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  • BAE Systems to Provide Additional Howitzers for Army Under New Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems to Provide Additional Howitzers for Army Under New Contract

    BAE Systems has received a military contract to procure 18 M777 155mm Ultra Lightweight Howitzer gun systems to the U.S. Army. The M777 is designed to provide soldiers and Marines with tactical and strategic mobility and artillery for operations in hostile environments, the company said Monday. Joe Senftle, vice president and general manager of weapon systems […] More

  • Australia“™s Request for $148M in M795 Howitzer Ammo Gets State Dept Approval - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Australia“™s Request for $148M in M795 Howitzer Ammo Gets State Dept Approval

    The State Department has approved Australia“™s request to buy M795 155mm high-explosive projectiles from the U.S. government under a potential $148 million foreign military sales transaction. Australia plans to use the howitzer ammunition to build up homeland defense capability, deter regional threats and meet its operational readiness training needs, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday. […] More

  • Army Orders $71M in Additional Raytheon Excalibur Projectiles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Orders $71M in Additional Raytheon Excalibur Projectiles

    Raytheon has received a $70.7 million order to manufacture additional satellite-guided heavy artillery shells for the U.S. Army, Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Friday. The order is for the production of M982 Excalibur 155-millimeter Increment Ib projectiles under option six of a previously awarded contract from the Army Contracting Command. Raytheon’s missile systems business will perform […] More

  • Army Taps KeyLogic for Technical Support to Watervliet Arsenal's Benet Laboratories - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Army Taps KeyLogic for Technical Support to Watervliet Arsenal’s Benet Laboratories

    The U.S. Army has awarded KeyLogic Systems a five-year $9.5 million technical support contract for services to the Watervliet Arsenal Benet Laboratories facility. KeyLogic will handle internal networks, perform network vulnerability assessments and provide database support to the facility in New York, the company said Tuesday. Michael Leibeg, director of KeyLogic national security portfolio, said the […] More

  • India OKs Purchase of BAE Systems' M777 Howitzers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    India OKs Purchase of BAE Systems’ M777 Howitzers

    India will begin negotiations with the U.S. government for the purchase of 145 M777 howitzers from BAE Systems under a $493 million foreign military sales contract, Defense World reported Wednesday. Pinaki Bhattacharya writes that India’s defense acquisition council approved the procurement a year after delays due to concerns over cost and requirements. BAE plans to work with a local partner […] More

  • BAE Systems' Tale of 1001 Howitzers - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems’ Tale of 1001 Howitzers

    With the Defense Department“™s recent order for 46 additional M777 howitzers, BAE Systems announced DoD and the U.K.-based defense industry giant“™s other international customers had purchased a total of 1,001 guns from the firm. In terms of artillery pieces, M777 is rather dainty. That“™s because it“™s the first such weapon to make widespread use of […] More

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