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Lockheed, Northrop Integrate Tech for Army Modular Active Protection System Demonstrator

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 30, 2017 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have performed initial integration of their respective technologies for a soft-kill demonstrator of the U.S. Army‘s Modular Active Protection System, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Lockheed said Tuesday its Open Architecture Processor as well as Northrop’s Multifunction Electro-Optic System and Passive Infrared …

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BAE Lands $110M Army Contract to Convert Recovery Vehicles to Hercules Variant; John Tile Comments

BAE Systems has secured a $110.4 million contract to upgrade the U.S. Army’s recovery vehicles to the Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift Evacuation Systems variant. The company said Monday it will convert 36 M88A1 recovery units to the M88A2 Hercules configuration and will start deliveries of the upgraded vehicles by January 2017. “The …

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Report: General Dynamics Close to Saudi Battle Tanks Win

General Dynamics is set to win a contract to deliver an unconfirmed number of battle tanks to Saudi Arabia, Reuters reported Friday. The news agency,  citing German newspaper Handelsblatt, said General Dynamics’ bid beat out Germany-based defense company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann. According to the Handelsblatt’s sources,  the deal involves the purchase of General Dynamics …

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