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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Defence Industry

333 Leopard 2 Tanks for Greece

Greece will receive 333 Leopard 2 main battle tanks and other vehicles from the German Federal Armed Forces. The Secretary-General for arms planning and defense investments in the Greek Ministry of Defense, Georgios Zorbas, and the head of the armaments department in the German Ministry of Defense, Joerg , signed in Berlin today a contract covering the supply to Greece of a total of 333 Leopard 2 main battle tanks as well as further support vehicles from surplus stocks of the German Federal Armed Forces.


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Contracts

Curtiss-Wright Awarded $4 Million Contract for Stryker Mobile Gun System

ROSELAND, N.J., -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation received a contract for the Stryker Mobile Gun System (MGS) for approximately $4 million from General Dynamics Land Systems in Sterling Heights, Michigan. Curtiss-Wright will produce the Autoloader Controller, Replenisher Controller and Turret System Electronic Unit (TSEU) for the Stryker MGS through its Motion Control segment facility in Santa Clarita, California. Deliveries for this contract are expected to be completed by November 2006.


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Contracts

U.S. Marine Corps Orders Lockheed Martin Advanced Gunnery And Virtual Combat Convoy Training Systems

ORLANDO, FL -- Lockheed Martin was awarded three contracts totaling $15.2 million by the U.S. Marine Corps, including a follow-on order for Virtual Combat Convoy Trainers (VCCT) and two orders for Advanced Gunnery Training Systems (AGTS).


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Defence Industry

Javelin Enters Service in the U.K. Four Months Early

WARMINSTER, U.K., -- UK Javelin, developed and produced by the Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin Joint Venture for the U.K.'s Light Forces Anti-Tank Guided Weapon program, has been declared operational four months ahead of schedule.


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Contracts

Engineered Support Systems received $6.0 Million Order For U.S. Army's Stryker Brigade Combat Team

ST. LOUIS, July 27, 2005 -- Engineered Support Systems, Inc. received an $6.0 million order for the Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) from the U.S. Army's Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) in Warren, Michigan.


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Defence Industry

Armor Holdings, Inc. to Acquire Substantially All of the Assets of Second Chance Body Armor, Inc.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., -- Armor Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of security products and vehicle armor systems serving military, law enforcement, homeland security and commercial markets, announced today that it was the successful bidder at an auction to acquire substantially all of the assets of Second Chance Body Armor, Inc. (Second Chance), a manufacturer of body armor serving the law enforcement and military markets.


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Future Technologies

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.


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Contracts

U.S. Marine Corps Awards General Dynamics $43 Million Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle Contract

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. -- The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, Va., has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $43 million contract to continue the systems development and demonstration (SDD) phase and full-up system live-fire testing of the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV).


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Defence Industry

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 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

17 BM Bulat tanks shall reinforce combat fleet of Armed Forces of Ukraine

Kharkov, Ukraine – Specialists of SOE KMDB have developed a BM Bulat tank – upgraded T-64. Performance characteristics of the upgraded tank meet the up-to-date global requirements. 17 combat vehicles have been directly manufactured by the State Enterprise “Malyshev Plant” in the framework of state order of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine.


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Defence Industry

General Dynamics and Rafael Win $38M Contract to Supply Reactive Armor to American Vehicles in Iraq

HAIFA, Israel -- Rafael Armament Development Authority Ltd. and General Dynamics have won a contract valued at $38M to supply reactive armor for the U.S. Army Bradley APCs serving in Iraq. The reactive armor, developed by Rafael especially for the Bradleys, is the newest generation of reactive armor available worldwide.


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Exhibitions

At Defense And Security 2005 3 rd International Exibition Of Defense And Security Technology

Rosoboronexport State Corporation (SC) is an organizer of Defense and Security 2005 – 3 rd International Exhibition of Defense and Security Technology, which will be held in Nizhniy Tagil on the basis of the State Demonstration and Exhibition Center of Armament and Materiel from 5 th to 9 th of July 2005.


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Defence Industry

Force Protection, Inc. Expands Production Capacity Through Engineering Alliance

Ladson, SC - Force Protection, Inc., manufacturer of the Buffalo and Cougar armored vehicles deployed with U.S. armed forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, today announced a services contract with Ricardo plc, a leading international automotive consultancy. Under the terms of the alliance, Ricardo will provide an integrated bill of materials including Spartan Chassis assemblies and subassemblies in the Cougar product line, automated drawings and model updates, design releases, and vehicle validation tasks for the Joint EOD Rapid Response Vehicle (JERRV).


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