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  • 9 March 2018
    Vessels

    The Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) returned from a deployment to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on March 7. Tucson successfully completed a six-month Western Pacific deployment while conducting operations in support of national security. This deployment was the first for more than 40 percent of Tucson’s crew. During the deployment, 28 officers […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities

    US Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) pulled into Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, on December 1, becoming the third US Navy submarine to visit a port in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region in 30 days. USS Tucson arrived in Yokosuka after previously visiting US Fleet Activities Chinhae, the US Navy’s only mainland Asia base, […]

  • 9 September 2013

    Long hugs and kisses from family and friends were seen on the submarine piers on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam as the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) departed Sept. 5, for a deployment to the Western Pacific region. Tucson’s Commanding Officer, Cmdr. Ted O’Harrah commented that the submarine and her crew are excited […]

  • 18 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Friends and families of the crew from the USS Tucson (SSN 770) gathered at the submarine piers to welcome back the Los Angeles-class submarine as she returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after completing a six-month deployment to the Western Pacific region, June 14. “Tucson had a very successful deployment supporting the theater commander’s operational […]

  • 15 December 2011
    Training & Education

      Friends and families of the crew from the USS Tucson (SSN 770) gathered at the submarine piers on board Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam to say goodbye as the Los Angeles-class submarine departed for a scheduled western Pacific deployment Dec. 14. “The Tucson crew is excited to get to sea and deploy to support the […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) arrived at US Fleet Activities Chinhae, the US Navy’s only mainland Asia base, for a visit on October 7. The visit is part of the submarine’s deployment to the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. “The Korean-American relationship is very important and our visit to Chinhae gives us […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) arrived in Busan, Republic of Korea, Nov. 12, as part of a scheduled visit to the Korean peninsula. The submarine, with a crew of more than 130 Sailors, is based out of Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and is currently on a routine deployment throughout the Western Pacific […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Authorities

    The commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Tucson (SSN 770) passed forward his duties April 10, in a time-honored change of command ceremony at the submarine piers on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.   Cmdr. Michael Beckette relieved Cmdr. James “Ted” O’Harrah. O’Harrah said he is proud of having had the opportunity […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) pulled into Busan, South Korea, Oct. 13, three days ahead of announced US and ROK Navy maritime drills. Prior to USS Michigan’s arrival in Busan, another US submarine, the USS Tucson spent time in South Korea at US Fleet Activities Chinhae. The US Navy said the […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Authorities

    Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY) completed the Engineered Overhaul (EOH) of the fast-attack submarine USS Newport News (SSN 750) May 29.   Over the 29-month EOH, the project team and crew performed several system upgrades including installation of a new battery, the overhaul of the ship’s service motor generator, and special emphasis work on the propulsion […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Authorities

    A Toledo, Ohio, native assumed command of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Toledo (SSN 769), May 16, during a change of command ceremony at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn.   About 500 family, friends and crew members looked on as Cmdr. Michael Majewski relieved Cmdr. Sam Geiger to become Toledo’s ninth […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    The Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded Raytheon a $10 million firm-fixed-price modification under a previous contract for MK 15 Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) SeaRAM upgrades and conversions, system overhauls, and hardware. CIWS is a fast-reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other defenses. The CIWS […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Industry news

    The next Independence variant littoral combat ship (LCS) will be named the USS Gabrielle Giffords, said Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus last week. The selection of Gabrielle Giffords, designated LCS 10, honors the former Congresswoman from Tucson, Ariz., and who is known for supporting the military and veterans. Mabus also announced the ship’s sponsor […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Fleet Week concluded at the 62nd annual Seattle Seafair Aug. 8 when U.S. Navy ships USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Chafee (DDG 90) departed from the Port of Seattle. A parade of ships and air show kicked off Fleet Week Aug. 3 as local spectators observed U.S. Navy, Coast […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    American Raytheon and Norway’s Kongsberg Defence Systems are finalizing plans to assemble, integrate and test the Naval Strike Missile at Raytheon’s missile plants in Tuscon, United States. The two companies also plan to produce NSM launchers in the U.S., a press release said July 13. The U.S. Navy plans to equip its littoral combat ships […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Raytheon Company has signed a contract with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency for the procurement of Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB guided missiles. The SM-3 is a ship-based missile, currently used by the US Navy to intercept short to intermediate-range ballistic missiles and dismantle incoming ballistic missile threats. The missile is sometimes described as a […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Raytheon Co., Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $36,5 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the repair and maintenance of the SM-1 standard missile for the governments of Taiwan, Spain, Turkey, Japan, France, Chile, Bahrain, Italy, and Poland, including core support and discrete tasking.   Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (60 percent); Camden, Arkansas (28 […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Industry news

    The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a sole-source cost-plus-award-fee modification to Raytheon Missile Systems Co., Tucson, Ariz., under the HQ0006-10-C-0005 contract. The total value of this modification including options is $241,084,008, increasing the total contract value from $334,532,300 to $575,616,308.  Under this modification, the contractor will continue to perform engineering services and […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded an $8,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) and Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) engineering and technical services.   This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (84.5) and Japan (15.5 percent). Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (86 percent); Maizura, Japan (11 percent); Huntsville, […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded an $8 million modification to a previously awarded contract for 18 SM-2 Block IIIA All-Up-Rounds for DDG 1000 class ships.   Most of the work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona and Andover, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by November 2016. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 research, development, […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Arête Associates, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $11,7 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for one AN/DVS-1 coastal battlefield reconnaissance and analysis (COBRA) Block I low-rate initial production system to support the littoral combat ship mine countermeasures mission. The primary mission of AN/DVS-1 COBRA is to conduct unmanned aerial tactical reconnaissance in littoral battlespace […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $251,1 million firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 231 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round missiles for the U.S. Navy (147 vertical launch systems and 64 capsule launch systems) and the United Kingdom (20 torpedo tube launch systems).   The majority of work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona. Work is […]

  • 22 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $18,346,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-5437) for engineering and technical services in support of the MK15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System.  The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System is a fast reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other ships’ defenses.  […]

  • 2 August 2011

    Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $6,693,470 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-5437) for engineering and technical services in support of the MK15 Phalanx Close-In-Weapon System. The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System is a fast reaction terminal defense against low- and high-flying, high-speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other ships’ defenses.  […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $19 million modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise options for fiscal 2015 Standard Missile (SM) depot and intermediate level maintenance; all-up-round recertifications and special maintenance tasks; and foreign military sales SM-2 repairs and maintenance. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (74 percent), […]

  • 26 August 2011
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

      Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $161,030,943 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5427) for MK15 Mod 31 SeaRAM systems in support of LCS 6 and 8 and Japan’s DDH 2405 helicopter destroyer, as well as Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) Block 1B class “A” overhauls, and land-based Phalanx Weapon System class […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Industry news

      Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $9,112,698 fixed-price incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-5305) for low rate initial production of fiscal 2011 Standard Missile-6 Block I all-up rounds. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (50 percent); Camden, Ark. (23 percent); Boston, Mass. (5 percent); Dallas, Texas (4 […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Equipment & technology

       Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $85,619,066 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 225 full rate production, lot seven, (FRP-7) AGM-154C-1 unitary joint stand-off weapon missiles, including associated support equipment.  In addition, this contract provides for one AGM-154C-1 for performance characterization test.  Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas (44 percent); Cedar […]

  • 3 October 2011
    Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $143,873,774 not-to-exceed modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-5431) for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles, associated shipping containers, and spares.  At time of award, only $15,598,848 is being obligated.  This contract modification includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract modification to $177,014,319.  This […]