Tägliche Archive: 14. Juli 2010

EU – Industry Best Management Practices Version 3, a real step forward in self-protection for Merchant Ships

Best Management Practices 3 (BMP3) is now available for the public in booklets and on www.mschoa.org. It represents a real step change; the booklet will significantly encourage wider adoption of self protection measures by ships transiting the High Risk Areas and ultimately help reduce the number of pirated ships off […]


USA – Airdrops Break Records in Afghanistan

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill., July 13, 2010 – When your unit is surrounded by an enemy hitting you with small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades, and mortar rounds are screaming in and you’re running low on food, ammo and everything else, you can’t exactly send someone to Wal-Mart for supplies.

Northrop Grumman Awarded U.S. Air Force Mission Planning Enterprise Contract II

SAN PEDRO, Calif. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has received an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) award from the U.S. Air Force to provide mission planning software systems and tools so that warfighters can quickly and effectively plan missions and transfer required data to aircraft avionics.

Boeing Submits NewGen Tanker Proposal to US Air Force

ST. LOUIS — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today submitted a proposal to the U.S. Air Force to provide the service with a next-generation aerial refueling tanker aircraft. Based on Boeing’s 767 commercial airplane, the NewGen Tanker would replace 179 of the 400 Eisenhower-era KC-135 aircraft currently in the Air […]

USA – US Military contracts for FY10

NAVY ITT Electronic Systems, Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems, Clifton, N.J., is being awarded a $42,498,896 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for technology maturation efforts in support of the next-generation jammer, which will replace the ALQ-99 tactical jamming system.