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LAAD 2013: Mistral Group Introduces New Capabilities in Detecting and Identifying Drugs & ExplosivesApr 15, 2013
Mistral's solutions capable to identify over 20 various drug types and 99% of the explosives; were used extensively by coalition forces during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars Herzeliya Pituach, IsraelÂ – Mistral Group, a leading developer and manufacturer of products for military, EOD and law-enforcement will be displaying various drug and explosives identification kits at LAAD 2013 exhibition,... Read More
Skytronics to Unveil New Repair and Overhaul Services for Airbus Commercial Aircraft THSAs at MRO AmericasApr 12, 2013
El Segundo, California – Skytronics, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and SDVOSB, will unveil new repair and overhaul services for Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer Actuators (THSAs; PN47145) on Airbus A318, A319, A320 and A321 aircraft at MRO Americas 2013. As an FAA-approved Repair Station for over 50 years, Skytronics also holds approvals from the EASA, CAAC and Boeing.... Read More
LONDON - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its industry-leading global capabilities in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), by introducing the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to the Malaysian market at the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition. LIMA 2013 will be held at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi Island, Malaysia,... Read More
3M Subsidiary Ceradyne, Inc., Awarded More Than $40 Million U.S. Government Order for Small Arms Protective InsertsApr 01, 2013
Armor vest plates protect military warriors COSTA MESA, CA - Ceradyne, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of 3M, announced it has received an award for more than $40 million from the U.S. Government for two separate Small Arms Protective Insert (SAPI) armor plate orders placed under Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract for the Government of Afghanistan. The order requires delivery of 242,000 body... Read More
Ametek Becomes Only Power Supply Company Suporting Standard Dod ATS Families Across All Four Military BranchesMar 22, 2013
AMETEK Programmable Power Products Qualified For CASS, RTCASS, NGATS, VDATS and eCASS SAN DIEGO – AMETEK Programmable Power, the global leader in programmable AC and DC power test solutions, announces that its ReFlex Power™ (RFP) System is now qualified for use in standard Department of Defense (DoD) ATS (Automated Test Systems) across all major military branches. It is the only power system... Read More
Aircraft Displays Exceptional Performance and Target Accuracy During Successful Live Firing Exercises MESA, Ariz.- MD Helicopters Inc. (MDHI), a Lynn Tilton company and leading manufacturer of commercial, air-rescue, military and law enforcement helicopters, announced that the MD 540F aircraft has successfully completed the first phase of live fire exercises. The firing exercise is one milestone... Read More
SM-6 program on track to reach initial operating capability in 2013 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first Standard Missile-6 all-up-round to the U.S. Navy from its new integration and testing facility in Huntsville, Ala. SM-6 defends naval vessels against fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles. "SM-6 is a game-changing,... Read More
CHARLOTTE, N.C.Â - General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), and RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., are offering the Samson line of Remote Weapons Stations (RWS) to the U.S. military.Â These cost-effective and field-proven remote weapons stations allow a gunner to remain protected inside the vehicle while operating a weapon... Read More
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Interest in Predator XP Continues to Grow, Aircraft Now in Production SAN DIEGOÂ - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced that it will have a significant presence at the upcoming IDEX show in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Feb.... Read More
Atlas V Rocket Processed at Launch Site in Just 27 Days CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla.- A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket successfully launched NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-K) payload at 8:48 p.m. EST today from Space Launch Complex-41. This was the first of 13 ULA launches scheduled for 2013, the 35th Atlas V mission, and the 67th ULA launch. "ULA and our... Read More
MARIETTA, Ga., - Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] delivered a C-130J Super Hercules to the Iraqi Air Force at formal ceremonies here today. This is one of the initial three aircraft of a total of six C-130Js ordered by Iraq. The other two of these initial three aircraft departed yesterday for Iraq. The remaining three C-130Js will be delivered in 2013. The Iraqi Air Force will use the airlifters for... Read More
ATK's Multi-Option Fuze Provides Increased Mission Capability for U.S. Navy's 5-inch Gun Ammunition Five-Year Production Contract to be Performed at Allegany Ballistics Laboratory in Rocket Center, W. Va. ARLINGTON, Va.- ATK (NYSE: ATK) announced that it received a five-year, Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command for the production of the... Read More
Company to provide Mine Warfare Tactical Decision Aid in support of the Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) Upgrade MCLEAN, Va.- 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... Read More
Northrop Grumman Highlights Range of International Security Capabilities at Land Warfare Conference, AustraliaNov 12, 2012
CANBERRA, Australia - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) is participating in the 2012 Land Warfare Conference in Melbourne, Australia, where it will highlight a range of its integrated solutions for force protection, command and control, and cyber security. The Land Warfare Conference is being held at the Melbourne Convention Centre from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2, and is aimed at users, providers,... Read More
Lockheed Martin's Missile Defense Systems Engage Multiple Targets During First Ever Integrated Ballistic Missile Defense System TestNov 08, 2012
BETHESDA, Md. - Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LM) Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System, Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile and Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System successfully engaged in the first-ever test of all three systems demonstrating the integrated capabilities of today's U.S. regional missile defense systems. These systems worked together to detect, track,... Read More
Robotic Blasting is becoming more and more prevalent in the manufacturing process. Companies are looking to increase efficiencies and lower costs. With robotic blasting equipment in place, the operation can run in a continuous mode. Operators are able to run multiple machines and become more efficient. Top Considerations for Robotic Blasting: Control and Repeatability: As an operator gets tired... Read More
Industry team continues on-time delivery of Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ships to U.S. Navy PARIS - 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... Read More
Linking weapon and sensor data with map-based Command and Control (C2) capabilities, DIAMONDShield™ provides decision support aids that let operators plan and execute air defense missions with increased intuition, speed, and confidence. HostedÂ suite of integrated air and missile defense capabilities enables warfighters to manageÂ continuous C2 cycle, and visualization is presentedÂ via... Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. - ATK (NYSE: ATK) will highlight a variety of advanced capabilities and programs as an exhibitor at the AUSA 2012 Annual Meeting & Exposition in Washington, D.C. The show will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from October 22-24, 2012. ATK will be located on the upper floor exhibit space in Booth #6817. AUSA provides ATK an opportunity to highlight multiple... Read More
As integrated Electro-Optical IR and visible sensor with weapon station, BattleGuardÂ® provides trained operators of tracked and wheeled combat vehicles with 360Â° of under-armor unobstructed coverage. Plug-and-play solution also offers second or third generation FLIR (Forward Looking Infrared) threat detection system, which enables classification, recognition, and identification of... Read More