Rapid Fire 2011-03-29: XM25 Grenade Gun
- Want to buy an aircraft carrier? Have we got a deal for you. HMS Ark Royal is up for sale on the Internet.
- Israel Defense Forces deploy first Iron Dome rocket/artillery defense system along the Gaza border.
- Demand for new technologies is predicted to fuel growth in the global defense communications market, according to Frost & Sullivan.
- ATK receives $65.8 million engineering and manufacturing development contract for the US Army’s XM25 auto-ranging grenade gun.
- Lockheed Martin gets contract worth up to $57 million to provide training and technical support for US Coast Guard aviation instruction.
- Israel’s Elbit Systems snags $9.6 million USMC contract to provide the Joint Terminal Attack Controller Laser Target Designator [PDF].