U.S. Navy

Elbit Systems of America and RTX Get $16M from U.S. Navy for Pilot Helmet-Mounted Display System

by | Sep 8, 2023
The Zero-G Helmet Mounted Display System+ from Collins Elbit Vision Systems—a joint venture between Fort Worth-based Elbit Systems of America and RTX business Collins Aerospace—gives 21st-century Navy pilots "an augmented view of the battle space" for "faster decision making, increasing survivability, and effectiveness."
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$390M Hensley Field Redevelopment Awaits Resolution of Dallas, U.S. Navy Cleanup Litigation
by | Aug 21, 2023
A 20-year, $390 million city of Dallas master plan for redeveloping Hensley Field in southwest Dallas is on hold pending environmental cleanup by the U.S. Navy. According to the Dallas Morning News, the city is suing the Navy yet again to get the cleanup finished, so the "hidden gem" can come to life.
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The Last Word: VEX Robotics’ Tony Norman on the 30,000 Students from 50 Countries Competing in Dallas for the 2023 World Championship
by | Apr 24, 2023
Robots, start your engines! Beginning Tuesday through May 4, more than 30,000 students from all 50 states and more than 50 countries are bringing their custom-built robots to the REC Foundation's 16th annual VEX Robotics World Championship at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.
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Dallas’ ‘Hidden Gem’ Could Become a Walkable Community After City Council Approved $390M Master Plan for Hensley Field
by | Dec 21, 2022
Since 1929, everything from WWII-era planes to F-4 Phantoms and F-14 Tomcats once buzzed Hensley Field in Southwest Dallas. Someday soon, fleets of bulldozers may be taking over—turning the site into a "walkable community" with 12,000 jobs and 6,800 residences. "This is one of the greatest projects that's going to happen in the future of the city," said City Council Member Jaynie Schultz.
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Irving-based Fluor receives $1.16B contract extension for Navy nuclear propulsion work [Photo: Fluor]

Irving-based Fluor Gets $1.16B Contract Extension for Navy Nuclear Propulsion Work

by | Nov 1, 2021
When you think of Irving, you probably don't think "submarines." Well, you should start. Irving is home to the headquarters of Fluor, whose subsidiary Fluor Marine Propulsion got the one-year extension to work on naval nuclear propulsion technology at Navy Nuclear Laboratory sites in New York, Pennsylvania, and Idaho. 
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Hypersonic Wind Tunnel
UTA Fires Up Heat Shield Research with New Hypersonic Wind Tunnel
by | Jul 17, 2019
The wind tunnel will be used for research funded by $1.5 million in grants from the Office of Naval Research. Speed creates heat-producing friction, and the funding will go toward studying shields to protect hypersonic vehicles.
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R&D: $1M to Ward Off ‘Malicious Insiders,’ UTA & Naval Surface Warfare Center Reach Pact
by | Oct 5, 2018
Also, you'll learn about a researcher who's studying the effects of even mild traumatic brain injuries on veterans. Here are some of the research projects underway in North Texas that could make lives better.
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