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BAE Taps VOP CZ to Supply Components for Beowulf Armored Vehicles

Czech Republic-based company VOP CZ has received a contract from BAE Systems to manufacture components that will be used to build armored all-terrain vehicles. VOP CZ will produce components for 32 BVS10 Beowulf vehicles that BAE’s Swedish  subsidiary is constructing for the Austrian government, BAE said Monday. Both companies signed a partnership agreement in May 2016 to jointly …

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Ensco Adds Former GS1 CTO Steven Bratt to Board of Directors

Steven Bratt, former chief technology officer and president of standards development president at the GS1 nonprofit organization, has joined Ensco‘s board of directors. He brings his international business and technology leadership experience to the science and engineering services contractor as a board member, Ensco said Thursday. “[Bratt’s] stimulating insights in a wide range of technology …

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CAE Updates Austrian Army’s Command and Staff Training Platform

CAE has installed an updated version of the company’s command and staff training system at a military educational facility located in Weitra, Austria. The company said Tuesday it implemented the GESI constructive simulation system at Austria’s national defense academy and delivered a third-party communications system to Austria’s Theresian military academy for integration with GESI. Wolfgang Kralicek, head of …

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Honeywell Chosen to Build Ballistic Composite Materials for ArmorSource, KDH Defense, Short Bark Industries

Honeywell will provide ballistic composite materials to ArmorSource, Short Bark Industries and KDH Defense Systems‘ for efforts by the latter three companies to build military protection products. KDH Defense will use Honeywell’s Gold Shield and Spectra Shield products to create soft armor vest systems for the U.S. Army‘s next-generation Soldier Protection System, Honeywell said …

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CAE Lands $91M Defense Contracts for Training Services, Simulator Updates; Gene Colabatistto Comments

CAE has secured contracts worth approximately $91.2 million combined from international military customers to provide aircrew training services and simulation system updates. The Montreal-headquartered company said Tuesday the contracts include awards from the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Austria’s armed forces. “Our large installed base of existing training devices and simulation systems provide ongoing upgrade and update …

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BAE to Deliver 32 Military Vehicles to Austria Under Govt Agreement with Sweden

Austria will purchase military vehicles from BAE Systems PLC under a government-to-government with Sweden to support the Austrian European Union Mountain Training Warfare Initiative. BAE said Thursday it will deliver 32 BvS10 units of the Armored Personnel Carrier variant that feature crew ergonomics, updated internal volume and advanced protection for transportation of personnel or cargo in combat …

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Cybersecurity Top Priority in Austria

What is the biggest threat facing Austria these days? Cyber attacks. According to an Austrian magazine report, the country’s defense department is refocusing its defense efforts on protecting the country from cyber threats. The initial threat of a military attack is no longer apparent. In the 21st century, a solid …

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