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08 June 2010 Military News

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  • DoD News: Contracts for June 08, 2010
  • Airbus Military: building on 10 years of MRTT experience EADS 08 Jun 2010 -- This year, Airbus is celebrating 10 years of experience in the Multi Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) business, following the German Luftwaffe’s decision, in 2000, to get up to four of its Airbus A310 aircraft converted into MRTTs.
  • Lockheed Martin Develops Tactical Handheld Device for Dismounted Soldier Situational Awareness Lockheed Martin 08 Jun 2010 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has developed a ruggedized, tactical handheld device for dismounted Soldiers. The Tactical Digital Assistant (TDA) provides unprecedented situational awareness, command and control, and blue force tracking capabilities to brigade and below forces.
  • U.S. Army Awards Lockheed Martin $142 Million for Additional Persistent Threat Detection Aerostat Systems Lockheed Martin 08 Jun 2010 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] received a $142 million award from the U.S. Army to begin production of additional Persistent Threat Detection Systems (PTDS) to support coalition forces.
  • Warfighter Information Network - Tactical Team Completes Design Milestone for Key Subsystem Lockheed Martin 08 Jun 2010 -- Fully networked, high-speed communications are one-step closer for today’s soldiers. As lead for the Warfighter Information Network – Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 3 Transmission Subsystem, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has successfully completed an In Process Review(IPR) for the critical design of the next phase of the Increment 3 Transmission Subsystem. Increment 3 continues development of the components needed to meet the full range of network capacity, security, and full on-the-move capabilities for the Army’s modular force. The transmission subsystem provides the foundation for the network’s dynamic capability to transfer data over a highly dispersed, noncontiguous area.
  • IAI to Present TopGun, a Course Correction Fuze, at Eurosatory Israel Aerospace Industries 08 Jun 2010 -- Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will unveil a series of effective and affordable weapon systems at this year's Eurosatory Symposium & Exhibition in Paris, June 14th-18th, 2010 (Booth E-700). These systems share the common vision of affordability and precision, transforming "statistical" artillery into precision weapons. IAI's vision of future weapon systems stresses the ability to create highly precise systems that enable the support fire elements to do their jobs faster, more accurately and with much less collateral damage.
  • Thales innovates to protect the foot soldier with the portable biodosimeter Thales 08 Jun 2010 -- Thales innovates to protect soldiers by launching BioWARD, a personal chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) detection solution. BioWARD is a portable biodosimeter capable of continuously collecting the biological substances absorbed by foot soldiers to minimise as quickly as possible the impact of any contamination on their health.
  • Lockheed Martin Inducts Third C-5 To Become Super Galaxy Lockheed Martin 08 Jun 2010 -- Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] inducted its third C-5 Galaxy strategic airlifter into the Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program (RERP) production line at its facility here today.
  • Northrop Grumman Submits Proposal for NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance Northrop Grumman 08 Jun 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) formally submitted its proposal this week for the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) system – NATO's top and long-running acquisition program. A contract award is anticipated in October 2010.
  • SAIC Awarded $94 Million Contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWARSYSCEN) Atlantic SAIC 08 Jun 2010 -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a follow-on contract by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWARSYSCEN) Atlantic to provide program management and technical services to SPAWARSYSCEN Atlantic's Tactical Command and Control Division, Rapid Capability Insertion (RCI) operation. The single-award contract has a one-year base period of performance, a single one-year option, and a total value of more than $94 million if all options are exercised. Work will be performed in Charleston and Orangeburg, S.C.; Warren, Mich.; Albany, Ga.; and Quantico, Va.

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