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11 October 2005 Military News

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  • BAE SYSTEMS Awarded Doppler Radar Contract BAE Systems 11 Oct 2005 -- BAE Systems has been awarded a $2 million contract to provide a Continuous Wave (CW) Doppler radar to the United Kingdom Aberporth Test and Evaluation Range, operated by QinetiQ on behalf of the U.K. Ministry of Defence. The contract is the first order for a new CW Doppler radar product line and will be delivered next year.
  • BAE SYSTEMS Fires Multiple Round Simultaneous Impact Missions From NLOS-Cannon BAE Systems 11 Oct 2005 -- BAE Systems has successfully fired a four-round Multiple Round Simultaneous Impact (MRSI) mission from the Non-Line-of-Sight Cannon (NLOS-C) Concept Technology Demonstrator (CTD).
  • Spanish Air Force to receive air-to-ground system Taurus EADS 11 Oct 2005 -- TAURUS Systems GmbH (TSG) received the contract for series production of the Taurus missiles destined for the Spanish Armed Forces. The order has come from SENER, the Spanish company which in its capacity as prime contractor concluded the procurement contract with the Spanish Air Force in mid-September. The procurement contract covers 43 operational missiles, including mission planning and support to A/C integration. These air-to-ground missile systems are planned as armament for the Spanish F-18 and Eurofighter aircraft. The contract award was based on the decision taken by the Spanish Council of Ministers in June 2005 to procure Taurus KEPD 350 for the Spanish Air Force.
  • General Dynamics to Develop Wireless Network Solution for the Air Force Combat Information Transport System General Dynamics 11 Oct 2005 -- General Dynamics Network Systems was awarded a delivery order valued at approximately $1.5 million under the Network Centric Solutions (NETCENTS) program to develop a second-generation wireless local area network solution for the U.S. Air Force Combat Information Transport System (CITS), headquartered at Hanscom AFB, Bedford, Mass. This program will provide Air Force warfighters standardized classified and unclassified 802.11 wireless services at all operational levels. General Dynamics Network Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD).
  • Raytheon Awarded $45.5 Million for Paveway™ Laser Guided Bomb Production Raytheon 11 Oct 2005 -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $45.5 million contract for the U.S. Air Force's fiscal year 2005 procurement of Paveway™ II laser guided bomb kits.
  • Northrop Grumman Demonstrates Autonomous System That Delivers Real-Time Surveillance Information to Military Forces in Urban Battle Zones Northrop Grumman 11 Oct 2005 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has successfully led the first demonstration of a system that autonomously controls low-flying unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to deliver real-time surveillance data to U.S. military forces in urban battle zones.

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