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Solidica Awarded $1.6M to Advance Smart Armor Technology for United States Marine Corps Ground Vehicles

Solidica, Inc. announced the award of a $1.6 million, twelve month contract with the United States Marine Corps to advance Solidica's proprietary Gradient-Modulus Energy Absorbing Material (GMEAM) technology.

27.01.2007 Visits - 3308 Posts - 0
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Tadiran Communications Received $20.5M Order from Israeli Ministry of Defense

Tadiran Communications received an order in the amount of $20.5 million from Israel's Ministry of Defense. This order is an add-on to an order valued at $19.6 million for the supply of next generation radio communications systems for use by the various branches of the Israel Defense Forces, which the company received on December 2005.

25.01.2007 Visits - 6041 Posts - 0
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Star-P uses Supercomputers in Support of Futuristic Military Vehicles

Interactive Supercomputing Inc.'s (ISC) Star-P software will help the U.S. Army and vehicle designers to evaluate the performance and reliability of next-generation military vehicles using supercomputers to dramatically accelerate simulation of the vehicles' operations.

21.12.2006 Visits - 4899 Posts - 0
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Saft Awarded Contract for Next Generation Hybrid-Electric Military Vehicles

The US Army Tank-Automotive Research Development Engineering Command (TARDEC) has selected Saft, a world specialist in the design and manufacture of high-tech batteries, to enhance the efficiency of military vehicle operations. The $1.2 million contract will focus on the design and demonstration of Saft’s high-power lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, to address the requirements for next-generation hybrid electric military-vehicles.

01.12.2006 Visits - 7045 Posts - 0
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Barco to provide rugged display workstations for BAE Systems' NLOS-Cannon early prototypes

Visualization specialist Barco has been selected by BAE Systems Land & Armaments LP, Armament Systems Division, for the Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-Cannon) early prototypes. Through its dedicated subsidiary for mission-critical applications Barco Federal Systems, the company will provide rugged display workstations. The NLOS-Cannon early prototypes are 155mm, self-propelled cannon systems developed for the US Army's Future Combat Systems program. Each system will be equipped with 4 display workstations configured in a 2 man crew station.

09.11.2006 Visits - 6548 Posts - 0
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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 - 8208 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 - 5835 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 - 4104 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 - 4621 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 - 6023 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 - 8795 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 - 4563 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 - 4258 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 - 3491 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.

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