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Raytheon and PPI Signed a U.S. Department of Defense Mentor-Protégé Agreement

TUCSON, Arizona, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Raytheon revealed on Tuesday (16th January 2019) that the company and Kentucky-based Phoenix Products, Inc. (PPI) has signed a U.S. Department of Defense Mentor-Protégé agreement for the production of Naval Strike Missile (NSM) transport containers under a $1.6 million U.S. Navy contract, learned

BAE Systems Announced a $78 Million USS Shoup Modernization Contract

NORFOLK, Virginia, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - BAE Systems announced last week on 2nd January 2019 that the company has received a $78.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the maintenance and modernization of USS Shoup (DDG 86), an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer (DDG), learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: BAE

Another Successful Intercept Test of the SM-3 Block IIA Missile in Development

WASHINGTON,the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) ― Yesterday, 11th December 2018, the U.S. Navy and Missile Defense Agency successfully shot down an intermediate-range ballistic missile target in space from its Hawaii-based Aegis Ashore facility, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The test is the second consecutive successful intercept and the third

Another Move of the USA in Response to the Russia-Ukraine Tensions

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – The Russia-Ukraine tensions led to lots of reactions over the recent days, one of which is the move of the USA to send a warship to the Black Sea as announced yesterday (5th December 2018), learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Kerch Strait Incident Resulted in Court Orders and International…

Lockheed Martin Received a $108 Million IRST21 Sensor System Contract

ORLANDO, Florida, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - Lockheed Martin received a $108 million contract for phase II of the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet Block II Infrared Search and Track (IRST) program for the U.S. Navy, awarded by aircraft prime contractor Boeing, learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read more: Lockheed Martin Received a $22.7 Billion F-35…

US Navy Training Standards Are Improving Following McCain and Fitzgerald Collisions

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) —The training standards of the U.S. Navy are being improved after the tragic collisions involving the USS John S. McCain and USS Fitzgerald and the subsequent analyses and reviews that arose the question whether the U.S. Navy knows how to drive its ships, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The fatal…

The Littoral Combat Ship 11 of the US Navy Commissioned

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) - The global security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin, headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, the USA, announced during the weekend that the United States Navy commissioned the sixth U.S. Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS),USS Sioux City (LCS 11), at the United States Naval Academy on…

Enabling Technologies for the US Navy Next-Generation UUVs Will Be Provided by Alion

WASHINGTON, D.C., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com) – Enabling technologies for the U.S. Navy next-generation UUVs (Unmanned Undersea Vehicles) will be provided by the headquartered in McLean, Northern Virginia company Alion Science and Technology under a multiple award contract (MAC) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ). The contract was…

The Newest Independence Variant Littoral Combat Ship Named by Secretary of the Navy

WASHINGTON, the USA, (BulgarianMilitary.com) –Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced on 9th October 2018 that the next Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship will be named USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32), learned BulgarianMilitary.com Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer said, “I am pleased to name the next Independence variant LCS…

Technology of Sonardyne Selected by the USNSWC for Underwater Vehicle Testing Ground

HOUSTON, Texas, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 18 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Sonardyne/The US Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division’s SFOMF (South Florida Ocean Measurement Facility). An underwater target tracking technology of the Houston-based company, Sonardyne Inc., has been selected by the US…

Another Successful Test of the Japanese Aegis Destroyer Atago

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 13 September 2018, Editor: Bm Team, Photo credit: MC2 Jon Dasbach, US Navy/The Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force Atago-class guided missile destroyer JS Atago departs Joint Base Pearl Harbour-Hickam to support Rim of the Pacific 2010. The US Missile Defence Agency (MDA) announced in a release that the…

The MQ-25 of Boeing for the US Navy Will Be Equipped with Rolls-Royce Engines

Indianapolis, IN, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 11 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Eric Shindelbower, Boeing/ Boeing’s MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueller Boeing selected the AE 3007N engines of Rolls-Royce to power the new MQ-25 Stingray aircraft of the U.S. Navy. This will allow unmanned, carrier-based air-to-air…

The CDR Phase of the Northrop Grumman’s WSN-12 Inertial Sensor Module Is Completed

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 10 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: U.S. Navy/The U.S. Navy WSN-12 Inertial Navigator will be used on the Virginia Submarines and on the Arleigh-Burke class destroyers, as well as a host of other ships. In the middle of last week, 5 September, Northrop Grumman, the…

Lockheed Martin Will Provide up to 200+ eCASS Stations for the US Navy

ORLANDO, Fla., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 7 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Michelle Jeffries, Lockheed Martin/Lockheed Martin technicians building and testing eCASS stations, which troubleshoot and repair avionics for Navy aircraft, at a facility in Orlando, Florida. Lockheed Martin announced on 4 September 2018,…

The High-Speed USNS Carson City Is Tested on the Black Sea for Logistics Purposes

CONSTANTA, Romania (BulgarianMilitary.com), 3 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Sgt. Kris Bonet, U.S. Army/U.S. Transportation Command members oversee the docking of the USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) at the Port of Constanta, Romania on 24 August 2018. The US Army announced on 28 August 2018 that the high-speed vessel USNS…

Boeing Receives a $805 million MQ-25 Contract from the US Navy

ST. LOUIS, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 31 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Eric Shindelbower, Boeing/ Boeing’s MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueller Yesterday Boeing announced that the company has received a $805 million MQ-25 Contract from the U.S. Navy. Under the contract Boeing will build the U.S. Navy’s first operational…

The F-35C Has Been Tested Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln by the US Navy

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 31 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: US Navy/F-35C landing on USS Abraham Lincoln The F-35C has been tested aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln on the Atlantic Ocean by the US Navy. The operational tests were started on 28 August 2018 and scheduled to…

BAE Systems Receives a $146.3 Million Contract to Modernize USS Gettysburg

NORFOLK, Virginia, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 29 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: BAE Systems/the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $146.3 million contract for the modernization of the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64), learned BulgarianMilitary.com Read…

The US Navy Received Littoral Combat Ships 11 (Sioux City) and 13 (Wichita)

MARINETTE, Wis., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 24 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Lockheed Martin/The future USS Wichita (LCS 13) launches sideways into the Menominee River after being christening by ship sponsor Kate Lehrer. Yesterday Lockheed Martin announced that the U.S. Army has received the Littoral Combat Ships…

The US Cyber Security Office Will be Supported by Booz Allen Hamilton for 5 Years

MCLEAN, Virginia, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 27 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Image: wikimedia.org Booz Allen Hamilton unveiled on 24th July 2018 that in February the company has been awarded by SPAWAR (the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command ) a five-year task order at the amount of $92M for provision of cyber security,…

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