New News information at Army Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.army-technology.com http://www.army-technology.com/ en-us http://www.army-technology.com/ New News information at Army Technology http://www.army-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Deals this week: BAE Systems, Oshkosh Defense, General Dynamics http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-bae-systems-oshkosh-defense-general-dynamics-5720192 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-bae-systems-oshkosh-defense-general-dynamics-5720192 BAE Systems has received a $542m contract to supply 145 M777 ultra-lightweight howitzers to the Indian Army. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Decisive Analytics to provide software engineering support to US DASD(SE) http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdecisive-analytics-to-provide-software-engineering-support-to-us-dasdse-5720158 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdecisive-analytics-to-provide-software-engineering-support-to-us-dasdse-5720158 Decisive Analytics has received a task order to support the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering (DASD(SE)) in the US. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Leidos to continue simulation and training support for US Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsleidos-to-continue-simulation-and-training-support-for-us-army-5720154 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsleidos-to-continue-simulation-and-training-support-for-us-army-5720154 Leidos has been contracted to continue to support the US Army Program Executive Office – Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI). Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Italian Army's UH-90 helicopters complete 3,000 flight hours in Afghanistan http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsitalian-armys-uh-90-helicopters-complete-3000-flight-hours-in-afghanistan-5719955 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsitalian-armys-uh-90-helicopters-complete-3000-flight-hours-in-afghanistan-5719955 NH Industries has announced that the Italian Army's UH-90 helicopters have achieved 3,000 flight hours in support of an aerial reconnaissance mission in Afghanistan. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT RADA to supply radar system to undisclosed Far-East country http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrada-to-supply-radar-system-to-undisclosed-far-east-country-5719962 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrada-to-supply-radar-system-to-undisclosed-far-east-country-5719962 RADA Electronic Industries is to supply its multi-mission hemispheric radar-based (MHR) RPS-42 radar system to an undisclosed Far-East country. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT New EU counter-terrorism laws are major blow to human rights, says Amnesty International http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnew-eu-counter-terrorism-laws-are-major-blow-to-human-rights-says-amnesty-5719850 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnew-eu-counter-terrorism-laws-are-major-blow-to-human-rights-says-amnesty-5719850 A new report from Amnesty International has claimed that the new counter-terrorism laws being implemented across EU member states are a breach of human rights. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT BAE develops new laser-developed atmospheric lens for observing enemy activities http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-develops-new-laser-developed-atmospheric-lens-to-spy-enemy-activities-5719111 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-develops-new-laser-developed-atmospheric-lens-to-spy-enemy-activities-5719111 BAE Systems is developing a new laser solution in order to enhance commanders’ ability to observe enemy activities over greater distances. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Singaporean soldiers begin Thunder Warrior exercise in New Zealand http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssingaporean-soldiers-begin-thunder-warrior-exercise-in-new-zealand-5718827 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssingaporean-soldiers-begin-thunder-warrior-exercise-in-new-zealand-5718827 Singaporean soldiers are participating in this year's Thunder Warrior exercise in New Zealand, a move that could strengthen bilateral defence cooperation between the countries. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT US Army begins live-fire accuracy screening test of M1A2 Abrams tanks http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-begins-live-fire-accuracy-screening-test-of-m1a2-abrams-tanks-5719123 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-begins-live-fire-accuracy-screening-test-of-m1a2-abrams-tanks-5719123 US Army soldiers are conducting a live-fire accuracy screening test (LFAST) prior to live-fire gunnery training in Poland. Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT BAE Systems secures $542m contract to supply M777 howitzers to Indian Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-systems-secures-contract-from-us-dod-to-supply-145-m777-howitzers-to-indian-army-5717330 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsbae-systems-secures-contract-from-us-dod-to-supply-145-m777-howitzers-to-indian-army-5717330 The US Department of Defence (DoD) has awarded a $542m contract to UK-based company BAE Systems to deliver 145 units of M777 ultra-lightweight howitzers to the Indian Army. