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2013-09-03 12:21:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Network and Imaging Systems group has been awarded a competitively bid Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) three-year contract with a potential total value of $455 million for a modular family of computers and display systems that are expected to form the heart of next-generation network computing technology for the U.S. Army. The Mounted Family of...

2013-08-01 12:22:23

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Network and Imaging Systems group has been awarded a contract worth up to $455 million for a modular family of computers and display systems that are expected to form the heart of next-generation network computing technology for the U.S. Armed Services. The three-year contract includes options for two one-year extensions, if all of the options are exercised. The...

2011-10-11 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Active Army units have been testing a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) web-based system that combines the power of Google Earth, Command and Control web applications and existing tactical communications systems to deliver a common operating picture of the battlefield to any network user with a laptop. Command Web provides users with a web-based view of the mission command picture to both the commander in the tactical operating center as well as...

2011-06-22 08:00:00

MELBOURNE, Fla. and ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: Harris providing programmable encryption to DoD's largest program for situational awareness in the field. Orders now exceed $100 million. New devices provide information assurance to the widely fielded FBCB2 platform. Exhibits continued Harris leadership in high-grade encryption solutions both in embedded products and stand-alone modules. Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS), an international communications and...

2011-03-18 09:30:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics C4 Systems a $2.3 million contract to provide a prototype, handheld battle command capability that will enable unprecedented network connectivity and increased command, control and situational awareness for dismounted soldiers and Marines. Two companies received contracts as part of the U.S. Army's Joint Battle Command - Platform (JBC-P) Handheld program. General Dynamics C4 Systems is a business...

2011-03-01 15:15:00

WALL, N.J., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has selected Future Skies, Inc. as the prime contractor for the Product Director Common Software Task Order under the Battle Command Family of Products IDIQ contract. Future Skies and their subcontractor team will provide services across the full software lifecycle to enable the Common Software mission as the Army-wide product manager for the integration of the ABCS Foundation, with emphasis on the design and development of...

2010-10-26 13:35:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has developed a ruggedized tablet computer for use in tactical vehicles. The TacFleet 8 allows real-world tactical situational awareness exchanges for brigade-and-below forces on the move. "The TacFleet 8 design incorporates innovative technologies to meet the challenge of asymmetric warfare," said Rich Russell, director of Sensors, Data Links and Advanced Programs at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control. "Easy...

2010-06-08 08:18:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has developed a ruggedized, tactical handheld device for dismounted Soldiers. The Tactical Digital Assistant (TDA) provides unprecedented situational awareness, command and control, and blue force tracking capabilities to brigade and below forces. "The Lockheed Martin TDA leverages our systems integration experience to meet tactical-level Warfighters' critical needs in a joint operational environment," said Rich Russell,...

2009-09-09 15:43:00

DENVER, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The power of one multi-intelligence aircraft collecting, correlating then distributing diverse types of intelligence to those who needed it was demonstrated by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) during the U.S. Army's C4ISR On-The-Move exercise. Lockheed Martin's Airborne Multi-intelligence Laboratory (AML) demonstrated how its onboard sensors, interacting with the Army's intelligence and battle command enterprises can dramatically improve the speed and...

2009-07-13 08:00:00

MCKINNEY, Texas, July 13, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- By networking sensors and effects, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently demonstrated how the U.S. Army could modernize brigade combat teams to significantly improve situational awareness and targeting efficiency to help save soldiers' lives. Hosting a live, hands-on demonstration at Fort Benning, Ga., Raytheon validated how networked lethality is achieved by linking emerging capabilities of its Multi-Function Radio Frequency System, Common...