Defense Markets & Summary and Financial Reports

Armored vehicles
C4ISR & Net Centric
Combat Aircraft
Fire Support
Future Combat Systems
Homeland Security
Infantry Warfare
Logistics & Support
Naval Systems
Precision Strike
Protection & Survivability
Special Operations CT
Training & Simulation
Unmanned Systems
Defense Exhibitions

Related Links:

Past reports:


Read about the recent executive appointments at:

Defense Update - Job Seeker Toolkit

Find a Job



Job category:

Defense Markets Summary
NOvember 2007 (past reports)

StumbleUpon Toolbar Stumble It!


iRobot Tracks acknowledged as 'Trade Secret' in Court

The District Court for the District of Massachusetts granted in part a request for preliminary injunction in a lawsuit filed by iRobot against former employee Jameel Ahed and his company Robotic FX, Inc., prohibiting use of critical features incorporated in Roboticc FX's Negotiator robot. The court assessed that the manufacturing process of tracks used with iRobot PackBot robots qualify as 'trade secret'. The actual trial is set to begin within five months. iRobot filed a separate lawsuit against Robotic FX in Northern Alabama for the infringement of two patents. The raw between the two companies escalated last month, as Robotic recently won over a quarter billion US Army contract to supply thousands of xBot combat robots. Last month the Army withheld the contract pending reassessment of Robotic's situation.

BAE Systems Assembles Team for FRES Integration & Support

BAE Systems presented the industry team assembled to compete for the vehicle integration and support of the Utility Version of the Future Rapid Effect System (FRES). The BAE Systems' led team includes QinetiQ, Cranfield University, GE Aviation, SAIC, and SELEX Sensors & Airborne Systems.



Copyright 2007, Defense Update (Privacy Policy, Terms of Use)