Tag Archives: defense systems

Battelle, MRIGlobal, SwRI to Provide CBRN Defense Lab Services Under Potential $28B DoD Contract

The U.S. Air Force has awarded three nonprofit organizations positions on the unrestricted full and open portion of a potential $28 billion contract vehicle for research and development support services to the Pentagon’s Defense Technical Information Center. Battelle, MRIGLobal and Southwest Research Institute will vie for task orders to provide chemical, …

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Kratos Inaugurates New UAS Lab in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 9, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has unveiled a new facility in Australia to supply its defense customers in the country with target and tactical autonomous drones and range support systems, ExecutiveBiz said Friday. The company said Thursday the inauguration of the New South …

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Marines Ready to Launch 3-D Printed Drones

Marines are ready to launch a 3-D-printed drone, nicknamed the “Nibbler,” into combat zones in the upcoming weeks, reports 3D Printing Industry. The Nibbler would be able to operate like other, far more expensive unmanned aircraft and conduct “over the hill” intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. The Nibbler is composed of …

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Bill Toti to Lead Cubic’s Consolidated Defense Unit Under Reorg Initiative; Bradley Feldmann Comments

Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has appointed Bill Toti, formerly president of the mission support services unit, as president of the new global defense segment that was formed as part of the One Cubic business realignment initiative. The company said Wednesday Cubic Global Defense consolidated the defense systems and mission support services businesses to streamline operations and drive …

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Report: Finmeccanica CEO Mauro Moretti Could Mull DRS Sale

Italian defense and aerospace conglomerate Finmeccanica could be considering a sale of its DRS Technologies as part of an organization-wide restructuring initiative, Defense News reported Monday. Mauro Moretti, Finmeccanica CEO, told reporters at the Farnborough International Airshow Monday that his company would analyze potential synergies of core activities between DRS and the rest of …

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US, Qatar Ink $11B Arms Deal

The Defense Department will provide a fleet Apache helicopters and defense systems to the government of Qatar under an estimated $11 billion deal signed Monday. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Qatari Defense Minister Hamad bin Ali al-Attiyah inked the agreement for Apache helicopters and Patriot and Javelin systems at the Pentagon,  DoD said Monday. …

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Cubic Promotes CFO William Boyle To CEO, Bradley Feldmann COO

Cubic Corp.’s (NYSE: CUB) board of directors has promoted Chief Financial Officer William Boyle to president and CEO in a series of executive moves, Cubic announced Friday. Boyle, who also held the executive vice president title, has served as interim president and CEO of the San Diego-based firm since the …

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