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Logos Technologies gets DARPA contract for SilentHawk motorcycle

Logos Technologies gets DARPA contract for SilentHawk motorcycle

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Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Logos Technologies is receiving a second Phase 2 contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for the development of the SilentHawk hybrid electric motorcycle.The motorcycle combines a RedShift MX racing bike produced by Alta Motors with a front-wheel drive system and range extender developed by Logos. It is designed to produce minimum engine noise for use by soldiers behind enemy lines."In 'silent' mode, when the range-extension genset is off, SilentHawk is about as loud as a normal office conversation," said Dale Turner, SilentHawk program manager."When the rider is out of harm's way, and the range-extension system is engaged to charge the motorcycle's propulsion battery and to provide auxiliary power for equipment, it's still only as loud a vacuum cleane...
U.S. Navy awards Northrop Grumman contract for counter-IED tool

U.S. Navy awards Northrop Grumman contract for counter-IED tool

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Sept. 13 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy awarded Northrop Grumman a contract for the full-rate production of software-programmable jammers for protection from improvised explosive devices, known as JCREW.The contract carries a value of $ 57.7 million and if all contract options are exercised, the value of the award would rise to $ 505 million, Northrop Grumman said in a news release Tuesday."JCREW is a crucial capability that's urgently needed in the field to protect our warfighters," Jeannie Hilger, vice president for communications business at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, said in a statement. "The system developed by Northrop Grumman is exceedingly effective at defeating the innumerable immediate IED threats and designed for rapid updating to defeat new threats."The open architecture design ...
Transfer news: Birmingham City signed former Blackburn Rovers captain Jason Lowe on one-year contract

Transfer news: Birmingham City signed former Blackburn Rovers captain Jason Lowe on one-year contract

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Jason Lowe left Blackburn following their relegation to League OneThursday, August 31, 2017Birmingham have signed midfielder Jason Lowe following his recent release by Blackburn.Free agent Lowe, 25, has put pen to paper on a 12-month deal and is Blues' 11th summer signing."Blues have completed the signing of Jason Lowe on a one-year contract," Birmingham announced on their official website.The former Blackburn skipper left Ewood Park at the end of last season following their relegation from the Sky Bet Championship.He progressed through Blackburn's academy and after making his first-team debut in 2011 went on to make a total of 196 appearances for the club. He has also had a loan spell at Oldham.Birmingham, who confirmed Lowe had a recent trial with Premier League side West Brom, are curre...
Patriot Shipping receives contract to lift USS Fitzgerald back to the U.S.

Patriot Shipping receives contract to lift USS Fitzgerald back to the U.S.

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Aug. 25 (UPI) -- The Navy's Military Sealift Command announced Friday that it has awarded a $ 3.1 million contract to Patriot Shipping for the heavy-lift transfer of the USS Fitzgerald back to the United States.The Fitzgerald will be moved from the naval base at Yokosuka, Japan, to the Huntington Ingalls shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss., where it will be repaired and refurbished. The transfer is slated to be completed by November.The USS Fitzgerald was involved in a collision with a Philippine-flagged commercial cargo ship on June 17 that killed seven U.S. sailors and inflicted severe damage to the starboard side of the ship.Retired Vice Adm. Peter Daly, CEO of the U.S Naval Institute told UPI that lifting and transporting a 7,000 ton destroyer is an extensive effort which the Navy relies on ...
Chelsea FC news: Antonio Conte signs new two-year contract, and this is what fans think

Chelsea FC news: Antonio Conte signs new two-year contract, and this is what fans think

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Antonio Conte has signed a new two-year deal with ChelseaTuesday, July 18, 2017Antonio Conte has agreed a new two-year deal with Chelsea having guided the west London club to the Premier League title last season.The Italian has put pen to paper on improved terms, though it is believed the deal is NOT an extension; he signed a three-year contact last summer, and this new two-year deal is still set to expire in the summer of 2019.It is hard to deny Conte deserves an improved deal, given Chelsea's excellence in 2016/17, and fans are hoping the Blues emulate their impressive form this coming campaign.The overall reaction to Conte signing his new contract has been positive, though there are some doubts as to why he has not been offered an extension to his exisiting terms.talkSPORT have collecte...