Army M249 Failures Traced to NMC Trigger Assemblies. Allegedly.

“NMC strives to maintain its quality system through employee involvement and a commitment to quality and service.” So sayeth Northside Machine Company’s website. One of the parts maker’s ex-employees begs to differ. In court. “A former employee of an Indiana defense contractor [Andrew T. Pool] has filed a whistleblower lawsuit claiming the company ordered him to […]

Kopin Wins $27m Contract For TWS-11B Thermal Eyepiece

mae.pennnet.com reports that the U.S. Army has awarded a $27 million contract to Taunton Mass military contractor Kopin (“The Nanosemiconductor Company”) for their latest gen thermal eyepiece. In case you were wondering. Kopin’s TWS-IIB eyepiece is based on the company’s low-power CyberDisplay 640M LVR display designed to operate at temperatures as low as -40 degrees […]