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General Dynamics Awarded $24 Million to Provide Remote Weapon Systems That Protect Tank Commanders

September 28, 2009
By Katie Packard

General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $24 million contract to supply Commanders Remote Operated Weapons Stations, version two (CROWS II) kits to the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command. CROWS II is a remote-controlled weapon system that provides soldiers the ability to acquire and engage targets from inside the protection of an armored vehicle.

Northrop Grumman Receives Contract to Supply Integrated Navigation Systems for New Tankers in Brazil

September 25, 2009
By Katie Packard

Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has been awarded a contract to supply integrated bridge systems (IBS) for four new product tankers being built in Brazil. Sperry Marine is supplying a complete VisionMaster FT IBS with WideView high-resolution displays. The system includes a three-node electronic chart display and information system, navigation radars, adaptive self-tuning autopilot, voyage data recorder, speed and heading sensors, and other navigation components.

BAE to Provide IFF Systems to Navy, Army

September 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

BAE Systems will provide identification friend or foe (IFF) digital transponders, upgrade kits and spares to the U.S. Navy and Army under a $20 million contract. The IFF systems increase situational awareness and help to positively establish the identity of friendly forces, reducing the risk of fratricide, or "friendly fire."

Army Selects L-3 to Supply Laser Marksmanship Training Systems

September 23, 2009
By Katie Packard

The U.S. Army's Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded L-3 MPRI a sole-source, follow-on contract for its Laser Marksmanship Training System (LMTS). The contract has an estimated value of $48.7 million over the initial base year and four option years.

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