List/Grid Tag Archives: U.S. Army

Report: Pentagon to Release Joint Tactical Vehicle Production RFP in November

Report: Pentagon to Release Joint Tactical Vehicle Production RFP in November

The U.S. Army and Marine Corps could issue a request for proposals for their Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program in mid-November and award low-rate initial production contracts by summer 2015,… Read more »

Army Orders New Exelis Gen 3 Night Vision Equipment

Army Orders New Exelis Gen 3 Night Vision Equipment

Exelis has received a contract worth $8 million to supply a new order of night vision systems to the military. The tactical goggles have a scheduled delivery date of late… Read more »

Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Army ITES-3S Vehicle to Be ‘More Heavily Utilized’ Than Predecessor

Deltek’s Alex Rossino: Army ITES-3S Vehicle to Be ‘More Heavily Utilized’ Than Predecessor

Deltek‘s Alex Rossino has outlined his analysis of the U.S. Army‘s spending on the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions 2 – Services vehicle in an effort to help vendors prepare for the upcoming ITES-3S iteration in fiscal year… Read more »

XTAR Colocation Space Hosts Leidos’ Manned Aircraft Comm Tests; Andrew Ruszkowski Comments

XTAR Colocation Space Hosts Leidos’ Manned Aircraft Comm Tests; Andrew Ruszkowski Comments

Leidos selected XTAR late last year to provide colocation space in Mount Jackson, Virginia to host tests of an airborne communications system on an manned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft used by the U.S. Army. XTAR… Read more »

David Brown: AtHoc Deploys Emergency Alert System in Army Bases

David Brown: AtHoc Deploys Emergency Alert System in Army Bases

AtHoc-built emergency mass notification systems will be deployed to U.S. Army installations outside the continental U.S. under a Leidos-led modernization program. The Army extended the use of AtHoc’s IWSAlerts systems for… Read more »

Army Certifies Soldiers to Use Raytheon Blimp Radar for Missile Defense; Dave Gulla Comments

Army Certifies Soldiers to Use Raytheon Blimp Radar for Missile Defense; Dave Gulla Comments

The U.S. Army has certified soldiers to operate the Raytheon-built JLENS radar blimp in their mission to defend the Washington metropolitan region against missile and unmanned aerial vehicle threats. Raytheon also trained… Read more »

James Hasik: Army to ‘Attract More Companies’ for 3 Future Ground Vehicle Programs

James Hasik: Army to ‘Attract More Companies’ for 3 Future Ground Vehicle Programs

The U.S. Army could soon field a set of lightweight ground vehicles that would work equip a joint forcible entry mission as part of the service’s efforts to develop its expeditionary… Read more »

Raytheon Kicks Off Laser Guided Rocket Production for UAE; Darryl Kreitman Comments

Raytheon Kicks Off Laser Guided Rocket Production for UAE; Darryl Kreitman Comments

Raytheon has started to build the TALON laser guided rocket for the United Arab Emirates under a $117 million contract it holds with Tawazun. The company will also provide logistics and… Read more »

DRS Completes Design Review for ‘Mojave’ TLDS Precision Targeting Tool

DRS Completes Design Review for ‘Mojave’ TLDS Precision Targeting Tool

DRS Technologies moved closer to contracting its Target Location Designation System with the recent conclusion of the product’s critical design review. The milestone finalizes the engineering and production processes of the… Read more »

Dave DeYoung: Boeing, Army Test High Energy Laser Demonstrator in ‘Challenging’ Weather

Dave DeYoung: Boeing, Army Test High Energy Laser Demonstrator in ‘Challenging’ Weather

Boeing and the U.S. Army have tested a company-built laser system to evaluate how the technology targets aerial objects through rough conditions. The High Energy Laser Mobile Demonstrator used an Oshkosh-vehicle-installed laser… Read more »

IBM, University Partner to R&D Predictive Maintenance Analytics Tech; Mark Easton Comments

IBM, University Partner to R&D Predictive Maintenance Analytics Tech; Mark Easton Comments

IBM has partnered with the University of South Carolina to develop analytics tools to help maintenance professionals detect when a piece of equipment is nearing failure, the Columbia Regional Business… Read more »

Thomas Bussing: Raytheon AI3 Missile Built to Complement Army Ground Weapon System

Thomas Bussing: Raytheon AI3 Missile Built to Complement Army Ground Weapon System

Raytheon and the U.S. Army have demonstrated the features of the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative missile during a Black Dart military exercise, where the missile intercepted an unmanned aerial system and a cruise missile. The company said… Read more »

Northrop’s Infrared Countermeasures System Completes Flight Test; Jeffrey Palombo Comments

Northrop’s Infrared Countermeasures System Completes Flight Test; Jeffrey Palombo Comments

Northrop Grumman has completed a six-week capabilities test of its Common Infrared Countermeasures system for the U.S. Army‘s UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, wherein the system operated under aircraft flight and staged combat environments…. Read more »

NSA Certifies Harris Falcon III Manpack Radio; George Helm Comments

NSA Certifies Harris Falcon III Manpack Radio; George Helm Comments

Harris Corp. has attained certification from the National Security Agency for the company’s new multi-channel manpack radio system. Harris will be able to deploy Falcon III RF-340M radios up to… Read more »

Battelle to Help Build Army Weapons, Equipment

Battelle to Help Build Army Weapons, Equipment

Battelle holds a position on a potential five-year, $300 million contract to help the U.S. Army develop and test munitions, explosive detectors, mobile robots and other military systems. The Army… Read more »

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