March 2020 news

Naval Forces, Defense Industry, Navy Technology, Maritime Security

On February 28, 2020, a statement was released on the Official U.S. Government website to announce that the Company AAI Corp. (doing business as Textron Systems), Hunt Valley, Maryland, is awarded a $21,795,236 fixed-price incentive modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-6322 for low rate initial production for the Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) Unmanned Surface Vehicle Program.

The Australian navy has taken the delivery of the NUSHIP Sydney – the third in Australia’s Hobart class of Air Warfare Destroyer, on February 28, 2020. This marks the end of the Air Warfare Destroyer project but the true beginning of our national naval shipbuilding endeavor, which will provide jobs and capability built right here in Australia for decades and generations to come, said senator Reynolds.

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