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Daily News | January 31, 2014

A bid protest and the consequent Navy re-evaluation of the Next-Generation Jammer technology development contract award has pushed back the milestone B review for the program by six months to the second quarter of fiscal year 2016, Inside the Navy has learned.

Daily News | January 28, 2014

House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Randy Forbes (R-VA) and other lawmakers from both parties have written to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel in support of maintaining the Navy's fleet of 11 nuclear aircraft carriers.

Daily News | January 27, 2014

The P-8A Poseidon Maritime Surveillance Aircraft has been cleared for full-rate production, according to the Navy.

Daily News | January 24, 2014

Following a lengthy Government Accountability Office bid protest process and re-evaluation of the Navy's initial award, Raytheon has again secured a three-year, $279.4 million Next Generation Jammer technology development contract.

The Insider | January 15, 2014

Acting Navy Under Secretary Robert Martinage -- who has also been performing the duties of the office following the departure of Robert Work -- has resigned from his position, the Navy announced today.

Daily News | January 14, 2014

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, who often laments Congress' inability to pass a budget and the resulting continuing resolutions, said today that if lawmakers had continued along this path, the Navy’s carrier fleet would have been affected.

Daily News | January 13, 2014

As lawmakers on Capitol Hill prepare to vote on another short-term continuing resolution to extend the deadline for an omnibus spending bill, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says these repeated CRs are extremely detrimental to the Navy's planning.

Daily News | December 20, 2013

Navy Secretary Ray Mabus today announced a number of measures the service will be undertaking in order to counter and uncover contracting fraud, following recent internal investigations that have led to a criminal investigation and the arrest of several naval officers.

Daily News | December 9, 2013

NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, MD -- As the Defense Department evaluates which programs to fund in its upcoming fiscal year 2015 budget request, the Navy is "preserving options" for the future procurement of F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft, according to a Navy official.

Daily News | December 5, 2013

House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Randy Forbes (R-VA), in a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today, criticized the Navy for essentially ending the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet production line in its Fiscal Year 2014 budget request.

Daily News | December 3, 2013

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert is not confident that Congress will avert future rounds of across-the-board budget cuts hitting the Navy, the Pentagon and the government as a whole.

Daily News | December 2, 2013

The Navy's newest maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon, has achieved initial operational capability just as the first operational deployment of the aircraft kicks off.

Daily News | November 13, 2013

The Government Accountability Office today said that it has sustained, or upheld, portions of a protest filed by BAE Systems that challenged the award of the technology development contract for the Navy's Next-Generation Jammer to Raytheon.

Daily News | November 13, 2013

The Navy is prepared to declare initial operational capability (IOC) for Boeing's P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft “any day now,” according to several sources familiar with the decision.

Daily News | November 5, 2013

The $12.9 billion estimated cost for the Navy's newest aircraft carrier, Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78), which is 70 percent complete ahead of its christening in Newport News, VA on Nov. 9, can't significantly be lowered at this point, Program Executive Officer for Aircraft Carriers Rear Adm. Thomas Moore said today.

Daily News | October 31, 2013

The Senate Armed Services Committee today approved the nomination of Jo Ann Rooney for the post of Navy under secretary, but Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) immediately put a hold on the nomination.

Daily News | October 22, 2013

Lockheed Martin, one of the losing bidders for a Navy Air and Missile Defense Radar engineering and manufacturing development contract, filed a protest of the award today, according to the Government Accountability Office.

Daily News | October 10, 2013

The Navy has awarded Raytheon a $385.7 million engineering and manufacturing development contract for the Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR).

Daily News | October 10, 2013

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) today threatened to hold up Jo Ann Rooney's nomination to become under secretary of the Navy until she is able to answer questions about financial audit deadlines and the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship program.

Daily News | October 1, 2013

The Navy's public shipyards are feeling the effects of the government shutdown today, with all but essential "excepted work" taking a hit and thousands of civilian employees facing furloughs, according to the service.

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