Round-up Archives - Army Technology
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January’s top news stories

US Army engineers developed a new armoured turret for anti-tank missile gunners, and the US Missile Defense Agency identified Kauai military site as a possible location for its $1.9bn Homeland Defense Radar-Hawaii. wraps up...

2019 top news stories

2019 top news stories

Indonesian Army ordered nine Bell 412EPI helicopters and British Army to train soldiers with VR under new pilot scheme. wraps up key headlines from 2019.

November’s top news stories

November’s top news stories

The British Army confirmed that the contract to buy the Boxer MIV was signed, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) founded technology company EDGE to strengthen its footing in national security and defence. wraps up key stories from November 2019.

October’s top news stories

October’s top news stories

Bell Textron released rotorcraft Bell 360 Invictus as its proposal for the US Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) Competitive Prototype programme, and Microsoft beat Amazon in the $10bn competition to provide Cloud services to the US Department of Defense. wraps up key stories from October 2019.

September’s top news stories

September’s top news stories

BAE Systems secured a contract to upgrade the US Army’s M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift Evacuation System (HERCULES) vehicles, and the US Army carried out a test to demonstrate the capability of redirecting munitions in flight using a smart sensor network. wraps up key stories from September 2019.

July’s top news stories

Advent to buy UK defence firm Cobham in £4bn deal US buyout group Advent International reached an agreement to acquire British aerospace and defence firm Cobham for a total cash…

June’s top news stories

Raytheon merger deal with United Technologies to rock defence industry Raytheon agreed to a merger deal with United Technologies (UT) to create a company serving the aerospace and defence industries.…

May’s top news stories

Trump to withdraw US status as signatory of Arms Trade Treaty US President Donald Trump declared that the country will withdraw its status as a signatory of the Arms Trade…

April’s top news stories

US DoD’s ‘controversial’ transgender policy comes into effect The US Department of Defense’s (DoD) transgender policy, which places limits on the military service of transgender individuals, officially came into effect.…

March’s top news stories

US Army awards $1.13bn Lot 14 GMLRS production contract to Lockheed The US Army awarded a $1.13bn contract to Lockheed Martin for the production of guided multiple launch rocket system…

February’s top news stories

British Army to train soldiers with VR under new pilot scheme The British Army awarded a £1m contract to software developer BiSim to pilot the use of virtual reality (VR)…