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How Active Protection Systems Knock Down Anti-Armor Threats for Both Legacy and Future Combat Vehicles [Sponsored]

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If there’s one thing that Army leadership agrees upon, it’s the need for improved survivability of soldiers and machines against modern anti-tank weapons like the Russian Kornet and Chinese HJ-8 guided missiles, as well as Russia’s tandem warhead RPG-29 rocket propelled grenade that can bore a hole into a tank with a molten jet of… Keep reading →

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Next-Generation Power for the Next-Generation Combat Vehicles [Sponsored]

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The Army’s Next Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) program has ambitious goals that will require development of new technological capability that ranges from autonomous operations to advanced materials.

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Vehicle Platform Integration: Where Technologies Become Capabilities [Sponsored]

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In this era of new acquisition for ground vehicles, the Army continues to challenge industry to anticipate emerging requirements, develop required technologies, and field combat capabilities more quickly through rapid prototyping.

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How the Army Can Reduce Risk on Vehicle Program Development [Sponsored]

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The Army wants its Next Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) program to provide a transformational leap in battlefield capability.

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Q&A with Leonardo DRS Chief Operating Officer John Baylouny [Sponsored]

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He discusses the elements that have made the company one of the world’s most successful mid-tier defense electronics firms, providing the U.S. military and others with decades worth of innovative, mission-critical technology and capabilities. 

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CEO Lynn: Classified Work ‘Critical’ To Leonardo DRS’ US Success

Posted by Colin Clark on


“We are heavily in the Army sensor market and network computing. That’s where we’re able to improve our position,” Lynn told me. “It’s creating new markets that’s been the key.”

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SOCOM Sticks With Leonardo DRS For Commercial Satcom

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Leonardo DRS keeps on keeping SOCOM connected.

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SOCOM Sticks With Leonardo DRS For Commercial Satcom

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Leonardo DRS keeps on keeping SOCOM connected.

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Army Bradley Brigade Will Get Israeli Anti-Missile System: Iron Fist

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


WASHINGTON: Seeking to stop Russian-made anti-tank missiles, the US Army will buy Israel’s Iron Fist Active Protection System for a brigade of its M2 Bradley armored vehicles, Breaking Defense has learned. The decision comes after weeks of confusing statements by Army officials and months of delays fitting the high-tech active protection on a Cold War-vintage… Keep reading →

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Army Anti-Aircraft Stryker Can Kill Tanks Too

Posted by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. on


With its eyes firmly on Russia, the US Army is racing to field 8×8 Strykers with an array of weapons that can down enemy aircraft — from drones to helicopters to jets — and incidentally make enemy tanks think twice. The first prototypes will be delivered next year, with up to 144 (four battalions) by… Keep reading →

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