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2014-09-02 12:21:18

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has successfully completed the Army's Critical Design Review (CDR) for the Mojave program, also known as the Target Location Designation System (TLDS). The passage of this critical program milestone moves the company closer to providing precision targeting capability to U.S. military forward observers in all battlefield environments. The DRS Technologies...

2014-08-06 12:21:27

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it will provide logistics support to the U.S. Air Force's Halvorsen 25K Aircraft Cargo Loaders around the globe. The Air Force awarded DRS Sustainment Systems, Inc. a ten-year IDIQ contract valued at more than $175 million for depot-level overhaul, program engineering support and parts management in support of the aircraft cargo loader. The Halvorsen is a highly...

2014-07-29 16:21:21

ARLINGTON, Va., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that the Top Employers Institute, a leading global business-analysis organization, has ranked the company among the world's best employers for 2014. After a broad survey that included such factors as training and development, working environment, employee benefits and corporate culture, the organization named DRS a Top Employer - one of just three U.S. companies bestowed with this...

2014-06-03 12:21:00

LONDON, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The Military Aircraft Modernisation, Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2013-2023http://www.reportbuyer.com/countries/europe/france/military_aircraft_modernisation_upgrade_retrofit_market_2011_2021.htmlReport DetailsThe importance of strategic air power capabilities to the projection of global military power has meant that many nations are seeking to deploy advanced aircraft platforms and...

2014-05-01 12:22:21

ARLINGTON, Va., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced that its Aviation, Communications and Homeland Security (ACHS) business group will be supporting U.S. Army battlefield operations around the world by providing satellite and terrestrial communications capabilities. DRS has been awarded access to an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide communications and transmission systems as part of a five-year contract....

2014-04-30 12:21:33

ARLINGTON, Va., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Finmeccanica North America and DRS Technologies CEO William J. Lynn has announced the appointment of Sally A. Wallace as President of the company's C4ISR business group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121130/PH22008LOGO Wallace, who previously was Vice President of Business Operations for the DRS Maritime & Combat Support Systems business group, is an experienced defense industry executive. She will oversee the DRS...

2014-04-07 08:20:44

ARLINGTON, Va., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today it will be providing electric power support for the U.S. Navy's DDG 51 class ships by designing and building Energy Storage Modules (ESM) that will function as a ship-wide uninterruptable power supply. The initial $17 million contract was awarded by the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command to DRS's Power and Control Technologies business, a leader in developing and manufacturing...

2014-03-27 16:21:34

ARLINGTON, Va., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it will continue to provide payload logistics support to U.S. Air Force heavy-lift cargo aircraft all over the world. The Air Force awarded DRS Sustainment Systems, Inc. a ten-year contract valued at more than $390 million for depot-level overhaul, program engineering support and parts management in support of the DRS Technologies 60K Tunner Aircraft Cargo Loader....

2014-03-25 08:32:52

ARLINGTON, Va., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Canadian subsidiary will be providing communications systems in support of the Royal Australian Navy's (RAN) ANZAC-class frigates. The subcontract was awarded to DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. (DRS TCL) in support of a communications modernization contract by Selex ES. DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. (TCL) is the primary subcontractor to Selex ES. Under the subcontract DRS...

2014-03-21 20:20:30

ARLINGTON, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced today the sale of its first PR Series 1600 HP permanent magnet motors. The sale was to oil and gas industry equipment and service provider Weatherford International Ltd. The PR Series 1600 HP motor is a rugged and efficient motor designed for use on oil drilling mud pumps. Use of the motor allows for a reduction in the size of the overall drilling system and decreased total operating...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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