Tag Archives: Marine Corps

Washington Post | Marines moving to bring women into some combat zones; some heading into infantry school

WASHINGTON — There may be some anxiety from male Marines as female officers work their way into infantry and other combat jobs that historically have been open only to men, Gen. James F. Amos, the Marine Corps commandant, said Tuesday. Amos said early steps to begin moving women into artillery, tank air defense and combat […]

defpro | U.S. Navy Awards $212.7 Million Ship-to-Shore Connector Contract

Contract for Textron to Provide for Design and Construction of Future SSC Vessel The U.S. Navy awarded July a $212,722,820 fixed-priced incentive-fee contract for the detail design and construction of a Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) test and training craft to Textron, Inc., New Orleans, La. The contract also includes options for up to eight additional craft […]

Aviation Week l Big Advances Seen For GMLRS

Even with the drawdown of U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, where combat conditions have placed a premium on both precision and volume of fire, the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) will evolve to meet new requirements. Lockheed Martin is considering various options to sustain production and introduce upgrades, building on U.S. Army and […]

Military & Aerospace l Harris Corp Receives $20 million to provide Radios for Army and Marine Corp MRAP Vehicles

Harris Corp Receives $20 million to provide Falcon III AN/PRC-117G Muliband Manpack Radios for US Army and US Marine Corp MRAP Vehicles Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received $20 million in orders from the U.S. Army’s Project Manager-MRAP via the GSA, FAS Assisted Acquisition Services (AAS, Region 2) to […]