract for C5ISR Systems Integration, Sustainment Work

MCLEAN, Va. — BAE Systems has earned positions on two single-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contracts that support the rapid integration and sustainment of command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR) systems for the Naval Air…

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