General Dynamics Wins $65M Contract Modification for Iraq M1A1 Abrams Support

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The General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) Land Systems business has won a $65.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to provide support services for Iraq’s M1A1 Abrams tanks. The Defense Department posted Thursday that the Foreign Military Sale includes specialized training and contractor logistics and base life support. The contract, awarded through the Army Contracting Command in Warren,...

Saab Lands Army Live Training Comm Support Contract

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Saab Defense and Security USA has won a potential $67 million contract to provide training systems to for radio communications in live training exercises at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington and the U.S. Army Garrison in Grafenwoehr, Germany. The company said Tuesday that the order is part of the Live Training Transformation Interim Range System contract awarded by the Army’s program...

Cubic Pre-Deployment Soldier Training Contract Ceiling Increases to $896M

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A Cubic (NASDAQ: CUB) subsidiary has been awarded a $60 million contract modification to continue helping the U.S. Army train soldiers before their deployment for combat operations. This award increases the value of a potential 10-year mission support services contract Cubic Applications won in July 2007 to $896 million, Cubic said Thursday. Cubic Applications has been supporting rotational pre-deployment...

Army Intell Vet Ken Diller Joins Fulcrum as BD Lead; Jeff Handy Comments

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Ken Diller Ken Diller, a retired U.S. Army intelligence officer, will manage Fulcrum‘s business development, marketing, communications and other corporate growth programs as the company’s new vice president for corporate development. “Ken brings a track record of success in high growth organizations providing operations, new business and brand management,” Jeff Handy, Fulcrum’s...

Raytheon Wins $391M for Army Guidance System

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Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems has been awarded a contract modification worth $391,540,645 for its tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided missiles. The change covers contract W31P4Q-12-C-0265 for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, in addition to two foreign military sales agreements that involve Oman and Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said Thursday. Work to be performed in Arizona and New...

Wayne Prender to Lead Textron’s Unmanned Systems Ground Control Tech Business

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Wayne Prender, formerly program director for Textron‘s (NYSE: TXT) small/medium-endurance unmanned aircraft systems business, has been appointed ground control technologies vice president at the Textron Systems segment. The company said Tuesday the seven-year Textron veteran will be in charge of its unmanned command-and-control systems, remote video terminals and other unmanned technology...

General Dynamics Unit to Upgrade USMC Light Armored Vehicles for $52M

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General Dynamics Land Systems–Canada has received a $52.3 million contract modification from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command to provide power pack, suspension, driveline, steering system and electrical components for light armored vehicles. The General Dynamics business unit said Monday that it was awarded the modification through the crown agency Canadian Commercial Corporation...

Jay Tibbets: ATK to Supply Army With Sniper Rifle Ammo

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ATK (NYSE: ATK) has won a five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract worth up to $20 million to provide the U.S. Army with .300 Winchester Magnum ammunition for the M2010 sniper rifle. The company said Monday it will produce Mk248 Mod 0, 190-grain and Mk248 Mod 1, 220-grain rifle ammunition as part of the delivery order from the U.S. Army Contracting Command – Rock Island. “We...

BAE Systems, DRS Technologies Win Army Contracts for Night-Vision Technology

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BAE Systems and DRS Technologies have been selected by the U.S. Army to develop new night-vision weapon sight technology and head-worn goggles, Military & Aerosapce reported Thursday. The Family of Weapon Sights-Individual and Enhanced Night Vision Goggle III contracts were awarded by the Army Contracting Command as a follow-on to previous ENVG contracts, John Keller writes. The FWS-I...

Lockheed to Build Apache Targeting Systems for US, Indonesia; Matt Hoffman Comments

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Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has won an $80.6 million contract to produce targeting systems for AH-64 Apache helicopters flown by the U.S. and Indonesian armies. The company said Monday it will supply eight Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor systems to the U.S. and nine to Indonesia. Indonesia is the 13th international customer to acquire the system through...