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Camouflage research blending in with future ADF needs

Research that could significantly enhance the Australian Defence Force (ADF) vehicle camouflage scheme has commenced - in unassuming form, on a light board at the back of a Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO) laboratory, in Melbourne.


08.08.2012 Visits - 13541 Posts - 0
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LM to Integrate Fuel Cells, Solar Power for Military Applications

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] secured a contract with the Office of Naval Research for the design and development of solid oxide fuel cell generator sets as an alternative to traditional battlefield power generation equipment.


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U.S. Marine Corps Uses Oshkosh TerraMax™ UGV Technology to Prepare for Future Missions

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Unmanned tactical wheeled vehicles that have the potential to serve as a force multiplier and reduce Warfighters’ exposure to lethal attacks continue to come closer to reality. The U.S. Marine Corps Warfighting Lab (MCWL) and Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, recently conducted the Marines’ first-ever training of multiple unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) in a single convoy using the Oshkosh TerraMax™ UGV technology.


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Navistar Defense Awarded $59 Million For MRAP RPG Nets

LISLE, Ill. -- Navistar Defense, LLC today received a contract for $59 million to deliver 1,357 rocket propelled grenade (RPG) net kits for International® MaxxPro® Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) units in Afghanistan. The order from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command is considered an urgent buy.


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Army Assesses Current Vehicles As Part of GCV Development Process

Last week, the U.S. Army began operational assessments of existing combat vehicles to validate capabilities against requirements for a new Infantry Fighting Vehicle. The effort, known as the Non-Developmental Vehicle, or NDV, Assessments will take place on the border of Fort Bliss, Texas, and White Sands Missile Range, N.M.


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DRS Tactical Systems Introduces Three New ARMOR™ Rugged Tablet Computers

PARSIPPANY, NJ -- DRS Technologies, Inc. a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Tactical Systems division has expanded its product portfolio. The ARMOR™ X7et and the ARMOR™ X7ad are new, thin, lightweight tablets based on customers requesting even more portable computers from ARMOR™.


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AM General LLC Submits Independent JLTV Solution

SOUTH BEND -- AM General LLC announced today that it is backing two separate proposals for the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program.


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AM General LLC Submits Independent JLTV Solution

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- AM General LLC announced Mar. 28 that it is backing two separate proposals for the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program.


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Lockheed Martin´s Production-Optimized JLTV Is Lighter and Costs Less

DALLAS -- Lockheed Martin Mar. 27 submitted a proposal for a substantially lighter and more affordable Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) for the next phase of the U.S. Army and Marine Corps competition.


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Navistar Defense Submits Bid for Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Program

Navistar Defense, LLC today announced it has submitted a bid to compete for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program. The company will bid with a variant of its International® Saratoga™ light tactical vehicle, which Navistar launched in October after conducting its own automotive and blast testing.


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The Oshkosh Defense JLTV Solution Delivers Next-Generation Performance and Crew Protection

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), today presented its solution for the Engineering Manufacturing & Development (EMD) phase of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program.


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General Dynamics UK Selects Green Hills Software for British Army's Specialist Vehicle Programme

NUREMBERG, GERMANY -- Green Hills Software, the largest independent vendor of embedded software solutions, has announced that its INTEGRITY® real-time operating system (RTOS) has been chosen by General Dynamics UK as the operating system software for all the mission-critical computers of the Scout Specialist Vehicles (SV) programme, which General Dynamics UK is developing during the demonstration phase of the programme.


02.03.2012 Visits - 6839 Posts - 0
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BAE Systems Teams With QinetiQ to Deliver Hybrid Electric Drive for US Army GCV Programme

QinetiQ is to provide its 'game-changing' E-X-Drive transmission as the key component of a hybrid electric drive propulsion system to the BAE Systems-Northrop Grumman team that was recently awarded a $449.9 million contract for the technology development phase of the U.S. Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) programme.


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US Army Drives Ahead With JLTV Program

A Request for Proposal was issued by the U.S. Army for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program.


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Nexter Munitions: Inauguration of a robotised machining facility by the Minister for Defence

The announced cuts in defence budgets in Europe and the increased competition in our key weapons markets have spurred Nexter Munitions to develop a proactive export strategy.


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