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2014-06-02 08:20:43

OAKTON, Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T Government Solutions (AGS), a division of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), and the unit within AT&T that serves a wide range of federal agencies, today announced it has been awarded a $10.4M contract by the U.S. Navy to continue to provide AT&T's cloud-based VoIP enterprise 911 routing and call handling solutions to Navy facilities nationwide. The network AT&T has deployed for the Navy is underpinned by four geographically...

2014-05-29 23:02:40

The U.S. Navy awarded CSA with an $85M contract to support PEO EIS, the Naval Enterprise Network Program Office (PMW 205) and the Navy Enterprise Business Solutions Program Office, formally known as the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning (Navy ERP) Program Office (PMW 220). CSA and its teaming partners will provide services in the areas of acquisition program management, project management, financial management, contracts management, administration operations, public affairs and total force...

2014-05-21 23:12:47

LCDR Shaun Bellemare, USN, spoke to a men's group at Lake Prince Woods retirement community about naval aviation in preparation of the group's visit to Naval Air Station Oceana. (PRWEB) May 21, 2014 The visit from LCDR Shaun Bellemare, USN and Kelly Stirling, Public Affairs Officer, Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, was a trip down memory lane for many of the men attending the recent Men's Club Breakfast at Lake Prince Woods retirement community. With a large contingent of World...

2014-05-21 08:36:11

ARLINGTON, Va., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN) announced today it was awarded a contract worth up to $24.5 million from the Navy to support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific Integrated Voice Networks Branch and provide telephony network support. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/89659) The award is an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, said ESN Program Manager Gerald...

2014-05-19 23:09:42

World T.E.A.M. Sports contributor and Navy Commander Barbara Dittrich is seeking retired American veterans who sustained physical, mental or emotional injuries while in active-duty service to Iraq and Afghanistan to take part in an important online medical survey. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Retired American veterans who sustained physical, mental or emotional injuries while in active-duty service to Iraq and Afghanistan are invited to take part in an important online...

2014-05-07 08:20:57

BOULDER, Colo., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. has been awarded a $23.9 million dollar firm-fixed-price contract for the Stalker long-range electro-optical infrared laser sensor system (SLREOSS) under a contract to the NATO Seasparrow Project Office. The contract includes $10 million in options for additional work. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140507/85191 The contract effort includes Stalker transition to production of the current...

2014-04-24 23:12:43

Vice Admiral Matthew L. Nathan will receive an Honorary Degree of Humane Letters from Alvernia University before addressing the Class of 2014 at Commencement, May 10, at 2 p.m. Reading, Pa. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Vice Admiral Matthew L. Nathan will receive an Honorary Degree of Humane Letters from Alvernia University before addressing the Class of 2014 at Commencement, May 10, at 2 p.m. Vice Admiral Nathan is Surgeon General of the Navy and Chief of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and...

2014-04-23 08:41:32

ARLINGTON, Va., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), a leader in engineering and technology solutions, announced a recent contract win to provide C4ISR technical support for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic (SPAWAR). The award was made by VT Milcom Inc. of Virginia Beach, VA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140422/77299 Paul Barber, Senior VP of ESN's Maritime Division said ESN will provide technical services to support...

2014-04-23 08:21:21

- Diluted EPS of $1.71 increases 5.6 percent over first-quarter 2013 FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today reported first-quarter 2014 net earnings of $595 million, or $1.71 per share on a diluted basis, compared to 2013 first-quarter net earnings of $571 million, or $1.62 per diluted share. First-quarter 2014 revenues were $7.3 billion. Margins Company-wide operating margins for the first quarter of 2014 were 11.9 percent, a 50 basis points...

2014-04-15 12:21:03

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operational readiness of the U.S. Navy's MK-48 heavyweight torpedo inventory will continue to be ensured by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]. The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded Lockheed Martin a contract option worth approximately $10 million to support the Navy's intermediate-level maintenance activities for all MK-48 torpedoes. This is the first option exercised from a contract awarded in 2013 and brings the total contract...


Latest Navy Reference Libraries

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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