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Spicer® Tire Management Once Again Selected for Battlefield

MAUMEE, Ohio -- Dana Holding Corporation announced today that the company's Spicer® Central Tire Inflation System (CTIS™) is specified on all three of the vehicles that were recently selected by the U.S. Department of Defense for the Army and Marine Corps Joint Light Vehicle Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program.


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MTL Group secures further orders for its IMPAS add on armour system

Following a successful exhibition at Eurosatory, Armour plate processing specialist MTL Group has been awarded significant orders for its IMPAS add on armour system. The order for IMPAS will be supplied in kit form for the customer to fit directly onto its vehicle.


18.09.2012 Visits - 7147 Posts - 0
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AM General`s BRV-O Selected for Next Phase of Joint Light Tactical Vehicle Development

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- AM General’s independent proposal for the U.S. military’s new Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), was selected today for a $64.5 million Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase contract. AM General will produce and deliver 22 prototypes of its Blast Resistant Vehicle - Off road (BRV-O) for government testing under the EMD phase.


25.08.2012 Visits - 9114 Posts - 0
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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.


23.08.2012 Visits - 6006 Posts - 0
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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 - 14612 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.


06.08.2012 Visits - 7051 Posts - 0
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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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