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

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. 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

Boeing Wins $195M Navy Deal for P-8A Training Systems

Boeing's (BA) P-8 training system provides combat-ready air, mission and maintenance crews in support of all platform missions. The Boeing Company BA recently won a $194.5-million modification contract for production concurrency upgrades o.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 13th, 2018

Here"s why this 36-barrel "Metal Storm" machine gun will never be used by the US Army

History Channel The Metal Storm prototype managed to achieve a maximum rate of fire of 1.62 million rounds per minute as it fired 180 rounds in a 0.01 second burst. At its peak, it can.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 9th, 2018

Columbus Foundation launches "critical need" campaign focusing on at-risk children

The Columbus Foundation is seeking support for an effort to combat youth homelessness and to help low-income families at risk of losing access to early childhood education. The foundation wants to raise $1.5 million for the Our Kids campaign in what it'.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2018

Jacobs & Huitt-Zollars JV Lands $24M Contract With U.S. Army

Jacobs (JEC), through its JV with Huitt-Zollars, will carry out engineering and architectural services for the U.S. Army under a $24-million contract. A joint venture (JV) between Jacobs Enginee.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytSep 4th, 2018

Cancer-fighting startup lands nearly $19 million as Texas hands out more grants to combat disease

Forbius, a company developing drugs to fight cancer, has scored $18.5 million from the state of Texas to advance its pharmaceuticals. The business operates legally as Formation Biologics Corp. and was founded in Montreal, Canada, in 2011 as a spinoff.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 28th, 2018

U.S. Army"s Close Combat Tactical Trainer nets Lockheed Martin $356.3M of work in Orlando

The defense contractor will modernize a program that involves a range of virtual simulation software and physical equipment for solider to practice how to operate weapons, vehicles and gear......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 24th, 2018

The Army Special Operations pilot killed in Iraq was on his 9th combat deployment

US Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Taylor J. Galvin was on his ninth combat deployment when he died in Iraq on Monday. Galvin, 34, was an MH-60M Black Hawk helicopter pilot assigned to the 160th Special Ope.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 21st, 2018

Alabama aeronautics firm to work on laser weapon system with Lockheed Martin

A Huntsville aeronautics company has received the green light to continue work on a 100-kilowatt class laser weapon system. The U.S. Army awarded Dynetics, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and their partners a $10 million contract to continue developm.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 7th, 2018

The Army is sending 200 soldiers to combat the wildfires raging across the Western US

Fred Greaves/Reuters The US Army is preparing to send hundreds of active-duty soldiers to combat raging wildfires in the Western US. The soldiers will come from the 7th Infantry Division's 14th Brigade Engineer Battalion, according to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2018

Here"s what you would need to do in order to pass the new US Army Fitness test

Scott Nelson/Getty Images The US Army combat fitness test has been leaked online.  The US Army requires all soldiers .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 5th, 2018

Portland to fund affordable housing and mental health services

The Portland Housing Bureau is teaming with three other public agencies to provide more than $12 million for projects that combine housing and mental health services to combat chronic homelessness. Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and Multnomah County C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 27th, 2018

The Army is building robot attack tanks

DVIDS The Army is engineering high-tech autonomy kits designed to give “robot” tanks and other armored combat vehicles an ability to operate with little or no human intervention, bringing new tactical and operational dimensions to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 25th, 2018

Tulsa Aims to Combat Trade War Layoffs with New Business Park

The city is offering a $10 million incentive to ease infrastructure and development costs. The Tru.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 16th, 2018

KEYW wins multi-million task order to support U.S. Army training systems

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

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJul 3rd, 2018

US Army Inks $193 Million Deal To Buy Invisible Futuristic Missile Shield

Back in April, .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 1st, 2018