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Northrop Grumman partners for diplomacy, global innovation

Northrop Grumman has partnered with G'Day USA to create the inaugural Emerging Innovators Xchange conference.

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Resetting the theater to equip rotational forces in Europe

When U.S. Army Europe's size peaked after the Cold War, it contained two corps headquarters, more than six divisions, two armored cavalry regiments, various enabling units, more than 277,000 Soldiers, and four divisions' worth of equipment in pre-positioned unit sets.

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Insitu establishes commercial business unit

Insitu announced May 2 the formation of a new commercial business unit within its corporate structure.

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Sikorsky conducts Combat Rescue Helicopter air vehicle preliminary design review

Lockheed Martin announced May 2 the successful execution of the Combat Rescue Helicopter Program Air Vehicle Preliminary Design Review.

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Lockheed Martin, Daewoo sign agreement to build multi-mission combat ships

Lockheed Martin and Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering have signed a comprehensive teaming agreement to partner on the Multi-mission Combat Ship, which is based on a DSME hull design and intended for the corvette market.


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Business

U.S. Navy awards Raytheon up to $104 million for long-range radar operations

Posted  April 27, 2016

The U.S. Navy’s Naval Supply Systems Command has awarded Raytheon up to $104 million to conduct operations and maintenance for the Relocatable Over-the-Horizon Radar program. ROTHR is a long-range surveillance radar used by the U.S. government in counter narco-terrorism operations. Raytheon designed and built ROTHR and will provide operations support, modernization and maintenance of the…

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Army testing air defense system integration

Posted  April 27, 2016

A series of tests here is demonstrating the capabilities of a new air defense system in development by the U.S. Army.

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Armed Services chief lays out risky strategy for budget hike

Posted  April 27, 2016

Seeking to halt an erosion of the U.S. military’s combat readiness, a senior House Republican unveiled legislation April 25 that would boost the defense budget by billions of dollars to pay for additional ships, jet fighters, helicopters and more. But there’s a catch to the plan outlined by Rep. Mac Thornberry of Texas, the chairman…

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Pentagon spokesman: Up to 250 more U.S. forces to deploy to Syria

Posted  April 27, 2016

Up to 250 additional U.S. personnel are being deployed to Syria to support local forces on the ground and build on successes of U.S. forces already deployed there in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the Pentagon’s press secretary said April 25. The additional personnel include special operations forces and…

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BAE Systems awarded $109 million to convert M88 recovery vehicles for U.S. Army

Posted  April 27, 2016

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract modification worth $109.7 million to convert 36 M88A1 recovery vehicles to the M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift Evacuation Systems (HERCULES) configuration. The conversions allow the M88A2s to recover the Army’s heaviest vehicles, such as tanks, without the assistance of another vehicle. “The HERCULES is…

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