Tag Archives: AJAX

General Dynamics Performs Ajax Armored Vehicle Live-Fire Tests; Kevin Connell Comments

General Dynamics‘ land systems unit in the U.K. has conducted manned live-fire trials for its armored vehicle program using CTA International-built weapons including a 40mm autocannon, chain gun and smoke grenade launchers, UPI reported Friday. The company will continue to perform testing activities on the Ajax armored vehicles which will …

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General Dynamics Taps Permali to Supply Protective Materials for UK’s Future Ground Combat Vehicles

General Dynamics’ European Land Systems subsidiary has awarded a seven-year, $21.5 million contract to Permali Gloucester to provide armored materials needed for the production of the British army’s fighting vehicles, Business Mole reported Thursday. Beth Haven writes GDELS will incorporate the materials into 589 AJAX reconnaissance vehicles for the British army. Permali has invested …

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General Dynamics UK Facilitates Live-Fire Cannon Tests on Ajax Platform

General Dynamics‘ U.K. land systems subsidiary and its partners completed live firing tests of a stabilized cannon and chain gun mounted on the U.K. army’s General Dynamics-built armored fighting vehicle. The team tested the CTA International-developed 40-millimeter cannon system integrated on the Ajax vehicle platform to record the recoil and blast stresses and other aspects of the …

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General Dynamics Picks GKN Aerospace to Supply Fuel Tanks for UK Ajax Units

General Dynamics‘ European land systems unit has selected GKN Aerospace to supply the British military with fuel tanks for the Ajax ground vehicle units under a $29.6 million contract throughout 2023. The fuel tanks will be manufactured and produced with self-seal technology and explosion suppression foam in an effort to improve vehicle durability, GKN Aerospace said …

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Social Video for the US Intelligence Community

ExecutiveBiz members have had the pleasure of interacting with a long line of IT thought leaders. One of note is Chris Rasmussen, a great advocate for information sharing and collaboration within the federal space and a master of the use of new tools to get groups working together on hard …

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Speeding the delivery of Web2.0 capabilities into government

IT leaders in government are wrestling with several competing forces in the Web2.0 world. The greatest force is a push for change towards more user-focused computing.  But a resisting counter force threatens to delay this change. The counter force here is institutional inertia. Big organizations are just slow to change, …

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Google CEO on Web 2.0 vs. 3.0

Dr Eric Schmidt, Chairman and CEO, Google Inc, was recently asked to give his thoughts on the future for Web. In his answer, he predicted a shift away from the AJAX framework that supports much of the web 2.0 tools to a smaller, customizable platform that allows for applications to …

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