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Rheinmetall Partners With Textron Systems, Raytheon Technologies to Pursue Army OMFV Combat Vehicle Program

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A U.S.-based subsidiary of Rheinmetall’s defense segment has partnered with Textron Systems, Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) and other U.S. defense companies to form an industry team to compete for the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program.

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Bruce Jette: Original Competitors Plan to Submit Bid for Restructured OMFV Combat Vehicle Program

Bruce Jette, acquisition executive at the U.S. Army and a 2020 Wash100 award winner, said companies that previously submitted bids for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program have expressed plans to compete again after the service restructured the acquisition strategy for the OMFV competition, Inside Defense reported Thursday.

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Army Multiplies Laser Weapons Power to 100kW

Army lasers, which previously had between 5 to 10 kilowatt strength, will be amplified to 50 to 100 kW weapons that could char helicopters and even small, fixed-wing aircraft, reports Breaking Defense. A truck-fired 50 kW weapon, an upgrade of the 10 kW HEL-MTT, will be tested next-year, while an …

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Army Research Lab Approves Alcoa Vehicle Armor; Mark Vrablec Comments

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory has approved an Alcoa (NYSE: AA) armor plate for use in U.S. military vehicles after being tested on a prototype ground vehicle demonstrator intended to be fuel efficient. ArmX® 5456-H151 armor plates are designed to absorb blasts and resist ballistic weapons,  Alcoa said Thursday. “Alcoa’s military-grade aluminum alloys …

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BAE Bradley Engineering Change Contract Potentially $234M; Mark Signorelli Comments

BAE Systems‘ U.S. subsidiary holds a potential $234 million contract from the U.S. Army to work on an engineering change proposal for the branch’s Bradley vehicle. According to a BAE release, the company received a $55 million award to enter the second phase of the ECP program and received $16 …

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BAE Army Bradley Upgrade Contract Now $646M; Joe McCarthy Comments

BAE Systems‘ contract to upgrade Bradley vehicles for the U.S. Army is now worth $646 million, the company announced Monday. The company said it received a $306 million contract modification in addition to the $340 million BAE has received to purchase upgrade materials for the Bradley program. Today’s Bradley vehicles …

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BAE Wins $69M For Bradley Vehicle Upgrades

BAE Systems won a $68, 726, 155 U.S. Army contract modification for vehicle support services, the Defense Department announced Thursday. Under the cost-reimbursement, no-fee modification BAE will reset and convert Bradley Operational Desert Storm situational awareness vehicles. Work will be performed in York, Pa. The Pentagon expects BAE to finish …

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BAE Wins $24M Army Contract for Bradley Tank Urban Survivability Kits

BAE Systems has won a $23, 783, 675 firm-fixed-price U.S. Army contract for Bradley urban survivability kits. One bid was solicited, with one bid received. Work will be performed in York, Pa., with an estimated completion date of March 9, 2012. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity.

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Kratos to Provide Training Centers with Hardware for Abrams Situational Awareness Tanks; Phil Carrai Comments

  Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (NASDAQ: KTOS) will provide hands on trainers hardware for the U.S Army‘s program executive office for simulation, training and instrumentation on a multi-million dollar award. Kratos will help deliver maintenance trainers for version two of the M1A2 Abrams system enhancement package and the M1A1 Abrams …

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