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General Dynamics Rolls Out 1st Abrams Tank System Enhancement Package v3 to Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 11, 2017 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has delivered the first of six initial production units of the latest M1A2 Abrams main battle tank with updated electronics, weapons and protection systems to the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The service branch said Monday the M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 …

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Raytheon Works on Missiles, Cyber, Other Tech for Warfighter Readiness

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 10, 2017 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is looking into new and updated technologies that will work to advance the readiness of the U.S. Army for future battlefield operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said its technology development efforts in support of warfighter readiness are focused on the …

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KBR Subsidiary Gets $116M in US Military Logistics Support Task Order Modifications

The U.S. Army has awarded KBR‘s government services unit a pair of task order modifications worth $116 million combined for logistics support to U.S. military programs in Europe and the Arabian Peninsula. KBRwyle will continue to support forward planning, maintenance, base operations and weapon transportation services under a $70 million modification …

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Army Vet George Franz Appointed to Lead Accenture Defense & Security Business Initiatives

George Franz, a retired U.S. Army major general and former operations director of the U.S. Cyber Command, has joined Accenture‘s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business as managing director of defense and security business initiatives. Accenture said Tuesday Franz will provide cybersecurity and adaptive technology expertise and work with federal clients to help them …

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BAE Secures $100M Army Intell Data Collection, Analysis Support Contract

BAE Systems has received a potential four-year, $100 million contract to help the U.S. Army‘s 116th Military Intelligence Brigade obtain situational awareness with the use of sensor and geospatial platforms. The company said Monday it will support MIB in efforts to analyze, collect, exploit, process and disseminate intelligence data and video essential …

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Vencore to Deliver Program Mgmt, Other Support Services for Army Laser Demonstrator

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 6, 2017 — Vencore will provide engineering, test and program management services in support of its QWK Integrated Solutions joint venture’s work to develop a laser technology under the U.S. Army‘s High Energy Laser Technical Vehicle Demonstrator effort, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The QWK joint venture with Kratos Defense and …

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IBM’s Greg Souchack: Watson AI, Analytics to Drive Army Condition-Based Maintenance Effort

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 29, 2017 — Greg Souchack, partner for managed services and cloud solutions at IBM‘s (NYSE: IBM) global business services unit, has said the U.S. Army can utilize the Watson artificial intelligence technology to establish an “analytical edge” for condition-based maintenance, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. “[Watson] can read and analyze pools of …

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Raytheon Lands $300M Contract to Produce TOW Missiles for Army, Marine Corps, FMS Customers

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $300.1 million contract to provide tube-launched, optically-tracked wireless guided missiles to the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and three foreign military sales customers. The fixed-price-incentive contract includes TOW weapon purchases from Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco, the Defense Department said Thursday. Raytheon’s missile systems business unit will perform work …

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Johns Hopkins APL Lands Army Research Contract on Service Member Vulnerability

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2017 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory will conduct a study on soldier vulnerability in extreme conditions under a potential $49.5 million contract from the U.S. Army, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Thursday Johns Hopkins APL will perform work through Sept. 30, 2022, as part of the …

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General Dynamics to Deliver 1st Abrams Tank Update Prototypes to Army

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 26, 2017 — General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) land systems business is anticipated to deliver the first prototypes of the updated M1 and M1A1 Abrams main battle tanks to the U.S. Army by the end of September, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Task and Purpose reported Friday the service branch aims to …

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