Tag Archives: improvised explosive devices

Leidos Gets $61M Contract Funds to Help Army Sustain Aerial IED Neutralizer Platform

The U.S. Army has awarded Leidos a potential $61 million contract modification to help manage an aerial platform built to help U.S. and international security assistance forces neutralize improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan. Leidos will support operations, sustainment and integration of Saturn Arch quick reaction capability systems through Sept. 16, 2018, …

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Janus Selected for Unexploded Ordnance Cleanup Project in Yavoriv, Ukraine

U.S. Army Europe‘s Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine has selected Janus Global Operations to carry out an $8.4 million unexploded ordnance clearance project  in Yavoriv, Ukraine. Janus said Friday it aims to dispose of explosives, munitions and other hazardous materials within a nearly seven-square-mile area at the Yavoriv International Peacekeeping and Security Center training range. …

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Janus Clears More Than 1,000 Landmines, Unexploded Ordnance in Iraq; Alan Weakley Comments

Janus Global Operations has identified and destroyed 1,246 landmines and other unexploded ordnance in support of the Iraqi-Kurdistan Mine Action Agency’s demining project in Kurdistan, Iraq. JGO said Thursday its explosives detection teams under the Sterling Global Operations unit conducted the demining task in the Erbil, Duhok and Sulaymaniyah provinces of …

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CACI to Support JIDO’s Joint Force Intell Integration Mission; Ken Asbury Comments

The General Services Administration has tasked CACI International to offer deployable intelligence integration, analytical and training services to the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization under a potential $1.8 billion task order awarded in late October. CACI said Monday the company will work to integrate systems, technologies and processes to help U.S. joint forces defeat …

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Mission Ready Services Completes Body Armor Project for Marines; Francisco Martinez Comments

Mission Ready Services has completed development of a body armor for the U.S. Marine Corps under a contract with the Marine Corps Systems Command. The company said Tuesday that Francisco Martinez, chief technical officer of Mission Ready Services’ Protect The Force subsidiary, led the two-year Marines Next Generation Body Armor project that was funded through the Office of …

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Harris Launches EOD Robot at AUSA Convention

Harris has unveiled a robotic technology offering the company designed to help operators disarm improvised explosive devices, Defense News reported Monday. Jen Judson writes the T7 EOD robot, which Harris unveiled at the Association of the U.S. Army’s annual convention Monday, employs an intuitive interface and can be equipped with a water disruptor that works …

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Navistar Defense to Refresh 250 Army Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected Vehicles

Navistar‘s defense business has received a $29.8 million contract modification to update more Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles of the U.S. Army. Work under the contract modification covers 250 additional MaxxPro MRAP vehicles and the deal also includes an option for another 200 vehicles, the Defense Department said Tuesday. MaxxPro is designed …

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Saab Unveils Unmanned Sea Wasp Underwater IED Removal Vehicle

Saab Group has unveiled its Sea Wasp remotely operated vehicle the company built to relocate, identify and neutralize underwater improvised explosive devices and support anti-terrorism operations below the surface. The defense and security company said Tuesday Sea Wasp is based on the Saab Seaeye commercial ROV line and the U.S. Underwater Hazardous Device Response Community’s explosive ordnance disposal …

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Navy Issues RFI on Portable Bomb Detector Tech

The U.S. Navy has begun its search for industry sources of technology designed to detect unexploded ordnance and improvised explosive devices. In a FedBizOpps notice published Monday, the military branch said its Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, Maryland is interested in detection systems that ordnance disposal personnel can stow in backpacks or cargo …

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BAE Systems Picks Spartan for Light Armored Vehicle Integration, Assembly

BAE Systems has selected Spartan Motors to perform integration and assembly services for the International Light Armored Vehicles that BAE will build for Iraq through a foreign military sales agreement. Spartan’s defense and government operating group will work to integrate the automotive system, complete the assembly and provide inspection services for …

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