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  • 29 October 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The US Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman and L3 Technologies contracts worth $35.1 million to demonstrate existing technologies for the low-band frequency jammer, the second increment of the Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) program. The NGJ system will augment, and ultimately replace the EA-18G Growler aircraft’s aging ALQ-99 tactical jammer with advanced airborne electronic attack capabilities […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The US Navy has received its first Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) pod to start tests with the US Navy’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23. Delivered by Raytheon, the mid-band engineering development model is the first of 15 pods Raytheon will deliver for mission systems testing and qualification. Members of the combined Airborne Electronic […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    In a move which marked a new step in the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer electronic warfare system, the U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon a $1 billion contract for Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) of NGJ prototypes. The contract will see Raytheon deliver 15 Engineering Development Model pods for mission systems testing and qualification, and 14 aeromechanical […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Northrop Grumman Corporation has joined forces with Harris Corporation and Comtech PST for the US Navy’s Next Generation Jammer–Low Band (NJG-LB) competition. The Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded Northrop Grumman a $35 million, 20-month contract to demonstrate existing jammer capability for the NJG-LB program. Northrop Grumman is the airborne electronic attack integrator for the […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    US defense contractor Raytheon has delivered the first next generation jammer mid-band engineering and manufacturing development pod to the US Navy to begin ground and aircraft integration testing. Raytheon will deliver 15 EMD pods for mission systems testing and qualification as well as 14 aeromechanical pods for airworthiness certification. NGJ-MB is a high-capacity and power […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    The US Navy has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) under which the two will be working together to develop new jammer technology. The two parties, both operating EA-18G Growlers, agreed to jointly mature the AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer Mid-band (NGJ-MB) capability. The MoU was signed at US Pacific Fleet […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company announced yesterday that it has been awarded a $279.4 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract by the U.S. Navy to conduct the Technology Development phase of the Navy’s Next Generation Jammer program. “We believe the Navy’s choice validates Raytheon’s leadership in advanced electronic attack systems and technologies,” said Rick Yuse, president of Raytheon’s Space and Airborne […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy’s new AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) for the EA-18G Growler is now ready for fabrication and tests after completing CDR, the Naval Air Systems Command announced on May 18. The new Increment (Inc) 1 Mid-band jammer passed the critical design review (CDR) at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland, in late April. This means that Raytheon, the […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Defense technology companies Lockheed Martin and Cobham announced they are joining forces to bid for the US Navy’s Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ-LB) program to replace the current ALQ-99 tactical jamming system currently on the E/A-18 Growler aircraft. The NGJ-LB system will be integrated on the EA-18G aircraft and will replace the ALQ-99 low […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company voiced yesterday its readiness to continue work on the US Navy’s Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) contract.   The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon a $279.4 million contract in July 2013 to conduct the technology development phase of the program. In November 2013 the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) recommended the US Navy to re-evaluate proposals […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy officers and distinguished visitors from Missouri and Illinois gathered for a ceremony May 5 in St. Louis, Missouri, to celebrate the production of the 100th EA-18G Growler.   The Growler, the newest advancement in the Navy’s electronic attack (EA) arsenal, is a variant of the Block II F/A-18F Super Hornet and is […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training located in Moorestown, NJ. has been awarded a USD 24.07 million modification contract to exercise an option for Aegis Combat System Engineering Agent efforts for the design, development, integration, test and delivery of computer program baselines along with associated technology insertion hardware design support for the next/future Advanced […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation an $80 million contract to upgrade and enhance the Next Generation Command and Control Processor (NGC2P). The NGC2P system is a tactical data link communication processor that provides critical real-time information about friendly and enemy activity during combat operations. The five-year, indefinite-quantity, indefinite-delivery NGC2P Technology Refresh and […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Chief of Australian Navy announced Thursday how Navy will deliver its culture change program to deliver a positive and constructive culture that supports the country’s mission to fight and win at sea. The following is the Message from Chief of Navy about NGN:   “New Generation Navy (NGN) is Navy’s cultural change program. It is […]

  • 18 March 2011

      The Department of the Navy announced that it is now in a position to support Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NGC) spin-off of its shipbuilding business.  The Navy finds Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. (HII) responsible for award of amphibious transport dock ship LPD 26 and guided missile destroyer DDG 113, both contracts currently under negotiation with […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Industry news

      Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $7,680,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-5115) for management and engineering services to maintain and modify as necessary the design of DDG 51-class combat system compartments and topside arrangements, in support of program executive officer Integrated Warfare Systems. Work will be performed […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Industry news

      Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $16,868,744 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to contract (N00024-11-C-5106) to exercise options for Aegis Weapon System and Aegis Combat System combat systems engineering, in-country support services, and staging support to fulfill Aegis lifetime support requirements for the Republic of Korea Navy. This contract modification involves […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $59,938,108 cost-plus-award-fee and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for lifetime sustainment and support services for the installed Aegis Weapon System, the U.S. Defence Department announced on July 3. The Naval Sea Systems, Washington, D.C. is the contracting activity and the contract represents a follow-on effort, that […]

  • 20 January 2013
    Research & Development

    A U.S. Navy investigation to assess the circumstances surrounding the USS Guardian (MCM 5) grounding that occurred in Philippine waters will include information on faulty digital navigation chart data that misplaced the location of Tubbataha Reef. On Friday, the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) provided the Navy preliminary findings of a review on Digital Nautical […]

  • 19 May 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Marotta Controls, Inc.*, Montville, N.J., is being awarded a $14,276,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-06-D-0021) to exercise an option for the procurement of up to 400 pure air generating systems for integration into the LAU-7/127 missile launchers. Work will be performed in Montville, N.J., and is expected to be completed in […]

  • 6 January 2012
    Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company , has announced a partnership with Thales Australia to deliver an innovative next generation desktop (NGD) environment to Australia’s Department of Defence. Using the RTCS Trusted Thin Client® (TTC) software and thin client hardware, NGD seeks to generate significant Strategic Reform Program (SRP) […]

  • 17 November 2011
    Industry news

    Lockheed Martin, Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $21,036,485 cost-plus-fixed-fee with performance incentives, cost-plus-award-fee, and cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-5103) to exercise options for procurement of fiscal 2012 Aegis platform systems engineering agent activities and Aegis modernization advanced capability build engineering for CG 57 and DDG 51 class ships. […]

  • 18 April 2011

    Shipbuilder NGV Tech Sdn Bhd will secure a contract this week to build two 75m naval ships for the Ministry of Defence… By Sharen Kaur(BTimes) [mappress] Source: BTimes, April 18, 2011;

  • 28 May 2014

    The US Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), carrying 1,000 marines, has sailed into the Mediterranean Sea and could be used for evacuation of American personnel from Libya, writes the Associated Press.   The warship will remain in the region as a precautionary measure, but without approaching the country’s coast, so as […]

  • 1 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors (LM MS2), Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $118,646,449 fixed-price-incentive contract for the production of two multi-mission signal processor equipment sets; three ballistic missile defense 4.0.1 equipment sets; and five Aegis Weapon System upgraded equipment sets to support fielding Aegis modernization capabilities to the fleet.  Sets will be delivered […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Industry news

      Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $6,986,478 option exercise modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-5115) for management and engineering services to maintain and modify as necessary the design of DDG 51-class combat system compartments and topside arrangements, in support of the program executive officer Integrated Warfare Systems.  The […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Vessels

    France will have to choose the dismantling location for its former Clemenceau-class aircraft carrier Foch (R-99), which was sold to Brazil in 2000 and renamed Sao Paulo. Back in 2005, Foch’s sister vessel Clemenceau left France despite fierce protests about improper disposal and a lack of facilities for the management of toxic waste on the […]

  • 10 November 2011
    Industry news

    Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $7,420,953 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-5115) to exercise an option for installation and test of the Aegis Combat System on new construction DDG 51-class ships. Tasks to be accomplished include planning, technical data package development, test procedure development, test engineering, installation engineering, […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Malaysian Navy commissioned its two new training ships, KD Gagah Samudera and KD Teguh Samudera, in a ceremony at the TLDM Lumut naval base on April 26. Thursday’s commissioning ceremony was historic in that it marked the first time the Malaysian Navy commissioned two ships in a single day. The two 76-meter vessels were […]