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2012-06-04 02:20:23

LISLE, Ill., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar Defense, LLC today received a contract for $59 million to deliver 1,357 rocket propelled grenade (RPG) net kits for International® MaxxPro® Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) units in Afghanistan. The order from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command is considered an urgent buy. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120127/MM32830LOGO-k) RPG nets provide additional protection against the anti-tank weapon of the...

2012-04-11 02:20:19

MCLEAN, Va., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it was awarded a task order by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic for a full range of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C4ISR) engineering and integration services associated with tactical vehicles for any U.S. Department of Defense or other agency customer. The task order has a value of...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

LISLE, Ill., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar Defense, LLC received an award to conduct the installation work associated with its January order to upgrade 2,717 International® MaxxPro® Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles with a new vehicle chassis. The $21 million contract from the U.S. Army Contracting Command is just one of Navistar's many reset offerings aimed at revitalizing existing defense assets for future missions. (Logo:...

2012-03-01 10:24:00

COLUMBUS, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An idea used by stock car racers and adapted six years ago by the Defense Logistics Agency for military use has been introduced for use on Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles in Afghanistan. NASCAR has been using tear-away film on race car windshields since 1997, and DLA Aviation - then Defense Supply Center Richmond, Va. - adapted the material six years ago for use on Black Hawk helicopters and other systems at the suggestion of two...

2012-01-25 07:00:00

LISLE, Ill., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar Defense, LLC received a $110 million delivery order today to provide 650 independent suspension kits for International® MaxxPro® Plus Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. The U.S. Marine Corps System Command order will enhance the mobility and survivability of earlier MaxxPro vehicles with the addition of the DXM independent suspension kits. "We are proud to offer economical enhancements to improve mobility and...

2012-01-10 07:00:00

LISLE, Ill., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar Defense, LLC received a $880 million delivery order today to upgrade 2,717 International® MaxxPro® Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles. The order from the U.S. Marine Corps System Command calls for MaxxPro units to be upgraded with the company's rolling chassis solution. The award also includes engineering changes, supplies and services. "As Defense budgets are being reduced, it is imperative that we continue to...

2011-10-12 05:18:00

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Already axed has been the US's Future Combat Systems (FCS) and more recently the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV), while the US Senate Appropriations Committee just last month attempted to stop the planned Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) programme dead in its tracks, even before a single vehicle is procured. The US still remains, however, the biggest spender investing in the procurement of new vehicles and upgrades. Other countries have...

2011-07-28 09:00:00

LONDON, Ontario, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada a $41.6 million contract modification for the installation of upgrade kits for RG-31 Mk5E vehicles previously delivered under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle program. General Dynamics Land Systems, the Canadian company's parent corporation, is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Contracts to assemble the upgrade kits, which...

2011-03-28 08:30:00

MELBOURNE, Fla. and ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Harris is providing DoD with additional multiband vehicular radios for Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles. AN/VRC-110 radio systems provide users with reliable and secure line-of-sight and beyond-line-of-sight communications. Harris radio systems are widely installed in DoD's fleet of MRAP vehicles. Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and information technology company,...

2011-03-23 11:00:00

LONDON, Ontario, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada three delivery order modifications valued at USD$41.4 million for upgrade kits for RG-31 Mk5E vehicles previously delivered under the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle program. General Dynamics Land Systems, the Canadian company's parent corporation, is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The kits will enhance the survivability and...