Northrop Begins Demonstration Flights for Army UAV Program

Northrop Grumman Corporation, FORT HUACHUCA, Ariz: Northrop Grumman Corporation has begun ground and flight demonstrations of the new Hunter II medium altitude endurance unmanned...

Army Sets New Strategic Planning Guidance

US Army, WASHINGTON: The Army released new Strategic Planning Guidance for 2005 that includes three new focus areas: homeland defense, irregular challenges, and stability...

Military Vehicles in Iraq Get Up-Armored by Feb. 15

US Department of Defense, WASHINGTON: Insurgents will have a tougher time targeting U.S. troops riding in Humvees and other vehicles in Iraq come Feb....

Raytheon to Equip 193 Marine Tanks with Night Vision Sensors

Raytheon Co., MCKINNEY: Raytheon Company recently received $32.5 million in U.S. Marine Corps contract awards for the M1A1 tank Firepower Enhancement Program (FEP). ...

UD to Upgrade M113 Tracked Vehicles for Jordanian Armed Forces

United Defense Industries, SANTA CLARA, Calif: United Defense Industries, Inc. has been awarded an $18.2 million contract from the U.S. Army for the conversion...

Germany: KFOR and SFOR Successfully Deploy FAUST

EADS Defence and Security, ULM, Germany: In October 2004, the German army contingents in Kosovo (KFOR) and the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (SFOR)...

Fort Benning Tests Current M-9 Sidearm, Future Alternatives

US Army, FORT BENNING, Ga.: The Directorate of Combat Developments and Soldier Battle Lab began an experiment Jan. 24 analyzing the current-issue M-9 handgun...

BAE Systems Designs Precision Seeker For Mortar Rounds

SPX, Nashua NH: BAE Systems recently received a $6.6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to design, develop and demonstrate...

Paladins

US Army, CAMP TAJI, Iraq: At 32 tons with the ability to fire up to four rounds per minute, the M109A6 Paladin 155mm self...

ATK Matrix System Selected by Army for Accelerated Deployment to Iraq

ATK Alliant Techsystems, MINNEAPOLIS: Alliant Techsystems has been notified that the U.S. Army will accelerate fielding of the Matrix remote munitions control system. Twenty-five...