Thursday, April 22, 2021

PRESS RELEASES

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...

Japan Coast Guard expands its fleet with two new H225 helicopters

Airbus Helicopters, the world's largest commercial helicopter maker, on Tuesday announced that Japan Coast Guard (JCG) will expand its fleet with two new H225 helicopters, taking its total Super Puma fleet up to 17, comprising two AS332s...

Rheinmetall assembles team to bid for future German air defense system

German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall has assembled a team with Diehl Defence GmbH & Co. KG of Überlingen and Hensoldt Sensors GmbH of Taufkirchen to cooperate in a special partnership known as an “Arbeitsgemeinschaft” (ARGE). Under the framework...

U.S. Army awards contract to Stratom for robotic refueling system

U.S. defense contractor Stratom said on Tuesday that it has won a contract for developing a robotic refueling system for the U.S. Army. Stratom announced it has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Army’s DEVCOM Ground Vehicle...

Saab successfully tests Gripen fighter with 3D-printed parts

Swedish aerospace and defense company Saab announced on Tuesday that it has successfully conducted the trial which marked the first time an exterior 3D-printed part has been flown on a Gripen aircraft, rather than internal 3D-printed components....

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