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  • 30 August 2007

    General Dynamics to Upgrade Abrams Tanks

    The US Army has awarded General Dynamics a $20m contract to reset 36 M1A1 Abrams Integrated Management (AIM) main battle tanks. The reset process restores used equipment to combat-level capability...

  • 30 August 2007

    Multiple Kill Vehicle Propulsion System Tested

    Lockheed Martin has sucessufly tested the propulsion system for its Multiple Kill Vehicle payload, the company says. Lockheed says the carrier vehicle's divert and attitude control system, built by Pratt...

  • 29 August 2007

    UQM to Supply Propulsion System for Hybrid Vehicle

    UQM Technologies is to supply propulsion systems for a diesel-electric hybrid version of the US Army's Alternative Mobility Vehicle, 'The Aggressor'. The Aggressor, which is currently under development by Quantum...

  • 29 August 2007

    Thales Supplies Russia With Thermal Imaging Cameras

    Thales is to supply Russia with thermal imaging cameras – the first time Western equipment has been accepted for Russian Army use. Thales will deliver around 100 Catherine FC thermal...

  • 28 August 2007

    Cuba Upgrading Weapons

    Cuba has been upgrading its military equipment to defend itself against a possible US invasion since President Fidel Castro fell ill 13 months ago. New agency AFP says senior officials...

  • 28 August 2007

    BAE to Develop Amplifier Technology

    BAE Systems is developing a new high-power amplifier which will disrupt enemy communications and radar signals while protecting friendly communications. Rohm and Haas and the University of Colorado will also...

  • 24 August 2007

    Rosoboronexport Eyes Up MMK

    Russian state-owned defence conglomerate Rosoboronexport wants to acquire a majority stake in Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works (MMK). MMK would become part of Rosoboronexport's Russpetsstal weapons-grade steel operations. According to...

  • 24 August 2007

    General Dynamics Wins Practice Cartridge Contract

    The US Army has awarded General Dynamics a $74.6m contract for the production of 30mm PGU-15 A/B target practice cartridges. The cartridges are ballistically matched to the PGU-13/B HEI combat...

  • 23 August 2007

    Kongsberg to Supply Remote Weapons Stations to US Army

    Norwegian company Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace has been awarded a NOK8bn (£1.35bn) contract to supply the US Army with Remote Weapon Stations (RWS) for the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station...

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