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Feb 11, 2015, 09:45 ET Japan's Weather Prediction Outlook Looking Bright with DRS Technologies' Sensors Inside Next-Generation Weather Satellites

DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it provided multiple sensors on two of the latest Japan Meteorological...


Jan 22, 2015, 10:32 ET DRS Technologies to Upgrade Navy Electronic Warfare E/A-18 Mission for U.S. and Australia with New Joint Tactical Terminal-Receiver System

 DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has been awarded access to an...


Jan 21, 2015, 13:51 ET DRS Technologies' Groundbreaking Laser Designating Gimbal Completes First Flight Test

 DRS Technologies Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it successfully performed the first airborne demonstration of its...


Dec 02, 2014, 17:04 ET DRS Technologies and Lithiumstart Partner to Pursue Military and Commercial Energy Storage Applications

 DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica Company, has expanded its role in the military and commercial energy storage business. DRS Power and Control...


Sep 25, 2014, 09:31 ET DRS Technologies Appoints Jim Scott as President of the Company's Aviation, Communication and Homeland Security Business Group

Finmeccanica North America and DRS Technologies CEO William J. Lynn has announced the appointment of Jim Scott as president of the company's...


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 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...


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...


Feb 17, 2014, 12:34 ET 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...


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...


Jun 26, 2013, 15:10 ET DRS Technologies Receives Three Top Defense Security Service Awards for Outstanding Industrial Security

 DRS Technologies, a Finmeccanica company, has been awarded the James S. Cogswell Award for Outstanding Industrial Security...


Jun 11, 2013, 15:49 ET DRS Technologies' Student Infrared Imaging competition officially underway with new viral video category

 DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced that its 2013 Student Infrared Imaging Competition is officially underway....


May 15, 2013, 15:07 ET DRS Technologies Awarded Coast Guard Contract to Continue C-130 Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul in Elizabeth City, NC

 DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today it has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to continue its...


May 15, 2013, 09:40 ET DRS Technologies Receives First Certification to Operate Mobile X-Band Communications Terminals over Wideband Global SATCOM

 DRS Technologies, Inc., a Finmeccanica Company, announced today that it has received certification for its mobile X46-V Communications...


Apr 29, 2013, 11:05 ET DRS Technologies Receives Defense Security Service Award for Counterintelligence

DRS Technologies has received the highest U.S. honor for protecting classified information and technology through a culture of compliance with...


Apr 26, 2013, 14:28 ET DRS Technologies Appoints Cortese Executive Vice President of Washington Operations

DRS Technologies CEO William J. Lynn has announced the appointment of Steven J. Cortese, an experienced executive with an extensive career in...