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2014-09-11 12:20:56

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company access to a $31.8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide command and control hardware products for the service's Ship Self-Defense System Mark 2 (SSDS), used on Navy aircraft carriers and amphibious assault ships. SSDS is a ship-borne battle management system that integrates elements of other combat systems to...

2014-07-22 12:21:00

Open architecture modernization effort updates obsolete equipment and enables a hardware backbone for increased cybersecurity MCLEAN, Va., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a $12 million task order for a full range of engineering services to continue modernizing the Ship Self-Defense System Mark 2 (SSDS MK2). The contract has a potential value of $61 million over five years, if all options are exercised....

2014-07-08 12:21:18

USS JOHN PAUL JONES (DDG-53), July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin and U.S. Navy team's (NYSE: LMT) Baseline 9 Aegis Combat System recently completed multiple exercises including the longest-range engagement ever tested with a Standard Missile-6 (SM-6). This is the first major series of tests for the integrated air and missile defense (IAMD)-equipped USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53), and highlights the system's accuracy in identifying and destroying threats from beyond the...

2014-07-07 08:20:47

RESTON, Va., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An autonomous unmanned vessel designed to track quiet diesel-electric submarines spanning miles of ocean depths for months at a time with minimal human input is now under construction and is expected to set sail for testing in 2015. Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, has begun construction on ACTUV (Autonomous Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel) under a Defense Advanced Research Project Agency...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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