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  • 29 September 2011
    Industry news

      Military Sealift Command accepted delivery of dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12) during a ceremony at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego Sept. 28. The 689-foot long McLean, designated T-AKE 12, is the 12th of 14 new dry cargo/ammunition ships scheduled for delivery to the Navy by the end of […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Industry news

    General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, today launched the U.S. Navy’s newest supply ship, USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), during an evening christening ceremony at the shipyard. The USNS William McLean is the 12th of a class of 14 dry cargo/ammunition ships slated to serve as Combat Logistics Force (CLF) ships […]

  • 12 January 2012
    Industry news

      Detyens Shipyards, Inc. is being awarded a $7,833,941 firm-fixed-price contract for a 60-calendar day post-shakedown shipyard availability and dry docking of Military Sealift Command dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS William McLean. Work will include cleaning tanks; partitioning a lubricating oil storage tank; modifying associated piping; installing access doors; flushing the fresh water and chill water […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US Navy’s USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) conducted an ordnance offload with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12) April 24-25 in preparation for a planned incremental availability (PIA). As ammunition cannot be taken to the yards, it was offloaded to USNS William McLean while in the […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Two U.S. Navy aircraft carriers took significant steps in the next phases of their mission-readiness during a major ammunition movement July 16.   Through a collaborative effort between USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and the Military Sealift Command dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), Truman off-loaded more […]

  • 25 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Northrop Grumman Corporation  has been awarded a follow-on task order valued at up to $141 million for continued development of the U.S. Department of Defense Automated Biometric Identification System (DoD-ABIS), which provides military personnel with reliable and timely identification of persons of suspected threat to U.S. national security. The task order was awarded under the […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Training & Education

    More than a dozen organizations and agencies gathered at the Admiral Faye Gassama Naval Base in Dakar, Senegal, to explore maritime security issues as part of Exercise Saharan Express 2013 (SE-13), March 11. The participants, both governmental and non-governmental, represent major stakeholders in West Africa’s maritime security. The exercise, which began March 7, is an […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) conducted an on-load of an estimated 3.9 million pounds of ordnance, June 1-3, preparing the ship for upcoming work-up cycles and follow-on deployment. MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to the Nightdippers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 5 transferred weapons including missiles, small arms, and general-purpose bombs […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), and the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) transit in formation after conducting an underway replenishment and weapons onload.   Theodore Roosevelt is out to sea conducting training for upcoming deployments. […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Halifax departed Norfolk, Virginia, September 21, 2015, to join HMC ships Athabaskan and Montréal, as well as United States Naval Ships William McLean and United States Ship The Sullivans. The ships are currently transiting the North Atlantic Ocean and will be conducting Task Group Exercises (TGEX) in preparation for the […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) departed Naval Station Norfolk Sept. 21 to participate in Exercise Joint Warrior off the coast of Scotland. Besides The Sullivans, other U.S. Navy units participating in the exercise include the guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71), the fleet replenishment oiler USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12), and U.S. […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) conducted its first large-scale stores replenishment-at-sea (RAS) in more than a year, June 20. A 250-person working party helped to onload 219 pallets, offload 30 pallets and receive fuel from the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS William McLean (T-AKE 12). Although the […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard guided missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) participated in a multinational fleet training exercise (FLEETEX) Aug. 20-25.   Gettysburg conducted exercises with Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 and a Canadian task group, strengthening international relationships with allied maritime partners. The events included submarine familiarization, maritime interdiction operations, as well as live fire weapons […]

  • 2 February 2012
    Industry news

      To help the U.S. Navy use capital resources wisely and extend the service life of ships, Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, will perform professional support services under a $73.2 million contract award. Alion’s team of experts will provide engineering and technical support across the Navy and with Naval Sea Systems […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Vessels

    The US Military Sealift Command has selected General Electric for work on a pilot program which will help detect “performance degradation that leads to potential failure”. GE’s Predix Asset Performance Management (APM) pilot program will be used onboard two dry cargo ammunition ships, William McLean (T-AKE 12) and Medgar Evers (T-AKE13), with the aim of improving performance […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) returned to Norfolk April 26 following the field-testing of the Navy’s new Maritime Augmented Guidance with Integrated Controls for Carrier Approach and Recovery Precision Enabling Technologies (MAGIC CARPET) software. The crew also conducted carrier qualification (CQ) operations and the offload of ordnance to the Military […]

  • 23 May 2011
    Training & Education

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to provide fighter operational test and evaluation (OT&E) services in support of the Air Force Operational Test and Evaluation Center (AFOTEC). The single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a five year base period of performance and […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Industry news

    Science Applications International Corporation​ (SAIC) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the United States Navy to provide operational and tactical support to United States Fleet Forces Command (USFF). The single-award contract has a six-month period of performance, four one-month options, and a contract value of more than $42 million if all options […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Industry news

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) to provide life-cycle command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) services in support of the Network Integration Engineering Facility (NIEF). The single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has one-year base period of […]

  • 19 May 2011

      Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)  announced today it was awarded a follow-on contract by the Department of the Army Mission and Installation Contracting Command Center, Fort McPherson, Georgia to support the U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) by providing planning, modeling, simulation and training services and solutions to the Army and the Department of Defense […]

  • 20 July 2011
    Industry news

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)  announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division to provide advanced engineering and technical services in support of the U.S. Navy Ship Signatures Directorate and signature silencing programs. The single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a one-year base period of performance, two […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    The commanding officer of the Office of Naval Intelligence’s Nimitz Operational Intelligence Center, was honored with the 2012 Vice Admiral Rufus L. Taylor Award at a banquet and ceremony in McLean, Va., May 20. The award is presented annually by the National Military Intelligence Association and the National Military Intelligence Foundation to the active duty […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) yesterday announced it was awarded a task order by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic for a full range of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) engineering and integration services associated with tactical vehicles for any U.S. Department of Defense or other agency customer. […]

  • 28 February 2011

    Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) 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, […]

  • 3 May 2011

      Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, was awarded a three-year, $4.6 million task order from the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division (NAWCTSD) to design a high-fidelity serious game to train sailors for the Littoral Combat Ship-2 (LCS) Readiness Control Officer (RCO) position. Alion will expand its PC-based Virtual Maintenance […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Industry news

    Alion Science and Technology, an employee-owned technology solutions company, announced that it has been awarded a contract to support the Navy’s Amphibious Warfare Program Office in their efforts to satisfy both current and future Navy/Marine Corps needs for Amphibious Warfare. Alion’s efforts include supporting the acquisition and production of the Navy’s LHA (R) class and […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Industry news

    Booz Allen Hamilton announced it has won three contracts—with a combined value of more than $95 million—from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). Booz Allen has a long history of supporting the U.S. Navy by bringing the latest strategy and technology solutions to help Navy operating and systems commands address crucial operational and […]

  • 4 September 2017

    The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) departed for the Gulf Coast region Aug. 31, in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s, and local and state authorities’ efforts to provide humanitarian and disaster relief for the areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. The ship and her crew were recently underway conducting shipboard drills, and […]

  • 11 May 2011
    Industry news

      General Dynamics NASSCO hosted a keel laying ceremony for the Lewis and Clark class dry cargo-ammunition ship T-AKE 14 at the company’s shipyard in San Diego. Mrs. Min Kaskin served as keel authenticator for the ceremony. She is the wife of Jonathan D. Kaskin, Director, Strategic Mobility/Combat Logistics Division, Office of the Chief of […]