Saturday, April 17, 2021

PRESS RELEASES

U.S. Marine Corps successfully tests new cargo drones

The U.S. Marine Corps has completed a successful test of its new cargo drone systems, U.S. Navy's  Naval Air Systems Command announced Wednesday.  The details were given in a 7 April media release, to announce the Marines successfully...

DARPA awards two contracts to BAE Systems for cutting-edge electronic warfare technology

According to a press release issued Wednesday by BAE Systems, it will design mechanisms for the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) that protect emerging wideband receivers from interference, enabling their use in contested and congested...

U.S. Navy beefs up its Red Sea presence

The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), flagship of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKE CSG), along with guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) and guided-missile destroyers USS Mitscher (DDG 57) and USS...

Anniston Army Depot upgrades Paladin cabs for new extended-range cannon

The Anniston Army Depot announced it has recently completed the modification of two cabs for the Army's range-doubling new artillery weapon, called Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA). In a statement presented by the unit public affairs office, Michael...

Elbit Systems acquires guidance systems-focused firm in $31M deal

Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems said it has acquired the high-end GPS receivers and guidance systems business of BAE Systems Rokar International Ltd. The details were given in a 31 March media release, to announce that Elbit...

British Armed Forces awards contract to BAE Systems for CMWS support

Britain’s biggest defense company BAE Systems has announced that it has received a $21 million contract from the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to support the Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) over the next four-and-a-half years. This contract...

U.S. Marine Corps taps Boeing to sustain Compact Laser Weapon System units

Aerospace giant Boeing announced that it was awarded a $2.5 million contract by the U.S. Marine Corps to sustain the service’s Compact Laser Weapon System (CLWS) units. In a release late Monday, Boeing reported that the five-year contract...

U.S. Army awards $1 Billion contract for guided artillery rockets

Pentagon’s No.1 weapons supplier Lockheed Martin Corp. was awarded a contract from the U.S. Army for additional 11,000 Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) rockets, the company announced March 30. This contract, with an estimated value of $1.1...

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