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Kaman to Produce Rotor Blade Parts for Bell Helicopters; Tim Bates Comments

Kaman to Produce Rotor Blade Parts for Bell Helicopters; Tim Bates Comments

Kaman Corp. has been awarded a more than $25 million follow-on contract to build military rotor blade components for Bell Helicopter’s UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters. Kaman’s Aerosystems division will manufacture… Read more »

Airbus Hands Training Helicopter to US Army; Allan McArtor Comments

Airbus Hands Training Helicopter to US Army; Allan McArtor Comments

Airbus Group has transported a version of the Lakota helicopter configured for training mission to the U.S. Army. Airbus Helicopters Inc. built and delivered the UH-72A Lakota helicopter and the Army… Read more »

Northrop to Install IR Anti-Missile System in Canada’s Air Force Chinooks; Carl Smith Comments

Northrop to Install IR Anti-Missile System in Canada’s Air Force Chinooks; Carl Smith Comments

Northrop Grumman will install an infrared missile protection system in the Canadian air force’s CH-147F Chinook fleet. The IR countermeasures platform is designed to detect a missile launch, determine its threat level and destroy… Read more »

Greg Wenzel: Booz Allen Works with US Navy on Integration, Interoperability Areas

Greg Wenzel: Booz Allen Works with US Navy on Integration, Interoperability Areas

Greg Wenzel, an executive vice president at Booz Allen Hamilton, has said the company is working with the U.S. Navy to implement the service’s interconnectedness goals, the Daily Transcript reported Wednesday…. Read more »

DARPA Seeks Vendors to Develop Military Wireless Data Link

DARPA Seeks Vendors to Develop Military Wireless Data Link

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking for companies to develop a military wireless data link under a $27 million project, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday. John Keller writes the… Read more »

Bill Toti on Cubic’s Defense Business Reorg and Int’l Sales Prospects

Bill Toti on Cubic’s Defense Business Reorg and Int’l Sales Prospects

Bill Toti shifted into a new role at Cubic earlier this year as president of the San Diego-based contractor’s global defense segment, which formed through a consolidation initiative. Cubic combined… Read more »

ASDReports: Next-Gen Sensor Tech to Influence Military Electro-Optic/IR Systems Market

ASDReports: Next-Gen Sensor Tech to Influence Military Electro-Optic/IR Systems Market

A new report from ASDReports expects advancements in sensor technologies to influence the military electro-optic/infrared systems market in the coming years. The market analyst said EO/IR systems will register a year-over-year growth of… Read more »

DARPA Eyes Novel Arctic Sensors Development

DARPA Eyes Novel Arctic Sensors Development

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is seeking proposals for the development of new  sensor systems that can identify and track air, surface and subsurface targets. DARPA released a presolicitation… Read more »

Research and Markets: Weapons Modernization Efforts to Drive US Military Expenditure

Research and Markets: Weapons Modernization Efforts to Drive US Military Expenditure

A new Research and Markets report forecasts the U.S. military expenditure to reach $597 billion by 2020 from $560 billion in 2015, driven by the government’s efforts to retain military dominance through… Read more »

Research and Markets: Asia Pacific to Dominate Global Military Rotorcraft Spending by 2025

Research and Markets: Asia Pacific to Dominate Global Military Rotorcraft Spending by 2025

A new Research and Markets report predicts the global military rotorcraft market to hit $27.3 billion by 2025 from $21.1 billion in 2015, with Asia-Pacific countries to dominate the spending… Read more »

Research and Markets: Combat Aircraft to Drive Avionics Tech Market Through 2018

Research and Markets: Combat Aircraft to Drive Avionics Tech Market Through 2018

A new Research and Markets report predicts worldwide demand for avionics equipment will grow as military and defense agencies invest more on fighter aircraft. The global military and defense avionic… Read more »

BAE Unveils New Thermal Weapon Sight Product for Military Customers; Marc Casseres Comments

BAE Unveils New Thermal Weapon Sight Product for Military Customers; Marc Casseres Comments

BAE Systems has introduced a thermographic weapon sight platform designed to help military users recognize threats when they conduct surveillance missions during the day or night. The Universal Thermal Clip-On… Read more »

Booz Allen Lands $79M in FY 2015 4Q Contracts for Military Health Services

Booz Allen Lands $79M in FY 2015 4Q Contracts for Military Health Services

Booz Allen Hamilton has received 25 contracts worth almost $79 million combined to provide military health services at the U.S. Defense Department during the last quarter of fiscal year 2015. The… Read more »

Report: Air Force Could Give SpaceX Launch Certification in Mid-2015

Report: Air Force Could Give SpaceX Launch Certification in Mid-2015

The U.S. Air Force expects to approve Space Exploration Technologies to compete for military satellite launch work by mid-2015, six months later than originally anticipated, Reuters reported Wednesday. Andrea Shalal… Read more »

Brendan O’Connell: Australian DoD Orders Harris-Made Radio Comm Systems

Brendan O’Connell: Australian DoD Orders Harris-Made Radio Comm Systems

Harris Corp. will provide its Falcon III multiband tactical radios to Australia’s military under a $38 million contract with the Australian defense department. Australia ordered an unspecified number of the company’s… Read more »

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