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DRS Technologies Receives $76M to Produce New Thermal Weapon Sights

DRS Technologies, Inc. announced that it has received approximately $76 million in new orders to produce next-generation Thermal Weapon Sights II (TWS II) for U.S. Army ground force applications.

07.11.2006 Visits - 7369 Posts - 0
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BAE Systems First Round from NLOS Cannon Firing Platform

BAE Systems successfully fired the first round from the Future Combat Systems (FCS) Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) Cannon Firing Platform.

02.11.2006 Visits - 5149 Posts - 0
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MoD launches new Technology Strategy

Defence Procurement Minister Lord Drayson today launched the Defence Technology Strategy (DTS), and unveiled the Ministry of Defence's plans for encouraging innovation to support the UK's front line forces.

20.10.2006 Visits - 3595 Posts - 0
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MTI MICRO Demonstrates MOBION® Uunits For Key Customer

MTI MicroFuel Cells Inc. (MTI Micro), the developer of the award-winning Mobion® micro fuel cell technology and a subsidiary of Mechanical Technology Incorporated, announced today it achieved its third quarter milestone of demonstrating a product-intent military portable power system with its Mobion®-30M product platform.

04.10.2006 Visits - 3982 Posts - 0
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Shieldall - A Breakthrough In Armor Protection Capability

Battelle has announced it has developed a next-generation composite armor material, exclusively licensed to Protected Vehicles for use in the company's ShieldAll armor systems.

15.09.2006 Visits - 5262 Posts - 0
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Future Soldier System: Bundeswehr awards Rheinmetall Defence key force modernization contract

The German Bundeswehr has contracted with Rheinmetall to develop an expanded version of one its most important modernization projects, "Future Soldier System". This multi-million euro development contract is expected to culminate in large-volume procurement orders starting in 2009, when serial production is set to commence.

04.09.2006 Visits - 8369 Posts - 0
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BAE Systems Develops Human-in-the-loop Simulation Capabilities for Hybrid Electric Drive Vehicles

BAE Systems engineers in Santa Clara have developed a human-in-the-loop simulation capability to support the design of Hybrid Electric Drive systems for future vehicles.

27.07.2006 Visits - 4204 Posts - 0
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New UN Model Transport Regulations to Include Millennium Cell Fuel Cartridges

Eatontown -- Millennium Cell Inc. (NASDAQ:MCEL), a leading developer of hydrogen battery technology, announced today that new regulations for the commercial transport of sodium borohydride-based fuel cartridges for fuel cells were approved by the United Nations Subcommittee of Experts on the Transport of Dangerous Goods at its semi-annual meeting in Geneva last week.

13.07.2006 Visits - 3737 Posts - 0
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BBN Technologies Receives a $5.5M Order for Development of Artificial Intelligence Technology

BBN Technologies has been awarded $5.5 million in funding from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for the first phase of development of an artificial intelligence capability, which is called "Integrated Learner" and will learn plans or processes after being shown a single example. The total value of the effort could be up to $24 million.

12.07.2006 Visits - 3108 Posts - 3
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LEOPARD 2 PSO Peace Support Operation

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann is designing a new version of the LEOPARD 2 MBT for Peace Support Operations (PSO), intended for peacemaking and peacekeeping deployments. The future vehicle is claimed to feature higher military assertiveness, sustainability, mobility, and protection.

03.07.2006 Visits - 7947 Posts - 6
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BAE Systems And Camoplast Agree To Develop Segmented Track

ANNISTON, Ala. - BAE Systems and Camoplast Inc. have entered into a strategic alliance to jointly design, develop, and produce segmented band track for the Future Combat System Manned Ground Vehicle. Design and prototyping will be completed in 2006 with system demonstration planned in 2007.

20.06.2006 Visits - 5868 Posts - 0
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Patria launches a new mortar system Patria Nemo

Patria has today unveiled a new, in-house designed efficient single-barrel 120 mm mortar Patria Nemo at the Eurosatory Exhibition in Paris. Patria Nemo is an unmanned mortar turret suitable for a large variety of platforms available at the market today featuring superior accuracy and agility in all types of manoeuvres.

14.06.2006 Visits - 8195 Posts - 0
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DRS Technologies Awarded $396 Million Contract to Produce Battlefield Digitization Systems for the U.S. Army

PARSIPPANY, N.J. -- DRS Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: DRS) announced today that it was awarded an Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) $396 million contract to provide rugged Applique Computer Systems and peripheral equipment for the U.S. Army's Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade and Below (FBCB2) program.

14.06.2006 Visits - 5331 Posts - 0
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FCS Manned Ground Vehicles Pass Key Army and Functional Review

ST. LOUIS -- The Future Combat System (FCS) family of Manned Ground Vehicles (MGVs) being developed by the LSI MGV Team, including their major teammates General Dynamics and BAE Systems, successfully completed the U.S. Army and Lead Systems Integrator’s (LSI) Systems Functional Review (SFR) event.

02.06.2006 Visits - 4827 Posts - 0
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Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Revolutionary Tactical Vehicle Armor

Dallas, TX, -- Lockheed Martin has developed and demonstrated a new lightweight, low-cost tactical vehicle armor that promises exceptional multi-hit survivability against armor-piercing rifle bullets and high-speed fragments from improvised explosive devices (IEDs).

26.05.2006 Visits - 6554 Posts - 0