U.S. Army conducts most significant Patriot modernization since the early 1990s

Patriot missile defense system consisting of radars, command-and-control technology and multiple types of interceptors remains fixtures among the U.S. Army’s top priorities. According to a statement released by Army News Service, the Army’s Patriot Air Defense battalions are upgrading their fire-control computers, communications, radars and operator interfaces while adding more capable missiles in a refit […]

August 23, 2019
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BAE Systems to equip Army’s Bradley fighting vehicle with active protection system

The Pentagon announced Wednesday agreement with BAE Systems to provide active protection systems for Bradley fighting vehicle. British multinational defense, security and aerospace company BAE Systems was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army for $13,7 million modification to contract for active protection system integration and urgent material release in support of the Bradley Fighting […]

August 22, 2019
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U.S. Army to receive additional wireless-guided TOW missiles

Raytheon, one of the world’s largest defense contractors, has announced on Wednesday that company will deliver additional tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided missiles for the TOW weapon system under a $101 million U.S. Army contract announced by the U.S. Department of Defense on May 10, 2019. The weapon system transitioned to wireless guidance in 2010 and is being produced for […]

August 22, 2019
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U.S. Air Force demonstrates rifle-mounted fire-control system in action

The U.S. Air Force has showcased the cutting-edge, rifle-mounted fire-control system during a demonstration at Beale Air Force Base, California. The new sighting device, called the Smart Shooter, attaches to the weapon and locks on then fires to neutralize its target with or without movement. Smart Shooter’s fire control solutions were designed to give soldiers […]

August 21, 2019
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U.S. Army to procure new-build Apache AH-64E attack helicopters

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Tuesday that Boeing, one of the world’s largest aerospace contractors, has received a $154,8 million contract modification to procure new-build Apache AH-64E attack helicopters. The AH-64 Apache is the world’s most advanced multi-role combat helicopter and is used by the U.S. Army and a growing number of international […]

August 21, 2019
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U.S. Army seeking information from contractors for enhanced parachute oxygen delivery system

The U.S. Army Contracting Command on Monday issued a request for information for enhanced Parachutist Oxygen Delivery System (PODS) that will provide parachutists with oxygen (O2) during all phases of high altitude and standoff insertions. Oxygen consumption studies have confirmed that the current parachutist oxygen mask, which employs a dilution-demand technology, cannot provide the parachutist […]

August 20, 2019
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