Robots

Tiny Robot Carries Big Responsibility in Iraq

CAMP VICTORY, Iraq -- Technology has always played an important role in the success of the U.S. military, and the introduction of the multi-function agile radio-controlled robot, "MARCBOT," is one piece of technology helping in the fight against improvised explosive devices in Iraq.


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Robots

Foster-Miller Awarded $96 million Contract for Additional TALON Robots

Foster-Miller, Inc., announced today that it has received its largest US military order to date for ground robots. The multi-year contract increased from $27.5 million for 250 robots to $124 million for up to 1200 TALON™ Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) robots.


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Defence Industry

Patria Presents AMV 6X6 Vehicle In Poland

A new 6x6 version of Patria’s well-known AMV vehicle is presented today in MSPO Exhibition in Poland. Patria AMV has raised significant international interest since it was launched in 2001.


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Contracts

BAE Systems Receives $31.9 Million Contract for Survivability Enhancement Armor for Army Combat Vehicles

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- BAE Systems has been awarded a $31.9 million delivery order from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to manufacture add-on-armor suites to be installed on M113 vehicles in Iraq


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Future Technologies

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.


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Defence Industry

Force Protection Industries Ships First Armored Vehicle for Joint DOD Task Force

LADSON, S.C.--Leading armored vehicle manufacturer Force Protection, Inc., supporting U.S. armed forces against explosive threats in Iraq, announced it has shipped the first Cougar Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicle (JERRV) under a joint-services contract awarded by the Department of Defense on May 15, 2005.


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Defence Industry

DRS Technologies Awarded $24 Million Contract To Produce Infrared Assemblies For Javelin Missile Command Launch Unit

Parsippany, NJ, August 23 -- DRS Technologies, Inc. announced that it has received a $24 million production contract on the Javelin Anti-Tank Weapon System program. Javelin is the world’s premier man-portable, fire-and-forget, medium-range, anti-tank weapon system.


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Defence Industry

Empl is going to deliver 1014 swap bodies as well as 20 special trailers to the Austrian Armed Forces

This specially developed swap system together with customized bodies totally meets the requirements of the Austrian Military for efficient utilisation. Furthermore, it offers the soldiers flexible and diverse possibilities of operation.


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Future Technologies

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.


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Contracts

BAE Systems Awarded $122.3 Million Contract Modification For FCS Armed Robotic Vehicle

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract modification worth a minimum of $122.3 million for the transition effort for two Armed Robotic Vehicle (ARV) variants for the U.S. Army’s Future Combat Systems.


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Defence Industry

Tiltan Chooses MAK Technologies’ VR-LINK For TVIEW Visual System

Cambridge, Mass., August 4, 2005 -- MAK Technologies, the world’s leading supplier of distributed simulation software, announced that Tiltan has chosen to use VR-Link in their TView visualization system making it fully compatible with both DIS and HLA simulation networks. Tiltan’s TView product is used for a wide variety of military and urban planning uses.


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Contracts

United Industrial Subsidiary AAI Corporation Wins $13.8 Million Contract from Royal Netherlands Army for Stinger Training System

HUNT VALLEY, Md., Aug. 10 -- United Industrial Corporation announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary AAI Corporation has been awarded a $13.8 million contract by the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) to provide an Advanced Moving Target Simulator (AMTS) system for air defense training for the nation's armed forces and related logistics support for a period of 15 years.


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems Awarded $70.1 Million Contract For Reset Work On Bradley Combat System Vehicles

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract modification worth $70.1 million from the U.S. Army’s Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to reset Bradley Combat System vehicles.


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Contracts

Armor Holdings, Inc. Receives $14.4 Million Order for Ceramic Body Armor Inserts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Armor Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer of security products and vehicle armor systems serving military, law-enforcement, homeland security and commercial markets, announced today that it has received a contract modification from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command.


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Defence Industry

Kuwait - TOW-2A/B Anti-armor Guided Missiles

On 4 August 2005, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait of 436 TOW-2A/B Anti-armor Guided Missiles as well as associated equipment and services. The total value, if all options are exercised, could be as high as $19 million.


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