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Lockheed Martin’s Modernized Turret Adds Performance, Operational Capabilities To The AH-64E Apache Helicopter

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The U.S. Army recently awarded Lockheed Martin a $40.6 million contract to produce Modernized Turrets (M-TUR) for the AH-64E Apache helicopter, an upgrade to the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight and Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) system with enhanced operational and performance capabilities. "Our primary objective with...

Sikorsky Introduces RAIDER X™, A NextGen Light-Attack Reconnaissance Helicopter

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Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, introduced RAIDER X™, its concept for an agile, lethal and survivable compound coaxial helicopter, specifically designed for securing vertical lift dominance against evolving peer and near-peer threats on the future battlefield. Through the U.S. Army's Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA)...

CAE prepares to deliver Abrams engine maintenance trainer to U.S. Army at Fort Benning

CAE announced at AUSA 2019 it will be delivering the first Abrams M1A2 engine maintenance trainer to the U.S. Army’s Armor School at Fort Benning, Georgia. The new Abrams engine maintenance trainer recently completed the first phase of factory acceptance testing at CAE’s facility in...

New capability for the Army’s helicopter fleet has begun Initial Operational Test and Evaluation

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Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Common Infrared Countermeasure (CIRCM) systems for the U.S. Army has entered Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E). CIRCM is a lightweight countermeasure system that uses laser energy to defend aircraft against infrared threats. Its modular, open systems architecture allows it to be...

Raytheon, Rheinmetall form joint venture for US Army combat vehicle competition

Raytheon Company and Rheinmetall Defence have established a joint venture to offer the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, or OMFV, competition. The U.S.-based joint venture is called Raytheon Rheinmetall Land Systems LLC. Scheduled for fielding in 2026, the...

SIG SAUER to Showcase U.S. Army Next Generation Weapons Selection at DSEi 2019

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SIG SAUER, Inc. will be showcasing the complete SIG SAUER weapons system selected by the U.S. Army in the down-select process for the Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW), at the Defense & Security Equipment International Show (DSEI) in London, September 10-13 at the ExCel...

SAIC, Polaris to Team on Army Infantry Squad Vehicle

Science Applications International Corp. and Polaris Government and Defense, a division of Polaris Inc., announced they are teaming up for the U.S. Army’s Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) vehicle program. SAIC, a leading technology integrator, joined with Polaris, the industry leader in ultralight mobility platforms,...

Northrop Grumman providing specialized ammunition to members of the U.S. military

Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that it has received new orders totaling $24.8 million from the U.S. Army for medium-caliber ammunition. Orders were placed for 30 X 173mm PGU 46/B HEI rounds under the company’s supply contract with the U.S. government. The ammunition order will be...

US Army Selects Oshkosh Defense to Produce Semitrailer for the Heavy Equipment Transporter

Oshkosh Defense announced that the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) has awarded Oshkosh Defense and partner, Broshuis B.V., a contract to produce semitrailers for the Heavy Equipment Transporter (HET). The contract award is in response to an Operational Needs Statement (ONS) from...

Mack Defense Partners with JWF Defense Systems to Manufacture U.S. Army Heavy Dump Trucks

Mack Defense announced JWF Defense Systems (JWFDS) will provide the armored cab system for the M917A3 Heavy Dump Truck (HDT) contract the U.S. Army recently awarded to Mack Defense. JWFDS will be responsible for fabricating and painting the complete armored cab system, which will...

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