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Pentagon's proposed 2016 budget would increase military spending by $38.2 billion next year

Pentagon's proposed 2016 budget would increase military spending by $38.2 billion next year

WASHINGTON, 3 Feb. 2015. The Pentagon's proposed budget for federal fiscal year 2016 calls for a $38.2 billion increase in defense spending over this year's levels, which represents a bright spot after years of military budget reductions and sequestration.

Rugged XMC embedded video and graphics module for military and civil avionics introduced by Aitech

Rugged XMC embedded video and graphics module for military and civil avionics introduced by Aitech

CHATSWORTH, Calif., 3 Feb. 2015. Aitech Defense Systems Inc. in Chatsworth, Calif., is introducing the rugged M596 embedded video and graphics Express Mezzanine Card (XMC) for harsh environments that have versatile video overlay and capture requirements.

Lockheed Martin to provide Navy eCASS combat aircraft avionics test equipment in $78.5 million deal

Lockheed Martin to provide Navy eCASS combat aircraft avionics test equipment in $78.5 million deal

JOINT BASE MCGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST, N.J., 2 Feb. 2015. Test and measurement experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. will provide the U.S. Navy with advanced combat avionics test equipment under terms of a $78.5 million contract modification announced Friday.

Army considers deploying Lockheed Martin missile designed to shoot down rockets and artillery

Army considers deploying Lockheed Martin missile designed to shoot down rockets and artillery

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 2 Feb. 2015. U.S. Army leaders are ready to deploy hit-to-kill missile technology developed by Lockheed Martin Corp. to destroy incoming rocket, artillery, and mortar rounds before they can do damage to U.S. and allied military forces. This technology could be with fighting forces within the next five years.

Navy asks Raytheon to build 100 more advanced Tomahawk cruise missiles in $139.2 million order

Navy asks Raytheon to build 100 more advanced Tomahawk cruise missiles in $139.2 million order

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 30 Jan. 2015. Munitions experts at the Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN) will build 100 Tomahawk Block IV long-range cruise missiles for the U.S. Navy under terms of a contract modification announced Thursday.

Lockheed Martin to provide Hellfire airborne missile launchers to militaries of four Asian countries

Lockheed Martin to provide Hellfire airborne missile launchers to militaries of four Asian countries

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., 30 Jan. 2015. Airborne weapons experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are helping equip the military forces of four Asian with the Hellfire air-to-ground missile under terms of a multi-year contract announced earlier this month.

Navy reaching out to industry for expertise in bistatic sonobuoys for wide-area airborne ASW

Navy reaching out to industry for expertise in bistatic sonobuoys for wide-area airborne ASW

PATUXENT RIVER NAS, Md., 29 Jan. 2015. U.S. Navy anti-submarine warfare (ASW) experts are moving forward with a program to develop wide-area airborne search capability to detect and track enemy submarines using deployed patterns of bistatic sonobuoys.

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March 2015
Volume 26, Issue 3
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