Tag Archives: Army

Northrop Provides Virtual Training to Army Rangers

ExecutiveBiz - Northrop Provides Virtual Training to Army Rangers

Northrop Grumman has conducted virtual training sessions for U.S. Army rangers who are certified Joint Terminal Air Controllers. The training took place at Northrop’s Distributed Training Center located at Langley Air Force Base in Virginia and involved simulations of actual battle scenarios with corresponding deployment locations, the company said Wednesday. DTC …

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DynCorp Gets Army, Navy Contract Modifications to Extend Base Support, Aircraft Maintenance Services

ExecutiveBiz - DynCorp Gets Army, Navy Contract Modifications to Extend Base Support, Aircraft Maintenance Services

DynCorp International has received contract modifications from the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy worth $24.4 million and $40 million, respectively, to extend the company’s base life support and aircraft maintenance services. DynCorp said Monday it will carry out additional base life support and maintenance services for U.S. forces in Afghanistan under the Army’s Logistics Civil Augmentation …

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SOSi to Support Army Career Devt Program for Soldiers

ExecutiveBiz - SOSi to Support Army Career Devt Program for Soldiers

SOS International and the U.S. Army are scheduled April 10 to sign a partnership agreement to offer job opportunities for soldiers through the Army Partnership for Youth Success Program. The PaYS program aims to help service members land job interviews with potential employers after they retire from military, SOSi said Monday. …

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Raytheon Works on ‘3rd-Gen’ Forward Looking IR Targeting System

ExecutiveBiz - Raytheon Works on '3rd-Gen' Forward Looking IR Targeting System

Raytheon has moved to update its forward looking infrared targeting system that works to help U.S. Army detect targets through rain, smoke, fog and snow. The company said Monday its third-generation FLIR technology, called the Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System, is designed to offer military personnel wide, medium, narrow and ultra-narrow fields of …

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Lockheed to Help Army Mature Combat Vehicle Protection System

ExecutiveBiz - Lockheed to Help Army Mature Combat Vehicle Protection System

Lockheed Martin has received a 16-month, follow-on contract to help the U.S. Army  advance the development of software and hardware for an armored ground vehicle protection technology. The company said Tuesday it will collaborate with the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center to mature the Modular Active Protection System controller kit. Lockheed will …

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Northrop Deploys Automated Logistics System for Army; Dan Verwiel Comments

ExecutiveBiz - Northrop Deploys Automated Logistics System for Army; Dan Verwiel Comments

Northrop Grumman has fielded a web-based logistics support system meant to replace legacy management information systems of the U.S. Army and its National Guard and Reserve units. Increment 1 of the Global Combat Support System-Army is designed to help the service branch monitor unit supply, property book, finance, materiel, maintenance and dispatching functions, Northrop said …

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Harris Unveils New Handheld Radio for Army Tactical Communications

ExecutiveBiz - Harris Unveils New Handheld Radio for Army Tactical Communications

Harris has unveiled a two-channel tactical handheld radio the company designed to help U.S. Army users transmit data and voice communications in real time. AN/PRC-163 Army Radio employs a software-defined architecture that allows operators to integrate new waveforms and applications into the system, Harris said Monday. The device is equipped with crossbanding …

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Technica to Support Army Cloud Migration Under $250M Basic Ordering Agreement

ExecutiveBiz - Technica to Support Army Cloud Migration Under $250M Basic Ordering Agreement

Technica has secured a position on a potential $250 million basic ordering agreement to support the U.S. Army‘s cloud migration and modernization efforts. The company said Tuesday it aims to help the service branch transition information technology systems and applications to an authorized commercial cloud hosting technology or enterprise hosting facility through …

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Oshkosh Defense to Supply Missile Transport Equipment to Qatar, Kuwait Through FMS Contract

ExecutiveBiz - Oshkosh Defense to Supply Missile Transport Equipment to Qatar, Kuwait Through FMS Contract

An Oshkosh subsidiary has received a $15.4 million foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Army to provide missile transport equipment and training support to Qatar and Kuwait. Oshkosh Defense will deliver M985A4 guided missile transporters with cranes, M985A4 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck, Multiple-Launch Rocket System resupply trucks, M984A4 HEMTT wreckers and M983A4 HEMTT …

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Report: Lockheed, Rafael Offer Missiles for Army Multimission Launcher

ExecutiveBiz - Report: Lockheed, Rafael Offer Missiles for Army Multimission Launcher

Lockheed Martin and Israeli company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will offer their respective missiles to the U.S. Army for possible integration with the service branch’s Indirect Fires Protection Capability multi-mission launcher, Defense News reported Monday. The Army seeks a second missile as part of the IFPC Increment 2 program, which aims to develop a …

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Kymeta Produces, Markets Electronically-Steered Flat Satellite Antennas

ExecutiveBiz - Kymeta Produces, Markets Electronically-Steered Flat Satellite Antennas

Kymeta has begun production of electronically-steered flat satellite antennas in partnership with government clients, Space News reported Monday. A hundred of these Mtenna flat satellite antennas have already been shipped across 23 countries. The antennas have been used with military-grade armored vehicles and ships made to operate in austere environments. The company …

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