Raytheon [RTN] April 2 said it integrated existing sensor-to-missile technologies during a recent exercise at Camp Blanding, Fla., offering warfighters remote, safer options. Raytheon Missile Systems engineers successfully connected two dismounted, remotely operated sensors to a soldier’s laptop ...

Raytheon [RTN] and Finmeccanica’s DRS Technologies April 1 said they have entered a teaming agreement for the Army’s 3rd Generation Improved Forward Looking Infrared program (3rd Gen IFLIR) B-Kit. “The companies will provide an IFLIR system to provide the military with a significant ...

As the Army confronts a new world of increasing missions and operations with fewer soldiers and less money, the Under Secretary of the Army sees three challenges for leadership: material, managerial and metaphysical. Over the past few years the ground force has seen about a $30 billion cut to the ...

Northrop Grumman [NOC] March 31 said its subsidiary Remotec Inc. and AirRobot US have entered into a distribution agreement for AirRobot’s line of small-unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Under the agreement, Remotec is the sole reseller of these products to the first responder and law enforcement ...

Proposals are due May 18 for the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase of the Marines’ top ground modernization priority, the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV). The wheeled ACV 1.1 would replace tracked amphibious assault vehicles, some of which are 40 years old. The program builds ...