Defence News

HOUSTON, June 19, 2018

ION and Greensea Announce Joint Marketing Agreement to Provide Subsea Vehicle Navigation Solutions for Offshore and Military Markets

ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE: IO) and Greensea Systems, Inc. today announced a joint marketing agreement to provide underwater navigation solutions for manned and unmanned underwater vehicle operators.  This partnership will accelerate the adoption of ION's technologies into larger, less cyclic adjacent markets offshore and in the military while providing Greensea with options to integrate ION sensor technology into a growing number of navigation systems.  Greensea and ION have already collaborated to integrate ION's optical magnetic heading sensor into Greensea's INSpect navigation system to dramatically improve subsea vehicle navigation accuracy in remote GPS-deprived environments.


HOUSTON, June 18, 2018

DoD Awards KBRwyle Seat on $900 Million Contract to Continue Supporting JT&E Program

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that its global government services business, KBRwyle, has secured a seat on a $900 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide rapid solutions to fix problems identified through the Department of Defense's Joint Test and Evaluation (JT&E) Program.


BATH, Maine, June 12, 2018

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Awarded $50 Million DDG 51 Lead Yard Services Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a contract to provide lead yard services for the DDG 51 Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer program. The contract is valued at $49.8 millionfor the first year with four option years, with a total contract value of $304.8 million.


PARIS, June 11, 2018

Qatar Emiri Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod Contract

The Qatar Emiri Air Force (QEAF) selected Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) for its Rafale aircraft, marking continued growth and platform expansion for the precision targeting capability.


TUCSON, Ariz., June 5, 2018

US Navy Selects Naval Strike Missile as New, Over-The-Horizon Weapon

Raytheon, Kongsberg will partner to deliver advanced missile 

The U.S. Navy has selected the Naval Strike Missile, offered by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Kongsberg Gruppen, to meet its over-the-horizon requirement for littoral combat ships and future frigates.

Raytheon will manufacture and deliver over-the-horizon weapon systems under a $14.8 million contract for offensive missiles loaded into launching mechanisms, and a single fire control suite. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $847.6 million.


NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 24, 2018

Pratt & Whitney and F-35 Program Office Announce Contract Award for 135 F135 Engines

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), and the U.S. Department of Defense today announced a contract award for the 11th lot of F135 propulsion systems, powering all three variants of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 25, 2018

Raytheon Awarded Contract to Produce Romania's New Patriot System

Raytheon "Will meet Romania's Fielding Schedule"

The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company [NYSE: RTN] a $395.8 million contract for production of Romania's Patriot™ Air and Missile Defense System.

Announced  by the Department of Defense on May 24, the contract calls for Raytheon to build Romania's first brand-new Patriot fire unit.


NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 24, 2018

Vinnell Arabia Selects Epicor Cloud ERP as Flexible and Scalable Platform for Growth

Integrated cloud offering, robust security, and superior technical and project management capabilities from Epicor to give Vinnell Arabia a new business edge

INSIGHTS 2018 – Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, today announced that Vinnell Arabia, a U.S. military doctrine-based training, logistics, and support services organization based in Saudi Arabia (KSA), has selected the global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution Epicor Cloud ERP to help it improve operational efficiency and serve as a platform for business growth.


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 22, 2018

Sikorsky Begins CH-53 King Stallion Heavy Lift Helicopter Deliveries to the U.S. Marine Corps

CH-53K helicopter can lift three times the external load of its predecessor

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), delivered the first CH-53 King Stallion helicopter to the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) today. The aircraft is the first of an expected 200 helicopters for the Marine Corps' fleet.

The CH-53K is the new build replacement for the U.S. Marine Corps' aging CH-53E Super Stallion fleet. The CH-53E first flew in 1974 and entered service with the USMC in 1981.


RESTON, Va., May 17, 2018

Leidos Selected to Provide Continued Mission-Critical IT Support for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Company awarded $239.5 million to support 37,000 customers world-wide

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology leader, was awarded a task order by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Ala., to provide information technology support services to more than 37,000 USACE customers around the world. The single-award, firm-fixed-price task order has a one-year base period of performance and two option years with a total contract value of approximately $239.5 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed nationwide.


TEL AVIV, Israel, May 14

With the Aim of Improving Runway Safety, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) Has Recently Signed a Contract with Airvrix, a Company with an Innovative New FOD (Foreign Object Debris) Barrier™

FOD is a common problem in the aviation industry. In addition to being a major safety hazard, it also costs civil aviation, worldwide, $4B a year. Whereas existing solutions focus on detection technologies, Airvrix focuses on prevention by installing their product on the runway shoulder, preventing FOD from reaching the runway.

With globally registered patents, the FOD barrier was developed in-house by Airvix's team of aeronautical and mechanical engineers, in accordance with FAA requirements.


TUCSON, Ariz., May 10, 2018

Raytheon Dedicates New Facilities at Missile Systems Business

Increases capacity to build advanced systems of the future

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) executives, along with federal, state and local officials, and local business leaders, dedicated new facilities at Raytheon Missile Systems. This is part of a large-scale expansion


and modernization project to increase capacity and capability at Raytheon's Tucson operations. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place in front of newly-built structures that will house many of the 2,000 new employees the company is hiring to support business growth.


DALLAS, May 7, 2018

Lockheed Martin Receives $828 Million U.S. Army Contract for Guided MLRS Rocket Production

Lockheed Martin received a $828 million not-to-exceed contract from the U.S. Army for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System rockets and associated equipment.

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received an $828 million not-to-exceed contract from the U.S. Army for Lot 13 production of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) rockets and associated equipment.

The contract calls for the production of GMLRS Alternative Warhead (AW) rockets, GMLRS Unitary rockets, Reduced-Range Practice Rockets (RRPRs) and integrated logistics support for the U.S. Army as well as GMLRS rounds for a number of international customers. Work will be performed at the Lockheed Martin facilities in Dallas and at the company's Precision Fires Center of Excellence in Camden, Ark.


BOSTON, May 7, 2018

Endeavor Robotics to Provide its FirstLook® 'Throwable' Robots to U.S. Marine Corps under New $10 Million Contract

Lightweight robot can be thrown through windows, over walls;

Follows two earlier Marine orders for the company's midsize SUGV robot

Endeavor Robotics, the world's leading supplier of unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), announced that the U.S. Marine Corps has awarded a $10 million contract for the company's lightweight, battle-proven FirstLook® robots.


ST. LOUIS, May 1, 2018

Boeing Awarded $427 Million Defense Logistics Agency Contract

Boeing will provide spare parts to U.S. Navy and Marine Corps depots for F/A-18 maintenance.

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) has awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a five-year $427 million sole-source contract to provide and manage consumable material for F/A-18 depot maintenance with the option for five additional years. This is an extension of the DLA/Boeing Captains of Industry program and the program's first depot contract supporting the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, bringing the value of the program to $3.2 billion.
Boeing will provide consumable materials used for structural repair and modification of legacy F/A-18 Hornets at five U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps depots and the Boeing Cecil Field Site in Jacksonville, Florida. Boeing field service representatives will be co-located at these sites to provide technical support and expertise.


AUSTIN, Texas, April 25, 2018

Zenoss to Deliver Software-Defined IT Operations for US Air Force Research Laboratory Under Expanded 5-Year Contract

Zenoss Inc., the leader in software-defined IT operations, today announced that the company has been awarded a five-year contract with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) program. The contract expands the existing Zenoss footprint within the organization, augmenting a 2016 multisite, multiyear software contract to provide software and services for the DCGS.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 24, 2018

Raytheon Awarded $83 Million Mine Neutralizer Contract

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded an $83 million contract for the design, test and deployment of the Barracuda mine neutralization system. 

The Barracuda mine neutralization system is an expendable, autonomous unmanned underwater vehicle intended to identify and neutralize bottom, near surface and drifting sea mines. It will field a shallow water capability and be an expendable modular neutralizer consisting of a kill mechanism, propulsion, sensors, and communications buoy that enables wireless communication to the deployment platform.


FAIRFAX, Va., April 18, 2018

General Dynamics Selected to Support the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded the Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) Information Technology Support Services 3 contract to continue to operate and maintain the IT networks for the U.S Army. The single-award task order contract has a potential value of approximately $300 million.


HOUSTON, April 17, 2018

KBRwyle Awarded $32M Task Order to Advance U.S. Air Force Air and Space Systems

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that its global government services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded a $32.3 million task order to assist the U.S. Air Force in enhancing the operational capability and efficiency of air and space systems.

Under this contract, KBRwyle will support the Air Force's Tactical Exploitation of National Capabilities (TENCAP) Program, providing a full spectrum of systems engineering services for the rapid prototype development and integration of national-level space, intelligence, and air and missile defense capabilities.


CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., April 15, 2018

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches AFSPC-11 Mission for the U.S. Air Force

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the Air Force Space Command (AFSPC)-11 mission lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 on April 14 at 7:13 p.m. EDT. AFSPC-11 is a multi-payload mission. The forward payload is referred to as CBAS (Continuous Broadcast Augmenting SATCOM) and the aft spacecraft is EAGLE (EELV Secondary Payload Adapter (ESPA) Augmented Geosynchronous Experiment).


FAIRFAX, Va., April 10, 2018

ECS Awarded $17.5 Billion ENCORE III IDIQ Contract Vehicle by DISA

ECS, a rapidly growing provider of cybersecurity, cloud solutions, enterprise solutions, software and systems, and advanced science and engineering solutions to defense and federal civilian customers, announced today that it was awarded an ENCORE III Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract vehicle from the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). ECS was awarded one of the ENCORE III Full and Open Suite of IDIQ contracts that are valued at $17.5 billion over their period of performance. ENCORE III has both a five-year base term and five-year option period.


BOSTON, April 9, 2018

Endeavor Robotics Awarded Major US Army Contract to Develop the Next Generation 'Back-Packable' Robot

Endeavor one of two finalists sharing $429 million awarded contracts to compete for the Common Robotic System-Individual (CRS-I) production program

Endeavor Robotics, the world's leading supplier of unmanned ground vehicles, announced that it has won the Engineering Manufacturing Development (EMD) contract for the US Army's Common Robotic System–Individual (CRS-I) program. In being awarded the EMD phase, Endeavor was selected as one of two finalists for the down-select program.

Final award of the production contract will occur after the EMD down-select for full delivery of over 3,000 robots. The down-select award is scheduled to be announced during the second quarter of GFY-2019.


FORT WORTH, Texas, April 2, 2018

Elbit Systems of America Highlights Advanced Sensor and Data Fusion Capabilities for the Navy & Marine Corps

Capabilities support naval maritime dominance and maritime projection missions

Bringing enhanced situational awareness to U.S. Navy and Marine Corps missions is a priority for Elbit Systems of America, LLC (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT). The company will feature an innovative suite of intelligent pilot interfaces, advanced seekers for precision guided munitions, sustainment and support solutions, and embedded virtual training at the annual Sea-Air-Space Exhibition. The exhibition runs April 9-11, 2018 at the Gaylord National Convention Center, near Washington, D.C.


HIAWATHA, Iowa, March 29, 2018

Crystal Group Wins Gold Supplier Award from BAE Systems for Delivering On-Time with Zero Defects

BAE Systems recognizes Crystal Group for outstanding achievement of 100 percent zero-defect, on-time product and service delivery throughout 2017

Crystal Group Inc., a leading designer/manufacturer of rugged computer and electronic equipment, has been recognized as a Gold-tier supplier by BAE Systems' Electronic Systems sector, a leading aerospace and defense manufacturer located in Nashua, New Hampshire, for its performance and operational excellence.


RESTON, Va., March 26, 2018

U.S. Army Awards Leidos Munitions Services Contract Company to Continue to Support Storage, Accountability, and Distribution of Ammunition Stocks

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology leader, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army to continue to provide logistics services to the 1st Theater Sustainment Command (TSC) in support of U.S. Army Central (ARCENT), the Army component of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM). The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee/cost-plus incentive-fee contract has a one-year base period of performance, five one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $112 million. Work will be performed in Kuwait.


LONDON, March 23, 2018

Martin-Baker Wins KF-X Ejection Seat Competition

Martin-Baker has been awarded a contract to provide the escape system for the Republic of Koreas Air Force's new fighter, KF-X.

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) competitively selected Martin-Baker's Mk18 ejection seat for its latest aircraft development programme. The selection of the Mk18 seat continues a long history of partnership between Martin-Baker and KAI, that started with their KT-1, followed by the T/A-50 and is now is set to continue with the KF-X.


HOUSTON, March 19, 2018

KBRwyle Awarded $34.1M to Help Air Force with Air Traffic Safety and Cyber Threats

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that its global Government Services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded a $34.1 million task order to provide analytical and engineering weapons systems support to assist the U.S. Air Force (USAF) with air traffic safety and cyber threats.

Specifically, KBRwyle's work will support the USAF's Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Engineering Directorate's Engineering and Communication Network Branch. This branch provides engineering, integration, technical advice, and direction to all AFLCMC weapon system program offices and other organizations.


ORLANDO, Fla., March 15, 2018

Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract to Train Special Operations Airmen

The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a contract to provide comprehensive training support services for Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC), supporting schoolhouse operations for various crew positions across multiple mission design series aircraft, aircrew training and support for AFSOC Special Operation Forces (SOF) aircrews and assets. The Air Commando Training and Support (ACTS) contract has the potential of lasting up to eight years, with an overall value of $200 million or more.


WILLIAMSBURG, Va., March 13, 2018

Tempus Applied Solutions Finalizes Acquisition of Ex-Royal Air Force Air-To-Air Refueling Aircraft

Transaction consists of six Lockheed L-1011 aircraft

Tempus Applied Solutions (TAS) announced today that the company has finalized the acquisition of six Lockheed L-1011s formerly owned and operated by the Royal Air Force (RAF) of the United Kingdom.  Four of these aircraft are specifically configured for air-to-air refueling (AAR) operations and the remaining two are configured for passenger and cargo operations only.  The aircraft previously served the RAF and NATO.


HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 8, 2018

Lockheed Martin Wins $80 Million Contract to Build Missile Defense Targets

Alabama-based industry team will develop and build modified ballistic re-entry vehicles to test America's missile defense system

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) an $80.6 million fixed-price contract for modified ballistic re-entry vehicles and separation modules for missile defense tests. Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will develop and produce unarmed re-entry vehicles for integration into target missiles through 2022. The contract also includes options for additional modified re-entry vehicles and mission support.


RESTON, Va., March 6, 2018

General Services Administration Awards Leidos Contract to Support U.S. Army's C4ISR Prototyping Operations

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500® science, information technology, and engineering leader, announced today it was awarded a follow-on task order by the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide mission support services to the U.S. Army's Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) Prototyping Integration and Testing Division (PI&TD). The single-award follow-on task order has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $230 million. Work will primarily be performed in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., with additional support at Fort Bragg, N.C. and Tobyhanna Army Depot, Pa.


ATLANTA, March 5, 2018

U.S. Special Forces Partners With Grady Health System to Train Combat Medics

Grady Memorial Hospital is the only civilian hospital in the country that has formed a partnership with the U.S. Army Special Forces to provide additional, formal instruction and preparation for its Green Beret Special Operations Combat Medics (SOCM 18 Delta).

As one of the busiest trauma centers in the country, and metro Atlanta's only nationally verified level I trauma center, Trauma Chief Dr. Mark Shapiro said Grady is the ideal environment for Special Forces medics to broaden and sharpen their skills.


SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 27, 2018

SunPower Completes 10-Megawatt Solar and 1-Megawatt Storage Project at U.S. Army's Redstone Arsenal

Privately Financed by Regions Bank, Solar-and-Storage System is Expected to Help Reduce Army's Peak Power Demand Charges While Increasing Energy Security on Base.

At a ribbon-cutting event recently, Redstone Arsenaland SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ:SPWR) marked the commencement of operations for a 10-megawatt solar photovoltaic and 1-megawatt energy storage system at the U.S. Army post in Alabama. The solar array and storage project was designed, built and will be operated and maintained by SunPower, with financing provided by Birmingham-headquartered Regions Bank. The solar array, combined with a storage component that maximizes clean electricity use at Redstone, is expected to improve the Army's energy resilience, reduce electricity costs, and provide energy diversity.


WINNIPEG, Feb. 22, 2018

Milestone 100th Military Trailer Built at Arne's Welding in Winnipeg

Mack Defense is pleased to announce the completion of the 100th Load Handling System (LHS) Trailer, as part of the Canadian Army's MSVS – SMP Program. These trailers are being completed at Arne's Welding Ltd.'s facility in Winnipeg, under sub-contract to Link Suspensions Canada, who designed and developed the trailer, specifically for Mack Defense and the MSVS program. The contract calls for the production of 318 trailers between now and March of next year. There is also an on-going commitment to provide spare parts for a further 15 years, as part of the Canadian Army's long-term plan to completely modernize its fleet of logistics trucks.


STRATFORD, Conn., Feb. 20, 2018

First Sikorsky Combat Rescue Helicopter Enters Final Assembly

Lockheed Martin team is on track to deliver aircraft ahead of schedule to the U.S. Air Force.

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, is beginning final assembly of the first HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter, which will bring unprecedented capability enhancements to the U.S. Air Force rescue mission. The timing of final assembly supports the program's accelerated schedule and positions the aircraft's first flight for the end of this year, two months ahead of schedule.


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 16, 2018

General Dynamics Mission Systems Awarded Contract for Continued Procurement of U.S. Navy Digital Modular Radio

General Dynamics continues evolving radio technology to provide secure voice and data communications for U.S. Navy ships and submarines.

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Mission Systems a five year, $208 million indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract for the continued procurement, testing and delivery of the AN/USC-61(C) Digital Modular Radio (DMR). DMR provides multiple communication waveforms and multi-level information security for secure tactical voice and data transmissions aboard U.S. Navy ships and submarines. The four-channel DMR is the first software-defined radio to become a communications standard for the U.S. Navy.


DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2018

Lockheed Martin Receives $524 Million Contract for PAC-3 Missiles

The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a $524 million contract modification for production and delivery of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) interceptors. This modification is in addition to the $944 million contract awarded on Dec. 21, 2017 for PAC-3 and PAC-3 MSE production and delivery.


LONDON, Feb. 9, 2018

Iveco Defence Vehicles delivers final tranche of Light Armoured Vehicles to the Norwegian Army

Iveco Defence Vehicles, the defence and civil protection unit of CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI), has delivered the last tranche of 62 Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV) to the Norwegian Defence Material Agency (NDMA). The handover ceremony, held at the company Headquarters in Bolzano, Italy, was attended by Brigadier General Morten Eggen, Head of Norwegian Defence Material Agency, Land Systems Division.


NETANYA, Israel, Feb. 5, 2018

Asian Ministry of Defense (MoD) Orders Orbit Aeronautical Telemetry Systems for Approximately US$5 Million

Orbit to provide a turnkey solution - including a 5m S-band antenna and full ground station - for test range applications

Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. (TASE: ORBI), a leading provider of precision racking-based communications solutions and airborne communications management systems, announced today that an Asian Ministry of Defense (MoD) ordered an aeronautical telemetry system for approximately US$5 million.

The turnkey solution – including a 5-meter S-band antenna and full ground station with total data chain capabilities – will be used for test range applications. Delivery of the high-precision system is expected in 2019.


RESTON, Va., Feb. 5, 2018

Leidos Joins Forces With IBM, Unisys, and Verizon to Pursue the U.S. Navy's Next Generation Enterprise Networks Re-Compete Service Management, Integration and Transport Program

Integrated team will provide trusted, verifiable, and invested expertise necessary to develop and transition a modernized network for global Naval operations

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science leader, announced today it has joined forces with IBM, Unisys, and Verizon Enterprise Solutions to pursue the U.S. Navy's Next Generation Enterprise Networks Re-compete (NGEN-R) Service Management, Integration and Transport (SMI&T) program.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 16, 2018

Missile Defense Agency Selects Raytheon For Ballistic Missile Defense System Testing, Modeling And Simulation Work

On Friday, January 12, Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a stated maximum value of $641,758,000. Under this contract, the contractor will perform ballistic missile defense system (BMDS) test related activities for multiple radar platforms that includes planning, executing, and analyzing sensor performance in BMDS flight tests and ground tests for each test event defined in the BMDS integrated master test plan.


CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 15, 2018

Viasat Selected by United States Special Operations Command to Provide Critical Mission Networking and Communications Equipment, Sustainment and Support Services

Viasat Awarded Up to $350M, Five-year, Sole-Source Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Contract for Advanced Equipment, Systems, Services and Support

Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global communications company, announced today it was awarded an IDIQ contract with an initial ceiling of $350M for advanced equipment, systems, services and support to significantly modernize ground/air situational awareness, tactical data links, terrestrial networking, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR), tactical satellite communications, information assurance, network management and cybersecurity for Special Operations Forces.

This major contract award includes a diverse array of Viasat capabilities recently assessed, tested and validated to enable new concepts of operation (CONOPS), improve situational awareness, avoid fratricide and improve operational mission effects for Special Operations Forces.


GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, January 9, 2018

DSIT Receives an Order for 78 PointShield™ Portable Diver Detection Sonars

DSIT Solutions Ltd. announced today that it has signed a contract with Tata Power SED to jointly supply 78 PointShield™ Portable Diver Detection Sonar (PDDS) units to the Indian Navy. The order is considered to be the largest ever in the field of underwater security systems.

The PointShield™ systems are to be supplied to the Indian Navy under special procurement program called "Buy Make India". Under this program, some of the Diver Detection Sonars will be delivered by DSIT directly while the rest will be manufactured by Tata Power SED in India with DSIT's supervision and support. The Indian Ministry of Defense selected DSIT and Tata Power SED after a tender process, in which all international Diver Detection Sonar manufacturers as well as large Indian companies participated. The process included rigorous sea trials, technical evaluation and commercial bidding.


LINKÖPING, Sweden, Jan. 4, 2018

Saab Selected as Major Supplier for Finnish Navy's Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade Programme 

Defence and security company Saab has been contracted by Patria as one of the major suppliers across the Finnish Navy Squadron 2000 Mid-Life Upgrade programme. Patria has the prime role for the total programme, which includes refurbishment and upgrade of four Hamina-class fast attack crafts. Saab's order value amounts to approximately SEK 960 million with deliveries starting from 2018.


SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 2, 2018

xG Technology's IMT Vislink Business Begins Shipping World's-First HCAM HEVC 4K Wireless Camera Systems in Fulfillment of Client Orders

Delivers first HCAM Systems; Enters 2018 with Growing Run Rate and Order Backlog

xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a leading provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for critical communications, announced today that its IMT Vislink business has begun initial deliveries of HCAM, the world's-first 4K UHD wireless camera systems, to its customers


DALLAS, Dec. 27, 2017

Gray Wolf: USAF Awards Lockheed Martin $110 Million for Networked, Affordable Cruise Missile 

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $110 million, five-year Phase 1 contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to develop and demonstrate a new low-cost cruise missile called Gray Wolf.

The Gray Wolf program seeks to develop low-cost, subsonic cruise missiles that use open architectures and modular design to allow for rapid prototyping and spiral growth capabilities. The AFRL is developing the missiles to feature networked, collaborative behaviors (swarming) to address Integrated Air Defense (IAD) system threats around the world. The Gray Wolf missile design will allow for maximum mission flexibility.


DALLAS, Dec. 27, 2017

Lockheed Martin Receives $944 Million Contract for PAC-3 Missiles

The United States and allied military forces will upgrade their missile defense capabilities under a new $944 million contract for production and delivery of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) interceptors.

The contract includes PAC-3 and PAC-3 MSE interceptors and launcher modification kits for the U.S. Army, Romania and other Foreign Military Sales customers.


RICHMOND, BC, Dec. 21, 2017

MDA to Provide Maritime Command and Control Solution to NATO

MDA, a business unit of Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.), (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), today announced that it has signed a contract valued at approximately CA$15 million with NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI). MDA will build a new system to support NATO's maritime command and control operations under Project TRITON based on a modern software architecture and technology. This capability will be provided on both fixed and deployable systems. MDA will also provide NATO with a stand-alone command and control visualization capability which is planned to become the standardized map and object visualization for all NATO information technology systems.


SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 18, 2017

EvolveWare Wins USAF Contract for Legacy Systems Analysis

On August 29, 2017, the United States Air Force (USAF) Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) awarded EvolveWare and partner Diligent Consulting Inc. the Legacy Systems Study at Joint Base Randolph Air Force Base (JBSA-Randolph). 

The study requires a comprehensive IT analysis of over forty (40) United States Air Force (USAF) legacy systems with a goal to systems to determine "fit" with Oracle's E-Business Suite (EBS) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, or other commercial products certified for use with EBS.


CHRISTIANSBURG, Va., Dec. 13, 2017

Cybersecurity Solutions Provider FoxGuard Protects Military Bases

FoxGuard Solutions, Inc. was awarded distinguished Department of Defense and Department of Energy's ESTCP Cybersecurity for Building Automation Systems

FoxGuard Solutions, Inc. was awarded a grant from the Department of Defense to develop a "Cybersecurity Platform for Energy Management and Control Systems". The program is through the Secretary of Defenses Office and is targeted at protecting military installations across the world of cyber-attack.

About ESTCP: The Program's goal is to identify and demonstrate the most promising innovative and cost-effective technologies and methods that address DoD's high-priority cyber security requirements.


CHANTILLY, Va., Dec. 12, 2017

Vencore Awarded Work with the U.S. Navy's Naval Research Lab on Ocean Dynamics and Prediction

Vencore, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a five-year, $23 million contract from the U.S. Navy's Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) to conduct research and development of ocean dynamics and predictive oceanography.

Under the contract, Vencore will provide scientific analysis, ocean model programming, and model validation and verification to solve the challenges of the Navy's ocean models. It will combine the research extraction and assimilation of on site and remotely sensed ocean observations to improve the accuracy of regional and global ocean models, as well as improve the environmental prediction capabilities of understanding the environmental effects on the naval battle space to meet individual mission requirements. Vencore's research will support the next generation of Navy ocean models and contribute in building the first Earth System Predication Capability (ESPC) model.


GROTON, Conn., Dec. 6, 2017

General Dynamics Awarded $432 Million by U.S. Navy for Virginia-Class Submarine Work

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $432 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide research and development and lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2017

Centurylink Wins Communications Contract at Peterson Air Force Base

Company to support NORAD Tracks Santa program

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) recently won a contract to provide communications services to Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo. The contract includes support for the NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) Tracks Santa program, including enabling the program's phone hotline.

The contract, which also includes Ethernet circuits and private line services, is valued at approximately $275,000 the first year, with four one-year options, for a total contract value of $1.5 million.


WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2017

Lockheed Martin, Romania Sign Agreement for PAC-3 MSE Missile

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) participated in a signing ceremony with U.S. and Romanian officials formalizing an agreement for Romania to purchase the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles and related support equipment. Romania becomes the third international customer for the PAC-3 MSE.


ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 28, 2017

Lockheed Martin Receives Nearly $200 Million of C-130 Training Contracts

Contracts fund advanced airman weapons, cargo and refueling training

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received six contracts, with awards totaling $198.4 million, to improve training for C-130 airmen and operators around the world. The C-130J Super Hercules Maintenance and Aircrew Training System (JMATS) program has trained more than 10,000 airmen for missions including cargo transport, special missions and aerial refueling.


LINKÖPING, Sweden, November 23, 2017

Saab Receives Follow-on Order for Sea Giraffe AMB in Support of the U.S. Navy's LCS Program

Defense and security company Saab has received an additional order from General Dynamics for delivery of its Sea Giraffe AMB naval radar for the United States (U.S.) Navy's Littoral Combat Ships LCS 28 and LCS 30.

This order highlights Saab's continued growth in the U.S. market. Sea Giraffe AMB's U.S. military designation is AN/SPS-77. The work will take place at Saab in Syracuse, NY, U.S. and Gothenburg, Sweden.


FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 20, 2017

General Dynamics Awarded U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Program Support Contract

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA) Strategic Support Services contract to provide support services for vaccine, drug and medical device research and development programs. The single-award, task order contract has a potential value of approximately $52 million for five years.


SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 20, 2017

xG Technology's IMT Vislink Business Awarded $12.5 Million US Army Contract for Hand-Held Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Receiver Devices

xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a leading provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for critical communications, announced today that its IMT Vislink business has been awarded a $12.5 million contract by the U.S Army with an estimated completion date of Sept. 24, 2020 for the supply of hand-held intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance receiver devices. This represents the third contract received from the Army since 2013 for this same requirement.


SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2017

Cubic to Showcase Integrated C4ISR Solutions at MilCIS 2017 in Australia

Cubic Mission Solutions to highlight range of interoperable communications capabilities

Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) today announced that its Cubic Mission Solutions business division will feature its comprehensive Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities at the Military Communications and Information Systems (MilCIS) 2017 in Canberra, Australia from November 14–16. MilCIS is Australia's only conference focusing strategically on the technologies, systems and services associated with military communications and information systems. The event brings together military, government organizations, academia and defense industries for an exposition featuring the latest technologies, panel discussions and industry briefings.


HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 9, 2017

Infoscitex (IST) Awarded US Army Research Contract for SUMIT Evaluations

DCS Corporation announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Infoscitex Corporation (IST), has been awarded a 3-year research contract to participate in the Army's Synergistic Unmanned Intelligent Teaming (SUMIT) evaluations program. The SUMIT program will evaluate the impact of new and recent autonomy, decision aiding, and human-machine interface (HMI) technologies in Army Aviation missions. This exploratory research program is managed by the US Army Aviation & Missile Research, Development & Engineering Center (AMRDEC) Aviation Development Directorate. The overall program goal is to inform the Acquisition and User communities of emerging capabilities that can meet the demands of the Army's next generation Future Vertical Lift program.


ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 7, 2017

International Allies Receive F-35 Full Mission Simulators

In-country pilot and maintenance training ramps up

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently delivered F-35 Full Mission Simulators (FMS) to the Israeli, Italian, Japanese and Norwegian Air Forces – the first-ever deliveries to international F-35 operators.

The simulators are critical components of the pilot training capability at F-35 operating bases in these four countries, where they will facilitate pilot qualification training, continuation training and mission rehearsal training.


SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 6, 2017

IMT Vislink Receives $343,000 Order for Wireless Video Transmission Modules for Military Robotics Application

Leverages Proven Technology that Enables High Data Rate Video Links in UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle) Systems

xG Technology, Inc. ("xG" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a leading provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for critical communications, announced that its IMT Vislink business has received a $343,000 order from a leading robotic defense contractor for wireless video transmission modules for use in military remote ordnance disposal applications.


QUINCY, Mass., Oct. 26, 2017

General Dynamics Knifefish Unmanned Undersea Vehicle Successfully Completes Contractor Trials

The General Dynamics Mission Systems' Knifefish team successfully completed contractor trials for the U.S. Navy's Knifefish program, a mine countermeasure (MCM) unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV). The Knifefish UUV operated in multiple mine test target fields at-sea using buried, bottom and volume type mine-test targets. The Knifefish system successfully demonstrated its ability to detect, classify and identify potential mines, at a variety of depths, each of which would pose a unique threat to naval vessels operating in a mission area.


MADRID, Oct. 26, 2017

Lockheed Martin and Navantia Sign a Memorandum of Agreement to Renew 20-Year Partnership

Surface ships and naval combat system technology cooperation is at the forefront

In 2017, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of a successful agreement: the collaboration of Navantia and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to supply the Spanish Navy with the Aegis Combat System for the F-100 frigates.

The F-100 was the first frigate to incorporate the Aegis Combat System from Lockheed Martin in a ship of less than 9,000-tons. Thanks to this collaboration, the Spanish Navy now operates state-of-the-art oceanic escorts, optimized to act as command ships in conflict scenarios, trained to provide full coverage to expeditionary forces, with high anti-air warfare capability, total integration with the most advanced units of our allied nations, as well as a successful case of industrial cooperation, with a combat management system developed by Navantia and the integration of Spanish sensors and weapons.


HOUSTON, Oct. 24, 2017

KBRwyle Books More Sales in Australia

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that its global Government Services business, KBRwyle, has booked over $16 million in contract variations for four of its acquisition and longer term sustainment services contracts with the Australian Department of Defence.

KBR's government services business in APAC, now operating under the KBRwyle brand, has successfully secured multi-year variations covering expanded scopes of work and time extensions to a number of its current naval, land and aerospace contracts with the Australian Department of Defence's Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG). These services support the acquisition, repair, maintenance and upgrade of a number of fleets including: helicopters, aircraft, specialist naval ships, communication systems, vehicles, radar systems and land-based missile systems.


SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 19, 2017

Lockheed Martin Next Generation Missile Defense Sensor Technology Receives Prototyping Contract

Sensor prototypes to serve rapid capabilities need for U.S. Army's Lower Tier Air & Missile Defense Sensor competition

The Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium (DOTC) awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a contract for the technology maturation of Lower Tier Air & Missile Defense Sensor (LTAMDS) prototypes.

DOTC, commissioned by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, is a DoD initiative intended to facilitate collaboration between the government, industry and academia for technology development and prototyping. The funding from DOTC is used for technology development efforts that will further define performance requirements, mature technology and reduce risk for the LTAMDS program.


SAO PAULO, Oct. 17, 2017

Embraer Announces Order for Six A-29 Super Tucano for an Undisclosed Customer

Embraer announced today a firm order for 6 (six) A-29 Super Tucano light attack and advanced training aircraft from an undisclosed customer. The aircraft can be used for tactical and advanced training as well as light attack and ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) missions. Deliveries will be concluded in 2018.


RESTON, Va., Oct. 16, 2017

U.S. Army Awards Leidos Prime Deployable Adaptive Global Responder Support Contract

Company to Continue to Provide Technical Development and Support, and Operational Integration to the Night Vision and Electronics Sensors Directorate

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a FORTUNE 500®  science and technology company, was one of ten primes awarded a contract by the U.S. Army to continue its 24 years of excellence in providing technical development, technical support, and operational integration to the U.S. Army's Research, Development, and Engineering Command's Communications and Electronic Research, Development, and Engineering Center's Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) under the Deployable Adaptive Global Responder Support program. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year base period of performance and a total contract value of $480 million.


CHELMSFORD, Mass., Oct. 10, 2017

Endeavor Robotics Wins $100 Million Contract with the United States Army

Massachusetts-based robotics company earns Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc. II) bid to build fleet of unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs)

Endeavor Robotics, the U.S.-based global leader in tactical ground robotics, was awarded the United States Department of Defense's Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc. II) contract. Endeavor was one of several companies to bid on the $100 million contract.  The contract has an option for an additional $58 million worth of deliverables.

"We are honored to win and look forward to delivering a great robot to the US Army," Endeavor Robotics CEO Sean Bielat says.


MADISON, Ala., Oct. 5, 2017

Tyonek Awarded $110M Contract to Produce Environmental Control Units for the US Army 

TFab Defense Systems, LLC (TFD), a subsidiary of Tyonek Manufacturing Group, Inc. (TMG) and Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Aberdeen Proving Ground to provide Improved Environmental Control Units (IECU). The company forged a partnership with HDT Global (HDT) and Rocky Research to pursue the effort.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Oct. 3, 2017

Summit Technical Solutions Awarded $35.5 Million Operations, Maintenance, and Logistical Support Contract with U.S. Air Force

Summit Technical Solutions, LLC (STS), a professional services and technical solutions company, announced today that the Company has been awarded the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization Systems (PARCS) Operations, Maintenance, and Logistical Support (OM&S) Contract by the United States Department of the Air Force, beginning performance on 01 October 2017.  As the winner of the prime contract, STS will assist the Air Force Space Command, 14th Air Force, 21st Space Wing and 21st Operations Group, 10th Space Warning Squadron's (10SWS) continuous requirement to operate and maintain the world's most capable phased-array radar system.


COMMACK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2017

U.S. Army Awards $6.2 Million Contract for Supplying Military 24V Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) 6T Batteries to Bren-Tronics, Inc.

Long Island-based Energy Solutions Manufacturer to Provide High-Volume Automated Manufacturing of Advanced Military Battery

Bren-Tronics, Inc., a Long Island-based Energy Solutions Manufacturer, has received a contract to provide high-volume automated manufacturing of Military 24V 6T Li-Ion batteries from the U.S. Army Contracting Command through the National Advanced Mobility Consortium (NAMC). The total anticipated project value is over $6.2 million.


GROTON, Conn., Sept. 22, 2017

General Dynamics Delivers Submarine Colorado 

General Dynamics Electric Boat yesterday delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine Colorado (SSN 788) to the U.S. Navy. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

Colorado is the 15th ship of the Virginia Class, which provides the Navy with the capabilities required to retain undersea dominance well into the 21st century. Colorado is also the fifth of the eight-ship group of Virginia-class submarines known as Block III. These ships embody a Navy and industry commitment to reduce costs while increasing capabilities through an initiative comprising a multi-year procurement strategy, improvements in construction practices and the Design For Affordability (DFA) program.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 22, 2017

Raytheon's Air & Missile Defense Radar Tracks Simultaneous Missile Targets for the First Time

AN/SPY-6(V) test successes now three for three

Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) AN/SPY-6(V) Air and Missile Defense Radar acquired and tracked multiple threat-representative targets simultaneously during its third dedicated flight test at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii.

Test success proved AN/SPY-6(V) integrated air and missile defense performance against a short-range ballistic missile target and multiple anti-ship cruise missile targets. The radar searched for, detected and tracked all targets from launch throughout their flights. The test demonstrated the radar's sensitivity and resource management, a critical multi-mission capability to extend the battlespace and safeguard the fleet from multiple threats.


MERTHYR TYDFIL, South Wales, Sept. 18, 2017

General Dynamics Land Systems-UK Delivers Two AJAX Programme Platforms for Government Acceptance Testing 

In a significant milestone for the AJAX programme, General Dynamics Land Systems–UK has presented vehicles to Government Acceptance Testing (GAT) for assurance testing prior to delivery to the British Army (GAT).

Undertaken by an army headquarters unit, conducting acceptance for both the British Army and the Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) at the company's facility in Merthyr Tydfil, GAT assesses each of the platforms before they are formally delivered to the British Army.


MADISON, Ala., Sept. 13, 2017

DLA Awards $12M and $7.1M Contracts to Tyonek Fabrication Corporation

Tyonek Fabrication Corporation, a subsidiary of Tyonek Manufacturing Group, Inc. and Tyonek Native Corporation, will manufacture two variants of Pilot Display Units (PDUs) for the US Army's UH-60 A & L Black Hawk fleet per two 5-year contracts from the Defense Logistics Agency. The units will be manufactured in Madison, Alabama.

"We are proud to support this effort to modernize the aging fleet of aircraft through technology refresh initiatives," said Steve Adlich, President, Tyonek Manufacturing Group, Inc. "These new PDUs will create efficiency through increased performance, extend service life, and reduce long-term sustainment costs for these platforms."


LINKÖPING, Sweden, Sept. 12, 2017

Saab Presents Gripen Aggressor

Defence and security company Saab presents a new variant of Gripen, Gripen Aggressor. Gripen Aggressor is based on the proven Gripen C-series and is the ultimate platform for the adversary air combat training market. Gripen Aggressor brings a unique mix of high performance, mission flexibility and availability combined with a low life cycle cost.

There is a growing segment within the adversary air combat training market for highly advanced aggressor capabilities to be able to perform realistic combat training. Gripen Aggressor provides an exceptional, dissimilar opponent aircraft system against which pilots will sharpen and refine their combat skills so as to fight and win against an advanced enemy threat.


TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 11, 2017

Raytheon Partners with Ducommun to Build Naval Strike Missile Fire Control Systems

Contract to add new manufacturing business in Arkansas

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has selected Ducommun (NYSE: DCO) to build fire control systems for the Naval Strike Missile, or NSM, an advanced weapon that Raytheon is offering for the U.S. Navy's over-the-horizon requirement for its littoral combat ships and future frigates.

The partnership will support manufacturing jobs at Ducommun's Berryville and Huntsville, Arkansas, operations.


HAIFA, Israel, September 5, 2017

Elbit Systems Awarded an Approximately $11 Million Contract to Provide an Integrated Maritime C4ISR System to an Asia-Pacific Navy

Based on advanced combat-proven C4ISR and sensor technologies, Elbit Systems continues to expand its C4ISR maritime activity with a system enabling full situational awareness and networked real-time force cooperation.

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded an approximately $11 million contract for the supply of an integrated maritime C4ISR system to an Asia-Pacific navy.

The contract, to be performed over a two-year period, will include interconnected coastal sensor towers, naval command centers and maritime C4I capabilities, as well as ongoing maintenance. The project will support commanders and other users (headquarters, command centers, coastal observation posts and vessels) throughout routine and special operations, and will also be used for training and simulation.


MADISON, Ala., Sept. 1, 2017

Tyonek Awarded $15.4M Contract to Support U.S. Coast Guard

TFab Defense Systems, LLC (TFD), a subsidiary of Tyonek Manufacturing Group, Inc. (TMG) and Tyonek Native Corporation (TNC), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Coast Guard to manufacture and deliver HC-144B Minotaur mission system operator consoles, aircraft integration kits, and spare parts to support U.S. Coast Guard aviation requirements. 

"We are excited to begin work with the U.S Coast Guard on this important program.  This is Tyonek'sfirst contract award from the Coast Guard and we look forward to a long-standing relationship with this customer," said Steve Adlich, President, TMG. "Our team is committed to the success of this mission and ready to support the complex manufacturing requirements of the HC-144B Minotaur program."


ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 29, 2017

IAP Wins $72 Million Contract for SEMA ISR Pilot and Flight Operations Support 

IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. announced that it won the U.S. Army's contract to provide support to ISR pilot and flight operations for the Fixed Wing Project Office overseas. The work supported by Avenge, Inc. and valued at $72million, will be performed under the Rapid Response Third Generation (R23G) contract vehicle.


FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 24, 2017

General Dynamics to Provide Cybersecurity and IT Support for the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command

Company will continue to assist the U.S. Navy with secure and accurate battlespace environmental forecasts to ensure mission success.

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded the Sustainment of Meteorology, Oceanographic and Geospatial Information and Services Programs, Systems and Information Systems contract from the U.S. Navy. The single award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a value of approximately $52 million over five years.


MARINETTE, Wis., Aug. 21, 2017

Lockheed Martin-Led Team Successfully Completes Builder's Trials for Littoral Combat Ship Little Rock (LCS 9)

The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team successfully completed the future USS Little Rock's (LCS 9) Builder's Trials on Aug. 17. The ship's sea trials were completed in Lake Michigan after a successful set of demonstrations which saw the fifth LCS 9 hit speeds over 40 knots.

"The Freedom-variant LCS plays a critical role in the U.S. Navy's fleet, and we are committed to getting Little Rock and her highly capable sister ships into combatant commanders' hands as quickly as possible,"  said Joe North, vice president of Littoral Ships and Systems. "These are complex vessels, and I'm proud of our workforce, who have the knowledge and expertise it takes to design, build and test these American warships."


GROTON, Conn., Aug. 18, 2017

General Dynamics Awarded $115 Million by U.S. Navy for Virginia-Class Submarine Work

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $115.3 million contract modification by the U.S. Navy to provide research and development and lead-yard services for Virginia-class nuclear-powered attack submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 15, 2017

Lockheed Martin Awarded Special Operations Forces Global Logistics Support Services Program

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been named prime contractor of U.S. Special Operations Command's (USSOCOM) next-generation logistics and sustainment support program.

The Special Operations Forces Global Logistics Support Services (SOF GLSS) program is the competitive follow-on contract to the Special Operations Forces Contractor Logistics Support Services (SOF CLSS) contract awarded in 2010 and managed by Lockheed Martin.


MANASSAS, Va., Aug. 13, 2017

Aurora Signs $499 Million Air Force Contract

Aurora Flight Sciences has been awarded a $499 millionindefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Air Force in support of the ASAPTR program. The competitively awarded Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research (ASAPTR) contract is to conduct research for affordable, revolutionary capabilities for the warfighter.

"ASAPTR builds on Aurora's work over the past decade as part of the AVIATR program," said Aurora Chairman and CEO John Langford. "Aurora's Research and Technology Division concentrates on the technologies of autonomy, electric propulsion, advanced manufacturing, multi-vehicle coordination, and advanced multi-dimensional optimization. All of these will be brought to bear for the Air Force through ASAPTR."


SAN DIEGO, Aug. 8, 2017

Cubic Wins Contract to Provide Simulation Services for the Royal Australian Navy

Cubic Global Defense to support Navy Synthetic Warfighting Centre with development and delivery of simulation-enabled training events

Cubic Global Defense (CGD), a business unit of Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB), today announced that Cubic Defence Australia has been selected as the primary contractor for the development and delivery of local and distributed simulation-enabled training events for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). The four-year contract, valued at approximately USD $7.11 million or AUD $9 million, provides a wide range of simulation planning, technical support and professional interactors to enhance RAN's multisite synthetic training events at the Navy Synthetic Warfighting Centre (NSWC).


ARCHBALD, Pa., Aug. 3, 2017

U.S. Navy Awards Lockheed Martin $26 Million Contract for Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds 

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $26.5 millioncontract award from the U.S. Navy to produce Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR).

The contract includes a base year order with options for four additional years. Under the contract, which extends ELGTR production into late 2019, Lockheed Martin will deliver ELGTRs and refurbish reusable shipping containers. Execution of the remaining options will extend LGTR production into 2023.


ORLANDO, Fla., July 27, 2017

Lockheed Martin Demonstrates New Anti-Ship Missile's Surface Ship Launch Capability

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully conducted the first-ever launch yesterday of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) surface-launch variant from a topside canister.

The flight test, at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, proved the missile's ability to conduct an angled launch from the newly designed topside canister, replicating a ship-launched environment. During the test, the LRASM, its Mk-114 booster and booster adapter ejected cleanly from the topside launcher using the same launch control and launch sequencer software currently employed by the Mk-41 Vertical Launch System (VLS).


HERNDON, Va., July 25, 2017

Artel Awarded DISA GNS Task Order To Procure Telecommunications Circuits In Support of the Defense Information Systems Network

Artel, LLC, has been awarded a contract to procure European telecommunications circuits in support of the Defense Information Systems Network.  This order was issued under the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Global Network Services (GNS) contract vehicle, of which Artel is one of only eight prime awardees.  Artel will use full-duplex Layer 3 circuits to deliver mission-critical backbone service in support of customer requirements.


GLASGOW, United Kingdom, July 25, 2017

Production Begins in Glasgow for the First Royal Navy Type 26 Global Combat Ship

BAE Systems welcomed Sir Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence, to its Glasgow shipyard to press the button to start production of the first of the new Type 26 Global Combat Ships for the UK Royal Navy. During his speech, the Defence Secretary unveiled the name of the first ship as Glasgow.


ORLANDO, Fla., July 19, 2017

U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin $37 Million For New JASSM®-ER Wing Design

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received an Undefinitized Contracting Action for $37.7 million from the U.S. Air Force for continued development of a new wing design for the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile – Extended Range (JASSM-ER).

The new wing design will add greater range to the cruise missile, which currently has a range of more than 500 nautical miles. Analysis on an enhanced wing design began in March 2016.


SHOREVIEW, Minn., July 18, 2017

TSI Awarded Multi-Million Dollar Contract from the U.S. Military for Respiratory Protection

TSI is pleased to announce that it will support U.S. Army Soldiers with the testing of their respiratory protective devices under a new $13 million contract

TSI Incorporated, a global leader in respirator fit testing instrumentation, is pleased to announce that it will support U.S. Army Soldiers with the testing of their respiratory protective devices under a new $13 million contract.

The contract calls for delivery of PortaCount® 8020M Protection Assessment Test Systems (PATS) to test for the proper donning and fit of CBRN gas masks worn by U.S. Soldiers. It also includes spare parts as well as upgrades of calibration facilities.


