Tag Archives: armed forces

BAE Introduces New Fighting Vehicle and Wearable Tech Offerings

The U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems has debuted a new concept fighting vehicle and a wearable technology at the ongoing Association of the U.S. Army meeting in Washington. BAE Systems Inc. said Monday its Next Generation Bradley Fighting Vehicle demonstrator includes a new chassis designed for underbelly protection, fuel and ordnance compartmentation and force protection. “We’re focused on integrating current, …

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CACI to Support Centcom Counter Narco-Terrorism Efforts in Afghanistan; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has secured a multi-million task order contract under the U.S. Army‘s Rapid Response 3rd Generation contract vehicle for continued counter narco-terrorism support for Central Command forces in Afghanistan and other combatant commands. CACI said Monday it will seek to help protect U.S. soldiers, as well as establish and support CNT networks and infrastructure …

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Denmark Takes in 3 Sikorsky Seahawk Multimission Helicopters

The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin have handed over an initial set of three Sikorsky-built MH-60R Seahawk helicopters to Denmark under a foreign military sales agreement. Lockheed said Wednesday Denmark’s unified armed forces will deploy the MH-60Rs to support maritime surveillance, anti surface warfare, force protection and utility transport, search-and-rescue, patrol and support operations across the country’s borders. Denmark ordered nine Seahawks under …

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Oshkosh Defense Unveils Five M-ATV Variants to Support Varying Mission Requirements

An Oshkosh Corp. subsidiary has offered five Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle variants to market in an effort to meet mission requirements for armed forces worldwide. Oshkosh Defense developed its M-ATV family of vehicles to deliver a combination of protection and off-road mobility features for peacekeeping, internal security, border security, special forces, counterinsurgency …

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Harris Lands Tactical Radio, Intercom System Supply Contract With Philippine Army; Brendan O’Connell Comments

Harris Corp. will supply tactical vehicular radios, handheld radios and intercom systems to the Philippines’ armed forces under a $12 million contract. The contract covers the provision of Falcon III RF-7800V Combat Net Radio, RF-7800I intercom systems and handheld Falcon RF-7800V VHF Combat Net Radio to the Philippine army’s light …

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General Dynamics to Help QGroup Deploy Servers for German Military’s IT Networks; Nadia Short Comments

General Dynamics will help implement and maintain QGroup-built servers in an effort to protect the German federal armed forces’ information technology networks from security vulnerabilities under a contract held by the latter company. The contract with Germany’s armed forces covers work to deploy of QTrust Server platform that runs on the General …

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