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2010-10-19 08:00:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, recently demonstrated its alternative warhead technologies in a tactical missile flight environment. The successful demonstrations were conducted to test Aerojet's solution to eliminate unexploded ordnance (UXO) on the U.S. Army's Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS). The three-mission, missile-launched warhead tests were the first live-fire, missile-delivered performance tests conducted by...

2010-06-21 09:30:00

MARYVILLE, Tenn., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- RELYANT, LLC, a Maryville-based company providing worldwide strategic support services, has received notification of award for a $49 million contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Afghanistan Engineering South District. RELYANT will provide unexploded ordnance (UXO) removal and mine clearance in southern and western Afghanistan. The company anticipates adding up to 200 new employees at its facilities in Afghanistan and Maryville. The...

2010-04-06 15:00:00

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems announced today that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Cyalume Technologies, Inc. to develop and market training, illumination and marking payloads that use Cyalume's chemiluminescent "green" technology for U.S. military ammunition applications. The integration of chemiluminescent "green" technology into training ammunition will provide enhanced capabilities for the warfighter to...

2010-03-16 13:32:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 25, 2010, the U.S. Army Environmental Command (USAEC) awarded a $7.57 million performance-based task order to CH2M Hill Constructors, Inc., Englewood, Colo., for environmental remediation services at Pohakuloa Training Area, Schofield Barracks Military Reservation and Wheeler Army Airfield, Hawaii. The task order was awarded on the Multiple Award Military Munitions Services contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers...

2010-03-16 13:13:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 4, 2010, the U.S. Army Environmental Command (USAEC) awarded a $440,000 performance-based task order to Advent Environmental, Inc., Mount Pleasant, S.C., for environmental remediation services at Joliet Army Ammunition Plant, Ill.. The task order was awarded on the Multiple Award Military Munitions Services contract administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District. The Joliet Army Ammunition...

2010-03-16 13:10:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 2, 2010, the U.S. Army Environmental Command (USAEC) awarded a $6.5 million performance-based task order to URS Group, Inc., Denver, Colo., for environmental remediation services at Fort Hunter Liggett and Parks Reserve Forces Training Area, Calif. The task order was awarded on the Multiple Award Military Munitions Services contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Albuquerque District and will be administered by...

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....

2010-02-01 13:01:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 13, 2010, the U.S. Army Environmental Command awarded a $6.9 million performance-based task order to ARCADIS U.S., Inc., Highlands Ranch, Colo., for environmental remediation services at Sierra Army Depot, Calif. The task order was awarded on the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract by the Research, Development and Engineering Command Aberdeen Installation...

2010-02-01 12:53:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 30, 2009, the U.S. Army Environmental Command awarded a $1.5 million performance-based task order to HydroGeoLogic, Inc., Reston, Va. for environmental remediation services at Blue Grass Army Depot and Fort Campbell, Ky. The task order was awarded on the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract by the Research, Development and Engineering Command Aberdeen...

2010-02-01 12:50:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 30, 2009, the U.S. Army Environmental Command awarded a $6.7 million performance-based task order to Kemron Environmental Services, Inc., Atlanta, Ga. for environmental remediation services at Fort Eustis, Va. The effective date of the task order was January 1, 2010. The task order was awarded on the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract by the Research,...


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