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2010-08-24 12:45:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Employees from the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center's (ECBC) Smoke and Target Defeat Branch, in support of the Joint Project Manager Nuclear Biological Chemical Contamination Avoidance (JPM NBC CA) Obscuration Team, recently hosted more than 50 interested parties during a "proof of concept" demonstration of futuristic, non-lethal battlefield capabilities at the Edgewood Arsenal's M-Field. The "performance test"...

2010-06-29 09:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems has been awarded two contracts from the Project Manager for Maneuver Ammunition Systems (PM MAS) at Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., for production of 30mm M789 High Explosive Dual Purpose (HEDP) ammunition and Phase III development of 25mm scalable fuze technology. The total value of the two contracts is more than $14 million. The 30mm M789 HEDP is the primary tactical round of the Apache AH-64...

2010-02-18 11:02:00

STAFFORD, Va., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Rheinmetall Defence is pleased to announce the legal transference of the Mk281 green training ammunition contract from Rheinmetall Waffe Muntion GmbH in Germany (RWM) to American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM) in the United States. The U.S. Marine Corps will award future Mk281 contracts directly to ARM. This action will bring about an accurate perception of ARM's advanced munitions business structure and the breadth of U.S. manufacturing capabilities....

2009-12-03 09:36:00

STAFFORD, Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM), Inc. is pleased to announce the start-up of their new production facility in Camden, Arkansas. As a result of continued success in the U.S. 40-millimeter green training ammunition market, this capital investment will positively impact U.S. small businesses that have teaming agreements and supply chain contracts with ARM. Teaming partners include Cyalume Technologies in Massachusetts and Spectra Technologies, Llc....

2009-03-23 09:00:00

Veteran-Owned Small Business Part of U.S. 40mm "Green Ammunition" Supply-Chain MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Stamping Company, Inc. (AKS) announced today that it received a contract to produce "green ammunition" links for American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM), a U.S. subsidiary of German-based Rheinmetall. The links are for the Mk281, the only 40 mm Non-Dud Producing (NDP) training ammunition in the U.S. The contract positively affects 30-40 jobs at AKS and their...

2009-03-02 09:00:00

Small Business Contract Award: Mk281 "Green Ammunition" Projectile Bodies PROVIDENCE, R.I., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Greystone Corporation announced today that it received a 3-year contract to produce "green ammunition" projectile bodies for American Rheinmetall Munitions (ARM). The projectile bodies are for the Mk281, the only 40 mm Non-Dud Producing (NDP) training ammunition in the United States. Through the Rhode Island Economic Development Commission, Greystone secured a loan to...

2009-02-17 10:11:00

Fort Irwin's Battle Between Unexploded Ordnance and Training Excellence DUSSELDORF, Germany, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. subsidiary, American Rheinmetall Munitions, is pleased to announce partial integration of Mk281 "green ammunition" at the National Training Center (NTC), Fort Irwin, California. The U.S. Center for Health Promotion and Preventative Medicine at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland has given the Non-Dud Producing Mk281 a stamp of approval. Mk281 does not contain...


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