Nobles Worldwide, the largest supplier of ammunition-feed systems to the U.S. military and its allies, announced the launch of the company's new mechanically-stabilized crew-served Viper Medium- and Small-Caliber Weapon Mounts along with their Engineered Weapon Solutions and composite ammunition-feed systems for land, sea and air platforms. Nobles Worldwide products will be on display at the 2012 Association of the U. S. Army Annual Meeting at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Oct. 22-24.Read More
The U.S. Army-led Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, or JLTV program, is beginning a 33-month Engineering and Manufacturing Development phase, also known as EMD.
The EMD phase is designed to test and prepare the next-generation vehicles for a Limited User Test, Capabilities Production Document and Milestone C procurement decision in fiscal year 2015, service officials said.Read More
Rheinmetall has been selected to take part in a major US procurement project in the field of vehicle armament. Over the next five years Rheinmetall can expect to generate $US20 million in sales each year under the "Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) III" framework agreement, eventually totalling US$100 million.Read More
BAE Systems received a $97 million contract to reset up to 146 Bradley Fighting Vehicles – one of the most survivable and reliable combat systems in the U.S. Army inventory. Under the reset effort, Bradley vehicles will be partially torn down, rebuilt and tested to restore and extend the life of the vehicles.Read More
Leading global provider of high-quality medium caliber gun components gains former commander of USS Enterprise Group to lead weapon innovations and strategic growth.
Nobles Worldwide, the largest supplier of ammunition feed systems to the U.S. military and its allies, today announced the appointment of U.S. Navy Vice Admiral John Morgan (Retired) to serve as the company's Chairman and CEO. Mr. Troy Priem, John's predecessor, will remain active with the company serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board. The announcement of Admiral Morgan's leadership coincides with the launch of the company's new mechanically stabilized, crew-served 30mm Viper gun mount, the only one like it in the world.Read More
The U.S. Navy has activated a new expeditionary command unit for the Pacific region, reports the Navy NewsStand. The command's establishment took effect on Monday. The Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Pacific (NECC PAC) is designed to provide administrative control for Navy expeditionary forces assigned to the Pacific theater, according to a service release. The move formalizes a direct administrative relationship between NECC and the commander of the Pacific Fleet. There has been no direct link since the NECC was created in 2006. The NECC PAC, based in Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, will be responsible for more than 7,000 members of the Naval Construction Forces; 1,300 explosive ordnance disposal personnel and support staff; and 2,300 coastal security and riverine personnel. The new unit also will assume operational control responsibilities as commander of Task Force 11.Read More