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Austal USA Receives $21 Million Order for Post-Delivery LCS Work

MOBILE, Ala. — The Department of Defense has awarded Austal USA, as the prime contractor, a $21 million order against a previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement to accomplish the post-shakedown availability (PSA) execution for the littoral combat ship USS Manchester…

Future USS Paul Ignatius Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials

PASCOGOULA, Miss — The future USS Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) successfully completed acceptance trials on Dec. 20, returning to Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII’s) Pascagoula shipyard after spending two days at sea in the Gulf of Mexico, Naval Sea Systems Command…

Navy Orders Five Ospreys from Bell-Boeing

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy has ordered five more V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft under a modification to a multiyear contract. Naval Air Systems Command awarded to Bell Boeing a $367 modification for five Ospreys on Dec. 28, an addition to…

LRASM Reaches Early Operational Capability Status on U.S. Air Force B-1B

ORLANDO, Fla. — Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASM) to U.S. Air Force operational units, achieving early operational capability (EOC) status ahead of schedule. After successfully completing the required integration, flight testing and modeling and…

CNO: U.S. 2nd, 3rd Fleets to Become Expeditionary

ARLINGTON, Va. — Two of the Navy’s U.S.-based numbered fleets will become expeditionary, backed up at home by their respective training carrier strike groups (CSGs), the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. John Richardson aid. The move is a reflection…

Rite-Solutions Awarded Navy Combat Systems Engineering Services Contract

MIDDLETOWN, R.I. — Rite-Solutions has won a five-year, $20.3 million contract with the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport (NUWCDIVNPT). The company will provide engineering, technical expertise, and program services including hardware and software engineering, systems engineering, system integration and…

Navy Awards Austal USA Contracts for LCS 36 and 38

MOBILE, Ala. — After delivering three Independence-variant littoral combat ships (LCSs) this year, Austal USA was awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy Dec. 17 to build two additional hulls — bringing the total to four of LCSs awarded to…

Navy Awards General Dynamics SeaPort NxG Contract

FAIRFAX, Va. — General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) announced Dec. 17 it will support the U.S. Navy through a new contract vehicle known as SeaPort NxG. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract holds a total value of $5 billion. It…

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