Defence Industry

The amphibious testing of Patria AMV28A completed successfully

Patria AMV28A armoured wheeled vehicle completed successfully the swimming tests organised in the end of May in Finland. With a total weight of 28 tonnes the vehicle swam without difficulties, as expected. Patria AMV28A, where 28A stands for 28 tonnes GVW amphibious (sea-stage 3) vehicle, is the latest member of Patria AMV product family, introduced at IDEX 2017 event earlier this year.

In the swimming tests, two different Patria AMV28A vehicles were tested - one in test configuration with full amphibious weight of 28 tonnes and the other one equipped with Kongsberg PROTECTOR MCT-30 turret with some payload capacity available. Both vehicles had no difficulties completing the various amphibious tests at the Hanko area in southern Finland during rather strong wind conditions, constant wind speed being 10-13 m/s, in gusts more than 17 m/s.

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Defence Industry

Navistar Defense Awarded $18.8 Million To Provide Medium Tactical Vehicles For Iraq

The U.S. Army recently awarded Navistar Defense, LLC a foreign military sales contract valued at $18.8 million to provide 115 International® 7000-MV Medium Tactical Vehicles (MTV) to Iraq. 


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems Australia selects Victorian SMEs for $200 million of work on Land 400

BAE Systems Australia announced agreements with Victorian defence industry worth more than $200 million as part of its bid for LAND 400, the Australian Army’s largest land vehicle acquisition program.


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Future Technologies

BAE Systems Teams with QinetiQ to Pursue Electric Drive on Combat Vehicles

BAE Systems has signed a teaming agreement with QinetiQ to incorporate the latest technology for electric drive mobility systems on combat vehicles. This agreement combines BAE Systems’ capabilities as a vehicle designer, developer, manufacturer, and systems integrator with the electric drive expertise offered by QinetiQ, a leading UK science and engineering company operating primarily in the defense, security, and aerospace markets.


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Exhibitions

Mobile, versatile, agile: the LYNX family of next-generation combat vehicles

From 31 May to 2 June 2017, Rheinmetall is showcasing its new family of LYNX combat vehicles at the IDET 2017 defence and security technology fair in Brno in the Czech Republic. Highly protected yet extremely agile, these tracked armoured fighting vehicles are destined to dominate the modern battlefield, with a versatile array of capabilities ranging from peace enforcement operations to high-intensity combat.


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Contracts

The 8x8 CAESAR® artillery system has been selected by Denmark to equip the Danish land forces

Versailles -- Nexter, the leading French land defense systems manufacturer has been awarded a contract by the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) for the supply of 15 (plus 6 as an option) 8x8 CAESAR® artillery systems to the Danish Army.


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Defence Industry

General Dynamics European Land Systems handover the first PIRANHA Wheeled Armoured Vehicle to Denmark

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Defence Industry

Elbit Systems Presents SPEAR MK2 – Latest Version of the Fully Autonomous Mortar System for Lightweight Combat Vehicles

Elbit Systems will present its latest version of the Spear mortar system – Spear MK2 – at the International Land Warfare and Logistics Conference in Latrun, Israel (May 16-18).


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L&T Wins Largest Private Sector Defence Order for Artillery Guns

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Defence Industry

Oshkosh Defense Delivers Proposal For FMTV A2 Production

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FNSS Showcases the Future of Land Platforms at IDEF 2017

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Defence Industry

Supacat wins Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth

Supacat has won the Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth. The Queen’s Enterprise Awards are the UK’s most prestigious business awards and announced on HM The Queen’s birthday. Supacat is an innovative engineering and design company, providing products and services globally, including specialist off-road wheeled and tracked vehicles.


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Exhibitions

Otokar showcases 15 vehicles at IDEF 2017

Land defence systems house of Turkey, Otokar, a Koç Group company, is showcasing its own designed and manufactured, world renowned military vehicles and turret systems on 9-12 May 2017 at the 13th IDEF International Defence Industry Exhibition. At the 4-day exhibition, organized under the aegis of the Turkish Presidency and hosted by the Turkish Ministry of Defence, Otokar is exhibiting 15 armoured vehicles and its own designed turret systems.


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Defence Industry

General Dynamics European Land Systems demonstrates the PIRANHA 8X8 Wheeled Armoured Vehicle to the Bulgarian Army

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Defence Industry

NIOA joins Rheinmetall Defence Land 400 Team

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