Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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Marine Corps to Procure Naval Strike Missile

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Using the congressionally approved Other Transaction Authority with the Marine Corps Systems Command, Raytheon will integrate the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) into the Marine Corps’ existing force structure. In recent years the Corps has determined a…

Geurts: Navy Balancing Columbia, Virginia Sub Production

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The meeting of Navy leaders with submarine shipbuilding industry officials, planned for this month, will focus on integrating the production of the Columbia-class ballistic missile sub and the future Virginia-class attack boats, the Navy’s top acquisition…

Boeing’s Service-Life Modernization of Navy Super Hornets Underway

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The first seven of Block II F/A-18E/F Super Hornet strike fighters have been inducted into the service-life modernization (SLM) at Boeing’s St. Louis, Missouri, facility, while next month the company’s San Antonino facility will induct its…

Services Tackling New Type of Enlistee

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The new generation of Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who are entering the force and in the early stages of their careers is, well, different. Such is the consensus among the three senior enlisted leaders who…

Coast Guard Working Toward Recapitalizing WCC Fleet

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – The Coast Guard plans to release its fifth request for information (RFI) to industry in the coming months, as they continue to gather information on how best to recapitalize their dated waterways commerce cutter (WCC) fleet….

Navy Closing in on Training Copter Award

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Navy is on track to award a contract for its new training helicopter by the end of this calendar year, and Leonardo Helicopters believes it is in a great position to win that competition, Andrew…