HOUSTON, July 13, 2017

KBRwyle to Support U.S. Army's Cargo Helicopter and Fixed Wing Aircraft

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that its global government services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded a three-year task order to provide programmatic support to the U.S. Army's Program Executive Office (PEO) for Aviation at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama. The Army awarded this cost-plus-fixed-fee task order under the Defense Systems Technical Area Task (DSTAT) contract.

KBRwyle will analyze, research, and develop deliverables, such as critical milestone documents, for PEO Aviation's Cargo Helicopter and Fixed Wing Project Management Offices.


DALLAS, July 11, 2017

Poland Selects Lockheed Martin's HIMARS Launcher for Homar Program for Exclusive Further Negotiations

The Polish Armament Group (PGZ) has selected Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for exclusive further negotiations to develop the Polish Homar program on the basis of the Lockheed Martin High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS).

The partnership will develop in-country defense technology modernization via transfer of technology, in-country production/manufacturing and future modernization.


HOUSTON, July 6, 2017

KBRwyle to Provide Technical Services for DoD Missile Defense Systems

KBR, Inc. (NYSE: KBR) announced today that KBR's global government services business, KBRwyle, has been awarded a $48 million three-year follow-on task order by the U.S. Army. KBRwyle will provide engineering, Foreign Military Sales (FMS), and project management support to Department of Defense (DoD) missile defense systems on the cost-plus-fixed-fee task order under the Defense Technical Information Center's Defense Systems Technical Area Task (DSTAT) contract.


HUNTSVILLE, Ala., July 04, 2017

Sikorsky Signs Five-Year Production Contract to Build Black Hawk Helicopters for U.S. Army 

The U.S. government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) company, today signed a five-year contract for 257 H-60 Black Hawk helicopters to be delivered to the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. The multi-year contract will yield significant savings for the U.S. government compared with purchasing the same quantity across five separate annual agreements.


LINKÖPING, Sweden, June 28, 2017

Saab Receives Order for NLAW 

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Swiss Federal Office for Defence Procurement, armasuisse, for deliveries of the Next generation Light Anti-Tank Weapon system (NLAW) to the Swiss Army. The order value amounts to BSEK 1,035 with deliveries during the period 2018-2021.

The order includes the supply of NLAW weapon systems, associated training equipment, such as drill rounds, indoor training simulators, and support and maintenance of the training equipment. Under a framework contract between Saab and armasuisse, orders can be placed for NLAW weapon systems and equipment during the period 2017-2030.


CARLSBAD, Calif., June 27, 2017

ViaSat Tripling MIDS JTRS Production Capabilities for U.S. Airborne Forces 

ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, has been awarded Lot 5 and Lot 5a contracts totaling $88.3 million from the U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) to provide Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) terminals to the U.S. Navy and Air Force. MIDS JTRS enhances battlefield communications for joint and coalition warfighters by providing the ability to communicate by voice, video and data with a line-of-sight, jam-resistant capability across ground, air and naval assets.


ARMONK, N.Y. and ROME, N.Y., June 23, 2017

U.S. Air Force Research Lab Taps IBM to Build Brain-Inspired AI Supercomputing System

Equal to 64 million neurons, new neurosynaptic supercomputing system will power complex AI tasks at unprecedented speed and energy efficiency

(NYSE: IBM) and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) today announced they are collaborating on a first-of-a-kind brain-inspired supercomputing system powered by a 64-chip array of the IBM TrueNorth Neurosynaptic System. The scalable platform IBM is building for AFRL will feature an end-to-end software ecosystem designed to enable deep neural-network learning and information discovery. The system's advanced pattern recognition and sensory processing power will be the equivalent of 64 million neurons and 16 billion synapses, while the processor component will consume the energy equivalent of a dim light bulb – a mere 10 watts to power.


MELVILLE, N.Y., June 19, 2017

United States Department of Defense Invests in RadPRO® Mobile Digital X-Ray Systems

RadPRO® SOLTUS® 100M Mobile Digital X-Ray System to be used by Army and Marines

 

When detecting and diagnosing injuries in the theater of war, two critical factors are time and accuracy. In response to these needs, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that the United States Department of Defense purchased from Virtual Imaging, Inc., a Canon company, over one hundred RadPRO SOLTUS 100M Mobile Digital X-Ray Systems (also referred to as the "Portable Digital Radiography System") for use by the United States Army. Offering high-resolution images through the inclusion of Canon Digital Radiography (DR) technology, the SOLTUS 100M Systems will provide deployed medical, special operations and mortuary affairs military units with a system that has received cybersecurity certification for the Risk Management Framework program of the United States Department of Defense and that is small and lightweight. Additionally, the Department of Defense has placed an order for SOLTUS 100M Systems for use by the United States Marine Corps, in an effort to standardize the healthcare system to help facilitate collaboration among trainers, operators and device maintainers throughout the military.


PARIS, June 19, 2017

Lockheed Martin, Tata Announce F-16 India Partnership

Landmark agreement supports F-16 Block 70 'Make in India' offer

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL) signed a landmark agreement affirming the companies intent to join hands to produce the F-16 Block 70 in India. The F-16 Block 70 is ideally suited to meet the Indian Air Force's single-engine fighter needs and this unmatched U.S.-Indian industry partnership directly supports India's initiative to develop private aerospace and defense manufacturing capacity in India.


TUCSON, Ariz., June 12, 2017

U.S. Army Awards Raytheon $116.4 Million Contract for Long-Range Precision Fires Technology Maturation and Risk Reduction

The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $116.4 million contract to enter the technological maturation and risk reduction phase of the Long-Range Precision Fires program.

LRPF is a new, longer-range surface-to-surface weapon that can defeat fixed land targets out to 499 kilometers which replaces the existing Army Tactical Missile System. Raytheon's LRPF solution, named DeepStrike:

  • fires two missiles from a single weapons pod
  • lowers costs and increases capacity
  • boosts range over current systems by more than 40 percent 

WASHINGTON, June 8, 2017

Gryphon Technologies Wins $49 Million Single Award Task Order Contract for Underway Replenishment (UNREP) Engineering Development & Support of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, CA Division (NSWC PHD) 

Gryphon Technologies, LC was awarded a competitively bid single award Task Order contract to provide engineering development & support for the Navy's new E-Stream and existing Underway Replenishment Systems.


N. BILLERICA, Mass., June 6, 2017

Passport Systems, Inc. Signs Letter of Intent For Sale of SmartScan 3D™ to Vietnamese Customs

Letter of Intent Outlines A 1 Billion USD Sale of 18 SmartScan 3D™ Scanners

Passport Systems, Inc. (Passport) today announced a major step forward in international cargo security, as the company signed a Letter of Intent with 216 Company JSC for the sale of 18 SmartScan 3D™ scanners to the General Department of Vietnam Customs. The SmartScan 3D™ scanners include the world's most advanced automated cargo inspection system, capable of detecting radiological threats -- even when shielded -- with unparalleled speed and accuracy.


KILLEEN, Texas, June 2, 2017

Apex Clean Energy Celebrates Delivery of Wind and Solar Power to Fort Hood

Represents largest-ever renewable energy procurement for U.S. military

Apex Clean Energy (Apex) today celebrated the final delivery of the largest renewable energy project serving the U.S. Army at Fort Hood. Drawing wind power from the 50.4 MW Cotton Plains Wind project in Floyd County, Texas, and solar power from the on-base 15.4 MWac Phantom Solar facility, the first hybrid renewable project to serve the Army will provide approximately half of the overall energy demands of Fort Hood while saving U.S. taxpayers $168 million over the 28-year life of the project.


ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 30, 2017

IAP Selected to Support $37 Billion U.S. Army Contract

IAP Worldwide Services, Inc. has joined the select group of Phase 1 awardees of the U.S. Army's Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) Program contract vehicle.  RS3 is a 10-year, Multiple Award, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) services contract, with a ceiling value of $37.4 billion.

Under RS3, IAP will provide customized solutions across the globe in a wide range of disciplines, including Engineering Support Services, Logistics, Education and Training, Research Development Test & Evaluation (RDT&E), and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR). IAP joins other tier-1 providers such as BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services Inc., Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., CGI Federal Inc., CSRA LLC, General Dynamics Global Force LLC, ManTech Advanced Systems International Inc., and SRI International on this marquis U.S. Army contract vehicle for supports Federal and State Government Agencies and Organizations.


PRINCETON, N.J., May 25, 2017

BANC3 Announces $37 Billion Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) Prime Contract Award

BANC3 is pleased to announce its selection as a prime contractor for the Department of the Army's $37.4 Billion Responsive Strategic Sourcing for Services (RS3) contract. RS3, with a period of performance of 10 years, covers professional services for government programs with Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) requirements. RS3 primary service areas include Engineering; Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E); Logistics; Acquisition and Strategic Planning; Education and Training Services.


RESTON, Va., May 23, 2017

Leidos Awarded Distributed Common Ground System - Navy Prime Technical Support Contract

Company to Continue to Provide Technical Expertise to the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command Systems Center Atlantic

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was awarded a prime contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center Atlantic to provide technical expertise to sustain and update Distributed Common Ground System – Navy (DCGS-N) Family of Systems (FoS). The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee contract has a one-year base period of performance, a single year option, and a total contract value of approximately $43 million if the option is exercised. Work will be performed primarily in Charleston, S.C., Suitland, Md., Norfolk, Va., San Diego, Calif., and Fallon, Nev.


FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 18, 2017

Marines Award $143 Million IT Contract to CSRA

CSRA Will Continue Providing Personnel and Payroll Services to USMC Technology Services Organization (TSO) Under 5-Year Contract

The United States Marine Corps' (USMC) Technology Services Organization (TSO) has awarded CSRA LLC, a subsidiary of CSRA Inc. (NYSE: CSRA) a 5-year, $143 million contract to provide IT support. CSRA has been the integrator of choice for the USMC TSO since 1989 – nearly 3 decades.


ORLANDO, Fla., May 15, 2017

Lockheed Martin to Deliver Sniper Pods for Kuwait Hornet Aircraft

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a delivery order from the U.S. Air Force to provide Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP) to the Kuwait Air Force for its F/A-18C/D Hornet aircraft.

The order was added under Lockheed Martin's existing foreign military sales indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract and includes 14 Sniper ATPs, spares, support equipment and integration. Pod deliveries will begin in 2018 to address urgent operational needs of the Kuwait Air Force.


TAMPA, Fla., May 15, 2017

Textron Systems Successfully Tests Fury® Against Moving Targets

Milestone Marks the Completion of the Fury Weapon's Development

SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES INDUSTRY CONFERENCE -- Textron Systems Weapon & Sensor Systems, a business of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today the successful testing of the Fury® lightweight precision guided glide munition against moving targets at Yuma Proving Grounds in Arizona. This test marks a significant milestone, as it marks the completion of the Fury weapon's development.


ORLANDO, Fla., May 9, 2017

Romania Air Force to Receive F-16 Fighting Falcon Training System

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will deliver a tailored simulation-based F-16 training environment for the Romanian Air Force (RoAF). The family of systems training system includes a comprehensive suite of full mission trainers and combat tactics trainers that can be networked together, aligning technologies to deliver advanced training while meeting affordability goals.


BLUE BELL, Pa., May 8, 2017

Unisys to Provide Raytheon With Upgraded Clearpath Forward™ Software for Global Patriot™ Solutions for Missile Defense

Enhanced Unisys software technology combines performance boost with unsurpassed security

Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that Raytheon Company has purchased new-generation Unisys ClearPath Forward technology for  its Global Patriot Solutions program for missile defense.

Raytheon will use the ClearPath Forward technology to develop software to help improve the performance of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System.


TEWSKBURY, Mass., May 2, 2017

Patriot Saves Lives by Downing More Than 100 Ballistic Missiles in Combat

Raytheon-made Guidance Enhanced Missile interceptor instrumental to recent engagements

Since Jan. 1, 2015, Raytheon’s Patriot™ integrated air and missile defense system has shot down more than 100 tactical ballistic missiles in combat operations around the world. More than 90 of those intercepts involved the low cost ...

Since Jan. 1, 2015, Raytheon's [NYSE: RTN] Patriot™ integrated air and missile defense system has shot down more than 100 tactical ballistic missiles in combat operations around the world. More than 90 of those intercepts involved the low cost Raytheon-made Guidance Enhanced Missile family of interceptors.


DALLAS, April 27, 2017

Lockheed Martin's Modernized TACMS Missile Aces Fifth Consecutive Flight Test

Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) modernized Tactical Missile System (TACMS) missile completed its fifth consecutive successful flight in a test at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

The TACMS missile used in this test, launched from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher, was cold-conditioned, and flew approximately 85 kilometers to the target. The test further confirmed that the missile functions as designed and meets the contract and performance requirements of the Engineering & Manufacturing Development (EMD) program.


SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 25, 2017

U.S. Navy's Fifth Lockheed Martin-Built MUOS Satellite Now Supporting Troops with Ultra High Frequency Communications

MUOS-5 Completes Global Military Cellular Network As Spare For Next-Generation Capabilities

The fifth Lockheed Martin (NYSE-LMT)-built Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-5) satellite is now delivering secure, beyond-line-of-sight communications to troops with legacy Ultra High Frequency (UHF) radios.

The U.S. Navy, working with Army Forces Strategic Command, configured one of MUOS-5's two communications payloads – its legacy UHF payload – to provide additional support for the Navy's legacy UHF satellite communications mission. Today, narrowband UHF communications is used by every Combatant Command in aircraft, ships, submarines, ground vehicles, as well as by troops in the field and special operations.


TIRAT CARMEL, Israel, April 19, 2017

MeMed Awarded $9.2m Contract by US Department of Defense

Funds will be used to complete the development of first ever point of care platform to distinguish bacterial from viral infections

MeMed Ltd. announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), a branch of the US Department of Defense (DoD). The contract, totaling up to $9.2M, will fund the completion of MeMed's pioneering point of care platform for distinguishing bacterial from viral infections.

"We are excited by this vote of confidence. DTRA's recognition of our work further positions MeMed as a world leader in immune-based diagnostics of infectious diseases,"  said Eran Eden, PhD, MeMed's CEO.  "This joint effort, and our growing collaboration with other international stakeholders from industry and government, will facilitate the global availability of our tests aimed at combating antimicrobial resistance."


CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 18, 2017

Eye In The Sky: UTC Aerospace Systems MS-177 Sensor Enables U.S. Military to See Farther Than Ever Before 

  • MS-177 successfully completes first flight test on Global Hawk.
  • Sensor will provide better image resolution over a longer range and greater coverage area per hour than any other ISR sensor in U.S. military inventory.

The U.S. military will soon be able to see airborne images at a greater distance and with greater clarity than ever before now that UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has successfully completed the first flight test of its new MS-177 long-range, multi-spectral imaging (MSI) sensor on the Northrop Grumman RQ-4B Global Hawk Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS). The test was held on February 8 at Northrop Grumman's Palmdale, California, facility.


WASHINGTON, April 12, 2017

Gryphon Technologies Wins $75.9 Million Single Award Contract for Engineering Support Services for Program Executive Office (PEO) Integrated Warfare Systems (IWS) 10.0 Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) Program Office

Gryphon Technologies, LC was awarded a competitively bid single award contract to provide engineering support services for the Navy's Ship Self Defense System.

"We are honored to be selected to provide engineering support to the Navy's integrated warfare and combat systems program,"  said P.J. Braden, founder of Gryphon Technologies. "Gryphon's team of professionals will provide technical support to the Navy so they can defend our homeland and keep our country safe."


YEHUD, Israel, April 11, 2017

Magal Signs a Cooperation Agreement with Dynamatic Technologies to Pursue Security Projects in India

Magal Security Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: MAGS) today announced that it has signed a cooperation agreement with Dynamatic Technologies Ltd. (NSE/BSE: DYNAMATECH), based in India.  This new cooperation aims to answer the increasing market demand in India for high-end security products and solutions for critical infrastructure. It also aims to provide combined integrated border management solutions (CIBMS) to address the challenges in securing India's borders.


OAKDALE, South Wales, April 5, 2017

General Dynamics UK Awarded £330 Million Contract to Develop Next-Generation Battlefield Network For British Army

General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited has been awarded a £330 million contract from the UK Ministry of Defence to design and develop the next-generation tactical communication and information system as the initial phase of the MORPHEUS programme.  The system will be used to plan, deploy, manage and monitor communications and information for the Army.  It will allow users to integrate new radios, applications and other system components faster and with greater ease.


FAIRFAX, Va., April 4, 2017

General Dynamics Selected to Provide Enterprise IT and Cloud Services to NATO

Contract represents a major milestone in NATO's adoption of cloud computing.

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a contract by the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCI Agency) to deliver the most significant upgrade to the organization's technical infrastructure in decades. The single-award contract has a potential value of $140 million over five years.


NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., April 3, 2017

U.S. Navy Awards Textron Systems for Two Common Unmanned Surface Vehicles (CUSV™)

Textron Systems Unmanned Systems, a business of Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT), announced today that it has received a $14.8 million contract to provide two additional fourth-generation CUSV™ vehicles for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) program. The U.S. Navy intends to use these two CUSV systems as part of their comprehensive Mine Counter Measure Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MCM USV) mission, which includes mine-hunting and potentially mine-neutralization, as well as mine-sweeping.


OKLAHOMA CITY, March 28, 2017

Honeywell Leads $243 Million Infrastructure Modernization Project at Tinker Air Force Base, Largest Performance Contract in Air Force History

Project is expected to save Air Force more than $626 million in energy and operational costs over the life of the contract

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and the U.S. Air Force this week announced a $243 million facility modernization project at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City that is expected to reduce energy consumption by 23 percent and save the base $20.5 million in energy and operational costs each year. It is the largest energy savings performance contract (ESPC) ever awarded by the Air Force. The project is a joint effort among Tinker, Honeywell, the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Headquarters Air Force Materiel Command and the Air Force Civil Engineer Center.


WALTHAM, Mass., March 23, 2017

QinetiQ North America Awarded Contract to Support Delivery of EMALS and AAG on the U.S. Navy's Next Aircraft Carrier

EMALS and AAG for future John F. Kennedy (CVN 79)

QinetiQ North America (QNA) confirmed a $41 Million definitized contract with General Atomics (GA) in San Diego, California, awarded in September 2016.  This follows the initial $16 Million contract announced in December 2015 and will be to deliver control hardware and software for the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and the Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) to be installed on the Navy's next aircraft carrier, the future John F. Kennedy (CVN 79).


WASHINGTON, March 21, 2017

Janus Global Operations Awarded Contract for an Unexploded Ordnance Clearance Project at the International Peacekeeping and Security Center, Ukraine

Janus Global Operations (JGO), an integrated stability operations firm and the world's largest demining company, has been awarded a contract to conduct clearance of unexploded ordnance in Yavoriv, Ukraine.

Assigned this task by the Joint Multinational Training Group-Ukraine, JGO will clear nearly 18 million square meters of "munitions and explosives of concern" and "material potentially presenting an explosive hazard" at the Yavoriv International Peacekeeping and Security Center (IPSC) training range located in western Ukraine.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 17, 2017

Vectrus Wins Maxwell Base Operations Support Re-compete Contrac

Vectrus Systems Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), was awarded a contract to provide base operations support services at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama. The contract has a potential seven year period of performance. Funds of $37 million are being obligated at the time of award for work to be completed by Mar. 30, 2018. This award is the re-compete of an existing contract the company has held since 2009.


VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., March 9, 2017

U.S. Air Force Awards Mythics a $293.2 Million ESLA for Oracle Products and Services 

Mythics, Inc., an award winning consulting firm, managed services provider and Platinum level member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), announced it has been awarded a $293,247,466 five-year enterprise software license agreement (ESLA) with the United States Air Force to provide Oracle products and services. The ESLA is designed to reduce costs by streamlining the procurement of Oracle technologies and will enable the Air Force to realize the full potential of Oracle technologies through effective tracking, deployment and use.


ISLE, Ill., March 9, 2017

Navistar Defense Awarded $475 Million to Support Allied Forces MRAP Requirements

Work includes new MaxxPro® production for Pakistan and MaxxPro® reset work for U.A.E.

The U.S. Army Contracting Command recently awarded Navistar Defense, LLC, two foreign military contracts valued at more than $475 million. The first is to produce and support 40 MaxxPro® Dash DXM™ Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles for Pakistan. The second is to reset, upgrade and support 1,085 long wheel base MaxxPro® MRAP Excess Defense Article vehicles for the United Arab Emirates.


HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 7, 2017

Hexagon Computer-Aided Dispatch System Achieves Initial Operational Capability with U.S. Marine Corps

The Marine Corps Consolidated Emergency Response System (CERS) program advances computer-aided dispatch project status

The U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Consolidated Emergency Response System (CERS) program received Initial Operational Capability (IOC) certification, declaring Hexagon's Intergraph Computer-Aided Dispatch (I/CAD) system is operational and meets the IOC CERS requirements. This important step in the system's implementation is part of the Full-Rate Production Decision Review, the last step in a rigorous implementation and approvals process.


GERMANTOWN, Md., March 6, 2017

Hughes Selected for General Atomics Aeronautical "Type-Certifiable" Predator B RPA Platform 

Next-generation SATCOM system for UK MOD Protector Programme

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that its Defense and Intelligence and Systems Division (DISD) has been awarded a contract by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to work with the company to provide satellite communications on the "Type-Certifiable" Predator® B (TCPB) Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) system, which provides the basis for the United Kingdom's Protector programme. A variant of the proven multi-mission Predator B, the new SkyGuardianTM aircraft will provide a next-generation capability, integrating enhanced safety and reliability systems that will enable RPA flight within civilian airspace, along with an increased payload capacity that will support a wide variety of mission sets.


DULLES, Va., Feb. 27, 2017

Raytheon Wins $128 Million Advanced Mobile Sensors Program

Company to operate and maintain forward-deployed radars

The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a four year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract known as "Mobile Sensors" valued up to $128 million. Raytheon will operate and maintain the Cobra King radar aboard the United States Naval Ship Howard O. Lorenzen (TAGM-25) and the Gray Star radar aboard the USNS Invincible (TAGM-24).


FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 21, 2017

General Dynamics Wins $155 Million Enterprise Communications Contract from Defense Intelligence Agency

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a task order by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to manage enterprise communications for the Combatant Commands and its subordinate units. The Enterprise Communications Services 2 (ECS2) contract has a five-year ordering period of $155 million and was awarded under DIA's Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise (E-SITE), multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract vehicle.


ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 21, 2017

Lockheed Martin Awarded U.S. Navy Contract for Full-Rate Production of Avionics Test System

Corporation will deliver 63 Electronic Consolidated Automated Support System stations as part of $166 million contract

The U.S. Navy has approved full rate production for Lockheed Martin's [NYSE:LMT] Electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS). Lockheed Martin is set to deliver 63 eCASS stations to the U.S. Navy as part of a $166 million contract.

The new eCASS technology has a smaller footprint than the legacy CASS and is faster and more reliable. Customers will be able to handle a larger workload with less equipment to ensure aircraft avionics are mission ready.


FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 16, 2017

General Dynamics Wins $170 Million Enterprise Cyber Network Defense Contract from Defense Intelligence Agency

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a task order by the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) to provide a wide range of cyber security services required to defend intelligence networks and systems for the Agency, Combatant Commands and various Military Services. The Enterprise Cyber Network Defense contract has a five-year ordering period of $170 million and was awarded under DIA's Enhanced Solutions for the Information Technology Enterprise (E-SITE), multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract vehicle.


GERMANTOWN, Md., Feb. 13, 2017

Hughes Demonstrates SATCOM Capability for Rotary Aircraft HD Video Transmissions

Beyond-Line-of-Sight Technology Builds Upon the Company's Flexible HM200 Modem to Provide Greater Situational Awareness

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, has announced that its Defense and Intelligence Systems Division (DISD) recently demonstrated a 360-degree Beyond-Line-of-Sight (BLoS) SATCOM capability transmitting HD video through rotating blades on a NorthStar Aviation 407 Multi-Role Attack Helicopter.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 13, 2017

U.S., Allies Invest $202 Million in Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System

New investment will sustain highly skilled U.S. jobs

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has begun work on enhancements to the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System that will make the system more capable, and improve Patriot's already high readiness.

The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the contract, which was funded by the 13 nations that rely on Patriot for their defense.  It was announced by the Department of Defense on Feb 1, and will sustain more than 500 highly skilled jobs across four U.S. states.


FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 6, 2017

General Dynamics Awarded Navy's Command N6 IT Support Contract

Company will provide state-of-the-art enterprise IT and cybersecurity services to various installations. 

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded the Commander Navy Installations Command (CNIC) N6 Information Technology Support contract to continue delivering enterprise-level IT services to SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic and CNIC. The single award contract has a potential value of approximately $70 million over three years.


HAIFA, Israel, February 6, 2017

Elbit Systems Subsidiary, Cyberbit, and Ni Cybersecurity, Launch Cybersecurity Training and Simulation Center in Japan 

Ni Cybersecurity brings market-leading Cyberbit Range platform to Japan, addressing the growing cybersecurity skill shortage before the 2020 Olympics

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that its subsidiary Cyberbit Ltd. ("Cyberbit"), was awarded a contract from Ni Cybersecurity Inc. ("Ni Cybersecurity"), the Japanese cybersecurity service provider,  to launch a unique cybersecurity training and simulation center in Tokyo powered by the Cyberbit Range platform.

Ni Cybersecurity will set up a training facility in Toranomon, Tokyo that will address these challenges by accelerating the certification of new cybersecurity experts and helping organizations improve the skills of their existing staff, focusing on government and finance organizations. The contract, in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed during 2017.


VANCOUVER, Jan. 31, 2017

MDA signs a Security Control Agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that the Company, together with its wholly-owned subsidiary, SSL MDA Holdings, Inc. based in San Francisco, CA, and the U.S. Department of Defense have executed the signing of a Security Control Agreement.

This completes an important step in the process to position the Company to more effectively pursue the U.S. Government space and defense markets.


RESTON, Va., Jan. 26, 2017

Defense Threat Reduction Agency Awards Leidos $17 Million Task Order

Company to Provide Modeling and Simulation Support Under the Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Joint Collaborative Analysis Model Contract

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was awarded a task order by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to provide modeling and simulation support to assess chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives (CBRNE) threats. The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee task order has a one-year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $17 million if both options are exercised. The task order was awarded under the Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction (CWMD) Research and Technology Development contract. Work will be performed primarily in San Diego, Calif., Fort Belvoir, Va., and Omaha, NE.


TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 23, 2017

U. S. Navy Awards Raytheon $235 Million For Standard Missile-6 Production

Latest contract ushers in fourth year of full-rate production 

The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company $235 million for Standard Missile-6 all-up round production missiles and spares.

Raytheon will begin delivery in 2018. The missiles will be deployed on Aegis cruisers and destroyers to support U.S. Navy fleet operations. The award funds the fourth year of full-rate production for the multi-mission missile, which recently accomplished significant testing milestones and achievements.


RESTON, Va., Jan. 18, 2017

U.S. Army Awards Leidos Simulation and Training Contract

Company Continues to Support Program Executive Office - Simulation, Training and Instrumentation

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Program Executive Office – Simulation, Training and Instrumentation. The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity delivery order has a one-year period of performance and a total contract value of approximately $22 million. The delivery order was awarded under the Synthetic Environment Core (SE Core) Common Virtual Environment Management (CVEM) contract. Work will be performed primarily in Orlando, Fla.


FORT CARSON, Colo., Jan. 17, 2017

U.S. Army Uses Wilderness Medicine to Train and Treat Elite Soldiers 

Stationed at Fort Carson, Maj. Hunter Winegarner Cares for Soldiers in the 10th Special Forces Airborne Unit Using the Soldier Centered Medical Home Model

The U.S. Army is part of the evolving field of wilderness medicine and offers opportunities for soldiers who have an interest and expertise in both medicine and the outdoors to pursue a challenging and unique career path. The Madigan Army Medical Center became the first medical treatment facility in the Department of the Defense (DoD) to offer a one-year Austere and Wilderness Medicine Fellowship. Maj. Hunter Winegarner, MD, a Special Forces Battalion surgeon stationed at Fort Carson, Colo., completed this Fellowship in 2014, which prepared him to treat and train the Army's elite soldiers.


SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 13, 2017

Air Force Selects Diligent to Facilitate Transition of COMSEC Tracking to Joint Program

Air Force Contract COMSEC/CCI awarded to Diligent Consulting Inc.

Diligent Consulting Inc.  (Diligent), announced today that they have been awarded the Air Force (AF) Communications Secure (COMSEC) and Controlled Cryptographic Items (CCI) Accountability and Tracking (COMSEC/CCI) Tool program, a $1,576,455 contract under the NETCENTS-2 Application Services Small Business IDIQ vehicle. www.diligent-us.com/contracts.

The Diligent team will be responsible for providing engineering, logistics, and technical support of the current conversion and development effort to implement an AF Module within the existing Army web-based Information Security Systems Program Application (ISSPA). The system will provide logistics intelligence and life-cycle documentation history for AF COMSEC/CCI asset visibility and accountability by serial number and software version.


DUBAI, UAE, January 10, 2017

Dubai Civil Defence Transforms Communications with Avaya Equinox

The Directorate General of Civil Defence, Dubai, has announced an agreement with Avaya to transform its communications capabilities and increase user satisfaction with the department's Smart Communication solutions for customer service. The solution will be developed to its full potential with Avaya Equinox to ensure that happiness of end-users is delivered, of citizens and residents that contact the department, and of employees and teams that need to collaborate to deliver on tasks and projects.


HAIFA, Israel, Jan. 8, 2017

Elbit Systems Brazilian Subsidiary, Ares, Awarded an Approximately $100 Million Framework Contract to Supply Remote Controlled Weapon Stations

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that a Brazilian subsidiary, Ares Aeroespacial e Defesa S.A. ("Ares"), was awarded a framework contract, in a total value of approximately $100 million, to supply 12.7/7.62 mm Remote Controlled Weapon Stations ("RCWS") to the Brazilian Army. The contract includes associated equipment and services. The RCWS, named REMAX, will be supplied over a five-year period. An initial production order, valued at approximately $7.5 million, has been received.


ANDOVER, Mass., Jan. 3, 2017

Patriot Nation Awards Raytheon More Than $600m to Upgrade Missile Defense System

Undisclosed country modernizes combat-proven Patriot technology

Raytheon's Global Patriot Solutions provide 13 countries, including five NATO nations around the globe with a combat-proven missile defense architecture that is continuously upgraded to keep ahead of evolving threats. Patriot is a long-range, ...

An undisclosed member of the 13 nations which owns and operates the combat-proven Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a direct commercial sales contract worth more than $600 million to upgrade the system to the most current configuration.


MONTVALE, N.J., Dec. 28, 2016

Micronet Receives $1,060,000 Continuous Purchase Order for its Recently Released TREQr5 Product from a Leading Fleet Management Solutions Provider 

- Order expected to be fulfilled in Q1 2017
- TREQr5 is ruggedized on-board computer optimized for Internet of Things and Fleet Management

Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MICT) announced today that its Mobile Resource Management (MRM) subsidiary Micronet, (via Micronet Inc., its fully owned subsidiary) received a continuous purchase order valued at approximately $1,060,000 for its recently released TREQr5 product from a leading fleet management solutions provider.


STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec 28, 2016

GomSpace Enters a Turn-key Contract with the Colombian Air Force

GomSpace ApS - a subsidiary of GS Sweden AB (the "Company") has entered a turn-key contract to deliver, launch and commission a satellite for the Colombian Air Force. The Earth observation satellite will be able to serve a wide range of applications such as studying land usage, planning urban development, detecting illegal crops, monitoring natural disaster effects, etc. The delivery of the satellite and launch will take place in the first quarter of 2018.


CENTRAL LAKE, Mich., Dec. 20, 2016

Armor Express Expands into the International Body Armor Market with Strategic Distribution Partner Network and Advanced Solutions Certified to NIJ .06 And German SK1 Standards

Central Lake Armor Express, Inc. ("Armor Express"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance body armor solutions, announced today updates regarding the Company's international market expansion. The announcement comes as the Company looks to better service the growing needs of law enforcement, government, military, and private security customers on a global basis.


MILAN, December 20, 2016

Italtel’s Transportable Data Centers Used by NATO for “Summer Tempest - Eagle Meteor 2016”

Italtel, a leading telecommunications company in Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), managed services and all-IP communication, today announced its transportable data centers at the NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Italy (NRDC - ITA) have been used for the first time during the "Summer Tempest - Eagle Meteor 2016" training exercise.

The exercise, which brought together several armies from member countries of the Atlantic Alliance, was managed by the NRDC-ITA, stationed in Solbiate Olona. The aim of the exercise was to test the Readiness Action Plan which requires armed forces to rapidly demonstrate deployment capabilities in complex operational scenarios, for both conflict needs and peace support operations.


PLANO, Texas, Dec. 16, 2016

U.S. Air Force Selects Raytheon F-16 Mission Computer

Provides F-16 next-generation high-speed computing and data networks

The U.S. Air Force selected Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to develop and produce its new F-16 Modular Mission Computer Upgrade. The new mission computer offers more than two times the current processing power and 40 times the current memory, equipping USAF pilots with near-fifth-generation aircraft computing power.

"The new mission computer is a game changer for the F-16," said Josh Cobbs, program manager, Electronic Warfare Systems for Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems. "The brain of the F-16, this mission computer can process more information faster, allowing the pilot to put weapons on targets with greater reliability."


ST. JOHN'S, Dec. 13, 2016

PAL Aerospace Is Pleased with the Contract Award from the Government of Canada to the C295 Team for Canada's Fixed Wing Search and Rescue Aircraft Replacement Program

PAL Aerospace is pleased with the Government of Canada announcement that the Fixed Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) Aircraft Replacement Program has been awarded to the C295 team. PAL Aerospace (an EIC company) is partnered with Airbus Defence and Space who were successful in the pursuit of Canada's FWSAR contract.

The Government of Canada has delivered upon its commitment to replace the aging CC-115 Buffalo and the CC-130 Hercules aircraft in an open, transparent and innovative procurement process. The Fixed Wing Search and Rescue contract will include a fleet of new Airbus C295W sensor-equipped aircraft and up to 20 years of In-Service Support.


DENVER, Dec. 12, 2016

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Air Force Move Forward with Ground System Upgrade to Support Contingency GPS III Operations

The U.S. Air Force approved Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) design to upgrade the current GPS satellite ground control system with new capabilities that will enable it to operate more powerful and accurate GPS III satellites.

The successful Critical Design Review (CDR) for the Contingency Operations (COps) contract, completed on November 17, gives Lockheed Martin a green light to proceed with software development and systems engineering to modify the existing GPS ground control system, called the Architecture Evolution Plan (AEP) Operational Control Segment. The AEP is currently maintained by Lockheed Martin and controls the 31 GPS IIR, IIR-M and IIF satellites in orbit today.


ROLLE, Switzerland, Dec. 6, 2016

Honeywell To Provide Advanced Navigation System To New British Armored Fighting Vehicles

British Army AJAX vehicles to be kept on target with Honeywell's TALIN inertial land navigation technology

Honeywell's (NYSE: HON) TALIN inertial land navigation technology has been selected for installation on the British Army's new AJAX armored fighting vehicles in development by General Dynamics Land Systems UK. TALIN is a battle-tested navigation solution that can improve mission success in difficult terrain by providing users with a lightweight and highly accurate laser guidance system.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 1, 2016

Lockheed Martin Advances Modernization of Current GPS Ground Control System for U.S. Air Force

CUP2 Operational Control Segment Upgrades Now Fully Operational

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed a major upgrade to modernize the current ground control system of the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation.

The Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Upgrade #2 (CUP2) project is the latest step in the Air Force's multi-year plan to refresh technology and transform the legacy Operational Control Segment – known as the Architecture Evolution Plan (AEP) -- into a modern, high-performance command and control system. On October 15, CUP2 became fully operational and began managing the 31 GPS IIR, IIR-M and IIF satellites that make up today's GPS constellation.


HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 29, 2016

U.S. Army Awards $36M Contract to Intergraph for Digital Records Management and Declassification Services

Contract work to include full software lifecycle support for over 64,000 users at the Army Records Management Declassification Agency

The Army Contracting Command at Ft. Dix, New Jersey, has awarded a base year plus two option year contract with a total contract amount of $36 million to Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS). IGS, as the prime contractor, will provide on-site technical services in support of the Army Records Management and Declassification Agency (RMDA) to analyze, declassify and manage digital records. IGS will also provide proven cyber security measures and full data center support of web-based applications accessed by over 64,000 worldwide Army users.


ANDOVER, Mass., Nov. 28, 2016

Raytheon Wins $225m Contract for Increased Patriot Missile Defense Capability

Undisclosed nation deepens investment in combat-proven technology

An undisclosed member of the 13-nation group that owns the combat-proven Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System has awarded Raytheon Company [NYSE: RTN] a $225 million direct commercial sales contract for additional capability. The contract was awarded on Oct 19.

"Our customer chose to continue investing in Patriot because Patriot saves lives," said Ralph Acaba, Raytheon vice president of Integrated Air and Missile Defense. "That added capability will strengthen our customer's protection against the evolving threats of tactical ballistic missiles, cruise missiles and enemy aircraft."


CENTRAL LAKE, Mich., Nov. 22, 2016

Armor Express Awarded Prestigious $93.8 Million ID/IQ Contract with the Department of Homeland Security

Thousands of officers from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, TSA, Federal Protective Service, U.S. Coast Guard, and FEMA to benefit from the most advanced body armor solutions

Central Lake Armor Express, Inc. ("Armor Express"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of high-performance body armor solutions, is proud to announce that the Company has been awarded a seven-year, $93.8 million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Under the terms of the contract (Solicitation #: HSBP1016R0004), Armor Express will provide its cutting-edge Razor™ Level IIIA ballistic system, along with four carriers specifically designed to support DHS requirements. Over 90,000 officers from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Federal Protective Service, U.S. Coast Guard, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) stand to benefit from this latest DHS award.


ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 15, 2016

Millennium Corporation Wins Prime Position On $248M B2S2 IDIQ For PEO IEW&S, And Is Awarded Task Orders 0001 And 0002 Totalling Over $35M

Millennium Corporation, an award-winning provider of professional services and technical solutions to the Federal marketplace, has been awarded a prime contract for Better Buying Support Services (B2S2) for Intelligence Electronic Warfare and Sensors (IEW&S). Millennium will share in the $248M cost-plus-fixed-fee IDIQ contract to acquire broad technical, program, operations, acquisition, and business services in support of the Army PEO IEW&S portfolio of C4ISR programs. As part of this award, Millennium was also selected as the prime contractor for Task Order 0001, support to Headquarters (HQ) PEO IEW&S, valued at $9.8M; and Task Order 0002, support to the Project Manager, Distributed Common Ground System – Army (DCGS-A), valued at $26M.


JOPLIN, Mo., Nov. 15, 2016

EaglePicher to Manufacture Batteries for Mission Extension Vehicle 

Orbital ATK has announced they are working on the first space Commercial Servicing Vehicle (CSV) for its MEV-1 (Mission Extension Vehicle) program.

This CSV will take control of the attitude and propulsion of an orbiting spacecraft and provide a servicing mission in order to extend the life of the satellite. In orbit, this CSV is expected to have a minimum lifespan of 15 years and will have the ability to service multiple satellites. It has a design similar to Orbital ATK's GEOstar, and will feature the ability to dock and undock using the existing features on customers' spacecraft.


VANCOUVER, Nov. 10, 2016

Avcorp Awarded Long-Term Production Contract from Fuji Heavy Industries

Avcorp to produce composite components for use with aircraft wings

Avcorp Industries Inc. (TSX: AVP) (the "Company", "Avcorp" or the "Avcorp Group") is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a long-term production contract with the Aerospace Company of Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. ("FHI"), a tier-one supplier to major original equipment manufacturers ("OEM") of commercial and defence aircraft around the world.

Avcorp will produce complex composite structural components for FHI that will be assembled for the Boeing 787 center wing box.  Avcorp, which will produce the components from its Composite Fabrication facility located in Gardena, California, expects that production volumes will grow by as much as 50% over historical supply rates.


ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 8, 2016

DCS Corporation Awarded Three U.S. Army Task Orders

To provide highly-capable, low-risk, proven mission systems, DCS and Millennium Corporation partner to support U.S. Army sensors and night vision work

Under their joint venture (DMJV), DCS and Millennium Corporation, announced today it received three competitively awarded task orders to support U.S. Army sensors and night vision work. Work on the task orders will be performed under the Warrior Enabling Broad Sensors (WEBS) contract and is valued at approximately $21 million.


HAIFA, Israel, Nov. 6, 2016

CYBERBIT, Elbit Systems' Subsidiary, to Provide Training and Simulation Platform to the New Cyber-Security Training Range of Maryland

The Cyber Security Training Range of Maryland is the first hands-on cyber-security training center for IT and SCADA security professionals in the U.S.

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems"), announced today that its subsidiary, CYBERBIT Ltd. ("CYBERBIT"), was awarded a contract to supply its CYBERBIT Range platform to the Cyber Security Training Range (CSTR) of Maryland, LLC, the first hands-on cyber-security training center for IT and SCADA security professionals in the U.S.


PHOENIX, Nov.1, 2016

Honeywell To Connect The Modern Battlefield With JetWave Satellite Communications Hardware

Global Xpress ‘SATCOM as a service opens up unprecedented global connectivity for military use

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has announced that it will offer high-speed, high-bandwidth satellite communications capabilities for military use. Inmarsat's Global Xpress "SATCOM as a Service" in-flight broadband service and Honeywell's JetWave™ satellite communications hardware work together to provide a consistent, high-speed, high-bandwidth connectivity experience for military users around the world, improving overall situational awareness and safety while allowing troops to communicate more effectively.


LONDON, Oct. 28, 2016

RAF Awards Raytheon UK £131 Million to Continue Sentinel Support

Company will manage surveillance aircraft programme at two locations

The Royal Air Force has awarded Raytheon U.K. a £131 million extension of its contract to manage support services for the Sentinel surveillance aircraft programme. The award extends the contract to 2021.

Raytheon will optimise the design, modification, configuration management and support aspects of Sentinel at RAF Waddington and at Raytheon's facility in Broughton, Wales.


SAINT-GERMAIN-EN-LAYE, France, Oct. 25, 2016

The German Navy Chooses iXblue's Inertial Technology to Upgrade Its Frigates

Signed in August 2016, the contract envisages the delivery of Marins M3 inertial navigation systems, as well as Netans N3 systems, for data processing and distribution.

iXblue, a French industrial group recognized worldwide for its inertial navigation and positioning equipment, will supply Marins M3 and Netans N3 systems to the German Navy, for the upgrade of four F123 Brandenburg-class frigates, and two F122 Bremen-class


WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 24, 2016

Boston Engineering Applies Robotics to NAVSEA Biofouling Contract

Boston Engineering today announced a new contract to improve the U.S. Navy's ability to prevent marine organisms from damaging the exterior of maritime vessels while they are docked. Boston Engineering's contract focuses on deploying a system to prevent and to remove marine biological fouling on the hulls of Ohio-class submarines during in-port periods.


ROMSEY, England, October 18, 2016

Roke Awarded Contract to Test Artificial Intelligence for the Royal Navy

Roke Manor Research (Roke) is set to demonstrate its cutting edge artificial intelligence software in a Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) sponsored maritime combat system demonstrator, as part of a third phase of work awarded by Dstl.

The new bio-inspired software is designed to help the Royal Navy quickly monitor and prioritise potential threats while at sea.


HALIFAX, Oct. 17, 2016

IMP Aerospace Awarded Chilean Navy Orion III (P-3 Modernization) Contract

IMP Aerospace announced that it has been awarded a contract by the Chilean Navy (ACH) following an international competitive bidding process for the service life extension, depot maintenance and avionics upgrade of their P-3 Orion Maritime Patrol Aircraft.  The ACH P-3 Orion aircraft play a critical role in detecting submarine threats, search and rescue, littoral/overland surveillance and economic zone and shipping lane protection.


AMSTERDAM, Oct. 4, 2016

Constellium Awarded Contract with TARDEC, the US Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center

Constellium N.V. (NYSE and Euronext: CSTM) announced today that it has been awarded a contract with TARDEC, the US Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center supporting the Combat Vehicle Prototype (CVP) platform.

Being awarded this contract helps demonstrate the expertise of Constellium in the defense market and confirms its growing position as a leading partner for aluminium armored vehicle solutions. Under the agreement, Constellium will supply TARDEC with KEIKOR® 2139 for its entire CVP integrated hull capsule.  KEIKOR® 2139 was previously selected for the successful CAMEL (Concept for Advanced Military Explosion-mitigating Land) program. KEIKOR® 2139's best-in-class blast performance combined with its superior armor piercing (AP) capabilities has proven to be the ideal material selection for TARDEC's next generation prototype fighting vehicle.


SAN ANTONIO, Oct. 3, 2016

AirTronic USA Awarded $9.7 Million in New Contracts for Defense Clients Worldwide

New contracts originating from the Asia Pacific and European regions have resulted in combined contract awards exceeding $9.7 million from Foreign Military Sales and Direct Commercial Sales. On September 30th 2016, AirTronic was awarded a $4.2 million contract for their renowned M203 40MM grenade launchers to support an Allied military customer. This news comes after a recent $5.5 million contract award originating from an Allied European military customer for their Precision Shoulder-fired Rocket Launcher (PSRL) and system-supporting accessories.


PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 27, 2016

Mikros Systems Awarded $3 Million Task Order to Support the U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program

Mikros Systems Corporation (OTCQB: MKRS), a provider of advanced maintenance monitoring solutions, announced today that it has received a $3 million task and delivery order from the U.S. Navy for production, logistics support and future development of its ADEPT® Distance Support Sensor Suite (ADSSS) Condition Based Maintenance (CBM) system for the Navy's Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The award is the first task and delivery order under the $48 million U.S. Navy indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded to Mikros Systems in September. The $48 million IDIQ contract covers multiple ship classes including the AEGIS class, a platform currently supported by Mikros Systems.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Sept. 26, 2016

Vectrus Awarded Prime Seat on Navy's Global Contingency Services Multiple Award Contract

Vectrus Systems Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), has been awarded one of five positions on the U.S. Navy's Global Contingency Services (GCS) Multiple Award Contract (MAC) II. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract was awarded by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific in Hawaii, and has an expected completion date of September 2024.


KIELCE, Poland, Sept. 20, 2016

Lockheed Martin Signs Letter of Intent with Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa

Further strengthening of Lockheed Martin's long-term commitment to Poland

Global aerospace and security company Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has signed a wide ranging Letter of Intent (LoI) with Poland's state owned defence company Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) which could lead to Poland's involvement in some of the world's most innovative defence and security programmes.


RESTON, Va., Sept. 16, 2016

U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command Awards Leidos Prime Contract 

Company to Provide Technical Solutions in Support of the Counter-Narcoterrorism Technology Program Office

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a science and technology solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command to provide technical solutions in support of the Counter-Narcoterrorism Technology Program Office (CNTPO). The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a two-year base period of performance, two option years, and a total programmatic contract ceiling of approximately $480 million for all awardees, if all options are exercised. Leidos is one of four contractors eligible to compete for work under the contract.


KIELCE, Poland, Sept. 13, 2016

Poland Announces it Will Officially Request Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System

On track to become 14th Patriot partner nation

Poland's government announced it will formally request the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) combat-proven Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense System from the United States government.


TEL AVIV, Israel, September 7, 2016

ICL Advanced Additives Wins $6.2M Contract from US Air Force for its Phos-Chek Firefighting Foams

Environmentally-responsible Phos-Chek will be produced by ICL's AA's Fire Safety Division

ICL (NYSE and TASE: ICL) today announced that its ICL Advanced Additives business unit ("ICL AA") was awarded a $6.2M contract from the US Air Force (USAF) to supply 418,000 gallons of ICL AA's Phos-Chek firefighting foam for firefighting vehicles and fire station foam stocks.

