SAN DIEGO — The Navy’s top acquisition official confirmed the service is canceling the over $700 million Surface Ship Torpedo Defense (SSTD) system due to poor performance in favor of other anti-torpedo technologies. Earlier this month, the Pentagon’s head of weapons testing released its ...

SAN DIEGO — The Navy’s top acquisition official said on Thursday he is standing up a new innovation cell that is meant to act as a connector for innovative ideas rather than generate its own ideas. Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development & Acquisition (RDA) James ...

SAN DIEGO— Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly said now that the Navy found a way to build two new Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers while saving money it is starting to look at future carrier procurement, which might be very different. Last month, the Navy officially signed a $15 ...

San Diego — Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) awarded Boeing [BA] a $43 million contract modification to build four Orca Extra Large Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (XLUUVs), according to a contract announcement. XLUUVs are over 54 inches in diameter and have long endurance and ranges. They may ...