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Navy News

F-135 billion dollar contract changes

The Navy has awarded Pratt & Whitney's Military Engines division a modification to nearly one billion dollars in contracts for F-35 Joint Strike Force fighter engines.

Monday - 05/16/2011, 09:40am EDT

Navy launches video game to solve real-world problems

The game is called the Massive Multiplayer Online Wargame Leveraging the Internet (MMOWGLI).

Wednesday - 05/11/2011, 05:18pm EDT
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Ahoy, Bush!

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group, including America's newest aircraft carrier, deploys today.

Wednesday - 05/11/2011, 08:40am EDT

DoD benefitting from BRAC-inspired IT upgrades

Moving into a new building has allowed DISA to revamp its technology infrastructure, including consolidating circuits, servers and paper records. The Joint Task Force, National Capital Region Medical is building a new network to carry health data and applications for three services to share. Both organizations say without BRAC, these changes would have taken longer to happen.

Tuesday - 05/10/2011, 10:52am EDT
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BRAC links and resources

Federal News Radio has compiled a list of important links and resources on the 2005 Base Realignment and Closure.

Monday - 05/09/2011, 02:00am EDT

DoD’s cloud e-mail plot thickens

Just how many Defense Department employees will eventually be using a cloud-based e-mail service depends who you ask. Maj. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, the Defense Information Systems Agency’s vice director, told reporters Tuesday, selling the Navy and Air Force on its cloud-based email system is a matter of when, not if. However, Hawkins admits, “If you [...]

Thursday - 05/05/2011, 05:31pm EDT

All DoD eyes focused on Army's cloud email transition

The Army is moving its email to the Defense Information Systems Agency's cloud. DISA's vice chief told reporters Tuesday that getting the rest of the military services on board was a question of when, not if.

Wednesday - 05/04/2011, 07:21am EDT
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General Dynamics to build new sub for Navy

The 2011 budget is re-energizing Navy ship building. The service will spend more than a billion dollars to build a new submarine.

Monday - 05/02/2011, 06:14pm EDT

Navy realigns cyber command

The Deputy commander of Navy Fleet cyber command Rear Admiral Bill Leigher explains the significance of this realignment.

Monday - 05/02/2011, 06:10pm EDT
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Couple brace for husband's deployment to Afghanistan

Navy Hospital Corpsman 1st Class James Williams is nearing the end of his predeployment training, but for him and his pregnant wife, that means time is running out to make some important family arrangements.

Sunday - 05/01/2011, 12:43pm EDT

Oops. Training missile part falls off Navy jet

The Navy is investigating an incident in which a training missile part fell off a fighter jet and hit an unoccupied pickup truck in Virginia Beach.

Friday - 04/22/2011, 06:46am EDT

Analysis: Contracting pipeline needs a boost

Erin Pitera is the VP of Federal Management Partners and describes how the Navy was able to bring on much sought-after acquisition professionals.

Wednesday - 04/20/2011, 06:16pm EDT
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Navy to cut 3,000 mid-career Sailors from ranks

Record retention rates lead to Navy downsizing.

Friday - 04/15/2011, 10:57am EDT

Navy orders aircraft mission computers

U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems a $17.9 million contract to produce Type-3 advanced mission computers (AMC) for the F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G Super Hornet aircraft.

Thursday - 04/14/2011, 08:40am EDT

Navy closer to arming ships with lasers

For the first time, the Office of Naval Research has proven that its laser can operate at sea.

Tuesday - 04/12/2011, 11:40am EDT

DARPA's Dangerous Waters game ready

The Navy will eventually use the software, but its available now in the Dangerous Waters computer game as well as a free online download.

Wednesday - 04/06/2011, 09:40am EDT

Climate change threatens $100B in Navy installations

The National Research Council says that a rise in sea levels of about three feet could jeopardize $100 billion worth of Navy installations.

Thursday - 03/24/2011, 04:13pm EDT
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Navy stops work by contractor in kickback scheme

The Navy has stopped all work with a firm that is accused of participating in a kickback scheme involving $10 million in Navy funds.

Wednesday - 03/16/2011, 10:40am EDT

Under CR, new Navy ship-building on hold

The existing CR has caused the Navy to miss construction starts and other scheduled projects, Politico reports.

Monday - 03/14/2011, 03:04pm EDT

Report supports Navy concerns on global warming

Climate change is having implications for the Navy, according to a new assessment by the National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences.

Friday - 03/11/2011, 04:45pm EST
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