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 Saudi Arabia, UK Sign £6 Billion Typhoons Deal
Saudi-Arabia announced today the signature of an agreement for the purchase of 72 Eurofighter Typhoon fighters, to replace its aging Tornado air-defense fighters (Reuters).

 More Warthogs Convert for Precision Strike Capable A-10C

A-10C Precision Engagement (PE) Upgrades continue with 107 additional Warthogs, funded with a $48 million for 107 aircraft award released today to Lockheed Martin led "Prime Team". The first lot, including 72 kits was awarded in March 2005. The full $168 million program will cover 356 kits.

 

 Situational Assessment Portal for USJFCOM

U.S. Joint Forces Command (USJFCOM) is fielding a web portal-styled intelligence information analysis system enabling users to create and update situational analysis with imagery and intelligence gathered from a common operational picture (COP).

 USMC Replaces Aging HF Radios with Falcon II HFs

The US Marine Corps are replacing their legacy MRC-138s and GRC-193s high-frequency tactical radio systems with new AN/PRC-150(C) manpack and AN/VRC-104(V)3 vehicular systems to be supplied by Harris, under a $35 million contract. The new sets will modernize Marine Corps active duty and reserve components.

 FCS oriented Robotics Could Be Fielded As Early as 2008

Maturing Human-Robotics technologies could be fielded as early as 2008. Following a six-week experiment at Fort Knox, Ky., where Army Research Development and Engineering Command simulated how Future Combat Systems’ unmanned vehicles enhances Soldiers’ capabilities and performance.

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