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 ...

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) said on Wednesday that it is changing the names of its Echelon III systems centers into warfighting centers. SPAWAR’s system centers are currently SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic in Charlestown, S.C., and SPAWAR Systems ...