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25 July 2011 Military News

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  • DoD News: Contracts for July 25, 2011
  • BAE Systems Increases Production of Visibility Sensors for U.S. Army and Marine Corps Vehicles BAE Systems 25 Jul 2011 -- BAE Systems was awarded another task order to produce the Driver's Vision Enhancer Family of Systems (DVE-FOS), a system of infrared sensors that provide 24-hour all-weather visibility for operators of U.S. Army and Marine Corps vehicles.
  • BAE Systems Awarded $56 Million From U.S. Marine Corps for MRAP Work BAE Systems 25 Jul 2011 -- BAE Systems received multiple awards from the U.S. Marine Corps totalling more than $56 million for five separate delivery orders for work on the RG-33 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract. The awards will provide upgrades for MRAP vehicles currently in the field.
  • Boeing, BAE Systems to Develop Integrated Directed Energy Weapon for US Navy Boeing 25 Jul 2011 -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that its Directed Energy Systems (DES) division has signed a teaming agreement with BAE Systems to develop the Mk 38 Mod 2 Tactical Laser System for defense of U.S. Navy ships.
  • General Dynamics Awarded $24 Million to Renovate and Modernize USS Harpers Ferry General Dynamics 25 Jul 2011 -- The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics NASSCO $24.4 million in contract modifications to support an extensive renovation and modernization of the USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49), including alterations and repairs, as part of the fiscal year 2011 Extended Docking Phased Maintenance Availability (EDPMA). The company will also inspect and test all of the ship's systems and components. NASSCO is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).
  • General Dynamics Awarded U.S. Army's Total Engineering and Integration Services III Contract General Dynamics 25 Jul 2011 -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), is one of three companies to be awarded a contract under the U.S. Army's Total Engineering and Integration Services (TEIS) III program. The contract has a total potential value of $892 million among all awardees over five years if all options are exercised.
  • General Dynamics Completes Acquisition of Fortress Technologies, Inc. General Dynamics 25 Jul 2011 -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) completed its previously announced purchase of Fortress Technologies, Inc. on July 22, 2011.Fortress Technologies is a provider of secure wireless networking equipment for the U.S. military and other government customers. The value of the cash transaction, which is expected to be accretive to General Dynamics' earnings beginning in 2012, has not been disclosed.
  • Lockheed Martin's Multi-Mission Signal Processor Completes Tracking Test Lockheed Martin 25 Jul 2011 -- The Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] Aegis SPY-1 radar successfully identified, tracked and conducted simulated engagements against live aircraft in a stressing electronic attack environment during a test of the Multi-Mission Signal Processor (MMSP).
  • JLENS Successfully Completes Endurance Test Raytheon 25 Jul 2011 -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) aerostat system – Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensors (JLENS) – recently completed a successful endurance test.

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