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  • 14 August 2007

    BAE Demonstrates Magnet-Based Vehicle Power System

    BAE Systems has demonstrated a prototype magnetic power system for military vehicles. The common modular power system (CMPS), shown at the US National Defence Industrial Association's Power and Energy Symposium,...

  • 14 August 2007

    UK Adds Fifth Vehicle to FRES Programme

    The UK is to add a basic utility vehicle to its four-vehicle Future Rapid Effects System (FRES) programme. The FRES programme will see four vehicles, beginning with a utility platform...

  • 14 August 2007

    EADS Combines Manufacturing Power

    Defence contractor EADS NV is pulling all of its manufacturing facilities together to form one legal entity. The move will make it easier to sell its plants as part of...

  • 13 August 2007

    Britain Cracks Down on Communication

    British military personnel must now seek permission to access what was previously considered a vital way of keeping in touch with loved ones and the outside world, according to the...

  • 13 August 2007

    General Dynamics Wins $1bn in Contracts

    General Dynamics has been awarded contracts worth more than $1bn. The US Marine Corps has ordered 600 RG-31 Category II vehicles for its Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle programme from...

  • 10 August 2007

    Lockheed to Return Million to US Defence Dept

    Lockheed Martin is to repay $265m, after over-billing the US Defence Department for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The accounting glitch, caused by a coding error in the company's accounts...

  • 10 August 2007

    Rockwell Collins to Upgrade Virtual Training Device

    Rockwell Collins has been awarded a $23.8m contract by the US Army to upgrade its Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (ACATT) Helmet Mounted Display (HMD). AVCATT is a mobile, transportable,...

  • 9 August 2007

    BAE’s Growth Leads to New Land Vehicles

    Growth in BAE Systems' performance during 2007, including its land and armament division and a new UK naval surface ship joint venture, will move forward plans for new land vehicles....

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