Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Army’

Army awards contract modification for more Lakota helicopters

COLUMBUS — The Army has awarded $22.8-million contract modification to EADS North America for the purchase additional UH-72A Lakota helicopters produced in Mississippi, according to U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), vice chairman of the Senate Defense Appropriations Subcommittee. Work on the new aircraft will be performed at the EADS North America facility in Columbus with […] [...]

Defense awards $3M contract to Camgian Microsystems

STARKVILLE — Camgian Microsystems Corporation has received a $3-million contract award from the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) as part of its Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF) program. The award, the company’s second RIF program award, will fund advancements to Camgian’s low-power, networked sensor technologies and support integration with the Army’s Standard Ground Station (SGS) and […] [...]

Golden lands contract to make insect-repelling coats for Army

GOLDEN — A Tishomingo County company has won a $36.5-million one-year contract to make insect-repelling combat uniform coats for the Army. The Pentagon said in a news release that Golden Manufacturing Co. Inc. will make the coats in Golden. The Army has four one-year options after the initial year. [...]

Alumni recognizing Vaughn

Rayford “Ray” Vaughn of Starkville, a senior Mississippi State University administrator, is being honored by the Kansas State University Alumni Association for professional achievements and distinguished service. Vaughn, the university’s associate vice president for research, has been named a 2012 Alumni Fellow at the Manhattan land-grant institution where he earned master’s and doctoral degrees. Among […] [...]

MSU-Army partnership to expand

STARKVILLE — Officials at Mississippi State University’s (MSU) Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems (CAVS) are anticipating the expansion of a $75-million partnership with the U.S. Army to improve the battlefield effectiveness of ground vehicles. The five-year Simulation-Based Reliability and Safety program addresses 19 different issues related to ground vehicles’ performance and safety.  Ultimately, the project […] [...]

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