Tag Archives: Army

BAE to Deliver Army Head Mounted Displays

BAE Systems has received a $21.7 million order from the Army’s soldier program executive office for head mounted displays, BAE announced Tuesday. BAE said the display, the Remote Eyepiece Display Imager, can be used with military night sensors. BAE said the display provides users a private display that can mount …

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Cubic to Research, Write Papers for Army’s Future Study Plan

Cubic Corp.’s mission support services subsidiary Cubic Applications Inc. will help the U.S. Army execute and balance the Army’s future study plan under a three-year contract announced Thursday. Under the $13.6 million contract, Cubic will work with the Army’s training and doctrine command to frame issues for force development and identify solution …

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Army Radio Contract Drawing Big Names, Partners Into Competition

ExecutiveBiz - Army Radio Contract Drawing Big Names, Partners Into Competition

On Dec. 20, ExecutiveBiz reported that ITT Exelis and Northrop Grumman will partner to compete for an upcoming contract to improve radio communication within Army vehicles. In today’s Washington Post, Marjorie Censer writes that the team can expect stiff competition for the award as “contractors are lining up for a rare opportunity to win …

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BAE to Help US Military, Saudi Arabia Avoid Friendly Fire

BAE Systems‘ information and electronic systems integration sector has won a $13,480,910 firm-fixed-price contract to provide CXP digital transponder hardware to the U.S. Army and Navy and the governments of Saudi Arabia and the Netherlands. The Pentagon announcement said the foreign military sales account for around five percent of the award. BAE will provide its …

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DRS Wins Engineering Contract for Army Vehicle Target System

The U.S. Army has awarded DRS Technologies a $24.5 million contract to provide engineering and support services for a target acquisition subsystem used on the M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The company’s reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition group will also support program management, logistics, field service, procurement and subcontract activity to …

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Lockheed-Army Apache Team Wins Defense Secretary’s Logistics Award

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A team including Lockheed Martin, the Army‘s Program Executive Office for Aviation and  the Army’s Apache Program Management Office has received the 2011 U.S. Secretary of Defense Performance Based Logistics Award for the modernized target acquisition designation sight/pilot night vision sensor, also known as Arrowhead, for the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter. Lockheed said …

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Profile: Ideal Innovations’ SVP RJ Kolton

ExecutiveBiz - Profile: Ideal Innovations' SVP RJ Kolton

R.J. Kolton has been a member of Ideal Innovations‘ executive team since November 2010 and currently serves as senior vice president of the company’s strategy and corporate development. In his position, Kolton both plans and implements corporate growth strategies. He provides support to managers of the company’s business units, assisting in …

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Alion to Provide Army Geospatial Expertise Under Task Order

Alion Science and Technology will produce digital terrain and geospatial datasets for the U.S. Army Geospatial Center under a $6 million task order. Alion said in an announcement of the order that the work also includes validating the Army‘s geospatial enterprise-enabled systems through experimentation, systems engineering and systems implementation plans. …

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Contractors Testing Army Comm, ISR Networks

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The U.S. Army has increasingly tested communications networks as it looks to upgrade its capabilities, and three contracting firms have helped the service branch conduct exercises. ITT Exelis, recently spun-off from former parent ITT Corp., is currently demonstrating several communications at the Army’s Network Integration Exercise, according to a company …

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CSC’s Alan B. Weakley Sees ‘More Opportunities’ Than Challenges in Today’s Budget Environment

ExecutiveBiz - CSC's Alan B. Weakley Sees 'More Opportunities' Than Challenges in Today's Budget Environment

Alan B. Weakley is the recently appointed president of CSC's North American public sector defense group and is responsible for the strategic direction of the group's worldwide growth. Weakley recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz about the excitement surrounding both his recent appointment and the growing industry he's a part of. ExecutiveBiz: …

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