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McAleese & Associates: Army Officials Discuss Acquisition, Modernization Priorities at Congressional Hearings

Consulting firm McAleese & Associates has released a report on the U.S. Army’s procurement and modernization plans as discussed by military officials at recent congressional hearings. Army Secretary Mark Esper and Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, both 2019 Wash100 winners, appeared Tuesday before the House Armed Services Committee to discuss the service branch’s …

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Leonardo DRS-Rafael Team Gets $80M Contract to Supply Active Protection Systems for Army, Marines

Leonardo DRS and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems have received a $79.6M contract to supply the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marine Corps with active protection systems designed to protect combat ground vehicles from anti-armor rockets and missiles. The industry team will provide additional TROPHY systems and the contract will bring the total funded value …

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General Dynamics OTS, Partners Advance to ‘Iron Fist Light APS’ Program Phase 2

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 21, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit and its partners Elbit Systems and IMI have secured clearance from the Army Requirements Oversight Council to advance their work on an active protection system for the U.S. Army‘s Bradley Fighting Vehicle fleet, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. General Dynamics …

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General Dynamics Land Systems Gets $58M Army Contract for Abrams Tank APS Kits

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 10, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit will supply active protection system kits for the Abrams M1A2 battle tank fleet of the U.S. Army under a $58M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Department of Defense said Thursday the firm-fixed-price contract awarded to General Dynamics Land Systems covers the …

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Leonardo DRS to Help Modernize Army Tank Systems Under $193M Contract

Leonardo DRS‘ sustainment systems division has landed a potential two-year, $192.5 million contract to support the modernization of U.S. Army main battle tanks. The fixed-price-incentive contract covers the supply of active protection systems, countermeasures and calibration and maintenance kits for version 2 of the Abrams M1A2 System Enhancement program, the Defense Department said Friday. …

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General Dynamics Team to Demo Combat Vehicle Defense System; Sonya Sepahban Comments

A General Dynamics-led (NYSE: GD) team is building a North American combat vehicle that incorporates a protection system intended to defend soldiers from threats. The company’s land systems business has reviewed the active protection system’s design and plans to demonstrate an APS-integrated Light Armored Vehicle III later in 2013, the company …

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