Category: Business

Navy accelerating large contracts to mitigate effects of COVID-19

April 2 (UPI) — A top Navy official said this week the branch will award some contracts earlier than planned in an effort to offset the impact of the coronavirus...

Comfort, Mercy take small number of referral patients so far

April 2 (UPI) — The Navy hospital ships deployed in March to help hospital systems cope with an expected influx in patients due to the novel coronavirus have...

Aircraft carrier captain dismissed after sounding alarm on COVID-19 outbreak

U.S. copes with COVID-19 pandemic Healthcare professionals with Children’s National Hospital collect specimen samples for COVID-19 testing at a collection facility...

Boeing nabs $84.7M to build 3 more MQ-25s for Navy

April 2 (UPI) — Boeing received an $84.7 million contract modification this week to produce three MQ-25 unmanned aerial refueling aircraft for the U.S. Navy. The...

Navy working to isolate, test sailors amid COVID-19 outbreak on USS Roosevelt

April 1 (UPI) — The Navy and local government officials in Guam are working to isolate and test crew members on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, which...

Lockheed nabs $818.2M to produce JASSMs for Air Force, allies

April 1 (UPI) — Lockheed Martin has been awarded an $818.2 million contract for production of Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missiles for the U.S. Air Force and...

Austal nabs $7.7M for work on USS Kansas City

March 31 (UPI) — Austal USA was awarded a $7.7 million contract Tuesday for work on the littoral combat ship USS Kansas City, the Department of Defense announced...

Spread of COVID-19 on USS Roosevelt is ‘ongoing and accelerating,’ captain says

March 31 (UPI) — The captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt is pleading with the U.S. Navy for more resources to help contain a coronavirus outbreak aboard the ship...

Spread of COVID-19 on USS Roosevelt is ‘ongoing and accelerating,’ captain says

March 31 (UPI) — The captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt is pleading with the U.S. Navy for more resources to help contain a coronavirus outbreak aboard the ship...

Lockheed awarded $4.9B for work on F-35s

March 31 (UPI) — Lockheed Martin picked up three contracts totaling $4.9 billion for work on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft Tuesday, according to the...

‘Space Fence’ radar operational, tracks objects as small as 10 centimeters

March 30 (UPI) — A radar system known as Space Fence, which can track material in space as small as 10 centimeters, is fully operational, the U.S. Space Force...

State Dept. approves $194M upgrade deal for South Korea’s F-16s

March 30 (UPI) — The State Department approved a sale of upgrades to South Korea’s F-16 fighter planes, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on...