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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 »

Lockheed, Kaman, US Army Demo Autonomuous Operation; Scott Greene Comments

Lockheed, Kaman, US Army Demo Autonomuous Operation; Scott Greene Comments

Lockheed Martin and Kaman Aerospace Corp. have partnered with the U.S. Army‘s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center to demonstrate a fully autonomous operation that used unmanned air and ground vehicles to perform several missions…. Read more »

Dan Allen: Serco Inc. to Help Update US Shipboard Tools, Weapons Systems

Dan Allen: Serco Inc. to Help Update US Shipboard Tools, Weapons Systems

Serco Inc. has been awarded a potential $31 million contract to install and update close-in weapons systems on U.S. Navy, U.S. Army and U.S. Coast Guard ships. The contract contains a… Read more »

Northrop to Build Army Black Hawk’s Avionics System; Ike Song Comments

Northrop to Build Army Black Hawk’s Avionics System; Ike Song Comments

Redstone Defense Systems has selected Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) to modernize the digital cockpit of the U.S. Army‘s new fleet of Black Hawk helicopters. Northrop will work to produce and integrate… Read more »

NCI Lands Army IT Support Contract Extension

NCI Lands Army IT Support Contract Extension

NCI Inc. has won a $5.2 million task order to provide quality control and engineering services for a range of U.S. Army information technology systems globally. The company will also… Read more »

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