The USAF selected ICL AA's Phos-Chek product based on its reduced environmental impact as well as ICL AA's ability to meet stringent US military specifications and to provide favorable delivery and price terms. Phos-Chek is being produced for the USAF by ICL AA's Fire Safety Division and will be delivered over a ten-week period that began in late August.


MT. PLEASANT, S.C., Aug. 31, 2016

ORBIS Awarded 2 Year Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard (PHNSY) IDIQ/MAC for Touch Labor Support

ORBIS was awarded a two year IDIQ/MAC with PHNSY to provide skilled tradesman to the Shipyard.  PHNSY is located in Pearl Harbor Hawaii.  The Shipyard provides depot level maintenance for the Naval Submarines and Surface Ships located in the region.  The Shipyard has a robust work-load and has recently solicited for skilled craftsmen to help with their submarine work-load.


ALISO VIEJO, Calif, Aug. 31, 2016

Lockheed Martin Selects Microsemi's Master Reference Oscillators for the U.S. Air Force's Space Based Infrared System Satellite Program

Collaboration Between Microsemi and Lockheed Martin Continues with Fifth and Sixth Satellites

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the company was chosen to supply its master reference oscillator for the U.S. Air Force's Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) satellite program for which Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor.


THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Aug. 30, 2016

CB&I Announces Facilities Restoration and Modernization Contract at Arnold Air Force Base

CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has been awarded a multi-year contract with a value to CB&I of approximately $75 million by the Air Force Test Center at Arnold Air Force Base in Tullahoma, Tennessee. CB&I's scope of work includes plant and infrastructure sustainment, restoration and modernization to support the center's research, development, test and evaluation mission.  

"We are pleased to work with the Air Force Test Center and support its critical role in the U.S. Air Force," said Chip Ray, President of CB&I's Capital Services operating group. "This award underscores the innovative solutions CB&I provides to our customers in the Federal government and their confidence in our ability to execute."


PORTSMOUTH, R.I., Aug. 30, 2016

Raytheon - US Navy Collaboration Improves Mine Detection

Rhode Island undersea experts achieve enhanced results - on land and at sea

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) – Division Newport have enhanced Raytheon's AN/AQS-20A mine-hunting sonar for better performance and reliability, including higher-quality imaging of objects deep under the sea, improving the system's ability to identify and classify mines.


DULLES, Va., Aug. 23, 2016

Raytheon awarded up to $104 million to modernize ground controls for U.S. Air Force Global Hawk 

New mission control stations will enhance ISR capabilities

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a subcontract valued up to $104 million to modernize the ground segment for the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk autonomous aircraft. Raytheon partners with Northrop Grumman as the ground integrator for Global Hawk contracts.


WILLIAMSBURG, Va., Aug. 19, 2016

Tempus Applied Solutions Awarded Contract with U.S. Navy

Tempus to provide airborne and land-based training services to U.S. Navy

Tempus Applied Solutions (TAS) announced today that the Company was a team member to one of the successful offerors selected as a prime contractor on a United States Navy indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide airborne and land-based training support to various U.S. Navy combat units. The potential value of the contract is approximately $45 million over five years.


RESTON, Va., Aug. 16, 2016

Department of the Army Awards Leidos Prime Contract

Company to Provide Automated Installation Entry (AIE-3) Solutions to the Product Manager -- Force Protection Systems

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and infrastructure solutions company, was awarded the AIE-3 contract, a prime contract by the U.S. Department of the Army to provide automated installation entry solutions to the Product Manager – Force Protection Systems (PdM-FPS). The single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity firm fixed-price contract has a two-year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total contract value of $99 million if the options are exercised.


TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 12, 2016

US, Raytheon Go Three-For-Three in First Firing of AIM-9X Sidewinder from F-35 

Missile proves end-to-end capability on Joint Strike Fighter

The U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully test-fired three AIM-9X® Block I missiles from an F-35A aircraft at airborne targets, resulting in direct hits. The weapon is the first short-range, air-to-air missile to be used on the F-35.

"These tests validated the on-board communications and handoffs between the aircraft and the missile required to prosecute an aerial target,"  said Mark Justus, AIM-9X program director for Raytheon Missile Systems. "AIM-9X will help ensure our pilots and allies have the most reliable and effective weapons on the F-35. We look forward to the remaining flight test and integration work, leading to fielding of the AIM-9X on the most advanced fighter aircraft."


FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2016

The Guardian, Aerial Firefighting System, Successfully Completes Testing with Royal Thai Air Force

Following Caylym's successful adoption as the Containerized Aerial Fire Fighting System (CAFFS) of choice at the Romanian C-27J user's conference in May was the invitation from the Royal Thailand Air Force (RTAF) to demonstrate the Guardian's capabilities.

Like the U.S., many countries are searching for alternatives to respond to the increasing threat and destruction of wildfires. Billions of dollars are spent each year on prevention, fighting, restoring and dealing with secondary consequences of wildfires. The world is looking for solutions.


ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 8, 2016

DCS Corporation Awarded KC-46A Mission Planning Delivery Order

DCS announced today that the company was awarded an Engineering Change Proposal (ECP) for KC-46A Mission Planning under the Mobility Air Forces (MAF) Delivery Order on the U.S. Air Force's Mission Planning Enterprise Contract (MPEC) II. MPEC II provides aircraft mission planning systems for the United States Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps. Work on the MAF KC-46A ECP will occur over a twenty six-month period and is valued at approximately $7.9 million.


MARLBOROUGH, Mass., August 2, 2016

Raytheon to Service Swiss Radar Warning Receiver

Five-year commercial PBL contract with RUAG Switzerland Ltd. is first for the ALR-67(V)3

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has signed its first commercial performance based logistics contract with RUAG Switzerland Ltd., a five-year agreement to service the ALR-67(V)3, an advanced digital radar warning receiver, for the Swiss government. The ALR-67(V)3 warns F-18 pilots of potentially hostile activities, offering real-time situational awareness.


ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 1, 2016

Summit2Sea Awarded $26M DARPA Contract for Comptroller Systems Support

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) awarded the Comptroller business systems support contract for $28 million to Summit2Sea Consulting, LLC. Summit2Sea competed against multiple system integrators, including the incumbent, to win the contract based on their superior technical excellence rating. DARPA is one of the largest users of the Defense Agencies Initiative (DAI), a system based on Oracle- Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Oracle Business Intelligence (BI). Bryan Eckle, Summit2Sea's Senior Managing Consultant, states, "We are excited for the opportunity to support DARPA's critical research mission by improving financial management functions, streamlining business operations, and supplying leading edge technical expertise."


CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 26, 2016

Raytheon Developing Next-Generation Networking Technology to Allow Seamless Airborne Communications

Goal is for manned and unmanned aircraft to readily share information despite hostile environments

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is developing new technologies to allow the next generation of manned and unmanned flying vehicles to communicate seamlessly, even in hostile environments. Under two contracts totaling $9 million, Raytheon BBN Technologies will deliver new networking solutions as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Dynamic Network Adaptation for Mission Optimization program, or DyNAMO. 

The goal of DARPA's DyNAMO program is to allow pilots of different types of aircraft, with different sensor suites, to easily share information for a comprehensive view of the battlespace.


NORFOLK, Va., July 21, 2016

General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk Awarded $42 Million for USS Oak Hill Modification

General Dynamics NASSCO–Norfolk was awarded a $42 million cost-plus-award-fee modification to a previously awarded contract for the repair and alteration for the USS Oak Hill (LSD-51).

NASSCO–Norfolk will provide ship repair services including engine replacement/repairs, ballast tank preservation, habitability upgrades and close-in weapons system repairs. Work will be performed in Norfolk and is expected to be completed by April 2017.


LONDON, July 19, 2016

Raytheon, Kongsberg to Build Naval Strike Missiles and Launchers in United States

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Norway's Kongsberg Defence Systems are finalizing plans to assemble, integrate and test the Naval Strike Missile in the United States.  The two companies also plan to produce NSM launchers in the U.S.

"NSM production in America is the latest evolution of our decades-long relationship with Kongsberg,"  said Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence, Raytheon Missile Systems president. "We will assemble the missile and launchers in the same Raytheon factories where we produce many of the world's most advanced missiles and other weapons systems."


FARNBOROUGH, England, July 11, 2016

Sikorsky, PZL Mielec and PGZ Ink New Agreement for BLACK HAWK Co-Operation at Farnborough International Airshow

New relationship offers involvement in international BLACK HAWK helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul plus component development and supply for multiple platforms.

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), and its subsidiary PZL Mielec have today signed a memorandum of understanding with Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), one of the largest defence groups in Europe, under which PGZ companies would have significant involvement in the S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopter programme if Sikorsky and PZL Mielec are selected by the Polish government to provide a fleet of multirole helicopters.


RAF FAIRFORD, United Kingdom, July 12, 2016

F-35 Joint Program Office Awards Pratt & Whitney LRIP 10 Contract for F135 Engines

The U.S. Department of Defense awarded Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, a $1.5 billion low rate initial production (LRIP) contract for the tenth lot of F135 propulsion systems to power all three variants of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Combined with previous long lead and sustainment awards for this lot, the LRIP 10 contract now totals $1.95 billion. This tenth LRIP contract will cover 99 total engines, as well as program management, engineering support, production non-recurring efforts, spare modules and spare parts.


FARNBOROUGH, England, July 11, 2016

UTC Aerospace Systems to Deliver New Wheels and Brakes to U.S. Air Force for 475 F-15 Aircraft

New carbon brakes will provide four times longer brake life; boltless wheels to lower maintenance time and cost

UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp (NYSE: UTX), will deliver new wheels and brakes to the U.S. Air Force for 475 of its F-15 aircraft, with the first deliveries scheduled to begin in August.


SAN DIEGO, July 5, 2016

General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded Contract to Build Next Generation of U.S. Navy Fleet Oilers

General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for the detailed design and construction of the next generation of fleet oilers, the John Lewis class (TAO-205), previously known as the TAO(X). This contract is for the construction of six ships.

The first ship of the program was funded in the FY2016 budget, allowing engineering and design work to begin immediately. The U.S. Navy's FY2017 budget requests advance procurement for a second ship, with procurement expected to occur in FY2018


PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., June 30, 2016

Centerra Group, LLC Awarded Contract to Provide U.S. Navy Base Operations Support in Singapore 

The U.S. Navy awarded Centerra Group, LLC (Centerra) a contract to provide Base Operations Support services at multiple locations throughout the Republic of Singapore. Services under this program include air operations, including airfield operations and transient aircraft maintenance; supply chain and logistics services; military family housing maintenance and operation; maintenance and operation of facilities located at Sembawang Harbor and Paya Lebar Air Base; welfare, morale, and recreation services on behalf of U.S. military personnel; roads and grounds maintenance; pest control services; and vehicle and equipment maintenance. The eight-year, $72M contract commences Fiscal Year 2016 and is set to expire in 2024.


SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 27, 2016

Passed the Test: Lockheed Martin Q-53 Radar Demonstrates Counter-UAS Capability

Lockheed Martin-built radar shows multi-mission performance

The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) AN/TPQ-53 counterfire radar recently demonstrated its ability to identify and track unmanned aerial systems and pass that information to a command and control node, a key capability as the battlespace rapidly becomes more crowded with emerging air threats.

"The demonstration showed that the Q-53 radar can provide soldiers in combat real time awareness of air threats,"  said Rick Herodes, Q-53 program director, Lockheed Martin. "The inherent flexibility of the Q-53's active electronically scanned array (AESA) hardware architecture allows us to constantly evolve the Q-53's software to deal with emerging threats. This demonstration provided further verification that the Q-53 enables the warfighter to stay ahead of changing global threats."


CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., June 24, 2016

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches MUOS-5 Satellite for the US Air Force and US Navy

MUOS-5 completes the five-satellite constellation and acts as an on-orbit spare

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched the MUOS-5 satellite for the U.S. Navy. The rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex-41 June 24 at 10:30 a.m. EDT.

MUOS-5 is the final satellite in the five-satellite constellation, which provides warfighters with significantly improved and assured communications worldwide.


COPENHAGEN, Denmark, June 23, 2016

U.S. Navy Delivers First MH-60R Seahawk® Helicopters to Danish Defense

Danish Defense celebrated the delivery of its first three MH-60R Seahawk® helicopters by the U.S. Navy during a ceremony on June 6 in Copenhagen Harbor, Denmark. To mark the new additions to Danish Defense, the ceremony commenced with a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) MH-60R Seahawk helicopter landing aboard a Danish frigate of the Iver Huitfeldt class..


HALIFAX, June 20, 2016

IMP Aerospace Delivers Final P-3C Orion Aircraft with New Wings to the Royal Norwegian Air Force

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IMP Aerospace announced the delivery today of the final re-winged P-3 Orion aircraft to the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF), marking the successful completion of this multi-year program. These aircraft are very similar to the Canadian CP140 Aurora aircraft, which are also receiving new wings, as well as mission system upgrades as part of a mid-life upgrade being undertaken at IMP Aerospace under a separate contract.


ALBANY, Ga., June 7, 2016

US Marine Corps Awards Raytheon Up To $249 Million To Refurbish Vehicles

Engine and part rebuilds give Marines guaranteed reliability at half the cost of new

The U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Command has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) up to $249 million with options over five years for work on the Secondary Reparable, or SECREP program, rebuilding vehicle parts such as engines, transmissions and electronics. The Marine Corps takes delivery of the items at approximately half the price of buying new. The savings can be re-invested into Marine Corps logistics, helping to ensure the readiness of mission-essential vehicles.


SAN DIEGO, June 1, 2016

General Dynamics Awarded $106 Million Advance Procurement Contract for U.S. Navy's Fifth Expeditionary Mobile Base 

General Dynamics NASSCO, a subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a $106 million contract by the U.S. Navy to procure long lead time material and engineering support for the Expeditionary Mobile Base 5 (ESB-5), formerly known as the Mobile Landing Platform Afloat Forward Staging Base program.


ARLINGTON, Va., May 31, 2016

DRS Technologies and Autonomous Solutions Form Strategic Partnership to Develop Technology to Protect Troops From Roadside Explosives

DRS Technologies Inc., a Leonardo-Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has signed a strategic teaming agreement with Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI), a leading provider of robotic vehicle technologies, to develop automated solutions for the US military's route-clearance vehicles.


ORLANDO, Fla., May 26, 2016

Lockheed Martin Receives $321 Million to Continue LRASM Integration and Test Program 

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $321.8 million sole-source contract from the U.S. Navy for the continuation of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) integration and test phase.

The integration and test contract funds continuation of LRASM flight testing and integration onto the U.S. Air Force B-1B and the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F aircraft. LRASM early operational capability for the U.S. Air Force and Navy is expected in 2018 and 2019 respectively.


FAIRFAX, Va., May 24, 2016

General Dynamics Awarded Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support IT Services Contract

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a contract to provide information technology services and security assistance support to the Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP WSS) and Navy International Programs Office. The 48-month contract value is $46.7 million.

Under this contract, General Dynamics will provide the U.S. Navy with support for project, financial and logistical analysis and management; IT services; cooperative programs; and international training and educational programs. Work on the contract is being performed in Philadelphia, PA; Washington, D.C.; Pensacola, FL; andDayton, OH.


BURNABY, British Columbia, May 20, 2016

Saab to Supply KleinPilot to Great Lakes Pilotage Authority and U.S. Coast Guard

Defense and security company Saab has been awarded separate contracts from the Canadian Great Lakes Pilotage Authority and the Great Lakes Pilotage Division of the United States Coast Guard to upgrade their Great Lakes Pilot Management System to the latest version of Saab's KleinPilot.

The new KleinPilot system will replace the existing Saab supplied system installed in 2006. It will be used by the two organizations and the three U.S. Great Lakes pilotage associations to manage and coordinate the dispatch of marine pilots on the Great Lakes and automatically generate billing in accordance with the applicable tariffs. Saab will host and administer the shared system on behalf of the two organizations on a secure site to ensure the confidentiality of the parties and data.


DEVESLU, Romania, May 17, 2016

Aegis Ashore Certified: Navy Base Protecting Southern Europe from Missile Threats

Construction begins on second Aegis Ashore site in Europe will extend proven ballistic missile defense system protection to northern Europe

The first Aegis Ashore site in Europe, based on proven Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) technology, is now actively monitoring the skies of southern Europe for ballistic missile threats.

The U.S. Navy is operationally certified the Aegis Ashore site at Deveslu Air Force Base in Romania. This officially fulfills Phase II of the European Phased Adaptive Approach, a plan to protect deployed U.S. forces and our European allies from ballistic missile attack. This milestone was marked during a ceremony on May 12 in Romania. The certification, comes at the same time as construction commences at the second European Aegis Ashore site, in Poland.  A groundbreaking ceremony will be held in Poland on May 13.


FAIRFAX, Va., May 12, 2016

General Dynamics to Provide Enterprise IT Services to U.S. Army Europe

Company to support U.S. Army information technology requirements in Europe.

The General Services Administration awarded the United States Army Europe (USAREUR) Theater Mission Command Contract II (TMCC II) to General Dynamics. The company will deliver Information Technology (IT) services for sustainment support in garrison and deployed locations of Mission Command Networks and Systems supporting USAREUR, Joint, Coalition, and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) operations. The single-award task order was issued with a potential value of approximately $184 million for five years, if all options are exercised.


FORT WORTH, Texas, May 9, 2016

Elbit Systems of America Receives U.S. Navy Contract to Modify the NAVAIR Test Pilot School C-26 for ASTARS III Test and Evaluation Training

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, through its subsidiary M7 Aerospace, LLC, was awarded a $7.5 million Firm, Fixed Price contract by the US Navy to perform modifications on United States Naval Test Pilot School's (USNTPS) C-26 aircraft. Upgrades will be completed by September 2016 in San Antonio, Texas.


ARLINGTON, Va., May 6, 2016

Gibbs & Cox Awarded Navy Contract for Shock Engineering Support

Contract Continues Shock Engineering and Support to Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division from Leading Maritime Solutions Firm -

Gibbs & Cox, Inc., one of the world's leading independent naval architecture and marine engineering firms, has been awarded a contract by the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division (NSWC Philadelphia), for Shock Engineering and Analysis.

Gibbs & Cox will be supporting the Ship Systems Hardening Branch (Code 333) at NSWC Philadelphia. Code 333 serves as the Navy's Delegated Approval Authority for shipboard equipment shock. In this capacity, Code 333 provides technical services in the areas of vulnerability reduction, live fire test and evaluation support, and equipment shock hardening.


PRINCETON, N.J., May 3, 2016

Mikros Systems Navy and Commercial Customers Sign Up for Continued Hardware and Software Product Support

Mikros Systems Corporation (OTCQB: MKRS) announced today that the U.S. Navy and several of its commercial customers have recently signed new contracts and orders for continued support of Mikros hardware and software products.

Mikros produces advanced maintenance systems for the Navy, including the ADEPT Maintenance Automation Workstation and the ADSSS Condition Based Maintenance system for the Littoral Combat Ship.  To date over 200 ADEPT systems, produced at the Company's Manufacturing and Depot Center in Largo FL, have been delivered to the Navy and are in daily use for performance optimization of advanced radar systems.  This established production program continues to generate recurring revenues for logistics support of ADEPT, and the Navy has recently issued new Task Orders to Mikros to provide ongoing calibration, repair, training and engineering support services for the ADEPT systems deployed on Navy destroyers and cruisers.


CHANTILLY, Va., May 2, 2016

Vencore Awarded More Than $400 Million in Systems Engineering and Integration Work

Vencore, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a systems engineering program valued at more than $400 million to support a U.S. government agency.  Under this program, Vencore will develop and implement technical solutions that ensure rapid and efficient development, fielding, and evolution of increasingly complex and interoperable enterprise systems.


SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., April 26, 2016

Trust Automation Provides Vehicle Leveling Systems for Military Applications

Lockheed Martin's TPS-77 is a Highly Mobile Radar System

Trust Automation, Inc., known for custom military rated (MIL SPEC) actuators, actuation systems, motors, and controllers, will provide automatic vehicle leveling systems to Lockheed Martin in support of the mobile, long-range radars being built for the Republic of Latvia.

Trust Automation has custom designed and is manufacturing specific motion control and vehicle automation systems that will integrate with Lockheed Martin's TPS-77 Long-Range Radar System for use in air surveillance and to complement radar assets already in place. The TPS-77 strengthens defense capabilities of the National Armed Forces in Latvia and offers the ability to be highly mobile with rapid deployment.


OTTAWA, April 20, 2016

Canadian Firms Win Contracts to Support UK Type 26 Program

Ottawa-based engineering firm WR Davis is the first Canadian company to secure a manufacturing contract to provide key equipment to the UK's Type 26 Global Combat Ship program.

BAE Systems, the designer and manufacturer of this next generation anti-submarine warfare ship, has awarded the C$12m contract to WR Davis Engineering Ltd for the Uptake and Downtake elements of the ship's funnel and exhaust system for the first three Type 26 ships. These components are key elements of the engine and propulsion system in the new UK Royal Navy ships.


MONTVALE, N.J., April 19, 2016

Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. Awarded a Three Stage $5.8 Million Project for Computer Based Command and Control Defense Systems

- Company has received an order of first stage totalling $3.4 million
- Expects additional orders of $2.4 million during 2016
- Deliveries expected during fiscal years 2016 and 2017
- Order creates record backlog at Aerospace and Defense subsidiary

Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:MICT), announced today that its Aerospace and Defense (A&D) wholly owned subsidiary, Enertec Systems 2001 Ltd, was awarded a $5.8 million project for the production of computer-based Defense Command and Control systems. The customer – a multibillion dollar Israeli based Defense and Aerospace contractor – has also indicated that they expect to place the additional orders in 2016.


ARCHBALD, Pa., April 14, 2016

U.S. Navy Awards Lockheed Martin $25 Million Contract for Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a $25.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR).

Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will deliver ELGTRs, as well as refurbish reusable shipping containers and provide associated technical data, extending ELGTR production into late 2018. The award represents the last of four options under the $84.5 million ELGTR indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract received in 2013.


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 12, 2016

ATS Armor LLC Receives Order From Miami-Dade Police Department For 500 Active Shooter Kits 

ATS Armor LLC (wholly owned subsidiary of Achilles Technology Solutions, LLC [ATS]), a global designer and manufacturer of advanced, lightweight hard body armor, was selected to provide 500 Active Shooter Kits to the Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD).  The Active Shooter Kit consists of at least one front and one back torso stand-alone hard armor plate and a tactical carrying vest to be worn by the officers.


EAST HARTFORD, Conn., April 7, 2016

Pratt & Whitney, Italian Industry Sign Work Agreements for F-35 Lightning II 

Four key Italian suppliers selected to provide components for advanced F135 engines

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has awarded long-term agreement contracts valued at $17 million over 10 years to four key Italian aerospace suppliers – Aerea S.p.A., APR S.r.l., Mepit S.r.l. and NCM S.p.A. – to manufacture F135 engine components for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft.


HAIFA, Israel, April 5, 2016 

CYBERBIT™, Elbit Systems' Subsidiary, Awarded Contracts Valued at an Approximately $22 Million to Supply Intelligence and Cyber Systems to a Customer in Asia-Pacific 

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems"), announced today that its subsidiary, CYBERBIT Ltd. "CYBERBIT"), was awarded contracts to supply intelligence and cyber analysis and research systems for a country in Asia-Pacific for an aggregate amout of approximately $22 million. The systems will be supplied over a two- year period.

The systems to be supplied consist of CYBERBIT's WiT™ system, a highly advanced end-to-end intelligence and investigation solution, that supports every stage of the intelligence process, including the collection of the data from multiple sources, databases and sensors, processing of the information, supporting research, analysis and evaluation of the information with advanced analysis tools and disseminating the intelligence to the intended recipient.


WASHINGTON, April 1, 2016

Lockheed Martin-Led Team Awarded Contract to Build LCS 25

U.S. Navy exercises contract option to procure additional Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship

The U.S. Navy has awarded the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team a contract for one fully funded Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The contract award includes funding for seaframe construction, systems integration and testing.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 29, 2016  

Vectrus Announces Contract Modifications Worth $352 Million

Vectrus Systems Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC), has received a more than $329 million modification to the U.S. Army base operations and security support services contract in Kuwait. The modification runs through Dec. 28, 2016. The work will be conducted in the Kuwait area of operations. Army Contracting Command at Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity.


HEBRON, Ohio, March 28, 2016

ArmorSource Has Started to Provide Rifle Resistance Helmets to the German Police

ArmorSource LLC received in the end of 2015 an initial order for approximately 1,600 Rifle-resistance helmets, a product that provides extremely high protection, from the State Police of Saxonia, Germany. The helmet, model 'AS-600', designed to stop M-80 (7.62X51) bullet and fragments at velocity of 1000 m/s. Though it provides much more protection, the weight of the 'AS-600' completely loaded is only 3.2 lbs. (1.45 Kg.) for Large size, and 3 lbs. (1.35 Kg) for Medium size, same as the weight of a standard ACH Military helmet. Some of the helmets will come in a SWAT Team configuration that includes special retention and suspension systems, side Boltless (no screws) Picatiny rails, operational Velcro on top and NVG Shroud.


NORFOLK, Va., March 22, 2016  

Saab Rolls Out New Naval Radar in U.S. Market

Defense and security company Saab showcased its Sea Giraffe 1X naval radar for the first time at the Maritime Security East Conference in Norfolk, Virginia(March 21-23). Sea Giraffe 1X offers simultaneous surface and air surveillance capabilities, a growing need in the U.S. maritime security sector.

Sea Giraffe 1X is a 3D, active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar. The entire system weighs less than 650 pounds in total, making it suitable for smaller patrol ships. With no forced cooling requirements and a minimal number of line-replaceable units (LRUs), it requires little power or upkeep. All maintenance, including LRU repair, can be performed by low-level trained engineers.


SAN DIEGO, March 18, 2016

General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded Contract for Repair and Modernization of Amphibious and Combatant Ships

General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy to support amphibious warfare and surface combatant ships home-ported in the Port of San Diego. The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a total potential value of $1.32 billion among three awardees.


CADILLAC, Mich., March 14, 2016

AAR Awarded $49 Million Contract for U.S. Army Next Generation Automatic Test System Shelters

AAR (NYSE: AIR) has been awarded a contract for United States Army Next Generation Automatic Test System (NGATS) Shelters with a total contract ceiling valued at$49 million over five years. AAR has received a first delivery order valued at $2.5 million to include first article units for two shelter variants, as well as production units. The shelters will be designed by AAR Mobility Systems in Cadillac, Michigan; and produced at their Goldsboro, North Carolina facility.


HUNTSVILLE, Ala., March 14, 2016

Raytheon to Display Groundbreaking New Patriot Radar at the Winter Association of the United States Army Trade Show

Futuristic technology enables 360-degree capability to proven Patriot platform

The world's newest missile defense radar is gearing up for a road trip.  Raytheon Company [NYSE: RTN] funded, developed and built a new Gallium Nitride (GaN) powered Active Electronically Scanned Array main antenna for the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System.  Raytheon will exhibit its prototype Patriot full-scale, GaN-based AESA radar in the company's booth at the Association of the United States Army's Global Force Symposium and Exposition in Huntsville, Alabama, from March 15-17.


SAN DIEGO, March 8, 2016

General Dynamics NASSCO Awarded $157 Million for USS Essex Phased Maintenance Availability

General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a $156.5 million contract for a phased maintenance availability (PMA) aboard the USS Essex (LHD-2). General Dynamics NASSCO is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, Hawaii, Mar. 7, 2016

Raytheon Standard Missile-6 Successfully Hits Surface Target

SM-6 air defense interceptor proves surface-to-surface engagement capability

Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) successfully engaged a surface target -- the decommissioned USS Reuben James (FFG 57) -- in a recent flight test. The test was a demonstration of the U.S. Navy's concept of "distributed lethality," employing ships in dispersed formations to increase the offensive might of the surface force and enabling future options for the joint force commander. The USS John Paul Jones fired the SM-6 during the test; another Air Defense Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer was on station as the assist ship.


VIENNA, Va., March 1, 2016

Defense Information Systems Agency Awards Global Networking Contract to AT&T

AT&T has been awarded a position on the Defense Information Systems Agency's (DISA) Global Networking Services (GNS) contract. The award lets AT&T bid on and provide communications services to support GNS. DISA plans to spend $4.3 billion over 10 years to build a single global network that will work 10x faster than today's.

With a place on the contract, AT&T will have the opportunity to provide global networking services to DISA. AT&T will provide services like global and regional transport services, software-defined networking, Ethernet and network integration services.


LOUISVILLE, KY, March 1, 2016

Magellan Aerospace Announces Wire Strike Protection System™ Will Soon be Available for the Robinson R66 Helicopter

HeliExpo 2016 - Magellan Aerospace ("Magellan") announced today that a Wire Strike Protection System™ (WSPS™) will soon be available for the Robinson R66 helicopter platform with the anticipated issuance of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) in the first quarter of 2016.

The WSPS™ is designed to provide a measure of protection for helicopters in level flight in the event of an encounter with horizontally strung wires and cables, using the concept of guiding wires over the fuselage into high tensile steel cutting blades. The basic WSPS™ system is comprised of an upper cutter, lower cutter, and a windshield deflector.


SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2016

Romania Increases Inventory of Lockheed Martin Radars

Romania will gain greater situational awareness with two new TPS-77 radars under a contract agreement with Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). Like all next-generation radars made by Lockheed Martin, the company is planning to include innovative new Digital Array Row Tranceivers (DART), which lead to energy efficiency and greater performance for the Lockheed Martin suite of radars.

Romania and Lockheed Martin have a partnership that dates to 1995 and that includes more than two dozen ground-based radars. This latest agreement highlights Lockheed Martin's role to continually provide technology to meet its customers' missions.


WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2016

Raytheon Team to Deliver Next-Generation Jet Trainer

Finmeccanica, CAE USA and Honeywell join Raytheon to provide fully integrated solution

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is offering an integrated, next-generation training solution for the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Pilot Training competition. Raytheon, one of the world's preeminent training and avionics companies, is the prime contractor, with principal partners Finmeccanica, CAE USA and Honeywell Aerospace.


FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 16, 2016

General Dynamics to Help Secure German Bundeswehr's IT Networks

General Dynamics Mission Systems' partner QGroup received a contract from the Bundeswehr (German Federal Armed Forces) to deploy and maintain QTrust Server security appliances for their secure IT networks. QGroup´s QTrust Server is based on General Dynamics Mission Systems' PitBull Trusted Operating System (PitBull). The Bundeswehr, an alliance member of NATO, is the unified armed forces of Germany, responsible for military defensive activities.

Under this contract, General Dynamics Mission Systems and QGroup will provide capabilities that will improve the security of the Bundeswehr's infrastructure. General Dynamics' PitBull adds a new level of enhanced security to QGroup's QTrust product line.


RESTON, Va., Feb. 12, 2016

Serco Awarded $47 Million U.S. Navy Hazardous Materials Operations Contract

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services to the federal government, announced today that the Company has been awarded a hazardous materials (HAZMAT) inventory management contract with the U.S. Navy's Fleet Logistics Center San Diego.  Under this contract Serco will provide expert personnel for the procurement of HAZMAT materials in order to buy, track, stock and provide items on request across the Navy's Southwest Region. The five-year contract has a one-year base period and four one-year option periods, valued at $47 million, if all options are exercised.


FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Feb. 9, 2016

Telephonics Teams with Sierra Nevada Corporation on U.S. Marine Corps' Modi II

Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that it has received an $18 million manufacturing contract from Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) in support of approximately 580 MODI II Electronic Countermeasure (ECM) systems for the U.S. Marine Corps Marine Expeditionary Units. Modi II, an SNC design, is a man-pack ECM jammer which has industry-leading Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) metrics and is an exceptionally cost-effective, sustainable capability set.


GEDERA, Israel, February 8, 2016

TAT Technologies Reports Joint Venture Announcement

TAT Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: TATT) ("the Company"), a leading provider of services and products for the commercial and military aerospace and ground defense industries, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Engineering Holding of Moscow, Russia, to establish a new maintenance facility for heat exchangers. The new company, TAT-Engineering LLC, will be based in Novosibirsk's Tolmachevo airport.


VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2016

Raytheon Kill Vehicle Succeeds in Developmental Flight Test

Mission validates thruster redesign for enhanced ballistic missile defense

A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) successfully completed a data-gathering mission during a Missile Defense Agency flight test. The mission's objective was to observe in-flight performance of redesigned components and gain valuable information on evolving threat classes.

EKVs are designed to destroy incoming ballistic threats while they are still in space. As part of the MDA test of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, a ballistic missile target was launched and purposely not intercepted to demonstrate for maximum maneuvering and data collection.


CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 28, 2016

Apache AH-64E Guardian Helicopters to Include the ViaSat Link 16 Small Tactical Terminal in Production Aircraft

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has awarded ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, a contract for the production of approximately 90 Link 16 Small Tactical Terminals (STT) for the Lots 5 and 6 of the AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopter production line.


CAMBRIDGE, England, January 26, 2016

Cambridge Pixel's VSD Security Software Aids Threat Detection at Airports & Coastal Facilities

VSD software application integrates data from multiple radars and cameras, features radar and video tracking technology, track fusion, radar slew-to-cue and support for ship (AIS) and aircraft (ADS-B) transponder technology

Cambridge Pixel, an award-winning developer of radar display and tracking subsystems, has unveiled a security and surveillance display application, called VSD, designed to improve target detection at airports, airbases and coastal facilities such as harbours and naval bases.


TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 21, 2016

DARPA Taps Raytheon to Make Infantry Squads More Adaptive, Aware and Effective

$2.5 million contract to develop lightweight systems to enhance capabilities in complex environments

DARPA, the U.S. Department of Defense's advanced research and technology branch, has awarded a $2.5 million, Phase One contract to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to develop new technologies to boost the effectiveness and safety of infantry squads.

The contract was awarded under DARPA's Squad X Core Technologies (SXCT) program, which is designed to speed development of new, lightweight, integrated systems to give infantry squads greater awareness, adaptability and flexibility in complex environments. The program will also enable dismounted soldiers and marines to more easily understand and control their mission environments.


ONTARIO, Calif., Jan. 18, 2016

The Safariland Group Unveils Groundbreaking Armor at SHOT Show

Safariland continues to innovate with armor purpose-built for performance and comfort

The Safariland Group ('Safariland') today debuted the all-new Safariland® Armor collection, a complete line of ballistic panels and carriers built for performance. Designed to integrate together, to perform, move, flex and respond as the body does, delivering unprecedented protection, comfort and fit, the line is being revealed at the 2016 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, from January 19-22. By reinventing existing armor solutions from the ground-up, Safariland Armor will change the way officers think of and wear armor.


CHANTILLY, Va., Jan. 15, 2016

Vencore to Develop Advanced Cryptographic Obfuscation Techniques for DARPA

Work Will Drive Fundamental Advances in Software Security Principles

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), has awarded Vencore, Inc.'s research subsidiary, Vencore Labs, Inc., a $3.7 million contract as a prime contractor to deliver research and proof-of-concept implementations in the area of efficient program obfuscation.  The work will be performed as part of DARPA's SafeWare Program.


EINDHOVEN, Netherlands, Jan. 12, 2016

Pratt & Whitney and KMWE Sign Long Term Agreement for F135 Engine Components

Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has awarded a contract to KMWE / DutchAero to manufacture F135 engine components. The F135 engine is the propulsion system for the fifth generation F-35 Lightning II aircraft.

Located in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, precision component manufacturer KMWE, together with its subsidiary DutchAero, has received a 10-year long term procurement agreement for machined engine components. This agreement signals a strengthened relationship between Pratt & Whitney and  KMWE / DutchAero and positions KMWE / DutchAero well for follow-on F135 opportunities.


ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 7, 2016

Lockheed Martin Brings Color to the Apache Helicopter Cockpit with $54 Million U.S. Army Contract

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $54.3 million contract in December 2015 to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64E Apache helicopter, bringing color to the cockpit for the first time.

Under this contract, Lockheed Martin will produce 35 M-DSA kits and spares for the U.S. Army and the Qatar Emiri Air Force. Production will take place at Lockheed Martin's facilities in Orlando and Ocala, Florida, throughMarch 2019. A total of $54.3 million was obligated to Lockheed Martin through the Modernized Day Sensor Assembly (M-DSA) Phase 2 Lot 1 contract award with a total value not to exceed $130.6 million.


DALLAS, Jan. 5, 2016

Lockheed Martin Receives $528 Million THAAD Missile-Defense Contract

The Missile Defense Agency awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) a$528 million contract in December 2015 for production and delivery of interceptors for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. The new interceptors will support a growing number of U.S. Army THAAD units.

THAAD is a key element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), and is highly effective at protecting America's military, allied forces, citizen population centers and critical infrastructure from short- to medium-range ballistic missile attacks.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 4, 2016

Raytheon Awarded $255 Million for DDG 1002

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a$255,281,689 fixed-price-incentive firm target modification to a previously awarded contract to procure mission system equipment for the future USS Lyndon B. Johnson (DDG 1002). This contract modification includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this award to $349,243,022.


HAIFA, Israel, December 29, 2015

Elbit Systems Awarded Israeli Ministry of Defense Contract to Supply Airborne Electronic Warfare Systems Valued at Approximately $70 Million

The Systems, Developed and Manufactured by Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT - Elisra, Will  be Installed on Board all Types of Israeli Air Force Fighter Jets

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems"), announced today that it was awarded a contract by the Directorate of Production and Procurement of the Israeli Ministry of Defense ("IMOD") valued at approximately $70 million for the supply of Electronic Warfare (EW) systems. The systems, developed and manufactured by Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT - Elisra Ltd., to be delivered over a 5-year period, will be installed on board all types of Israeli Air Force fighter jets.


OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 24, 2015

All Systems Go - Lockheed Martin Canada Delivers Modern Combat System to Royal Canadian Navy

Signalling an exciting stage of maturity for the Royal Canadian Navy's Halifax Class Modernization (HCM) Project, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Canada is announcing several important program milestones.

The HCM project achieved First Article Acceptance - formal recognition that Lockheed Martin Canada's combat system design meets the Navy's performance requirements. First Article Acceptance was preceded by an extensive series of integration tests at the company's Maritime Advanced Training and Test Site in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.


HAIFA, Israel, December 22, 2015

Elbit Systems Provides RUAG Defence with an Advanced Cyber Security Simulator

Elbit Systems Ltd. ("Elbit Systems") (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, CYBERBIT Ltd. ("CYBERBIT"), was awarded a contract to provide the Switzerland-based company, RUAG Defence, with CYBERBIT's CyberShield - Cyber Security Trainer and Simulator (T&S). The contract is in an amount that is not material to either party, and the T&S will be supplied in the coming months.

The CyberShield Simulator enables users, individually or as a group, to detect, respond and prevent cyber attacks, while experiencing advanced up-to-date attacks under real network protection conditions. The simulator provided to RUAG Defence will also present various network protection scenarios, conduct follow-up debriefing and evaluate the results. The system will enable simultaneous training for multiple users on attacks directed at IT networks as well as industrial control networks (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition - SCADA) used in most utilities.


STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 16, 2015

General Dynamics Awarded $92 Million for Abrams Tank Production

 The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $92.2 million contract to upgrade M1A2 System Enhancement Package (SEP) v2 Abrams tanks to the M1A2 SEP Version 3 (v3) configuration. General Dynamics is working closely with the Army to improve the survivability, maintainability, fuel efficiency, power generation and network capability of its fleet of Abrams Main Battle Tanks.

"Projected for full rate production within the next two years, the Abrams M1A2 SEPv3 will provide the Army with the tank they need to dominate the battlefields of the future," said Donald Kotchman, vice president of Tracked Combat Vehicles for General Dynamics Land Systems.


WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Dec. 10, 2015

Enhanced PAC-3 Missile Intercepts Tactical Ballistic Missile Target

A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) missile successfully engaged and intercepted a tactical ballistic missile target today at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, as part of a U.S. Army-led missile defense test.

Two PAC-3 MSE missiles were launched to defend against the incoming target, with the first interceptor hitting the target, as planned.


BROCKTON, Mass., Dec. 10, 2015

Atrenne Integrated Solutions Provides Chassis for Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System (DVEPS)

Atrenne Integrated Solutions has been selected by a top defense company to supply Air Transport Rack (ATR) chassis for the Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System (DVEPS).  DVEPS provides helicopter pilots with improved visibility in degraded environments, allowing them to avoid obstacles during landing.

The rugged ATR enclosures are derivatives of the standard product 717 Series and the D2D-34TLA chassis; both available off-the-shelf from Atrenne. These chassis are key enabling components of a DVEPS solution that achieves unmatched performance in a reduced size, weight and power (SWAP) envelope.


WASHINGTON, Dec. 7, 2015

CenturyLink Awarded DHS EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated Service Expansion Contract 

Company to provide critical cybersecurity services to federal agencies

CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) was recently awarded a service expansion  contract from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide EINSTEIN 3 Accelerated (E3A) protections to U.S. federal civilian agencies that cannot access E3A services through their existing Internet service provider.

CenturyLink was previously awarded a contract to provide EINSTEIN cybersecurity protections to the company's customers in March 2013.


SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3, 2015

Full Coverage: U.S. Navy Accepts Fourth Lockheed Martin-Built MUOS Satellite for Secure Communications Network

MUOS-4 Completes Near-Global Network Coverage

Following the completion of successful on-orbit testing, on Nov. 30, the U.S. Navy accepted the fourth Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-built Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite.

Launched Sept. 2, MUOS-4 is the latest addition to a network of orbiting satellites and relay ground stations that is revolutionizing secure communications for mobile military forces. Users with operational MUOS terminals can seamlessly connect beyond line-of-sight around the world and into the Global Information Grid. MUOS' new commercial, cellular-based capabilities include simultaneous, crystal-clear voice, video and mission data, over a secure high-speed Internet Protocol-based system.


LONDON, Dec. 1, 2015

The Amphibious Armoured Platform by Iveco Defence Vehicles is Adopted by BAE Systems for the ACV 1.1 Program Development Contract Awarded by U.S. Marine Corps

CNH Industrial's Iveco Defence Vehicles will deliver its amphibious armoured platform to BAE Systems, which has been awarded with a contract for the Engineering, Manufacturing, Development (EMD) phase of the U.S. Marine Corps' Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 program.

In the framework of the contract for the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Development (EMD) phase of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 program recently awarded from the U.S. Marine Corps to the company, BAE Systems, along with teammate Iveco Defence Vehicles, will deliver a solution that will be built from the ground up to be an amphibious vehicle and will provide significant capability improvements to satisfy the Marine Corps' current and future needs.


SAINT-CLOUD, France, Nov. 25, 2015

Dassault Introduces Combined Vision System (CVS)

'FalconEye' is First HUD to Combine Real-World and Synthetic Views

Dassault Aviation introduced its proprietary Combined Vision System at NBAA's Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (BACE) which was held inLas Vegas, Nevada, last week.

The system, dubbed FalconEye, was presented on a Falcon 2000LXS on display at the show. The aircraft is a production model due to be delivered by year's end.


MILWAUKEE, Nov. 21, 2015

Milwaukee's Finest: U.S. Navy Commissions Newest Littoral Combat Ship

USS Milwaukee enters active service after ceremony in Wisconsin

The U.S. Navy commissioned the nation's fifth Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) – USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) – in Milwaukee today, officially placing the ship designed and constructed by a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)-led industry team into active service.

Milwaukee, the third Freedom-variant in the LCS class, successfully passed Acceptance Trials in September and was delivered to the U.S. Navy on October 16.

"The USS Milwaukee is a warship with capabilities unlike any others,"  said Stephanie C. Hill, vice president of Ship & Aviation Systems for Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training business. "The entire Lockheed Martin-led LCS industry team is proud to deliver USS Milwaukee to the crew who will bring this great ship to life to participate in the defense of our great nation."


WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 20, 2015

Spirit Begins Production of The Royal Australian Air Force's First P-8A

Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR) has begun production of the Royal Australian Air Force's (RAAF) first production P-8A aircraft. Spirit started production on the 737 military derivative in October. With major assembly now underway, the first unit is scheduled to deliver to Boeing in early 2016.

"Spirit is proud to be on the P-8A program providing this important capability to the Royal Australian Air Force,"  said Duane Hawkins, Spirit senior vice president of Boeing, Defense & Regional Jet Programs. "Spirit has a unique capability to build military specific aircraft in the same 737 commercial production line that is producing 42 airplanes a month. We are able to use decades of experience building the 737 on military derivative programs, which makes the P-8A more affordable and the highest quality possible."


MONTVALE, N.J., Nov. 17, 2015

Micronet Enertec Receives Initial $1.85 Million Order for the Development and Production of Mobile Command & Control Center

New Enertec Product Line With Anticipated International Demand

Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQCM: MICT), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Enertec Systems (2001) Ltd., has received an initial $1.85 million purchase order for the development and manufacture of a Mobile Command & Control Center from an Israeli Multinational Aerospace Contractor.  The centers will be used in rugged and difficult terrains for the control and monitoring of advanced weapon systems.


DENVER, Nov. 13, 2015

Lockheed Martin Persistent Threat Detection System Team Wins Aviation Week Award

Award recognizes team's commitment to sustaining PTDS program

The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) team was presented a 2015 Aviation Week Program Excellence Award for its role in sustaining the U.S. Army PTDS system.

PTDS is an Army aerostat-based system that serves as the U.S. Army's "eyes in the sky" – leveraging advanced sensors to provide intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and communications in support of forward-deployed troops.


ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 10, 2015

Lockheed Martin Receives $262 Million Contract to Sustain Sensors on Saudi Arabia's F-15 Fleet

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $262.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for sustainment of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's F-15 sensor suite. The sensor suite includes Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATP), LANTIRN Extended Range (ER) navigation pods and Infrared Search and Track (IRST) systems.

Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will collaborate with Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) to perform Sniper ATP and LANTIRN ER sustainment services as well as LANTIRN ER pod upgrades at the Sniper Expanded Repair Capability facility in Saudi Arabia. Lockheed Martin will support IRST sustainment at its IRST depot in Orlando, Florida.


MCKINNEY, Texas, Nov. 9, 2015

U.S. Army Turns to Raytheon to Support Aircraft for Foreign Nations 

Five-year Foreign Military Sales Systems Communications contract valued at up to $80 million

The U.S. Army Contracting Command awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide communications systems, support and training for aircraft made available to foreign nations through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) process. The five-year contract has a ceiling value of $80 million.


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Nov. 3, 2015

CH-53K Helicopter Achieves First Flight  

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX),  today announced the successful first flight of the U.S. Marine Corps' CH-53KKing Stallion heavy lift helicopter protoype, known as Engineering Development Model-1 (EDM-1). The 30-minute flight signals the beginning of a 2,000-hour flight test program using four test aircraft.

"EDM-1's first flight signifies another major milestone for the CH-53K helicopter program,"  said Mike Torok, Sikorsky's CH-53K Program Vice President. "Having independently tested the aircraft's many components and subsystems, including integrated system level testing on the Ground Test Vehicle, we are now moving on to begin full aircraft system qualification via the flight test program."


LONDON, Oct. 30, 2015

Defence Budget Cuts to Prompt More Upgrades in Airborne Electronic Warfare Programs

Advanced EW systems will find significant uptake when spending picks up, finds Frost & Sullivan

Rising aerial threat perceptions are prompting defence forces across the world to bolster their air defence capabilities with airborne electronic warfare (EW) systems. As budget constraints compel governments to defer major new procurement programs, upgrades of existing EW systems will be the bigger revenue stream till 2018. Once budget constraints ease, the fresh procurements/fleet replacements will feature new combat air platforms with modern EW systems. EW suppliers that can offer reduced hardware size, extensive threat identity database, and wider coverage are best poised to succeed.


