Contracts

General Dynamics Awarded $62.5 Million for Abrams Integrated Management Materials

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. --- The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $62.5 million contract for the material associated with the production of 75 Abrams Integrated Management (AIM) tanks.


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Contracts

$15 Billion Contract in Jeopardy

The Pentagon has warned Boeing Co. that it might terminate the company's contract to replace the more than 100,000 radios in Army vehicles and helicopters, a $15 billion program considered critical to the Army's modernization program.


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Contracts

Armor Holdings, Inc. Awarded $31.1 Million for Heavy Truck Armoring

JACKSONVILLE -- Armor Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of security products and vehicle armor systems serving law enforcement, military, homeland security and commercial markets, announced today that it has received a modification valued at $31.1 million to an existing contract to provide add-on-armor for various types of heavy trucks for the U.S. Army.


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Defence Industry

Singapore Military Mulls Using SUVs To Trim Costs

Singapore’s military is considering using commercial sports utility vehicles (SUVs) to replace its current fleet of custom-built Land Rovers in a bid to trim costs, the defense ministry (Mindef) said April 20.


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Future Technologies

United Defense Fires 1,000th Round from Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon Demonstrator

Defense Industries, Inc. (NYSE:UDI) announced it has fired the 1,000th projectile from the Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-C) Concept Technology Demonstrator (CTD) at Yuma Proving Ground near Yuma, Ariz.


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Contracts

General Dynamics Awarded $138 Million for 99 Additional Stryker Combat Vehicles

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) a delivery order valued at $138 million for 99 additional Stryker combat vehicles.


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Defence Industry

New Bushmaster Vehicles to Be Deployed to Iraq

Up to 10 new Bushmaster vehicles will be deployed to southern Iraq with the Al Muthanna Task Group to provide additional transport protection for ADF personnel.


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Training And Simulators

Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau offers a new training system

Ukrainian enterprise - SOE KMDB - offers a new training system for the personnel of armoured equipment - mobile crew simulator. The mobile simulator can be a universal means for training of the armoured equipment personnel.


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Defence Industry

EADS Supplies Software for Army Command and Control Information System

KOBLENZ/FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany -- EADS is to supply the German army with software valued at EUR 23 million for its modern “army command and control information system” (FüInfoSys Heer), a system designed to equip the army with a comprehensive range of highly mobile battlefield and command-post facilities over the next few years.


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Robots

United Defense Awarded $30.9 Million Army Contract to Develop and Integrate Robotic Technologies for Armed Vehicles

Competitive win follows FCS Armed Robotic Vehicle and Marine Corps Gladiator awards. SANTA CLARA, CA, April 14, 2005 - United Defense Industries, Inc. (NYSE: UDI) continues to expand its role in unmanned ground vehicle programs and technologies with the award of a $30.9 million U.S. Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) Science and Technology Objective (STO) contract.


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Defence Industry

Czech Government Approves Major Military Order

The Czech government on April 13 gave the green light to the purchase of as many as 234 armored personnel carriers, in what will probably be the military’s largest contract to date, a government spokesman said.


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Defence Industry

LynuxWorks Selected as Embedded Operating System Vendor for Army`s Future Combat Systems Program

SAN JOSE, Calif. --- LynuxWorks Inc. today announced it was chosen as the embedded operating system vendor by General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems for the U.S. Army`s Future Combat Systems (FCS) program`s Integrated Computer System (ICS).


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Defence Industry

RTI Announces Titanium Howitzer Goes into Full Production

NILES, Ohio --- RTI International Metals, Inc., announced today that the M777A1 titanium howitzer program has begun full rate production. BAE Systems, the prime contractor, has received an $834 million contract to supply the Army and Marines with 495 M777A1 lightweight howitzers over the next four years.


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Defence Industry

Russia Slams Planned Siemens Stake in Strategic Company

Russia’s parliament on April 8 passed almost unanimously a resolution warning the government against plans to allow German industrial giant Siemens to purchase a controlling stake in the strategic engineering company Silovye Mashiny.


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Army

Nato Sees U.S. Military Changing Strategy

STUTTGART, Germany - U.S. forces stationed in Europe will increasingly shift their stance toward Africa and the former communist countries in eastern Europe as they move to counter terror threats in those areas, the top European commander said.


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