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US Army Wants 250,000 Next-Gen Combat Rifles And 150 Million Bullets 

The US Army's chief of staff said Monday that the next-generation squad weapon would fire faster, farther than previous infantry rifles and penetrate the most advanced body armor technologies in the world.  "It will fire at speeds that far exceed .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 12th, 2018

Microsoft wins $479.2 million contract from U.S. Army

The U.S. Army said on Wednesday that it has awarded Microsoft Corp a $479.2 million contract to supply prototypes for the Army's augmented reality systems helping soldiers in training and combat missions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2018

Lockheed wins U.S. Army work to supply equipment for combat training

The defense giant will create shoot houses for foreign military to train......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 14th, 2018

US Army Tests New Robotic Assistant Pack-Mule For Combat Zones

The 10th Mountain Division (light infantry) based at Fort Drum, New York, is a .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 14th, 2018

Microsoft Secures $480 Million US Army HoloLens Contract - Variety

VarietyMicrosoft Secures $480 Million US Army HoloLens ContractVarietyMicrosoft announced it was awarded a $480 million contract to begin development on an augmented reality system for use with .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 30th, 2018

Microsoft Wins $480 Million Augmented Reality Army Contract Amid Employee Protests

The system must identify objects, suggest routes, detect threats (like tripwires), and coordinate activities among soldiers. The Department of the Army awarded a $480 million contract to Microsoft msft on No.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 29th, 2018

Microsoft Wins $480 Million Augmented Reality Army Contract Amid Employee Protests - Fortune

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Category: topSource: googlenewsNov 29th, 2018

Lockheed to enhance exoskeleton for U.S. Army

U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin with $6.9 million to enhance ONYX exoskeleton that boosts human strength and endurance. Fred Katayama reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 29th, 2018

Tetra Tech Clinches $100M Architect-Engineer Deal from USACE

Tetra Tech (TTEK) wins $100-million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for providing architectural .....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytNov 27th, 2018

Army Corps allocates millions more for river dredging

Jaxport will receive $46 million to deepen a portion of the St. Johns River, the project's largest federal contribution to date. The funds were allocated in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work plan Wednesday, according to a statement from Sen. Marco R.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 21st, 2018

Twin Cities Salvation Army names Deluxe"s Amanda Brinkman its Christmas Campaign chair

The Twin Cities Salvation Army announced last week that Amanda Brinkman is the chair of its 2018 Christmas Campaign. She'll help oversee the Salvation Army's efforts to raise about $12 million. About $2.5 million likely will come from the well-known.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 19th, 2018

Army Secures $480 Million Deal For Next-Generation Camo That "Defeats All Known Sensors"

The US Army has chosen Fibrotex to manufacture the services Next-Generation Ultra-Light Camouflage Netting System.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 10th, 2018

A local military vet wanted to buy a U.S. flag made in America. When he couldn"t find one, he started his own company.

Brian Steorts comes from a family of military servicemen. And like many who do, he felt an obligation to serve his country. He enlisted twice, serving three years in the Army and 12 in the Air Force — including eight combat deployments in Iraq .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 9th, 2018

Galveston-based company to build part of border wall in Texas

Galveston-based SLSCO Ltd. has been awarded a $145 million contract for border wall construction in Texas. U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded the contract on Oct. 31, according to a press release. Const.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 4th, 2018

Arizona defense contractors secure $362M in combined Army contracts

Two Arizona defense contractors recently were awarded big contracts with the U.S. Army. The Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) secured two contracts this month worth more than $288 million combined for work at its operations in Mesa. One contract is for $242 milli.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2018

Facebook removes fake accounts tied to Iran that lured over 1 mln followers

Facebook Inc said on Friday it had deleted more accounts originating in Iran that attracted more than 1 million U.S. and British followers, its latest effort to combat disinformation activity on its platform......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 2018

Waipahu contractor awarded $22M in military contracts

Alan Shintani Inc., a Waipahu-based general contractor, was awarded nearly $22.3 million in military contracts from the Navy and the Army Corps of Engineers on Friday, the last business day of the federal fiscal year. The company was awarded a $10.7 m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 28th, 2018

Contract awarded for second phase of the St. Johns deepening project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Tuesday that it awarded a $210 million contract to Illinois-based Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company for the second phase of the St. Johns River deepening project. This is the second contract for deepening .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 25th, 2018

Magic Leap, Microsoft to vie for Army combat contract, Bloomberg reports

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallSep 25th, 2018

How this Orlando exec balanced 220 combat missions with a full-time career — and saved lives

Taking on helicopter assaults in the air and bombing attacks on the ground were just some of the things Damon Holditch experienced during his 28 years of active service in the U.S. Army......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 22nd, 2018

Northrop Wins $75M Deal, Supports Fixed-Wing Fleet Missions

Northrop Grumman's (NOC) clinches an order valued at $75 million from U.S. Army. The company expects to complete the services by February 2027. Northrop Grumman Corp.’s NOC recently secured an order related to operational requiremen.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 21st, 2018