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BAE Systems presents latest production vehicle of General Purpose from the family of Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) at AUSA 2017, the Association of United States Army exhibition and conference in Washington D.C. The AMPV is a critically important program intended to replace the Vietnam-era M113 Family of tracked Vehicles in service with the U.S. Army.

Cubic Corporation announced that its Cubic Global Defense (CGD) and Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS) business divisions demonstrate industry-leading simulation, training and Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities at the 2017 AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C. from October 9–11. Hosted by the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), the annual meeting is the largest land power exposition and professional development forum in North America, consisting of informative presentations, seminars, networking events and technology exhibition.

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $59.5 million contract for additional APKWS guidance kits to transform unguided 2.75-inch (70-millimeter) rockets into laser-guided precision munitions. The new contract will enable BAE Systems to continue to meet the growing demand for cost-effective guided munitions for U.S. armed forces and allied international customers.

Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition – AeroVironment, Inc., a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both military and commercial applications, today announced that its Puma™ AE and Raven® small unmanned aircraft systems, the most widely deployed UAVs in the United States Department of Defense fleet, are being enhanced with new upgrades. The new aircraft, Puma 3 and Raven 3, will be unveiled at the AUSA Global Force Symposium in March 2018.

Endeavor Robotics, the U.S.-based global leader in tactical ground robotics, was awarded the United States Department of Defense’s Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc. II) contract. Endeavor was one of several companies to bid on the $100 million contract. The contract has an option for an additional $58 million worth of deliverables.

The American Company Oshkosh Defense showcases a new variant of its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) with next generation lethality and networking capabilities at AUSA 2017, the Association of United States exhibition and conference. At AUSA, the JLTV General Purpose is fitted with a Kongsberg Protector LW 30 Remote Weapon System.

FLIR Systems, Inc. (FLIR) has been awarded a $6.8 Million firm-fixed-price order to deliver Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance Systems (PRS) in support of the Australian Army. The units delivered under this contract will support platoon and troop level organic surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities. The Australian Army previously purchased the Black Hornet PRS for test and evaluation purposes, leading to the awarded contract for full operational deployment after a re-competed tender.

The American Company HDT Global (HDT), a leading provider of highly engineered solutions for extreme environments across military, public and private sectors, today unveiled its Wheeled Offload Logistics Follower (WOLF) robotic system The HDT Hunter WOLF system closely matches infantry mobility and can traverse narrow trails, steep slopes and dense jungles, while carrying up to 1000 lbs. (450 kg) of cargo for more than 72 hours without resupply.

At AUSA 2017, the Association of United States Army exhibition and conference in Washington D.C., the American Company Raytheon presents the SkyHunter, a US-certified version of the Iron Dome developed jointly by the Israeli Company Rafael and Raytheon. The SkyHunter is a mobile all-weather air defense system designed to destroy short-range rockets and artillery shells fired from distances of 4 to 70 kilometers.

At AUSA 2017, Control Solutions LLC showcases its Remote Fire Option (RFO) system. Control Solutions LLC is the leading developer and manufacturer of turrets, turret drive systems and turret accessories for tactical military vehicles. Our newest product development, the Remote Fire Option™ (RFO) system, provides a vehicle gunner with the flexibility to operate a turret weapon station either from inside the gunner station or operate it remotely while protected inside the vehicle as mission requires.

Alcon Components Ltd, the acclaimed global motorsport brake and clutch company, has launched a brand new bespoke armoured vehicle brake caliper at AUSA.First unveiled to the European and wider global markets at the DSEi exhibition, London in September, the new CIR55 has been designed and developed to fit 8x8 type military vehicles operating at 30-40+ tonne GVM. Now offered to the US defenseand security market, thiscaliper allowsOEM’s, fleet managers, maintainers and vehicle modification companiesto fit an off-the-shelf, military special brake system.The CIR55 significantly increases braking performance and reduces both weight and cost in comparison to existing alternatives.

Esterline Corporation, a leading specialty manufacturer serving global aerospace and defense markets, is releasing to the U.S. market a new version of its Thin eXtreme Display series. The TX series/2 display is available now in two sizes: the TX-126/2, 10-inch diagonal 4:3 aspect ratio; and the TX-340, 15-inch diagonal 16:9 aspect ratio, ready for full HD sensors interface and display.

During the AUSA Annual Meeting 2017, which take place in Washington D.C. USA, WB Group, one of the two biggest Polish Defence holding, unveils their new product for dismounted soldiers on the future battlefield. The system, U-GATE, uses augmented reality technology which superimposes computer generated images into the user’s field of view. Many companies are looking to adapt this technology for military use but WB Group are one of the first leading defence players to develop a working product.

General Dynamics Mission Systems introduces the new Fortress® Wireless Gateway, allowing users to connect quickly and securely to a wireless network to enhance and extend wireless network coverage. Designed as a secure communications gateway for tactical, public safety and industrial applications, the Wireless Gateway provides connectivity, roaming and mesh networking capabilities, in both licensed and unlicensed spectrum, for Wi-Fi and LTE networks. Compatible with 802.11 and 3GPP networking standards, users can also connect their existing mobile devices, like smartphones, cameras and tablets to the network via the new Wireless Gateway. Weighing only seven pounds, its compact design enables rapid and easy transportation and integration into vehicles for mobile applications.

General Dynamics Land Systems presents a new version of the Stryker 8x8 armoured vehicle in SHORAD (Short-Range Air Defense) configuration under the name of Stryker MSL at AUSA 2017, the Association of United States Army exhibition and conference in Washington D.C., United States.

Leonardo DRS announced today that it has been awarded a production contract from the U.S. Army, under an urgent operational need, to develop a comprehensive counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capability to protect soldiers from enemy drones. This contract follows an earlier award for similar prototype capabilities, and is worth up to $42 million.

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