The Government Accountability Office (GAO) denied Textron Systems’ [TXT] protest of the Navy’s Mine Countermeasures Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MCM USV) contract, worth up to $123 million, the office said Aug. 10. The Navy originally awarded the contract to Bollinger Shipyards in April over two ...

Last month the Navy received the first Raytheon Technologies [RTX] Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band (NGJ-MB) production-representative pods for use in Navy testing at Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Patuxent River, Md. On Aug. 8 the service said it received the first two fleet ...

While it has fixed the bad welds that plagued the program last decade, BWX Technologies [BXWT], Lynchburg, Va., is still having trouble manufacturing common missile compartment tubes for Columbia-, Virginia– and Dreadnought-class submarines, the company’s CEO said this week. “[W]e ...