Defence Industry

Roush reveals its Lightweight High-Mobility Platform

Roush Technology’s new lightweight 6x6 all-terrain vehicle has been revealed at DVD defence exhibition.


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Contracts

Force Protection, Inc. Announces $5 Million Debt Financing Agreement

Ladson, S.C. -- Force Protection, Inc., manufacturer of the Buffalo and Cougar armored vehicles deployed with U.S. armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, announced today that it has secured a credit line of $5 million through GC Financial Services, Inc. of Houston, Texas. The all-debt deal is coupled with a factor agreement that allows Force Protection to receive payment on its U.S. government contract receivables within 24 to 48 hours of delivery.


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DRS TECHNOLOGIES Receives $35 Million Conttract To Provide Electronics Test Support For U.S. Army Ground Vehicles

Parsippany, NJ, July 12 -- DRS Technologies, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a $35 million contract for the continued manufacture of the Direct Support Electrical System Test Sets (DSESTS) Test Program Sets (TPS) for the M1A1, M1A2 and M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tanks System Enhancement Program (SEP) and the M2/M3 family of Bradley Fighting Vehicles.


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DRS TECHNOLOGIES Receives $16.8 Million Contract To Provide Embedded Diagnostoc Systems For U.S. Army Combat Vehicles

Parsippany, NJ, July 14 -- DRS Technologies, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a $16.8 million contract from the U.S. Army to deliver new embedded diagnostics systems for installation on the M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicles.


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CACI Awarded $11 Million Task to Support Defense Personnel Records Image Retrieval System Work for Department of Defense Military Personnel Records Portal Continues

Arlington, VA, July 11, 2005 — CACI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) announced today that it has been awarded a task order of an estimated $11 million value if all options are exercised to continue work on the Defense Personnel Records Image Retrieval System (DPRIS) initiative for the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.


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Defence Industry

Successful Firing of Area Denial Weapon System by Defense Consortium

ARLINGTON Va. -- Metal Storm Limited today released information regarding a successful firing of the Area Denial Weapon System (ADWS) Capability Demonstrator which was undertaken at the Port Wakefield Proof and Experimental Range near Adelaide, Australia.


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems Down-Selected As Preferred Supplier For Falcon

BAE Systems has been down-selected as preferred supplier for the first increment of the FALCON information infrastructure programme.


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Army

Radian Chosen to Perform NATO Response Force Studies

Alexandria, VA -- Radian Inc, an Engineered Support Services Inc. (ESSI) company, has been chosen by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Supreme Allied Command-Transformation to perform a study of new concepts and existing technologies for the design, construction, and maintenance of NATO base camps. These base camps would be used by a deployed joint task force and the headquarters of the NATO Response Force. The study is worth $170,000 and will last six months.


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Army

Major Investment In Australia`s Special Forces

The Howard Government has approved a $207 million redevelopment of Special Forces facilities at Holsworthy Barracks to support the relocation of Special Operations Command units to the Sydney Defence base.


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Defence Industry

Army Approves General Dynamics/Lockheed Martin System Design for Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T)

TAUNTON, Mass. -- General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, and Lockheed Martin today announced that they had held the U.S. Army`s preliminary design review (PDR) on the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) program, the Army`s next-generation battlefield communications network.


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Defence Industry

General Dynamics Santa Barbara Sistemas Presents and Delivers the First Leopardo 2E Tanks to the Spanish Army

SEVILLE, Spain --- General Dynamics Santa Barbara Sistemas (GD SBS) presented last June 17th 2004 in its Seville factory the first Leopardo 2E Main Battle Tank (MBT) for the Spanish Army in an official ceremony chaired by His Majesty Juan Carlos I, the King of Spain, with the presence of more than one hundred civil and military authorities as well as executives of the defense sector.


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Rheinmetall Awarded EUR 30 Million Tank Ammunition Contract

Germany`s Bundeswehr has awarded the Rheinmetall Group with a tank ammunition contract worth approximately EUR 30 million. The ammunition is designed especially for the Leopard 2 main battle tank (MBT).


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Defence Industry

ATK Successfully Demonstrates XM25 Airbursting Weapon System

ATK'S Advanced Weapon Design Gives the Warfighter Unmatched Precision and Lethality. XM25 Ideal for Urban Combat Environments. Minneapolis – Alliant Techsystems (and the U.S. Army’s Project Manager-Soldier Weapons successfully demonstrated the XM25 advanced airbursting weapon system with developmental ammunition at the International Infantry & Joint Services Small Arms Systems Annual Symposium on May 19, 2005.


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Receives $7.2 Million Order for U.S. Army Knight Precision Targeting System

ST. LOUIS -- Engineered Support Systems, Inc. has received a $7.2 million order from the U.S. Army Tank- automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) in Warren, Michigan, for system technical support and logistics services for the Knight Precision Targeting System. Engineered Support's wholly-owned subsidiary Systems & Electronics Inc. (SEI) will provide the services in their St. Louis facility.


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Stewart & Stevenson Receives Additional FMTV Orders Valued at $219 Million; Company to Provide U.S. Army With 1,706 Additional Vehicles

HOUSTON, -- Stewart & Stevenson Services, Inc. announced that Stewart & Stevenson Tactical Vehicle Systems, LP (TVS) received contract modifications from the U.S. Army valued at approximately $219 million. These modifications are funded by the 2005 U.S. Congress Supplemental Spending Bill and represent the second award to TVS under that bill in recent weeks.


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