Even the most avid cyclist knows the dread of waking up in the morning in the searing heat, realising you've got an hour bike ride ahead of you to get into work, and then finding out when you arrive that the office shower is out of order.
The US Army has awarded $56m to the team of Raytheon Company and DRS Technologies to develop and manufacture the 3rd Generation upgrade to existing infrared night vision goggles that will allow ground troops to discriminate between friend or foe at twice the distance of current systems.
The Boeing Company has received approval from the US Defense Department to sell up to nine of its P-8A Poseidon military surveillance jets to the UK in a proposed deal worth up to $3.2bn for the US-headquartered multinational manufacturer.
Triumph Actuation Systems-UK & IOM, a subsidiary of US-based Triumph Group, has entered into a long term agreement with Airbus S.A.S. to continue manufacturing its landing gear actuation systems for the A320ceo and A320neo platforms.