FRC Contract Boost. The Coast Guard plans to raise the contract ceiling with Bollinger Shipyards for its Fast Response Cutters by from 26 to 32 to accommodate demand for the 154-foot patrol craft for U.S. military needs in Southwest Asia. Bollinger built 32 FRCs under the original contract and the ...

NASA Bids. A Dynetics-led team that includes Sierra Nevada Corp. has bid on NASA’s Human Landing System program, SNC officials said in a Thursday media call. The program would develop a lander system to transport astronauts to the Moon’s surface. A Dynetics spokesperson confirmed the ...

Unmanned Vs. Russia. The commander of Naval Forces Europe-Africa and NATO Allied Joint Force Command Naples, Adm. James Foggo, said unmanned aircraft can help U.S. and allied NATO forces maintain a competitive edge against Russia in the Atlantic and Arctic theaters. Speaking at a Defense Writers ...

GBSD Bids: Northrop Grumman Only. Northrop Grumman is the only company to bid on the potentially $25 billion contract to build and deploy the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD). The company confirmed Friday, at the deadline to submit bids, that it put in an offer with the Air Force Nuclear ...