Tag Archives: weapons

Raytheon, Saab Form Infantry Weapon Modernization Partnership

Raytheon and Saab have signed a partnership agreement to update a shoulder-fired weapon system the latter company designed for use by ground troops in multiple operations. Both companies will collaborate to modernize the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon offering and identify opportunities to update Saab’s AT4 disposable anti-tank missile system in efforts to help address U.S. …

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Report: Industry Group Wants Trump to Continue Weapons Export Control Reform

The Aerospace Industries Association expects President Donald Trump to continue the Obama administration’s efforts to accelerate the approval process for weapons exports, Defense News reported Friday. Valerie Insinna writes the previous administration worked to transfer defense items from the State Department‘s control under the U.S. Munitions List to the Commerce Department‘s Commerce Control List …

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BAE to Support Navy Submarine Weapon Systems; DeEtte Gray Comments

BAE Systems Inc. will help the U.S. Navy engineer and integrate weapons systems on board the military branch’s submarines as part of a potential five-year, $368 million contract awarded in October. The company said Wednesday it will also provide test engineering, information technology support and specialized test equipment to the Navy’s Strategic Systems Programs …

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Rebranded, Renamed Janus Global Targets Worldwide Stability Operations, Austere Markets

Global logistics and stability services contractor Janus Global Operations adopted its new name earlier in April from the former Sterling Global Operations brand to complete a two-year process that included a restructuring initiative and changes to the company’s operating model. Alan Weakley, who joined the 7,000-employee company as chief operating officer in September 2013, told ExecutiveBiz in an …

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DARPA to Hold Proposers Day for Military Tech Systems Ideas; Brad Tousley Comments

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency‘s Tactical Technology Office will hold a proposers day on April 20 and 21 to discuss ways to develop new military technology systems and seek potential contributors. DARPA said Wednesday it is searching for ideas in agile development, autonomous or cooperative unmanned systems, weapons, power and propulsion proposals for ground, maritime, air and space …

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Report: General Atomics Seeks Partners to Offer Electromagnetic Systems in Indian Market

General Atomics  is looking for partners to build and market new electromagnetic weapons and associated equipment for defense customers in India, The Financial Express newspaper reported Saturday. Huma Siddiqui writes that India-based technology companies Pipavav and L&T are interested in collaborating with the U.S. contractor. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi …

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Intelligent Decisions Acquires Intellectual Property Rights for Virtual Training Software

IT contracting company Intelligent Decisions has bought intellectual property rights and assets to a Quantam 3D virtual training software, the Washington Post reported Thursday. Mohana Ravindranath writes that San Jose-based software company, Quantam 3D sold rights to its Expedition DI software line to Intelligent Decisions for an undisclosed amount. The …

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