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Sunday, March 26th, 2023


Smiths Detection details latest chemical agent identifier

Threat detection and security screening technology company Smiths Detection has launched the Lightweight Chemical Detector (LCD) 4 - its latest chemical agent identifier. The firm has also unveiled the LCD XID extension, which expands the LCD's detection capabilities to include street narcotics,... Read More »

Firm secures DHS S&T flood analytics technology award

Brooklyn, New York-based startup Cloud to Street has secured a $195,260 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) award to develop flood analytics technology. Work would aid Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) efforts to enhance preparedness and... Read More »

DARPA details FSHARP blood equivalent initiative

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) officials are espousing the benefits of its Fieldable Solutions for Hemorrhage with bio-Artificial Resuscitation Products (FSHARP) program, which addresses blood supply shortages. “When blood donations decline – as we have seen during the... Read More »

Boeing secures Army NGATS diagnostic tool contract

Aerospace company Boeing has secured a $92 million, three-year U.S. Army award to produce additional Next Generation Automated Test System (NGATS) units. NGATS is a single, mobile diagnostic tool providing real-time testing in the field while supplying automated fault diagnosis of over 100... Read More »

Air Force, Howard University detail research partnership

Air Force officials have detailed a Howard University partnership in which the Historically Black College or University (HBCU) will lead a University Affiliated Research Center. The focus on military systems tactical autonomy technology earmarks $12 million annually for Howard University for five... Read More »

Lockheed Martin highlights laser weapon system milestone

Security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin noted the Directed Energy Interceptor for Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense System (DEIMOS) recently achieved first light, representing alignment with system design parameters. The DEIMOS first light demonstration serves as a milestone to aid the Army... Read More »

Oshkosh Defense secures Army FMTV A2 order

The Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) has awarded Oshkosh Defense a $141 Million order for 414 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles A2 (FMTV A2). The agreement also calls for the production of 56 FMTV trailers. The order serves increased force... Read More »

L3Harris Technologies acquires Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerospace and defense technology company L3Harris Technologies has outlined a definitive agreement to acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne for $58 per share - in an all-cash transaction valued at $4.7 billion. The transaction is inclusive of net debt and demonstrates L3Harris Technologies' focus on... Read More »