Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry

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BAE Systems to Upgrade Situational Awareness on A-10A Aircraft

January 18, 2008

JOHNSON CITY, New York - The Air National Guard and Air Force Reserves have selected BAE Systems to upgrade the A-10A Thunderbolt II for increased situational awareness and targeting control. During 2008, BAE Systems will modify more than 100 Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve A-10A aircraft stationed around the country. The upgrade will improve pilot awareness of the position of friendly... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Transportation Industry Products

BAE Systems Awarded $709.4 Million Contract to Reset Bradley Fighting Vehicles

January 17, 2008

YORK, Pennsylvania - BAE Systems has been awarded a contract modification totalling $709.4 million from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command for the reset of Bradley Fighting Vehicles and associated components. This modification is the largest national level reset award for Bradley Combat Systems to date. When combined with an earlier award of $234 million for long lead materials and... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Non-Industrial Products

Raytheon Wins $232 Million Army Precision-Guided Projectile Development Contract

January 16, 2008

TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 2, 2008 / - Raytheon Company (NYSE:RTN), teamed with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, has been selected by the U.S. Army to develop the XM 1111 Mid-Range Munition for the Future Combat Systems' Mounted Combat System. Valued at $232.3 million, the 63-month contract covers system design and development. "This award establishes Raytheon as the leader in the... Read More

Explosives, Armaments, and Weaponry, Optics & Photonics, Sensors Monitors & Transducers

A-Metrics, LLC and SEO Precision, Inc. Announced a Partnership to Advance Fast Steering Mirror Technology

January 9, 2008

November 19, 2007 A-Metrics, LLC and SEO Precision, Inc. have announced a partnership to advance fast steering mirror (FSM) technology with "order of magnitude" accuracy increases for laser guidance products with many government and commercial applications. Executives in the partnering organizations said their electro-optical solutions will dramatically improve the current technology and vastly... Read More