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  • Raytheon Demos Air Defense Missile System With Army Ground Combat Vehicle - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon Demos Air Defense Missile System With Army Ground Combat Vehicle

    Raytheon has mounted and tested a company-built air defense missile technology on a Stryker armored fighting vehicle as part of efforts to help address the U.S. Army‘s requirement for ground troop protection. The company said Monday it integrated the Stinger weapon with a Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station and installed the system on the Stryker AFV […] More

  • Marand to Support BAE-Patria Team on Australia Land 400 Program Pursuit - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Marand to Support BAE-Patria Team on Australia Land 400 Program Pursuit

    BAE Systems has chosen tooling and engineering company Marand to support an industry team that will compete in a program to modernize the Australian army’s fleet of armored fighting vehicles. Marand seeks to provide a range of engineering services and cross-sector expertise for the production of AMV35 vehicles that BAE and bid partner Patria offered to the Land 400  combat reconnaissance vehicle program in Australia, BAE said […] More

  • General Dynamics UK Facilitates Live-Fire Cannon Tests on Ajax Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 firing, General Dynamics said Wednesday. The […] More

  • General Dynamics Opens UK Facility for AFV Assembly, Integration, Tests - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Opens UK Facility for AFV Assembly, Integration, Tests

    General Dynamics‘ U.K. subsidiary has opened a new facility in South Wales to carry out assembly, integration and testing functions for the Armored Fighting Vehicle program in Britain. The facility was declared open and will undergo refurbishment through 2016 and is projected to be fully operational by 2017, General Dynamics said Monday. General Dynamics Land Systems U.K. […] More

  • Lockheed to Build Vehicle Turrets for General Dynamics UK; Stephen Ball Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed to Build Vehicle Turrets for General Dynamics UK; Stephen Ball Comments

    Lockheed Martin‘s U.K. business has received a $1 billion subcontract from General Dynamics UK to design, produce, test and integrate 245 turrets for General Dynamics‘ SCOUT Specialist Vehicles that are used by the British military. Stephen Ball, CEO of Lockheed Martin UK, said Tuesday the company plans to sustain almost 900 jobs at its site in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, and collaborate with small and midsize […] More

  • Report: Contractor Teams Form to Chase Australia's $9B Fighting Vehicle Program - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Report: Contractor Teams Form to Chase Australia’s $9B Fighting Vehicle Program

    BAE Systems plans to team up with Patria to bid for Australia’s potential $9.28 billion armored fighting vehicle program, Defense News reported Sunday. Nigel Pittaway writes Boeing Defense Australia and Iveco-Oto Melara also plan to forge a partnership to participate in the Land 400 initiative. Australia wants to procure military-off-the-shelf combat reconnaissance vehicles, infantry fighting vehicles and maneuver support vehicles in order […] More

  • Raytheon, Danish Company Showcase Long-Range Infrared System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon, Danish Company Showcase Long-Range Infrared System

    Raytheon and Denmark-based Falck Schmidt Defense Systems have unveiled am infrared sensor designed to provide situational awareness capabilities to soldiers inside armored fighting vehicles. The long-range reconnaissance and surveillance FLIR system is built for automobiles and towers that are used to survey battlefields and target areas, Raytheon said Thursday. Jeff Miller, Raytheon vice president of combat and […] More

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