Contracts

General Dynamics Awarded $14 Million for Enhanced Reactive Armor Production for Bradley Fighting Vehicles

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a $13.8 million modification from the U.S. Army`s TACOM/ARDEC Picatinny Arsenal (Picatinny, N.J.) for the production of enhanced-capability reactive armor for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle System.


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Contracts

DRS Technologies Receives $23 Million Contract To Provide Key Subsystems For U.S. Army Long Range Advanced Surveillance Systems

Parsippany, NJ -- DRS Technologies, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a $23 million subcontract from Raytheon Company to provide major subsystems for the U.S. Army’s Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3). LRAS3 provides the U.S. Army Brigade Reconnaissance Troops, Armor and Infantry Battalion Scout Platoons, and the Stryker Brigade Combat Teams (SBCT) with a long-range detection, recognition, identification and far-target location capability.


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Contracts

Armor Holdings, Inc. Awarded $19.7 Million for Up-Armored HMMWV Program

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., -- Armor Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of security products and vehicle armor systems serving law-enforcement, military, homeland security and commercial markets, announced today that it has received contract modifications for new production totaling $19.7 million from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command and the Defense Logistics Agency to provide additional Up-Armored HMMWVs, Gunner Protection Kits, and armor component spare parts.


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Defence Industry

KMW Takes Over MAN-Mobile Bridges

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has acquired MAN-Mobile Bridges GmbH and has thus decisively strengthened its key position in the market for land defence systems. In Munich, last Friday, 08 April 2005, Frank Haun, member of the KMW Board of Management and its deputy chairman, signed a contract with MAN Technologie AG that provides for the transfer of MAN-Mobile Bridges to Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co.KG, subject to the consent of the Federal Cartel Office.


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Contracts

Earns $203.7 Million Contract for U.S. Army Modular Fuel Farm System

Engineered Support Systems, Inc. received a $203.7 million contract with the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to produce the Load Handling System Modular Fuel Farm (LMFF) bulk fuel storage and distribution system. The firm-fixed price, indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract will be performed over five years, with an initial delivery order of $6.28 million, according to Gerald A. Potthoff, Engineered Support Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.


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Defence Industry

CARACAL, a new tactical vehicle for the Bundeswehr Rheinmetall and Iveco Magirus enter cooperation agreement

Rheinmetall and Iveco Magirus have agreed to work together in the field of wheeled, 6 to 8 ton-class armoured vehicles for the German market. As part of this agreement, Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH of Kiel, the Land Systems division of the Rheinmetall Group, has obtained the German rights to Iveco's newly developed Light Modular Vehicle (LMV).


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Training And Simulators

BAE SYSTEMS Successfully Demonstrates WOLFPACK

NASHUA, N.H. -- BAE Systems recently completed its final demonstration of the current phase of the WolfPack program to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) and other government officials at the Fallon Range Training Complex in Nevada.


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Future Technologies

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).


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Contracts

Anniston Army Depot Chooses United Defense to Provide up to $479M of Overhaul Work on Combat Vehicles

ANNISTON, AL, April 25, 2005 - United Defense Industries, Inc. (NYSE:UDI) received four contracts, which could ultimately total $479 million, from Anniston Army Depot for its Steel Products Division to perform "zero hours, zero miles" overhaul maintenance on the M109A6 Paladin Self Propelled Howitzer, the M88A1 Medium Recovery Vehicle, the M992A2 Field Artillery Ammunition Supply Vehicle, and the M9 Armored Combat Vehicle.


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Contracts

General Dynamics Awarded $62.5 Million for Abrams Integrated Management Materials

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. --- The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $62.5 million contract for the material associated with the production of 75 Abrams Integrated Management (AIM) tanks.


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Contracts

$15 Billion Contract in Jeopardy

The Pentagon has warned Boeing Co. that it might terminate the company's contract to replace the more than 100,000 radios in Army vehicles and helicopters, a $15 billion program considered critical to the Army's modernization program.


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Contracts

Armor Holdings, Inc. Awarded $31.1 Million for Heavy Truck Armoring

JACKSONVILLE -- Armor Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of security products and vehicle armor systems serving law enforcement, military, homeland security and commercial markets, announced today that it has received a modification valued at $31.1 million to an existing contract to provide add-on-armor for various types of heavy trucks for the U.S. Army.


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Defence Industry

Singapore Military Mulls Using SUVs To Trim Costs

Singapore’s military is considering using commercial sports utility vehicles (SUVs) to replace its current fleet of custom-built Land Rovers in a bid to trim costs, the defense ministry (Mindef) said April 20.


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Future Technologies

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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Contracts

General Dynamics Awarded $138 Million for 99 Additional Stryker Combat Vehicles

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) a delivery order valued at $138 million for 99 additional Stryker combat vehicles.


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