Moog Pride Swells As USS Little Rock is Commissioned
"To have this event here means so much to us. We actually get to see our work," says Maureen Athoe, President of Moog's Space & Defense Group. "It's a very big deal, especially for our employees who work on this stuff, work on the hardware, but they never get to see it in person, they never get to see where it goes. You usually don't get to see it on a sub, you don't get to see it on a missile. You get to see it on that ship this weekend," she says.
AUSA 2017: Leonardo leads the fight against UAS threat
Under an urgent requirement for the US Army Leonardo DRS has been awarded a $42 million contract for a counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS). The C-UAS will comprise of two MRAP all-terrain vehicles, a Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform (RIwP) turret from Moog and a mast-mounted Surveillance and Battlefield Reconnaissance Equipment (SABRE) EO/IR sensor from DRS.
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As threats evolve across the world, the U.S. Army must keep pace with its adversaries’ modernization efforts. Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center and Deputy Commanding General, Futures, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, has led the charge to enhance the lethality of the Army’s Brigade Combat Teams (BCT).
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Leonardo DRS, which is the lead systems integrator, will work with its teammate, Moog Inc., and various other subcontractors develop the C-UAS capability. The system will include Moog’s Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform (RIwP) turret.
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Moog & Leonardo DRS win contract to develop counter-drone capability for U.S. Army
Leonardo DRS has received a contract from the U.S. Army to develop a counter-unmanned aerial system (C-UAS) capability to protect soldiers from enemy drones, the company announced in a statement today. The contract is under an urgent operational need and worth up to $16 million. Leonardo DRS will act as the lead systems integrator and work with Moog Inc. and additional industry partners, the statement read.
Moog Completes First Project Under USAF’s Booster Propulsion Maturation Program
The first of ten contracts awarded under the Booster Propulsion Technology Maturation Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) was recently completed. Moog Inc. successfully completed a “Non-Destructive Evaluation, Standards, and Testing” project, March 13. The company met all program objectives and completed all deliverables on time and on budget during the 15-month period of performance.
U.S. Army to Evaluate Counter-Drone Gun System
Aware of the growing threat of bomb-laden mini drones that recently emerged in Iraq and Syria, the US Army is rushing to field countermeasures and kinetic effects designed specifically to defeat drones.To integrate soft kill capabilities DRS is employing jammers provided by SRC on combat platforms which will soon deploy in support of an urgent operational need. A hard kill system based on remotely operated weapon station employs the Moog Reconfigurable Integrated-weapons Platform (RIwP).
Oshkosh Defense Displays Next Generation Vehicles Equipped for the Modern Battlefield at IDEX 2017
Oshkosh Defense, LLC will showcase its MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) and Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle (L-ATV), the U.S. military’s JLTV solution, at the IDEX Conference 2017. The vehicles will be on display at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, in Abu Dhabi from February 19-23, 2017.