Rapid Fire: 2010-03-26Mar 25, 2010 20:57 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
- The Apple of the Army’s eye: Service looks at i-prefixed devices for military application. Army release | Mac Observer | Ubergizmo | Ars Technica | Touch Reviews
- MQ-9 UAV to patrol Texas borders. Meanwhile, US Army AMCOM delays and slow US equipment delivery is endangering Merida Initiative efforts in Mexico.
- Solutions appearing to the challenges of machining next-generation alloys and materials like titanium, Inconel, Hastelloy, and Waspalloy alloys and composites.
- Cowabunga, Dude!: Marine Corps Base Hawaii uses sun and waves to generate electricity.
- Raytheon ups dividend by 21%, plans $2 billion in share repurchases.
- USAF looking for companies to develop a high capacity SATCOM link for RQ-4 Global Hawk UAV.
- USAF cracking down on Blackberries, Windows Mobile devices.
- German helicopter test uses Galileo GPS signals for navigation.
- $250 million US Army Joint Fires training contract to Potawatomi Training-led team that includes Northrop Grumman.
- A-10 at Eglin AFB, FL becomes first USAF aircraft powered solely with a biomass-derived jet fuel blend.
- General Dynamics IT snags $22 million SeaPort-e order to support new US Navy Air and Missile Defense Command in Dahlgren, VA.
- Lockheed Martin, ATK team to offer small payload launch services aboard 2nd generation Athena rockets.
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