Defence Industry

EOS launches new ultra light R150

Electro Optic Systems (EOS) today launched the latest product in its family of highly successful remote weapons systems. The R150 is a stabilised, lightweight platform for remotely mounting weapon systems on protected vehicles. It follows in the footsteps of its larger sibling, the R400. Designed to be half the weight, the R150 has exactly the same performance characteristics as the R400 when fitted with weapons up to and including the 12.7mm machine gun.

Developed as part of a Commonwealth Priority Industry Capability Innovation Proposal to develop the next generation of sovereign remote weapon systems, the R150 has now finalised testing and is due to enter production by the end of 2018.

The stabilised lightweight remote weapon system that can be fitted with a heavy machine gun, something that no other remote weapon system in its weight class can do.

It uses exactly the same control group and electronics and is plug and play. A ...

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Australia Orders 211 Boxer Wheeled Armoured Vehicles

Australia has awarded Rheinmetall an order for 211 Boxer wheeled armoured vehicles worth a total of ˆ2.1 billion (AUD3.3 billion).


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Cobra-1600 EOD UGV for the first time entered service brigade of the Russian army

Remote controlled Cobra-1600 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unmanned Ground Vehicle (EOD UGV), for the first time entered service brigade of the Russian army.


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Otokar Receives $28.9 Million Contract for its Armored Vehicles

Otokar, leading supplier of the Turkish Military and Security Forces for wheeled tactical vehicles, was awarded 28.9 million USD contract for its tactical wheeled armored vehicles. The delivery of the vehicles will be completed in the first quarter of 2019. The contract also includes spare parts and training services.


31.07.2018 Visits - 2231
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General Dynamics Receives Delivery Order to Upgrade 100 Abrams Main Battle Tanks

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. -- The U.S. Army has signed a delivery order for General Dynamics Land Systems to upgrade 100 more M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks to the state-of-the-art M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 (SEPv3) configuration.


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HORIBA MIRA to Continue to Develop Cutting Edge Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technologies

HORIBA MIRA – a world leader in unmanned and autonomous systems design, has been awarded a £700,000 cross-government collaborative programme contract for the second phase of the Autonomous Last Mile Resupply (ALMRS).


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Defence Industry

Leonardo DRS Battle Management Hardware Successfully Supports Australian Tanks During Combat Exercise

ARLINGTON, VA -- Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that its next-generation ruggedized battle management hardware successfully supported Australian Armored Cavalry Regiment M1A1SA tanks during the recent Exercise Hamel. The hardware provides the Army’s armored cavalry units improved connectivity within the Australian Defence Force as well as increased U.S., Joint, and Coalition battle management system interoperability in the field.


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Iveco-Oto Melara Consortium (CIO) Signs Contract With The Italian Ministry Of Defence For 10 Centauro II Armoured Vehicles

The Iveco-Oto Melara Consortium (CIO), which is 50% owned by Leonardo, signed a contract worth 159 million Euros with the Italian Ministry of Defence for the acquisition of the first 10 new Centauro II armored vehicles. The signing ceremony took place at Palazzo Guidoni, the headquarters of the Italian Secretariat General of Defence and of the National Armaments Directorate. It was attended by the Secretary General of Defence and National Armaments Director, Aerial Squadron Marshall Carlo Magrassi, the Italian Army Chief of Staff, General Salvatore Farina, and the Director of the Land Armaments, Lieutenant General Francesco Castrataro.


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DALO Contracts Systematic To Enhance Artillery System Combat Effectiveness

Systematic has been contracted by the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) to deliver a new fire support capability for the Danish Army’s latest artillery systems.


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The Indonesian PT Pindad medium tank tested by mine explosion

On July 12, 2018, the Indonesian company PT Pindad jointly with the Turkish company FNSS conducted a mine explosion test of the prototype of the medium tank.


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France-based SD4E introduced the sniper robot

Developed on an unmanned ground vehicle, the robot, called Snibot, can shoot with high precision to its targets.


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Bradley Driving… In Stereo

A U.S. Army TARDEC engineer explains the operation of the forward-facing camera package that enables depth perception during closed-hatch driving. TARDEC, with Honeywell Aerospace and DARPA, are demonstrating a proof-of-concept for closed-hatch driving using high-resolution stereo vision at Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan, June 12, 2018.


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The Nerehta Combat Unmanned Ground Vehicle is ready to be adopted by the Russian army

Multifunctional Nerekhta CUGV (Combat Unmanned Ground Vehicle) has completed a full range of tests and is ready to be adopted by the Russian army. The family of Nerekhta CUGV can greatly enhance the combat capabilities of military units and reduce personnel losses.


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U.S. Army Places $484 Million Order For 1,574 oint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed a $484 million order for 1,574 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and associated installed and packaged kits.


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General Dynamics Receives Contract to Upgrade U.S. Army Strykers to A1 Configuration

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. -- The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $258 million contract modification to upgrade 116 Stryker flat-bottom vehicles to the Stryker A1 configuration.


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