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Army Concludes Micro-Robotics R&D Project with Industry, Academic Partners

The U.S. Army has concluded an autonomous micro-robotics research project that involved collaboration between the Army Research Laboratory and multiple industry and academic partners over the past 10 years. The Micro Autonomous Systems and Technology program was completed during a capstone event which featured 17 demonstrations and presentations of ground and air …

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Defense One: Air Force Wants Company to Decide on Electronic Attack Aircraft Replacement

The U.S. Air Force plans to grant L3 Technologies authority to determine how to replace the military branch’s EC-130H Compass Call electronic attack aircraft, Defense One reported Tuesday. Lt. Gen. Arnold Bunch, military deputy to the Air Force’s assistant secretary for acquisition, told Defense One the branch looks to transfer 10 EC-130H electronic packages to new aircraft that could provide higher …

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UK to Form New Defense Body to Manage Dreadnought Nuclear Submarine Program

The U.K. defense ministry will establish a new agency that will manage the development of a new class of nuclear ballistic missile submarines designed to replace the naval force’s Vanguard-class submarines in support of the country’s $38.4 billion nuclear deterrent program, Defense News reported Wednesday. Andrew Chuter writes the ministry …

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Army to Evaluate BAE-Built Armored Multipurpose Vehicle

The U.S. Army will test an armored multipurpose vehicle demonstrator BAE Systems  built as part of a contract to replace the military branch’s fleet of M113 armored personnel carriers. BAE was awarded a potential $1.2 billion contract in December 2014 to support the development, engineering, manufacturing and low-rate initial production of AMPVs for the military branch. The …

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