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT UltiSat wins contract to support NGA's geospatial intelligence missions http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsultisat-wins-contract-to-support-ngas-geospatial-intelligence-missions-5717846 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsultisat-wins-contract-to-support-ngas-geospatial-intelligence-missions-5717846 UltiSat has received a task order from Defense Information Systems Agency Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DISA-DITCO) to provide satellite bandwidth for geospatial intelligence missions. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Aerojet delivers 2,500th solid rocket motor and 500,000th ACM for PAC-3 missile http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaerojet-delivers-2500th-solid-rocket-motor-and-500000th-acm-for-pac-3-missile-5717869 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaerojet-delivers-2500th-solid-rocket-motor-and-500000th-acm-for-pac-3-missile-5717869 Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed the delivery of its 2,500th Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) cost reduction initiative (CRI) solid rocket motor and 500,000th PAC-3 attitude control motor (ACM) to Lockheed Martin. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT DARPA seeks to develop new battlefield information sharing system http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdarpa-seeks-to-develop-new-battlefield-information-sharing-system-5716243 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdarpa-seeks-to-develop-new-battlefield-information-sharing-system-5716243 The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) is set to develop new software and networking technology that can simplify secure data sharing among the US and coalition troops across mobile tactical networks. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT CAE USA wins $450m contract to provide training to US helicopter pilots http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscae-usa-wins-450m-contract-to-provide-training-to-us-helicopter-pilots-5717071 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscae-usa-wins-450m-contract-to-provide-training-to-us-helicopter-pilots-5717071 CAE USA has received a $450m contract to provide rotary-wing flight training instructor support services to US Army helicopter pilots. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT US Army deploys third ABCT troop to Poland http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-deploys-third-abct-troop-in-poland-5717029 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-deploys-third-abct-troop-in-poland-5717029 Soldiers from the US Army’s fourth infantry division's third Armoured Brigade Combat Team (ABCT) have crossed the border to arrive in Poland to enhance the security of the European country. Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Leonardo Helicopters, Harris, J C Bamford Excavators http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-leonardo-helicopters-harris-j-c-bamford-excavators-5714980 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeals-this-week-leonardo-helicopters-harris-j-c-bamford-excavators-5714980 Leonardo Helicopters has won a contract worth $332.81m to provide support, training and spare parts for 62 AW159 Wildcat maritime and utility helicopters flown by the British Army and Royal Navy. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT CACI wins position on $6bn contract for DLA http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscaci-wins-position-on-6bn-contract-for-dla-5715835 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newscaci-wins-position-on-6bn-contract-for-dla-5715835 CACI International has secured a position on a $6bn multiple-award contract to support the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT India test-fires guided Pinaka rocket launch system http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsindia-test-fires-guided-pinaka-rocket-launch-system-5716064 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsindia-test-fires-guided-pinaka-rocket-launch-system-5716064 India has successfully test-fired the guided Pinaka rocket from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, off the coast of Odisha state. Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Report: Security threats, anti-piracy and peacekeeping efforts to drive Ghanaian defence budget http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsreport-security-threats-and-anti-piracy-and-peace-keeping-efforts-to-drive-ghanaian-defence-budget-5713382 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsreport-security-threats-and-anti-piracy-and-peace-keeping-efforts-to-drive-ghanaian-defence-budget-5713382 Possible threats from terrorists in surrounding nations, coupled with Ghana’s peacekeeping operations and efforts to counter piracy and drug smuggling, will be the major drivers of the country’s budget over the next five years, says a report by Strat… Fri, 13 Jan 2017 00:00:00 GMT Decisive Analytics to support US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdecisive-analytics-to-support-us-deputy-assistant-secretary-of-defense-for-systems-engineering-5715015 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdecisive-analytics-to-support-us-deputy-assistant-secretary-of-defense-for-systems-engineering-5715015 Decisive Analytics has been chosen to support the Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Systems Engineering (DASD(SE)) in the US. 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