Defence Industry

17 BM Bulat tanks shall reinforce combat fleet of Armed Forces of Ukraine

Kharkov, Ukraine – Specialists of SOE KMDB have developed a BM Bulat tank – upgraded T-64. Performance characteristics of the upgraded tank meet the up-to-date global requirements. 17 combat vehicles have been directly manufactured by the State Enterprise “Malyshev Plant” in the framework of state order of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine.


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Defence Industry

General Dynamics and Rafael Win $38M Contract to Supply Reactive Armor to American Vehicles in Iraq

HAIFA, Israel -- Rafael Armament Development Authority Ltd. and General Dynamics have won a contract valued at $38M to supply reactive armor for the U.S. Army Bradley APCs serving in Iraq. The reactive armor, developed by Rafael especially for the Bradleys, is the newest generation of reactive armor available worldwide.


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Exhibitions

At Defense And Security 2005 3 rd International Exibition Of Defense And Security Technology

Rosoboronexport State Corporation (SC) is an organizer of Defense and Security 2005 – 3 rd International Exhibition of Defense and Security Technology, which will be held in Nizhniy Tagil on the basis of the State Demonstration and Exhibition Center of Armament and Materiel from 5 th to 9 th of July 2005.


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Defence Industry

Force Protection, Inc. Expands Production Capacity Through Engineering Alliance

Ladson, SC - Force Protection, Inc., manufacturer of the Buffalo and Cougar armored vehicles deployed with U.S. armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, today announced a services contract with Ricardo plc, a leading international automotive consultancy. Under the terms of the alliance, Ricardo will provide an integrated bill of materials including Spartan Chassis assemblies and subassemblies in the Cougar product line, automated drawings and model updates, design releases, and vehicle validation tasks for the Joint EOD Rapid Response Vehicle (JERRV).


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Future Technologies

BAE Systems Fires First Round From 38-Caliber NLOS-Cannon

BAE Systems has successfully fired the first round from its Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-C) Concept Technology Demonstrator (CTD) using a Zone 4, 38-caliber cannon tube at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. NLOS-C is the lead manned ground vehicle system under the US Army's Future Combat System program.


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Contracts

Armor Holdings, Inc. Receives $78 Million Up-Armored HMMWV Order

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 has received a $78 million contract award from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command to provide additional M1114 Up-Armored HMMWVs.


22.07.2005 Visits - 5834 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

2.8 Billion Baht Arms Procurement Budget Thai Army Approved

The Thailand cabinet meeting on the 12th of July has had a resolution approving the encumbrance of 2,785,500,000 Baht in fiscal years 2005-2007.


22.07.2005 Visits - 5539 Posts - 0
Contracts

U.S. Army Awards Lockheed Martin $152 Million Contract To Develop Next-Generation Army Knowledge Oonline

MANASSAS, VA., -- Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $152 million contract to lead the development, integration and maintenance of Army Knowledge Online (AKO), the U.S. Army’s primary internal web portal.


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Defence Industry

Roush reveals its Lightweight High-Mobility Platform

Roush Technology’s new lightweight 6x6 all-terrain vehicle has been revealed at DVD defence exhibition.


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Contracts

Force Protection, Inc. Announces $5 Million Debt Financing Agreement

Ladson, S.C. -- Force Protection, Inc., manufacturer of the Buffalo and Cougar armored vehicles deployed with U.S. armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, announced today that it has secured a credit line of $5 million through GC Financial Services, Inc. of Houston, Texas. The all-debt deal is coupled with a factor agreement that allows Force Protection to receive payment on its U.S. government contract receivables within 24 to 48 hours of delivery.


15.07.2005 Visits - 4575 Posts - 0
Contracts

DRS TECHNOLOGIES Receives $35 Million Conttract To Provide Electronics Test Support For U.S. Army Ground Vehicles

Parsippany, NJ, July 12 -- DRS Technologies, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a $35 million contract for the continued manufacture of the Direct Support Electrical System Test Sets (DSESTS) Test Program Sets (TPS) for the M1A1, M1A2 and M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks System Enhancement Program (SEP) and the M2/M3 family of Bradley Fighting Vehicles.


15.07.2005 Visits - 5222 Posts - 0
Contracts

DRS TECHNOLOGIES Receives $16.8 Million Contract To Provide Embedded Diagnostoc Systems For U.S. Army Combat Vehicles

Parsippany, NJ, July 14 -- DRS Technologies, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a $16.8 million contract from the U.S. Army to deliver new embedded diagnostics systems for installation on the M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles.


15.07.2005 Visits - 5014 Posts - 0
Contracts

CACI Awarded $11 Million Task to Support Defense Personnel Records Image Retrieval System Work for Department of Defense Military Personnel Records Portal Continues

Arlington, VA, July 11, 2005 — CACI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) announced today that it has been awarded a task order of an estimated $11 million value if all options are exercised to continue work on the Defense Personnel Records Image Retrieval System (DPRIS) initiative for the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.


15.07.2005 Visits - 6451 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Successful Firing of Area Denial Weapon System by Defense Consortium

ARLINGTON Va. -- Metal Storm Limited today released information regarding a successful firing of the Area Denial Weapon System (ADWS) Capability Demonstrator which was undertaken at the Port Wakefield Proof and Experimental Range near Adelaide, Australia.


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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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