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2014-08-29 12:21:23

GROTON, Conn., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Electric Boat today delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine North Dakota (SSN-784) on time and more than $30 million below target cost. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 North Dakota is the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, which provides the Navy with the capabilities required to retain undersea dominance well into the 21st...

2014-08-27 08:21:34

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mikros Systems Corporation, (OTCBB: MKRS), an advanced technology company specializing in the research and development of electronic systems for the Department of Defense, announced today the award of a major new production contract award valued at $5,000,000 for its ADEPT® equipment, used by the U.S. Navy to maintain advanced radar systems. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120601/PH16889LOGO The Navy plans to purchase fifty-four...

2014-08-25 12:20:44

BATH, Maine, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a $100 million contract to provide planning yard services for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 Bath Iron Works, as the LCS Planning Yard, will provide maintenance and modernization support for all Navy LCS 1 and LCS 2 variant ships. Work to be...

2014-08-20 20:20:28

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) as one of five contractors for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) full deployment production contract to upgrade cybersecurity, command and control, communications and intelligence (C4I) systems across the fleet. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity multiple award contract has a potential value of $2.5 billion over eight years....

2014-08-19 08:21:02

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Using a newly developed advanced maritime test bed, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently demonstrated how continually evolving technologies such as data fusion and predictive analytics can be used to share intelligence quickly and securely - even in limited bandwidth naval settings. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b This new software test platform, designed to mimic different naval environments at sea and ashore,...

2014-08-13 08:21:16

CLINTON, Tenn., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) subsidiary Remotec Inc. an $8.8 million contract to repair and upgrade 103 MK3 Series Remote Ordnance Neutralizations Systems (RONS), increasing the capabilities and availability of the explosive ordnance disposal robots. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division,...

2014-08-11 08:21:39

Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Selects entellitrak® to Power Naval Justice Information System (NJIS) HERNDON, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroPact, Inc., the global leader in Data-First(TM) Case Management and Business Process Management (BPM) software, has been awarded a contract to provide the U.S. Navy with a Naval Justice Information System (NJIS) - an enterprise system supporting the entire life cycle of criminal and military justice cases in the Navy and...

2014-08-05 23:11:15

Will-Burt’s Advanced Composites Division selected to build composite shelter for U.S. Navy Relocatable Over-The-Horizon (ROTHR) System Orrville, Ohio (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 The Will-Burt Company is pleased to announce that its Advanced Composites division located in Orrville, Ohio, has been awarded a $19,465,444 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the design, fabrication and delivery of radio frequency shielded enclosures (shelters) with...

2014-07-18 23:07:56

A Florida Judge has denied the defendants in a negligence lawsuit against the US Navy, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and two defense contractors, a motion to dismiss after being provided with emails exchanged between a human rights group, Freedom From Covert Harassment and Surveillance and Washington Navy Yard shooter, Aaron Alexis, two weeks prior to his shooting rampage. Upland, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Family members of a victim of Washington Navy Yard shooter, Aaron...

2014-07-04 08:20:30

Editor's Note: High resolution photos of the vessel, crest and keel are available for download via http://ussdetroit.blogspot.com/ and http://www.lmlcsteam.com/media/photo-gallery. DETROIT, July 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Navy League of the United States proudly announced today that the City of Detroit has been selected as the commissioning site for the Navy's newest Littoral Combat Ship, USS DETROIT (LCS 7). The ship is currently being built in Marinette, WI, and will be formally...


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Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout
2013-09-24 15:48:13

The Northrop Grumman MQ-8 Fire Scout is an unmanned autonomous helicopter that is used by the United States Armed Forces for reconnaissance missions, situational awareness, and targeting assistance for ground, air, and sea bound soldiers. There are four variants of this UAV, two of which were derived from Schweizer helicopters. The first MQ-8 version, known as the RQ-8A, was used after the Navy retired their RQ-2 Pioneers. The Navy wanted an updated UAV with specific guidelines, including...

Ronald Evans Jr.
2012-10-25 11:30:42

Ronald Ellwin Evans, Jr. was an astronaut that worked with NASA on the Apollo missions and served as a Captain in the United States Navy. Evans is one of the twenty-four astronauts to fly to the moon. . Evans was born on November 10, 1933 in St. Francis, Kansas. He graduated from Highland Park High School in Topeka, Kansas. Boy Scouts of America played a huge role in Evans youth as he attained the highest level of Life Scout. Evans then went on to study at the University of Kansas...

Frederick Hauck
2012-10-18 14:05:34

Frederick Hauck is a retired Captain and pilot in the United States Navy, and a NASA astronaut. He was born Frederick Hamilton "Rick" Hauck on April 11, 1941 in Long Beach, California. He was raised in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C., and he graduated from  St. Albans School in Washington, D.C. in 1958. He then went on to attend Tufts University as a Navy ROTC student, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from in 1962. He was commissioned upon graduation and reported...

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2010-11-18 18:23:59

Pete Conrad was an American naval officer, astronaut and engineer, and he was the third person to walk on the Moon. He was born Charles "Pete" Conrad, Jr. on June 2, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. While his legal name was Charles, his mother gave him what would be his lifetime nickname, Pete. The Great Depression had a tough impact on the Conrad family, but they pulled through it. Conrad has always been bright and intelligent; however, he suffered from dyslexia, a condition that was not...

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2010-10-29 20:50:05

Jim Lovell is a former NASA astronaut and a retired captain in the US Navy. He was born as James "Jim" Arthur Lovell, Jr. on March 25, 1928 in Cleveland, Ohio. During his childhood, Lovell was interested in rocketry, and built flying models. His father died in a car accident when he was young. Lovell graduated from Juneau High School in Wisconsin. Later he attended the University of Wisconsin"“Madison for two years. He then transferred to the United States Naval Academy, and entered in the...

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