Tag Archives: countermeasures

Northrop Gets FAA Recognition for Aviation Maintenance Technician Training; Bob Gough Quoted

The Federal Aviation Administration has presented Northrop Grumman with the Diamond Award of Excellence, which recognizes the company's FAA-certified repair station that employs aviation maintenance professionals who have completed a training series. Northrop said Monday its facility in Rolling Meadows, Ill., received the recognition for the ninth straight year and more than 40 company employees also accepted individual awards from the agency.

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BAE Systems to Test Active Protection Systems on Netherlands’ CV90 Fighting Vehicles; Tommy Gustafsson-Rask Comments

BAE Systems has been selected to test and verify the Active Protection Systems installed aboard the Netherlands’ CV90 infantry fighting vehicles. The system comprises countermeasures designed to intercept rocket-propelled grenades, anti-tank missiles and other threats in order to protect crewmembers and the vehicle, BAE Systems said Friday. BAE Systems will …

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DHS Certifies Alion Risk Assessment Tool for Federal Facility Usage; Terri Spoonhour Comments

Alion Science and Technology has received a certification from the Department of Homeland Security’s Interagency Security Committee for the company’s risk assessment tool to use at federal facilities located outside a military base. Alion’s CounterMeasures has been approved to incorporate the DHS ISC standards for security measures and protection from insider …

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CACI Gets Extension on Army EW Tech Support Contract; Ken Asbury Comments

CACI International has secured a multimillion task order to continue its support for the U.S. Army‘s efforts to develop tools against electronic warfare threats. The company said Monday it will also collaborate with the Army’s intelligence and information warfare directorate to engineer software and hardware that work to secure air- and ground-based military platforms from EW …

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Boeing's Argon ST Providing Navy Torpedo Defense Decoys

Boeing‘s Argon ST subsidiary has won a $8,563,195 U.S. Navy contract modification to provide the branch countermeasure decoy systems for defending against torpedoes, the Defense Department said Monday. The subsidiary will also provide systems to Australia’s government under the foreign military sales program. Under the firm-fixed-price delivery order modification, the …

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