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Samseer M

October’s top stories: Booz Allen’s contract, Australia to train Iraqi soldiers

Booz Allen received $937m threat mitigation contract to protect the US Armed Forces, the Australian and New Zealand are set to train another 2,000 soldiers, and Thales received €820m contract to supply PMVs to the Australian Defence Force. wraps up key headlines from October 2015.

White House and US DoD to increase counter-ISIL campaign in Iraq and Syria

The White House has announced plans to intensify the anti-Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) campaign against terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

Allied personnel issue European activity set gear to US Army soldiers

The US Army’s 3rd Infantry Division has received European Activity Set gear for training during upcoming Europe missions.

BAE wins $245.3m M109A7 production contract from US Army

BAE Systems has won a $245.3m low-rate initial production (LRIP) contract from the US Army to continue building the M109A7 self-propelled howitzer (SPH) and M992A3 ammunition carrier.

Raytheon introduces next-generation TOW EagleFire launcher

Raytheon has introduced the next-generation, tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless-guided (TOW) EagleFire launcher, developed to fire both wire-guided and wireless radio frequency missiles.

ESN to provide IT services to US Army MSBL

The US Army has contracted Engineering Services Network (ESN) to provide IT services to the Maneuver Support Battle Lab (MSBL) in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, US.

US Army ARDEC engineers launch new app to research labs across DoD

The US Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) have launched a new mobile app, which is designed to allow users to research laboratories across the Department of Defense (DoD).

SAIC wins aviation systems and computer resources support contract from US Army

Science Applications International (SAIC) has secured an aviation systems and computer resources support (ASCRS) contract from the US Army Contracting Command – Redstone.

Northrop to develop ARL-E long-range radar for US Army

The US Army has awarded an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to Northrop Grumman to develop the airborne reconnaissance low-enhanced (ARL-E) long-range radar.

Raytheon to research optimised information flow for US military operations

Raytheon BBN Technologies has secured a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to research optimised information flow for military operations over wide area networks.