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US Army to receive BAE Systems' Laser Target Locator Module
BAE Systems will provide U.S. Army soldiers with handheld laser target locators that will enable them to identify target locations while on foot, in daylight or at night, and in obscured-visibility conditions such as fog and smoke.
Congress drops plan to spend $550 million on new jets
U.S. House leaders have dropped plans to spend $550 million in the Air Force budget on passenger jets used by lawmakers and senior government officials, officials said on Monday.
Boeing Receives $1.15B Contract for 15 Canadian Chinooks, Announces Matching Reinvestment in Industry
The Boeing Company today announced that it has received a US$1.15 billion contract from the Canadian government for 15 new CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift helicopters. Under the contract, Boeing will match Canada's purchase price by executing contracts and investments of equal value with Canadian industry.
Boeing Press Release
MoD wants personnel to use Twitter
The MoD has published a guide telling military personnel to enjoy using social networking tools like Twitter and Facebook. Despite many organisations, including the US Marine Corps, getting more sensitive over their staff's use of social networking websites, the MoD has recognised the growing importance of social networking.