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Navy To Solicit NIXIE Torpedo Countermeasures

Naval Sea Systems Command released a notice on July 17 that it intends to issue a solicitation for AN/SLQ-25 Torpedo Countermeasure Transmitting Sets, called NIXIE, electro-acoustic towed torpedo countermeasures. The NIXIE systems are part...

Another Half-Year NGEN Extension

The Navy on Thursday said it intends to issue a sole source solicitation to Perspecta for another half-year contract extension of the legacy Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) contract. In a FedBizOpps notice, the...

French Navy receives sixth FREMM frigate Normandie

French shipbuilder Naval Group delivered the sixth FREMM frigate, future FS Normandie, to the Marine Nationale (French Navy) on July 16. The anti-submarine warfare specialized frigate was delivered… [[ This is a content summary...

Navy to Commission USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul in Duluth

Deputy Undersecretary of the Navy Jodi Greene announced Duluth as the commissioning location for the future USS Minneapolis/Saint Paul (LCS 21) in a joint press conference with Duluth Mayor Emily Larson today. Greene is...

Naval Group proposes CANTO partnerships in Australia

Naval Group has submitted a proposal to the Australian government to partner with local industry to produce its CANTO anti-torpedo decoys for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), the company has announced. Naval Group said...

Gilday Formally Nominated As CNO

As expected, President Trump on Thursday officially nominated Vice Adm. Michael Gilday to be the next Chief of Naval Operations (CNO). Gilday currently serves as director of the Joint Staff. If confirmed, he will...

Adm. Davidson: China Assaults International Order

The most profound change resulting from China’s military modernization has been in its space capabilities. Back in 2000 China only had 10 satellites in orbit, and this year it will launch more satellites than...

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