SAIC Wins $49.5 Million U.S. Navy contract for Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) C4ISR Upgrades and Refurbishment

RESTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct 8, 2020–

The U.S. Navy awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) a $49.5 million single-award task order to continue to provide the Royal Saudi Naval Forces support services for command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) upgrade and refurbishment. Work will take place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Under the cost-plus fixed-fee task order, awarded as part of the SeaPort-NxG contract, SAIC will leverage repeatable solutions such as engineering, design and integration, integrated product support and sustainment capabilities on critical networks. These networks fulfill the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command’s requirement for Program Executive Office C4I International Integration Program Office (PMW 740) Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) In-Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Support Services.

“For more than 40 years, SAIC has supported the Navy’s mission to help maintain the Royal Saudi Naval Forces’ C4ISR capability modernization, engineering and logistics,” said Jim

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Quantitative Scientific Solutions Awarded SBIR Contract by Office of Naval Research

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Photos Show Why Miami Public Schools Could Be the Next Ron DeSantis Coronavirus Debacle

MIAMI—Last week, a few days before Donald Trump revealed he came down with COVID-19, Karla Hernandez-Mats went on a coronavirus safety fact-finding mission in South Florida schools ahead of their reopening on Monday.The president of United Teachers of Dade, the local teachers union, Hernandez-Mats said she and her colleagues conducted surprise inspection visits at 17 Miami-area schools that suggested administrators were still scrambling to put safety measures in place.At Miami Springs Senior High, one of the 17 schools inspected, administrators initially refused to allow her colleague, United Teachers of Dade First Vice-President Antonio White, to enter the building and called a police resource officer on him, the union officials told The Daily Beast.“When administrators act like that, their schools are usually not prepared,” White said in an interview. “That was the case at

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MIND Technology’s Klein Unit Completes Advanced Naval Technology Exercise

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Sept. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — MIND Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: MIND) and its Klein Marine Systems subsidiary successfully completed a live Advanced Naval Technology Exercise (ANTX) in a collaborative effort with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD); Commander, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (CNMOC) and in coordination with the Naval Oceanographic Office’s Fleet Survey Team (FST), at NSWC PCD. 

Despite COVID-19 limitations and numerous planning challenges caused by Hurricanes Laura and Marco, the collaborative team succeeded in conducting a live ANTX event.  Participants travelled across the country to both Gulfport, Mississippi and Panama City, Florida to assess the operational and technical capabilities of emerging technology innovations.

Klein and a group from NSWC Panama City partnered to integrate the Klein UUV 600 and µMAX technologies into their Iver3 vehicle.  In addition, Klein partnered with Seafloor Systems, Inc. to integrate the Klein MAX View 600

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Naval Chief Inaugurates Pakistan Maritime Science & Technology Park – Pakistan

  Published On 25 September,2020 09:25 pm

The core objective of PMSTP project is to jump start national blue economy

KARACHI (Dunya News) – Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi laid the foundation stone of Pakistan Maritime Science and Technology Park (PMSTP) and inaugurated Bahria School of Engineering & Applied Sciences (BSEAS) at Bahria University, Karachi.

Upon arrival, Chief of the Naval Staff was received by Rector Bahria University, Vice Admiral (Retd) Kaleem Shaukat, said a news release on Friday.

The core objective of PMSTP project is to jump start national blue economy through promotion of maritime sciences, technologies and businesses.

PMSTP will act as a vibrant platform for academia, government, industry collaboration and to further facilitate start-ups, industries and entrepreneurs through policy support.

PMSTP will house various Research, Design and Development (RD&D) Centers, Centers of Excellence (CoEs) and various other multi-purpose structures.

A dedicated space will be

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Naval Chief Inaugurates Pakistan Maritime Science & Technology Park

Naval Chief Inaugurates Pakistan Maritime Science & Technology Park
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KARACHI, Sep 25 (APP):Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi laid the foundation stone of Pakistan Maritime Science and Technology Park (PMSTP) and inaugurated Bahria School of Engineering & Applied Sciences (BSEAS) at Bahria University, Karachi.

Upon arrival, Chief of the Naval Staff was received by Rector Bahria University, Vice Admiral (Retd) Kaleem Shaukat, said a news release on Friday.

The core objective of PMSTP project is to jump start national blue economy through promotion of maritime sciences, technologies and businesses.

PMSTP will act as a vibrant platform for academia, government, industry collaboration and to further facilitate start-ups, industries and entrepreneurs through policy support.

PMSTP will house various Research, Design and Development (RD&D) Centers, Centers of Excellence (CoEs) and various other multi-purpose structures.

A dedicated space will be created to generate & maintain maritime innovation eco-system.

A state-of-the-art Maritime Skills Development Center will also be established

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Alion Awarded $87 Million Task Order to Provide Special Projects and Operational Training for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division

WASHINGTON, Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Alion Science and Technology announces today that it has been awarded an $87 million task order with a 60-month period of performance to provide Special Projects and Operational Testing for Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Panama City Division (PCD).

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“Our experienced team of engineers and subject matter experts continue to provide exceptional, world-class training, bringing the latest innovations to enable the Navy to advance warfighter operational capabilities,” said Katie Selbe, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Alion’s Cyber Network Solutions Group. “It is imperative that technical solutions provide rapid and accurate mission support for our warfighters. Alion is dedicated to that mission.”

Alion will support NSWC PCD’s mission by performing research, analysis, design, systems engineering, integration, prototyping, testing, and validating technology and resources including unmanned vehicles and their related systems, weapons, and special project needs

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