TITLE

Business

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Armada International;Feb2009, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This section offers military defense news briefs. Navistar Defense has been awarded a contract to provide the Canadian Department of National Defence with up to 1300 military commercial off-the-shelf (Milcots) vehicles. General Atomics received a contract from Darpa to develop an algae-derived version of JP-8 jet fuel for the U.S. Department of Defense. BAE systems was awarded a contract to develop the Archer artillery system for the Swedish and Norwegian armed forces.
ACCESSION #
36500680

 

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