Defence Industry

Heckler & Koch Defense Wins Multi-year Contract for New U.S. Army Grenade Launcher

Sterling, Virginia -- Heckler & Koch Defense Inc. was awarded a competitive contract to produce the new add-on grenade launcher for the U.S. Army. The U.S. XM320 40x46mm Grenade Launcher Module may replace the inventory of M203 grenade launchers currently in use by the Army, including those launchers used by Army units in Iraq and Afghanistan.


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Contracts

General Dynamics Awarded $14 Million for Abrams Tank Systems Technical Support

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $14.4 million contract modification for Abrams tank systems technical support (STS).


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Contracts

Force Protection, Inc. Announces Another $24.9 Million Contract Under Counter-IED Funding

Force Protection, Inc. continues to supply U.S. armed forces with cutting-edge blast protection technology as it announced today a delivery order for 34 additional mine-protected Cougar Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Rapid Response Vehicles (JERRV) for an amount not to exceed $24.9 million.


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Defence Industry

CACI Awarded $25 Million Contract to Support U.S. Army Ammunition Management System

ARLINGTON, Va. -- CACI International Inc. announced that it has been awarded a four-year prime contract, valued at $25 million if all options are exercised, to support the Total Ammunition Management Information System (TAMIS) for Headquarters, Department of the Army in Washington, D.C. Awarded by the U.S. General Services Administration through the Millennia Lite Functional Area 3 vehicle, the contract includes one base year and three option years.


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Contracts

United Defense Receives Contract Modification worth $12.8 Million for Marine Corps Assault Amphibious Vehicles

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- United Defense Industries, Inc. United Defense Industries, Inc. has received a $12.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command to upgrade 56 Assault Amphibious Vehicles (AAV7) to the RAM/RS configuration to support Marine Corps units.


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Contracts

Raytheon Awarded $48 Million Contract to Help Protect U.S. and Coalition Forces

TEWKSBURY, Mass. -- Raytheon Company has been awarded a $48.4 million U.S. Army contract to provide 41 RAID (Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment) systems, along with systems engineering and life cycle support.


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Contracts

Lokheed Martin Receives $61 Million Contract For Multifunction Utility/Logistics And Equipment Vehicle

Lockheed Martin has received a $61 million plus-up to the Multifunction Utility/Logistics and Equipment (MULE) System Development and Demonstration (SDD) contract as a result of the recent Future Combat System (FCS) restructure. The contract modification was issued by the FCS Lead System Integrator (LSI), The Boeing Company.


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Contracts

General Dynamics Awarded $141 Million to Upgrade Abrams Tanks

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. - The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $141 million contract to upgrade 60 M1A2 Abrams tanks to the latest System Enhancement Package (SEP) configuration (M1A2 SEP).


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Training And Simulators

Canadian Forces Members to Participate in International Training Exercise in Ukraine

The aim of CBE-05 is to develop individual and small field unit light infantry skills needed for NATO-led multinational peace support operations. Canadian soldiers are training as sections within international platoons in a variety of tasks such as patrolling, medical evacuation, search operations, convoy escorts, interacting with media, and the preparation and operation of check points and observation posts.


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Defence Industry

MTC Awarded $5.7 Million in Army Task Orders

DAYTON, Ohio -– MTC Technologies, Inc. and subsidiaries, a significant provider of engineering, information technology, and other technical solutions, to the Department of Defense and national security agencies, announced that it has been awarded a total of $5.7 million in potential value under four task orders for various U. S. Army programs.


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Army

Army Displays Latest Warfighting Innovations

WASHINGTON -- The Army showcased its Future Force Warrior system, the latest in war-fighting technology, at Soldier Modernization Day on Capitol Hill June 16. Military researchers, developers, testers and engineers displayed current innovations in soldier technology to senators and congressional staffers who witnessed how technology can impact soldiers’ lives while sampling the Army’s newest field rations.


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Defence Industry

Force Protection Moves from Bases to Battlefield

As casualties continue to mount in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Defense Department is seizing on technology to protect combat soldiers from snipers, mortars and roadside bombs. As of early-June, more than 1,660 U.S. personnel had died in Iraq, and 12,762 had been wounded. In the wider war on terrorism—including Afghanistan, Pakistan, the Philippines and Djibouti—another 188 had died and 472 had been wounded.


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Defence Industry

BAE Gets Overseas Orders

South Africa's leading designer and manu-facturer of armoured vehicles, BAE Systems Land Systems OMC, has had to rearrange its production facilities to meet the needs created by its recent hat-trick of signi- ficant international orders for its products.


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Army

Army Battalion Becomes First Unit Equipped With Lockheed Martin`s Future Force HIMARS Launcher

DALLAS -- The U.S. Army today introduced its first unit equipped with the Lockheed Martin High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), helping the service meet its goal of fielding a lighter, more mobile and more flexible fighting force.


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Contracts

Armor Holdings, Inc. Receives $95.6 Million Up-Armored HMMWV Order

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 a $95.6 million contract award form the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command to provide additional M1114 Up-Armored HMMWVs.


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