US Navy contracts BAE Systems for combat system integration

first_img View post tag: US Navy US Navy contracts BAE Systems for combat system integration The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract worth up to $86 million to provide management, engineering, maintenance, and IT support services for the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) at Wallops Island, Virginia.Under the contract, BAE Systems will integrate various mission equipment, combat systems, and computer programs to help NAVSEA’s surface combat systems center meet current and future operational requirements. The high-fidelity systems are used by sailors for mission planning, testing and evaluation, research, and training.“We are ensuring the interoperability of deployed systems and integrating next-generation technologies for use in testing and exercises at sea,” said DeEtte Gray, president of BAE Systems’ intelligence & security sector. “This is critical work that is supporting the Navy’s strategy to provide the fleet with the advanced capabilities it needs in an increasingly complex maritime environment.” November 22, 2016 Authoritiescenter_img View post tag: BAe Systems Share this article Back to overview,Home naval-today US Navy contracts BAE Systems for combat system integration last_img read more

Cannabis industry’s lobbying on track to hit a new record

first_img ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr As the cannabis industry keeps growing, it’s on track to set a fresh record in its spending on lobbying Washington.After shelling out $2.7 million to influence lawmakers and regulators in 2018, the industry has disclosed outlays of at least $1.6 million in 2019’s first half, putting it on pace for a new spending record by year’s end. This year’s total at the halfway mark already slightly beats 2017’s overall figure. continue reading »center_img The outlays on lobbying come as members of Congress roll out a range of bills that would affect the industry, such as the STATES Act, which aims to protect U.S. states that have legalized marijuana, and the SAFE Banking Act, which seeks to help banks that serve cannabis companies.last_img read more