PALO ALTO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2015

Communications & Power Industries Awarded $9.7 Million Contract For Aegis Radar Systems

The Econco Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) has been awarded a $9.7 million sole-source multiyear contract for the production of new power grid devices to support the U.S. Navy's Aegis radar systems.

The two-year, firm fixed-price contract was awarded by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime in Mechanicsburg, Pa.  Work on the contract will be completed in Woodland, Calif.


MOORESTOWN, N.J., Oct. 26, 2015

Lockheed Martin Awarded $784 Million Contract to Build Ballistic Missile Defense Radar

Missile Defense Agency Long Range Discrimination Radar Program Designed to Protect U.S. from Ballistic Missile Threats

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) awarded a team, led by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), a contract to develop, build and test the Long Range Discrimination Radar (LRDR). The radar system will support a layered ballistic missile defense strategy to protect the U.S. homeland from ballistic missile attacks.

The nine-year contract, with options, will have the potential contract value of approximately $784 million. Work on the contract will be primarily performed in New Jersey, Alaska, Alabama, Florida, and New York.


DENVER, Oct. 20, 2015

Lockheed Martin Upgrading System That Manages Virtually Everything Flown by U.S. Military Forces

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is upgrading the battle command system that directs flying operations for all airborne assets of the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps, including fighters, bombers, tankers, unmanned aerial vehicles, helicopters and cruise missiles.

The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a contract to update the Air Tasking Order Management System (ATOMS), which allows commanders to deploy air assets, execute air tasking orders and direct joint U.S. air operations through centralized planning.


ANNAPOLIS, Md., Oct. 19, 2015

TeleCommunication Systems Receives $91 Million Delivery Order from U.S. Army for SNAP Deployable Satellite Systems Sustainment

TCS Equipment and Support Contract Acquired under Army GTACS Contract Vehicle

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in secure and highly reliable wireless communications, today announced that it has received a delivery order from the U.S. Army for sustainment of the AN/TSC-198A SNAP (Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) and Non-classified Internet Protocol Router (NIPR) Access Point), Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs). The initial funded contract value is $18.6 million for the period from September 2015 throughSeptember 2018, and the ceiling contract value, including funded and unfunded amounts, is nearly $91 millionover the next three years, if all options are exercised.


ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 13, 2015

The Netherlands Chooses Lockheed Martin's Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod for F-16 Fleet

The Royal Netherlands Air Force selected Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) to equip its F-16 fleet, becoming the 21st international customer to acquire the multi-mission system.

The contract was awarded through the Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation and includes 29 Sniper ATPs as well as support equipment, training and sustainment. Pod deliveries will begin in the first quarter of 2016.


RIGA, Latvia and SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 9, 2015

Latvia Buys 3 TPS-77 Multi-Role Radars from Lockheed Martin

Purchase launches new highly mobile radar product

The Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) signed a contract for three TPS-77 Multi-Role Radars (MRR) for use in air surveillance and to complement radar assets already in place.

"Purchase of "TPS-77" MRRs will mean a huge investment in the strengthening of defence capabilities of National Armed Forces and gives us the chance to act accordingly to modern threats facing all NATO countries," emphasizes Minister of Defence of Latvia Raimonds Bergmanis.


FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 29, 2015

Lockheed Martin and Norwegian Armed Forces Celebrate Rollout of Norway's First F-35A

Ceremonies were held today at the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 production facility celebrating the rollout of the first F-35A Lightning II for the Norwegian Armed Forces. The event marked an important production milestone for the future of Norway's national defense.


HAIFA, Israel, September 28, 2015

Elbit Systems Awarded Approximately $70 Million Contract for the Supply of Intelligence Integrated Systems to a Latin American Country

The intelligence systems will be based on the Hermes [TM] 900 UAS and an innovative intelligence gathering system

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract from a customer in the Latin American region, in an amount of approximately $70 million, for the supply of intelligence integrated systems, for homeland security applications.


LONDON, Sept. 22, 2015

Lockheed Martin Awarded Desert Hawk 3 Contract from U.K. Ministry of Defence

Desert Hawk named as a Core U.K. Equipment Programme; system achieves full operational capability

The U.K. Ministry of Defence has awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a contract to support the Desert Hawk 3 programme and establish the small unmanned aerial system (UAS) as a Core Defence Capability.


EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 21, 2015

Pratt & Whitney, Netherlands Ministry of Defense Sign F135 Depot Activation Contract

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has signed a depot activation contract with the Netherlands Ministry of Defense (MOD) to establish a Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul, & Upgrade (MRO&U) capability for the F135 engine which powers the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft.


FORT WORTH, Texas, September 14, 2015

Elbit System of America Provides Airmen Advanced Solutions for Mission Success

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a global leader in improving aircraft situational awareness and combat readiness is showcasing its advanced avionics systems and innovative software solutions to the United States Air Force during the upcoming Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition at National Harbor, MD, onSeptember 14-16, 2015.

Each airman taking to the skies relies on his equipment to successfully complete the mission and come home safely. With decades of experience supplying advanced cockpit systems and supporting the USAF, Elbit Systems of America and their suite of avionics are depended on by many warfighters in their critical missions.


BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 10, 2015

iRobot Announces Defense & Security Orders Totaling $7.2 Million

iRobot Corp. (NASDAQ: IRBT), a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, today announced its Defense & Security business unit has received orders totaling$7.2 million from U.S. and international customers.

The orders include the delivery of spare parts and associated equipment, as well as the delivery of new robots ranging from the five-pound, compact and expandable 110 First Look®, the man-portable 310 SUGV, the multi-mission 510 PackBot® and the heavy duty 710 Kobra™.


KIELCE, Poland, Sept. 8, 2015

PCO of Poland, Raytheon Sign Letter of Intent for Surveillance, Targeting Systems Project

Work to focus on night vision devices and thermal weapon sights

Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems business signed a Letter of Intent with PCO S.A., Poland's leading manufacturer of optoelectronic devices and laser systems, to collaboratively develop soldier sensors.


ROMSEY, England, September 7, 2015

Canadian Armed Forces Selects Chemring Technology Solutions' Breach MC Radio Frequency Initiator

The Canadian Department of National Defence has selected Chemring Technology Solutions' Breach MC radio frequency initiator for use by the Canadian Armed Forces.

Breach MC will enable specialised groups, such as Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams, to remotely initiate explosive charges at close range for dismounted operations. Breach MC will be supplied via Canada-based distributor Deltic Group, with the contract valued at CAD 996,000.


LAKELAND, Fla., Sept 1, 2015

Draken Supports Multinational F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Exercise

Draken International, the leading global provider of contract air services, recently supported operational testing of the F-35 at Edwards Air Force Base by flying the company's A-4K fighter jets as simulated adversaries. The large force training exercise was initiated by the 323rd Test and Evaluation Squadron and supported by the Joint Strike Fighter Operational Test Team fromAug. 17-28. This was the first time any commercial air services company had provided adversary support for the F-35.

Draken flew as many as five of their A-4K aircraft at a time as adversaries in support of F-35 operational testing against both Royal Netherlands Air Force and Royal Air Force F-35A and F-35B aircraft as well as Royal Netherlands F-16 Vipers.


HAIFA, Israel, August 30, 2015

Elbit Systems' Cyber Subsidiary, CYBERBIT, Awarded Contracts by European and African Customers

Elbit Systems Ltd. ("Elbit Systems") (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT), announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, CYBERBIT Ltd. ("CYBERBIT"), was recently awarded two contracts. One of the contracts was awarded by the National Police of a European country, and the second contract was awarded by a law enforcement agency of an African country. Each of the contracts, which are in a total amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed over a two-year period.


CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 25, 2015

Viasat Security-System-On-A-Chip Leads The Way In Government Security For Combat Networking

Off-the-Shelf-based Security-System-on-a-Chip is First to Enable Link 16 Crypto Modernization; Enables Secure Interoperability with Legacy and Future Combat Networking Waveforms

ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, today announced the National Security Agency (NSA) recently certified its KOV-55 Security-System-on-a-Chip to secure voice and data up to the Top Secret level for Multifunctional Information Distribution System Low-Volume Terminals (MIDS LVT) operating over a Link 16 network. This is the first certification of its kind, paving the way for Link 16 crypto modernization to enable secure interoperability with legacy and future combat networking waveforms.


PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J., Aug. 21, 2015

Raytheon's Excalibur Ib Compatible With M198 Howitzer

Precision round can be fired from worldwide artillery platforms

The U.S. Army's Excalibur Program Office has determined that Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Excalibur Ib precision guided artillery round is fully compatible with the M198 howitzer when used with the Modular Artillery Charge System.

The compatibility allows allied military forces to use the world's only 155 mm precision munition when firing the M198 howitzer. Excalibur extends the M198's reach to 31 miles (50 kilometers) and provides an all-weather strike within 6 1/2 feet (2 meters) of the target.


ROSKILDE, Denmark, Aug. 18, 2015

Lockheed Martin and Weibel Scientific A/S Partner for Ballistic Missile Defense Project Execution

Team will design, develop, test and verify Weibel Gap-Filling Tracking Radar for use in regional and homeland defense

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Weibel Scientific A/S entered a partnership to apply Weibel's legacy in radar systems to ballistic missile defense (BMD) by creating the Gap-Filling Tracking Radar (GFTR).


RESTON, Va., Aug. 17, 2015

U.S. Army Awards Leidos Medical Research Contract

Solutions Company to Provide Medical Product Research and Development to the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a health, national security, and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army to provide medical product and research development to the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC). The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year base period of performance, five-one year options, and a total contract value of $900 million for all awardees, if all options are exercised. Leidos is one of four contractors eligible to compete for task orders under the contract. Work will be performed primarily in Frederick, Md.


HAIFA, Israel, August 3, 2015

Elbit Systems Awarded Contracts to Supply DIRCM Self-Protection Systems for European and Asian Customers

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems"), announced today that it recently was awarded two contracts for its MUSIC™ family of directed infra-red countermeasures (DIRCM) airborne multi-spectral self-protection systems, representing expansion of the customer base in this strategic business area for Elbit Systems. The first contract is a follow-on contract from an Asian country, to supply its mini MUSIC systems for the customer's Blackhawk helicopter fleet. This is the second order awarded by this customer this year. An additional order, received from a NATO member European country, calls for the supply of C-MUSIC systems. Both contracts will be performed during 2015 and are in amounts that are not material to Elbit Systems.


SAN DIEGO, July 31, 2015

Northrop Grumman-Developed Stealthy Data Link Validated as Combat Ready with US Marine Corps

Fifth-generation Multifunction Advanced Data Link allows coordinated tactics and integrated engagement in high-threat environments

With the U.S. Marine Corps achieving F-35B initial operating capability (IOC), the Multifunction Advanced Data Link (MADL) waveform developed by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been proven a key combat-ready capability of the F-35 Lightning II program.

MADL is a high-data-rate, directional communications link that allows fifth-generation aircraft to communicate and coordinate tactics covertly. During testing of the Lockheed Martin F-35, MADL exceeded 1,000 flight hours.


DALLAS, July 24, 2015

Lockheed Martin Receives $1.5 Billion Missile Interceptor Deal

United States and allied military forces are set to upgrade key missile defense capabilities under a new $1.5 billion contract for production and delivery of Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) missiles.

The contract includes PAC-3 and PAC-3 MSE interceptor deliveries for the U.S. Army, and Foreign Military Sales of PAC-3 interceptors, associated equipment and spares for the Republic of Korea, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Taiwan and the United Arab Emirates.


PITTSFIELD, Mass, July 23, 2015

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $20 Million to Continue Modernizing Submarine Tactical Weapons Systems

General Dynamics received a $20 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to continue modernizing the AN/BYG-1 Weapons Control System (WCS) Technology Insertion and Advanced Processing Build software for U. S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarines. The AN/BYG-1 software analyzes and tracks submarine and surface-ship contact information, providing tactical, situational awareness for submarine crews including the capability to target and employ torpedoes and missiles.


ATLANTA, July 21, 2015

DataPath to Provide WGS SATCOM Terminals to the Danish Ministry of Defense

FMS Contract Facilitated by U.S. Air Force

DataPath, Inc. a leading provider of remote field communications and information technology solutions to the aerospace, government, broadcast, and infrastructure markets announced today the company has been awarded a foreign military sales (FMS) contract worth nearly $6.5 million to supply WGS Satellite Communications (SATCOM) terminals with additional equipment and training to the Danish Defense Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO). The contract was facilitated by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center.


HARTFORD, Conn., July 20, 2015

United Technologies Announces Agreement to Sell Sikorsky Aircraft

  • Lockheed Martin to buy Sikorsky for $9 billion
  • Net proceeds expected to fund additional share repurchase
  • Transaction projected to close by year-end or in Q1 2016

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) today announced that it has reached an agreement to sell its Sikorsky Aircraft business to Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) for $9 billion in cash. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions and adjustments, is projected to close by year-end or in the first quarter of 2016. Proceeds from the sale are expected to be used to fund additional share repurchase to offset the earnings impact related to the sale.


POWAY, Calif., July 14, 2015

Core Systems Introduces FAA Compliant Aircraft Displays for Homeland Security

Core Systems Incorporated, a leading global provider of rugged computer solutions, announced it will be supplying FAA compliant display panels to support the Minotaur mission integration system, allowing multiple aircrafts to share information from multiple sources, providing a never before seen level of air, land, and sea domain awareness. As the Minotaur system evolves, it will provide even greater awareness for a greater number of users.


CHANDLER, Ariz., July 13, 2015

Bdatech Announced by United States Air Force Battlefield Airmen Special Projects Office (SPO) as Their Operational Control System (OCS) Solution

 Black Diamond Advanced Technology (BDATech) is proud to announce the selection of our Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) APEx Predator System by the United States Air Force Battlefield Airmen Special Projects Office (SPO) as their Operational Control System (OCS) solution. BDATech received the $48.1M, 5 year IDIQ contract on 6 July 2015 along with an initial order of 22 APEx Predator System kits for Operational Testing.  BDATech's APEx Predator System is planned to be fielded to all USAF Battlefield Airmen to include Tactical Air Control Party (TACP), Combat Control Teams (CCT),  Para Rescue (PJ) and Combat Weatherman.


HAIFA, Israel, July 2, 2015

Elbit Systems Awarded an Approximately US$150 Million Contract to Supply Advanced Systems to the Armed Forces of the Benelux Countries

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems"), announced today that its subsidiary, Elbit Systems Land and C4I Ltd., was awarded a contract from the Dutch Ministry of Defense, to supply advanced systems for the infantry soldiers in the Benelux countries - Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg. The contract, valued at approximately US$150 million, will be performed over a five-year period. Elbit Systems will serve as the program prime contractor and Thales Netherlands B.V ("Thales") will be its main sub-contractor. Other local companies will take part in the project, providing support and immediate response to the customer's needs.


CHANTILLY, Va., July 1, 2015

Vencore Labs Wins $4.8 million DARPA Award for Wireless Network Defense 

Work Will Significantly Enhance Security of Military Wireless Networks

Vencore, Inc. announced today that its applied research organization, Vencore Labs, was awarded a $4.8 million contract by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to protect wireless networks against attacks on the control plane, which includes the networking as well as the data link layers.

This work is the second phase of DARPA's Wireless Network Defense (WND) program.  Vencore Labs was also an awardee on the first phase, which was focused on technology development. During Phase 2, the focus will be on applying technologies developed during Phase 1 to heterogeneous wireless networks that are relevant to the U.S. military.


SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., June 25, 2015

Trust Automation Brings Dynamic And Innovative Engineering Capabilities To U.S. Army Missile Research Program

Trust Automation Contributes to AMRDEC's Development of Multi-Mission Launcher for today's complex and unconventional battlefields

Trust Automation contributes to the Multi-Mission Launcher (MML) in support of the Indirect Fire Protection Capability (IFPC) program led by the U.S. Army

Trust Automation, Inc., known for standard and custom motion and motor control systems and solutions, today announced their contribution to the design and development of the Multi-Mission Launcher (MML) in support of the Indirect Fire Protection Capability (IFPC) program led by the U.S. Army. Trust Automation brings their dynamic and innovative engineering capabilities to support military programs in today's complex and unconventional battlefields.


FAIRFAX, Va., June 26, 2015

U.S. Air Force Awards SRA with the NETCENTS 2 NetOps and App Services Contract

SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, announced the United States Air Force (USAF) awarded SRA two contracts under the Network Centric Solutions 2 (NETCENTS 2) multiple award vehicle


PARIS, June 23, 2015

Embraer Defense & Security sells five A-29 Super Tucano to the Ghana Air Force

Embraer Defense & Security and the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Ghana have signed a contract for the acquisition of five A-29 Super Tucano light attack and advanced training turboprops. The contract includes logistic support for the operation of these aircraft as well as the set-up of a training system for pilots and mechanics in Ghana that will provide the autonomy of the Ghana Air Force in preparing qualified personnel.


MCKINNEY, Texas, June 19, 2015

Navy Awards Raytheon Multi-Year Contract for AN/APY-10 Radars for P-8A Poseidons 

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a multi-year contract valued at $153 million to produce 53 maritime, littoral and overland surveillance radars for its fleet of Boeing P-8A Poseidon aircraft.

The AN/APY-10 delivers accurate and actionable information in all weather, day and night, for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, and for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. It offers a dedicated periscope detection mode, long-range detection and classification of maritime targets, and synthetic aperture for overland surveillance.


ORLANDO, Fla., June 16, 2015

Germany Announces MEADS Selection for Future Air and Missile Defense System

Selection makes Germany the first country to benefit from MEADS development

The German Federal Ministry of Defence has chosen the Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) as the basis for Taktisches Luftverteidigungssystem (TLVS), a next-generation network-based tactical air and missile defense system. It will replace Patriot air defense systems initially fielded in the 1980s.


PARIS AIR SHOW, Paris, June 15, 2015

Pratt & Whitney's F135 Engine Performs First Engine Start and Ground Run in the First F-35 Assembled Outside U.S.

Pratt & Whitney's F135 engine powering the F-35 Lightning II, successfully completed its first engine start and ground run in the first F-35 assembled outside ofthe United States. The event occurred June 2 at the Italian F-35 Final Assembly Check-Out (FACO) facility in Cameri, Italy supported by the joint team of Pratt and Whitney, Lockheed Martin, Finmeccanica-Alenia Aermacchi, and the Italian Ministry of Defense (MOD). Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.


ARCHBALD, Pa., June 9, 2015

U.S. Navy Awards Lockheed Martin $24 Million in Contracts for Cost-saving Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received $24.2 million in contracts from the U.S. Navy to produce Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR), a cost-effective alternative to using operational laser-guided bombs (LGB) during training.

ELGTR emulates the flight characteristics of PavewayTM II laser-guided weapon systems and presents pilots with the same information they would see in an actual mission.


TORRANCE, Ca, June 5, 2015

Physical Optics Corporation (POC) Awarded $7.1M Follow-On Production Contract from Naval Air Systems Command

To Supply Digital Data Set (DDS) Systems for Navy T-45 Aircraft

Physical Optics Corporation (POC) today announced it has received a follow-on Increment II production contract in the amount of $7.1 million from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Patuxent River, MD, for associated development, production and delivery of 31 Digital Data Set (DDS) Systems for the Navy’s T-45 trainer aircraft. Work begins in the Torrance, CA, facility immediately, and is to be completed by 5/31/17. With options for an additional 84 systems, the total contract value would exceed $18 million.


CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, Jun 2, 2015

Royal Thai Air Force Selects Cambridge Pixel for Air Defence Upgrade

The Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF) has selected Cambridge Pixel (www.cambridgepixel.com), a developer of radar display and tracking subsystems, to upgrade its air defence capability at several strategic sites across the country, including air force bases and training facilities.


SAN DIEGO, June 1, 2015

Northrop Grumman Completes US Navy CANES Shipboard Networking Milestone

Next-generation maritime C4I network design, development and limited deployment phase concluded

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has successfully completed the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) program's design, development and limited deployment phase for the U.S. Navy.

CANES is a programmatic and technical consolidation of five legacy shipboard network programs. CANES provides a modern, common computing environment across the fleet to upgrade cybersecurity, command and control, communications and intelligence (C4I) and streamline logistics.


NORFOLK, Va., May 20, 2015

General Dynamics NASSCO-Norfolk Awarded $36 Million for USS Mitscher Maintenance and Modification

General Dynamics NASSCO, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $36.4 million contract for maintenance, modernization, and repair of the USS Mitscher (DDG 57).


CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 22, 2015

UTC Aerospace Systems Provides Systems and Components for Historic S-97 RAIDER™ Aircraft

UTC Aerospace Systems is a major supplier on the historic Sikorsky Aircraft S-97 RAIDER™, which marked first flight at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida, facility today. UTC Aerospace Systems and Sikorsky are part of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).


WASHINGTON, May 19, 2015

Small Diameter Bomb II Program Achieves Milestone C Clearing the Way for Production

SDB II is an all-weather solution that continues to provide precision even in limited visibility scenarios.

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force successfully completed the Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) Milestone C decision briefing, paving the way for the program to enter low rate initial production.


NEWPORT NEWS, Va., May 18, 2015

ATAC Industry Partnership with US Navy Continues Through 2020

ATAC awarded 5-year, 20,000+ flight hour tactical airborne training contract

ATAC, a private company comprising the world's only operational corporate fleet of 25 supersonic fighter and attack aircraft plus 30 highly-qualified, former US military fighter instructor pilots, has been awarded a five-year, 20,000 flight-hour contract to provide live airborne adversary training, pilot training and threat simulation to address operational Fleet training requirements for the U.S. Navy.


MADRID, May 12, 2015

Denmark Selects General Dynamics European Land Systems' PIRANHA 5 for Armoured Personnel Carrier Replacement Program

General Dynamics European Land Systems S.L. (GDELS), through its Switzerland-based subsidiary GDELS-Mowag, has been notified by the Ministry of Defense of Denmarkthat the PIRANHA 5 Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle has been selected as the new armoured personnel carrier (APC) for the Danish Armed Forces.

The contract from the Danish Ministry of Defense will include the acquisition of a minimum of 206 new armoured personnel carriers, with the exact number to be determined at a later date.


MCLEAN, Va., May 7, 2015

SAIC Awarded $118.5 Million Task Order by U.S. Navy

Company to provide training support to U.S. Fleet Forces Command

The U.S. Navy awarded Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) a task order to provide fleet deployment training program support to the U.S. Fleet Forces Command. The single-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $118.5 million if all options are exercised. The task order was awarded under the SeaPort-e contracting vehicle, and most of this work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia and San Diego, California.


SAN DIEGO, May 5, 2015

RQ-4 Global Hawk Achieves Milestone C

The U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk high altitude, long endurance autonomous unmanned aircraft system (UAS) successfully completed Milestone C approval from the Defense Acquisition Executive. For the Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC)-built Global Hawk program, Milestone C is a key incremental step in the Department of Defense's acquisition process that enables the program to move forward with modernization activity.

The UAS achieved a predetermined level of software maturity and the ability to demonstrate operational interoperability with other relevant systems prior to Milestone C approval. Global Hawk maintains estimated costs within cost caps and has full program funding for the length of the Future Years Defense Program. The Milestone Decision Authority approved Global Hawk's updated Acquisition Strategy and Acquisition Program Baseline.


PALO ALTO, Calif., May 4, 2015

Communications & Power Industries Awarded $3.5 Million for Airborne Data Links and Ground Data Terminals 

The Malibu Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) has been awarded a production contract totaling more than $3.5 million to supply advanced antenna products, including dual-axis Ku-band ground and airborne data links, for a mid-altitude long endurance (MALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) platform.  CPI Malibu Division's vital advanced antenna products will support long-range intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions for a NATO country.


ORLANDO, Fla., April 28, 2015

$80 Million Training Contracts Awarded to Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin Advances C-130 Training Capabilities for U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) continues to advance C-130 aircrew and maintenance training under recent contract awards from the U.S. Air Force valued at more than$80 million. Contracts include the delivery of the following training solutions:

  • A C-130J Air Mobility Command (AMC) weapon systems trainer and C-130J AMC loadmaster part task trainer at Yokota Air Base in Yokota, Japan;
  • A KC-130J weapons systems trainer, spares, support equipment and technical data;
  • C-130 aircrew training system operations and maintenance services; and
  • C-130J Training System Support Center services

RESTON, Va., April 24, 2015

Serco Awarded $20 Million Single-Award IDIQ to Support U.S. Navy Price Fighters Program

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced the Company has been awarded a single-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) Price Fighters contract to provide cost, price and engineering analyses for the U.S. Navy. The contract has a $20 million ceiling value over a one-year base period and 3 one-year options plus a six-month option period.


WILMINGTON, Mass., April 21, 2015

Implant Sciences Receives Order for 66 Explosives Trace Detection Systems in Norway

QS-B220 wins major European tender to support new EU aviation security initiatives

Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) and drugs trace detection solutions for homeland security applications, today reported that the Company has received an order for 66 QS-B220 explosives trace detection systems in Norway. The systems, many of which have already been shipped, are scheduled to be deployed for passenger and baggage screening in an airport environment.


POOLE, England, April 20, 2015

Chemring Technology Solutions Launches World's First Interchangeable Handheld IED Detector for Both Wire and Metal

See GroundHunter MHDS at CT Expo, 21-22 April, London Olympia, Stand B30

Chemring Technology Solutions today launches GroundHunter MHDS, the world's first hand-held IED detector with interchangeable sensor heads for wire and metal detection.

GroundHunter MHDS (Multi-head Detection System) supports multiple sensor heads to enable search teams to respond quickly to changing scenarios, while the common user interface significantly reduces training burden. The lightweight system has a compact folding design, and allows multiple heads to be carried by a single operator for rapid reconfiguration.


ARLINGTON, Va., April 14, 2015

DRS Technologies Wins Access to $384 Million U.S. Navy Technology Insertion Hardware Contract

DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that it has won a U.S. Navy contract for the development, production and integration of electronic equipment for various classes of submarines.  The indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a potential value of more than $384 million.

The equipment for the technology insertion hardware program, or TIH, represents the latest generation of display, processor and network requirements for combat control and sonar systems.  The equipment will modernize and upgrade systems currently installed on SSN 688i, SSBN, SSGN, Seawolf, Virginia class and Royal Australian Navy Collins Class submarines. The contract also provides for the installation of initial systems for new Virginia class submarines.


WASHINGTON, April 9, 2015

Raytheon, Kongsberg Team on Naval Strike Missile

Agreement is next step in developing OASuW solutions

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Kongsberg have formed a teaming agreement for the Naval Strike Missile (NSM). The pact represents a second step in the companies' efforts to offer world-class Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare (OASuW) solutions to the many governments interested in this warfare mission.  Raytheon and Kongsberg formed a similar agreement last year to develop the Joint Strike Missile, the air-launched version of the NSM.


CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 7, 2015

UTC Aerospace Systems Awarded Contract to Provide Submarine Acoustic Windows for Naval Undersea Warfare Center

UTC Aerospace Systems has reached an agreement with the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center to provide high frequency acoustic windows for submarines. The five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract covers deliveries through 2020 to the U.S. Navy. Work will be performed by the Engineered Polymer Products (EPP) team in Jacksonville, Florida, which is part of UTC Aerospace Systems' Aerostructures business.  UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).


GROTON, Conn., April 3, 2015

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $33 Million for Nuclear Submarine Services

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a$32.6 million contract modification to perform nuclear-maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


FAIRFAX, Va., March 24, 2015

General Dynamics-built Digital Modular Radios Connect with Army PRC-155 Manpack Radio in MUOS Test Lab

The General Dynamics Mission Systems-built four-channel Digital Modular Radios (DMR) successfully completed a Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite communications test at the General Dynamics MUOS test facility in Scottsdale, Ariz. Using the MUOS satellite communications and ground station simulators, the DMR radio successfully completed voice calls and data transmission to and from the DMR to an Army AN/PRC-155 two-channel Manpack radio. DMR is the U.S. Navy's networking radio currently operating on many Navy vessels and on shore locations.


RIDGEFIELD, Conn., March 23, 2015

Owl Computing Technologies Secures Department Of Defense Network

Solution improves network awareness with new product offering

Owl Computing Technologies, Inc., a network security solutions provider, is proud to announce the launch of its Enterprise Packet Transfer Service (EPTS) for use in securing large, high-speed enterprise networks.

One of the first installations was for a U. S. Department of Defense command that had a need to perform meta-data analytics on the entire data stream traversing a ten gigabit network gateway.  Deployed in conjunction with Owl's patented DualDiode Technology®, the EPTS is now securely transferring high volume data in a constant, steady stream from an unclassified network to a classified network. Several additional deployments are planned.


WASHINGTON, March 17, 2015

Decision Sciences Awarded $2.1 Million U.S. Defense Department Contract for Portable Electronics Scanner

Decision Sciences International Corporation (DSIC), an advanced technology provider of security and detection systems, today announced it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) to build a new type of portable-electronics scanner for threat detection. The contract has an estimated value of$2.1 million.


GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 16, 2015

Sodexo Selected by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Bring Expertise in Medical Facilities Operations & Maintenance to DoD, under MATOC Award

Sodexo as prime contractor helps deliver commercial best practices in health care facilities management to DoD medical community; further expands Sodexo FM services into federal government

Sodexo, the leading provider of integrated facilities management (FM) and foodservice operations, announced today that it was selected as a prime contractor by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to support Department of Defense (DoD) medical facilities with operations and maintenance services worldwide. The five-year Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) has a ceiling value of $198 million and it is anticipated that Sodexo will bid and execute multiple Task Orders under this contracting vehicle. The award follows Sodexo's 2014 placement on the GSA Federal Supply Schedule FSC Group 03FAC for Facilities Management and Maintenance (GSA Schedule Contract GS-21F-060BA).


TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 9, 2015

TELDAT and Raytheon Move to Next Phase of Patriot Router Development

Polish defense industry successfully demonstrates advanced engineering capabilities

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and TELDAT successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) phase of their current contract to co-develop and co-produce advanced militarized routers for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense system. This milestone validates the capability of the TELDAT design to meet all Patriot system requirements and enables the company to transition into the manufacturing and design qualification phase of the program.


06 March 2015

Control Solutions

Today’s military needs a smaller/faster/lighter vehicle. Control Solutions is proud to offer a new lightweight gun turret for weight-critical applications.


MCLEAN, Va., March 5, 2015

SAIC Continues into Next Phase of Assault Amphibious Vehicle Survivability Upgrade

Company awarded contract by U.S. Marine Corps

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) Program Executive Officer – Land Systems (PEO-LS) exercised options under a prime contract awarded to Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) to perform initial upgrades to 10 Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) prototypes. Following this, additional options, if exercised, will lead to developmental testing and low rate initial production (LRIP) delivering 52 vehicles for operational test and evaluation and to USMC units.


NEW YORK, March 2, 2015

Imprimis, Inc. and root9b Awarded A $1.7M NORTHCOM Industrial Control System Cybersecurity Contract

NORAD-USNORTHCOM is the sponsoring defense agency for a$1.7M award through the Department of Defense Rapid Innovation Fund Program for an industrial control cyber security system to Imprimis, Inc. and root9B, a root9B Technologies Company (OTCQB: RTNB).


BANGALORE and MUMBAI, February 26, 2015

Mod Selects BEL-Rolta Consortium as a Development Agency for the Battlefield Management System Project

Navaratna PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), India's leading defence electronics company, and Rolta India Limited, a leading provider of innovative IT solutions for many vertical segments, today announced that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has selected the exclusive consortium of BEL and Rolta India Limited as a Development Agency for the Battlefield Management System (BMS) project worth over Rs. 50,000 crore. The BMS project, categorised as a "Make" programme under the DPP, will be one of the largest solutions to be indigenously manufactured for the Indian Defence.


RICHMOND, BC, Feb. 24, 2015

MDA to Help US Air Force Obtain Essential Information

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX:MDA), a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed contracts with a combined value of CA$6 million with Airbus Defense and Space to modernize the U.S. Air Force's (USAF) five Eagle Vision mobile ground stations. Once upgraded, the systems will be able to receive and process imagery from the RADARSAT-2 and RapidEye satellites and enhance the ability of USAF to provide near real-time in-theatre access to essential image data.


SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 23, 2015

Navy's Trident II D5 Missile Marks 155 Successful Test Flights

Missiles Developed by Lockheed Martin Demonstrate Continued Readiness

The U.S. Navy conducted successful test flights Feb. 22 of two Trident II D5 Fleet Ballistic Missiles built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]. This brings the D5 missile's record to 155 successful test flights since design completion in 1989, a 25-year-plus reliability record unmatched by any other large ballistic missile.


TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 17, 2015

Small Diameter Bomb II completes Live Fire Tests

Performance proves weapon's production readiness

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force completed two successful Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) all-up round live fire test flights that demonstrated the weapon's ability to detect, track and destroy moving targets.

The flight tests, which took place at the White Sands Missile Test Range, are the final flight events required prior to Milestone C and the start of Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP). Live warheads replaced telemetry payloads and completed the end-to-end tactical configuration that will be delivered to the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy.


ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 13, 2015

SBG Wins PMW 146 Contract for Operations and Maintenance of Navy Space Systems Command Communications Systems 

SBG Technology Solutions, one of the fastest growing and leading engineering and information technology service providers in the United States, recently won a multi-year contract with the Navy Program Executive Office Space Systems (PEO SS) to provide support services that include operational maintenance, logistics, training, development, system testing and evaluation, production support and integration of Navy, Joint Military, Foreign Military and Commercial communications systems, encrypted secure networks, and communication links under the responsibility of PMW 146.


LEEDS, England, February 6, 2015

Hesco Defensive Barriers Tested in Ukraine 

Recently nominated for an Exporter of the Year Award; Hesco Bastion Ltd further proves themselves as a global provider for immediate effective force protection at the National Guard Training facility in Novi Petrivtsi,Kiev on Monday.

The Interior Ministry of the Ukrainian Government; members of the Ukrainian Law Enforcement and the British Embassy were all present for a product demonstration and trial that took place on February 2nd 2015.


RESTON, Va., Feb. 5, 2015

Leidos Awarded Contract by North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Solutions Company to Provide Systems Engineering and Integration Support

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Communications and Information (NCI) Agency to provide systems engineering and integration support for the Ballistic Missile Defense Programme Office. The single-award firm-fixed-price contract has a four-year base period of performance, two one-year options plus one seven-month option, and a total contract value of $77 million if all options are exercised. The Ballistic Missile Defence (BMD) System Engineering, Integration and Test contract is a follow-on to the Active Layer Theater Ballistic Missile Defense (ALTBMD) contract. Work will be performed in The Hague, Netherlands.


CHICAGO, Feb. 3, 2015

AirTronic USA Announces New Teaming Agreement with Chemring Ordnance, Inc. for a Joint RPG-7 Solution

AirTronic USA is pleased to announce a new teaming agreement with Chemring Ordnance Inc. (COR) of Perry, Florida, to develop an array of U.S. manufactured RPG-7 rockets.  Research, development and testing will commence immediately, and will be coordinated by engineers and project managers from both companies.  The goal is to expedite development by capitalizing on the expertise of both organizations in preparation for production to begin in Q1 2016.  "We are very excited about this teaming arrangement with Chemring Ordnance.


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jan. 27, 2015

Northrop Grumman, US Missile Defense Agency Successfully Complete Command Cyber Readiness Inspection

Passing inspection signifies a facility and its networks compliant for cybersecurity

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) provided invaluable assistance for the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) Excellent rating from the Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) conducted on the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center (MDIOC) networks at Schriever Air Force Base.

The CCRI evaluates a site's compliance with information assurance and network defense policies and configuration standards for technologies as dictated by the Department of Defense (DOD) security technical implementation guide.


ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 22, 2015

DRS Technologies to Upgrade Navy Electronic Warfare E/A-18 Mission for U.S. and Australia with New Joint Tactical Terminal-Receiver System

DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has been awarded access to an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the production and delivery of up to 180 Joint Tactical Terminal-Receivers (JTT-R) for U.S. Navy and Australian EA-18G aircraft. The contract is valued up to $12 million and will include JTT-R production engineering, test set racks, fixtures and tooling.

The JTT-R is an ultra-high-frequency receiver that provides near real-time, over the horizon threat data for situational awareness and assessment, threat avoidance, targeting, mission planning and communications.


ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 21, 2015

Lockheed Martin Delivers First Enhanced Automated Testing Station For The U.S. Navy Aircraft Fleet

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered the first electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) to the U.S. Navy for maximizing aircraft readiness.

Sailors and Marines will use eCASS to troubleshoot and repair naval aircraft electronic components at sea and ashore, allowing them to return aircraft to operational status quickly and efficiently. The Navy expects to deploy eCASS on every U.S. aircraft carrier and at its Aircraft Intermediate Maintenance Depots.


REDONDO BEACH, California, Jan. 19, 2015

Japan Selects Northrop Grumman's E-2D Advanced Hawkeye and RQ-4 Global Hawk to Improve Intel Gathering Capabilities

The Japan Ministry of Defense has selected two Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) systems to enhance its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities.

Under a process known as type selection, the Japanese government chose the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning aircraft and the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system to help maintain the country's sovereignty.


NEWPORT NEWS, Va., Jan. 15, 2015

ATAC Deploys to NAS Jacksonville with 10 Fighter Aircraft to Support US Military Training

ATAC (Airborne Tactical Advantage Company), the U.S. leader in outsourced military tactical airborne training for over 19 years has been tasked to deploy once again to Jacksonville, Florida in support of the USS Bush and USS Roosevelt Carrier training in January and February 2015.  The event will mark the unusual occurrence of combining two Strike Carrier Battle Groups in a comprehensive training evolution supported by 10 aircraft from Airborne Tactical Advantage Company.  Pilots and crew from ATAC will provide hundreds of hours of airborne training for the surface crew and Air Wing crews embarked onboard the Navy ships.  This trusted and reliable service from ATAC enables current US Navy warfighters to deploy, having accomplished critical readiness training with the former warfighters that make up ATAC's cadre of pilots.


ANN ARBOR, Michigan, January 12, 2015

Arotech Power Systems Division Receives $17 Million in New Orders

Arotech Corporation (Nasdaq GM: ARTX) today announced that its Power Systems Division has recently received $17 million in new orders for batteries and power systems.

Approximately $10 million of the orders was from a foreign Defense Ministry for military batteries and chargers for tactical communication systems. The remaining $7 million was for batteries and chargers for a variety of customers. $1 million worth of the orders has already been delivered.


DULLES, Va., Jan. 9, 2015

Raytheon and General Dynamics Joint Venture Awarded U.S. Air Force Launch and Test Range Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded one of its most important space procurements, potentially a multi-billion-dollar contract to operate, maintain, and sustain launch ranges atFlorida's Space Coast and Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, to a joint venture of Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and General Dynamics.


HENDERSON, Nev., Jan. 6, 2015

K2 Energy Solutions to Supply a Fully Self-Contained Energy Storage System for the Naval Sea Systems (NAVSEA), Electromagnetic Rail Gun

K2 Energy Solutions Inc., (K2) today announced it will be providing an intermediate energy storage battery system for the Office of Naval Research (ONR) and the Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) electromagnetic rail gun as announced in the link below. K2 has received the first order against the contract.


HAIFA, Israel, January 5, 2015

Elbit Systems Awarded Approximately $100 Million Contract to Purchase New Firefighting Aircraft and Operate Firefighting Squadron

Elbit Systems Ltd.(NASDAQ and TASE:ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded an approximately $100 million contract from the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) to procure six new firefighting aircraft and operate the firefighting squadron, which will consist of a total of fourteen aircraft, including eight aircraft previously procured by Elbit Systems. The contract, to be performed over an eight-year period, also covers flight hours, infrastructure upgrade, maintenance, airstrip operation, handling of fire retardants and other aspects of operating the squadron.


ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Dec. 30, 2014

First U.S. Army Missile-Fighting Radar Blimp Airborne on East Coast

JLENS to defend D.C. from cruise missiles, drones, airplane threats

For the first time, the U.S. Army lofted a blimp equipped with a new cruise-missile and drone-fighting radar system high above rural Maryland. The system, made by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and known as JLENS, consists of two helium-filled aerostats, or tethered blimps, that float 10,000 feet above the ground and carry powerful radars.

"JLENS is strategically emplaced to help defend Washington D.C. and a Texas-sized portion of the East Coast from cruise missiles, drones and hostile aircraft," said Dave Gulla, vice president of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' Global Integrated Sensors business. "JLENS can detect potential threats at extremely long ranges, giving North American Aerospace Defense Command more time to make decisions and more space to react appropriately."


STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Dec. 26, 2014

General Dynamics Awarded $100 Million for Abrams Tank Production

General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $99.7 million follow-on contract for the procurement and production of Saudi M1A2 (M1A2S) Abrams tanks for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This modification is part of an existing contract to upgrade the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's fleet of tanks.


SAN DIEGO, Dec. 23, 2014

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $498 Million for Mobile Landing Platform Afloat Forward Staging Base

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $498 million contract for the detail design and construction of the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB). NASSCO is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


MADISON, Ala., Dec. 19, 2014

U.S. Air Force Selects Intergraph® Government Solutions for Scheduled Maintenance Program (SMP) Transformation

Air Force Materiel Command to transform F-15 SMPs using Maintenance Steering Group-3 practices

Intergraph® Government Solutions (IGS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Intergraph Corporation serving the U.S. federal market, was awarded a contract by the U.S. Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC) to transform the F-15 Eagle's Scheduled Maintenance Program (SMP) using Maintenance Steering Group-3 (MSG-3) practices. The contract is valued at $6.9 million if all options are exercised.


CAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, Dec. 16, 2014

Saab ATM Selects Cambridge Pixel's RadarView Software for SR-3 Airport Surface Movement Radar Integration

RadarView radar visualisation software used during development and deployment of Saab's SR-3 radar to assess output of ASTERIX CAT-240 video; now also used at airport installation sites for radar assessments, detailed integration and optimisation of SR-3 radar ahead of commissioning

Saab Air Traffic Management (ATM) (http://www.saabsensis.com), a global provider of advanced air traffic management sensors and systems, has selected Cambridge Pixel's RadarView radar visualisation software to support integration and optimisation of its SR-3 Airport Surface Movement Radar (SMR).


DALLAS, December 12, 2014

Smart Weapons Market Worth $6.1 Billion by 2020

According to a new market research report the "Smart Weapons Market by Product [Missiles (Anti-Tank, Anti-Aircraft, Standoff), Munitions (Guided Bombs & Target Pods), Guided Projectile (Artillery Shells & Mortar Rounds), Guided Rockets, Precision Guided Firearm)], Technology, Platform & Region - Forecast & Analysis to 2014 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the global smart weapons market is estimated to be around $3.8 Billion in 2014 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 8.21% from 2014 to 2020 to reach $6.1 Billion by 2020.


STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 9, 2014

Indian Navy Selects Sikorsky's S-70B SEAHAWK® Aircraft for Multi-Role Helicopter Requirement

The Indian Navy has selected Sikorsky's S-70B SEAHAWK(R) helicopter to fulfill the service's Multi-Role Helicopter requirement for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare.

India's Navy has selected Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), to fulfill the service's Multi-Role Helicopter requirement for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare (ASW/ASuW), among other maritime roles. Negotiations will now begin to procure 16 S-70B SEAHAWK® helicopters, with an option for eight additional aircraft, along with a complete logistics support and training program.


RESTON, Va., Dec. 4, 2014

Leidos Awarded Contract by Air Force Research Laboratory

Solutions Company to Provide Research, Development and Testing in Support of the Threat Warning and Countermeasures Program

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded a prime contract by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to provide research and development (R&D) and testing services in support of the Threat Warning and Countermeasures (TWCM) program for the AFRL Sensors Directorate. The single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity cost-plus fixed-fee contract has a six-year period of performance and a total contract value of approximately$49 million. Work will be performed at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.


HERNDON, Va., Dec. 2, 2014

Northrop Grumman Supports US Air Force Minuteman Missile Test Launch

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) recently supported the successful flight testing of the U.S. Air Force's Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) weapon system. The operational flight test was conducted as part of the Air Force Global Strike Command's Force Development Evaluation Program. This program demonstrates and supports assessment of the accuracy, availability and reliability of the Minuteman III weapon system.


ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Nov. 24, 2014

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems and Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. Partner on Modular Handgun System

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems and Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. are partnering to pursue the U.S. Army's Modular Handgun System (MHS) solicitation to replace the M9 standard Army sidearm.


WILMINGTON, Mass., Nov. 25, 2014

NATO Member Military Purchases 18 QS-H150 Explosives Trace Detectors from Implant Sciences

IMSC Handheld ETD's superior performance leads to selection in competitive bid

Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a leading manufacturer of explosives trace detection (ETD) and drugs trace detection solutions for homeland security applications, today announced the Company has won a competitive contract for 18 QS-H150s to be shipped to a county in the EMEA region (Europe, the Middle East and Africa). The country which made the purchase is a North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO) member nation and will use Implant Sciences' handheld explosive trace detectors in military applications.


LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 21, 2014

U.S. Air Force Tests First All-Electric Vehicle-to-Grid Fleet in the Nation

The Air Force unveiled the Federal Government's first non-tactical vehicle fleet composed entirely of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles at Los Angeles Air Force Base, home of the Space and Missile Systems Center, Friday, Nov. 14.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 18, 2014

Air & Missile Defense Radar Software - and Targets - on Track

Raytheon's accelerated milestone powered by Agile development

Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) first major software build for the new Air and Missile Defense Radar successfully tracked a simulated Anti-Air Warfare (AAW) target. The milestone verified the infrastructure and functionality of the AMDR software build, which was demonstrated less than eight months after contract award – an achievement made possible by the company's agile software development methodology. The AAW target tracking was demonstrated using the working software for the U.S. Navy during a recent Software Build Review.


WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Nov. 17, 2014

Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract to Supply New Mission Computer for Marine Corps H-1 Helicopter Upgrades

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a contract from Naval Air Systems Command to deliver its next-generation mission computer for the Marine Corps' H-1 helicopter upgrade program.

Under this contract, Northrop Grumman will provide FlightPro Gen III mission computers for the UH-1Y and AHâ��1Z  aircraft. These aircraft will be the first to benefit from the latest model in the FlightPro product line. Deliveries will be completed by October 2017.


MONTVALE, N.J., Nov. 11, 2014

Micronet Enertec Technologies Awarded $1.1 Million in Purchase Orders to Provide Computer Based Solutions for Critical Missile Defense Systems

Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQCM: MICT) (the "Company"), announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Enertec Systems 2001 Ltd, was awarded two purchase orders from a global aerospace corporation, for an aggregate amount of more than $1.1 million. One purchase order in the amount of $500,000 is for additional production units of the fire control computer for the newest version of an advanced missile defense system.


TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 7, 2014

US Air Force Awards Raytheon Contract For Griffin Missiles

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a not to exceed $85.5 million Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract for Griffin missiles and support. The first increment of the contract was funded at $32.5 million and orders are expected for missiles and engineering services over the life of the contract.

Raytheon will deliver Griffin A and B Block II/III missiles as well as test and support equipment under firm-fixed-price contract line item number along with engineering support under a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract line item number.

Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by Oct. 30, 2017. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.


BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 3, 2014

U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center And Lockheed Martin Announce Partnership Agreement

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and the U.S. Air Force Sustainment Center recently signed a partnership agreement that establishes a common framework and pre-negotiated terms and conditions for long-term partnership work efforts, thereby improving efficiency and readiness to support operations.

With this public-private agreement, Lockheed Martin is enabled to immediately execute specific implementation agreements with the Air Force Sustainment Center (AFSC) and their Air Logistics Complexes (ALCs), reducing costs and allowing for faster implementation of agreements.


ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 31, 2014

Binary Group Awarded Multiple Contracts to Optimize Resources and Financial Performance for the Army

Binary Group was recently awarded several Army contracts to help resource managers and financial management leaders optimize resources, improve financial performance, and increase staff proficiency and productivity. Contracts included supporting the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Financial Management & Comptroller, Fort Belvoir Garrison, Fort Myer Garrison, Fort Knox Network Enterprise Center, Army National Guard GA, and Fort Bliss Financial Management Sustainment Unit.


LONDON, Oct. 28, 2014

Raytheon and Thales to Upgrade UK MOD Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe Capability

The U.K. Ministry of Defence selected the Raytheon U.K., Thales U.K. team to conduct a one-year study into upgrading existing Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems to Mode 5, which will address NATO's requirement for a new standard of IFF across all platforms.


BALTIMORE, Oct. 28, 2014

Northrop Grumman Awarded Contract to Begin Low-Rate Initial Production of New Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar for the US Marine Corps

The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a $207,291,682 contract for low-rate initial production (LRIP) of AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) systems.

G/ATOR is the first ground-based multimission active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar to be developed by the Department of Defense (DOD). It provides air surveillance, air defense, ground weapon locating and air traffic control capabilities. Under Northrop Grumman funding, G/ATOR has also demonstrated its ability to reliably detect high-speed rocket and missile systems.


TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 20, 2014

US Navy Awards Raytheon $49.5 Million Enhanced Laser Maverick Production Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $49.5 million contract for production of new laser-guided Maverick missiles (AGM-65E2/L). The Navy also intends to exercise a contract option to purchase additional units bringing the total contract value to $54.9 million.

The Maverick weapon system, a U.S. Air Force (USAF)-led joint service program, is a forward firing, precision-guided, close air support missile. Maverick is effective against a wide variety of fixed, stationary, moving and maneuvering land and sea targets.


MARINETTE, Wis., Oct. 18, 2014

Lockheed Martin-Led Team Launches Future USS Detroit

The Lockheed Martin-led industry team launched the nation's seventh Littoral Combat Ship into the Menominee River on October 18. The future USS Detroit was formally christened prior to her launch by Mrs. Barbara Levin.

The seventh littoral combat ship, the future USS Detroit, was christened and launched into the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisconsin. Ship sponsor Mrs. Barbara Levin officially christened the ship by smashing a bottle of champagne across the bow.


ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014

High Definition Lockheed Martin Sensor Focuses On Flexibility

Lockheed Martin introduces new modular sensor to the mid-size turret market

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has developed a new high definition 15-inch sensor system called INFIRNO™. The sensor system's modular components can be removed and replaced in the field to meet changing mission requirements and reduce operation and maintenance costs.

INFIRNO is a turret-mounted system with high performing optical sensors that enable users to identify, track and engage multiple targets at long range and conduct intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.


ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 13, 2014

ATK Awarded $204 Million to Supply Range of Munitions to U.S. Army and International Allies

ATK's Munitions Capabilities Provide Continued International Growth

ATK (NYSE: ATK), a world-leading producer of ammunition, precision weapons and rocket motors, announced today that it has been awarded multiple contract awards with the U.S. government to supply non-U.S. standard ammunition (NSA) for the Department of Defense in support of international allies. The combination of awards received in August and September 2014 under ATK's Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity and Basic Ordering Agreement contracts total $203.7 million.


TEWSKBURY, Mass., Oct. 7, 2014

Raytheon Awarded Contract to Build New U.S. Air Force Radar

Exportable radar will detect drones, aircraft and missiles

The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $19.5 million contract for engineering and manufacturing development of a new expeditionary radar that will detect, identify and track drones, missiles and aircraft. The total contract, including all options, is currently estimated at $71.8 million and includes the procurement of an additional three radar systems, for a total of six radar systems and product support. The radar, called the Three Dimensional Expeditionary Long Range Radar, or 3DELRR, is one of the first programs under the DoD's Better Buying Power initiative to be designed for exportability, enabling U.S. forces, allies and security partners to benefit from the system.


REDONDO BEACH, Calif., Oct. 6, 2014

Northrop Grumman Debuts Three Low-Cost Terminals to Protect Nation's Warfighters, Advance Military Satellite Communications

Delivering on its commitment to protect the nation's warfighters with secure, affordable satellite communications in an increasing threat environment, Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) will feature three variants of protected low-cost terminals (LCTs) at MILCOM 2014.


EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014

Northrop Grumman Advances Unmanned Systems Capabilities for Maritime Missions 

Innovative unmanned systems program moves forward to Phase II

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is developing new, advanced unmanned systems to support the Department of Defense's capability to deploy global persistent intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance (ISR) and strike capabilities in a faster and more cost-effective way.


NEW DELHI, Sept. 29, 2014

Honeywell and Tata Power SED Sign Landmark Agreement for India's Defense Industry

"Technology transfer" agreement enables Tata Power SED to produce Honeywell's TALIN navigation system under license

Inertial land navigation technology to be produced in India for the first time

Honeywell Aerospace (NYSE: HON) has signed a licensing agreement with Tata Power's Strategic Engineering Division (SED), enabling it to produce Honeywell's Tactical Advanced Land Inertial Navigator, or "TALIN" in India.  This Honeywell-patented technology enables vehicles and artillery to navigate very precisely, even where GPS satellite guidance is not available, to increase troop safety and maximize mission success.


FREISING, Germany, Sept. 23, 2014

Germany's Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems Division Signs Cooperation Agreement With Raytheon

Companies to explore joint power generation projects

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Germany'sLechmotoren, a company of the Jenoptik Group, signed a Letter of Intent to cooperate in mutually beneficial business opportunities related to Germany's air defense architecture, as well as significant exports to global markets.

The companies will examine opportunities in current international projects with Jenoptik state-of-the-art equipment. Jenoptik presented a prototype of their next generation technologies such as the new Jenoptik Patriot Hybrid Power Supply to Raytheon and Bavarian members of parliament, which initiated discussions about the significant fuel and maintenance cost reductions it would result in.


FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 18, 2014

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $16 Million for F/A-18 Mission Computers

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a $16.2 million contract by the U.S. Navy to produce Type-3 Advanced Mission Computers (AMC) for the F/A-18 E/A-18G Super Hornet aircraft. Since 2002 General Dynamics has produced, tested and delivered the F/A-18 AMC, which serves as the nerve center of the Super Hornet and provides the Navy with situational awareness and combat systems control.


SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014

US Air Force Expands RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) a $354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to expand their RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft system (UAS) fleet by three aircraft.

Global Hawk operates multiple sensors simultaneously to gather intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data. The new aircraft are Multi-INT models that carry sophisticated imaging and electronic signals sensors capable of collecting multiple types of intelligence from high altitudes for up to 32 hours.


ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 15, 2014

Advanced Photonix Awarded $1.6M Contract for U.S. Navy Missile Weapons Program

Advanced Photonix, Inc.® (NYSE MKT: API) announced today that it has received a contract worth approximately $1,600,000 from a leading military contractor, which acts as a prime supplier for the U.S. Navy's Guided Missile Weapon System. The contract is for a custom photodiode and is expected to be completed within the next 18 months, and payment is due upon shipment.


OAKDALE, Wales, Sept. 9, 2014

General Dynamics UK Awarded 3.5 Billion Pounds Sterling to Deliver 589 SCOUT SV Platforms to the British Army

General Dynamics UK has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deliver 589 SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) platforms to the British Army to provide essential capability to the Armoured Cavalry within Army 2020.

The platforms, consisting of six variants, will be delivered to the British Army between 2017 and 2024, alongside the provision of initial in-service support and training, and will serve at the heart of the Armoured Infantry Brigade structure.


HERNDON, Va., Sept. 8, 2014

Lockheed Martin Selected to Maintain In-Transit Visibility Program to Ensure Accurate and Timely DOD Shipments 

When consumers rely on packages to be accurately and promptly delivered, a precise in-shipment tracking system is important. When the Department of Defense (DOD) does the same with weapon systems, passengers, cargo and other mission-relevant supplies, the level of importance is greatly amplified.


WARSAW, Poland, Aug. 30, 2014

Unmanned Aircraft Partnership Reaches Major Milestone

A team of research students and staff from WarsawUniversity of Technology have successfully demonstrated the first phase of flight test and integration of unmanned aircraft platforms with an autonomous mission control system. The demonstration marks a significant milestone in a partnership between the university and Lockheed Martin that began earlier this year.


GROTON, Conn., Aug. 29, 2014

General Dynamics Delivers Submarine North Dakota to U.S. Navy on Schedule and Under Target Cost

General Dynamics Electric Boat today delivered the nuclear-powered attack submarine North Dakota (SSN-784) on time and more than $30 million below target cost. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

North Dakota is the 11th ship of the Virginia Class, which provides the Navy with the capabilities required to retain undersea dominance well into the 21st century. North Dakota will join the fleet in a commissioning ceremony Oct. 25 at the Navy submarine base in Groton.


BATH, Maine, Aug. 26, 2014

Navy Awards General Dynamics Bath Iron Works $100 Million Contract for LCS Planning Yard Services

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Bath Iron Works a$100 million contract to provide planning yard services for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program. General Dynamics Bath Iron Works is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

Bath Iron Works, as the LCS Planning Yard, will provide maintenance and modernization support for all Navy LCS 1 and LCS 2 variant ships.  Work to be performed under this contract includes availability advanced planning, ship alteration design and logistics support, material support, ship planned maintenance, class services, onboard maintenance, and planning of all maintenance availabilities in the U.S. and abroad.


TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 22, 2014

U.S. Air Force Tests Raytheon's Upgraded High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile

Missile improvements add precision, reduce collateral damage

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force successfully flight tested an upgraded High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM). The HARM Control Section Modification (HCSM) is more precise and accurate, which reduces potential collateral damage.

During this test mission, an F-16 aircraft fired an HCSM, AGM-88F, against an emitter located outside of a zone of exclusion, which contained a similar radiating emitter. The HCSM used its new global positioning system (GPS)/inertial measurement unit (IMU) capability and successfully impacted the correct target. Another HCSM test mission is needed to determine if HCSM is ready for deployment to the U.S. Air Force.


RESTON, Va., Aug. 19, 2014

Serco Awarded $31 Million Single-Award IDIQ to Support U.S. Military 

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, announced the Company has been awarded a new single-award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide installation support for Close-In Weapons Systems (CIWS) on U.S. Navy, U.S. Army and U.S. Coast Guard vessels. This contract has a one-year base period plus two option years, with a ceiling value of $31 million.


WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Aug. 15, 2014

Northrop Grumman Selected to Modernize Black Hawk Cockpit for US Army

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected by Redstone Defense Systems to supply and integrate mission avionics equipment for a digital cockpit upgrade of the U.S. Army's UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters.

Northrop Grumman will provide a scalable, fully integrated mission equipment package for the UH�60L cockpit and will replace the older analog gauges with digital electronic instrument displays. The new designation for this upgraded aircraft will be UH-60V. The system virtually replicates the newer UH�60M pilot-vehicle interface, providing a common training environment.


FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 12, 2014

SRA Wins $96 Million Contract to Upgrade and Improve U.S. Navy Integrated Pay and Personnel System

SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, today announced that the U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR), Sea Warrior Program (PMW 240) has awarded the company a $96 million cost-plus-fixed-fee, single award IDIQ contract along with initial task orders, to provide  development, modernization, sustainment and upgrades of personnel systems.


HERNDON, Va., Aug. 11, 2014

MicroPact Awarded $12.9 Million Contract with U.S. Navy

Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) Selects entellitrak® to Power Naval Justice Information System (NJIS)

MicroPact, Inc., the global leader in Data-First™ Case Management and Business Process Management (BPM) software, has been awarded a contract to provide the U.S. Navy with a Naval Justice Information System (NJIS) – an enterprise system supporting the entire life cycle of criminal and military justice cases in the Navy and Marine Corps – for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS).


FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 5, 2014

SRA Wins Prime Position on DHS EAGLE II Contract

SRA International, Inc., a leading provider of IT solutions and professional services to government organizations, today announced that the company was awarded one of several prime positions on the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) program.  SRA received an award on the Unrestricted Track for Functional Category 1. The cumulative value of all contracts in this multiple award procurement is established at $22 Billion.


TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2014

Armor Designs Announces Contract Update

Armor Designs, Inc. (LSE: ADID)("Armor" or the "Company"), a leading designer, integrator and manufacturer of armor solutions for military, government and commercial use, today provides an update on a contract with a major aircraft manufacturer.  Pursuant to an announcement onMay 7, 2014, Armor submitted a proposal to act as subcontractor to an aircraft manufacturer to be the preferred supplier of armor products for aircraft used by the U.S. Department of Defense.  Armor remains in continued discussions with the aircraft manufacturer, and those discussions are progressing positively, although the process is taking longer than originally anticipated.  Armor expects to hear within the next month whether its proposal has been successful and will provide further updates as appropriate.


DALLAS, July 29, 2014

Lockheed Martin Completes Successful Operational Flight Tests of GMLRS Alternative Warhead

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] successfully completed all Developmental Test/Operational Test (DT/OT) flight tests for the new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

The DT/OT tests included rockets fired at both mid and long range. All rockets were fired from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) launcher.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 28, 2014

Poland's TELDAT signs Letter of Intent with Raytheon

Companies explore partnership opportunities in hardware, software and systems engineering

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a Letter of Intent with Poland's TELDAT to cooperate in mutually beneficial business opportunities related to Poland's air defense architecture, as well as significant exports to global markets. The companies will examine areas for partnership in the following categories:

  • IP-based networking solutions, software and devices
  • Militarized communications equipment
  • Command and control software
  • System integration, verification and validation testing

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 22, 2014

ASL Aviation Group Signs Letter of Intent to Procure Lockheed Martin LM-100J Freighters

ASL Aviation Group signed a Letter of Intent with Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] to order up to 10 LM-100J commercial freighters during a ceremony here today.

The LM-100J is the civil-certified version of Lockheed Martin's proven C-130J Super Hercules and is an updated version of the L-100 (or L-382) cargo aircraft. Safair — an ASL associated company based in South Africa — currently operates one of the world's largest L-100 fleets.


LONDON, July 17, 2014

Raytheon to Provide Torpedo Integration on Alenia Aermacchi Aircraft for Turkish Navy

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will serve as weapons integrator for Italian aircraft manufacturer Alenia Aermacchi, providing 31 months of engineering services support for integration of MK 54 and MK 46 torpedoes onto the Alenia Aermacchi ATR-72-600ASW maritime patrol aircraft.


LONDON, July 14, 2014

US Air Force Integrating Raytheon Aircraft-Tracking Transponders

Bombers, refuelling tankers among the first with ADS-B

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has started integrating Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) capabilities for  the U.S. Air Force's  largest airplanes to ensure that the service meets an international deadline for equipping military aircraft with the latest satellite-based cooperative aircraft tracking technology.

Air Force bombers, cargo planes and refueling tankers are receiving transponder capabilities that broadcast their location and other information while in civil airspace. ADS-B technology monitors plane movement, and is required in the majority of all aircraft flying in the United States by 2020. Similar mandates exist for international air space navigation.


SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, July 11, 2014

Embraer to Partner with Saab in Joint Programme Management for Brazil's F-X2 Project

EMBRAER S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3, NYSE: ERJ) – Embraer and Saab have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to partner in joint programme management for the F-X2 Project, pursuant to the selection of the Gripen NG as Brazil's next generation fighter jet. Under this agreement Embraer will perform a leading role in the overall programme performance as well as undertake an extensive share of work in the production and delivery of both the single and two-seat versions of the state-of-the-art Gripen NG aircraft for the Brazilian Air Force.

Embraer will coordinate all development and production activities in Brazil on behalf of Saab and, in addition to its own extensive work packages, will participate in systems development, integration, flight tests, final assembly and deliveries.


TUCSON, Ariz., July 8, 2014

Raytheon Awarded $163 Million AMRAAM Contract

Work will be completed in Tucson by 2017

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $163,223,113fixed-price/fixed-price-incentive/cost-plus-incentive contract for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles(AMRAAM) Program Support and Sustainment (PSAS).

The PSAS contract provides sustaining engineering, program management, contractor logistics support and accomplishes the diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortage tasks of extending the life of the AMRAAM Central Processing Unit, improving the AMRAAM guidance section within the current performance envelope and developing applicable test equipment.


ORLANDO, Fla., July 3, 2014

API Technologies Wins High Power Amplifier Order for U.S. Department of Defense Maritime Program

API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: ATNY) ("API" or the "Company"), a leading provider of high performance RF/microwave, power, and security solutions for critical and high-reliability applications, announced today it has received a new order to supply high-power amplifier systems as part of a DoD maritime requirement. This initial order is part of a multi-million dollar program with first production delivery set for May 2015.

This order follows API's announcement of its expanded power amplifier product line made at the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium last month.


DENVER, July 1, 2014

Lockheed Martin Awarded Contract To Enhance U.S. Navy C4ISR Collection And Dissemination Capabilities 

 

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will work to enhance how the Navy exchanges C4ISR data throughout the space, air, surface, subsurface, and unmanned sensor domains under a contract with Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific. This IDIQ contract has a ceiling value of $35 million over five years.

"For the Navy, every platform is a sensor, and every sensor must be networked," said Dr. Rob Smith, vice president of C4ISR for Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Solutions. "We'll leverage our more than 30 years developing and fielding signals intelligence systems to increase the Navy's intelligence sharing capability across the full spectrum of maritime and littoral missions."


PALM BEACH, Fla., June 30, 2014

Global Digital Solutions, Inc. (GDSI) Announces Planned July 2014 Shipment of High-End, Mobile Command and Control Vehicle from Recently Acquired North American Specialty Vehicles, LLC (NACSV) to Middle Eastern Country - Anticipated Transaction Value Exceeds $1 Million

On June 18, 2014, GDSI announced the acquisition of NACSV - a leading builder of mobile command/communications and specialty vehicles for emergency management, first responders, national security and law enforcement operations

Global Digital Solutions, Inc. (OTCQB: GDSI), a company that is positioning itself as a leader in providing cyber arms manufacturing and complementary security and technology solutions, today announced the planned shipment of a high-end, mobile Command and Control vehicle from recently acquired North American Custom Specialty Vehicles, LLC (NACSV).  The advanced, custom-manufactured vehicle – with an anticipated value that exceeds $1 million – will be shipped in July 2014 to a country in the Middle East region.


PARIS, June 16, 2014

Raytheon, Thales Team to Upgrade TOW Missile

New variant will reduce cost, increase warfighter survivability

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Thales have signed a 27-month development and five-year production agreement in support of future improvements of Raytheon's tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided (TOW) weapon system.

Thales has committed a £13.5M (~$20.2 million) investment in the design and qualification of two new TOW missile subassemblies that will address obsolescence, increase system fuze safety and reduce total missile cost.


ORLANDO, Fla., June 16, 2014

Lockheed Martin To Provide Gyrocam Sensor Systems To Canada

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide eight Gyrocam sensor systems to the Canadian Department of National Defense under a foreign military sales contract from the U.S. Marine Corps.

The sensor systems, which will be delivered in third quarter 2014, will be installed on Cougar Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. Canada classified the Gyrocam sensor systems contract with a DX rating, which is used for programs that are of highest national priority.


SITTENSEN, Germany, June 9, 2014

MKU GmbH On-board the Euro 650 Million F-125 German Frigate Project

MKU GmbH is proud to be associated with the Baden Wurttemberg class frigate project F-125 (7200 tons) which is being built for the German Navy by two leading German shipyards, Thyssenkrupp and Lurssen at a cost of over 650 million Euro each. This is a unique project which features enhanced survivability - ensuring that the ships remain operational in spite of severe damage due to accident or enemy action.


OULU, Finland, June 5, 2014

Elektrobit (EB) Expands its Product Family in Tactical Communications With EB Tactical LTE Access Point Solution and Publishes a White Paper on the use of LTE Technology in Military Data Transmission

Elektrobit (EB) is developing an EB Tactical LTE Access Point solution (Long Term Evolution, 4G) alongside its tactical communications products and systems to enable the utilization of regular terminals designed for civilian use in military purposes. A private LTE base station solution capable for use in the field and integrated in a small size together with EPC (Evolved Packet Core) software optimized for tactical use lie at the core of the solution. These serve to establish a wireless broadband access point to cover data transfer and a call service within a specific area of the battlefield.


OAKTON, Va., June 3, 2014

US Navy Awards AT&T Government Solutions $10.4 Million Contract For Nationwide Cloud-Based VoIP 911 Call Routing Solution

AT&T Government Solutions (AGS), a division of AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T), and the unit within AT&T that serves a wide range of federal agencies, today announced it has been awarded a $10.4M contract by the U.S. Navy to continue to provide AT&T's cloud-based VoIP enterprise 911 routing and call handling solutions to Navy facilities nationwide.


MCLEAN, Va., June 2, 2014

SAIC Awarded Joint Force Development Support Services Contract

Company to Provide Training, Education and Exercise Solutions

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced today it was one of seven companies awarded the Joint Force Development Support Services (JFDSS) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide training, education and exercise solutions and services in support of the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Joint Staff J-7 Directorate, Combatant Commands, the military services, U.S. Government federal agencies, and multinational partners.


BERLIN, May 27, 2014

Northrop Grumman Achieves Delivery Milestone for LCR-100 Attitude and Heading Reference System

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has delivered its 5,000th LCR-100 Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS), which provides critical flight control and navigation data regarding an aircraft's position, heading and attitude for civil and military rotary- and fixed-wing platforms.

Northrop Grumman products, including the LCRâ��100 AHRS, will be showcased at the ILA Berlin Air Show taking place May 20-25 at the Berlin ExpoCenter Airport grounds in exhibition hall 2, booth 2321.


EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 23, 2014

Pratt & Whitney's New West Palm Beach Engine Center Delivers First F135 Engine

Pratt & Whitney today announced that the first F135 engine has been delivered to the F-35 Final Assembly Check Out (FACO) facility in Cameri, Novara, Italy.  This engine – the 137th delivered to date – is also the first F135 engine produced in Pratt & Whitney's West Palm Beach Engine Center; the company's brand new, state-of-the-art 97,000-square-foot production facility.  Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.


AMPTHILL, BEDFORDSHIRE, U.K. and DALLAS, May 20, 2014

Lockheed Martin Demonstrates Successful Javelin Firing From Turret in U.K. Test

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] recently demonstrated the successful firing of a Javelin missile from a turret at the Cranfield Ordnance Test & Evaluation Centre (COTEC) near Wiltshire, England.

The turret was designed and built as a joint project between Lockheed Martin U.K. in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, U.K., and Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Dallas, Texas, and Orlando, Florida. The production of the turret and successful firing of both a 30mm cannon and a fully integrated Javelin missile has been achieved in a nine-month period.


DELRAY BEACH, Fla., May 16, 2014

French Navy to Use DITEC's DC-100 with Acid Replacement Technology for Rust Removal

Today DITEC International announced that DC-100 Rust Remover, an item in DC-100 Collection™, will be used by French Navy.

DC-100 Rust Remover™ implements the AR Technology and is selected to be used aboard French Navy ships.


ANGLESEY, Wales, May 13, 2014

FAUN Trackway Lands New Order From Denmark

FAUN Trackway has secured a significant order from the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) for its portable roadway systems.

Denmark is the first country to place an order for a number of FAUN Trackway's latest product, the Medium Ground Mobility System – Beam Dispenser LITE (MGMS-BD LITE).


STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., May 12, 2014

General Dynamics Awarded $163 Million For Stryker Double-V Hull Production

 General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $163 million contract by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command to convert 93 flat-bottomStryker infantry combat vehicles to a newer, more survivable double-V hull (DVH) design. General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 6, 2014

Sikorsky Unveils CH-53K Helicopter; U.S. Marine Corps Reveals Aircraft Name

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), today officially unveiled the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter, the next generation in the CH-53 type series that the U.S. Marine Corps expects to begin operational service in 2019. During the rollout ceremony, attended by members of Congress, the Department of Defense, major suppliers to the program, international guests and company employees, the Commandant of the Marine Corps General F. Amos introduced the name for the new aircraft: the "King Stallion."


NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 5, 2014

Lockheed Martin Receives $80 Million Contract For U.S. And Indonesian Apache Sensor Systems

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a$80.6 million production contract for the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64 Apache helicopter.

This Lot 9 contract includes production of eight targeting and pilotage systems and spares for the U.S. Army and nine systems for the Indonesian Army. Indonesia is the 13th international customer to purchase the M-TADS/PNVS system. The contract extends production in Orlando and Ocala, Fla., through July 2016.


GROTON, Conn., April 29, 2014

General Dynamics Awarded $18 Billion by U.S. Navy for 10 Virginia-Class Submarines

The U.S. Navy today underscored its commitment to an advanced and adaptable submarine force by awarding General Dynamics Electric Boat a contract valued at$17.6 billion for the construction of 10 additional Virginia-class submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

The multi-year Block IV contract enables Electric Boat and its industry teammate, Newport News Shipbuilding, to proceed with the construction of two ships per year over a five-year period. Construction of the first Block IV submarine, SSN-792, will begin May 1. The 10th ship to be procured under this contract is scheduled for delivery in 2023.


BERLIN, April 28, 2014

Lockheed Martin and MBDA Germany Emphasize MEADS Technology Will Enable Germany to Build Its Future Air and Missile Defense System

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) development results will enable Germany to build its future air and missile defense system. This was underscored by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson and MBDA Germany Managing Director Thomas Homberg in Berlin today.


ROHNERT PARK, Calif., April 22, 2014

Arcturus UAV Unveils JUMP™ Fixed Wing VTOL UAV

Today Arcturus UAV unveiled JUMP™, a new vertical takeoff and landing system for their T-20 and T-16 fixed wing UAVs.

"This is a pivotal moment in the history of small unmanned air vehicles. JUMP™ is to UAVs what the touch screen was to smart phones," according to D'Milo Hallerberg, president of Arcturus UAV


DALLAS, April 21, 2014

Light Weapons Market worth $1.56 Billion by 2019

According to a new market research report of the "Light Weapons Market by Product (MANPADS (Man-Portable Air-Defence Systems, ATGW (Anti-Tank Guided Weapons), Heavy Machine Guns, Mortars/Grenade Launchers, Recoilless Rifles), by Technology (Guided and Unguided), Platform (Defence and Homeland Security), Geography (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East, Latin America, ROW) - Forecasts & Analysis to 2014-2019" the global Light Weapons Market is projected to cross $1.56 Billion by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 2.78% from 2014 to 2019.


OTTAWA, Ontario, April 14, 2014

General Dynamics Canada to Provide Sonar System Upgrades to Portuguese Navy

Upgrades will significantly improve Portugal's ability to detect and localize potential threats on or under the surface of the water

General Dynamics Canada is installing an adjunct processing system on three VASCO DA GAMA-class frigates of the Portuguese Navy.  Designed by General Dynamics Canada, the ECLIPSE adjunct processor provides the in-service AN/SQS-510 sonar systems with enhanced operational capability to detect submarines and torpedoes.


RESTON, Va., April 14, 2014

Serco Awarded Potential $46 Million Position on Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific U.S. Navy Electronic Surveillance Systems Contract

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services, was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to support the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) Security Systems Branch.  Serco will provide life cycle sustainment, integration, acquisition and technical support for anti-terrorism/force protection for Naval Electronic Surveillance Systems to Department of Defense agencies.  This $46 million three-year, multiple award contract vehicle includes two one-year option periods which, if exercised, would bring the potential ceiling value of this award to approximately $77 million. This is one of three contracts awarded; each awardee will have the opportunity to compete for task orders during the ordering period.


SAN DIEGO,April 8, 2014

Northrop Grumman to Build Five More MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the U.S. Navy

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will build five additional U.S. Navy MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopters, which allow ship commanders to extend their intelligence-gathering capabilities far beyond the horizon.


GROTON, Conn., April 4, 2014

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $11 Million for Support Services at Groton Submarine Base

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat an$11 million contract to perform non-nuclear maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


MELBOURNE, Australia, March 31, 2014

Marand Delivers First Australian Made Vertical Tails For F-35 Lightning II

A ceremony was held today at Australian company, Marand, commemorating the delivery of the first ship of Australian made F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter vertical tails.

The Honourable Dr. Denis Napthine, Premier of Victoria and The Honourable Michael Ronaldson, Senator forVictoria representing the Defence Minister were among the distinguished guests in attendance.


HAIFA, Israel,March 30, 2014

Elbit Systems Awarded $163 Million Contract for the Supply of Defense Electronic Systems to a European Country

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded an approximately $163 million contract from a European country for the supply of defense electronic systems for ground applications. The contract will be performed over a three-year period.


FAIRFAX, Va., March 24, 2014

General Dynamics Mission System Continues to Power Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship

Open architecture computing infrastructure (OPEN CI) enables U.S. Navy to adapt to emerging, complex missions quickly and cost-effectively.

The U.S Navy christened its newest Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the future USS Jackson (LCS 6), at the Austal shipyard in Mobile, Ala., on March 22, 2014. As systems integrator on the Austal USA-led team, General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems is continuing to apply its proven open architecture and open business model approach to the LCS program. General Dynamics' open architecture computing infrastructure, OPEN CI, serves as the technology backbone for the ship's core mission system and provides the Navy with unprecedented flexibility to rapidly and affordably address mission-critical needs.


TAUNTON, Mass., March 20, 2014

Soldier's Network Update: Initial Testing Demonstrates General Dynamics-built WIN-T Increment 2 is Easier to Use

Simplifying WIN-T Increment 2 network operations translates to improved system reliability so every soldier can focus on the mission at hand.

General Dynamics C4 Systems-built Warfighter Information Network – Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 completed a developmental test at the Aberdeen Test Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. The test, held in February, evaluated the effectiveness of recent system improvements to reduce complexity and improve the reliability of the U.S. Army's WIN-T Increment 2 system. These improvements were based on feedback from deployed soldiers using the system in Afghanistan and recommendations from recent Network Integration Evaluations. WIN-T Increment 2 enables soldiers operating in remote and challenging terrain to maintain voice, video, data communications and mission command while on the move.


SAN DIEGO, March 18, 2014

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $129 Million for Mobile Landing Platform 3 Afloat Forward Staging Base

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $128.5 million contract for the detail design and construction of the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) 3 Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB).  NASSCO is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


MCLEAN, Va., March 17, 2014

SAIC Awarded Contract by the U.S. Army Human Resources Command

Company to Provide Full Lifecycle Human Resources and IT Support

Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) today  announced that it was awarded a task order to provide the U.S. Army Human Resources Command with full lifecycle information technology (IT) support, including maintenance, enhancement and development support for systems, programs, applications, and databases vital to managing the Army's personnel, in peacetime and at war. The single award task order has a one-year base period of performance, two one-year options and a total contract value of approximately $221 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in Fort Knox, Ky.


MCLEAN, Va., March 11, 2014

SAIC Awarded Contract to Support SPAWAR and Office Of The Secretary Of Defense

Company to Provide Systems Engineering and Technical Support Services for its Defense Readiness Reporting System

Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific in support of the Office of the Secretary of Defense to provide systems engineering and technical support services for its Defense Readiness Reporting System (DRRS). The multiple-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a three-year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total potential contract value of approximately $68 million for all awardees, if all options are exercised. SAIC is one of four awardees that will compete for task orders under the contract. Work will be performed primarily in McLean, Va., San Diego, Calif., and government facilities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.


TUCSON, Ariz., March 6, 2014

Raytheon Receives $350 million SM-3 Block IB Contract

The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) $350 million to increase its procurement of Standard Missile-3 Block IB missiles from 8 to 44.

The SM-3 is designed to destroy incoming short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missile threats by colliding with them in space, a concept sometimes described as "hitting a bullet with a bullet."


TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 4, 2014

Raytheon Awarded $655 million Contract for Patriot

Kuwait upgrades defenses with world's most advanced air and missile defense technology

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $655 million contract for new-production fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System forKuwait. These units are an addition to the Patriot fire units Kuwait currently owns to counter current and evolving threats.

Awarded by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., as a Foreign Military Sale agreement, the contract includes new Patriot fire units with increased computing power and radar processing efficiency, improved man-machine interface and reduced life-cycle costs.


HAIFA, Israel, March 2, 2014

Elbit Systems Announcement in Response to Press Reports

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE:  "ESLT") announced today, in response to press reports regarding the award to its U.S. subsidiary of a $145 million contract by the United States Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for the Integrated Fixed Tower project, that the contract includes a base period quantity and options that CBP may exercise over a multi-year period.  Currently, CBP awarded the base period quantity for a portion of the $145 million contract amount, to be implemented over an approximately 12-month period.


ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 24, 2014

Northrop Grumman Provides Inertial Navigation Products for TiltRotor Vertical Take-off and Landing Aircraft

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected by AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, to provide flight-critical inertial instruments on the new AW609 TiltRotor aircraft undergoing civil certification through the Federal Aviation Administration.

These Northrop Grumman navigation products will be showcased at HELI-EXPO 2014 in booth #502 Feb. 25-27 in Anaheim.


ORLANDO, Fla., Feb.24, 2014

From The Battlefield To The Medical Field: Lockheed Martin Adapts Missile Defense Analytics For Early Sepsis Detection

Using analytical technology developed to detect launched missiles, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has discovered a way to identify sepsis, a potentially fatal blood condition, between 14 to 16 hours earlier than physicians currently do.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 18, 2014

Poland Invites Raytheon to Participate in Round Two of WISLA Technical Dialogues

Company explores partnership opportunities with Polish industry

Poland's Ministry of National Defense announced the start of phase two of a technical dialogue regarding their national medium-range air and missile defense system, named "WISLA". Raytheon is one of five parties shortlisted for the continuing dialogue.


RESTON, Va., Feb. 17, 2014

Leidos Awarded Contract By U.S. Army

Technical Solutions Company to Provide Simulation & Training

Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a national security, health and engineering solutions company, was awarded the second of four options on its prime contract with the U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI) to provide development of a live virtual and constructive integrated training environment. The option award has a one-year period of performance and represents the second of four one-year options. The second option has a total value of approximately $11 million. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla.


NEW DELHI, Feb. 11, 2014

Raytheon's Excalibur Ib Demonstrates Production Maturity and Effectiveness in Milestone Test Event

Exceeds performance requirements, verifies production readiness

The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired 30 GPS-guided Excalibur Ib projectiles during an extensive First Article Test series at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. This test series validated performance and reliability of the Excalibur Ib production configuration, and moves the program toward full-rate production.


WILMINGTON, N.C., Feb. 6, 2014

U.S. Army Awards Military Hardware llc & G-Code $49 Million for New Holster System

Military Hardware llc announced today they received the U.S. Army's primary IDIQ award to supply the new Improved Modular Tactical Holster (IMTH), a $49 million contract spanning 5-years. This watershed contract pitted two emerging small businesses against a multi-billion-dollar global aerospace and defense giant. The little guys won.


STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Feb. 4, 2014

General Dynamics Awarded $73 Million for Abrams Tank Production

The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems $72.7 million under an existing contract to upgrade 12 M1A1 Abrams tanks to the M1A2 Systems Enhancement Package (SEP) V2 configuration. General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 3, 2014

Arotech Training and Simulation Division Announces $3.3 Million In New Orders

Arotech Corporation (NasdaqGM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced today that its Training and Simulation Division recently received $3.3 million in new orders.

"Our recent order momentum builds on what was a record year for our simulation division in 2013," commented Robert S. Ehrlich, Arotech's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "We are confident that our dedication to providing the right fidelity simulation based solutions to a diversified set of customers will support continued success in this area."


EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014

US Navy Confirms its Selection of Raytheon for Next Generation Jammer Electronic Warfare Program

Following the US Navy's confirmation of its Next Generation Jammer contractor, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today it is ready to resume work on this critical electronic attack program for the warfighter.

"We commend the GAO's thorough assessment of this contract award and the US Navy's re-evaluation that has solidified us as the provider of the world's Next Generation Jammer program," said Rick Yuse, president of Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems business. "Our offer represents the best of Raytheon's innovative capabilities and leadership in advanced next generation AESA-based electronic attack systems and we look forward to partnering with the Navy to deliver this critical national security capability for the warfighter."


ROHNERT PARK, Calif., Jan. 24, 2014

Arcturus UAV and Urban Robotics Fly 3-D Imager

The GeoDragon sensor system has now been integrated and flown on an Arcturus UAV T-20 Tier II unmanned aerial vehicle.  The sensor system is enclosed in a wing-mounted pod and is capable of high resolution 2-D and 3-D image capture. The sensor was designed by Urban Robotics in Portland, Oregon. The aircraft was built by Arcturus UAV inRohnert Park, California.  The GeoDragon system can create 3-D reconstructions in near-real time and output high-resolution digital elevation models, LIDAR-like datasets, and wide area maps.  The system will be released in mid-2014.  GeoDragon adds significant 3-D imaging and mapping capabilities to the T-20 UAV.


GROTON, Conn., Jan. 21, 2014

General Dynamics Awarded $30 Million for Development of Advanced Submarine Technologies

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $29.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to develop advanced submarine technologies for current and future undersea platforms. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Jan. 15, 2014

Northrop Grumman Awarded Follow-On Contract for U.S. Air Force's GPS?Challenged Navigation and Geo?Registration Solution

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a phase three navigation system related contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to continue improving geo-registration accuracy for positioning and pointing applications, even in GPS-denied conditions.


ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 14, 2014

U.S. Army Chooses BLACKHAWK!® SERPA® Tactical Holster System

U.S. Army Awards BLACKHAWK! SERPA with $24 Million Contract

BLACKHAWK! SERPA Chosen by U.S. ARMY for Improved Modular Tactical Holster Program

ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced the U.S. Army recently selected the BLACKHAWK!® SERPA® Tactical Holster for its Improved Modular Tactical Holster Program. The five-year, $24 million Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity, multiple source contract was awarded to BLACKHAWK! distributor ADS, Inc. (Atlantic Diving Supply, Inc.).

The SERPA Holster is now the current platform for the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army, Army Military Police, the German Army and other law enforcement and military agencies both domestic and international.


TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 13, 2014

Raytheon Receives $156 Million SM-3 Contract

The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) an undefinitized contract action (UCA) valued at $156 million for the procurement of Standard Missile-3 Block IB guided missiles.

The SM-3 missile is designed to destroy incoming short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missile threats by colliding with them in space, a concept sometimes described as "hitting a bullet with a bullet." More than 155 SM-3s have been delivered to the U.S. and Japan. The SM-3 Block IB will be deployed at sea and on land.


APOPKA, Fla., Jan. 7, 2014

Northrop Grumman and Trex Enterprises to Introduce Celestial Navigation to Soldier Precision Targeting Laser Systems

Northrop Grumman and Trex Enterprises introduce key performance improvement into production targeting systems

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has announced an agreement to collaborate with Trex Enterprises Corporation to bring celestial navigation technology to the precision targeting capability provided to the U.S. military and allied forces.

Trex Enterprises has developed and matured the core technology for providing a highly accurate celestial navigation subsystem for use in military products and scientific applications. Northrop Grumman has entered into a licensing agreement with Trex Enterprises that allows Northrop Grumman to produce and integrate this celestial navigation capability into ground targeting systems which offers greater precision in locating targets.


SHELTON, Conn., Jan. 6, 2014

Modernized S-61T™ Helicopter Launches First Flight

U.S. Department of State Already Under Contract for 13 Aircraft

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the successful maiden test flight of the modernized S-61T™ helicopter with an integrated glass cockpit and enhanced performance capabilities. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).


EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 31, 2013

Raytheon Receives Contract for Advanced Countermeasures Electronic Systems (ACES)

Provides fully integrated electronic warfare suite

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a not-to-exceed $70,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for various full Advanced Countermeasures Electronic Systems (ACES) and Line Replaceable Units (LRU) to support in-country spares, software sustainment, and other activities at Warner Robins and Eglin Air Force Bases.


GROTON, Conn., Dec. 30, 2013

General Dynamics Awarded $122 Million for Virginia-Class Submarine Procurement

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $121.8 million contract modification to buy long lead-time material for three Virginia-class submarines, SSN-793, SSN-794 and SSN-795. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

The contract provides funding for steam and electrical-plant components, main propulsion unit and ship-service turbine generator sets, as well as miscellaneous hull, mechanical and electrical-systems components to support construction of the submarines.


DULLES, Va., Dec. 24, 2013

Raytheon Awarded $26.9 Million Department of Defense Training Development Task Order

Providing customized course software, maintenance and design

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a Defense Acquisition University (DAU) task order contract to develop training material. The task order was awarded on the Alliant indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract and has a one-year base and three option years. The DAU task order contract is valued at $26.9 million if all options are exercised.

Under this contract, Raytheon will also support the analysis, design and production of custom course software and maintenance of courseware consistent with DAU standards and guidelines. The contract was awarded Sept. 20, 2013, and with option periods, will end Sept. 19, 2017.


WOOD DALE, Ill., Dec. 18, 2013

AAR to Distribute Eaton Products in Support of U.S. Defense Logistics Agency

Relationship Designed to Improve Service and Support of DLA Operations Worldwide

AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that power management company Eaton has appointed AAR as the exclusive distributor to supply a variety of fluid distribution products to the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The new five-year agreement has a five-year renewal option and will strengthen service and support for America's military aircraft fleets by providing rapid-response capabilities for all branches of the U.S.


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DENVER, Dec. 17, 2013

U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin Contract To Complete Two More GPS III Satellites

U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] more than $200 million in contract options to complete production of its fifth and sixth next-generation Global Positioning System satellites, known as GPS III.

In February, the Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin a fixed price $120 million contract to procure long lead parts for a second set of four GPS III space vehicles (SV 05-08). This new award provides funding to complete the first two satellites (SV 05-06) in this order.  Full production funding for the next two space vehicles (SV 07-08) is expected in 2014.


STRATFORD, Conn., Dec. 12, 2013

Sikorsky Innovations Awarded Contract for Phase 1 DARPA X-Plane Program

Sikorsky Innovations, the technology development organization of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., today announced it has won a contract for Phase 1 of the Vertical Take-Off and Landing Experimental Aircraft (VTOL X-Plane) program by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).


KIRKLAND, Wash., Dec. 10, 2013

Alaska Structures Delivers $3.5 Million Dollar Mobile Field Hospital to Israeli Defense Forces to Increase Medical Preparedness

Alaska Structures Inc. (AKS), teaming with Israeli company Bney Meir, announced the delivery of a newly developed mobile field hospital to the Israeli Defense Forces. The contract, worth over $3.5 million US Dollars, will increase medical preparedness and capacity of the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). Bney Meir Ltd is AKS' official representative in the State of Israel. Bney Meir is an ISO-9000 certified, authorized supplier of the Israeli MoD and a certified service provider for AKS.  Bney Meir's service department provides a variety of services to various military customers under annual contracts for the last 40 years.


TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2013

Astrium, Raytheon Team to Compete for NATO Ballistic Missile Defense Work

Astrium, the world's second largest space company, and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a teaming agreement that formalizes the companies' plans to compete for the role as lead system engineers and integrators for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Ballistic Missile Defense Program.

NATO's BMD Program oversees the development and execution of ballistic missile defense capabilities, which expanded in 2012 to include the defense of European populations and territories.


TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 2, 2013

US Navy Deploys Standard Missile-6 for First Time

SM-6 achieves initial operational capability

The U.S. Navy is deploying Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 for the first time, marking the initial operational capability milestone for the U.S. Navy's newest, most advanced extended range area defense weapon.

"We're very pleased to achieve initial operational capability on schedule," said Capt. Mike Ladner, Surface Ship Weapons major program manager. "The SM-6, with its ability to extend the battlespace, truly offers improved capability for the warfighter. I'm very proud of the entire STANDARD Missile team on this historic achievement."


SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Nov. 28, 2013

Embraer: Geostationary Satellite Will Ensure the Security of Brazilian Communications

Visiona Tecnologia Espacial S.A. and Telebras formally signed a contract, today (November 28), to supply the Defense and Strategic Communications Geostationary Satellite (SGDC) system. The R$ 1.3 billion contract provides for the system to be delivered by the end of 2016. The project involves the Ministries of Communications, of Defense, and of Science and Technology. The satellite will be operated by Telebras on the K (civilian) band and by the Ministry of Defense on the X (military) band.


GROTON, Conn., Nov. 22, 2013

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $17 Million for Support Services at Groton Submarine Base

The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat two contract modifications worth a total value of $16.8 million to perform nuclear and non-nuclear maintenance work for submarines homeported at the Naval Submarine Base in Groton. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 21, 2013

U.S. Army to Test DRS Technologies' On-Board Vehicle Power System for Consistent Equipment Power on the Battlefield

DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its On-Board Vehicle Power system, a high-powered DRS/Allison Transmission Integral Generator installed on combat vehicles, will be included in the U.S. Army's critical field testing for network technology.

The On-Board Vehicle Power (OBVP) system generates power to operate a host of command, control, communications, computers and other sensors on battlefield vehicles by transforming the vehicle's powertrain into an electrical power plant and reducing the reliance on heavy generators to power numerous electrical systems.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 18, 2013

Raytheon Awarded US Navy Contract for Radar Production

Providing critical radar capabilities for the Navy's AEGIS program

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $406 million U.S. Navy multi-year contract to provide AN/SPY-1 radar transmitters and MK99 Fire Control Systems for the AEGIS program. Both critical components of the weapon system, the AN/SPY-1 radar and MK99 perform the search, track and missile guidance functions for AEGIS, the shield of the U.S. Navy Fleet. The contract was awarded in Raytheon's third quarter.


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 17, 2013

Sikorsky Delivers 2nd of Two VIP S-92® Helicopters for Service to the Turkish Prime Ministry

DUBAI AIR SHOW-- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that it recently delivered the second of two VIP S-92® helicopters to the Turkish National Police (TNP) for service to the Turkish Prime Ministry, as part of a contract signed in 2011. Sikorsky, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), delivered the first aircraft in May 2013.

The new helicopters provide Head of State transportation along with another S-92 helicopter operated by the TNP since 2005.


ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Nov. 12, 2013

Northrop Grumman Delivers LITENING G4 Targeting System to Royal Danish Air Force

Denmark is the first international partner to receive the G4 system

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has delivered LITENING G4 advanced targeting systems to the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) for its F-16 aircraft following a rigorous flight test and evaluation program. The LITENING G4 pods give pilots powerful capabilities for detecting, identifying and tracking targets at long ranges for precision weapon delivery or nontraditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.


WOOD DALE, Ill., Nov. 6, 2013

AAR Selected to Extend Airlift Support for U.S. Military

Largest airlift provider in Afghanistan chosen to renew support of DoD operations

AAR (NYSE: AIR) announces that the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) has exercised a renewal option valued at approximately $156 million for airlift support in Afghanistan through October 31, 2014.RICHMOND, BC, Nov. 5, 2013


MDA Awarded Over US$17 Million for Multi-Mission Ground System

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. ("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company, announced today that it has received multiple contracts totaling over US$17 million to provide a multi-mission ground system for an unspecified customer. The work will be carried out at both SSL and MDA facilities.


FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 31, 2013

General Dynamics Awarded $16 Million to Provide U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with IT Management in Afghanistan

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a task order to provide information technology (IT) management services in Afghanistan to support U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Middle East District reconstruction and infrastructure-development programs. The task order was awarded under the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-2 Services (ITES-2S) contract and has a potential value of$16 million over eighteen months if all options are exercised.


ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29, 2013

Lockheed Martin Receives $33 Million Production Contract For U.S. Marine Corps Targeting System

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received a $33.9 millionfollow-on production contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Crane Division, for theTarget Sight System (TSS), the fire control system for the U.S. Marine Corps' AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopter.

TSS' advanced sensors provide pilots with enhanced capabilities to acquire, track and designate targets. TSS Lot 10 deliveries will be complete in December 2015.


WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2013

Saab Partners on Bid for $2 billion Close Combat Vehicle Program in Canada

Defence and Security company Saab and ABB is partnering with BAE System in a competitive bid for the Department of National Defence (DND) $2 billionClose Combat Vehicle (CCV) program. The Canadian Army requires high survival medium weight vehicles for future missions. The bid includes a total of 108 vehicles along with an option for the purchase of an additional 30 vehicles.

A significant portion of the vehicle will be manufactured in Canada through the government's Industrial Regional Benefits (IRB) program. IRB policy requires business activity in the Canadian economy equal to 100 per cent of the contract value.


CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22, 2013

Raytheon BBN Technologies Extends Boomerang Shooter Detection Technology to Helicopters

Raytheon BBN Technologies has adapted its life-saving Boomerang shooter detection technology to protect helicopter crews. Raytheon BBN Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), is the world leader in shooter detection technology and has been providing Boomerang vehicle, fixed site and soldier-wearable shooter detection/location systems for the U.S. and its allies since 2003.


HAIFA, Israel, October 16, 2013

Elbit Systems to Supply Advanced Helmet Mounted Systems for Korean Utility Helicopter

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a follow-on contract to supply advanced Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) systems for the Republic of Korea Army's SURION helicopter. The contract, which is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems, will be performed over a four-year period.

Elbit Systems will supply the HMD systems to Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI), the original manufacture of the SURION helicopter. This contract award follows an initial contract that was signed with KAI in 2009 as part of the Korean Helicopter Program (KHP) and in which Elbit Systems and KAI completed and demonstrated a successful integration of Elbit Systems' HMD on the SURION.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 10, 2013

Raytheon Awarded US Navy Next Generation Air and Missile Defense Radar Contract

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $385,742,176 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the engineering and modeling development phase design, development, integration, test and delivery of Air and Missile Defense S-Band Radar (AMDR-S) and Radar Suite Controller (RSC). AMDR is the Navy's next generation integrated air and missile defense radar and is being designed for Flight III Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class destroyers beginning in 2016.


MONTREAL, Oct. 10, 2013

Ultra Electronics, TCS Receives Order from US Army WIN-T for GRC-245C Radio Systems

Ultra Electronics, TCS is pleased to announce that it has received a multi-million award from US Army Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T) for Ultra ORION GRC-245C radio systems.  These will address terrestrial transmission requirements of the Tactical Network Modernization for Army Expeditionary Signal Battalions (ESB) to allow soldiers to seamlessly communicate between WIN-T Increments and across echelons.


HAIFA, Israel, October 8, 2013

Elbit Systems Awarded $33 Million Contract for the Supply of Heli-borne Electro-optical Surveillance Payloads to an Asian-Pacific Customer

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Elbit Systems Electro-optics - Elop Ltd. (Elop), was awarded a follow-on contract to supply its advanced Digital CoMPASS® electro-optical (EP) payload systems to an Asia-Pacific Air Force to be installed onboard Helicopters. The contract will be performed over a three-year period.


PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, Oct. 4, 2013

Raytheon's Newest Standard Missile-3 Intercepts Medium-Range Ballistic Missile Target at Highest Altitude to Date

In a Missile Defense Agency test, the U.S. Navy fired a Standard Missile-3 Block IB, made by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), from the USS Lake Erie. The SM-3 eliminated the medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target at the highest altitude of any test to date.


FREDERICKSBURG, Va., Oct. 1, 2013

EOIR Technologies, Inc. Awarded $15 Million CP&I Contract

EOIR Technologies, Inc., a portfolio company of The White Oak Group, announced today that it was awarded a $15 million Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) contract for the U.S. Army Command, Power and Integration (CP&I) Directorate within the Communications-Electronics Research, Development, and Engineering Center (CERDEC). Under this contract, EOIR will provide the CP&I Directorate with a comprehensive approach to developing, integrating, training, and transitioning Mission Command applications and technologies.


GROTON, Conn., Sept. 27, 2013

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $26 Million for USS Providence Maintenance and Modernization

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $25.7 million contract to prepare and perform maintenance and modernization work on the USS Providence (SSN-719), a Los Angeles-class attack submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


LONDON, Sept. 24, 2013

Sikorsky S-76D™ Helicopter Flight Simulator Enters into Service

FlightSafety Supports Sikorsky's Newest Commercial Aircraft

HELITECH AIR SHOW -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and FlightSafety International today jointly announced the launch of the first full flight simulator for Sikorsky's S-76D helicopter platform. Located at FlightSafety's Learning Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., the new simulator replicates the aircraft's exact flight and operating characteristics, ensuring high quality training for operators worldwide. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS), Sikorsky Aircraft's aftermarket business, implements and manages all training programs for Sikorsky's military and commercial platforms. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).


WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2013

Lockheed Martin Submits Proposal For The U.S. Air Force's Satellite Hosted Payload Initiative

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] submitted its competitive proposal for the U.S. Air Force's Hosted Payload Solutions (HoPS) initiative aimed at leveraging commercial satellites for some government missions.

According to the August 1 government solicitation, HoPS will provide the Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) and other U.S. government organizations with "a capability for hosting Government payloads on commercial spacecraft to meet mission objectives."  The HoPS contract will procure a fully functioning on-orbit hosted payload system and integrated ground system equipment and interfaces that deliver payload data to the government end user.  SMC's Developmental Planning Directorate is the acquisition office for HoPS.


CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Sept. 17, 2013

U.S. Air Force Ready to Launch Third Advanced Extremely High Frequency Satellite Built by Lockheed Martin

The U.S. Air Force's third Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military communications satellite, designed and built by a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team, is ready to launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas Vrocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Launch is set for Sept. 18 with a two-hour launch window opening at 3:04 a.m. EDT.


STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 13, 2013

General Dynamics Awarded $36 Million Contract for Additional Foxhound Vehicles

General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection Europe has received a $36.3 million (€23 million) contract for an additional 24 Foxhound light tactical blast-protected vehicles from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD). The order will expand the MoD's fleet to 400 vehicles. General Dynamics Land Systems, parent company of General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection Europe, is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 10, 2013

US Army awards Raytheon $54 million for Excalibur Ib

New variant will provide increased precision, greater range

The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $54 million contract for the procurement of the second lot of the Excalibur Ib artillery round.

The Excalibur Ib is a precision-guided artillery projectile based on Raytheon's combat-proven Excalibur Ia-1 and Ia-2, a 155mm precision-guided, extended-range projectile that uses GPS precision guidance to provide accurate, first round, fire-for-effect capability in any environment.


TIANJIN, China, Sept. 6, 2013

Sikorsky and China's Ministry of Transport Celebrate the MOT's growing Fleet of S-76D™ SAR Helicopters

China Helicopter Exposition -- Sikorsky Aircraft andChina's Ministry of Transport's (MOT) Rescue and Salvage Bureau today celebrated their growing relationship and their two most recently signed contracts for a total of eight Sikorsky S-76Dsearch and rescue (SAR) helicopters to further enhance  the MOT's maritime SAR capabilities.  Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), and the MOT held a ceremonial event today at the China Heli-Expo industry show to commemorate the transactions.


ST. LOUIS, Sept. 3, 2013

Advanced Super Hornet Demonstrates Significant Stealth, Range Improvements

Tests prove aircraft will outpace future threats

During three weeks of flight testing the Advanced Super Hornet, Boeing [NYSE: BA] and partner Northrop Grumman demonstrated that the fighter can outperform threats for decades to come with improvements that make the jet much harder for radar to detect and give it significantly more combat range.


SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2013

U.S. Marine Corps and Army Select Trimble Grade Control and Survey Solutions to Increase Productivity on Construction Missions

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has been awarded a five-year IDIQ (Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity) contract from the U.S. Marine Corps and Army to provide construction grade control and survey systems. The contract is expected to generate approximately $63 million in revenue over its term; with a maximum not to exceed $99 million.


YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2013

US Army, Raytheon Achieve First Inflight Lethal Intercept of Low Quadrant Elevation Rocket

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully intercepted and destroyed a low quadrant elevation (QE) 107mm rocket as part of the second series of guided test vehicle (GTV) flight tests of the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative (AI3) program. The intercept is a major test milestone before the U.S. Army live-fire engagements begin in September.


CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 16, 2013

General Dynamics Awarded $67 Million by U.S. Army for Hydra-70 Rocket Program

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products recently was awarded a $67.5 million contract by the U.S. Army for the production of Hydra-70 air-to-ground rockets. Hydra rockets can be mounted on most helicopters and some fixed wing aircraft and employ a variety of warheads to meet a wide range of mission requirements for all branches of the U.S. military and select allies.....


OULU, Finland, August 13, 2013

Elektrobit (EB) Demonstrates State of the Art Tactical Communications Technology at DSEI

Elektrobit's EB Tactical Wireless IP Network provides backbone connection between tactical data radio networks and fixed core networks

Elektrobit (EB) will exhibit its defense product portfolio at DSEI 2013 from 10-13 September in the ExCel Convention Center, London, UK.

At DSEI EB is presenting EB Tactical Wireless IP Network - a system demonstrating a formation of wireless high data rate network connection. EB tactical Wireless IP Network is a high capacity backbone solution connecting mobile and stationary tactical units. The system is used to build Link, Point to Multipoint or MANET (mobile ad hoc network) connections in one logical network with automatic configuration.


WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2013

Kutta Unveils Three New UAS Control Products at AUVSI 2013

Kutta Technologies, Inc. will unveil three new Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Command and Control (C2) products at the upcoming Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) tradeshow in Washington, D.C. on August 12-15th. "Our UAS Control Segment (UCS)-compliant Bi-Directional Remote Video Terminal (BDRVT®) made headlines recently with the successful flight test of the U.S. Army's Shadow UAS, and our advanced research group has also been working on other products that leverage the Office of the Secretary of Defense's (OSD's) UCS open-architecture," said Douglas Limbaugh, Kutta's CEO.


RESTON, Va., Aug. 1, 2013

United Kingdom's Royal Navy Renews Fleet-Wide Data Management Contract with Active Navigation

Contract Shows Demand for Advanced File Analysis Solutions in the International Defense Community

Information Governance (IG) software company Active Navigation today announced it has extended its contract with the Royal Navy, building on the company's momentum in global defense markets.  The Royal Navy is updating Information Systems on all its warships to the Defence Information Infrastructure (DII). This initiative is designed to standardize the Ministry of Defence's networks and Record Management system across the armed forces to increase governance and collaboration, while maintaining strict security measures.


FAIRFAX, Va., July 31, 2013

General Dynamics Awarded Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic Contract for Enterprise Full System Lifecycle Support

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has been awarded one of fifteen prime contracts for the Business and Force Support Multiple Award Pillar contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic to provide services including worldwide command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C5ISR) support to various locations.  The multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $900 million over five years across all 15 awardees if all options are exercised.


EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 30, 2013

Wyle Wins U.S. Navy Air Warfare Contract Valued at $59 Million

Wyle to Assist Naval Operations Air Warfare Division in Planning, Resourcing and Execution of Programs

Wyle has been awarded a contract with a value of$59,038,129 to provide professional, technical, and administrative support services for the Air Warfare Division in the Office of the Chief of Naval Operations.


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 25, 2013

Northrop Grumman to Supply Steering Gear Systems for Arleigh Burke Class Destroyers

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded contracts totaling $14.4 million by prime contractors General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and Huntington Ingalls Industries to supply the steering gear system for three new DDG 51 ClassArleigh Burke destroyers.


MCLEAN, Va., July 23, 2013

SAIC Awarded $38 Million Task Order By Defense Information Systems Agency

Company to Provide Global Command and Control Systems - Joint Production, Testing and Technical Services in Support of U.S. Combatant Commands

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced it was awarded a task order by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to provide Global Command and Control Systems - Joint (GCCS-J) production, testing and technical services in support of U.S. Combatant Commands.  The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee contract has a one-year base period of performance, three one-year options, one six-month option, and a total contract value of approximately $38 million, if all options are exercised.  Work will be performed at Fort George G. Meade in Jessup, Md. The task order was awarded under the ENCORE II contracting vehicle.


ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., July 17, 2013

Northrop Grumman Awarded $173 Million Performance-Based Logistics Contract for LITENING Targeting System Sustainment

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $173 million performance-based logistics contract to provide support and sustainment services for the LITENING advanced targeting system.


FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 16, 2013

Smith & Wesson Security Solutions Awarded $230 Million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contract

FutureNet Security Solutions – FutureNet Security Solutions, LLC d/b/a Smith & Wesson Security Solutions, a leading turn-key provider of perimeter security solutions, today announced that the company has received a $230 million Access Control Point (ACP) Design-Build contract from the U.S. Army and Engineering Support Center, Huntsville (CEHNC) to provide design and construction services at Department of Defense installations worldwide.


EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 12, 2013

Wyle Wins $4.9 Million Award to Provide Technical Analysis to the U.S. Navy

Wyle to Improve Fleet Flight Clearance Data, While Lowering Costs

Wyle has been awarded a task order valued at $4.9 million from the Defense Technical Information Center's Reliability Information Analysis Center to provide weaponeering and stores planning test and evaluation for the U.S. Navy.


CHANTILLY, Va., July 9, 2013

TASC Awarded $37.9 Million Task Order to Provide Engineering Support for Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division

TASC wins SeaPort-e task order to support U.S. Navy radar systems

The U.S. Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command, Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division, has awarded TASC, Inc., a task order to provide engineering and technical support for its rotating surveillance radar systems. TASC will serve as the prime contractor on the task order, which is valued at $37.9 million over one base and two option years.


PRINCETON, N.J., July 8, 2013

Mikros Systems Awarded $2.8 million Contract With the United States Navy - Will Extend ADEPT to Littoral Combat Ships

Mikros Systems Corporation (OTCBB: MKRS), announced today that it was awarded a $2.8 million contract to deliver new condition-based maintenance capabilities for radars and electronic systems aboard the US Navy's Littoral Combat Ships (LCS).

Over the past three years Mikros has delivered more than 100 Adaptive Diagnostic Electronic Portable Test-set (ADEPT) systems to the US Navy for use on Aegis Cruisers and Destroyers. ADEPT has been embraced by the US Navy for its potential to reduce shipboard maintenance and deliver new distance support solutions. This new contract will extend ADEPT capabilities to deliver the ADEPT Distance Support Sensor Suite (ADSSS) to the US Navy.


LIVONIA, Mich., July 2, 2013

Beaver Aerospace & Defense Part of Team Providing Aircraft, Training and Support for U.S. Air Force Light Air Support Mission

Beaver will supply trim actuators for A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft, supporting jobs and economic opportunity in Livonia, MI

Beaver Aerospace & Defense, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and global leader in the design and manufacturing of custom and broad-range actuation technologies, today announced that it is part of the supplier network tapped by the U.S. Air Force under its recently awarded Light Air Support (LAS) contract. On February 28, 2013, the U.S. Air Force announced the selection of Sierra Nevada Corporation to supply aircraft for use by the Afghanistan National Army Air Corps and other future customers.  The aircraft that will be provided is the Embraer A-29 Super Tucano. The aircraft will be used for conducting flight training, aerial reconnaissance and light air support operations and is a key element of U.S. government partner-building efforts in Afghanistan and other partner nations.


YAHUD, Israel, June 27, 2013

Magal Receives $4.2 Million in Orders

Magal Security Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ GM: MAGS) announced today that it recently received a number of orders from Asia and the Americas amounting to $4.2 million.

A total amounting to $1.7 million of these orders originated from India for securing the perimeters, entrances and the inner sides of two private industrial sites. The order includes surveillance cameras, gate controls and Fortis4G - Magal's latest version of PSIM. India is a market in which Magal recently established its local presence and these orders represent the initial fruits of that effort.


ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 24, 2013

Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin Approximately $320 Million Contract For IT And Telecommunications Services

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will continue to provide enhanced communications reliability, survivability, information capabilities, and user support within the National Capital Region on behalf of the Air Force District of Washington under a new, approximately$320 million, contract.

Under the new one-year base, nine options award, Lockheed Martin will run the Network Command Center, supporting the Air Force's National Capital Region IT communications network used by all Air Force personnel in the Washington, DC region – including the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews, and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. Services will include desktop support, enterprise applications, plans, projects and engineering services, and National Military Command Center (NMCC) support.


PARIS, June 19, 2013

Raytheon Delivers Mini Transponders for Identification Friend or Foe on Korean Air UAV

Transponders are 60 percent smaller and lighter than others

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed deliveries of its miniature military-grade Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponders to Korean Air Lines as the Republic of Korea's top air carrier develops unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).

The small transponders are designed to fly on UAVs and smaller helicopters and deliver all of the military and civilian airspace performance capabilities of Raytheon's industry-leading IFF transponder product line, found on most larger military aircraft and many civilian aircraft.


EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 18, 2013

Wyle Awarded Contract Valued at Up to $47 Million to Provide U.S. Navy Support

Wyle to Evaluate Navy Systems Operational Effectiveness and Suitability

Wyle has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contract worth more than $15 million to provide technical and analytical support to Commander, Operational Test and Evaluation Force.


MCLEAN, Va., ;June 12, 2013

SAIC Awarded Contract By United States Space And Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic

Company to Provide Electronics and Communications Services and Solutions

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic to provide electronics and communications services and solutions in support of mission capabilities within the Decision Superiority (DS) Portfolio. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a one-year base period of performance, four one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $900 million for all awardees, if all options are exercised. Work will be performed in Charleston, S.C., and locations worldwide, including the Middle East.


ORLANDO, Fla., June 11, 2013

Lockheed Martin Receives $34 Million JASSM® Contract For Additional Integration Onto Finnish Air Force F-18

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received a $34.2 millionForeign Military Sales contract from the U.S. Air Force to support additional integration of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) onto the Finnish Air Force F-18C/D aircraft.

Finland is the second international customer for JASSM. This second contract for Finland includes test missiles, software development and engineering documentation. The first contract was awarded in 2012, which initiated the six-year integration, production and sustainment effort.


EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., June 10, 2013

Saab Sensis Wide Area Multilateration Now Providing Surveillance of Flights Operating Near Korea's Lotte World Tower

Saab Sensis' Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system is now providing surveillance of flights operating in close proximity of the Lotte World Tower being constructed near Seoul Air Base, Korea, to Republic of Korea Air Force (ROKAF) air traffic controllers. The system also employs the first operational deployment of conflict detection and alerting capabilities for a WAM surveillance system, further enhancing safety of flights.


EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 4, 2013

Wyle Wins $46.8 Million Award to Support U.S. Army Missile and Weapon Systems

Wyle Task Order from Reliability Information Analysis Center To Increase Availability of Systems at Lower Costs

Wyle has been awarded a contract worth $46.8 million to provide logistics, engineering, technical, programmatic and field engineering services for a variety of missile and close combat weapon systems for the U.S. Army.


WALTHAM, Mass., June 3, 2013

General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions Launches New Malware-Detection Product to Protect Against Targeted Inbound Threats

Fidelis XPS™ Vector provides enterprise customers with greater visibility and faster speed to detect and block malware used to penetrate networks.

General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions has introduced Fidelis XPS Vector, a new product in the Fidelis XPS portfolio that provides comprehensive detection, analysis and prevention against inbound malware and associated command and control traffic. Fidelis XPS Vector protects customers against both common and targeted malware and exploits used by adversaries to penetrate networks.


FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 28, 2013

EuroHawk GmbH, Northrop Grumman and EADS Statement on the Euro Hawk Program

EuroHawk GmbH, Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and EADS have released the following statement on the Euro Hawk program:

"EuroHawk GmbH, Northrop Grumman and EADS remain fully committed to the Euro Hawk program of record, and the critical capabilities the system will provide the German armed forces and its allies.


BINGEN, Wash., May 23, 2013

Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Achieves Milestone C Approval

Insitu announced today that RQ-21A reached Milestone C under the Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) contract with Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). The achievement will enable the program to transition from the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase to a Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) phase and enter initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E).

"This milestone represents the dedication and commitment of the entire government and industry team to executing a challenging and fast-paced EMD program," said Ryan Hartman, Insitu's senior vice president of Integrator Programs. "I couldn't be more proud of the Insitu team. Our greatest asset is our engineering talent and this event represents yet another significant engineering achievement for them."


LONDON, May 21, 2013

Northrop Grumman Deploys IP-Based Air Traffic Communication System in North Sea

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced that its Europe-based air traffic management systems subsidiary, in collaboration with NATS, the U.K. air traffic management services provider, has deployed an airspace communication system that will enhance air safety in the East Shetland Basin oil-producing area of the North Sea.


SAN DIEGO, May 16, 2013

AnaptysBio Awarded U.S. Government Contract To Develop Anti-Ricin Antibodies

SHM-XEL platform to generate high thermostability antibodies for biodefense applications

AnaptysBio, Inc., a privately-held therapeutic antibody company, today announced the receipt of a contract award from the U.S. government for the development of highly thermostable anti-ricin antibodies for biodefense applications. Under the terms of AnaptysBio's contract with the Science and Technology Corporation, AnaptysBio will be responsible for delivering anti-ricin antibodies to the Edgewood Chemical and Biological Center (ECBC), an agency of the U.S. Army. This contract is funded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), and follows successful completion of multiple biodefense-related antibody programs by AnaptysBio in partnership with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).


MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 14, 2013

Raytheon Delivers Electronic Jamming Capability for Gray Eagle UAS

Effort will mark first time Army has capability on unmanned vehicle

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered two electronic attack payloads in support of the U.S. Army's Networked Electronic Warfare, Remotely Operated (NERO) system. The payloads were delivered as part of a contract awarded by the U.S. Navy NAVSEA-Crane in 2012. NERO is utilized on the Army's MQ-1C Gray Eagle UAS (Unmanned Aircraft System) as an airborne electronic attack system capable of jamming enemy communications systems.


ISTANBUL, May 8, 2013

Sikorsky Delivers the First of Two VIP S-92® Helicopters to Turkish National Police for Service to the Turkish Prime Ministry

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced it has delivered the first of two VIP S-92® helicopters to the Turkish National Police (TNP) for service to the Turkish Prime Ministry, under a contract signed in 2011. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The new helicopters will support the Head of State function currently served by one S-92 helicopter operated by the TNP since 2005


WALTHAM, Mass., May 7, 2013

General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions Enhances Real-Time Threat Detection for Customers

Fidelis XPS integrates with IBM QRadar, providing customers with enhanced situational awareness through advanced threat alerts to improve enterprise security.

General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions has integrated its flagship network security solution, Fidelis XPS™, with IBM's security information and event management (SIEM) product, the IBM QRadar. This product collaboration will help protect customers' valuable enterprise assets from complex advanced persistent threats by delivering real-time malicious activity reports so customers know what is happening on their networks.


SAN DIEGO, April 30, 2013

Northrop Grumman Selected to Complete JCREW I1B1 Development

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a $14.1 million option to complete development of the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (JCREW) Increment 1, Block 1 (I1B1) System of Systems. JCREW is a next-generation system to protect warfighters, vehicles, watercraft, and permanent structures from RCIEDs.


ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2013

DRS Technologies Awarded Contract to Provide the U.S. Army with Target Location and Designation Systems

DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has been awarded a $15.5 million contract by the U.S. Army for an advanced targeting system. The cost-plus-fixed-fee, incrementally-funded contract by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, MD is for the Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase of the Joint Effects Targeting System (JETS) Target Location and Designation System (TLDS).


GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 23, 2013

Sodexo Awarded Food Service Transformation Contract at Five Air Force Bases

Sodexo, leading provider of Quality of Life Services, announced today that it has been affirmed as the winning bidder for a contract of up to 10 years to provide food services at five United States Air Force bases. The contract is valued at $200 million in revenues, over the life of the contract.


LONDON, April 22, 2013

BAE Systems Detica Unveils Detica CyberReveal, the First Defence-Grade Product to Give Businesses a New In-house Approach to Security Intelligence

Single view of cyber threat means the world's largest companies can protect and secure their assets by reducing investigation times by up to 75 per cent

BAE Systems Detica today announces the launch of its defence-grade cyber security product, CyberReveal, to the commercial marketplace, for companies to use in-house for the first time.

Designed primarily for companies with their own security analysts, CyberReveal is an analytics and investigation product that gives companies the intelligence they need to protect their valuable intellectual property and sensitive commercial information from being stolen or compromised by cyber criminals.


CARDIFF, Wales, April 22, 2013

University of South Wales and Armed Forces Team Up

Education and humanitarian support underpin new Military Covenant

Soldiers, sailors and airmen will be the first in the UK to benefit from a major agreement with the UK's newest major university.  A Military Community Covenant has been signed today (Monday 22 April) between the Armed Forces in Wales and the University of South Wales.

Under the covenant agreement, the University will support service personnel with a Forces Champion to provide advice and guidance on their educational future when they leave the forces.

As well as providing specialist support to the forces' training for disaster relief and medical services, the University will build on its track record as an employer to support its staff who serve in the reserve forces. Recent deployments by staff have included Kosovo, Bosnia, Iraq, and Afghanistan.


EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 16, 2013

Saab Sensis A-SMGCS Now Operational At Brisbane Airport

Airservices Australia, the air navigation service provider (ANSP) for Australia, has commissioned the Saab Sensis Advanced – Surface Movement Guidance and Control System (A-SMGCS) at Brisbane Airport for operational use. The A-SMGCS provides air traffic controllers the location and identification of all aircraft on the airport's runways and taxiways for improved safety and efficiency at Australia's third busiest airport.


DALLAS, April 12, 2013

Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Intercepts And Destroys Tactical Ballistic Missile In New Test

Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) PAC-3 Missile successfully detected, tracked and intercepted a tactical ballistic missile (TBM) in a Lower Tier Project Office flight test today at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

Two PAC-3 Missiles were ripple-fired in the test per current doctrine. The first interceptor destroyed the target and the second PAC-3 Missile self-destructed as planned. Mission objectives were focused on reducing risk for a flight test of the PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) scheduled later this year.


OULU, Finland, April 9, 2013

Elektrobit (EB) Delivers Tactical Communication System for the Finnish Defence Forces

Elektrobit (EB) has signed a contract with the Finnish Defence Forces for deliveries of the EB Tactical Wireless IP Network communication system. The product delivery contains tactical routers and radio head units for the land force's communication needs. This contract is a continuation to the EB's Tactical Wireless IP Network development and pilot delivery contract signed in September 2011. The value of the purchase is EUR 7.0 million (excl. VAT). The deliveries are to be finalized by the end of March 2014. This agreement has no impact on EB's guidance for 2013 that was published in the Financial Statement Bulletin 2012 on February 19, 2013.


MCLEAN, Va., April 4, 2013

SAIC Awarded Contract by U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command

Company to Provide Security Engineering Services in Support of the Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection Ashore Global Sustainment Program

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) to provide security engineering services in support of the Anti-terrorism/Force Protection (AT/FP) Ashore Global Sustainment Program. The single-award contract has a one-year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $74 million, if all options are exercised.


STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., April 2, 2013

General Dynamics Awarded $40 Million for Abrams Tank Production

General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded an additional $40 million for the procurement and production of Saudi M1A2 (M1A2S) Abrams tanks for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  This modification is part of an existing contract to upgrade theKingdom of Saudi Arabia's fleet of tanks.

The Foreign Military Sales contract was awarded by the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command on behalf of the Royal Saudi Land Forces.


EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 1, 2013

Wyle Wins $24 Million Engineering Contract From Naval Air Systems Command

Wyle Experts to Provide Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Engineering and Technical Support

Wyle has been awarded a $24 million contract to provide specialized engineering expertise for the Naval Air Systems Command's Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Division.


STRATFORD, Conn., March 26, 2013

Colombian Army Takes Delivery of Five S-70i™ BLACK HAWK Helicopters

The Colombian Army has formally inducted five new Sikorsky S-70i multi-mission helicopters into its fleet of BLACK HAWK aircraft. Colombia is the first South American country to buy the S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopter variant from Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX).


ROLLING MEADOWS, III., March 20, 2013

U.S. Air Force Selects Cambium Networks For Theater Deployable Communications Program

Cambium PTP 45600 Delivers Secure, Rapidly Deployable Wireless Connectivity to U.S. Air Force Program of Record

Cambium Networks™, a leading provider of IP wireless broadband access and transport solutions, today announced that the U.S. Air Force has selected Cambium's point-to-point (PTP) 45600 High Capacity Line-of-Sight (HCLOS) radio for its Theater Deployable Communications (TDC PMO) program of record. Supported by General Dynamics, TDC PMO will replace its legacy Radio Frequency Module (RFM) backhaul radio with Cambium's theater-proven, agency-vetted PTP 45600 HCLOS radio to provide reliable and secure voice, video and data functions for both deployable warfighters and first response missions anywhere in the world.


GERMANTOWN, Md., March 19, 2013

Hughes Demonstrates Seamless SATCOM on Military Helicopters

Zero Packet Loss over Ka and Ku-band Satellite Channels during Flight

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has successfully demonstrated high-throughput video and data transmission over SATCOM links on a variety of rotary wing platforms. Employing an advanced waveform technology developed by Hughes, the new communications-on-the-move (COTM) microsat system achieved zero packet loss on transmission and reception through the rotor blades, over both Ka and Ku-band satellite channels

HAIFA, Israel, March 17, 2013


Elbit Systems to Supply an Asian Customer with Land Electronic Warfare Systems Valued at Approximately $115 Million

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT - Elisra Ltd., (Elisra), was awarded an approximately$115 million contract to supply an Asian customer with Electronic Warfare (EW) systems for multi-purpose land missions. The contract will be performed over two years.

Edgar Maimon, General Manager of Elisra, commented: "We are very proud of this award, achieved due to our technological advancements in the EW field. This award further attests to our position and recognition as a world leading supplier of EW systems. We are experiencing a growing global demand for various types of EW systems, and I trust that further customers will follow and select our advanced systems as their preferred solution."


EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 12, 2013

Naval Air Systems Command Awards Wyle Unmanned Air Systems $24 Million Contract

Wyle Technical Experts to Provide Reliability Improvement, Testing and Other Services

Wyle has been awarded a three-year $24 million contract to provide reliability improvement, testing, technology insertion and life-cycle analysis for unmanned air systems and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance project and programs for the Naval Air Systems Command.


MCLEAN, Va., March 6, 2013

SAIC Awarded Contract by United States Air Force Life Cycle Management Center

Company to Provide Command and Control Applications Information Services Development to the Air Combat Command

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) to provide command and control (C2) applications information services development to the Air Combat Command (ACC). The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a six-year period of performance and a total contract value of $249 million for all awardees. Work will be performed primarily in Mclean, Va. and Morgantown, W.Va


ORLANDO, Fla., March 5, 2013

Lockheed Martin Receives $71 Million Long Range Anti-Ship Missile Contract from the U.S. Navy

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has received a $71 million Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) modification contract from the U.S. Navy to conduct air- and surface-launched flight tests and other risk reduction activities.

Under this contract, an additional air-launched LRASM flight test will be conducted from a B-1B in 2013. There are already two air-launched flight tests scheduled for this year as part of the Phase 2 LRASM contract awarded in 2010.


HERNDON, Va., Feb. 28, 2013

Sysorex Awarded Prime Position On $250 Million Pillar Contract To Provide SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic Business And Force Support

Sysorex Government Services, Inc. (Sysorex), a leading information technology solutions and services company and wholly owned subsidiary of Sysorex Global Holdings Corp. (SYRX.PK), announced today that they have received a multi-million dollar contract as a small business Prime Contractor on the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic Business and Force Support (BFS) contract.  The potential cumulative value across all awardees of this indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multi-award contract is $250 million if all options are exercised.


ANN ARBOR, Michigan, February 26, 2013

Arotech Receives $2.4 Million Swipes™ Order From the US Army

Soldier Worn Integrated Power Equipment System reduces battery weight carried by soldiers by up to 30%

Arotech Corporation (Nasdaq GM: ARTX), a provider of quality defense and security products for the military, law enforcement and homeland security markets, announced today that its Battery and Power Systems Division received an order from the United States Army for over 1,500 units of its award-winning SWIPES™ System.


LISLE, Ill., Feb. 20, 2013

Navistar Defense Awarded $23 Million Order To Provide Armored Cabs To The Afghan National Security Forces

Navistar Defense, LLC, already a key supplier to the Afghan National Army (ANA) and Afghan National Police (ANP), has received an urgent delivery order from the U.S. Army (TACOM LCMC) to retrofit 205 armored cabs onto Navistar Medium Tactical Vehicles (MTV) currently designated for service with the Afghan National Security Forces.


SHELTON, Conn., Feb. 19, 2013

Sikorsky Aerospace Services Selects Cobham's Advanced Avionics Suite for S-61 Modernization Program

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced plans to equip Sikorsky's modernized S-61T™ helicopter with a suite of advanced avionics provided by S-TEC Corporation/Cobham Commercial Systems (Cobham) of Mineral Wells, Texas. In early 2010, the U.S. Department of State entered into an IDIQ (indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity) agreement to purchase up to 110 modernized S-61 helicopters for passengers and cargo transport missions worldwide. SAS is the aftermarket business of Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky), a subsidiary of United Technologies Corporation (UTC) (NYSE: UTX).


KANPUR, India, February 14, 2013

MKU Helps Fight Piracy at High Seas

MKU, India's leading manufacturer and supplier of ballistic protection and surveillance equipment for armed forces, paramilitary forces and police worldwide announced its latest cutting edge Level III 1 Kg Ballistic Plate (Up-Armour Insert).

The threats from sea pirates in the Gulf of Aden is increasing by the day; apart from exposing the ships & sailors to the risk of hijack it has also added to the cost of shipping in this part of the world and the western half of the globe. The cost of Insurance of sea vessels has gone up considerably because of the piracy risk.


ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 12, 2013

Javelin Demonstrates Extended Range Capability in Recent Tests

The Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture recently demonstrated the ability of the Javelin missile to engage targets beyond its current maximum range requirements during a series of tests at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

During the U.S. Army tests, the Javelin system acquired and engaged targets up to 4,750 meters.

"These tests prove that, under favorable conditions, Javelin can have reliable, solid performance as a close-combat weapon system well beyond the current maximum range requirement of 2,500 meters," said Duane Gooden, Javelin Joint Venture president and Raytheon Javelin program director. "There were two direct hits on the threat representative target at the extended range."


MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 6, 2013

SAIC Awarded Contract by United States Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division

Company to Provide Logistics and Program Management Services for the Navy Corrosion Control Assistance Teams

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced it was awarded a prime contract by the United States Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Carderock Division to provide logistics and program management services for the Navy Corrosion Control Assistance Teams (CCAT). The single-award cost-plus fixed-fee contract has a one-year base period of performance, two one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $23 million, if all options are exercised. Work will be performed primarily in Norfolk, Va., Little Creek, Va.,Mayport, Fla., San Diego, Calif., Everett, Wash., and Yokuska, Japan.


GLENROTHES, Scotland, Feb. 5, 2013

Raytheon Achieves UK First with Opening of New Silicon Carbide Foundry

Raytheon today officially 'opened for business' a new UK-leading silicon carbide manufacturing 'foundry' facility, developed through several years' research into advanced manufacturing processes and materials science. The application of silicon carbide in electronic systems will place the UK in a leading position to develop next-generation, high-efficiency, smaller, low-weight power conversion products used in harsh environments across the automotive, aerospace, geothermal explorations, oil and gas, and clean energy sectors.


DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2013

Lockheed Martin Receives $197 Million U.S. Army Contract For Guided MLRS Rocket Production

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received a $197 million contract option from the U.S. Army for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rocket production.

This contract option was attached to the GMLRS Production Lot 7 contract, which now has a total funded value of $550.8 million. The GMLRS Production Lot 7 contract was originally awarded to Lockheed Martin in July 2012. This move enables the service to pay less for each rocket than if a separate 2013 production contract were issued.


CARROLLTON, Texas, Jan. 29, 2013

Spanish Army Selects Critical Solutions International's Husky Mounted Detection System As Their Threat Detection Solution

Critical Solutions International (CSI) announced today that the Spanish Army has procured the Husky Mounted Detection System (HMDS™) with ground penetrating radar as their Vehicle Mounted Mine Detection (VMMD) solution. This is the first acquisition of the HMDS by Spain and represents a critical enhancement in the mine clearance capability of the Spanish deployed force.  Known for its survivability, the Husky combines advanced ground penetrating radar and sensors to detect buried mines and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs).


EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2013

Raytheon, US Air Force Complete Small Diameter Bomb II Fit Check on F-35 Aircraft

Test shows SDB II is compatible with Joint Strike Fighter

The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed a fit check of the GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. During the test, four SDB II shapes were loaded into an F-35 weapon bay alongside an Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile. Sweeps of the inboard and outboard bay doors verified there was adequate clearance between the two weapons.


GROTON, Conn., Jan. 22, 2013

General Dynamics Receives $13 Million Navy Award for Common Missile Compartment Development

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $12.8 million contract modification for the continued development of the Common Missile Compartment for the U.S. Ohio Replacement Program and the United Kingdom's Successor ballistic-missile submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

Under the modification, Electric Boat will procure prototype material and equipment to be used in the production of the Common Missile Compartment.


EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Jan.  17, 2013

Pratt & Whitney Delivers Final Production F119 Engine to the U.S. Air Force

Pratt & Whitney Military Engines today delivered the 507th and last production F119 engine to the U.S. Air Force for its F-22 Raptor fleet.  The F119 Final Engine Delivery ceremony at the Middletown, Conn. Engine Center was held with representatives from the Air Force, Lockheed Martin and Boeing in attendance. Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company.


ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 15, 2013

The Tauri Group Awarded the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense Program Engineering and Technical Support (OPETS) Medical Domain Contract

The Tauri Group, LLC is pleased to announce that it has been selected as one of six prime contractors to provide technical and program management support services in the Medical Domain to the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense (JPEO-CBD). The cumulative total of task orders to be awarded competitively to all awardees across Domains could be as high as $495 million over the next three years.


RESTON, Va., Jan. 11, 2013

Serco Wins Position on $900 Million SSC Atlantic Pillar Multiple Award Contract

Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services to the federal government, announced today that the Company has received one of seven awards on a new SPAWAR Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic Pillar Multiple Award Contract (MAC) for Production, Installation, and In-Service (PII) support. This MAC has a ceiling value of $900 million over a one-year base period and four one-year options periods, if all options are exercised.


FRANKLIN, Tenn., Jan. 8, 2013

Smith & Wesson Security Solutions Awarded $63 Million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Contract

FutureNet Security Solutions, LLC d/b/a Smith & Wesson Security Solutions (SWSS), a leading turn-key provider of perimeter security solutions, today announced that the company has received a $63 million maintenance and service contract from the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville (CEHNC), to provide services at CONUS and OCONUS Department of Defense installations.


GROTON, Conn., Jan. 4, 2013

General Dynamics Awarded $4.6 Billion for Submarine Programs

General Dynamics Electric Boat was recently awarded three U.S. Navy contracts totaling $4.6 billion to design and develop the next-generation strategic deterrent submarine, and to continue construction and purchasing of materials for Virginia-class attack submarines. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

Under a five-year, $1.85 billion Ohio Replacement Program contract, Electric Boat will perform research and development work for this new class of ballistic-missile submarine, which is scheduled for a 2021 construction start. Additionally, Electric Boat will continue development of the joint U.S. Navy / Royal Navy Common Missile Compartment for Ohio Replacement submarines and the UK Successor-class ballistic-missile submarine. The potential value of this contract is $1.995 billion.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 1, 2013

US Navy Awards Raytheon $169 million for DDG 1000 Program

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a not-to-exceed $169 million modification to previously awarded fixed-price incentive, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for deferred mission systems equipment for DDG 1000 and DDG 1001, scheduled critical DDG 1002 non-hatchable mission systems equipment, and non-recurring engineering applicable to mission system equipment design and development. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.


HAIFA, Israel, December 31, 2012

Elbit Systems Awarded Israel Ministry of Defense Contracts to Supply Various Systems for a Total Amount of Approximately $315 Million

The new contracts relate to a variety of the Company's fields of activity and include Unmanned Systems, Electronic Warfare, Electro-Optic Systems, Avionics and Land Systems

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE:ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded various contracts by the Israel Ministry of Defense ("IMOD"), in a number of fields of activity for a total value of approximately $315 million.


ROMSEY, England, December 24, 2012

Roke's Miniature Radar Altimeter Becomes Standard Fit on Saab's Skeldar UAV

Roke Manor Research Ltd (Roke), a Chemring Group company, has worked with Saab to successfully integrate its Miniature Radar Altimeter (MRA) into Saab's Skeldar UAV for which it is now a standard fit.

Roke's Type 2 MRA will be integrated into the Skeldar landing system to enable the medium-range UAV to accurately determine its height above ground.


GROTON, Conn., Dec. 17, 2012

General Dynamics Awarded $41 Million for Submarine Maintenance and Modernization

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract worth $41 million to perform non-nuclear submarine modernization and maintenance work. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

Under the contract, Electric Boat will continue operating the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative at the Naval Submarine Base here, providing a wide range of non-nuclear overhaul, repair and modernization services in support of submarines, floating dry docks, support and service craft and other equipment at the base. About 250 Electric Boat employees will be engaged in the work.


ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 18, 2012

ATK Awarded Contract to Deliver Precision Extended Range Munition Capability for U.S. Marine Corps 120mm Mortar System

ATK Will Offer its Industry Leading Precision Guidance Fuzing Technology to Add Precision to the Marine Corps' Mature Expeditionary Fire Support System's Capabilities

ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced today that it will begin execution of a $14.3 million contract awarded to develop a solution to meet the U.S. Marine Corps' requirement for a rifled, 120mm, Precision Extended Range Mortar (PERM). ATK's Armament Systems division will serve as the prime contractor to the Marine Corps for the 24-month PERM development program that will demonstrate a precision mortar cartridge capable of reliably providing accuracy within 20 meters circular error probable and can then be quickly transitioned to production and ultimately fielding.


LONDON, December 13, 2012

SAR Operation Strategies and Case Studies From the RAF, Arctic Command and HM Coastguard

Search and Rescue (SAR) representatives from 28 organisations across 14 nations will be joining forces on the world class speaker panel at Search and Rescue Europe 2013. They will share insight into enhancing SAR capabilities, increasing interoperability across SAR resources and carrying out best practice life saving techniques.


MONTREAL and DUBAI, UAE, December 11, 2012

Transworld Aviation Signs Parts Distribution Centre Agreement with Bombardier Aerospace

Transworld Aviation has signed a parts distribution centre agreement with Canadian aircraft manufacturer, Bombardier Aerospace, to operate a Dubai depot for Bombardier* aircraft parts.

The move of Bombardier's Dubai parts depot to Transworld Aviation's facility was successfully completed on September 30, 2012 and is now operational to support operators in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.


WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012

Denmark Selects U.S. Navy's MH-60R SEAHAWK® Helicopter

The U.S. Navy announced today that the Danish government signed an official letter of offer and acceptance formalizing its intent to buy nine MH-60R SEAHAWK® helicopters and comprehensive logistics support for its Maritime Helicopter Replacement Program.

Valued at US $686 million (Kr 4 billion), the aircraft will be procured via the U.S. government's Foreign Military Sales program.

"It's great news that the Danish government has selected the U.S. Navy's MH-60R, an aircraft we believe is the world's most capable multi-mission maritime helicopter," said Rear Adm. Paul Grosklags, Program Executive Officer, Air, ASW, Assault and Special Mission Programs. "Danish pilots and crew will be able to fly with the confidence that these aircraft have been proven operationally capable at sea and have the full logistics support already in place to ensure they are ready and able to fly anytime, anywhere in the world."


MCLEAN, Va., Dec. 4, 2012

Northrop Grumman Delivers Australian Automated Biometric Information System Trial Proof of Concept

Trial proof of concept will help develop a biometric data repository for the Australian Department of Defence

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has successfully delivered the trial proof of concept for an automated biometric information system (ABIS) for the Australian Department of Defence. The system will be operated for a trial period to enable testing and refinement of analytical techniques for producing biometrically enabled intelligence and to help determine the requirements for a future biometrics information management solution.


ARMONK, N.Y., Nov. 28, 2012

The UK Ministry of Defence Uses IBM Technology to Create Smarter, Greener Buildings

IBM smarter building solutions to provide the right information to support decisions on an estate valued at about $36 billion

The United Kingdom's Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded IBM (NYSE: IBM) with a contract that will help it gain greater insight and intelligence in relation to its entire property portfolio. DIO, an operational arm of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), is responsible for the management of some 4,000 separate sites and includes military barracks; land, air and naval bases; and military training grounds. Using IBM's smarter buildings software and services, DIO expects to reduce building operating costs and find ways to better utilize its existing real estate.


FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 27, 2012

General Dynamics Awarded Contract Under New U.S. Army Rapid-Acquisition Communications Program

Program will help speed delivery of tactical command, control and communications capabilities to military and government personnel.

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) was recently awarded a contract under the U.S. Army's new Global Tactical Advanced Communications Systems (GTACS) and Services program, which enables the rapid development and acquisition of a wide range of communications equipment and technical support needed by the U.S. Department of Defense and other federal agencies. The five-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a total potential value of $10 billion among all 20 awardees if all options are exercised.


YAHUD, Israel, November 26, 2012

Magal Receives $4.4 Million in Orders for Securing Critical Sites

Magal Security Systems, Ltd. (NASDAQ GM: MAGS) announced today that it has recently received orders amounting to $4.4 million. Of these orders, $2 million originated in Latin America and are to secure the perimeters of prisons and police stations. The remainder is to secure nuclear power-plants in the Far-East and conventional power plants in Israel.


MUMBAI, November 20, 2012

Rolta Establishes Global OEM Partnership With SAP

ROLTA today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with SAP to deliver their Business Intelligence technology platform as part of Rolta OneView™ Enterprise Suite for customers worldwide. With this approach our customers have single-window access to SAP's best in class BI technology and the leading domain specific OneView™ analytics solution from Rolta.

According to Sid Snitkin, Vice-President, ARC Advisory Group, "Rolta OneView™ solves critical issues that constrain operational excellence programs across the process industries. Clearly, Rolta OneView™ is an enterprise-class solution that can bring significant benefits and savings to process and power corporations."


LONDON, Nov. 13, 2012

MoD Launches GEMS Online - a New Cloud Service for Employee Suggestions

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has launched GEMS Online, a new digital Staff Engagement and Innovation system online employee suggestion scheme that is based on K2 blackpearl and hosted on the G-Cloud infrastructure. GEMS Online has been designed to enable MoD and Armed Forces personnel to make suggestions to help the MoD transform and will enable the MoD to rapidly access and act upon the innovation and experience of its own staff.


POMEZIA, Italy, Nov. 13, 2012

Northrop Grumman to Provide Attitude Heading Reference System for Israel's M-346 Trainer Aircraft

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been selected by prime contractor Alenia Aermacchi to provide the Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS) for the Israel Ministry of Defense's M-346 advanced trainer aircraft fleet.


MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 9, 2012

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Awards Contract to SAIC

Company to provide Mine Warfare Tactical Decision Aid in support of the Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) Upgrade

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] today announced it has been awarded a contract to provide the Mine Warfare and Environmental Decision Aids Library (MEDAL) tactical decision aid in support of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) MCH-101 helicopter Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM).  In addition to providing the MEDAL software system, SAIC will be assisting with engineering and training services as MEDAL is integrated within the broader MCH-101 ground support system, being developed by NEC Corporation, the prime contractor in Japan.


FORT BELVOIR, Va., Nov. 6, 2012

Defense Logistics Agency Requires DNA Marking to Combat Counterfeit Parts

In an effort to enhance current safeguards to prevent counterfeit parts from entering the Defense Logistics Agency's supply chain, the agency introduced a new authentication marking requirement for the electronic microcircuits supply class.

DLA is requiring the use of deoxyribonucleic acid, more commonly known as DNA, authentication marking for future procurements of items falling within Federal Supply Class 5962, Electronic Microcircuits. The requirement only applies to procurements made by DLA.


