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Lockheed Martin Wins $65 Million JLTV Engineering and Manufacturing Development Phase

DALLAS -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE:LMT] received a $65 million contract from the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps to continue developing the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) through the Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase.

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Oshkosh Receives EMD Contract to Develop JLTV - the Future of Light Tactical Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, a contract for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program’s Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase. The JLTV program aims to replace many of the U.S. military’s aged HMMWVs with a lightweight vehicle that offers greater protection, mobility and transportability.

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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.

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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.

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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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