Defence Industry

Strategic Alliance Agreement between HAI and Indra Espacio

Mr Tassos Philippakos, Chief Executive Officer of Hellenic Aerospace Industry S.A. (HAI) and Mr Jose Maria Marti Fluxa, General Manager of Indra Espacio SA signed today a strategic alliance agreement between the two companies, in the presence of Mr George Mergos, General Secretary of the Ministry of Economy and Finance, Mr Theodoros Damianos, HAI Chairman of the Board and Mr Panagiotis Papadakis, HAI Vice Chairman of the Board.


26.05.2005 Visits - 4288 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

General Dynamics to Upgrade RST Vehicle for U.S. Marine Corps Operational Evaluation

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has received a $5.9 million agreement modification to upgrade its Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Targeting Vehicle (RST-V). The upgrade supports continued operational evaluation of the vehicle as a utility carrier, prime mover and electrical generator for various U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) applications. System capabilities will be demonstrated in a relevant operational environment in early 2006.


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Contracts

Force Protection, Inc. Wins $16 Million Contract For Iraq-Bound Armored Vehicles

Ladson, SC – Force Protection, Inc. announced a delivery order for 17 additional mine-protected Cougar Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Rapid Response Vehicles to be used in Iraq and Afghanistan at an amount not to exceed $16.5 million.


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Defence Industry

KMW Hands Over First DINGO 2 To Austrian Army

Gotzendorf -- The Austrian Army on Monday in the presence of the Federal Minister of National Defence, Mr. Gunther Platter, as well as numerous representatives from business and the media took delivery of the first security and patrol vehicle, type DINGO 2.


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Defence Industry

Russia-Belarus military & technical cooperation

Military & technical cooperation of the Russian Federation with the Republic of Belarus has been performed on a mutually beneficial basis since July 1992.


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Defence Industry

Russia To Sell 100,000 Kalashnikov Submashine-Guns To Venesuela

RIO DE JANEIRO - On Tuesday Venezuela and Russia signed an agreement on supplies of 100,000 Kalashnikov submachine-guns to that South-American country.The sum total of the transaction is $54 million. Russia undertook to supply to Venezuela, alongside weapons, also 2,000 handbooks, as well as spare parts and accessories for the AK submachine-guns.


18.05.2005 Visits - 4045 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

U.S. to send reinforced APCs to replace vulnerable Humvees

The U.S. Army has plans to deliver reinforced armored personnel carriers to Iraq.


15.05.2005 Visits - 7280 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

NCDR and Pennsylvania State University`s Electro-Optics Center Launch Project to Develop Sensors for Unmanned Military Vehicles

The National Center for Defense Robotics (NCDR), an initiative of The Technology Collaborative, today announced that it has signed a $1.25 million master sub-contract with Pennsylvania State University`s Electro-Optics Center (EOC) to develop lower cost, lower weight, less power-hungry electro-optical sensors for unmanned ground vehicles and to explore methods of manufacturing and testing them more efficiently and cost-effectively. The NCDR also announced that it has begun to sub-contract with southwestern Pennsylvania-based Agile Robotics Alliance member companies and organizations to undertake a number of key projects under the EOC contract.


15.05.2005 Visits - 4321 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

KMDB Has Tested a BAU-23x2 Remote Controlled Weapon Station

Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau (KMDB) has developed and tested a new single-seated BAU-23x2 remote controlled weapon station. It is designed for firing at the men power and armoured targets both ground and aerial.


13.05.2005 Visits - 27602 Posts - 1
Defence Industry

Latin America Is A Promising Weapons Market For Russia

RIO DE JANEIRO - An International Aero & Defense Show (LAAD-2005), which recently took place in Rio de Janeiro, is an important tool for promoting Russian military equipment not only in Brazil, but also in other Latin American countries, announced in an interview with RIA Novosti deputy head of the Russian Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) Alexander Fomin, who led the Russian delegation at the show.


09.05.2005 Visits - 4488 Posts - 0
Contracts

ATK Awarded $40 Million Bushmaster III Chain Gun Contract

ATK's Dual Feed Technology Increases Mission Flexibility of Netherland Armored Vehicles.


07.05.2005 Visits - 14639 Posts - 0
Contracts

United Defense Awarded $8 Million Contract Modification for Servicing Vehicles Returning from Iraq

SANTA CLARA - United Defense has been awarded an $8 million contract modification by U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command for reconstitution of vehicles returning from Iraq.


07.05.2005 Visits - 3926 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

AM General and General Motors in Military Marketing Agreement

DETROIT – AM General, manufacturer of the military Humvee and the civilian HUMMER H1 and H2, and General Motors Corporation executed an agreement covering the development of a marketing arrangement through which AM General would assume marketing and sales responsibility for military vehicles manufactured by General Motors Corporation.


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Contracts

General Dynamics Awarded $14 Million for Enhanced Reactive Armor Production for Bradley Fighting Vehicles

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a $13.8 million modification from the U.S. Army`s TACOM/ARDEC Picatinny Arsenal (Picatinny, N.J.) for the production of enhanced-capability reactive armor for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle System.


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Contracts

DRS Technologies Receives $23 Million Contract To Provide Key Subsystems For U.S. Army Long Range Advanced Surveillance Systems

Parsippany, NJ -- DRS Technologies, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a $23 million subcontract from Raytheon Company to provide major subsystems for the U.S. Army’s Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3). LRAS3 provides the U.S. Army Brigade Reconnaissance Troops, Armor and Infantry Battalion Scout Platoons, and the Stryker Brigade Combat Teams (SBCT) with a long-range detection, recognition, identification and far-target location capability.


03.05.2005 Visits - 6867 Posts - 0