Defence Industry

BAE Systems Down-Selected As Preferred Supplier For Falcon

BAE Systems has been down-selected as preferred supplier for the first increment of the FALCON information infrastructure programme.


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Army

Radian Chosen to Perform NATO Response Force Studies

Alexandria, VA -- Radian Inc, an Engineered Support Services Inc. (ESSI) company, has been chosen by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Supreme Allied Command-Transformation to perform a study of new concepts and existing technologies for the design, construction, and maintenance of NATO base camps. These base camps would be used by a deployed joint task force and the headquarters of the NATO Response Force. The study is worth $170,000 and will last six months.


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Army

Major Investment In Australia`s Special Forces

The Howard Government has approved a $207 million redevelopment of Special Forces facilities at Holsworthy Barracks to support the relocation of Special Operations Command units to the Sydney Defence base.


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Defence Industry

Army Approves General Dynamics/Lockheed Martin System Design for Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T)

TAUNTON, Mass. -- General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, and Lockheed Martin today announced that they had held the U.S. Army`s preliminary design review (PDR) on the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) program, the Army`s next-generation battlefield communications network.


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Defence Industry

General Dynamics Santa Barbara Sistemas Presents and Delivers the First Leopardo 2E Tanks to the Spanish Army

SEVILLE, Spain --- General Dynamics Santa Barbara Sistemas (GD SBS) presented last June 17th 2004 in its Seville factory the first Leopardo 2E Main Battle Tank (MBT) for the Spanish Army in an official ceremony chaired by His Majesty Juan Carlos I, the King of Spain, with the presence of more than one hundred civil and military authorities as well as executives of the defense sector.


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Contracts

Rheinmetall Awarded EUR 30 Million Tank Ammunition Contract

Germany`s Bundeswehr has awarded the Rheinmetall Group with a tank ammunition contract worth approximately EUR 30 million. The ammunition is designed especially for the Leopard 2 main battle tank (MBT).


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Defence Industry

ATK Successfully Demonstrates XM25 Airbursting Weapon System

ATK'S Advanced Weapon Design Gives the Warfighter Unmatched Precision and Lethality. XM25 Ideal for Urban Combat Environments. Minneapolis Alliant Techsystems (and the U.S. Armys Project Manager-Soldier Weapons successfully demonstrated the XM25 advanced airbursting weapon system with developmental ammunition at the International Infantry & Joint Services Small Arms Systems Annual Symposium on May 19, 2005.


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Contracts

Receives $7.2 Million Order for U.S. Army Knight Precision Targeting System

ST. LOUIS -- Engineered Support Systems, Inc. has received a $7.2 million order from the U.S. Army Tank- automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) in Warren, Michigan, for system technical support and logistics services for the Knight Precision Targeting System. Engineered Support's wholly-owned subsidiary Systems & Electronics Inc. (SEI) will provide the services in their St. Louis facility.


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Contracts

Stewart & Stevenson Receives Additional FMTV Orders Valued at $219 Million; Company to Provide U.S. Army With 1,706 Additional Vehicles

HOUSTON, -- Stewart & Stevenson Services, Inc. announced that Stewart & Stevenson Tactical Vehicle Systems, LP (TVS) received contract modifications from the U.S. Army valued at approximately $219 million. These modifications are funded by the 2005 U.S. Congress Supplemental Spending Bill and represent the second award to TVS under that bill in recent weeks.


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Contracts

CACI Awarded $25 Million Contract to Support U.S. Army Ammunition Management System

Arlington, VA CACI International Inc announced that it has been awarded a four-year prime contract, valued at $25 million if all options are exercised, to support the Total Ammunition Management Information System (TAMIS) for Headquarters, Department of the Army in Washington, D.C. Awarded by the U.S. General Services Administration through the Millennia Lite Functional Area 3 vehicle, the contract includes one base year and three option years.


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Defence Industry

Tenix and Bofors Team up for ADF Artillery Upgrade

Tenix Defence has teamed up with Swedish company Bofors Defence AB to supply the Australian Defence Force with a new artillery system. The ADF is seeking tenders under the Land 17 Artillery Replacement Project for an indirect fire support system to succeed its 105mm Hamel Howitzer and 155mm M198 Howitzer fleet from 2008-10.


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Defence Industry

Thales to Supply New High Frequency Tactical Communication System for French Forces

The French defence procurement agency (DGA) has appointed Thales as prime contractor for the Melchior programme, which will provide the French armed forces with a new-generation high-frequency (HF) tactical transit and access communication system. The contract, worth 252 million euros, calls for development and production of the system and subsequent through-life support.


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Training And Simulators

Lockheed Martin Receives U.S. Army Order For Four Additional Virtual Combat Convoy Trainers

ORLANDO, FL, June 27, 2005 -- The U.S. Army has awarded Lockheed Martin a 12-month service contract valued at $4.2 million for a suite of four Virtual Combat Convoy Trainers (VCCT). The trainer is used to train troops for convoy operations in hostile environments, and will be built at Lockheed Martin Simulation, Training & Support in Orlando.


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Defence Industry

General Dynamics Awarded $23 Million for Abrams Tank Systems Technical Support

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. -- The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $22.7 million contract modification for Abrams tank systems technical support (STS).


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Defence Industry

New Contract to Save MoD 29 Million and Support AS90 Guns

British soldiers will get even better logistics support for their AS90 guns and the MOD will save some 29 million over the next five years, thanks to a new partnering arrangement between the MOD and BAE Systems, Minister for Defence Procurement, Lord Drayson announced today. Levels of spares availability for the AS90, a 155mm self-propelled gun, will also be significantly improved as the result of the 60 million contract awarded by MOD`s Defence Logistics Organisation.


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