Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

Oshkosh Defense Receives $216M Order for More JLTVs

Oshkosh Defense, LLC announced that the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Detroit Arsenal has placed a $216 Million order for 513 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs) and 1,152 trailers (JLTV-T) for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and the Armed Forces of Montenegro, Brazil, and …

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BAE to Modernize USS Mitscher

BAE to Modernize USS Mitscher

BAE Systems has received a $1.9 million contract from the U.S. Navy for the maintenance and modernization of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57). The value of the competitively awarded contract could reach $101.2 million if all options are exercised. Under the docking selected restricted availability (DSRA) …

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U.S. Navy, Boeing Score Another MQ-25 First with E-2D Refueling

The U.S. Navy and Boeing [NYSE: BA] have completed a second carrier-based aircraft unmanned refueling mission with the Boeing-owned MQ-25TM T1 test asset, this time refueling a Navy E-2D Hawkeye command and control aircraft. During a test flight from MidAmerica St. Louis Airport on Aug. 18, pilots from the Navy’s Air …

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Boeing Nets $1.7B for P-8A Poseidon Submarine Hunter

P-8A Poseidon Submarine Hunter

The U.S. Navy today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a $1.6 billion production contract for the next 11 P-8A Poseidon aircraft. Nine aircraft will join the U.S. Navy fleet and two will go to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), a cooperative partner in the P-8A joint program since 2009. The …

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A new era for the Tomahawk missile

The guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) launches a Tomahawk Block V cruise missile during a U.S. Navy exercise off the coast of California. Raytheon Missiles & Defense delivered the first Block V variant to the Navy on March 25, 2021. (Photo: U.S. Navy)

The Tomahawk cruise missile has been the U.S. go-to precision weapon for long-distance strikes. It launches from ships and submarines. It can fly into heavily defended airspace 1,000 miles away. It hits high-value targets with minimal collateral damage. And it just keeps getting better. The U.S. Navy is recertifying and modernizing the …

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Raytheon Intelligence & Space to continue to support U.S. Navy counter narco-terrorism operations

Wins $146 million contract to operate and maintain long-range surveillance radar network. Raytheon Intelligence & Space, a Raytheon Technologies business (NYSE: RTX), will continue operating and maintaining the U.S. government’s Relocatable Over-the-Horizon Radar (ROTHR) system under a $146 million, five-year contract.  Originally developed to track long-range targets for aircraft and ships, …

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