U.S. Army awards new contract to FLIR for NBCRV program

U.S. defence company FLIR Systems announced on 16 October that it has been awarded a $26 million contract modification in support of the Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle Sensor Suite Upgrade (NBCRV SSU) program for the U.S. Army.  The Other Transaction Authority (OTA) agreement was awarded through the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear […]

South Korean Army awards contract to Hyundai Rotem for additional armored vehicles

The industry giant Hyundai Rotem has announced that it had a new contract for supply additional armored personnel carriers to the Republic of Korea Army. The details were given in a 29 September media release, to announce that Hyundai Rotem has signed a contract worth 407.7 billion won ($348.4 million) with the Defense Acquisition Program […]

PEO Aviation announces Future Long Range Assault Aircraft awards – Defence Blog

Program Executive Office, Aviation announces the Project Agreement holders for the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction (CD&RR). The Army’s PEO Aviation, working with Army Contracting Command, Redstone recently awarded the FLRAA CD&RR project agreements under the Aviation and Missile Technology Consortium Other Transaction Authority (OTA) to Bell Textron Incorporated, […]

NASA awards contract to Airbus for three H135 helicopters – Defence Blog

The U.S. agency will use the aircraft for security during rocket launches, emergency medical services and qualified personnel transport. Anaheim, 28 January 2020 – The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has placed an order for three H135 helicopters, marking the first-ever partnership between the U.S. space program and Airbus Helicopters. The order was announced today at […]

Alicia Keys pays emotional tribute to Kobe Bryant as she kicks off Grammy Awards hosting gig

 Best Traditional Blues Album: Kingfish — Christone “Kingfish” Ingram Tall, Dark & Handsome — Delbert McClinton & Self-made Men – WINNER Sitting On Top Of The Blues — Bobby Rush Baby, Please Come Home — Jimmie Vaughan Spectacular Class — Jontavious Willis   Best Contemporary Blues Album: This Land — Gary Clark Jr. – WINNER […]

What a rise in LGBTQ content may mean for awards acclaim

The LGBTQ community has made major strides on TV screens across the United States. Subjects that were once considered taboo even just a few years ago, including two same-sex people embracing on-screen, now dominate small-screen storylines. Behind the scenes, writers, producers and directors who identify as LGBTQ are also taking the reins of series, often […]

The main winners from the American Music Awards

Billie Eilish was among the winners at the American Music Awards (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) The main winners from the American Music Awards Independent.ie Taylor Swift was the big winner at the American Music Awards (AMAs), being named both artist of the year and decade. https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/the-main-winners-from-the-american-music-awards-38722895.html https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/music/article38722894.ece/63292/AUTOCROP/h342/ipanews_a11be383-6e65-488f-8a56-3a470831622a_1 Email Taylor Swift was the big winner at the American […]

2019 American Music Awards tops this week’s TV must-sees

1. American Music AwardsLive SpecialCiara hosts this year’s awards show live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, where Kesha, Shania Twain, Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Lizzo and Taylor Swift are all slated to perform. The Jonas Brothers, who haven’t played the AMAs since 2007, also hit the stage.When: Sunday on ABC 2. Garth Brooks: […]