DRS developing energy storage modules for U.S. destroyers

DRS developing energy storage modules for U.S. destroyers

ARLINGTON, Va., April 8 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy contracts DRS Technologies to design backup power supply modules for DDG 51 class destroyers.
Richard Tomkins
U.S. guided-missile destroyer Truxtun heads to the Black Sea

U.S. guided-missile destroyer Truxtun heads to the Black Sea

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy said Thursday its guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun was on its way to the Black Sea for combined training and security cooperation operations.

GenDyn continues work with Raytheon on new radar system

FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems will continue supporting Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' effort to develop a new U.S. Navy radar.

Destroyer, USS Donald Cook, ready for 6th Fleet deployment

ROTA, Spain, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy said Tuesday the Arleigh Burke-class missile destroyer USS Donald Cook arrived at a Spanish base to begin deployment with the U.S. 6th Fleet.

Raytheon resumes work on new Navy radar system

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Raytheon has announced resumption of work on development of a new air and missile defense radar for the U.S. Navy under a 2013 contract.

DRS continues work on Navy repair station consoles

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Repair station consoles of U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) ships are to be upgraded by a business unit of DRS Technologies Inc.

Navy orders more radars from Northrop Grumman

BALTIMORE, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Northrop Grumman has received a $20.4 million U.S. Navy contract to supply its high-resolution, X-band AN/SPQ-9B radar system for three ships.

Raytheon developing next-gen radar

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy's next generation, integrated air and missile defense radar is to be developed by Raytheon under a contract worth more than $385.7 million.

Ingalls Shipbuilding starts fabrication of new destroyer

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Fabrication of the next Arleigh Burke-class destroyer for the U.S. Navy has been started by the shipbuilding division of Huntington Ingalls Industries.

Navy orders Aegis system target illuminators

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has given General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products a $32.6 million contract for Aegis Weapons System illuminators.

Steering gear system ordered for new destroyers

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 25 (UPI) -- Steering gear systems for three new U.S. Navy destroyers are to be produced by Northrop Grumman under contracts worth $14.4 million.

Navy orders new destroyers

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works will build nine DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class destroyers for the U.S. Navy.

How much is enough? -- Part One

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15 (UPI) -- How much is enough when it comes to U.S. defense?
HARLAN ULLMAN, UPI Outside View Commentator

Raytheon gets Aegis contract modification

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., April 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has given Raytheon a contract modification to continue production of components for the Aegis system.

Lockheed upgrading Tomahawk system

PHILADELPHIA, March 14 (UPI) -- The control system for U.S. Navy Tomahawk cruise missiles is being upgraded by Lockheed Martin.

U.S. companies key to gulf missile shield

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Raytheon and Lockheed Martin have become key elements in an accelerating drive by Saudi Arabia and its Persian Gulf partners to build an integrated missile defense shield to protect the energy producers against Iran's growing missile arsenal.

Black widows hitch ride to shipyard

BATH, Maine, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- A spokesman for a Maine shipyard said about two dozen venomous black widow spiders stowed away in a shipment of equipment from California.

USS Spruance has Boeing's GEDMS

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 26 (UPI) -- The newly built Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer USS Spruance has been outfitted with Boeing's Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex System.

BAE performing Navy gun upgrades

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- BAE Systems has received $63 million in orders to deliver seven Mk 45 gun system Mod 4 upgrades to the U.S. Navy.

Northrop delivers new destroyer

PASCAGOULA, Miss., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has taken delivery of a new destroyer from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding following "super trials" in the Gulf of Mexico.
Raytheon garners Aegis contract

Raytheon garners Aegis contract

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Critical components of the Aegis weapons system for the Arleigh Burke class of destroyers will be produced and delivered to the U.S. Navy by Raytheon.
Bath to continue destroyer support

Bath to continue destroyer support

BATH, Maine, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has given Bath Iron Works a $33.7 million contract to provide ongoing lead yard services for the Arleigh Burke-class AEGIS destroyer program.

Aegis upgrade for destroyers, cruisers

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Co. a $13.7 million contract to upgrade the Aegis weapons system for several destroyers and cruisers.

Northrop Grumman delivers USS Gravely

WASHINGTON, July 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy this week took formal delivery of the destroyer USS Gravely from Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Navy News Service reported.

BAE to modernize destroyers

NORFOLK, Va., July 28 (UPI) -- Nearly a dozen Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyers will undergo modernization in Virginia under a contract awarded to BAE Systems by the U.S. Navy.
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