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30 June 2010 Military News

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  • DoD News: Contracts for June 30, 2010
  • Russia exports $5.3 billion in arms in first six months of 2010 - official RIA Novosti 30 Jun 2010 -- Russia has exported $5.3 billion worth of weapons-related production in the first six months of 2010, the head of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) said on Wednesday.
  • Northrop Grumman Unveils Fully Accredited Infrared Countermeasures System Effectiveness Models for U.S. Army CIRCM Aircraft Northrop Grumman 30 Jun 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) today announced the development of a unique capability to assess the performance and effectiveness of its offering for the U.S. Army's Common Infrared Countermeasures (CIRCM) program, based on an Infrared Countermeasures (IRCM) system effectiveness tool created by the company and validated by the U.S. government.
  • Northrop Grumman Delivers First F-35 Training Systems Courseware Northrop Grumman 30 Jun 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has added momentum to the planned summer 2010 opening of Lockheed Martin's (NYSE:LMT) F-35 Integrated Training Center at Eglin AFB, Fla. by delivering, on schedule and on budget, the first set of instructional materials needed to train pilots and aircraft maintainers.
  • Northrop Grumman Mine Detection System Flying Towards Operational Evaluation Northrop Grumman 30 Jun 2010 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and the U.S. Navy have begun the next phase of the flight test program leading to the "final exam" Operational Evaluation and potential approval next year for full-rate production of the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS). The Navy is conducting the Developmental Flight Test-IIE (DT-IIE) program from its Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division site in Florida. The first flight occurred on June 8.
  • Northrop Grumman Announces $175 Million Advance Procurement Contract for Multi-Purpose Amphibious Assault Ship LHA 7 Northrop Grumman 30 Jun 2010 -- The U.S. Navy awarded a $175 million cost-plus-fixed fee contract to Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) for advance procurement of long-lead materials and performance of engineering/planning efforts for LHA 7, the second in the Navy's newest class of large-deck amphibious assault ships. The first ship, America (LHA 6) is currently 25 percent complete.
  • Oshkosh Defense Announces New Delivery Orders For Heavy-Duty Army Vehicles Oshkosh 30 Jun 2010 -- Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) announced today its Defense division has received two delivery orders from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) for the U.S. Army’s Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV). The two delivery orders are valued at roughly $600 million, and extend production for nearly 1,900 new and recapitalized severe-duty Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT A4) vehicles, the backbone of the Army’s logistics and resupply fleet, and more than 530 Palletized Load System (PLS) trailers.
  • Boeing Announces Agreement to Acquire Argon ST Boeing 30 Jun 2010 -- The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and Argon ST [NASDAQ: STST] today announced that they have entered into an agreement for Boeing's acquisition of Argon ST in an all cash tender offer and merger for $34.50 per share, or approximately $775 million, net of cash acquired.
  • Northrop Grumman and EADS Defence & Security's Euro Hawk(R) Unmanned Aircraft Completes Successful First Flight Northrop Grumman 30 Jun 2010 -- The Euro Hawk® unmanned aircraft system (UAS), built by Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) and EADS Defence & Security, successfully completed its first flight June 29. The high-flying aircraft took off at approximately 10:32 a.m. PDT from Northrop Grumman's Palmdale, Calif., manufacturing facility and climbed to 32,000 feet over Palmdale's desert skies before landing nearly two hours later at 12:24 p.m. PDT at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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