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  • Andrew Lewis Appointed Chemring Group Finance Director - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Andrew Lewis Appointed Chemring Group Finance Director

    Andrew Lewis, formerly group finance director at Avon Rubber, has been appointed to the same role at U.K.-based technology products and services provider Chemring Group  effective Jan. 9, 2017. Chemring said Dec. 13 Lewis will succeed Andrew Davies, who has served as the company’s interim finance director over the past two months, and will also join the board of […] More

  • Chemring to Supply Army & Navy Flares for Helicopter Survivability System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chemring to Supply Army & Navy Flares for Helicopter Survivability System

    The U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy have awarded a Chemring Group subsidiary $17.6 million in contracts to produce and deliver MJU-61A/B flares and M2o6 and M211 infrared decoy flares. Chemring Countermeasures will produce the MJU-61A/B and m206 flares at its Kilgore facility in Toone, Tennessee and the M211 at its Alloy Surfaces facility in Chester Township, […] More

  • Chemring, Minelab Collaborate to Develop Handheld IED Detector for Australian Defense Dept - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chemring, Minelab Collaborate to Develop Handheld IED Detector for Australian Defense Dept

    Chemring‘s sensors and electronic systems business will collaborate with Minelab Electronics to develop a handheld detector of buried improvised explosive devices as part of a $5 million contract that MineLab received from Australia’s defense department. The handheld detector prototype will feature Chemring’s ground-penetrating radar and Minelab's multi-frequency continuous wave metal detection technology, Chemring said Tuesday. Chemring […] More

  • Kevin McDonald Joins Chemring's Ordnance Subsidiary as Programs VP - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Kevin McDonald Joins Chemring’s Ordnance Subsidiary as Programs VP

    Kevin McDonald, former vice president of operations at National Technical Systems, has been appointed vice president of programs at Chemring Group subsidiary Chemring Ordnance. Chemring said Tuesday McDonald previously served as senior general manager for General Dynamics‘ ordnance and tactical systems large caliber operations business with responsibility over a demilitarization center and two government-owned, contractor-operated facilities. His career at General Dynamics also includes roles as program manager of the 120mm […] More

  • Chemring Secures Initial Funds to Develop Army Surface Contaminant Locator Prototype - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chemring Secures Initial Funds to Develop Army Surface Contaminant Locator Prototype

    Chemring Group‘s detection systems business line has received initial funds on a potential $3.06 million contract to develop final prototypes for the U.S. Army‘s Next Generation Chemical Detector Surface Contaminant Locator program. The company said Thursday it will develop multi-sample identifier, surface contaminant locator and a platform/site air monitor variants that work to meet NGCD Technology […] More

  • Chemring Group Names Jim Batina as Chemring Ordnance Business Development Vice President - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chemring Group Names Jim Batina as Chemring Ordnance Business Development Vice President

    Jim Batina has been appointed by the Chemring Group as business development vice president for its Chemring Ordnance subsidiary and will handle the business development efforts of that unit and Chemring Military Products. Batina started at COR in 2012 under its business development group and has since worked in the areas of defense business capture, manufacturing and research and development, COR […] More

  • Chemring Subsidiary Lands 2nd DoD Non-Standard Ammo Delivery Order - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chemring Subsidiary Lands 2nd DoD Non-Standard Ammo Delivery Order

    A Chemring Group subsidiary has received a $29 million order to provide non-standard ammunition to the U.S. Defense Department. Chemring said Wednesday the order marks the second delivery order the company received under a five-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract awarded in March. DoD initially ordered $18 million in ammunition from the company’s military products business. Chemring and Orbital ATK hold positions on the potential $750 million […] More

  • Research and Markets: Counterterrorism Programs to Drive Explosive Detector Market Growth - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Research and Markets: Counterterrorism Programs to Drive Explosive Detector Market Growth

    A Research and Markets report on the global explosive detection systems market forecasts the industry will see an 11.4-percent compound annual growth rate over the next five years. The research firm said Monday it predicts the explosive detectors market’s value will grow from $3.56 billion last year to $6.12 billion in 2020 due to an increase […] More

  • Chemring Unit Gets Detection Tech Orders From US Army, Saudi Arabia - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Chemring Unit Gets Detection Tech Orders From US Army, Saudi Arabia

    A Chemring Group subsidiary has received contracts worth almost $4 million to provide bomb detection systems to the U.S. Army and subsurface object detectors to Saudi Arabia. NIITEK will build technology for the Army to detect underground roadside bombs and improvised explosive devices under the Next-Generation Handheld Multi-Sensor Explosive contract, Chemring said Tuesday. The Army Research Laboratory awarded […] More

  • Pentagon Orders Chemring-Made Aerial IR Countermeasure Decoys - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Pentagon Orders Chemring-Made Aerial IR Countermeasure Decoys

    A Chemring Group subsidiary has secured two contracts worth a combined $26 million to manufacture special material decoys for the U.S. military to guard aircraft from infrared guided missile threats. The Army awarded Chemring unit Alloy Surfaces a three-year contract for the production of M211, MJU50A/B and MJU-51A/B IR countermeasures for both the Army and […] More

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    Raytheon Team Collaborating On New Naval Surface Defense System; Mark Papworth Comments

    Raytheon and technology manufacturer Chemring Group will work together to develop a naval defense system aimed at protecting platforms against surface targets. Through the agreement, Chemring's CENTURION launcher will combine with Raytheon's combat-tested missiles to come up with a sea-based defense system that will undergo testing in mid-2013, Raytheon said Tuesday. The team will start […] More

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