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Elbit Systems Books New Order for C4I Platform Installation in European Artillery Unit

Israeli defense company Elbit Systems announced that a European country has ordered its Artillery Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence solution. Under the C4I purchase order, Elbit will provide digital fires capabilities to the unnamed buyer’s 155 mm howitzer battalions through the integration of the company’s artillery suite featuring the Torch-X Fires solution and E-Lynx...


US Army Partnership to Boost Canada’s Ammunition Production Capacity

The U.S. Army has inked an agreement with the Canadian Commercial Corporation to expand Canada’s domestic ammunition production capacity. Under the undefinitized contract action, the military branch will work with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Canada to ramp up the manufacture of 155 mm artillery rounds. CCC, Canada’s government-to-government contracting agency, said the joint...


Carahsoft to Deliver Qmulos Risk Management Automation Solutions to Canada; Matt Coose Quoted

Carahsoft will offer Qmulos compliance, security and risk management automation solutions to the Canadian government as part of an expanded partnership. Qmulos products and services include the Q-Compliance platform, which analyzes data to identify compliance gaps and security weaknesses, and the Q-Audit platform for insider threat management. Both applications are powered by Splunk and are...


Charles Fielden to Head QinetiQ’s Intelligence, Cyber and Information Advantage Business; Shawn Purvis Quoted

QinetiQ US has appointed Charles Fielden as executive vice president and general manager of the McLean, Virginia-based defense solutions company’s intelligence, cyber and information advantage department. Shawn Purvis, QinetiQ president and CEO and a Potomac Officers Club member and Wash 100 winner, said Fielden brings in more than 25 years of experience as an Intelligence...


Rheinmetall Expands Portfolio to Autonomous Light Hybrid Vehicles With Dutch Startup Acquisition

German automotive and arms manufacturer Rheinmetall announced that its Dutch subsidiary, Rheinmetall Defence Nederland, has acquired the startup REEQ, a manufacturer of lightweight tactical vehicles, for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition expands the Rheinmetall Vehicle System Division’s portfolio to hybrid technology, with the REEQ military vehicles’ fully electric drive train drawing power from a mobile...


GE Vernova to Supply Electric Propulsion Systems for Singaporean Vessels

ST Engineering Marine, a Singaporean shipbuilder, has awarded GE Vernova’s power conversion business a contract to deliver Ship’s Electric Grid electric propulsion systems for the Singapore Navy’s six new multirole combat vessels over the next 10 years. The MRCVs will replace the navy’s existing Victory-class missile corvettes, which have been operating since 1989. ST Engineering...


Australia Partners With Microsoft to Create Cyber Intelligence Sharing Platform

Australia has unveiled a collaborative effort between the Australian Signals Directorate and Microsoft to beef up the country’s cybersecurity. Under the partnership program, ASD connected its Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing platform with Microsoft Sentinel, allowing the latter’s Australian users to immediately share cyberthreat information on the combined systems. According to ASD, the collaboration provides access...


QinetiQ Wins Supply Agreement Under $1.5B UK Defense Digital Tech Structure

Multinational defense technology company QinetiQ has secured a four-year framework agreement as a supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence’s Digital and IT Professional Services structure under the Crown Commercial Service. QinetiQ said the DIPS tasks, with an estimated value of $1.5 billion, will be supplied to Defence Digital, an MoD unit focused on effective...


US, Italy to Fund Joint Artificial Intelligence Research

The U.S. National Science Foundation has allotted funding for collaborative American and Italian research projects on artificial intelligence under a memorandum of understanding signed with Italy’s Ministry of Universities and Research. The MOU, which the NSF announced on Tuesday, outlines the framework for U.S. researchers to secure funding from the foundation and for their Italian...


Systecon’s Opus Evo Solution to Support Australian Defense Program Optimization

Systecon, a Stockholm, Sweden-based consulting and software company, has announced that it will provide its Opus Evo software to optimize a major Australian defense program’s tactical capabilities.  The company’s announcement released on Wednesday did not specify the Australian program, but it disclosed in December a partnership with the Australian Department of Defence’s Capability Acquisition and...

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