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10 October 2005 Military News

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  • TAC MOBILE Deploys in Support of Destined Glory 2005 Navy NewsStand 11 Oct 2005 -- Although Tactical Mobile Europe (TAC MOBILE) deployed aboard USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC 20) is small - numbering two officers and 10 enlisted Sailors - they are making a large impact on the annual NATO exercise Destined Glory (Loyal Midas) 2005.

Defense Industry

  • General Dynamics Awarded $15 Million Contract to Produce MK19 Grenade Machine Guns General Dynamics 10 Oct 2005 -- General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was awarded a $14.7 million contract by U.S. Army TACOM-ARDEC for the production of 1,097 MK19 grenade machine guns. Deliveries will commence in June 2006.
  • LOCKHEED MARTIN TESTS FIRST AEGIS WEAPON SYSTEM WITH SPY-1F RADAR AT SEA Lockheed Martin 10 Oct 2005 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] and shipbuilder Navantia successfully performed initial at-sea testing of the first Aegis Weapon System equipped with the new SPY-1F radar aboard the Norwegian frigate Fridtjof Nansen (F-310) during the sea trials conducted off the coast of Ferrol, Spain. This marks an important milestone in Integrated Weapon System (IWS) testing for the first of Norway’s five new Aegis-equipped frigates.
  • Northrop Grumman Opens EA-18G Aircraft Electronic-Warfare Laboratory in New York Northrop Grumman 10 Oct 2005 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has opened a new electronic-warfare systems-integration laboratory that will be used to support the development of the airborne electronic-attack system for the U.S. Navy's EA-18G aircraft. The system is scheduled to begin entering the fleet in 2009.
  • Team TerraMax Completes Historic DARPA Grand Challenge Oshkosh 10 Oct 2005 -- Oshkosh Truck Corporation [NYSE: OSK] and partners Rockwell Collins [NYSE: COL] and the University of Parma, Italy, announced that their robotic truck, TerraMax™, has completed the DARPA Grand Challenge. The vehicle was one of five to complete the race.

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