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Published: Thursday, 21 September 2017 5:16:33 AM


Bradley Vehicles Marked For Upgrades


BAE Systems is discovering life after production for its stalwart Bradley Fighting Vehicles.

Senators Reduce Army Kiowa Request By Seven Helos


The Senate Appropriations Committee cut the U.S. Army's request for the number of OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters by seven helos.

Meads Radar Piques Army Interest, Though Funds Lacking


Though money is scarce in the near-term, there may be hope yet for Lockheed Martin to sell at least a portion of the Medium Extended Air-Defense System (Meads) to the U.S. Army.

IG Cites Army Struggles With Stryker Logistics Costs


The U.S. Army failed to implement cost-control procedures on a cost-reimbursable service contract with General Dynamics Land Systems for logistic support for the Stryker vehicle family, a recent Pentagon Inspector General (IG) report says.

BAE Anti-Brownout Radar to Fly on UH-60


A BAE Systems anti-brownout radar is to be flown on a U.S. Army Sikorsky UH-60 testbed to reduce risk in development of a sensor-fusion-based synthetic-vision system for rotorcraft operations in degraded visual environments.

Pentagon Still Gearing Up for Ground Vehicles


While the Defense Department has shifted down on ground vehicle investments in recent years as the U.S. withdraws from combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, those programs are still getting plenty of traction.

Selex Eyes AESA Radar Progress


Selex Galileo is targeting near-term development progress on several of its active, electronically scanned array (AESA) radars, with operational trials of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection application among the most advanced.

Asian Refocus Raises Questions About Army Vehicle


As the U.S. cuts its Army forces and shifts its focus and resources into the Asia-Pacific region, Congress may start to put the service's proposed Ground Combat Vehicle under greater scrutiny, a recent Congressional Research Service (CRS) report says.

Future Looking Grim for Meads, Good for Patriot


As the Pentagon looks toward the possible end of its commitment to Lockheed Martin's Medium Extended Air Defense System (Meads), a report to Congress indicates the U.S. Army is planning to invest heavily in upgrading its current Patriot air and cruise missile defense system.

HASC Panel Adds Millions For GMD, Nixes Meads Money


The House Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee is placing a high priority on Boeing's Ground-based Midcourse Defense system (GMD) -- recommending the addition of more than $300 million to the program over what President Barack Obama requested in the fiscal 2013 budget proposal.