U.S. Marine Corps
ARLINGTON, Va. Unmanned-systems company AeroVironment announced that it won a $6.2 million firm-fixed-price contract award from the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) to supply its Puma 3 AE small unmanned aerial system (SUAS) plus spares.
JOHNSTOWN, Penn. Production of the Kongsberg Marine Air Defense Integrated System (MADIS) Remote Weapon Station (RWS) counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) has transitioned from Kongsberg, Norway to Kongsberg Protech Systems USA in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, with the first system completing assembly and testing during March 2022.
GERMANTOWN, Md. Hughes Network Systems has won a contract worth $18 million contract from the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to deploy a standalone 5G network at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. Saab received a contract modification from the U.S. Marine Corps worth approximately $122 million within its existing Force on Force Training Systems -- Next (FoFTS-Next) program, described by Saab as a full turnkey live training capability that also includes equipment deliveries for individual Marine weapons and vehicles, together with logistics and maintenance support and training-exercise support at all major U.S. Marine Corps installations worldwide.
QUANTICO, Va. The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) reports that in September 2021 it began fielding an unmanned amphibious robot system to support littoral operations around the world.
CHANTILLY, Va. Digital-engineering firm VTG has begun work on a three-year, $13 million contract to support the U.S. Navy Digital Integration Support Cell (DISC) in its effort to integrate data and technology into all areas of naval operations.
ARLINGTON, Va. The U. S. Marine Corps announced that its Marine Corps Systems Command will field an upgraded maintenance system that enables repair of circuit cards within electronics, communications, and other systems used by Marine personnel.