Jay Clemens

Research and Markets Sets Global Airborne ISR Market CAGR at 3.88% in 2017-2020

A new Research and Markets report predicts the global airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance market will hit a compound annual growth rate of 3.88 percent from 2017 through 2021. Research and Markets reported that many countries have started to augment their maritime security systems amid escalating possibilities of terrorist attacks through …

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MBDA, Prodintec, European Defense Agency Partner on New Additive Manufacturing Project

The European Defense Agency has partnered with MBDA and the European research center Fundacion Prodintec to explore areas where additive manufacturing can be applied to help boost Europe’s defense industry. EDA said Dec. 22 the project aims to raise awareness and determine feasibility of how additive manufacturing or 3D printing technology …

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Getac Receives S410 Notebook Order From US Army; Scott Shainman Comments

Getac has received an order for 3,750 S410 semi-rugged notebook computers from the U.S. Army‘s product management team for Medical Communications for Combat Casualty Care. The MC4 team will adopt the notebooks to capture medical treatment data in operational environments and provide a lifelong electronic health record to service members, Getac said Tuesday. Scott Shainman, …

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Airbus to Supply H145M Helicopters to Serbia

Airbus will produce and deliver nine H145M helicopters and associated logistics support to Serbia’s government under a contract signed with the country’s interior and defense ministries. The defense ministry said Wednesday the helicopters will help the Serbian air force and police conduct transport, search and rescue, combat, medical evacuation, surveillance and security missions. Airbus will …

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Microsoft Receives Air Force Enterprise IT Consulting Contract

Microsoft has secured a $34.4 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide consulting support services for the U.S. Air Force‘s information technology network. The Defense Department said Friday that Microsoft will help the Air Force mature the company-designed technologies the military branch purchased under the a joint enterprise license agreement. Work will occur at Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex in …

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Sonoran Technology to Provide Air Force E-3 Mission Crew Training Supplies

Sonoran Technology and Professional Services has secured a $7.2 million contract option to provide equipment, tools and materials to U.S. Air Force personnel in support of the E-3 Mission Crew Training program. The Defense Department said Friday the exercised option also includes support for courseware development, academic instruction, aircrew training device instruction, simulator …

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Leidos to Update Army Field Artillery Tactical Data Systems

Leidos has won a potential five-year, $98.1 million contract to provide updated field artillery tactical data systems to support mission requirements of the Army’s program executive office for command, control, communication-tactical. The contract, awarded by the Defense Information Systems Agency, contains a three-year base term valued at $58.1 million and one two-year option, the Defense …

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Kongsberg Gets Remote Weapon Station Order From US Army; Espen Henriksen Comments

The U.S. Army has awarded Kongsberg a $14.4 million contract to supply remote weapon station systems for the military branch’s fleet of M1A2 Abrams main battle tanks. Kongsberg said Friday it will provide a low-profile configuration of the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station to the Army in an effort to help increase visibility for the …

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