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03 September 2009 Military News

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  • DoD News: Contracts for September 03, 2009
  • Final Modernized Lockheed Martin-Built GPS Satellite Begins Operations For Users Worldwide Lockheed Martin 03 Sep 2009 -- The last in a series of eight modernized Global Positioning System IIR (GPS IIR-M) satellites built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT has been declared operational by the U.S. Air Force for military and civilian navigation users around the globe.
  • ATK Scores Another Direct Hit in Successful Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) Test ATK 03 Sep 2009 -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK), the U.S. Navy and the Italian Air Force successfully launched and scored a direct hit on a simulated enemy air defense target during the final development test (DT) firing of the AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake on August 7.
  • U.S. Air Force Orders 36 Oshkosh Airport Products Group Vehicles Oshkosh 03 Sep 2009 -- Oshkosh Airport Products Group, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), today announced an order from the U.S. Air Force, through the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (DSCP), for eight Striker® 3000 and seven Striker 1500 Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicles.
  • Thales Reorganizes to Manage U.S. Growth Thales 03 Sep 2009 -- Thales North America, Inc. today announced several changes to the company’s U.S. organization. Thales North America, renamed Thales USA, Inc., has established Thales USA Defense & Security, Inc. The business will focus on marketing Thales technologies and services to the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, state and local government entities and industry partners.

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