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2011-03-15 09:35:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) held a successful critical design review for an electronic warfare system upgrade that will defend U.S. Navy surface combatants from evolving anti-ship missile threats. Under the Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), the Navy is pursuing an evolutionary succession of enhancements to its AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare system currently installed on aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers and other...

2011-03-10 08:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy conducted a successful test flight March 1 of a Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). The Navy launched the unarmed missile from the submerged submarine USS Nevada (SSBN 733) in the Pacific Ocean. This test marked the 135th consecutive successful test flight of the D5 missile since 1989 -a 22-year record of reliability unmatched by any other large ballistic missile or space...

2011-03-02 20:46:39

TechSolutions product upgrades current DOS-based designThe next time a Navy chef saut©s shrimp scampi, he may be managing the meal using food-preparation software developed by the Office of Naval Research. A product of ONR's TechSolutions program, Food Service Management System 3 is a next-generation upgrade of the current DOS-based software design, which expires in October. FSM3 offers menu-planning tools, recipes, nutritional analyses, budget information and inventory tracking. Testing...

2011-02-28 06:50:00

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Navy Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) Command to provide project management planning and systems integration services in support of the Navy's enterprise resource planning (Navy ERP) program. The contract has a one-year base period of performance with three one-year options, and a total value of more than $28 million if all...

2011-02-25 12:45:04

By Dylan Elizabeth Ottman, Office of Naval Research One Sailor's request to replace humming fluorescent bulbs with a quiet alternative inspired the Office of Naval Research (ONR) to create the Solid State Lighting (SSL) project, currently being evaluated aboard several ships and submarines across the U.S. Navy. A product of ONR's TechSolutions program, SSL is one of several rapid-response technologies created using recommendations and suggestions from Navy and Marine Corps personnel. The SSL...

2011-02-14 15:42:00

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md., Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lt. Cmdr. Eric "Magic" Buus on Friday became the first United States Navy pilot to fly the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35C Lightning II. The F-35C will operate from the U.S. Navy's large aircraft carriers by way of catapult launch and arrested landing. The United Kingdom's Royal Navy and Royal Air Force also will employ the F-35C. "The in-air handling qualities of the F-35C are excellent, and very similar to the B...

2011-02-12 00:00:45

ConXtech® Space Frame Systems has completed structural steel erection on a 152,000 gsf lodge for the US Navy utilizing ConXRâ“ž¢ Bi-Axial Structural Steel Framing Technology. Hayward, California (Vocus/PRWEB) February 11, 2011 ConXtech® Space Frame Systems has completed structural steel erection on a 152,000 gsf lodge for the US Navy at the Naval Base on North Island, Coronado, CA. Delivery of the project, which leveraged Integrated Project Delivery...

2011-02-11 14:44:00

In the news release, 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation Hosts Gala in San Diego, CA to Commence Year-Long Celebration, issued 11-Feb-2011 by 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fourth paragraph, second sentence, should read "President and CEO of Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Dennis Muilenburg" rather than "President of Boeing Military Aircraft, Christopher Chadwick " as originally issued. The complete,...

2011-02-11 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation is pleased to announce that a year-long celebration in honor of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard's 100th anniversary of flight will commence this weekend. The Centennial of Naval Aviation Kick-Off Gala, on Saturday, February 12, 2011, is part of the weekend-long celebration in San Diego, CA which will initiate a year-long celebration across the United States. The sold out gala will take...

2011-02-09 10:35:00

MARLTON, N.J., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ONPATH Technologies, the leader in scalable connectivity and monitoring solutions for high performance networks and GET Engineering, a leader in tactical data system solutions for military and prime contractor applications, are deploying cost savings solutions for the United States Navy. The Naval Tactical Data System (NTDS) is a tactical information processing protocol designed by the Navy to automate the collection of combat information data...


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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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