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...

iRobot Secures Increase in Future Combat Systems Funding for Development of Small Unmanned Ground...

iRobot Corp., BURLINGTON, Mass: iRobot Corp. today announced that its funding for the U.S. Army's Future Combat Systems (FCS) program has increased to $37.3...

Bulgarian President Wants Troops Out of Iraq in 2005

AFP, Bulgarian President Georgy Parvanov told parliament Jan. 21 that he wants to see Bulgaria

Greater Role for Army Reserves on Operations

Australian Department of Defence, Army Reserves have begun providing some of the Transit Security Elements (TSE) aboard Navy vessels on Operation Relex II and...

Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle (SCAR) to FN Herstal

FN Herstal, MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, TAMPA: The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) today announced that it has awarded the contract for the...