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Sep 11, 2014, 10:00 ET

DRS Technologies to Provide Ship Self-Defense Hardware for U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers and Amphibious Ships

 DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company access to a $31.8 million...

Sep 02, 2014, 12:05 ET

DRS Technologies Successfully Completes Design Phase of the Target Location Designation System

 DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has successfully completed the Army's Critical Design Review (CDR) for...

Aug 06, 2014, 10:43 ET

DRS Technologies Awarded $175 Million Contract For Halvorsen Aircraft Loader/Transporter Overhaul Program For U.S. Air Force

DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it will provide logistics support to the U.S. Air Force's Halvorsen 25K...

Jul 29, 2014, 16:17 ET

DRS Named a Top Employer by Leading Analysis Firm

DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that the Top Employers Institute, a leading global business-analysis organization, has...

Jul 29, 2014, 16:08 ET

DRS Technologies Awards Students Top Honors For Innovation In Third Annual Thermal Imaging Competition

 DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced the winners of its third annual Student Infrared Imaging Competition, a contest that...

May 01, 2014, 11:30 ET

DRS Technologies Awarded IDIQ Contract to Deliver Communications and Transmission Services to U.S. Army

 DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced that its Aviation, Communications and Homeland Security (ACHS) business group will be...

Apr 30, 2014, 11:26 ET
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DRS Technologies Appoints Sally Wallace as President of Company's C4ISR Business Group

Finmeccanica North America and DRS Technologies CEO William J. Lynn has announced the appointment of Sally A. Wallace as President of the company's...

Apr 07, 2014, 07:30 ET

DRS Technologies to Supply Energy Storage Modules for U.S. Navy DDG-51 Ships Under Contract Award

  DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today it will be providing electric power support for the U.S. Navy's DDG 51...

Mar 27, 2014, 15:29 ET

DRS Technologies Awarded $390 Million Contract For Tunner Aircraft Loader/Transporter Overhaul Program

 DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it will continue to provide payload logistics support to U.S. Air Force...

Mar 25, 2014, 09:30 ET

DRS Technologies to Provide Communications Support to Royal Australian Navy Frigates

 DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Canadian subsidiary will be providing communications systems in support...

Mar 21, 2014, 17:24 ET

DRS Technologies Announces Sale Of New Efficient Permanent Magnet Motors For Oil And Gas Drilling Industry

 DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced today the sale of its first PR Series 1600 HP permanent magnet motors.  The sale was...

Mar 19, 2014, 11:52 ET

DRS Technologies Awarded Contract To Supply Its Hybrid Electric Drive System To Korean Navy's New Class Of Frigates

DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today a contract award to design and produce a Hybrid Electric Drive (HED) propulsion...

Feb 17, 2014, 12:34 ET
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DRS Wins Supplier Excellence Award from Northrop Grumman

DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, was among 24 suppliers selected from more than 5,000 to win an award for excellence from the...

Dec 03, 2013, 11:31 ET

DRS Technologies Wins Contract to Continue its Support for Arleigh Burke-Class Guided Missile Destroyers Modernization Program

 DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Laurel Technologies business unit in Johnstown, PA., has been awarded an...

Dec 02, 2013, 11:43 ET

Thai Defense Company Chaiseri and DRS Technologies Team for Integration Project on Chaiseri's New 4x4 Multi-Role Armored Vehicle

 DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced that its Network and Imaging Systems group and Thailand's Chaiseri Metal & Rubber Co...

Dec 02, 2013, 10:56 ET

DRS Technologies Wins Additional Military/Veteran Friendly Employment Honors

 DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has earned a 2014 Military Friendly Employer title by Victory Media,...

Nov 21, 2013, 12:37 ET

AAC Demonstrates Advanced Mine Hunting Capability to Address USN Priority Mine Warfare Needs

Advanced Acoustic Concepts (AAC), a joint venture between DRS Technologies and Thales, successfully demonstrated advanced mine-hunting capabilities...

Nov 21, 2013, 12:34 ET

U.S. Army to Test DRS Technologies' On-Board Vehicle Power System for Consistent Equipment Power on the Battlefield

 DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its On-Board Vehicle Power system, a high-powered DRS/Allison...

Oct 21, 2013, 09:54 ET

DRS Technologies Announces Success In Live Fire Tests Of Active Protection System

DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company announced today that, in cooperation with General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS), it has successfully...

Sep 03, 2013, 11:02 ET

DRS Technologies Awarded U.S. Army Contract for Next-Generation Family of Network Computing Systems

 DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that its Network and Imaging Systems group has been awarded a competitively...