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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.

American Rheinmetall Systems (ARS), a U.S. subsidiary of Rheinmetall Defence, has finished Phase I of the US Army’s Grenadier Sighting System (GSS) development program which is intended to equip M320 Grenade launchers with nighttime engagement capabilities and increased accuracy at extended ranges.

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has won Israel Defense Forces' (IDF) tender for development, production and supply of 'TopGun', a course correction fuze for artillery shells. The tender, which was issued by the Israel's Ministry of Defense's Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D), is meant to provide the IDF with a global, first-of-its-kind development of this Fuze.

At this year’s Annual Meeting & Exposition of the Association of the United States Army, Rheinmetall is showcasing a selection of its advanced, world class products and projects. Examples of Rheinmetall expertise on show at AUSA include its force protection technology capabilities. Visitors can inspect the Group’s ROSY rapid smoke/obscurant system. Rheinmetall will also be informing visitors about its active protection system (APS) offered by Rheinmetall company ADS at a time when the US Army is moving rapidly to field APS capabilities on European equipment sets. ADS’s distributed APS system is among the most advanced, tested and safe systems in the world and offers distinct advantages in technical maturity and safety for dismounted infantry operating alongside armoured vehicles.

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems presents its Iron Fist APS (Active Protection System ) mounted on Flyer Advanced Light Strike Special Forces Vehicle at AUSA 2017, the Association of United States Army exhibition and conference which takes place in Washington D.C., United States.

At AUSA 2017, the Association of United States Army exhibition and conference in Washington D.C. Plasan North America showcases its capabilities. Plasan North America proposes armour solutions can be tailored for almost any military and law enforcement vehicle. With more than 32,000 platforms fielded worldlife, Plasan is one of the world leader in armouring solutions.

The German-based Company HK presents its new M110A1 7.62mm Semi-Automatic Sniper rifle at AUSA 2017, Association of United States army Exhibition and Conference in Washington D.C., United States. A modified, product-improved version of the Heckler & Koch G28 rifle selected by the U.S. Army as the winner of the Compact Semi-Automatic Sniper System (CSASS) competition in April 2016.

At AUSA 2017, Association of United States Army exhibition and Conference in Washington D.C. Hanwha Defense Systems from South Korea presents a new version of its BIHO "Flying Tiger" in English, an anti-aircraft self-propelled gun system under the name of Hybrid BIHO, using the original 30mm twin-gun of Biho vehicle but fitted with four additional LIG MANPADS launchers.

Israeli Company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd., developer and manufacturer of the Trophy APS, the world's only operational and combat-proven active protection system for armored vehicles, displays its lighter APS version, the Trophy LV (Light Vehicle) mounted on an Oshkosh Defense JLTV (Joint Light Tactical Vehicle) at AUSA 2017, Association of United States Exhibition and Conference in Washington D.C., United States.

BAE Systems, a leader in advanced threat management solutions, is developing cyber defense capabilities to help aircraft detect and mitigate cyberattacks in real time. The new capabilities — including system analysis, reverse engineering, and intrusion detection — will build upon the company’s state-of-the-art threat management solutions and help protect warfighters and aircraft from a variety of cyber threats.

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced today at AUSA that it will compete to rapidly develop combat vehicle prototypes to meet the U.S. Army’s need as part of the Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) program. SAIC, together with ST Kinetics and CMI Defence, will develop and integrate a vehicle that offers the Army an innovative solution that provides infantry forces access to combat environments in 21st century operations.

Esterline, global leader in defense and aerospace technologies, will demonstrate its new Racal Acoustics RA4000 Magna headset for high-noise environments at the AUSA Annual Meeting and Exposition, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C., 9-11 October 2017, Booth 1203. Esterline's Racal Acoustics brand offers a range of high-reliability personal hearing and communications equipment for the military, paramilitary, aviation and first-responder markets.

At AUSA 2017, Barrett Communications, the Australian company specialized in HF and VHF radios and communications systems showcases its 4050 HF Software-Defined Radio. Barrett Communications exhibits with the other Australian companies at the Australian pavilion "Team Defence Australia" (Booth 704).

Today, FLIR announced the release of the FLIR Lightweight Vehicle Surveillance System (LVSS) at AUSA 2017 in Washington D.C. Designed as a removable, skid-based, mobile surveillance solution, the FLIR LVSS™ mounts in the bed of a standard commercial pickup truck, converting it into a rapidly deployable, yet covert surveillance command and control center for border security, coastal surveillance missions and force protection.

At AUSA 2017, the Association of United States Army Exhibition in Washington D.C., the American Company Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, showcases a new variant of its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) Utility variant fitted with a new short-range air defense weapon station manufactured by the Company Boeing.

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