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September 16, 2014
Lockheed Martin partners with Saudi firm for Sniper ATP support facility
Orlando, Fla. (UPI) Sep 15, 2014
The first overseas support facility for Sniper Advanced Targeting Pods is being opened in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by Lockheed Martin. The repair-capable facility, designed to support ATPs used by the Royal Saudi Air Force, is being established in partnership with AEC, a local company focused on electronics manufacturing, system integration, and repair and maintenance services. Lockheed Martin said the facility is part of an existing offset agreement between it and the Saudi Arabia Ec ... read more

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China's Xi pledges closer defence ties with Sri Lanka

Russia to deploy reinforcements to Crimea area: minister

Laser turret for fighter aircraft tested

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Government data requests up 150 pct in 5 years: Google

China's Xi visits India, sets tone for future relations

US general says 'advisors' could join Iraqi fight

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BAE Systems Hagglund delivers combat vehicle to Norway
The first engineering variant of CV90 Sting armored combat vehicle ordered by the Norwegian military has been delivered by BAE Systems' Swedish subsidiary. ... more
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Lockheed opens center for optical payload development in California
Lockheed Martin has opened a digital technology center in California for the development of optical payloads for satellites, targeting systems and lasers. ... more
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Additional live-fire target systems ordered by U.S. Army
Targets for U.S. Army infantry and armored units have been ordered from Meggitt Training Systems for use at live-fire training ranges. ... more
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US Army Europe uses technology to conduct exercises with different nations
U.S. Army Europe uses its latest simulation technology to join two training exercises from different countries and allow commanders to view and control troop movements as though units from both exer ... more
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Penn study demonstrates wearable sensors to detect firearm use
A new study from the University of Pennsylvania demonstrates that wearable sensors could one day transform the correctional system by tracking gun use by community-based offenders, who account for a ... more
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Armored Ground Vehicles Could Sprint, Dodge And Shield Their Way Out Of Danger
One of the key goals of DARPA's Ground X-Vehicle Technology (GXV-T) program is improving the survivability of ground-based armored fighting vehicles by increasing vehicle agility. Vehicle agil ... more
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SAIC to help military counter IEDs
SAIC has been given a place on a multiple award blanket purchase agreement to support the U.S. military in efforts to counter improvised explosive devices. ... more
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Government okays JLTV production facility
Lockheed Martin Team's production facility in Arkansas for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles has gotten a thumbs-up from the U.S. government. ... more
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Six NATO countries start weapons initiative
Six NATO countries have launched a program for greater cooperation in the procurement and fielding of air-to-ground precision-guided weapons. ... more
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Rheinmetall in Australia sets vehicle project team
The Australian subsidiary of Rheinmetall Man Military Vehicles has awarded major sub-contracts related to production of logistics trucks. ... more
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Raytheon's Small Diameter II bomb completes GTV testing
Small Diameter Bomb II is closer to low-rate initial production following guide test vehicle flights against stationary and moving targets. ... more
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General Dynamics UK lands Ministry of Defense vehicle contract
Nearly 600 Scout Specialist Vehicles will be delivered for the British Army by General Dynamics UK beginning in 2017. ... more
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MBDA, Polish companies sign letters of intent
European missile-manufacturer MBDA, one of two finalists for Poland's Wisla missile defense program, is expanding cooperation with local companies. ... more
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Marines manning checkpoints receiving attention-getter
A non-lethal munition system for helping to determine a possible vehicular threat to a checkpoint at standoff range is being deployed by the U.S. Marines. ... more
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Obama's executive order: computer chip implants to heal injured troops
President Obama is backing a unique program aimed at developing computer chip implants that monitor and augment an injured soldier's nervous system - mitigating all sorts of maladies, ranging from arthritis to post-traumatic stress. ... more
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New helmets, body armor, other gear for Australian troops
Australian Defense Force personnel on military deployment are to be issued with improved personal protection gear, the government announced Wednesday. ... more
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Brazil taking sharp look at Russia's Pantsir-S1 air defense system
A Brazilian military delegation has been sent to Russia to further assess the Pantsir-S1 medium-range air defense system for possible purchase. ... more
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New deal struck for 84mm recoilless rifles
A new framework deal for acquisition of Saab's Carl-Gustaf man-portable recoilless rifle has been signed by the company and the U.S. Special Operations Command. ... more
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Magal supports Israeli, international security projects
Magal Security Systems Ltd., an Israeli company, reports receipt of more than $4 million in domestic and international contracts for its technologies. ... more
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Hungarian T-72 tanks on way to Czech Republic
More than four dozen T-72 tanks are on their way to the Czech military from Hungarian Army depots. ... more
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Ground X-Vehicle Program Aims to Break The "More Armor" Paradigm
For the past 100 years of mechanized warfare, protection for ground-based armored fighting vehicles and their occupants has boiled down almost exclusively to a simple equation: More armor equals mor ... more
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Supacat providing vehicles for Australian military
Australia's military has ordered high mobility vehicles from the Supacat Group, a British company with a presence in the country. ... more
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Remington Outdoors facility to use Meggitt live-fire range systems
Meggitt Training Systems is providing live-fire range systems for firearm and ammunition research and development testing by Remington Outdoor. ... more
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Exelis wins Army Corps of Engineers support services contract
Exelis reports it is to provide information management and technology support services to serve more than 3,700 U.S. Army Corps of Engineer customers. ... more
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