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Britain orders more Foxhound tactical vehicles

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Britain's Ministry of Defense has contracted General Dynamics to provide it with two dozen more Foxhound light tactical blast-protected vehicles.

Army orders more missile drones

MONROVIA, Calif., Aug. 29 (UPI) -- More Switchblade tactical missiles are being produced for the U.S. Army through contract options awarded to AeroVironment Inc.

Roke unveils man-portable 3G communications base

ROMSEY, England, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A man-portable, private 3G communications base station for military, security and public security deployments has been developed by Roke of Britain.

Pakistani Taliban call off peace talks after commander killed by drone

ISLAMABAD, May 30 (UPI) -- The Pakistani Taliban said Thursday there would be no peace talks with the country's incoming leaders after a top commander was killed by a U.S. drone strike.

Gaps seen for post-2014 Afghanistan

LONDON, April 10 (UPI) -- A British committee in the House of Commons said there was a degree of uncertainty in Afghanistan planning after 2014.

More Foxhounds on way for British military

SHOREHAM-BY-SEA, England, April 5 (UPI) -- Britain's Ministry of Defense is to receive an additional 76 Foxhound light-protected patrol vehicles assembled by engineering company Ricardo.

U.S. Navy services contract for SAIC

MCLEAN, Va., April 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering Command has contracted SAIC to provide security engineering support to an anti-terrorism and force protection program.

Bell helicopters for Nigerian police

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Bell Helicopter reports that Nigeria is the first African country to use its 429 light, twin-engine utility helicopter.

Australia receives Giraffe radar

CANBERRA, Australia, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Australia's military forces have received the third and final Giraffe Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar radar system from Saab of Sweden.

Raytheon system destroys RPGs

MCKINNEY, Texas, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Raytheon says its Quick Kill Active Protection System has demonstrated the capability of destroying incoming rocket propelled grenades.
Army orders 48 mine clearance vehicles

Army orders 48 mine clearance vehicles

LADSON, S.C., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- The tank and armaments division of the U.S. Army ordered 48 mine protected clearance vehicles from Force Protection Inc. in South Carolina.

L-3 unit awarded force protection contract

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has contracted L-3 Communications to support force protection security requirements at Defense Department sites around the world.

Air Force contracts for defense support

MCLEAN, Va., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- The U.S. Air Force has contracted Science Applications International Corp. to provide integrated defense support services at Defense Department installations.

Force Protection gets Buffalo modification

LADSON, S.C., July 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Army has modified a contract with Force Protection Inc. for the delivery of its Buffalo mine protected clearance vehicles.

Marine Corps modifies suspension kits deal

LADSON, S.C., July 27 (UPI) -- The U.S. Marine Corps has modified a contract with Force Protection Inc. for the company to provide additional independent suspension upgrade kits.
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