List/Grid Tag Archives: U.S. Army

DRS-Rafael Team to Chase Army Chase Tank Protection Program; Mike O’Leary Comments

DRS-Rafael Team to Chase Army Chase Tank Protection Program; Mike O’Leary Comments

DRS Technologies and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will jointly pursue a U.S. Army tank defense contract and offer a Rafael-built Trophy active protection system, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. Kris Osborn writes the vehicle-mounted… Read more »

Rob Smith: Lockheed to Help Army Update Common Intell Network

Rob Smith: Lockheed to Help Army Update Common Intell Network

The U.S. Army has partnered with Lockheed Martin to modernize an information technology system that works to help military personnel access and exchange multisource intelligence data. Lockheed developed new software… Read more »

BAE Picks GE Computing Tech for ‘Bradley’ Armored Vehicle Simulators

BAE Picks GE Computing Tech for ‘Bradley’ Armored Vehicle Simulators

General Electric has won a $2.6 million contract to supply rugged computers for integration into the simulation equipment of infantry combat vehicles that BAE Systems is building for the U.S…. Read more »

Dave Gulla: Raytheon Tests Potential Integration of Army Surveillance Blimp, NORAD Warning Tech

Dave Gulla: Raytheon Tests Potential Integration of Army Surveillance Blimp, NORAD Warning Tech

Raytheon has finished testing an aerostat radar platform the company designed to help the U.S. Army track missile and aircraft threats as far as 340 miles away. The Joint Land… Read more »

Army Takes in Lockheed Digital Air Ground Integration Range; Jim Weitzel Comments

Army Takes in Lockheed Digital Air Ground Integration Range; Jim Weitzel Comments

Lockheed Martin has delivered an initial digital air ground integration range to the U.S. Army‘s program executive office simulation, training and instrumentation at Fort Bliss, Texas. The company demonstrated the range in an arms live… Read more »

Army Tests Northrop’s Handheld Laser Targeting Device; Gordon Stewart Comments

Army Tests Northrop’s Handheld Laser Targeting Device; Gordon Stewart Comments

The U.S. Army has conducted developmental testing on the Northrop Grumman-developed Hand Held Precision Targeting Device at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico to demonstrate the device’s target engagement functions…. Read more »

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 »

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