Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Goodrich Awarded U.S. Army Contract for Laser Warning Systems

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Goodrich Corporation (NYSE: GR) has been awarded a five-year Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Army for an anticipated maximum value of $47 million for the procurement of additional AN/AVR-2A(V) Laser Warning System components. The AN/AVR-2A(V) enhances aircraft survivability by detecting multiple laser aided threats and weapons systems....

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Explosives

Applied Resources Corporation Completes US Army Contract Supporting Lightweight Howitzer

Applied Resources Corp. (ARC) is proud to announce the successful completion of United States Army Contract W15QKN-09-C-0138 for various machine parts and assemblies in support of Lightweight 155mm Howitzer. Solicited (W15QKN-09-R-0264) and awarded by the Joint Munitions and Lethality Command Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, the base contract included twelve (12) different contract line item numbers...

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Controls and Controllers

Holo-Krome Division of Fastenal Buys AFC-Holcroft Mesh Belt System

Holo-Krome division of Fastenal has placed an order for an AFC-Holcroft mesh belt system, with a capacity of 2000 lb/hr. The equipment will be used for neutral hardening and carburizing of cap screws and set screws of various sizes. AFC-Holcroft will supply a new hardening furnace equipped with a burner management system and AFC-Holcroft's BeltMaster(TM) control system for CQI-9 compliance. The...

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Turrets

Elbit Systems' Brazilian Subsidiary, Aeroeletronica, Awarded a Framework Contract Valued at up to $260 Million to Supply 30mm Unmanned Turrets to the Brazilian Army

Elbit Systems' Unmanned Turrets, to be Produced in Brazil by Aeroeletronica, Will be Installed Onboard IVECO 6X6 Armored Personnel Carriers (APC) as a Part of the Guarani Project HAIFA, Israel - Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE:ESLT) ( Elbit Systems") announced that its Brazilian subsidiary, Aeroeletronica Ltda. ("AEL") was awarded a framework contract, valued at up to 440 million Brazilian...

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Military Target Systems

ATK Awarded $4.5 Million Contract for U.S. Air Force High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Control Section Modification Program

ATK to Begin Limited Production Phase to Modify High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (AGM-88C) Control Sections Work on this program will be performed at ATK facilities in Woodland Hills, CA and Rocket Center, West VA MINNEAPOLIS -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that it has been awarded a $4.5-million contract from the U.S. Air Force for the limited production phase of the High-Speed Anti-Radiation...

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Mechanical Hubs

Qosina Needle Hub Components

For customized OEM needle and hub designs Edgewood, NY - Needle hub components from Qosina make up a three part combination: hub connector, bushing and cap to create a customized fluid delivery or withdrawal system. The polycarbonate hubs are available in four different body styles (round, rectangular, octagonal and anatomic), each with a unique profile and finger grip. Stock sizes include 14,...

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Misumi Introduces More Fixed and Configurable Metric Metal Plates in Carbon Steel, Tool Steel, Aluminum Alloy and Titanium
Titanium

Misumi Introduces More Fixed and Configurable Metric Metal Plates in Carbon Steel, Tool Steel, Aluminum Alloy and Titanium

Several new lines of metal plates and an expansive selection of metal blocks and bars offer design engineers more choices than ever before. (Schaumburg, IL) - MISUMI USA, Inc., a subsidiary of MISUMI Corporation, part of MISUMI Group, Inc. (Tokyo: 9962) and a leading provider of fixed and configurable mechanical components for machine building and factory automation systems, has greatly expanded...

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Lasers

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. Existing sniper scopes cannot measure wind at long distances. One Shot utilizes a laser and camera to gauge wind speed and direction...

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Missiles

Raytheon's SLAMRAAM Completes Second Test Firing from New Platform

Test validates system's readiness TEWKSBURY, Mass. - Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) SLAMRAAM (Surface Launched Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile) system successfully participated in a second ballistic test vehicle firing at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. This is the second test firing of AMRAAM missiles from the new Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle (FMTV) platform. "Completion of this second...

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Vehicles

Javelin Joint Venture Fires Javelin from Stryker Remote Weapon Station

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Raytheon (NYSE: RTN)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture reached a major milestone with the first Javelin missile firings from a Common Remote Operations Weapon Station II. The station was mounted on a Stryker Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) in a near-tactical configuration. Three missiles impacted their targets at 500 and 1,000 meters (1,640 and 3,280 feet)...

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