Defence Industry

Smiths Wins Key Role in MoD`s Armoured Vehicle Project of Next Decade

LONDON -- Smiths Aerospace is selected as part of the Lockheed Martin team to play a key role in the design, integration and demonstration of electronic architecture concepts for the Future Rapid Effect System (FRES).


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Thales UK SWARM remote weapon system selected for US Marine Corps Gladiator Programme

The Thales UK SWARM Remote Weapon System has been selected for the United States Marine Corps Gladiator Programme following a rigorous competition conducted by General Dynamics Armament & Technical Products (GDATP), based at Burlington, Vermont, USA.


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Thales UK launches THOR weapon system

Thales UK has unveiled THOR, the first weapon systems of its type. Produced by Thales UK's air systems facility in Belfast, THOR is a new vehicle mounted Multi Mission System, and is the only weapon system to combine surface-to-air and surface-to-surface capabilities within one lightweight launcher.


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Thales UK launches latest Catherine camera

Thales UK has staked its claim as the world leader in advanced cooled thermal imaging technology, with the launch of the latest variant of its successful range of Catherine cameras.


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Patria Presents AMV 6X6 Vehicle In Poland

A new 6x6 version of Patria’s well-known AMV vehicle is presented today in MSPO Exhibition in Poland. Patria AMV has raised significant international interest since it was launched in 2001.


07.09.2005 Visits - 11908 Posts - 0
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Force Protection Industries Ships First Armored Vehicle for Joint DOD Task Force

LADSON, S.C.--Leading armored vehicle manufacturer Force Protection, Inc., supporting U.S. armed forces against explosive threats in Iraq, announced it has shipped the first Cougar Joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal Rapid Response Vehicle (JERRV) under a joint-services contract awarded by the Department of Defense on May 15, 2005.


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DRS Technologies Awarded $24 Million Contract To Produce Infrared Assemblies For Javelin Missile Command Launch Unit

Parsippany, NJ, August 23 -- DRS Technologies, Inc. announced that it has received a $24 million production contract on the Javelin Anti-Tank Weapon System program. Javelin is the world’s premier man-portable, fire-and-forget, medium-range, anti-tank weapon system.


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Empl is going to deliver 1014 swap bodies as well as 20 special trailers to the Austrian Armed Forces

This specially developed swap system together with customized bodies totally meets the requirements of the Austrian Military for efficient utilisation. Furthermore, it offers the soldiers flexible and diverse possibilities of operation.


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Tiltan Chooses MAK Technologies’ VR-LINK For TVIEW Visual System

Cambridge, Mass., August 4, 2005 -- MAK Technologies, the world’s leading supplier of distributed simulation software, announced that Tiltan has chosen to use VR-Link in their TView visualization system making it fully compatible with both DIS and HLA simulation networks. Tiltan’s TView product is used for a wide variety of military and urban planning uses.


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BAE Systems Awarded $70.1 Million Contract For Reset Work On Bradley Combat System Vehicles

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract modification worth $70.1 million from the U.S. Army’s Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to reset Bradley Combat System vehicles.


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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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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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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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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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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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