LPD-17

Type: Product
Name: LPD-17
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Combine Solicitation - Sole Source RFP for Officer's School Hardware

Notice Type: Combine SolicitationPosted Date: 17-APR-14Office Address: Department of the Navy ; Naval Sea Systems Command; NSWC Carderock Division; 9500 MacArthur Boulevard West Bethesda MD 20817-5700Subject: Sole Source RFP for Officer's School Hard ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Introducing the Ballistic Missile Defense Ship

Dan Katz (on Twitter @AvWeekDan) writes:Huntington-Ingalls’ concept for a BMD supership deserves attention, even if there’s no money for itAmong the many striking displays at the recent Navy League Sea-Air-Space Exposition was this marvel -- an amphibious ... [Published Aviation Week - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

War machines touted as agents of mercy

Humanitarian assistance and disaster relief are providing common ground for Southeast Asian defense ministers meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in Hono­lulu.Two big military conferences are coming to Hawaii this week and next that highlight ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Military's Chief Spokesman Mistakenly Tweets Link to Satirical News Story

UTCThe chief spokesman for the U.S. Department of Defense on Wednesday mistakenly tweeted a link to the military’s version of The Onion .The tweet has since been deleted.Rear Adm. John Kirby, who serves as the chief spokesman for U.S. Secretary of Defense ... [Published Mashable - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

Generals hope another amphibious warship is built

A group of retired Marine Corps generals are requesting an additional LPD-17 amphibious warship.Huntington Ingalls Industries in Pascagoula is building the 10th and 11th ships, which cost just over $1 billion each. The Pentagon cancelled plans for a 12th ... [Published Sun Herald - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

It's too late for Avondale, but fight continues for 12th LPD vessel

Two more of the LPD vessels, the 10th and 11th in the fleet, are now being built in the company's Pascagoula, Miss., shipyard. Originally, there were supposed to be 12 LPDs, which run well over $1 billion each, but those plans were cancelled by the Pentagon ... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Navy Asks for More Amphibs to Transport Marines

Navy leaders told members of the Senate Armed Services Committee that the Navy needs more amphibious ships to transport Marines.Marine Corps Commandant Gen. James Amos and Navy Secretary Ray Mabus told the committee that the Navy and Marine Corps are ... [Published Military.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Hop-on Provides Corporate Update

/PRNewswire/ --$ General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $25.7 million contract to produce eight MK46 30mm Naval Weapon Systems for the U.S. Navy for use on San Antonio-class (LPD-17) ships and ... [Published Barchart - Mar 14 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2013 - Updated Oct 24 2013 - 1 reports

US Navy to use Avaya UC application servers

The US Navy will use Avaya Government Solutions 'ruggedized' versions of commercially available Avaya UC application servers. Avaya Aura Communication Manager servers, Avaya Meeting Exchange conference servers and Avaya Administration Terminals have been ... [Published Telecompaper - Oct 24 2013]

Quotes

At the first-ever U S -hosted meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations defense officials, Hagel said "the focus was on our efforts to bring our capabilities together, as countries who share our futures, our interests (and) our histories in the age of the Pacific region."
"Experience over the past decade demonstrates that the demand for amphibious warships will not decrease," the letter stated. "By using the proven LPD-17 design for a 12th warship we can leverage existing industry workforce and supplier relationships..."
"By using the proven LPD-17 design for a 12th warship we can leverage existing industry workforce and supplier relationships, thereby building a timely, cost-effective bridge to LX(R) deliveries while also ensuring the health of our amphibious warship industrial base and labor force" the retired generals wrote. Signers included former U S Central Command chief Gen. Jim Mattis and previous commandant Gen. James Conway
"There's no question that we would like to have more amphibious ships. I'd like to have 50-plus amphibious ships" Amos told lawmakers

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Combine Solicitation - Sole Source RFP for Offi... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 18 2014]
Introducing the Ballistic Missile Defense Ship [Published Aviation Week - Apr 12 2014]
War machines touted as agents of mercy [Published Stars and Stripes - Apr 03 2014]
Military's Chief Spokesman Mistakenly Tweets Li... [Published Mashable - Apr 03 2014]
Generals hope another amphibious warship is built [Published Sun Herald - Mar 31 2014]
It's too late for Avondale, but fight continues... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Mar 28 2014]
Navy Asks for More Amphibs to Transport Marines [Published Military.com - Mar 28 2014]
Hop-on Provides Corporate Update [Published Barchart - Mar 14 2014]
US Navy to use Avaya UC application servers [Published Telecompaper - Oct 24 2013]
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