BAE Systems Awarded Vertical Launching System Contract for DDG 1000 Destroyers Potentially Worth $64 Million

MINNEAPOLIS - BAE Systems was awarded an $8 million contract - which has the potential to increase up to $64 million - from Raytheon Company for the first two shipsets of MK57 Vertical Launching System (VLS) for the U.S. Navy's DDG 1000 Zumwalt class of destroyers. The contract covers the continuation of design, integration, requirements verification, and the initial purchase of materials for the...

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Electronic Warfare Systems

BAE Systems Awarded $36 Million U.S. Navy Contract for 25mm Gun Systems to Protect Ships

MINNEAPOLIS - BAE Systems received a $36.3 million contract from the U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center for the production and delivery of 62 MK 38 MOD 2 Machine Gun Systems (MGS). The gun systems will be delivered between July 2008 and June 2009. The MK 38 fulfills the critical role of ship self-protection by providing naval vessels with a highly lethal, last layer of defense. The MK 38 is a...

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Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

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

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...

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Eurotech Group's Rugged Wearable Zypad Computer "Dresses" Italian Civil Defense Unit

December 17, 2007 AMARO, ITALY - December 17, 2007 - Eurotech Group today announced an agreement with the Civil Defense Unit of Friuli Venezia Giulia to supply Italian civil defense operators with a fully wearable and non-invasive computer system for computation and communications purposes in extreme conditions. Eurotech expects to roll-out this new Rugged Zypad wearable computer worldwide during...

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Raytheon's MK 57 Launcher Recognized as a Top 5 DoD Program

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 13, 2007 -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE:RTN) MK 57 Vertical Launching System (VLS) program for the Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000) has been recognized by the Department of Defense and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) as a 2006 Top 5 DoD program award winner for excellence in systems engineering. Co-developed by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) and...

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U.S. Air Force Announces F-22 Raptor Ready for Operations World-Wide

MARIETTA, Ga., Dec. 12 -- The U.S. Air Force declared Full Operational Capability (FOC) for Lockheed Martin's (NYSE:LMT) F-22 Raptor today, marking another historic occasion for the world's only 5th generation fighter in production. Gen. John Corley, Air Combat Command Commander (ACC), made the announcement from Langley Air Force Base, Va., home of ACC headquarters and the 1st Fighter Wing, the...

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Guerlain and Rexam a Renewed Partnership for the Launch of "L'instant Magic"

01 October 2007 Rexam, supplier of the cap and SP8 pump with glass ball for the L'Instant" line, is renewing its partnership with Guerlain for the new fragrance, "L'Instant Magic." Guerlain has tinted the bottle and the underside of the cap black, playing on the transparency of the surlyn material. For this product, Rexam Dispensing Systems was selected to create this prestige piece. The...

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More Neutron Scintillators for Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Applied Scintillation Technologies (AST), a world leader in phosphor and scintillation technology, has received a second large order from Oak Ridge National Laboratory for glass scintillator plates to be used in an Anger camera development project. This camera will be used for area position-sensitive neutron detection in neutron scattering applications as part of the Spallation Neutron Source...

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Miscellaneous Analyzers

Honeywell Technology to Help U.S. Military Rapidly Analyze Intelligence and Keep Troops out of Harm's Way

Brain Monitoring Sensor Technology Increases Speed and Precision to Help Analysts Identify Threats PHOENIX, Nov. 15 / - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) announced today that it is developing a revolutionary system for the Defense Advanced Research Agency (DARPA) that could dramatically improve the military's intelligence analyzing capabilities by allowing analysts to evaluate images from satellites, ground...

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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring

Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring

Krueger Sentry Gauge, a leader in chemical sight gauges, now offers the ultimate in aggressive liquid storage monitoring devices. From sulfuric and hydrochloric acid to bleach, and acetone, our products are designed with robust features that deliver a long and trouble-free service life. See our video to learn all about this new and innovative line of sight gauges.

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