Archive | September 28, 2012

Sky-High WiFi

TIME — If civilian passengers can now get the Internet on airplanes, shouldn’t troops be able to get it on the battlefield? The Air Force has just awarded Northrop Grumman a $20 million contract to do just that, by adding new communications gear to its E-11A aircraft. In geek-speak, the service is adding “beyond-line-of-sight command […]

HII Awarded $296; Construction Preparation Contract Modification for John F. Kennedy (CVN 79)

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. | Huntington Ingalls Industries has received a $296 million contract modification, under a previously awarded contract, for continuation of long-lead-time material procurement for and advance construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN 79). The company’s Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS) division is the prime contractor. This award enables NNS to […]