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June 2020 news

Naval Forces, Defense Industry, Navy Technology, Maritime Security

The U.S. Navy awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) a prime contract worth approximately $60 million to continue to provide mission engineering support by testing heavyweight and lightweight torpedoes for the Naval Sea Systems Command. In support of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport, SAIC will handle testing and data collection for MK 48 Heavyweight Torpedoes, and MK 54 and MK 46 Lightweight torpedoes.

On June 2, 2020, British Company Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company has released on its official website, that the company has been awarded a multi-million pound contract extension to manufacture a further 18 tactical Missile Tube Assemblies (MTAs) for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB). It is part of the Common Missile Compartment (CMC) project for the UK Dreadnought class and US Columbia class submarine programs.

U.S. Defense Government website has released a contract on June 1, 2020, announcing that the company L3 Harris Technologies Inc., Van Nuys, California, is awarded a $7,212,790 cost-plus-incentive-fee order under basic ordering agreement N00024-19-G-5500 for the development, testing and delivery of AN/SPS-48G(V)1 radar data processor and radar display and control function software, firmware updates for the I/Q processor and synchronizer and other hardware changes.

Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., Newport News Shipbuilding Division, Newport News, Virginia, is awarded a $17,176,332 cost-plus-fixed fee, cost-plus-incentive fee contract (N42158-20-C-0003) for maintenance and modernization on board U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) during the fiscal 2020 extended carrier incremental availability at Norfolk Naval Shipyard. This information was released on the U.S. Defense Government website on June 1, 2020.

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced on June 1, 2020, a contract for Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Indiana. The company is awarded a $34,427,808 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract N00019-17-C-0081 to exercise an option for the production of 16 MT7 gas turbine engines in support of the Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 100 Class craft.

United States Defense Government website has released a contract on June 1, 2020, to announce that Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, New York, is awarded a $37,835,381 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N00019-20-F-0350) to provide retrofits from the Generation III, V and VI Mission Computer (MC) configuration to the Generation 3i and 5i MC configuration on the MH-60R/MH-60S Seahawk naval helicopters (186 for the Navy, seven for the government of Australia, five for the government of Denmark, and two for the government of Saudi Arabia).

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