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LOCKHEED MARTIN Develops Multi-Sensor System For Target Detection And Identification

Lockheed Martin has developed and operationally demonstrated a new multi-sensor system that provides unique high-resolution, three-dimensional target imaging for military and civil applications.


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8 PIRANHA IIIC 8x8 Electronic Warfare Vehicles (EWVs)

Kreuzlingen -- the Kreuzlingen based technology enterprise MOWAG GmbH received an order from armasuisse for the production of eight PIRANHA IIIC 8x8 vehicles as platforms for the Integrated Radio Surveillance and Transmitter System. The vehicles will be produced in Kreuzlingen and delivered to armasuisse by the end of 2007.


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Four new technology demonstrator programmes for the Future Rapid Effect System (FRES)

Four new contracts to help inform decisions on which technologies will be used for the Army's next generation of armoured fighting vehicles have been awarded by Atkins, the FRES Systems House, Minister for Defence Procurement Lord Drayson announced on 4 January 2006.


05.01.2006 Visits - 5335 Posts - 0
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SEP T2 a milestone in the development of a new Swedish military vehicle

SEP T2 Land Systems Hagglunds has taken an important step in the development of SEP, the Swedish military vehicle of tomorrow.


13.12.2005 Visits - 5835 Posts - 0
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Northrop Grumman Integrating, Fielding Counter-Mortar Capability

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., -- The U.S. Army has selected Northrop Grumman Corporation as the prime contractor for the Counter-Rocket, Artillery, Mortar (C-RAM) Integration and Fielding contract. C-RAM will help protect U.S. and coalition troops against mortars and rockets fired by insurgents.


28.10.2005 Visits - 5606 Posts - 0
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BAE Systems Fires Multiple Round Simultaneous Impact Missions From NLOS-Cannon

BAE Systems has successfully fired a four-round Multiple Round Simultaneous Impact (MRSI) mission from the Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-C) Concept Technology Demonstrator (CTD). The NLOS-C is one of eight Manned Ground Vehicles in the U.S. Armys Future Combat Systems program, and leads the others in its current state of development. The firing achievement was reached in late August 2005 at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.


14.10.2005 Visits - 6471 Posts - 0
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Volkswagen and the Stanford Racing Team Win DARPA Grand Challenge

PRIMM, Nev. -- With the technological support of the Volkswagen Electronics Research Laboratory (ERL), Stanford University`s robotic Volkswagen Touareg, known as Stanley, has won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge, run in the Mojave desert near Primm, Nevada.


11.10.2005 Visits - 6609 Posts - 0
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Rheinmetall takes part in FCS unmanned aerial vehicle contract

In cooperation with Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc, Rheinmetall Defence Electronics, Bremen, awarded a contract for phase one of the FCS Class III Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) development.


09.10.2005 Visits - 6195 Posts - 0
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iRobot and Boston Univ. Photonics Center Unveil Advanced Sniper Detection System for iRobot PackBot

BURLINGTON, Mass. and BOSTON - Oct. 3, 2005 - iRobot Corp. and The Photonics Center at Boston University introduced a tactical sensory system payload prototype, dubbed REDOWL, for the combat-proven iRobot PackBot robot. REDOWL, or Robot Enhanced Detection Outpost with Lasers, can detect and locate snipers and mortars on the very first shot fired at personnel or vehicles.


07.10.2005 Visits - 5830 Posts - 0
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Two New Contract Awards for the Future Rapid Effect System (FRES) Programme

Atkins, the FRES Systems House, has placed two Technology Demonstrator Programme (TDP) contracts with Lockheed Martin (UK) Ltd and Thales, announced Lord Drayson, minister for Defence Procurement today.


05.09.2005 Visits - 5900 Posts - 0
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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.


19.08.2005 Visits - 6482 Posts - 0
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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.


01.08.2005 Visits - 11172 Posts - 0
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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.


23.07.2005 Visits - 4929 Posts - 0
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US Army Speeds Up FCS Integrated Computer System Fielding

Boeing and SAIC as the Future Combat Systems (FCS) Lead Systems Integrator (LSI) has awarded a General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems and Rockwell Collins team a $154 million contract modification to accelerate technology development of the Integrate Computer System (ICS).


30.04.2005 Visits - 7102 Posts - 0
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United Defense Fires 1,000th Round from Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon Demonstrator

Defense Industries, Inc. (NYSE:UDI) announced it has fired the 1,000th projectile from the Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-C) Concept Technology Demonstrator (CTD) at Yuma Proving Ground near Yuma, Ariz.


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