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10 July 2006 Military News

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  • OIF/OEF Casualty Update 10 Jul 2006 [PDF]
  • DoD Identifies Army Casualties
  • CENTAF releases airpower summary AFPN 10 Jul 2006 -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials have released the airpower summary for July 10.
  • 'Dustoff' Company transports injured to treatment facilities Army News 10 Jul 2006 -- One unit has sole responsibility for getting Baghdad-stationed coalition forces and civilians in need of medical care to the right treatment facilities.
  • 13th EBS prepares for busy deployment AFPN 10 Jul 2006 -- Aircrew and support members from the 13th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron deployed here last week to provide a continuous bomber presence in the region and help maintain stability and provide security for the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Bombs Kill 18 in Baghdad VOA 10 Jul 2006 -- Iraqi police say gunmen killed seven people on a bus in a predominantly Sunni Arab area of Baghdad Monday, after car bombs killed eight people in a mainly Shi'ite area of the capital.
  • Britain to Send More Troops to Afghanistan VOA 10 Jul 2006 -- Britain has announced it will send nearly 900 more troops to troubled southern Afghanistan, following a month that has seen six British soldiers killed in clashes with Taleban fighters.
  • Analysis: NATO Grapples with Afghan South cfr.org 10 Jul 2006 -- Nearly five years after a U.S.-led coalition toppled the Taliban government, security in Afghanistan remains tenuous and the country's future is uncertain
  • Afghanistan: Kabul's New Strategy Focuses On Pakistan RFE/RL 10 Jul 2006 -- On his first visit to the United States since becoming Afghan foreign minister in April, Rangin Dadfar Spanta elaborated on a new counterterrorism strategy that has been proposed by his government
  • Coalition Says Afghan Raid Kills 40 Suspected Taliban RFE/RL 10 Jul 2006 -- Afghan government and U.S.-led foreign forces report killing more than 40 suspected Taliban militants in a raid on "a known extremist compound" in southern Afghanistan today.

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Defense Industry

  • DoD News: Contracts for July 10, 2006
  • ATK Awarded Technology Demonstration Contract for U.S. Army Precision Guidance Kit ATK 10 Jul 2006 -- Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK), an industry leader in the development of next-generation precision projectiles, has received one of two Technology Demonstration (TD) contracts from the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) to develop a Precision Guidance Kit (PGK) for the Army's 155mm Howitzer. PGK will make the stockpile of existing artillery ammunition significantly more effective at relatively low cost by adding GPS guidance and navigation capability in a package that fits into the fuze well of an existing 155mm round.
  • CACI Awarded Recompete Contract to Provide Investigative Field Support Services to the Office of Personnel Management CACI 10 Jul 2006 -- CACI International Inc (NYSE:CAI) announced today that it has been awarded a four-year, prime recompete contract by the Office of Personnel Management to provide investigative field support services throughout the United States and its territories. CACI is one of five awardees on the contract, which has a ceiling value of $2.4 billion. The award extends the work CACI first began in 2003. The work will be based in the CACI Project Management Office located in Chantilly, Virginia, supporting investigative operations throughout the United States and its territories. The award expands CACI's investigative support services business.
  • General Dynamics Selected as Manufacturer for GMLRS Unitary Warheads General Dynamics 10 Jul 2006 -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been selected from an international field of competition as the manufacturer of the Unitary Warhead for the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) by the U.S. Army and Lockheed Martin. The GMLRS Unitary Warhead program is currently in the system design and development phase, which will continue through 2007.
  • Lockheed Martin's Guided MLRS Unitary Rockets Successful in White Sands Tests Lockheed Martin 10 Jul 2006 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] successfully conducted an Enhanced Blast Warhead (EBW) flight test of the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary rockets recently at White Sands Missile Range, NM. All test objectives were achieved.
  • LOCKHEED MARTIN SEA TALON PROGRAM ACHIEVES KEY MILESTONES TOWARD DEPLOYMENT AS LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP ASW MISSION MODULE Lockheed Martin 10 Jul 2006 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT]’s Sea TALON (Tactical Littoral Ocean Network) system successfully completed several significant testing milestones in its development as an Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) mission module for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).
  • Boeing Begins ScanEagle Training in New Mexico Boeing 10 Jul 2006 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] on Tuesday will begin ScanEagle training at its new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) training site in Clovis, N.M. The site was selected to help meet the increasing demand from U.S. military forces for the Boeing/Insitu ScanEagle system and the training to maintain and operate it.

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