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US Army Wants 250,000 Next-Gen Combat Rifles And 150 Million Bullets 

The US Army's chief of staff said Monday that the next-generation squad weapon would fire faster, farther than previous infantry rifles and penetrate the most advanced body armor technologies in the world.  "It will fire at speeds that far exceed .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 12th, 2018

Microsoft wins $479.2 million contract from U.S. Army

The U.S. Army said on Wednesday that it has awarded Microsoft Corp a $479.2 million contract to supply prototypes for the Army's augmented reality systems helping soldiers in training and combat missions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 28th, 2018

Michael Bloomberg Pledges $500 Million to Combat Climate Change

Michael Bloomberg Pledges $500 Million to Combat Climate Change.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 7th, 2019

Indian Army Equips Special Forces With American Sniper Rifles On LOC

Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command of the Indian Army, said last week that the Pakistan Army "dare not try and come anywhere across the Line .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 31st, 2019

"Bunker Buster" Rocket Launchers Used In Army War Drill In Poland

The 358th Public Affairs Detachment said in a news release that soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, conducted a field training exercise with a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 7th, 2019

Army Orders 100,000 Next-Generation Rifles Amid Threats Of War

Earlier this month, we reported that Textron Systems' AAI Corporation delivered its Next Generation Squad Weapon-Technology (NGSW-T) prototype demonstrator to the U......»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 22nd, 2019

Oregon lawmakers take public comments on a $2 cigarette tax hike to fund Medicaid

Gov. Kate Brown today urged state lawmakers to increase the tobacco tax in Oregon to generate $346 million for the Medicaid program and combat a public health problem. House Bill 2270, which would raise the cigarette tax by $2 per pack, is part o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2019

Greater Cincinnati firm lands $60M military contract

A Greater Cincinnati manufacturer has signed its second major deal of 2019 with the U.S. Army. Fairfield-based O’Gara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring Co. has been awarded a five-year, $60.7 million contract to manufacture armor kits for the U.S. Army.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2019

Hawaii architecture, engineering firms picked for $150M Army contract

Four Hawaii architecture and engineering firms and four joint ventures have been selected to compete for task orders under a $150 million contract for architecture and engineering services for the Army Corps of Engineers. The firms and joint ventu.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2019

War Economy: U.S. Army Orders 167,195 Assault Rifles

The Army Contracting Command-New Jersey (ACC-NJ) has issued a pre-solicitation to the defense industry, on behalf of Project Manager Soldier Weapons (PM-SW), for the reque.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 27th, 2019

Dayton health center receives $1.1M grant to combat infant mortality

A Dayton medical center has been awarded a $1.1 million grant to help combat infant mortality. Five Rivers Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center with multiple locations in Dayton and Xenia, received the funding through the Healthy Start .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 26th, 2019

The Army"s Next-Generation Combat Helmet Has Arrived

The Army has completed a significant overhaul of its Interceptor Multi-Threat Body Armor System in th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 12th, 2019

Juul maker to invest $30M to combat underage vaping

The maker of a much-debated e-cigarette that has grown popular with teenagers says it will spend $30 million in an effort to keep its products out of the hands of underage users......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 25th, 2018

Army Building "Self-Aware" Squid-Like Robot That Can Be "3-D Printed" During Combat

The Army Research Laboratory's next robot weapon isn't a new predator drone or even a robot dog like the infamous prototype developed by Boston Labs. Instead, it's a "self-aware" robot built from flexible materials inspired by invertebrates like squid.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 23rd, 2018

Maryland to receive another $10 million in federal funding for opioid crisis

Maryland will receive another $10 million in federal funding to help combat the ongoing opioid crisis. The grant is part of $485 million in funding being awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services to all 50 states and four U.S. territorie.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 19th, 2018

BP to Maintain Carbon Emission Level to Combat Global Warming

Restriction of methane leakage will help BP to considerably lower carbon dioxide emission through 2025 by roughly 3.5 million tonnes. BP p.l.c. BP in.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytApr 18th, 2018

Wisconsin wounded warrior and wife start hat business

In 2004, while serving in Iraq as part of an Army combat patrol team, Nick Loomis was caught in a mortar attack. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2018

Foreign rifles trump "Make in India"; Army shutting down high-tech project

Army closing indigenous high-tech project to save money for imported guns.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 4th, 2018

Lockheed Martin gets $828 million U.S. Army contract for warhead rockets

Lockheed Martin Corp. has been awarded a $828 million U.S. Army contract to produce guided rockets and associated equipm.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 7th, 2018

Firepower: Russian Troops Get New Kalashnikov Assault Rifles

As the United States Army marches towards .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 9th, 2018

The US Army wants its first robot combat vehicle ready in 3 years

US forces suffered heavy casualties in Iraq when supply convoys were routinely attacked with improvised explosive devices. The US Army hopes to prevent many of these casualties in t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 10th, 2018