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McAleese & Associates: Military, Gov’t Leaders Discuss Defense Tech Priorities at Reagan Forum

A new McAleese & Associates report says several government and military leaders discussed some of the Pentagon’s technology priorities at the Reagan National Defense Forum in California. Ellen Lord, defense undersecretary for acquisition and sustainment, talked about cybersecurity and the need for strong cyber defenses to counter threats posed by China, including …

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General Dynamics Awarded $367M Army Stryker Vehicle Upgrade Contract Modification

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) land systems unit has received a $366.9M contract modification to reconfigure Stryker ground combat vehicles for the U.S. Army. The Defense Department said Friday the company will convert the flat-bottom vehicles to the Double V-Hull Engineering Change Proposal 1 configuration. Work is scheduled to run through April 30, …

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Army Releases Mobile Protected Firepower Vehicle RFP

The U.S. Army has issued a request for proposals for a combat vehicle program designed to address the capability gap in the service’s infantry brigade combat teams and operate alongside ground mobility and light reconnaissance vehicles within the IBCT structure. A FedBizOpps notice published Nov. 21 says the Mobile Protected …

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BAE Gets $110M Army Contract Modification for M88A2 HERCULES Vehicles

BAE Systems’ land and armaments business has received a potential $109.7 million contract modification to produce 36 M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift and Evacuation System vehicles for the U.S. Army. The company will perform work in York, Pennsylvania, through Aug. 31, 2018, under the contract modification that also …

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State Dept Clears $600M Stryker Vehicle Sale to Lithuania

The State Department has approved Lithuania’s request to purchase Stryker infantry carrier vehicles, related components and logistics support from the U.S. under a potential $599 foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Thursday the sale covers 84 M 1126 Stryker ICV with the XM813 30-millimeter or ATK 30-millimeter cannon, 84 M2 …

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BAE Develops Remote Control Combat Vehicle in $550M Project

BAE Systems has handed the British army a combat vehicle intended to help soldiers detect hostile forces from a remote distance under a potential $550 million contract, Bloomberg reported Tuesday. Robert Wall writes the 32-ton Terrier combat vehicle is designed to accommodate a 7.62-milimeter machine gun, fire smoke grenades and …

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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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On $440M Army Contract, General Dynamics-led Team to Develop Combat Vehicle with Network Interoperability

A General Dynamics-led (NYSE: GD) team has won a $439.7 million contract for the technology development phase of the U.S. Army’s ground combat vehicle infantry fighting vehicle program. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will team with General Dynamics to fulfill the program’s goal of producing an affordable and operational infantry fighting vehicle in seven …

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BAE-Northrop Team Wins $450M Army Contract, Will Develop Hybrid Electric Combat Vehicle

A BAE Systems and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) team has won a $449.9 million contract for the technology development phase of the U.S. Army’s ground combat vehicle program. The phase is a 24-month program for preliminary design review. The phase anticipates prototype builds during the engineering and manufacturing development phases. The team will …

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