Defence Industry

Empl is going to deliver 1014 swap bodies as well as 20 special trailers to the Austrian Armed Forces

This specially developed swap system together with customized bodies totally meets the requirements of the Austrian Military for efficient utilisation. Furthermore, it offers the soldiers flexible and diverse possibilities of operation.


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Future Technologies

General Dynamics Selects Engine for FCS Manned Ground Vehicles

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, has selected the 5L890 engine manufactured by Detroit Diesel Corporation to power the Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS) Manned Ground Vehicles.


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Contracts

BAE Systems Awarded $122.3 Million Contract Modification For FCS Armed Robotic Vehicle

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract modification worth a minimum of $122.3 million for the transition effort for two Armed Robotic Vehicle (ARV) variants for the U.S. Army’s Future Combat Systems.


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Defence Industry

Tiltan Chooses MAK Technologies’ VR-LINK For TVIEW Visual System

Cambridge, Mass., August 4, 2005 -- MAK Technologies, the world’s leading supplier of distributed simulation software, announced that Tiltan has chosen to use VR-Link in their TView visualization system making it fully compatible with both DIS and HLA simulation networks. Tiltan’s TView product is used for a wide variety of military and urban planning uses.


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Contracts

United Industrial Subsidiary AAI Corporation Wins $13.8 Million Contract from Royal Netherlands Army for Stinger Training System

HUNT VALLEY, Md., Aug. 10 -- United Industrial Corporation announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary AAI Corporation has been awarded a $13.8 million contract by the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) to provide an Advanced Moving Target Simulator (AMTS) system for air defense training for the nation's armed forces and related logistics support for a period of 15 years.


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems Awarded $70.1 Million Contract For Reset Work On Bradley Combat System Vehicles

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract modification worth $70.1 million from the U.S. Army’s Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to reset Bradley Combat System vehicles.


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Contracts

Armor Holdings, Inc. Receives $14.4 Million Order for Ceramic Body Armor Inserts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Armor Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer of security products and vehicle armor systems serving military, law-enforcement, homeland security and commercial markets, announced today that it has received a contract modification from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command.


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Defence Industry

Kuwait - TOW-2A/B Anti-armor Guided Missiles

On 4 August 2005, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait of 436 TOW-2A/B Anti-armor Guided Missiles as well as associated equipment and services. The total value, if all options are exercised, could be as high as $19 million.


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Defence Industry

333 Leopard 2 Tanks for Greece

Greece will receive 333 Leopard 2 main battle tanks and other vehicles from the German Federal Armed Forces. The Secretary-General for arms planning and defense investments in the Greek Ministry of Defense, Georgios Zorbas, and the head of the armaments department in the German Ministry of Defense, Joerg , signed in Berlin today a contract covering the supply to Greece of a total of 333 Leopard 2 main battle tanks as well as further support vehicles from surplus stocks of the German Federal Armed Forces.


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Contracts

Curtiss-Wright Awarded $4 Million Contract for Stryker Mobile Gun System

ROSELAND, N.J., -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation received a contract for the Stryker Mobile Gun System (MGS) for approximately $4 million from General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Curtiss-Wright will produce the Autoloader Controller, Replenisher Controller and Turret System Electronic Unit (TSEU) for the Stryker MGS through its Motion Control segment facility in Santa Clarita, California. Deliveries for this contract are expected to be completed by November 2006.


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Contracts

U.S. Marine Corps Orders Lockheed Martin Advanced Gunnery And Virtual Combat Convoy Training Systems

ORLANDO, FL -- Lockheed Martin was awarded three contracts totaling $15.2 million by the U.S. Marine Corps, including a follow-on order for Virtual Combat Convoy Trainers (VCCT) and two orders for Advanced Gunnery Training Systems (AGTS).


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Defence Industry

Javelin Enters Service in the U.K. Four Months Early

WARMINSTER, U.K., -- UK Javelin, developed and produced by the Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture for the U.K.'s Light Forces Anti-Tank Guided Weapon program, has been declared operational four months ahead of schedule.


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Contracts

Engineered Support Systems received $6.0 Million Order For U.S. Army's Stryker Brigade Combat Team

ST. LOUIS, July 27, 2005 -- Engineered Support Systems, Inc. received an $6.0 million order for the Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) from the U.S. Army's Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) in Warren, Michigan.


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Defence Industry

Armor Holdings, Inc. to Acquire Substantially All of the Assets of Second Chance Body Armor, Inc.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., -- Armor Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of security products and vehicle armor systems serving military, law enforcement, homeland security and commercial markets, announced today that it was the successful bidder at an auction to acquire substantially all of the assets of Second Chance Body Armor, Inc. (Second Chance), a manufacturer of body armor serving the law enforcement and military markets.


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Future Technologies

Test Firing Concludes MBDA Extended Range GMLRS Technology Demonstrator Programme

On 21st July 2005, a team from MBDA and Lockheed Martin successfully conducted a test flight of a GMLRS ER (Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Extended Range) rocket at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, USA.


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