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Navy Develops New Class of Oilers

DoD Buzz — The U.S. Navy is surging through the early stages of development to build a new class of replenishment oilers able to replace the aging current fleet starting in 2020, service officials said. Called TAO-X, the new fleet of oilers will include a new ship design engineered to accommodate the commercial-off-the-shelf technologies, said […]

Bloomberg Businessweek | Huntington Ingalls Joins Lockheed Girding for Defense Cut

For Matthew Mulherin, who manages Navy aircraft carrier construction for Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., automatic defense spending cuts set to take effect in January are an “end-of-earth scenario.” That’s why Huntington Ingalls and such companies as Lockheed Martin Corp. and Boeing Co. are fanning out to stave off defense reductions that would amount to $55 […]