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Netherlands Ministry of Defence Selects AeroVironment's Raven Small UAS

NASDAQ: AVAV MONROVIA, Calif., May 30, 2008 AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced that The Netherlands Ministry of Defence, acting through its Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO), has awarded AV a contract for RQ-11B (Raven) small unmanned aircraft systems. The order includes new aircraft systems as well as training, logistics support, and airworthiness certification. Each Raven...

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Radiation Sensors / Detectors

Raytheon Delivers First Advanced SUV-Based Radiation Detection System

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 7, 2008 - Raytheon Company's (NYSE:RTN) Integrated Defense Systems delivered the first advanced sports utility vehicle-based radiation detection system to the Department of Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office. The successful delivery of this system will allow DNDO to operate in urban environments and will enhance border security and national defense by...

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Pistols

Smith & Wesson M&P Pistols Continue to Win Law Enforcement Agencies

Colorado Springs Newest to Equip Officers with M&P40 Polymer Pistols Atlanta, Charlotte and Syracuse Police Departments Convert to M&P Pistols SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Jan. 31 - Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:SWHC), parent company of Smith & Wesson Corp., the legendary 156-year old company in the global business of safety, security, protection and sport, announced today that it has...

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Training Programs

BVR Systems Awarded a Naval Tactical Trainer Contract

ROSH HA'AYIN, Israel, January 22/ -- BVR Systems (1998) Ltd. (OTC Bulletin Board: BVRSF), announced today the award of a US $3.2 million contract to supply its Naval Tactical Trainer (NTT) system to an international customer. The NTT is the jewel in the crown of naval trainers, designed to facilitate advanced networked training in all naval warfare spheres. Located in a single facility, the NTT...

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Military Equipment

The Power of Three - Work Starts on Carrier Variant of F-35 Lightning II

F-35 Carrier Variant Concept Demonstrator aircraft SAMLESBURY, England - BAE Systems has started manufacture of the F-35 Lightning II Carrier Variant (CV). The CV aircraft is the final F-35 variant to start production and means that all three variants of the world's most advanced fighter aircraft are now being produced concurrently by BAE Systems. The initial manufacturing on the CV variant is of...

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Lasers

Stacked Laser Arrays meet military standards.

Offered in standard wavelength of 808 nm with power levels up to 900 W, Hermes QCW Laser Arrays degrade by less than 5% over 2 x 108 shots, making them suited for rangefinding, target designation, and pumping. Units are based on Quantum Well Intermixing process, which increases quantum well band-gap of semiconductor laser in controlled manner. Available as vertically or horizontally stacked...

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Military Equipment

BAE Systems Receives U.S. Army Contract for M326 120-mm Mortar Stowage System

10 Oct 2007 MINNEAPOLIS - BAE Systems has received a $13.9 million contract from the U.S. Army to procure 588 of the M326 120mm Mortar Stowage Systems. The contract calls for BAE Systems to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP) immediately and deliver the first 52 M326 systems to the Army by October 2008. Time is critical when our light maneuver forces are in combat, and the Mortar Stowage...

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Vehicles

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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