U.S. Navy’s largest shipbuilder awarded $1.5B contract for construction of LPD 31

America’s largest military shipbuilding company, Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on Friday that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has received a $1.5 billion fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded contract for the procurement of the detail design and construction of amphibious transport dock LPD 31. The ship will be the 15th in the San Antonio class and […]

April 5, 2020
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U.S. Marines follow Air Force and awards contract for Centaur robots

FLIR Systems, Inc., a world-leading industrial technology company focused on intelligent sensing solutions, announced that the U.S. Marine Corps has followed Air Force and ordered more than 140 of the company’s Centaur unmanned ground vehicles (UGV). The $18.6 million contract is sourced through the Dept. of Defense Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc […]

April 5, 2020
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Sweden’s top coronavirus doc says Britain’s lockdown goes TOO FAR as his country allows pubs and schools to stay open

THE scientist leading Sweden’s battle against the coronavirus has claimed that Britain’s lockdown goes too far. Epidemiologist Anders Tegnell believes the UK shouldn’t have abandoned its original strategy as bars, restaurants and schools in his country remain open. Sweden has currently recorded 333 deaths of the coronavirus, with just over 6,000 infections. This puts it […]

April 5, 2020
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Protesting coronavirus nurses ‘shot with rubber bullets and stun grenades by cops’ as killer bug fuels global unrest

POLICE in South Africa have been filmed allegedly firing rubber bullets at nurses protesting over working conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The incident comes as reports emerge around the world of authorities staging violent crackdowns to enforce rules intended to stop the spread of the virus. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest […]

April 3, 2020
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