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 […]

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 […]

Refuelling workers at Montreal’s Trudeau and Mirabel airports reject contract

Workers who refuel aircraft flying out of Pierre-Elliott-Trudeau and Mirabel airports rejected a deal on Friday night that had been proposed by their union, opening the possibility of a strike in the coming days that could seriously hinder air travel in Montreal. Employees of Swissport Canada, voted 90 per cent against the deal, multiple reports […]

Fiat Chrysler’s UAW members ratify new four-year contract

The United Auto Workers (UAW) union said on Wednesday that rank-and-file members at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV have voted in favor of a new four-year labor contract with the automaker, helping the Italian-American firm avoid a strike as it works to merge with France’s Groupe PSA, Trend reports citing Reuters. Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and PSA, […]

Brexit Party targets immigration in election ‘contract’ – Channel 4 News

As Nigel Farage held his little blue book of policies aloft, he promised a “political revolution that puts ordinary people first”. His ‘Contract with the People’ says the Brexit Party will get what it calls a “clean break Brexit”. Other proposals include a cap of 50,000 on the number of immigrants allowed into the UK […]