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The 200-watt Adaptive Materials fuel cell and its fuel -- simple propane

AMI Delivers 20 Fuel Cells To TARDEC For Unmanned Vehicles

With the delivery of 15 field-ready fuel cells, Ultra Electronics AMI, formerly known as Adaptive Materials Inc., said Wednesday it had completed its $4.2 million multi-year contract with the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center to provide fuel cells for unmanned ground vehicles.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2012

Last US Military Convoy Departs Iraq

Last Missing U.S. Soldier Identified – Has Michigan Ties

Staff Sergeant Ahmed Kousay Altaie was an Army interpreter who was born in Iraq, but resided in the Ann Arbor area.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2012

The Abrams tank. Wikimedia Commons photo

General Dynamics Awarded $395 Million for Egyptian Abrams Tank Work

The U.S. TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded Sterling Heights-based General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $395 million contract for work under the Egyptian tank co-production program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

U.S. Army competitors organize their equipment during the Best Warrior Competition on Fort Lee, Va. (U.S Army photo by Spc. Bao Huynh)

Local Soldier Competes In U.S. Army’s ‘Best Warrior Competition’

A local soldier is in Virginia competing in an event to find the U.S. Army’s “best warrior.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/08/2011

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Ann Arbor Firm Gets Army Fuel Cell Contract

The AMI business unit of England’s Ultra Electronics said Thursday it had secured an $870,000 contract to provide 30 of its solid oxide fuel cells to the U.S. Army’s Rapid Equipping Force.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/29/2011

Toy trucks like this one, designed by a Michigan Technological University graduate, are doing important work for the Army in war zones.

Michigan Tech Grad’s Toy Truck Saving Lives In Afghanistan

A Michigan Technological University graduate with a brother in the Army has designed a toy truck to search roadsides and vehicles for improvised explosive devices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

Mich. Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

The Pentagon says a 25-year-old U.S. Army sergeant from Saginaw has been killed in fighting in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/01/2011

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Southfield Surgeon Provides Hands-On Support for Troops

For two weeks, vascular surgeon Kevin Nolan of Southfield volunteered to treat wounded American soldiers transported from Afghanistan and Iraq to the U.S. Army’s Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany.

02/22/2011

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Orion Firm Pulls Out Of Army Combat Vehicle Competition

Lake Orion-based Advanced Defense Vehicle Systems said Tuesday it had withdrawn as a competitor for the Army’s Ground Combat Vehicle Program.

01/18/2011

Adaptive Materials Gets $1M For Army Fuel Cell Research

Ann Arbor-based Adaptive Materials, a manufacturer of fuel cells powered by propane, has been awarded $1 million to conduct a manufacturing research project for the United States Army.  The focus of Adaptive Materials work will […]

11/09/2010

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