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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 - 11436 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 - 12053 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 - 7964 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 - 8604 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 - 6702 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 - 15030 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 - 11411 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 - 15162 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 - 11069 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 - 9107 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 - 12603 Posts - 0
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BAE Systems Selects Saft America for BMHV of FCS Manned Ground Vehicles

Santa Clara, Calif. -- BAE Systems has selected the Space and Defense Division of Saft America Inc., based in Cockeysville, MD, to supply the Battery Module, High Voltage (BMHV) for the Future Combat System Manned Ground Vehicle program. BMHV is a critical component of the hybrid propulsion system.

24.05.2006 Visits - 12023 Posts - 0
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BAE SYSTEMS Awards Contract to Raytheon to Develop Active Protective Subsystem, Supporting Hit Avoidance Program for FCS Manned Ground Vehicles

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- BAE Systems has awarded a phased subcontract worth up to $70 million to Raytheon's Network Centric Systems business with headquarters in McKinney, Texas, to develop the “hard-kill” Active Protection Subsystem (APS) portion of the Hit Avoidance System for the U.S. Army’s Future Combat System (FCS) Manned Ground Vehicles (MGVs).

27.04.2006 Visits - 10918 Posts - 0
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Raytheon to Develop Hard-Kill Active Protection System for FCS Vehicles Under $70 Million Award

MCKINNEY, Texas -- Raytheon Company has been awarded a contract worth up to $70 million from BAE Systems to develop the hard-kill Active Protection System (APS) for Future Combat System (FCS) vehicles under a three-phase agreement. The initial phase is pegged at $10 million.

26.04.2006 Visits - 8151 Posts - 0
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DRS Technologies Introduces M6000 and E6000 Thermal Imaging Engine and Module

DALLAS -- DRS Sensors & Targeting Systems - Infrared Technologies Division, a unit of DRS Technologies, Inc., announced today the product launch of the M6000 and E6000 uncooled thermal imaging engine and module. DRS's M6000 and E6000 are the first 640- by 480-pixel thermal imaging engine and module with a 25-micron pitch - a "first of its kind" product, representing a significant advancement in the developing uncooled infrared technology marketplace.

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