Rapid Fire Morning 2011-06-13: Saab Export Efforts

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* A new report from Pike Research predicts that global military agencies’ spending on renewable energy technologies will continue to rise rapidly over the next two decades, growing from $1.8 billion per year in 2010 to $26.8 billion by 2030. Portable soldier power, land, air, sea vehicles and facilities operations will account for the majority of expenditure. * The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) plans to award QinetiQ a $40 million 5 year contract to develop and evaluate new ground-based missile-and air-defense systems architectures in the Architecture Characterization Program (A2CP). * The U.S. Air Force awards General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems a $7.8 million contract to develop an Open System Architecture (OSA) common back-end digital processor for its radio frequency (RF) electronic devices. The contract covers radars, SIGINT sensors, electronic-warfare and communication systems. * Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) will unveil the new Medium-weight Laser Guided Bomb (MLGB) at the upcoming Paris Air Show. The MLGB is a dual mode laser guided/GPS guided weapon optimized for light attack aircraft. * The BBC reports on Saab’s attempts to expand sales of its defense and service solutions to customers around the world. Key to the company’s strategy is the modification of […]

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