The America-class amphibious assault ship future USS Tripoli (LHA-7) successfully finished builder’s trials on July 19, shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries [HII] and the Navy said Monday. During the four-day trials, the Navy assessed the ship’s operational readiness during dock trials at ...

Naval Sea Systems Command released a notice on July 17 that it intends to issue a solicitation for AN/SLQ-25 Torpedo Countermeasure Transmitting Sets, called NIXIE, electro-acoustic towed torpedo countermeasures. The NIXIE systems are part of the Surface Ship Torpedo Defense (SSTD) program, which ...

The Navy on Thursday said it intends to issue a sole source solicitation to Perspecta for another half-year contract extension of the legacy Next Generation Enterprise Network (NGEN) contract. In a FedBizOpps notice, the Navy said the extension will provide continuation of services Perspecta ...

As expected, President Trump on Thursday officially nominated Vice Adm. Michael Gilday to be the next Chief of Naval Operations (CNO). Gilday currently serves as director of the Joint Staff. If confirmed, he will succeed CNO Adm. John Richardson, who by law must step down by Sept. 17. A Senate ...