BRISBANE, Australia, Oct. 30, 2012

Insitu Pacific Successfully Integrates McQ Sensor Technology with ScanEagle UAS

Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it has successfully completed integration between its ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) and the McQ iScout Unattended Ground Sensor (UGS) and OmniWatch technologies.

McQ is an industry leader in UGS technology and development with its UGS deployed in widespread service with the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of Energy and a range of international customers. The McQ iScout sensor provides battlefield proven, covert, low power and long-endurance sensing capability with best in class, low false alarm rates.


CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 30, 2012

Chemring Detection Systems Awarded $29M For Chemical Detection Systems

Chemring Detection Systems ("CDS") a Chemring Group ("Chemring") company, announced a $29M contract award to supply chemical detection systems to the US Army. The award was made by the Edgewood Contracting Division of the Aberdeen Providing Grounds Contracting Command for over 100 Joint Services Lightweight Standoff Chemical Agent Detectors (JSLSCAD).   The systems will be installed in the Stryker Nuclear Biological Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle (NBCRV).


ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29, 2012

Lockheed Martin Wins $114 Million Contract to Enhance Combat Vehicle Training

The U.S. Army competitively awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $114 million, five-year contract to upgrade combat vehicle simulators for soldier training and to expand the training capability for the Marine Corps.

Lockheed Martin will develop and install 13 upgrades for close combat tactical training systems at 19 Army installations. The new technologies will add integrated displays and replicate tactical vehicle capabilities identical to those now entering the field. The enhancements will be fielded starting in February 2013.


MILTON KEYNES, England, Oct. 23 2012

Hughes Europe and Bentley Walker to Provide New Ka-band Services to the Middle East

Bentley Walker extends existing broadband service to military personnel in Iraq and Afghanistan with enhanced high-throughput consumer offering

Hughes Europe and Bentley Walker will launch Ka-band communications services in the Middle East over the Avanti Hylas 2 satellite, opening up significant new satellite capacity in the region.

As part of the new agreement, which builds on the companies' existing long-standing relationship, Bentley Walker has purchased three additional Gateway NOCs from Hughes. This includes two of the latest HX System 4.0s, enabling resellers to set up local Virtual Network Operators (VNOs).


PARIS, Oct. 23, 2012

Lockheed Martin Unveils Its Multi-Mission Combatant For Navies Worldwide

Industry team continues on-time delivery of Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ships to U.S. Navy

With two Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) currently in the U.S. Navy fleet, two more in production and two others under contract, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is leveraging experience gained through the LCS program to offer a Multi-Mission Combatant for navies worldwide.

The Multi-Mission Combatant is an agile, modular vessel capable of speeds in excess of 40 knots. It provides the power of a larger platform with a smaller crew, similar to the core 40 sailors the U.S. Navy uses on its version of the ship. As a next generation surface combat warship for international navies, the ships can deliver maximum firepower to meet current and future operational requirements with lengths ranging from 85 to 118 meters and displacement ranging from 1,800 to 3,500 tons.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 16, 2012

US Office of Naval Research Awards Raytheon Contracts to Develop Next-Generation Power Technology for Naval Systems

Advanced power distribution system will dramatically improve fuel efficiency and enable ship systems to tap more power as needed

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded two Phase 2 contracts under the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) Compact Power Conversion Technologies (CPCT) program. The program aims to deliver better fuel economy and architectural flexibility for critical mission systems on future surface ships and submarines.


WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2012

Lockheed Martin-Led Industry Team Receives $13.5 Million Contract To Develop New Autonomous Technology Aboard Unmanned Aircraft

The Office of Naval Research has awarded a $13.5 million contract to an industry team led by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] to explore highly advanced autonomous technologies aboard an unmanned vertical take-off and landing aircraft.


MARIETTA, Ga., Oct. 8, 2012

AISG Constructs Combat Zone Health Clinic in Helmand, Afghanistan

On September 15, 2012, facing down insurgent attacks and a diminishing US military presence, AISG Construction completed a permanent health clinic with twelve treatment rooms serving 4,000 local citizens of Khan Neshin District – dead center in the "homeland" of the Taliban. After picking up from a failed contractor and working almost exclusively with an Afghan labor force, AISG built a reinforced concrete and brick structure that meets US Army Corps of Engineers standards in one of the most dangerous and isolated places on earth. The supply lines alone extend hundreds of miles through hostile and undeveloped southern Afghanistan.


HAIFA, Israel, October 4, 2012

Elbit Systems Marks Another Success in Australia: Elbit Systems to Supply Battle Management Systems for the Royal Australian Navy

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT("Elbit Systems"), announced today that it was awarded a contract from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) for the supply of Battle Management Systems (BMS) for the Royal Australian Navy's landing craft. The contract is in an amount that is not material to Elbit Systems.

The systems are to be integrated into landing craft installed on board the Canberra Class Amphibious ships (LHD). The watercraft will enable transport of troops and equipment from the LHDs to the shore including where there are no fixed port facilities and will allow communication and connectivity with the Infantry Forces in joint operations.


FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 1, 2012

VSI to Enhance Royal Danish Air Force's F-16 Night-Attack Capability

RDAF becomes VSI's first international NVCD-ANVIS customer

Vision Systems International (VSI), LLC, a world leader in advanced Helmet Mounted Displays (HMDs), has been awarded a contract from the Royal Danish Air Force (RDAF) to provide its Night Vision Cueing and Display-Aviator's Night Vision Imaging Systems (NVCD-ANVIS) technology, the night module for the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS).

"We are extremely proud of this award from the Royal Danish Air Force, which is a continuation of the 12-year-long strategic relationship and look forward to the successful implementation of this new operational capability," said VSI President Phil King.  The RDAF will use VSI's NVCD-ANVIS to enhance its F-16 night-attack capability, for both air-to-air and air-to-ground operations.  The RDAF is VSI's first international customer for the NVCD-ANVIS technology.


PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 27, 2012

Communications & Power Industries Awarded Initial Orders of More Than $5 Million to Support U.S. Military Communications

Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) has received initial orders totaling more than $5 million from a prime contractor for high-power, Ka-band satellite communications amplifiers.  These satcom amplifiers will be used in a U.S. military communications program intended to provide worldwide communications connectivity to tactically deployed forces.


Nuremberg, GERMANY, Sept. 25, 2012

Ballistic Resistant Products with Dyneema® Meet High Temperature Requirements, and Pass Real-Time Aging Tests

DSM Dyneema, the producer of UHMwPE fiber and UD, branded Dyneema®, has recently finished two projects to study the long-term ballistic properties of various elements of personal protection equipment, intended for use by law enforcement and military personnel, made with its Dyneema® UD unidirectional composite.

DSM Dyneema is presenting the results of this latest research into ageing in a paper to be given at PASS 2012, the biennial Personal Armour Systems Symposium this year being held in Nuremberg on September 17-21st. Both papers have been peer-reviewed, and accepted by the PASS scientific committee. Data collected confirm the predictions made in accelerated ageing tests that the company presented two years ago at PASS 2010 in Quebec.


LONDON, September 19, 2012

QinetiQ Goes to Market With Q-Net™ II

Building on the combat experience of the delivery of over 11,000 Q-Net™ rocket propelled grenade protection systems, QinetiQ has unveiled Q-Net™ II to the defence market.

QinetiQ is delighted to announce that the high probability of defeat has been further increased in Q-Net™ II along with further weight reductions. This follows operational feedback and extensive testing of the upgrade. The latest system will deliver increased benefits to users in terms of both survivability and platform performance, particularly over bar armour solutions.


ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 19, 2012

Lockheed Martin Wins Role On Major U.S. Army Sustainment Services Program

The U.S. Army Sustainment Command selected Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] to compete for future opportunities to provide maintenance operations, supply support and transportation services through its new Enhanced Army Global Logistics Enterprise (EAGLE) program.


LONDON, September 17, 2012

Defence IQ Releases Report on Armoured Vehicle Market in India 2012-2022

Defence IQ, the leading online resource for military and defence news and analysis, recently announced the release of its 'Armoured Vehicles India 2012 - 2022' market research report. Based on a survey of 144 senior executives and professionals within the armoured vehicle domain, including both commercial and military respondents, the report explores how the future of India's armoured vehicle market is likely to evolve over the next decade.


LONDON, Sep. 11, 2012

Senior Air Force Officials to Give Feedback From Theatres Including Afghanistan, Latin America and North Africa at the 3rd Annual Airpower in Irregular Warfare Gathering

Air Force personnel from over 10 nations including the US, Brazil, Nigeria, Italy, Jordan, France and Turkey will gather at the 3rd Annual Airpower in Irregular Warfare (27 - 29 November, London).

Airpower in Irregular Warfare will provide coverage of the latest doctrinal developments and also evaluate the wide array of platforms and systems that can be utilised in counter insurgency operations (http://www.airpowerinirregularwarfare.com; 27 - 29 November, 2012, London).


ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 6, 2012

U.S. Air Force Awards Lockheed Martin $152 Million Sniper ATP Sustainment Contract

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has received a $152 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for Sniper® Advanced Targeting Pod (ATP) sustainment support over a five-year period, beginning in September 2012.

The contract transitions legacy Sniper pod sustainment support from Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, to Warner Robins Air Force Base, Ga. Additional scope includes engineering support, initial line replaceable unit spares, support equipment and pod containers. Specific tasks will be covered under a series of delivery orders to be awarded incrementally over the five-year period.


LONDON, Sep. 4, 2012

Northrop Grumman Welcomes Defence Minister to Unmanned Ground Vehicle Facility in Coventry, UK

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC)  welcomed the Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, Peter Luff MP, to the company's production facility for unmanned ground systems in Coventry, U.K. The visit marks the in-service date with the British Army of CUTLASS, the next generation of remotely controlled vehicle for hazardous duty operations developed for the Ministry of Defence (MoD).


GAINESVILLE, Fla., Aug. 30, 2012

Altavian Lands Five Year Contract with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Program

Altavian's state-of-the-art NOVA Block III makes major impact by effectively saving time and money

Altavian Inc. announced today that they have been selected to continue work with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District in support of using unmanned aircraft in civil works projects in Florida and Puerto Rico. Altavian is an integrated unmanned aircraft solutions company specializing in professional-grade unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for data collection. It is the first UAS company to be awarded a federal contract in support of civilian data deliverables using unmanned aircraft technology. Altavian will provide both unmanned systems and deployment support to ensure the program succeeds in its mission to maintain our Nation's civil infrastructure.


LE PLESSIS-BELLEVILLE, France and DULUTH, Minn., Aug. 28, 2012

Cirrus Aircraft Chosen For French Air Force

Cassidian Aviation Has Chosen Fleet of SR20s and SR22s for Training France's Air Force Pilots

Cirrus Aircraft announced today that Cirrus SR20s and SR22s have been selected by Cassidian Aviation Training Services (CATS) in a public tender for the French Air Force and Navy.

A fleet of 13 Cirrus SR20s will be dedicated for training pilots at the French air force base of Salon de Provence. An additional fleet of seven Cirrus SR22s will be dedicated to training flights of navigating officers arm systems (NOSA) and liaison flights, in particular to accompany the French Air Force's aerobatic team.


ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 21, 2012

Lockheed Martin Wins Role on Defense Information Systems Agency Program

The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) selected Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for a role on its Test and Evaluation Mission Support Services (TEMSS) program. Six other companies were also selected to compete for future TEMSS tasks, with a seventh supporting other program elements.

Lockheed Martin will begin its support through a 90-day, firm fixed price phase-in task worth $393,000.  The TEMSS program is a one-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract that includes four one-year options with a potential ceiling value of $800 million for all contractors. Work will take place in Fort Huachuca, Ariz.; Indian Head, Md.; and Fort Meade, Md.


JERUSALEM, Aug. 21, 2012

International Drug & Explosives Detection Company IDenta Corp. Announces a New Detector Casing

IDenta Corp. (OTC Pink: IDTA) CEO Yaacov Shoham today released the following information about IDenta's new and most advanced detector casing.

This new casing, with the new applicator is a new and unique detector, which makes it possible to test traces, substances and liquids, all suspected substances in one type of detector.


LONDON, August 14, 2012

Defence IQ Releases Report Examining the Value of Social Media in the Defence Industry

Defence IQ, the leading online resource for military and defence news and analysis, today announced the release of its Social Media in Defence 2012 Report. The report explores the use of social media in the defence industry and is primarily focused on the commercial sector, considering what benefits, if any, social media offers to defence contractors and organisations.


CHANTILLY, Va., Aug. 14, 2012

Decision Sciences Awarded $400,000 U.S. Defense Department Contract for Explosives Detection Technology

Testing Innovative Security Solutions for the Defense Department's Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office

Decision Sciences International, an advanced technology provider of security and detection systems, today announced it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO) to test muon tomography based scanning systems capable of detecting explosives.  The contract has an estimated value of $400,000 over eight months.


ROMSEY, England, August 8, 2012

MoD Accepts Roke Manpack Electronic Warfare System into Service

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has accepted Roke Manor Research Ltd's (Roke) Electronic Surveillance and Countermeasures system into Service as a core capability within the British Army and Royal Marines.

Roke, a Chemring company, is providing a full support package for its Electronic Warfare (EW) Manpack product, giving UK Forces enhanced land EW capabilities to exploit and disrupt many types of communications systems.


HAIFA, Israel, August 5, 2012

Another International Success for Elbit Systems Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Elbit Systems to Supply a Latin American Customer with Hermes(R) 900 and Hermes(R) 450 UAS for Tens of Millions of Dollars

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT ("Elbit Systems"), announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at many tens of millions of dollars, to supply a Latin American customer with a mixed fleet of Hermes(R) 900 and Hermes(R) 450 Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). The contract will be performed over the next two years.


ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 31, 2012

Ultra Electronics, AMI Delivers 45 Fuel Cells for Use in Military UAS

Ultra Electronics, AMI (AMI) recently delivered 45 of its ROAMIO D245XR fuel cells for use by the U.S. military in unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The contract award for this delivery is valued at more than $2 million. The ROAMIO D245XR is the most advanced power technology available today, providing unparalleled long duration flight of more than eight hours in small UAS platforms.


HOOD RIVER, Ore., July 31, 2012

Hood Technology to Feature Advanced Stabilized Imaging Systems for Small UAVs at AUVSI 2012

- Extremely low size, weight and power (low SWaP) intelligence, surveillance & reconnaissance payloads will be demonstrated at AUVSI in HoodTech's booth #4615.

Hood Technology , will showcase a variety of  advanced stabilized imaging platforms and payloads for small unmanned aerial systems, unmanned aircraft, manned and unmanned land vehicles, ground systems, stationary mounts, and marine systems at the upcoming Unmanned Systems North America (AUVSI) show at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, NV, August 6-9, 2012.  The 4-axis stabilized camera payloads for long-range imaging from moving platforms include the most highly capable SWaP-efficient intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) payloads available.


TUCSON, Ariz., July 25, 2012

New Raytheon Warhead Lethal to Enemy Rockets

AI3 can be fielded by 2014, saving soldiers' lives

The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a warhead test for the new Accelerated Improved Interceptor Initiative (AI3). Once fielded, AI3 is intended to provide a new level of warfighter protection by destroying incoming rockets, artillery and mortars. The ground-based system will leverage proven technologies from many of Raytheon's programs, including the Sidewinder air-to-air missile and Small Diameter Bomb II.


EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 17, 2012

Saab Sensis WAM Enhances Flight Safety at Edinburgh Airport

NATS, the Air Navigation Service Provider at the United Kingdom's major airports, has commissioned and accepted into operational service Saab Sensis Corporation's Wide Area Multilateration (WAM) system at Edinburgh Airport (EDI). Saab Sensis, a subsidiary of the defense and security company Saab, has delivered a WAM system that is providing NATS' air traffic controllers with the precise surveillance needed for separation of flights arriving and departing from EDI. NATS installed and validated the WAM and transitioned it to service as the first operational use of WAM surveillance at a UK airport.


FARNBOROUGH, England, July 11, 2012

Dassault Falcon Adds Authorized Service Center in India

Agreement with Taj Air Expands Capability in Asia

Dassault Falcon today signed an agreement with Indian charter operator Taj Air to establish a Dassault Falcon Authorized Line Service Station at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (VIDP) in Mumbai.

The facility, which is already operational, will provide scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and inspections for all Falcon 2000 models. Initially, the facility will serve Indian registered Falcons but EASA approval is expected early 2013.


FARNBOROUGH, England, July 10, 2012

Raytheon and US Navy begin MALD-J Super Hornet integration

The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) have begun integrating the Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer variant into the U.S. Navy's fleet of F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets. The integration process will include a series of risk reduction activities and technology demonstrations.

MALD® is a state-of-the-art, low-cost flight vehicle that is modular, air-launched and programmable. It weighs less than 300 pounds and has a range of approximately 500 nautical miles (about 575 statute miles). MALD protects aircraft and their crews by duplicating the combat flight profiles and signatures of U.S. and allied aircraft. The MALD-J adds radar-jamming capability to the basic MALD platform.


LONDON, July 5, 2012

Northrop Grumman to Supply Platform Management System for UK Royal Navy's Next Astute-Class Submarine

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been selected to supply the Platform Management System (PMS) for the Royal Navy's fifth Astute-class submarine, Anson.

Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine business unit will supply the PMS for Astute Boat 5 under a performance partnering arrangement (PPA) with BAE Systems Maritime-Submarine. BAE Systems will install the PMS equipment, which controls and monitors the submarine's platform machinery and onboard systems, at its shipyard in Barrow-in-Furness, U.K. The contract also includes software, safety case, equipment and obsolescence management.


ORLANDO, Fla., July 3, 2012

Lockheed Martin Receives $241 Million Contract For JASSM® Lot 10 Production

The U.S. Air Force recently awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $241.6 million contract for Lot 10 production of the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) and Extended Range (ER) variant.

The JASSM Lot 10 contract is for 191 baseline missiles, 30 ER missiles, Test Instrumentation Kits and systems engineering support. Produced at the company's award-winning manufacturing facility in Troy, Ala., Lockheed Martin has assembled more than 1,100 JASSMs for testing and operational use toward a total objective of 4,900 JASSM and JASSM-ER missiles.


LONDON, June 25, 2012

Air Force Officials From Over 15 Nations to Gather at International Close Air Support in London

Senior Air Force and Army officials will be gathering at the 10th Annual International Close Air Support event in September. Confirmed attendees include Royal Air Force, Turkish Air Force, Indian Air Force, Royal Jordanian Air Force, Czech Air Force, Royal Canadian Air Force, Spanish Air Force, US DoD, Brazilian Air Force and French Air Force.

They will be joined at International Close Air Support by leading industry experts including Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Rockwell Collins, Embraer, Indra, Hawker Beechcraft and Top Aces Discover Air to discuss operational feedback, future requirements to fulfil national ambition, Targeting, Training,, Digitalisation of CAS and Precision Weaponry.


HAIFA, Israel, June 26, 2012

Elbit Systems to Upgrade Korean Air Forces' C-130 Transport Aircraft Under Contract Valued at $62 Million

The project will be executed in cooperation with Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI)

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT)("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract valued at  $62 million to upgrade the Korean Air Force C-130 transport aircraft. Under the contract, the C-130 aircraft will be installed with various types of advanced electronic systems. In addition, Elbit Systems will convert the existing analog cockpit to a "Glass-Cockpit" using Elbit Systems' cutting-edge digital flight displays.

The project, to be performed over four years, will be executed in cooperation with  Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. (KAI), who is the leading local aircraft manufacturer in Korea.


FAREHAM, England, June 21

BAE Systems Awards TÜV SÜD Compliance Testing Contract

BAE Systems Maritime Services has awarded TÜV SÜD Product Service a contract to develop an electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) test programme for the Machinery Control and Surveillance (MCAS) system being installed on the Royal Navy's eight HUNT Class Mine Counter Measures Vessels (MCMVs).

TÜV SÜD will develop and action an EMC test plan for the new MCAS system, which is based on commercial off-the-shelf equipment, at its Hampshire laboratories. The work is part of a six-year contract worth GBP15m, which was awarded to BAE Systems to replace propulsion systems on the Royal Navy's MCMV fleet.


SAINT-CLOUD, France, June 19

Dassault Falcon Launches New Global Website http://www.DassaultFalcon.com

Dassault Falcon has launched an entirely new global website at http://www.DassaultFalcon.com. Incorporating the latest web technologies and intuitive design, the new site allows visitors quick access to information on Falcon products and product enhancements, Customer Service capabilities, as well as other items of interest. It is accessible from all popular browsers as well as the iPad, and takes advantage of advanced functionalities built into the latest versions of those browsers.


LAS VEGAS, June 12, 2012

FAUN TRACKWAY USA Brings World's First UAV Landing Mat To AUVSI

FAUN TRACKWAY USA, the leading manufacturer of portable roadways and runways, will be showcasing its UAV Landing Mat at the Association of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems International's (AUVSI) exhibition in Las Vegas.

The UAV Landing Mat – the first of its kind to be developed – is made of lightweight aluminium matting and provides a temporary smooth landing, regardless of terrain, for any size or weight of UAV.


June 12, 2012

Defence Industry Innovations from DSM Dyneema

Dyneema® is an ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene (UHMWPE) invented and produced by DSM Dyneema. The material offers a unique range of properties, combining extremely low weight with outstanding strength to provide greater protection against a growing number of ballistic threats. Both Dyneema® fiber and unidirectional (UD) material are specified for the protection of vehicles around the world.

Typically, vehicle protection systems are required to counter a number of threats: EFPs, IEDs, RPGs and/or road side bombs. Of specific importance is the performance in case of Kinetic Energy (KE). This can vary from a standard 9mm handgun, to rifles like 7.62x54mm Dragunov with B.32 API armored piercing ammunition, to the larger systems such as 14.5mm x 115, all the way to vehicle mounted systems 25mm x 137 APDS and beyond. NATO has classified this protection into the STANAG 4569 AEP 55 volume 1 standard. For floor protection against mine threats, Volume 2 with different levels is used.


HARRISBURG, Pa., June 11, 2012

Central PA Soldiers and Airmen Travel to Estonia for Baltic Exercise

Approximately 75 soldiers and airmen of the Pennsylvania National Guard departed from Harrisburg International Airport today, bound for Estonia to participate in a multi-national exercise called Saber Strike.

Saber Strike is a cooperative security exercise led by the U.S. Army that takes place in the Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. This year's exercise, being held June 7-24, will involve 2,000 personnel from eight nations.


MUNICH, June 5, 2012

Pratt & Whitney and Irkut Sign Definitive Agreement for PurePower® PW1400G Engine for MC-21 Aircraft Family

Pratt & Whitney and Russia's Irkut Corporation today signed a definitive agreement to offer the Pratt & Whitney PurePower® PW1400G engine on Irkut's MC-21 family of aircraft. This secures the PurePower engine as the only western powerplant offered on the new narrow body program. Pratt & Whitney and Irkut Corporation selected Short Brothers plc, a subsidiary of Bombardier Aerospace of Canada, as the exclusive nacelle provider for the PW1400G engine family. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). "Irkut Corporation" JSC is a part of "United Aircraft Corporation" JSC.


OULU, Finland, June 5, 2012

EB (Elektrobit) Demonstrating State Of The Art Tactical Communications, Electronic Warfare, Signals Intelligence And Manet Test Solutions At Eurosatory 2012

Intelligent solutions to meet the stringent requirements set by the extreme use scenarios and conditions

EB will demonstrate at Eurosatory 2012 its tactical communications, electronic warfare and signals intelligence solutions, developed to accommodate the digitalizing battlefield and a wide variety of operations with modern C2 (command and control) applications, sensors and countermeasures with real time situation awareness. The live demonstrations showcase the true capabilities of EB's state of the art radio technology products in action.


LOS ANGELES, May 31, 2012

Systems Technology, Inc. Launch New Product Features To Expand Australian Military and Fort Bragg Installation

Systems Technology, Inc. industry leader in Engineering and Aerospace Research and Development today announced new product additions and features to one of its flagship military grade products, PARASIM®, in correlation with a new installation at Fort Bragg, NC and a new upgrade to the Australian Army.


HAIFA, Israel, May 29, 2012

Elbit Systems Awarded Initial Contract to Supply Advanced Dismounted Soldier Systems to the Finnish Army

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it was awarded a contract by the Finnish Army, to supply advanced dismounted soldier systems, in the first phase of a comprehensive ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) program. The initial award is not in an amount that is material to Elbit Systems.


COALVILLE, England, May 23

Bluesky Launches Drones for Aerial Surveying

Aerial survey company Bluesky has launched a fast response aerial survey service using state of the art unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) or drones. The technology, originally developed by the military, includes Artificial Intelligence (AI) guided autopilot, high resolution integrated camera and environmentally friendly rechargeable propulsion system. Autonomous take-off and landing ensures the system is easy to use and with a wingspan of less than a metre it can be easily transported without the need for complex assembly.


ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 22, 2012

Local Air Force Physician Assistant Revolutionizes Medical Standards In Combat Care

American Academy of Physician Assistants Honors Veteran PA with 2012 Federal Service PA of the Year Award

Over the course of her 20-year career as a physician assistant, Air Force Lt. Col. Pamela Lucas, PA-C, has improved disaster and humanitarian response worldwide and streamlined the standards for medical care in the Air Force.


PASADENA, Calif., May 15, 2012

Jacobs/Serco/Lockheed Martin Joint Venture Concludes AWE Pricing Arrangements through to 2018

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that AWE Management Limited (AWE ML), in which it has a one third share, has concluded the arrangements for the next pricing period regarding the contract to Manage and Operate the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) plc in the United Kingdom. Formed in 2000, AWE ML is a joint venture between Jacobs, Lockheed Martin and Serco to manage AWE plc on behalf of the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD).


MCLEAN, Va., May 15, 2012

SAIC Awarded Contract By U.S. Space And Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic Company to Provide Turnkey Solutions

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] today announced it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic for the procurement of commercial off-the-shelf (COTS), network and communications equipment and related support services. The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a one-year base period, four one-year options, and a total contract value of approximately $500 million.


SAN FRANCISCO, May 10, 2012

BPSI Launches New Inexpensive Airborne Toxic Chemical and Dirty Bomb 'Smart Sensors'

New design provides affordable HVAC protection for virtually all large facilities

Building Protection Systems, Inc. (BPSI) announced today the release of two new Chemical Sensor Arrays and two new Radiation Area Detectors which continuously monitor the air circulating within a facility for dangerous chemicals or radiation. These new Sentry One "Smart Sensors" detect over 38 toxic chemicals and 120 radiological isotopes in seconds then automatically activate the predetermined mitigation protocol to isolate the toxin thus protecting the air people breathe inside a facility. Utilizing BPSI's proven sensor technology, this modified design allows the sensors to plug directly into the resident building automation system reducing installation and equipment expense by as much as 60%.


CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 8, 2012

Goodrich Selected for Additional Products on Embraer's Defense and Security KC-390 Military Transport Aircraft

-- Air data, ice detection, windshield ice protection, and fuel quantity gauging systems provide low-risk approach to meeting operational and performance objectives

Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been selected to provide the air data system, ice detector, windshield ice protection controller, and the fuel quantity gauging and control system for the new Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft. Initial hardware deliveries are expected to begin in 2013. The systems will be provided by Goodrich's Sensors and Integrated Systems teams in Minnesota and Vermont.


CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., May 4, 2012

Second Advanced EHF Military Communications Satellite Built By Lockheed Martin Launched Successfully For The U.S. Air Force

The second Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF-2) military communication satellite, built by a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team for the U.S. Air Force, was successfully launched today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket.


ROCKVILLE, Md., May 1, 2012

Lockheed Martin Wins $254 Million Support Contract for Defense Civilian Personnel Data System

Human Resources system supports more than 800,000 civilians

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was recently awarded a $254.7 million Department of Defense contract to continue supporting the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS). Under the contract, Lockheed Martin will provide sustainment, maintenance, operations, hosting and development support services for the Human Resources system that supports more than 800,000 Defense Department civilians. The award was a competitive sole source indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contract, with the potential for additional task orders totalling up to $420 million.


ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2012

ATK Receives $266 Million in Small Caliber Ammunition Orders

ATK's Scalable Approach Allows Flexibility in Production for Fluctuating Demand

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has received orders totaling more than $266 million for small caliber ammunition under an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island (ACC-RI). This order includes a mix of 5.56mm, 7.62mm and .50-caliber military ammunition to be produced at the Lake City Army Ammunition Plant in Independence, Mo. ATK has operated the Lake City plant since April 2000.


MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 24, 2012

Raytheon to Upgrade US Navy's 20-year-old Analog Air Traffic Control Radars with Modern, Digital Technology

New Digital Airport Surveillance Radars for bases in North Carolina and Virginia will help handle terminal traffic

The U.S. Navy has purchased two more radar systems from Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) as part of a continuing effort to replace outdated analog air traffic control systems with digital technology. The new radars will be installed at military bases in New River, N.C., and Quantico, Va.


BALTIMORE, April 23, 2012

Northrop Grumman to Collaborate with Indonesian Partner Companies to Produce Ground-Based Radar Systems

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) executed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Sixth National Radar Seminar in Bali, Indonesia with PT Industri Telekomunikasi Indonesia and the Research Centre For Electronics And Telecommunications of The Indonesian Institute Of Sciences to facilitate collaboration on pending ground-based radar opportunities in Indonesia.


NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., April 17, 2012

Raytheon Delivers US Navy's First Dual-Frequency Sonar

Electronics delivery completes DDG 1000's advanced hull-mounted sonar suite

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed delivery of the electronics for the AN/SQQ-90 tactical sonar suite, the complex sonar for the first ship of the U.S. Navy's DDG 1000-class multimission destroyer. The AN/SQQ-90 tactical sonar suite, the first dual-frequency hull-mounted sonar of the Navy's surface fleet, is a major advancement in undersea warfare capability and will provide broad warfighting coverage to DDG 1000.


FAIRFAX, Va., April 12, 2012

General Dynamics Aids CENTCOM Communications Through $65 Million Contract With Army's 160th Signal Brigade

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Army's Network Enterprise Technology Command to support the 160th Signal Brigade. The five-year contract has a potential value of $64.5 million if all options are exercised.


FAIRFAX, Va., April 10, 2012

Salient Federal Solutions Awarded Global Command Terrestrial Communications (GCTC) Support Contract

Program will support long-haul telecommunications for Program Manager (PM) Defense Communications and Army Transmission Systems (DCATS) and the Department of Defense.

Salient Federal Solutions, Inc. (Salient), a leading provider of information technology, engineering, and intelligence analytic services to agencies in the intelligence, defense, homeland security and cyber domains, today announces the award of the Global Command Terrestrial Communications (GCTC) Satellite Support recompete which supports the long-haul telecommunications needs of PM DCATS and the DoD.   The three year total anticipated contract value is approximately $80 million.


FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 9, 2012

308 SYSTEMS Expands International Mobile Command System Distribution

Recent international distributorship agreements fuel growth in TAC-PAK, SATPAK and NETPAK ultra-agile mobile command product channels

International orders continue to fuel 308 SYSTEMS' expansion in the ultra-agile mobile command systems market. Recent agreements have been reached to distribute 308 SYSTEMS' TAC-PAK, NETPAK and SATPAK lines of rugged, customized ultra-agile command/communications kits. These strategic relationships will enhance mobile command system availability in the Northern Europe/Baltic, Middle East, Indian, North African and United Kingdom markets.


TUCSON, Ariz., April 3, 2012

New Raytheon Guided Bomb Completes Initial Flight Test

13.5-pound Small Tactical Munition Phase II designed for unmanned aircraft systems

Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Small Tactical Munition Phase II scored a direct hit on a target during the weapon's first guided flight test.

"STM Phase II is ideally suited to weaponize Shadow-class unmanned aircraft systems and counterinsurgency aircraft because STM is a mature, precise and affordable weapon," said Dr. Thomas R. Bussing, vice president of Advanced Missiles and Unmanned Systems for Raytheon Missile Systems. "STM gives warfighters flexibility because it enables them to engage moving and static targets with minimal collateral damage."


CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 29, 2012

General Dynamics Delivers MK19 Grenade Machine Guns to U.S. Army

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), recently delivered 85 MK19 40mm grenade machine guns to the U.S. Army under the company's latest contract award for the weapon.

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products was awarded an $8.7 million order for more than 650 MK19 weapons in September 2011. The September award extended an indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract for MK19 weapons that was initially awarded to General Dynamics in 2008. The latest order brings the total contract value to date to more than $90 million.  General Dynamics has delivered more than 40,000 MK19 guns since 1987.


KANSAS CITY, Mo., March 27, 2012

MRIGlobal Wins $9 Million U.S. Army Contract

Project Will Test Equipment for Common Analytical Laboratory System Requirements

MRIGlobal today announced that it has received a $9 million contract from the U.S. Army to test and evaluate equipment to identify chemical, biological, and radiological hazards in the field.

With this 14-month contract, MRIGlobal will assess detection equipment for compliance with the Common Analytical Laboratory System requirements. MRIGlobal will analyze the capability of specific equipment to process samples quickly and accurately.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 26, 2012

Raytheon's First New-Production Patriot System Debuts in Successful Flight Test

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed a system-level guided flight test of the new-production Patriot at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The modernized Patriot provides an affordable, low-risk and rapid path to meet the warfighter's current and future air and missile defense requirements.


MCLEAN, Va., March 20, 2012

SAIC Awarded Contract by U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific

Company to Provide Systems Engineering, Software Development, Test and Evaluation, and Program Management Services in Support of Ocean Surveillance Systems

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) to provide a full range of systems engineering, software development, test and evaluation, and program management services in support of ocean surveillance systems. The multiple-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a three-year base period of performance, one two-year option, and a potential contract value of approximately $72 million if all task orders and the option are exercised.  Work will be performed primarily in San Diego, Calif.


ST. LOUIS, March 15, 2012

Boeing Delivers 1st Aircraft Under US Navy F/A-18E/F and EA-18G MYP III Contract

  • Current Super Hornet and Growler Multi-Year Procurement contract provides more than $605M in savings
  • US Navy to save more than $2.3B through combined Super Hornet, Growler multi-year contracts

Boeing (NYSE: BA) has completed delivery of the U.S. Navy's first aircraft acquired through the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G Multi-Year Procurement (MYP) III contract, ahead of schedule.

Aircraft G-57, an EA-18G Growler, was the first of 148 F/A-18E/Fs and EA-18Gs that the Navy will purchase through the contract. The aircraft was delivered to the Navy on Jan. 26 and arrived at its home base at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island on Jan. 30.


ANOKA, Minn., March 13, 2012

ATK Secures .40 Caliber Ammunition Contract with Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (DHS, ICE)

ATK Wins Five-Year, Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract for .40 Caliber Ammunition from DHS, ICE

Additional .40 Caliber Ammunition Contract with 450 Million Round Potential Demonstrates ATK's Leadership in Ammunition Manufacturing

ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that it is being awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) agreement from the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (DHS, ICE) for .40 caliber ammunition. This contract features a base of 12 months, includes four option years, and will have a maximum volume of 450 million rounds.


MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 9, 2012

Raytheon to Upgrade Military Air Traffic Landing Systems Under $7 Million Contract

US Navy, Marine Corps to benefit from engineering, technical and depot services

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been chosen to provide engineering, technical and depot services in support of 15 Air Traffic, Navigation, Integration, and Coordination Systems (ATNAVICS) for the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and U.S. Marine Corps.

Raytheon's ATNAVICS is a mobile system that provides air traffic services for the rapid deployment of troops and equipment to remote locations where no operational airport control and landing system exists. It can be set up in less than an hour with four people and is based on a heritage of military landing systems designed and manufactured for more than 35 years.


COLUMBUS, March 6, 2012

Glass Laminate Cover Adapted by Defense Logistics Agency Saves Money, Protects MRAP Windows

An idea used by stock car racers and adapted six years ago by the Defense Logistics Agency for military use has been introduced for use on Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles in Afghanistan.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 1, 2012

Raytheon is Awarded DARPA Contract to Help Friendly Forces Communicate While Conducting Electronic Warfare

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $3.8 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to allow armed forces to conduct jamming operations with minimal communication and control interference to friendly forces.


MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 28, 2012

Raytheon's US Air Force Satellite Terminal Achieves Two Critical Milestones

Minuteman MEECN goes into full production, successfully tests with on-orbit AEHF satellite

Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) U.S. Air Force satellite terminal system that provides protected communications to warfighters has received a successful Milestone C decision and subsequent production award.


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 25, 2012

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Powers 200th Mission of Centaur Rocket, Places Communications Satellite for U.S. Navy into Orbit

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne once again demonstrated the consistent reliability of its propulsion systems by successfully powering the Centaur upper-stage rocket on its 200th mission and placing the first in a series of Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) communications satellites for the U.S. Navy into orbit. The payload launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. The Atlas V is powered by the RD AMROSS RD-180 booster engine, and the Centaur is powered by the Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RL10 engine. Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, has a strong proven history of successfully powering launches with payloads that include humans; cargo; and satellites vital to space exploration, worldwide communication, navigation, defense, research and development, and weather prediction. RD AMROSS LLC is a joint venture of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne and NPO Energomash.


ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 21, 2012

ATK Selected to Develop Alternative Warhead for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System

New GMLRS Warhead Meets U.S. Army Performance Requirements, Improves User Safety, and Eliminates Risk of Unexploded Ordnance

ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that it has been selected by the U.S. Army to develop an alternative warhead for the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS).  ATK was one of three companies competing to proceed into the Engineering and Manufacturing Design and Demonstration (EMDD) phase of the program.  ATK will be a subcontractor to GMLRS prime contractor Lockheed Martin.


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Feb. 17, 2012

General Dynamics Demonstrates First MUOS-based Communications on JTRS HMS Radio

Exercise validates MUOS capability for portable, secure, tactical satellite communications.

Using the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Handheld, Manpack, Small Form Fit (HMS) two-channel networking radio (AN/PRC-155), General Dynamics C4 Systems recently completed the first demonstration of secure voice and data communications via the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) satellite-communications waveform.


MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 14, 2012

SAIC Awarded Contract by United States Air Force

Company to Provide Design and Engineering Support Services

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) announced today it was awarded a prime contract by the United States Air Force (USAF) to provide design and engineering services in support of the Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC), and other agencies within the Department of Defense (DoD).  The multiple-award, indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract has a five-year period of performance and a contract ceiling value of approximately $1.9 billion.


DALLAS, Feb. 12, 2012

Sikorsky Aircraft Signs MOU with ASESA of Mexico

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mexican helicopter service provider ASESA (Aeroservicios Especializados, S.A. de C.V.) to jointly explore assembly and service opportunities in support of BLACK HAWK helicopters.


EVERETT, Wash., Feb. 7, 2012

Boeing Delivers First 747-8 and 777 Freighters to Korean Air

Korean Air becomes first airline in the world to operate both freighter types

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Korean Air today celebrated delivery of the airline's first 747-8 and 777 Freighters. With the milestone delivery, Korean Air becomes the first airline in the world to operate both the 747-8 and 777 Freighters.


FAIRFAX, Va., Feb. 3, 2012

General Dynamics Awarded Defense Information Systems Agency Contract for Omnibus Network Enterprise Program

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) was awarded a contract by the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to provide information technology (IT) services in support of the Omnibus Network Enterprise (ONE) program. This five-year, multiple-award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $476 million to all nine awardees.


DALLAS, Jan. 31, 2012

Lockheed Martin Receives $921 Million Contract for Production of Combat-Proven PAC-3 Missiles

Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received contracts totalling $921 million from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command for hardware and services associated with the combat-proven Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment program.


BRIGHTON, Colo., Jan. 30, 2012

SmartRounds Technology Introduces Less-Lethal Smart Bullets

SmartRounds Technology, LLC, "SRT" of Brighton, Colorado, announced today their new SmartRounds™ smart bullets. "We have been working the past three years on our less-lethal arms and have finally arrived at several effective rounds along with a reliable delivery system. The 18 mm, .680 caliber, d-shaped, rifled rounds are fired from gas-powered launchers at upwards of 450 feet per second and have an effective range of 100 yards," states SRT president Nick Verini.


ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Jan. 24, 2012

Army Agency Completes Mission to Destroy Chemical Weapons

The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) completed the destruction of the chemical weapons stockpile at Deseret Chemical Depot (DCD) in Utah on Jan. 21, 2012.

With the elimination of the Utah chemical weapons stockpile, CMA has safely destroyed nearly 90 percent of the Nation's stockpile of chemical agent and has successfully completed its mission to destroy all chemical agent munitions and items declared at entry into force of the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and assigned to CMA for destruction. The CWC, an international treaty ratified by the United States in April 1997, required the complete destruction of the Nation's chemical weapons stockpile by April 2007. The United States was granted a five-year extension to April 2012 as allowed by the treaty.


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 23, 2012

General Dynamics Rifleman Radio and GD300 Go to Afghanistan with U.S. Army's 75th Ranger Regiment

Capability changes how soldiers fight by providing unprecedented communication and situational awareness.

The General Dynamics C4 Systems JTRS HMS Rifleman Radio (AN/PRC-154) and the General Dynamics Itronix GD300 wearable computer deployed this month to Afghanistan with elements of the 75th Ranger Regiment. The Rangers are equipped with the Rifleman Radio for intra-squad communications and with the GD300, running the Tactical Ground Reporting (TIGR) tactical 'app,' to send text messages, situation reports and other information to individual solders. Feedback from planned operational assessments will be used to inform the future fielding of the Rifleman Radio to the Army as a whole.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 17, 2012

Raytheon Completes Ship Self-Defense System Deliveries

Delivering predictable, reliable performance to the fleet

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the final Ship Self-Defense System (SSDS MK 2) hardware ship set of its 2010 production contract, completing all system deliveries ahead of schedule. The system is slated for installation and integration onboard the John P. Murtha (LPD 26), providing the ship's U.S. Navy-certified open-architecture combat management system.


LONDON, January 13, 2012

‘The Military Helicopter Modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit Market Worth $3.98bn In 2012' Says Visiongain Report

Visiongain's analysis indicates that the military helicopter modernisation, upgrade & retrofit market will reach a value of $3.98bn in 2012, as the strains of recent operations combine with tighter budgets, and a need to maintain a qualitative advantage drive the upgrade and retrofit of existing helicopter platforms.


ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10, 2012

Lockheed Martin Awarded $24 Million to Upgrade U.S. Air Force C-130 Training Devices

The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $24 million contract to upgrade weapons systems trainers used in the C-130 Aircrew Training System (ATS) II.

The C-130 ATS II program provides a comprehensive academic and simulation training program for C-130 aircrews worldwide. The visual system and imagery databases in the weapons systems simulators will be updated to provide the most advanced and realistic training. The improvements are scheduled to take place through 2014.


TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2012

Raytheon Awarded $30 Million for New Missile Defense Interceptor

Stunner will provide ballistic missile defense at a tactical missile cost

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $30.2 million contract from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems for continued development of the Stunner interceptor. Stunner is an advanced, multi-mission, multi-platform interceptor designed for integration into current and planned air and missile defense systems.


SPARKS, Nev., Jan. 2, 2012

A-29 Super Tucano Wins Air Force Bid for Light Air Support Mission

SIERRA NEVADA CORPORATION and EMBRAER DEFENSE & SECURITY to supply aircraft, training and support to the Light Air Support program. A-29 Super Tucano to be built in Jacksonville, FL; over 70 U.S. companies to supply parts and services

Eren Ozmen, President, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), and Luiz Carlos Aguiar, CEO, Embraer Defense and Security (Embraer), today announced that the U.S. Air Force has selected SNC, partnered with Embraer, to supply Light Air Support (LAS) aircraft to be used as part of the U.S. government's partner building efforts in Afghanistan and other nations. The A-29 Super Tucano will be used to conduct advanced flight training, aerial reconnaissance and light air support operations.


HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 30, 2011

Boeing and Northrop Grumman GMD Team Receives Contract from US Missile Defense Agency

  • Heritage Ground-based Midcourse Defense team to continue unprecedented system support
  • Unmatched experience and know-how to ensure innovation and operational readiness

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and industry partner Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) have received the development and sustainment contract (DSC) from the U.S. Missile Defense Agency for future work on the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) element of the United States' ballistic missile defense system.


TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 27, 2011

Raytheon Awarded $122 Million for Standard Missile-3 Contract Will Fund Continued Development and Testing

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $122.5 million contract from the U.S. Missile Defense Agency for continued development of Standard Missile-3 Block IA and IB programs. Under this modification, Raytheon will provide SM-3 design and engineering, in service engineering support, production engineering, surveillance and flight test support, and transition to production.


GROTON, Conn., Dec. 22, 2011

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $191 Million for Common Missile Compartment Work

The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $191.3 million contract modification to continue concept studies, engineering and design of a Common Missile Compartment for the United Kingdom's Successor ballistic-missile submarine and the U.S. Ohio replacement submarine. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 20, 2011

Block Upgrade Program Enhances Interoperability of Lockheed Martin's C-130J Super Hercules

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been awarded a $167 million U.S. Air Force contract to develop a new block upgrade for the C�130J Super Hercules.

The Block 8.1 enhancement, containing both software and hardware capability expansion, will be installed on all U.S. government C-130Js and C-130Js of operator countries that select the upgrade. The C-130J fleet is currently flying with the Block 6.0 configuration, while the Block 7.0 configuration is in flight trials.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 16, 2011

Raytheon Awarded $685.7 Million for New Patriot Systems for Taiwan

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $685.7 million Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract for additional new fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for Taiwan.


ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 13, 2011

Apache M-TADS/PNVS Team Receives U.S. Secretary of Defense Performance Based Logistics Award

The U.S. Army Program Executive Office Aviation, the Apache Program Management Office and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently received the 2011 U.S. Secretary of Defense Performance Based Logistics (PBL) Award for the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the AH-64D Apache attack helicopter.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 12, 2011

Raytheon Awarded Contract for NASAMS High-Mobility Launchers for Norway

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a multimillion-dollar contract to provide International High-Mobility Launchers (HMLs) to the Royal Norwegian Air Force (RNoAF) for its National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS).


CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 6, 2011

Goodrich in UK Becomes First Manufacturing Operation to Receive Supply Chain Gold Award

ADS recognizes Plymouth site for exceptional product quality and delivery

Goodrich Corporation's (NYSE: GR) Sensors and Integrated Systems team in Plymouth, UK has received a prestigious supply chain award from the aerospace industry trade group ADS, for achieving nearly perfect on-time delivery and product quality for an entire year. The 21st Century Supply Chains (SC21) gold award for Goodrich marks the first time in history that a manufacturing operation has received the award. Goodrich was selected for its efforts across its entire business and manufacturing operation in Plymouth, as well as a 99% successful track record for on-time delivery and product quality to all customers worldwide over a 12 month period.


SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011

Successful GMLRS+ Rocket Flight Test Demonstrates New Aerojet Scalable Effects Warhead

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its new scalable effects warhead was successfully demonstrated on Lockheed Martin's Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System-Plus (GMLRS+) rocket today during a flight test at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. This new warhead provides the user the ability to select a range of detonation yields depending on the target.


ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 22, 2011

Lockheed Martin Awarded U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F IRST(TM) Sensor System EMD Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a contract to complete the development of the Infrared Search and Track (IRSTÔ) sensor system for the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F, marking the start of the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development phase of the program.


FAIRFAX, Va., Nov. 21, 2011

General Dynamics Awarded $73 Million to Support Naval Sea Systems Command

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a contract for Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) Machinery and Systems support by the U.S. Navy's Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD).  The five-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a potential value of $73.3 million if all options are exercised.


ORLANDO, MUNICH and ROME, Nov. 17, 2011

MEADS Conducts Successful First Flight Test at White Sands Missile Range

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) successfully completed its first flight test today at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

The PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) MEADS Certified Missile Round was employed during the test along with the MEADS lightweight launcher and battle manager.


TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 16, 2011

Raytheon SDB II Warhead Exceeds Test Requirements

Test performance keeps program ahead of schedule

The warhead for Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Small Diameter Bomb II performed at twice what was required during a series of recent tests. The test marked the first demonstration of an SDB II warhead built on a fully-automated production line.


IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 15, 2011

Sense and Avoid Radar Sensor Successfully Completes First Flight Demonstration

Sierra Nevada Corporation's (SNC) Multi Sensor Detect Sense and Avoid (MSDSA) program successfully completed its first airborne demonstration using a prototype, x-band radar sensor. This new Sense and Avoid (SAA) sensor repeatedly detected and tracked airborne intruders resulting in over 60 seconds of avoidance time.


HEBRON, Ohio, November 15, 2011

ArmorSource Offers Government Officials a Direct Access to its Operational System after Winning $21M FMS Order

ArmorSource launched a feature that will allow the Government to track each of its lots through a secured SSL certificate access

ArmorSource LLC of Hebron Ohio, a vendor of Advanced Combat Helmets (ACH) and other advanced solutions to the U.S. Government and the sole supplier of Ultra-lightweight ACH ballistic helmets to NATO, through its procurement department of NAMSA at Europe, has decided to open its ERP system to Government officials.


SYRACUSE, N.Y., Nov. 7, 2011

Lockheed Martin to Modernize 29 U.S. Air Force Early Warning Long-Range Surveillance Radars

The U.S. Air Force awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] $46.8 million in contract options to begin modernizing 29 long-range radars which provide advanced warning and air traffic control surveillance over North America's airspace.


BELLEVUE, Wash., Nov. 3, 2011

PhysioSonics to Optimize Cerebral Blood Flow Monitor for Military Use

PhysioSonics announced today that it received a $2.5 million grant from the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center. TATRC is an organization within the headquarters of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, located at Fort Detric, Maryland. With this grant, PhysioSonics will optimize its proprietary cerebral blood-flow monitor to detect vasospasm. Following a successful launch in the civilian healthcare market, the military will test the blood-flow monitor with the goal of deploying it at military facilities that care for soldiers with traumatic brain injuries (TBI).


FORT BELVOIR, Va., Oct. 31, 2011

DLA Disposal Team Enters Final Stage of Equipment Drawdown in Iraq

On a dusty 22-acre lot on Camp Victory, Iraq, eight people assigned to Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services are literally straining their backs to make history.

The drawdown of more than eight year's worth of military equipment is in its final stages, and those who aren't helping troops decide whether their equipment should be destroyed or sent home are sorting through heaps of material already turned in for disposal or reuse.


FORT KNOX, Ky., Oct. 28, 2011

U.S. Army Renews Partnership With HACU to Advance Educational Opportunities for Hispanic Youth

The U.S. Army today renewed its longstanding partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) by announcing its sponsorship of HACU's upcoming 25th annual national conference as well as expanding its support of the HACU-Army College Tour program. The Army's partnership with HACU is based on a mutual commitment to preparing Hispanic youth for academic and career success. Specific programs will provide students, teachers and school officials with information about the educational programs and resources available through the Army, both at the high school and collegiate level.


FORT BELVOIR, Va., Oct. 24, 2011

Defense Logistics Agency Provides Gold-Standard Logistics

From the Defense Supply Agency to the Defense Logistics Agency; from a post-war concept to a worldwide logistics leader; from manual, paper-based systems to electronic systems that deliver instant results; DLA has come a long way in 50 years. But as America's premier combat logistics provider hits the half-century mark, its mission is as clear today as the day it was established: provide superb logistics support to America's warfighters around the world.


ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 20, 2011

U.S. Army and Lockheed Martin Demonstrate Multi-Sensor Situational Awareness Technology

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was selected by the U.S. Army's Research Development And Engineering Command, Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (RDECOM CERDEC) Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) to demonstrate an advanced slew-to-cue sensor system designed to provide greater situational awareness during route clearance and surveillance missions.


LONDON, October 12, 2011

Northrop Grumman Awarded Production Contract to Supply Navigation Lights Shapes and Sounds System for Next-Generation U.K. Aircraft Carriers

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has signed a full production contract for the Navigation Lights Shapes and Sounds (NLSS) signaling system for the Royal Navy's next-generation Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. The contract was awarded to Northrop Grumman's Sperry Marine business unit by the Aircraft Carrier Alliance, an industrial alliance between the UK Ministry of Defence, BAE Systems Surface Ships, BAE Systems Integrated System Technologies, Babcock Marine and Thales Naval.


WASHINGTON, Oct. 12, 2011

Raytheon Excalibur Ia-2 Ready for Use in Afghanistan

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired nine rounds in U.S. Army lot acceptance tests, which means the Excalibur Ia-2 precision-guided projectile is ready for U.S. Army and Marine Corps use in Afghanistan.


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 10, 2011

General Dynamics Awarded $65 Million to Maintain and Enhance the U.S. Military's Advanced Wideband Networking Waveform Software

Wideband networking waveform enables unprecedented capacity, speed and connectivity for voice, data and imagery moving through tactical networks.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 10, 2011

Raytheon Successfully Test Fires First New-Build Patriot Missile

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army successfully completed the first flight test of the new ground-up production Patriot Guidance-Enhanced Missile – Tactical (GEM-T) at White Sands Missile Range, N.M.


FULLERTON, Calif., Oct. 3, 2011

U.S. Army to Procure 56 Sentinel Battlefield Radars From ThalesRaytheonSystems

ThalesRaytheonSystems today announced that the U.S. Army will procure 56 Improved Sentinel Battlefield Air Defense AN/MPQ-64 Radars. ThalesRaytheonSystems has already delivered more than 220 radars to customers worldwide. The company is working with several allied nations to leverage the current production to meet their sensing requirements.


JOHNSTOWN, Pa., Sept. 29, 2011

Navy Mine Hunting Helicopter Reaps Benefits of Newest Concurrent Technologies Corporation Patent

Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC) announced today that it has been awarded United States Patent No. 7,950,113 for the "Device for Retaining Splitting Forces of a Cable Stop." This device, also referred to as a "cable ferrule," is currently in use on the Navy's MH-60S mine hunting helicopter.  The device provides an improved structural interface between the electro-optic tow cable and CTC's Carriage Stream Tow and Recovery System (CSTRS).


TOKYO, Sept. 25, 2011

Boeing, US Navy Deliver Proposal to Equip Japan Air Self Defense Force with Advanced Super Hornets

  • Super Hornets would include world's most advanced air combat radar, designed-in stealth
  • Japanese manufacturers could benefit from design and production opportunities

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the U.S. Navy have delivered a proposal to the government of Japan offering the advanced F/A-18E Super Hornet Block II to become the Japan Air Self Defense Force's (JASDF) next premier fighter aircraft. The F/A-18E Block II is the United States' newest operational and combat-proven fighter aircraft. Japan issued a Request for Proposal for its F-X fighter competition on April 13, with a deadline of Sept. 26.


MARIETTA, Ga., Sept. 24, 2011

Lockheed Martin Delivers New Personnel Recovery Capability to U.S. Air Force With HC-130J Delivery

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today delivered the first HC-130J Combat King II to the United States Air Force's Air Combat Command (ACC).  The aircraft was flown from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics' facility to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., by Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. This aircraft is the first of 11 currently on order.


MELBOURNE, Fla. and ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 14, 2011

Harris Corporation Receives $29 Million in Orders From U.S. Air Force for Falcon III AN/PRC-117G Multiband Manpack Radios

Highlights:


MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 14, 2011

Raytheon Brings Combat Proven Infrared Technology to Finland

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a fixed-price contract with options totaling $19.9 million to supply the Finnish Defence Forces (FDF) with PhantomIRxr™ thermal biocular systems.

Raytheon will supply the FDF with systems and spares along with a maintenance package. Delivery will begin in 2011 and continue through 2014. Work will be performed at Raytheon's Network Centric Systems (NCS) site in Richardson, Texas.


TAUNTON, Mass., Sept. 1, 2011

General Dynamics Awarded $900 Million for Joint Global Broadcast Service Program from the U.S. Air Force

Program enables mobile users at the edge of the battlefield to receive mission-critical operational information including voice, data and video anywhere in the world.


MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 31, 2011

Sotera Secures Over $15 Million in Cyber and C4ISR Contract Awards to Support Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command

Sotera Defense Solutions (Sotera), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. government, was recently awarded over $15 million to support several cybersecurity and C4ISR programs within the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR).


LONDON, Ontario, Aug. 25, 2011

General Dynamics Awarded $49 Million Contract for Field Service Support

The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command has awarded a USD$49.2 million contract to General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada for training and field service support for Light Armored Vehicles (LAV) previously supplied under a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) contract. General Dynamics Land Systems, the Canadian company's parent corporation, is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


AURORA, Colo., Aug. 25, 2011

Raytheon Ground System Passes Launch Test for Critical Polar Orbiting Satellite

The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) developed Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System achieved a major milestone on the road to NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) launch with the successful completion of the NPP Compatibility Test 4 this August. This is the last major comprehensive test prior to the scheduled October launch.


GROTON, Conn., Aug. 22, 2011

General Dynamics Awarded $33 Million for Common Missile Compartment Development and Submarine Repair Work

General Dynamics Electric Boat has received two U.S. Navy contract modifications with a combined value of $32.9 million to continue development of the Common Missile Compartment for the next-generation strategic deterrent and to support nuclear-submarine repair work. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


NAVAL BASE CORONADO, Calif., Aug. 19, 2011

Pratt & Whitney EcoPower® Engine Wash Extends to Helicopter Market

Pratt & Whitney has completed its first EcoPower engine washes on a U.S. Navy SH-60 Seahawk helicopter at Naval Base Coronado, Calif. The first EcoPower helicopter engine washes signify that EcoPower services are now available for military helicopters, in addition to large commercial and military aircraft.  Pratt & Whitney is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.


WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011

Lockheed Martin Unveils Samarai Flyer at Unmanned Vehicle Conference

Inspired by a maple seed, Lockheed Martin's Samarai handheld vehicle flew publically for the first time today at the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International conference.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 15, 2011

US Navy Exercise Proves Critical Fleet Mine Countermeasure Capabilities

The U.S. Navy announced the successful launch and recovery of the Remote Multi-Mission Vehicle (RMMV) carrying the Raytheon-developed AN/AQS-20A minehunting sonar. The launch and recovery was the first demonstration of the unmanned, remotely-operated RMMV deployed from the USS Independence (LCS 2) while underway.


BALTIMORE, Aug. 8, 2011

MH-60S Helicopters Headed to Thailand in First International Delivery

Two MH-60S SEAHAWK® helicopters flew into the Port of Baltimore headed to the Royal Thai Navy, marking the first delivery of the MH-60 to an international customer


DALLAS, July 28, 2011

U.S. Army Selects Lockheed Martin's SMSS Autonomous Vehicle for Afghanistan Deployment

The U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force, through the Robotics Technology Consortium, selected the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Squad Mission Support System (SMSS) to deploy to Afghanistan for a first-of-its-kind military assessment.  SMSS will deploy as the winner of the Project Workhorse Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) competition sponsored by the Army.


MELBOURNE, Fla. and ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 28, 2011

Harris Corporation Receives $25 Million in Orders From U.S. Marine Corps for Falcon III AN/PRC-117G Multiband Radio Systems

Highlights:

  • Orders continue deployment of wideband networking capabilities.
  • Radio systems deliver interoperable voice, high-bandwidth data and wideband networking to Marines on the move.
  • Expands deployments of Falcon III family of next-generation wideband networking radios to all branches of the U.S. Department of Defense.

CANBERRA, Australia, July 27, 2011

Significant Developments in Remote Weapon System Business

Electro Optic Systems Holdings Limited ("EOS") continues to expand its remote weapon systems business with increasing market success.


FAIRFAX, Va., July 25, 2011

General Dynamics Awarded U.S. Army's Total Engineering and Integration Services III Contract

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), is one of three companies to be awarded a contract under the U.S. Army's Total Engineering and Integration Services (TEIS) III program. The contract has a total potential value of $892 million among all awardees over five years if all options are exercised.


TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 21, 2011

Four Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' Facilities Receive Top-Level Recognition for Safety from OSHA

Four Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Integrated Defense Systems' (IDS) facilities have recently earned Star distinction from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for superior workplace safety and health management programs.


COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18, 2011

Lockheed Martin Delivers Five Millionth Part as U.S. Military Global Automotive Supply Chain Manager

Two years into its role as the U.S. military's global automotive parts supply-chain manager, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered its five millionth part, helping to keep all U.S. military land-based vehicles operating worldwide.


OTTAWA, Ontario, July 14, 2011

General Dynamics Canada and Defence Research and Development Canada Atlantic Successfully Complete Torpedo-Defence Demonstration

General Dynamics Canada has completed its largest and most successful Technology Demonstration Program (TDP) with Defence Research and Development Canada Atlantic (DRDC Atlantic), demonstrating a torpedo-defence enhancement that will increase the level of protection for Canadian Navy ships.


MINNEAPOLIS, July 11, 2011

ATK Receives $77 Million Contract to Develop Next-Generation Ammunition for U.S. Army Abrams Main Battle Tank

ATK Has Delivered More Than Four Million Rounds of 120mm Tank Ammunition to U.S. and Allied International Forces

ATK Has Developed 10 of the 12 120mm Tank Rounds Type Classified Since 1980

ATK (NYSE: ATK) has received a $77 million, three-year contract to develop and qualify the M829E4 120mm Advanced Kinetic Energy (AKE) tactical tank round for the U.S. Army. At the completion of this contract, ATK will have completed the second phase of the Engineering Manufacture Design (EMD) work required to qualify the new round for use with the Army's M1A2 SEP Abrams Main Battle Tank. Upon qualification, the round will enter full-rate production.


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 7, 2011

General Dynamics Starts Production of JTRS HMS Radios for U.S. Army

Army orders 6,350 JTRS HMS radios to provide tactical users with secure, mobile, networked communications.

General Dynamics C4 Systems has received an order from the U.S. Department of Defense for the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Handheld, Manpack, Small Form Fit (HMS) Rifleman radio (AN/PRC-154) and Manpack (AN/PRC-155) radio. Following a recent Milestone C decision, the Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) order, which has an initial value of approximately $56.4 million, calls for the production of 6,250 Rifleman and 100 Manpack radios and includes expenses for non-recurring startup costs, accessories, training, related equipment and supplies.


PHILADELPHIA, June 30, 2011

Clear Align Delivers its 100th IR Imaging and Laser Program for Defense Applications

Clear Align announces that it has completed its 100th fully compliant defense program; the company met all quality and delivery objectives on these programs. The milestone, achieved after only eight years of operation, showcases the breadth of capabilities in visible to NIR imaging, infrared imaging and laser systems that Clear Align delivers and the quality and delivery systems that enabled flexible problem solving. These programs have included optical design, electro-optic prototyping, full military qualification, and production for a variety of hardware platforms including gun sight optics, tank vision systems, rotorcraft targeting systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, and satellites.


AKRON, Ohio, June 28, 2011

U.S. Army Awards Lockheed Martin $184.3 Million To Begin Work on Additional Persistent Threat Detection Systems

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently received a $184.3 million undefinitized contract action from the U.S. Army to begin production of 29 additional Persistent Threat Detection Systems (PTDS) to support coalition forces in Afghanistan.


ORLANDO, Fla., June 27, 2011

Lockheed Martin Wins Role on U.S. Army Forces Command Training and Operations Contract

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a contract to provide critical operations planning, training and resource support services to soldiers in the U.S. and overseas by the U.S. Army Forces Command.


CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 27, 2011

General Dynamics Awarded $286 Million by U.S. Army to Produce Hydra-70 Rockets

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products was awarded a $286 million contract by the U.S. Army for the production of the Hydra-70 air-to-ground rocket.  General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


MELBOURNE, Fla. and ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 20, 2011

Harris Corporation Receives $9.4 Million Order from U.S. Air Force to Supply Falcon III AN/PRC-117G Multiband Manpack Radios

Highlights:

  • Providing additional AN/PRC-117G radios to U.S. Air Force to provide wideband tactical communications capabilities.
  • Radios are part of Air Force transition to a networked digital battlefield that delivers voice and high-bandwidth data capabilities to forces at the tactical edge.
  • Improved interoperability provides enhanced coordination and mission planning, while reducing risk of friendly fire.

LADSON, S.C., June 20, 2011

Force Protection Receives $22.48 Million in Awards to Extend Field Service Representatives

Force Protection Industries, Inc., a FORCE PROTECTION, INC. (NASDAQ: FRPT)group company, today announced it has received two firm fixed price modification awards under contract  M67854-07-D-5031  totalling approximately $22.48 million from U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command for the extension of field service representatives in Afghanistan.


CANOGA PARK, Calif., June 10, 2011

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Helps Boost Satellite Designed to Measure Salt Concentrations in World Oceans

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne today demonstrated its continued support of NASA and the scientific community by successfully boosting an international spacecraft designed to measure the concentration of salt on ocean surfaces. The mission launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on a United Launch Alliance Delta II rocket with a Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne RS-27A engine.  Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company.


ORLANDO, Fla.,June 9, 2011

Lockheed Martin Receives $58 Million Contract Award for Vehicle-Mounted and Portable Sensor Systems.

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) received a $58.6 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps for new systems, equipment and support services associated with the Vehicle Optic Sensor Systems II (VOSS II) and Portable Rapid Deployment Surveillance Systems (PRDSS).


SUNRISE, Fla, June 7, 2011

General Dynamics Itronix's New Fully-Rugged GD8200 Notebook Delivers Fast, Reliable, Power-Efficient Computing for Mobile Professionals.

Cooked, frozen, dropped, shaken, soaked and tested in 32 rigorous ways, the rugged GD8200 delivers uncompromising performance in 'real-world' conditions that define mobile computing


HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, June 6, 2011

Raytheon-Boeing Team Responds to Warfighter's Call for Joint Air-To-Ground Missile

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) submitted its proposal for the U.S. Army and Navy's Joint Air-to-Ground Missile competition and responded as a prime contractor. Raytheon is teamed with The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) for the JAGM program.

 


NEWPORT BEACH, Calif, May 30, 2011

TiaLinx, Inc. Announces Launch of Phoenix50-H, a Multi-Sensor Mini-Copter with an Extended Remote Landing Range and Reporting Capability to Detect Occupancy in a Compound.

TiaLinx, Inc., a pioneering developer of remotely controlled mini-unmanned aerial and ground vehicles integrated with ultra-wideband miniaturized radars, today announced the launch of the Phoenix50-H.


SAN JOSE, Calif, May 11, 2011

Quantum3D Thermite Tactical Visual Computers Integrated into AAI Man-Portable Aircraft Survivability Trainer.

Small, Light-Weight Thermite Computers Help PEO STRI Train Pilots for Missile Attacks.


LADSON, S.C. May 2, 2011

Force Protection Receives $106.9 Million Award for Additional 1,000 Independent Suspension System Kits for U.S. Marine Corps Cougar Fleet.

Force Protection Industries Inc, a FORCE PROTECTION INC. (NASDAQ: FRPT) group company, today announced that it has received a firm fixed price modification to existing contract M67854-07-C-5031 from U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command with a total value of approximately $106.9 million for the purchase of 1,000 independent suspension system ("ISS") kits.


MARIETTA, Ga, April 28, 2011

Israel Acquires Additional Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received an Undefinitized Contract Action from the U.S. Government for the Foreign Military Sale of an additional C130J to Israel, with funding for advanced procurement items for a third aircraft.


MINNEAPOLIS, April 11, 2011

ATK Awarded $49 Million Special Operations Ammunition Contract

Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) announced today that it has received a $49 million contract from the U.S. Navy to produce a new special operations ammunition round with improved accuracy, stronger barrier penetration, and a lower muzzle-flash.


EL SEGUNDO, Calif, April 7, 2011

Raytheon Delivers 250th APG-79 AESA Radar

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered its 250th APG-79 active electronically scanned array radar to Boeing. The APG-79 radar is flown on U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft, and on the Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18F Super Hornet.


FORT WORTH, Texas, March 7, 2011

Elbit Systems of America Receives $12.7 Million Spares Order From U.S. Army for Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. received a $12.7 million delivery order for Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System (IHADSS) spares from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM), Rock Island, Illinois. Work on this contract will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas.


EAST HARTFORD, Conn, Feb 21, 2011

Pratt & Whitney Propulsion System Successfully Powers First Flight of X-47B Navy/Northrop Grumman Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration Program

Pratt & Whitney's F100-PW-220U engine and exhaust system have successfully powered the first flight of the Navy / Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) X-47B flight test aircraft for the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Combat Air System Carrier Demonstration (UCAS-D) program.


NORWALK, Conn, Jan 11, 2011

Defentect Group Inc. Completes Initial Installation of Radiation Detection System at Major Military Medical Center

Defentect Group, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DFTC), a developer and provider of immediate intelligent messaging software solutions, announced today the completion of the first of several installations at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. GammaTect™ sensors were installed in conjunction with Defentect's proprietary DM3™ technology and the system is now fully functional.


ROCHESTER, N.Y, Jan 10, 2011

Harris Corporation Receives $14.4 Million Order to Supply Additional Type-1 Suite B Handheld Tactical Radios to Coalition Forces

RF-310M Radio Provides Improved Communications Interoperability for U.S. and International Partners


CHARLOTTE, N.C, Jan 10, 2011

Goodrich Delivers 331st Sonar Dome Rubber Window for U.S. Navy DDG-51 Class Destroyers

Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) recently delivered its 331st sonar dome rubber window (SDRW) to the U.S. Navy.


McLEAN, Va, Jan 10, 2011

SAIC Awarded Contract by U.S. Army Research Laboratory

Company to Provide Research and Development Services in Support of U.S. Special Operations Command.


ROCHESTER, N.Y, Dec 20, 2010

Harris Corporation and Joint Tactical Radio System Program Integrate Falcon III AN/PRC-117G with the JTRS Soldier Radio Waveform Network Manager

During JTRS Contractor Development Testing, the Harris Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio – operating the JTRS Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW) – demonstrated interoperability with the JTRS SRW Network Manager, an enterprise-wide software application that will provide network management and planning capabilities for JTRS  radios.


ROCHESTER, N.Y, Dec 16, 2010

Harris Corporation Receives $14.6 Million Order from U.S. Army for High-Frequency Radio Technology for Missile Command and Control Application

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $14.6 million order from the U.S. Army for use in an artillery command and control application.


AKRON, Ohio, Dec 14, 2010

DARPA Awards Lockheed Martin $7 Million Contract to Produce Laser Enhanced Sniper Systems

AKRON, Ohio, Dec. 14, 2010

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a $6.9 million contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for multiple One Shot laser-based sniper systems that improve accuracy and reduce the possibility of detection.


TEWKSBURY, Mass, Dec 13, 2010

Raytheon Solipsys' Zeus Integrates Air Force Remotely Piloted Aircraft Activities

Raytheon Solipsys, a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) subsidiary, was awarded a $9 million contract to deliver and install its Zeus situational awareness and collaboration system for Air Force remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).

The award responds to an urgent operational need requested by the Air Force. Zeus will be installed at 18 Air Combat Command, Air National Guard and Air Force Special Operations Command locations.


LONDON, Ontario, Dec 10, 2010

General Dynamics Awarded $317 Million for RG-31 MRAP Survivability and Mobility Upgrades

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command awarded General Dynamics Land Systems–Canada a USD$317.4 million delivery-order modification for upgrade kits for RG-31 Mk5E vehicles previously delivered under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle program.  General Dynamics Land Systems, the Canadian company's parent corporation, is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


SHELTON, Conn, Dec 2, 2010

Sikorsky Aerospace Services Delivers First Upgraded S-61™ Helicopter to U.S. State Department

Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) today announced the delivery of the first upgraded S-61™ helicopter to the U.S. State Department


LONDON, Nov 25, 2010

Ministry of Defence Adopts First-Ever Business Collaboration Standard from BSI

As post-recession challenges bite, business leaders and managers are evaluating their optimum approach to customers, suppliers and partners. Consensus across all sectors is that a collaborative approach will deliver better value for customers and provide suppliers with a stable environment that encourages sustainable growth.


WOOD DALE, Ill, Nov 24, 2010

AAR Receives Order for 30 Lockheed C-130 Cargo Systems>

AAR (NYSE: AIR) announced today that its Cargo Systems division received a purchase order to manufacture and supply C-130 cargo handling systems and spares components for thirty Lockheed C-130 Hercules aircraft.


EL SEGUNDO, CA, Nov 23, 2010

COM DEV USA Awarded Fourth Contract for UHF Equipment

COM DEV USA, LLC, a subsidiary of COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX: CDV), today announced that it has been awarded a US$6 million contract to provide UHF passive microwave equipment for a US Government satellite payload. Design and production work will be performed at COM DEV USA's manufacturing facility in El Segundo, California with delivery scheduled during mid-2012.


TUCSON, Ariz, Nov 22, 2010

U.S. Air Force Awards Raytheon $5 Million Defense Acquisition Challenge Contract

The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $5 million Defense Acquisition Challenge contract for the company's Quiet Eyes Laser Turret Assembly (QELTA). Quiet Eyes is a key component of Raytheon's Directed Infrared Countermeasures (DIRCM) aircraft protection system.


CHARLOTTE, N.C. Nov 19, 2010

Egyptian Air Force Selects Goodrich DB-110 Airborne Reconnaissance System

Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has received a contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide its advanced DB-110 airborne reconnaissance system for the Egyptian Air Force's new Block 52 F-16 fighter aircraft.  The Foreign Military Sale (FMS) contract calls for Goodrich to provide one DB-110 reconnaissance pod. Work will be performed by the company'sISR Systems team in Chelmsford, Mass.


EAST HARTFORD, Conn, Nov 18, 2010

Pratt & Whitney to Power Egyptian Air Force F-16s

Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, was awarded a contract for $46 million to provide F100-PW-229 Enhanced Engine Package (EEP) engines to power the Egyptian Air Force's new fleet of 20 F-16 aircraft.


PHOENIX, Nov 17, 2010

Honeywell to Provide Auxiliary Power Unit for Canadian Forces' Chinook Helicopters

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that Boeing has selected the 36-150 Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) for CH-147 helicopters that will be delivered to Canada.


WEST MELBOURNE, Fla, Nov. 16, 2010

RELM Wireless Receives Blanket Purchase Agreement from U.S. Navy for New P25 Trunked Products

RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE Amex: RWC) today announced that it has received a blanket purchase agreement (BPA) from the U.S. Navy. This BPA includes the Company's trunked KNG portable radios, mobile radios, repeaters and related accessories, operating in the VHF, UHF and 700/800MHz frequency band.


CHANDLER, Ariz, Nov. 15, 2010

Radiall Introduces a New HDQX Connector Solution for High-Speed Data Transmission

Radiall USA, Inc. expands its connector product offering with the new HDQX series for high-speed Ethernet and RF data transmission.  The HDQX connector combines a compact size with the ruggedness needed for high reliability and signal integrity in harsh aerospace and military environments.  Offering twelve size 8 cavities in a high-density rectangular shell, the space-saving HDQX accepts ARINC 600 Quadrax and size 8 BMA contacts, as well as twinax and triaxial contacts.


OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov 15th 2010

Boeing NewGen Tanker Win Would Bring 230 Jobs, $10 Million to Oklahoma

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) today announced that Oklahoma will benefit from an estimated 230 total jobs and generate an estimated $10 million in annual economic impact if the NewGen Tanker is selected as the U.S. Air Force's next aerial refueling aircraft.


WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn., Nov. 11, 2010

Hamilton Sundstrand Wins Contract From General Dynamics for Army Stryker Modernization Program

Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been selected by General Dynamics Land Systems for the Stryker Modernization Generator Subsystem Engineering and Manufacturing Development verification and validation program.


CHARLOTTE, Mich., Nov. 10, 2010

Spartan Motors Awarded Subcontract by BAE Systems

Spartan Motors Chassis, Inc., a subsidiary of Spartan Motors, Inc. (Nasdaq: SPAR), has been awarded a subcontract order from defense contractor BAE Systems to support the production of 32 Armored Utility Vehicles under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) program.


WIXOM, Mich., Nov. 9, 2010

New I/O Modules Offer Single/Dual MIL-STD-1553 Interface for Industrial PCs and Embedded Systems

Acromag's new module for the popular U.S. Department of Defense bus is available in an IndustryPack format or for use with their I/O Server Industrial PC to interface avionics and weapons subsystems


CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 4, 2010

General Dynamics Awarded $10 Million Contract by Raytheon for Production of Tomahawk CCLS Launch Tubes

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products has been awarded a $9.8 million contract by Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., for production of the composite capsule launch system (CCLS) for the Tomahawk missile.  General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


ROCHESTER, N.Y., Nov. 3, 2010

General Atomics Selects PT's IPnexus® Application-Ready Systems for Navy's Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) Program

PT's latest design-win is the high-performance computing solution for next-generation aircraft carrier recovery systems


VIENNA, Nov. 3, 2010

General Dynamics Awarded Four-year Ammunition Contract by Spanish Army

The Ministry of Defense of Spain has awarded General Dynamics European Land Systems, through its Spanish subsidiary Santa Barbara Sistemas S.A., a four-year contract for the supply of 5,56x45 mm NATO ammunition for the Spanish Army, Air Force and Navy.  The contract has a maximum potential value of approximately 20 million euros ($27.9 million) if all options are exercised.


CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 3, 2010

Goodrich Receives Additional Contract for C-5M Super Galaxy

Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has received a production contract from Lockheed Martin to supply 160 pylons for the U.S. Air Force C-5 Galaxy strategic airlifter Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP). Goodrich content is expected to generate $300 million in revenue for the additional 40 C-5B/C aircraft planned to be upgraded in the RERP, excluding any aftermarket revenue. Work will be performed by Goodrich's Aerostructures  teams in Chula Vista, Calif. and Foley, Ala.


SAN CARLOS, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010

New Portable Video Display Solutions Deliver Interactive Collaboration, Training to Military Field Operations in Demanding Military Environments

Luidia, Inc., a global technology and interactive solutions provider, today announced that the interactive technology of the eBeam Edge™ will now be a part of the Visual Display System (VDS) from HDT Engineered Technologies (HDT), a provider of highly-engineered mobile military and emergency response solutions. The new eBeam-HDT technology integration gives HDT Visual Display System an interactive workspace on which to collaborate and communicate better anywhere, anytime in any extreme field condition in the world.


SAN JOSE, Calif, Nov. 1, 2010

Lockheed Martin Adds Radio Frequency Management to Tactical Network Planning Capability

A tactical network planner developed by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been upgraded to better address the significant battlefield challenges of sharing data; interoperating; managing networks, and exercising effective command and control of deployed forces.  Lockheed Martin's web-enabled, Tactical Communications Planner (TCP) which facilitates mobile, ad hoc networking, now provides a comprehensive network planning solution for tactical edge and large scale networks that dynamically allocates communications and network resources.


KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 1, 2010

MRI Wins $35.5M Delivery Order From U.S. Army for Design and Installation of Maryland Testing System

Midwest Research Institute (MRI), with more than 65-years of experience in scientific/engineering technical services, has been awarded a $35,500,000 Delivery Order under MRI's contract with the U.S. Army.  Through the course of the 41-month contract, MRI will provide the Joint Program Manager for Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Contamination Avoidance PDTESS (Product Director Test Equipment, Strategy and Support) with final design, equipment and materials testing, and installation of a Test System at the United States Army Research, Development and Engineering Command located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.


MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 1

ATK Receives $71 Million Pentagon Contract for LUU Flares

ATK (NYSE: ATK) was awarded a $71 million contract by the Department of Defense to provide LUU-2D/B and LUU-19B/B illuminating flares supporting the military efforts of the United States and its allies.


CHARLOTTE, N.C, Oct. 29

General Dynamics Awarded $12 Million by U.S. Navy for Aegis MK82 Illuminators

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products was recently awarded an $11.5 million contract by the U.S. Navy for the production of six Aegis MK82 Illuminators, which include the MK82 guided missile director and the MK200 controller systems.  Production will begin in early 2011. The contract has a total potential value of $29.5 million, and deliveries will be completed by July 2013, if all options are exercised.  General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).


28 Oct 2010 11:00 GMT

Xilinx Expands Secure Mobility and Ruggedized Performance Offering with Next Generation of Defense-Grade Families

Xilinx, Inc., (Nasdaq: XLNX) today announced the Spartan®-6Q family and Virtex®-6Q family, its newest generation of field programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) qualified for meeting the rigorous requirements of the aerospace and defense market. The new families include the industry's first defense-grade FPGA based on the successful low-cost, low-power Spartan series, providing designers with a highly-flexible device that delivers industry-leading secure SWaP-C (size, weight, power and cost) benefits to applications requiring high levels of security and reliability.


SHELTON, Conn, Oct. 27

U.S. Department of State Orders Two Upgraded S-61™ Helicopters for Air Transport in Afghanistan

Sikorsky Aerospace Services today announced an order for two upgraded S-61™ utility helicopters for use in Afghanistan to support drug interdiction efforts. Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) is the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).


REDFORD, Mich, Oct. 27

Alternative Fuel Technologies Awarded $715,000 Phase 2 SBIR U.S. Army Contract

Alternative Fuel Technology, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alternative Fuel Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: AFTC) announced today that the Company has been awarded and has commenced working on a U.S. Army Phase 2 SBIR project valued at US$715,000.


SAN DIEGO, Oct. 26

General Dynamics NASSCO Lays Keel of Future USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13)

General Dynamics NASSCO today laid the keel for USNS Medgar Evers, the thirteenth ship of the Lewis and Clark class of dry cargo-ammunition ships (T-AKE).  The ship is named in honor of Medgar Evers, the African American civil rights activist whose 1963 murder prompted President John F. Kennedy to ask Congress for a comprehensive civil rights bill.


ORLANDO, Fla, Oct. 26

Lockheed Martin Develops Vehicle-Mounted Tablet for Tactical Situational Awareness

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has developed a ruggedized tablet computer for use in tactical vehicles.  The TacFleet 8 allows real-world tactical situational awareness exchanges for brigade-and-below forces on the move.


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 26

Northrop Grumman Introduces New Coherent Doppler Radar System for Patrol Vessels and Small Combatants

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) today announced the introduction of a new family of X-Band Coherent Radar (XBCR) systems designed primarily for offshore patrol vessels (OPV) and other smaller combat ship platforms.


MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Oct. 26

Augusta Systems Awarded Navy Contract to Converge Data from Unmanned Vehicle Sensors

Augusta Systems, Inc., a provider of technologies that power the intelligent convergence of devices, systems and networks, has been awarded a $1.4 million contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for the continued testing and enhancement of a distributed, intelligent network of unmanned vehicles, unattended ground sensors, video cameras and other devices. The intelligent network is built upon Augusta Systems EdgeFrontier technologies.


WASHINGTON and ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 26

Harris Corporation and L-3 Communications Add Integrated Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Video Capability to Falcon III Tactical Handheld Radio

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) and L-3 Communication Systems-West have integrated the capability to receive and view battlefield video with advanced tactical voice and data communications in a lightweight Harris handheld military radio.


KINSTON, N.C., Oct. 26

SIS Wins DARPA Contract for Autonomous Anti-Submarine Tracking

Spatial Integrated Systems, Inc. (SIS) announced that it has won a major proof-of-concept contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in response to its recent solicitation for the Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program. The award builds on SIS's successful development to date of an autonomous maritime navigation and control system in partnership with NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA JPL) and Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD).


MERRIMACK, New Hampshire, October 26, 2010

Elbit Systems of America Awarded $45.5M ID/IQ Contract for Night Targeting System Upgrade for the AH-1W Cobra Helicopters

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. was awarded a $45.5M Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana for the supply of the Night Targeting System Upgrade (NTSU) and associated line items for the AH-1W Cobra helicopters. Work will be performed in Merrimack, New Hampshire, and is expected to be completed over the next five years.


WASHINGTON, Oct. 25

Lockheed Martin Team Begins Integration of Joint Tactical Radio Software and Hardware Into AH-64D Apache Helicopters

Military users from the Army, Air Force and Navy will be one step closer to realizing secure Internet Protocol based networking as the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team begins integration activities of its Airborne and Maritime/Fixed Station Joint Tactical Radio System (AMF JTRS) with the AH-64D Longbow Apache helicopter. This marks the first time an aircraft program begins work on AMF JTRS software defined radio interfaces.


CHARLOTTE, N.C., Oct. 25, 2010

Goodrich Receives UK MoD Contract for Aircraft Support

Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has received a follow-on contract worth over 7 million pounds Sterling (approximately US $10 million) from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) for Performance Based Logistics (PBL).


HAIFA, Israel, Oct. 24

U-TacS, a Subsidiary of Elbit Systems and Thales, Awarded $70 Million Follow-on Order to Provide ISTAR Capability for UK Armed Forces

Elbit Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq and TASE: ESLT) announced  that its  UK  company with Thales UK - UAS Tactical Systems Ltd. (U-TacS) has been awarded by Thales UK a follow-on Urgent Operating Capability (UOR) contract worth approximately $70 million to provide an Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) support capability for the UK Armed Forces.


ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 19

Harris Corporation Receives $12 Million in Orders for Falcon Radio Systems from Country in Middle East

Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received $12 million in orders for Falcon III® and Falcon II® tactical radio systems from a nation in the Middle East.


LONDON, Oct 19

Northrop Grumman to Supply Radio Communications System for UK MoD's Camp Bastion Airfield, Afghanistan

Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Europe-based air traffic management systems subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide a ground-to-air voice radio system for air traffic control operations at the MoD's Camp Bastion airfield in Helmand Province, the main handling airfield for UK operations in Afghanistan.


TEMPLE, Texas, Sept. 29 2010

McLane Advanced Technologies Wins SAMS-E Re-Compete Contract

McLane Advanced Technologies (MAT) has been awarded a $52.3 million contract from the United States Army as the prime contractor to provide Program Management Support for SEC-Lee and the Standard Army Maintenance System – Enhanced (SAMS-E). Work on this contract will begin October 2010 for a period of three years.


MAIDEN, N.C., Sept. 29 2010

Air T, Inc. Announces Award of New Contract from the United States Air Force

Air T, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIRT) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Ground Support, LLC, has been awarded a contract to supply flight line tow tractors to the United States Air Force. Global is in receipt of the delivery order for the first pre-production unit which will be tested and evaluated before additional orders are placed. The contract award is for one year commencing September 28, 2010, with four additional one-year extension options that may be exercised by the United States Air Force. The value of the contract, as well as the number of units to be delivered, will be determined based upon annual requirements and available funding of the United States Air Force.


PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 29 2010

Mikros Systems Corporation Demonstrates Adept System at U.S. Navy's Fleet Maintenance and Modernization Symposium

Mikros Systems Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: MKRS), exhibited its ADEPT system at the U.S. Navy's Fleet Maintenance and Modernization Symposium in Virginia Beach on September 14-15. Sponsored by the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE), this year's theme was Meeting Challenges: Warfighting, Effectiveness, Current Readiness, Service Life and Affordability. During the keynote address, Admiral John C. Harvey, Commander of the U.S. Fleet Forces, addressed the importance of maintenance in the fleet.


HUNTSVILLE, Alabama, Sept. 29 2010

Defense Technology Inc. - Russian Mi-17 Helicopters for Afghanistan

Defense Technology Inc. (DTI) announced today that its procurement plan for twenty-one new Mi-17 aircraft has been approved by the Russian Government. Under RFQ N00019-10-R-0032, the United States Navy is competitively purchasing twenty-one Russian, civil variant Mi-17 aircraft for Afghanistan. These medium lift helicopters are the primary support aircraft of the Afghan National Army Air Force (ANAAF).


ST. LOUIS, Sept. 28 2010

Boeing Receives Multi-Year Contract from US Navy for 124 F/A-18 and EA-18 Aircraft

The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has been awarded a new multi-year procurement (MYP) contract from the U.S. Navy for 124 F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler aircraft.


MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 28 2010

iGov Wins Multiple Military Support Contracts

iGov, prime contractor for TACLAN and USMC TCWS and provider of evolutionary tactical network systems and support programs, announced today that it has recently won three significant technology, logistics and support services subcontracts in support of United States Department of Defense worldwide.


MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 27 2010

GTEC Receives $26 Million Contract to Support the U.S. Army's Expeditionary Requirements in Afghanistan

Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: GTEC), a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. government, today announced that the company has secured a $26 million contract to provide camp solutions to the U.S. Army to support their expeditionary force sustainment needs in Afghanistan. This award follows GTEC's September 15 announcement that the company secured a $37M contract to provide similar systems to the U.S. Army.


ORLANDO, Fla., MUNICH and ROME, Sept. 27

MEADS Demonstrates Interoperability With NATO Air Command and Control System in Joint Test

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) battle management capability successfully demonstrated interoperability with the NATO Air Command and Control System (ACCS) during a Joint Project Optic Windmill (JPOW) test in July. The interface test was conducted using the Active Layer Theatre


RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Sept. 23 2010

API Technologies to Showcase at Europe's 2010 NATO Information Assurance Symposium

API Technologies Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: ATNY), a provider of highly engineered products and services to the global defense sector, will be exhibiting at the 2010 NATO Information Assurance Symposium to be held September 27th through October 1st at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) in Casteau (Mons), Belgium. The Symposium brings together representatives from 28 NATO nations and NATO agencies to meet with leading companies in the information assurance space. This year's theme, "Federation," focuses on the


LONDON, September 17, 2010

Northrop Grumman to Upgrade Landing Systems in Africa

Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) Europe-based air traffic management subsidiary, Northrop Grumman Park Air Systems, has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by the African air navigation safety agency Agence pour la Securite de la Navigation Aerienne en Afrique et a Madagascar (ASECNA) for a continent-wide upgrade and renewal of their instrument landing systems.


SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Sept. 16 2010

AeroMech Engineering Inc to Provide Unmanned Aircraft with Sense And Avoid Capabilities

AeroMech Engineering, Inc. (AME) of San Luis Obispo, CA, teamed with prime contractor Barron Associates of Charlottesville, VA, are proud to announce the award of a new four-year contract through the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) valued at nearly $2.4 million.


LONDON, Sept. 16 2010

Northrop Grumman Updates Customers on CEESIM System Developments at Annual Users Conference

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) recently held its fourth annual conference for users of its Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator (CEESIM) systems.


MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 15 2010

GTEC Receives $37 Million Contract to Provide Camp Solutions to U.S. Army

Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:GTEC) , a provider of mission-critical, technology-based systems, solutions and services for national security agencies and programs of the U.S. government, today announced that the company has secured a $37 million contract to provide camp solutions to the U.S. Army in support of the military's force modernization and mobility efforts.


BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 14 2010

U.S. Army Awards Lockheed Martin $14 Million Contract for Innovative High Power Fiber Laser System

The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT) a $14 million contract to design, develop, build and test a first-of-its-kind high power fiber laser-based system suitable for military applications.


WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 2010

AgustaWestland Features Best Value AW139 for the U.S. Air Force's CVLSP

AgustaWestland North America, Inc. is featuring its AW139 multi-role helicopter for the U.S. Air Force's Common Vertical Lift Support Program (CVLSP) at the Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition in National Harbor, Md.


McLEAN, Va. and REDLANDS, California, Sept. 13 2010

i2 and ESRI Form Global Partnership to Deliver Combined Geospatial and Analytics Capabilities

Unparalleled analytical solution integrates geospatial, link and temporal analysis to maximize resources, efficiencies and analytical productivity.


ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 13 2010

Solidica Awarded Ground Vehicle Materials Program by Army Research Laboratory

Solidica today announced an award through the U.S. Army for the demonstration of a proof of concept in support of ground combat vehicle system health monitoring.


ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 13 2010

NATO'S NAMSA Launches a Savi Technology Routing Hub for NATO Coalition Forces to Share Logistics Information More Efficiently

Routing Hub Will Provide Unprecedented Visibility of RFID-tracked Consignments Moving Through National and Multinational Supply Chains


CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 10 2010

General Dynamics Awarded $30 Million for Joint Biological Point Detection Systems Production and Support

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products has been awarded a $30 million contract by the U.S. Army for production and field support of Joint Biological Point Detection Systems (JBPDS).


LONDON, September 9, 2010

Northrop Grumman Enhances Core Command and Control Application Capability Used in UK MoD Joint Command and Control Support Programme (JC2SP)

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has launched a new and enhanced version of its industry-leading command and control software application Command and Control for the PC (C2PC) that it is providing for integration into the UK's MoD Joint Command and Control Support Programme (JC2SP) to improve the core C4I capability of the programme.


TROY, Mich., Sept. 9 2010

ArvinMeritor's ProTec High Mobility Independent Suspensions to be Equipped on BAE Systems' Caiman Multi-Terrain Vehicle

ArvinMeritor, Inc. (NYSE: ARM) announced today that its Meritor ProTec(TM) High Mobility Independent Suspensions (HMIS) will be standard on BAE Systems' Caiman Multi-Terrain Vehicle (MTV), providing advanced force protection, mobility and ride quality. Initial production deliveries to BAE Systems will begin in November 2010.


LONDON, September 9, 2010

Northrop Grumman Enhances Core Command and Control Application Capability Used in UK MoD Joint Command and Control Support Programme (JC2SP)

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has launched a new and enhanced version of its industry-leading command and control software application Command and Control for the PC (C2PC) that it is providing for integration into the UK's MoD Joint Command and Control Support Programme (JC2SP) to improve the core C4I capability of the programme.


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 8 2010

General Dynamics AIM II(TM) Cryptographic Module Now Certified by NSA for Use in JTRS Radios

The AIM II programmable cryptographic module by General Dynamics C4 Systems was recently certified by the National Security Agency (NSA) to secure classified information up to and including Top Secret, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) for the Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit (HMS) and Airborne Maritime Fixed (AMF) radios.


WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Sept. 1, 2010

Raytheon-Boeing Team Successfully Completes Second Government-Funded JAGM Test

Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN) and The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) completed the second of three government-sponsored firings of the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile.


ROCHESTER, N.Y. and BRISBANE, Australia, Aug. 31 2010

Harris Corporation Receives $9.5 Million Contract to Support Australia Department of Defence Communications Modernization

Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $9.5 million contract to provide engineering services to support the Australia Department of Defence Land 200 communications modernization program.


DENVER, Aug. 24 2010

United Kingdom Awards Lockheed Martin $5 Million Order for Desert Hawk III Unmanned Aircraft Systems

The United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence awarded Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] a $5.1 million contract for additional Desert Hawk III unmanned aircraft vehicles.


OTTAWA, Ontario, Aug. 24 2010

General Dynamics Canada to Supply Smart Displays for U.S. Army MRAP Vehicles

General Dynamics Canada received an order to supply more than 1,000 Smart Display Units (SDU) for installation in U.S. Army Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. The order represents the first use of General Dynamics Canada's technology on the MRAP platform, expanding the reach of the company's comprehensive suite of vehicle electronics currently embedded in the majority of the U.S. armoured vehicle fleet.


FREIBURG, Germany, Aug. 19

Northrop Grumman to Supply High Accuracy Inertial Measurement Units for Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3A

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a contract by EADS Defence & Security, through its Military Air Systems business unit, to deliver 88 inertial measurement units (IMU) for Tranche 3A of the Eurofighter Typhoon.


MONTREAL, Aug. 4 2010

Ultra Electronics Canada Defence Inc. Tactical Communication Systems Division ("Ultra TCS") - Ultra TCS awarded IDIQ contract for Battlespace IT systems for US DoD

Ultra TCS, the premier global supplier of High Capacity Line-of-Sight (HCLOS(TM)) radio communication systems, today announced that it has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract over seven years.


LONDON, Aug. 4 2010

Europe's Focus on Unmanned Network Centric Solutions to Boost the Unmanned Ground Vehicles Market, Says Frost & Sullivan

The European unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) market is growing slowly, but steadily, depicting a relatively undisturbed trend for the year 2011 and beyond.


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