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Army refines airburst technology, XM25 ‘Punisher’

Army refines airburst technology, XM25 ‘Punisher’

The U.S. Army is preparing to conduct a second Forward Operational Assessment of its XM25 Counter Defilade Target Engagement airburst weapon system. Program managers are seeking to expedite development of the system, refine and improve the technology, and ultimately begin formal production by the fall of 2014, service officials said during a roundtable, Sept. 20, […]

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GD Details US Army Abrams Tank Modernization

GD Details US Army Abrams Tank Modernization

The U.S. Army TACOM Contracting Command has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (GD), an eight-year, $395 million contract for research, development and testing in preparation for the Abrams main battle tank Engineering Change Proposal 1 (ECP1) production. The contract has an initial value of $80 million over 12 months. […]

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DoD rules for buying, discussing ‘No Easy Day’

There has been much controversy surrounding “No Easy Day,” a former Navy SEAL’s first-person account of the Osama bin Laden raid. Defense Department officials say the book, written under a pseudonym by 14-year combat vet Matt Bissonnette, contains classified and sensitive unclassified information. The author disputes the claim. Read Full article News from Air Force […]

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Miller: VRAP Demand Indicative of Success and Need

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Jeff Miller, Chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, issued the following statement on the approval of 45,000 veterans for the Veterans Retraining Assistance Program, and the opportunity for 54,000 more veterans to participate in the coming fiscal year beginning Monday to reach the goal of 99,000: “Forty-five thousand unemployed veterans […]

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