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The High-Speed USNS Carson City Is Tested on the Black Sea for Logistics Purposes

CONSTANTA, Romania (BulgarianMilitary.com), 3 September 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Sgt. Kris Bonet, U.S. Army/U.S. Transportation Command members oversee the docking of the USNS Carson City (T-EPF 7) at the Port of Constanta, Romania on 24 August 2018. The US Army announced on 28 August 2018 that the high-speed vessel USNS…

US Army Awards Comtech $32.5 Million Contract for Manpack Satellite Terminals Delivery

MELVILLE, N.Y., the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com), 15 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Jenni L. Deylius On 13 August, Comtech Telecommunications Corp. has made an announcement that in the period of company’s fourth quarter of the fiscal 2018, the group Command and Control Technologies, part…

US Army Can Afford 100 More Advanced Patriot Missiles Due to UAE Missile Sales

WASHINGTON, the U.S. (BulgarianMilitary.com), 7 August 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: BreakingDefence.com According to a reprogramming request to shift fiscal 2018 funding, sent to Congress in June, the U.S. Army intends to purchase 100 of the newest variant of Patriot missiles. The purchase is possible thanks to the sale of…

Leonardo DRS Receives Additional $13 Million to Continue Its Work on a C-UAV System

WASHINGTON, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), 2 August 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Leonardo DRS/A M-ATV equipped with Leonardo DRS' MLIDS, developed to disable or destroy enemy drones In the context of the quickly developing UAV technologies nowadays, an additional $13 million has been granted to Leonardo DRS in order the…

Patriot PAC-3 MSE Air Defense Missile System Breaks The Distance Record

WASHINGTON, U.S. (Bulgarianmilitary.com), July 31, 2018, Editor: Stanislava Georgieva, Photo credit: Defpost.com Developed as a modernization of the already battle-proven PAC-3 Missile, the latest system The PAC-3 MSE successfully completed its first missile defense flight test, led by the U.S. Army, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The…

The US Army Has Ordered Additional Saab’s AT4CS RS Weapon Systems

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (BulgarianMilitary.com), 23 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Saab The U.S. Army has ordered additional Saab’s shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (Confined Space Reduced Sensitivity) anti-armour weapon systems. That was announced by the company on 17th July 2018, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The value of the order…

The US Army Will Operate Raytheon’s Coyote UAVs

FARNBOROUGH, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com), 19 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Raytheon The U.S. Army will operate Raytheon’s Coyote UAVs (unmanned air vehicles) as counter-drone defence with Ku-band radio frequency system fire control radars, learned BulgarianMilitary.com The quantity purchased by the U.S. Army is…

Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman’s Joint Venture with Contracts at $170 Million

FARNBOROUGH, the UK (BulgarianMilitary.com), 19 July 2018, Editor: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Lockheed Martin / The LONGBOW FCR is effective in adverse weather. LONGBOW LLC (a joint venture of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman Corporation) and the U.S. Army have concluded contracts at $170.5 million for provision of LONGBOW Fire Control…

Booz Allen Hamilton Will Improve the U.S. Soldier Protective Equipment

McLean, Virginia, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 12, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo credit: en.wikipedia.org The photo shows U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers from the 3rd Special Forces Group patrolling a field in the Gulistan district of Farah, Afghanistan. Booz Allen Hamilton will work on the improvement of the U.S. Soldier protective…

A Laser Weapon System Preliminary Design Underway from Raytheon

MCKINNEY, Texas, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 6, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: en.wikipedia.org The photo shows a Oshkosh-produced M1089 A1P2 MTV wrecker in A-kit configuration. A 100-kW class laser weapon system preliminary design is being developed by Raytheon - a technology and innovation leader specializing in…

General Dynamics Land Systems Will Upgrade 116 Stryker Vehicles of the US Army

STERLING HEIGHTS, Michigan, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), July 2, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo credit: GDLS On Thursday last week, 26th June 2018, an announcement came out from General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) for a newly received contract modification at the amount of $258 million for upgrading of 116 Stryker flat-bottom vehicles of the…

The JAGM system of Lockheed Martin Is Approved for Low-Rate Initial Production

ORLANDO, Fla., the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 28, 2018, Author: Bm Team, Photo credit: Capt. Brian Harris/U.S. Army As already stated earlier today by BulgarianMilitary.com, this week is quite busy for Lockheed Martin. Yesterday on 27th June 2018, the Company announced its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) system has been approved to…

Lockheed Martin Will Manufacture ATACMS Missiles for the US Army

DALLAS, the USA (BulgarianMilitary.com), June 28, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo credit: Lockheed Martin This week turns out to be quite busy for Lockheed Martin. After the Bahrain F-16 contract, another contract was announced on the same day – Monday, 25th June and this time it is for production of Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS)…

The U.S. Army Announced That a New MFAL Is Tested

WASHINGTON (the USA), June 6, 2018, Author: Bm team, Photo: David Vergun, U.S. Army The U.S. Army announced last week that a new Multi-Function Aiming Light (MFAL) is tested, reported Shephard Media. With the help of the new MFAL it is expected soldiers to acquire and hit targets more quickly and effectively, which is one of the fundamental…

Oshkosh Defense Announces Two Orders Totalling $235.2 Million

OSHKOSH (Wisconsin, the USA), May 25, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Wikipedia The tactical vehicle manufacturer, Oshkosh Defense, announced on 23rd May 2018 that it was awarded two delivery orders at the total amount of $235.2 million from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM). The scope of the agreement includes…

AeroVironment Announces a New Switchblade Order

TAMPA (Florida, the USA, at SOFIC), May 23, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: AeroVironment On 22nd May 2018, the manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems for both military and commercial purposes, AeroVironment, Inc., announced that it has received an order from the U.S. Army for the Switchblade Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile System…

The First of Four Red Flag-Alaska Exercises Scheduled for 2018 Was Held

WASHINGTON (the USA), May 18, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova, Photo: Senior Airman Isaac Johnson/U.S. Air Force The first of four scheduled for 2018 exercises, Red Flag-Alaska 18-1, was held from 30th April to 11th May, reported Defense News. The other three exercises, Red Flag-Alaska 18-2, 18-3 and 19-1 are scheduled for June 11 - 22, 2018,…

Lockheed Martin Has Been Awarded a GMLRS Contract

DALLAS (the USA), May 11, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Lockheed Martin On 7th May 2018, the American global aerospace, defence, security and advanced technologies company, Lockheed Martin, announced that the company has been awarded a U.S. $828 million not-to-exceed contract by the U.S. Army for Lot 13 production of GMLRS (Guided…

The US Army Stops Accepting Boeing AH-64Es Due to Safety Issues

WASHINGTON (the USA), April 20, 2018, Author: Galina Zdravkova (Bm), Photo: Capt. Gary Loten-Beckford/U.S. Army In February 2018, the U.S. Army decided to stop accepting Boeing AH-64E Apache attack helicopters due to safety issues, reported Defense News. The decision was forwarded to Boeing in March. On the 19th April, the program executive…

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