Robots

Weaponized UGVs are Aiming at the Battlefield

Milrem, the Estonian defence solutions provider and ST Kinetics, one of Asia’s leading land systems companies, came one step closer to helping support or replace soldiers on the battlefield with robots in November when they successfully tested the first weaponized fully modular unmanned ground vehicle, the THeMIS ADDER.

With the aim to minimize human casualties and support existing ground troops, the two companies have been jointly developing a weaponized unmanned vehicle for some time now. During November however, with the cooperation and supervision of the Estonian Defence Forces first live fire test of the vehicle were conducted.

“The tests were intended to test the stability of our platform and see how the remote weapon station and vehicle communicate and work with each other,” explained Kuldar V& ...

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02.12.2016 Visits - 1353
Contracts

Rheinmetall to supply international customer with HX81 tractor-trailers

An international customer has awarded Rheinmetall a major contract for military trucks. The order encompasses 110 logistic vehicles worth a total of ˆ134 million, earmarked for delivery between January 2018 and February 2019. Additional vehicle orders are envisaged. The contract includes comprehensive service and logistical support for a period of five years.


25.11.2016 Visits - 1826
Exhibitions

Tata Motors signs MOU with Indonesia’s PT Pindad

Tata Motors, India’s largest automobile manufacturer and PT Pindad, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation, to effectively explore market potential of Tata Armoured Vehicles in Indonesia and other agreed regions of ASEAN. The MoU further includes a study to check the feasibility of locally assembling Tata Armoured Vehicles at PT Pindad’s facility, in Bandung in West Java province of Indonesia.


20.11.2016 Visits - 1846
Defence Industry

LEGUAN – Bridge-layer for the German Bundeswehr

Munich/Koblenz -- The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw) and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) have signed an agreement on the procurement of seven Leguan bridge laying systems on the Leopard 2 chassis in Koblenz on 27.10.2016.


31.10.2016 Visits - 3333
Defence Industry

BAE Systems to Provide Battle Management Systems to Danish CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles

The CV90 is a family of tracked combat vehicles designed and built by BAE Systems Hägglunds, with more than 4.5 million engineering hours contributing to the development and system integration of the advanced and modern IFV.


25.10.2016 Visits - 3401
Defence Industry

Jenoptik to supply equipment with a value of 22 million euros to Poland for military land vehicles

The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems division will deliver 126 electrical turret and weapon stabilization systems for the Leopard 2 tank.


21.10.2016 Visits - 3185
Exhibitions

BAE Systems debuting next generation Bradley prototype

BAE Systems’ Next Generation Bradley Fighting Vehicle demonstrator is debuting today at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) annual meeting in Washington, D.C.


06.10.2016 Visits - 3934
Contracts

Contract for Bradley Fighting Vehicle Gunner's Hand Station

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced today that it received a $7.3 million contract to supply the Bradley Fighting Vehicle Gunner's Hand Station to the United States Army. The Defense Logistics Agency sole-source contract will be performed during a two-year period with work being completed in Fort Worth, Texas.


06.10.2016 Visits - 3238
Exhibitions

AM General Displays Innovative Vehicle Solution Offerings Tailored For Fleet Readiness at AUSA 2016

AM General, the worldwide leader in design, manufacture and support of light tactical military vehicles, will display a wide range of products, technologies and services to support Light Tactical Vehicle fleet readiness and evolving expeditionary force missions at the Annual Meeting and Exposition of the Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) Oct. 3-5, 2016 — Booth 6929/ Upper Level/ Hall D, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.


05.10.2016 Visits - 2978
Defence Industry

AM General Highlights Light Tactical Vehicle Readiness Initiatives at 2016 Modern Day Marine Exhibition

AM General representatives will be on hand to discuss the company’s proven, affordable and innovative approaches to sustaining the rapidly aging U.S. military vehicle fleets at the 2016 Modern Day Marine Expo, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va., Sept. 27-29, 2016, Hall B, booth 2015.


01.10.2016 Visits - 2963
Defence Industry

AT Communication is pleased to announce the expansion of its Tactical range of transceivers with the launch of the Sentry-H™ High Frequency (HF) SDR radio

AT Communication is pleased to announce the expansion of its Tactical range of transceivers with the launch of the Sentry-H™ High Frequency (HF) SDR radio. The Sentry-H™ is built using the field proven Envoy HF SDR architecture. The Sentry-H™ gives operators a secure high-powered software defined radio designed specifically with rugged mil-spec environmental conditions at a competitive price point.


22.09.2016 Visits - 3595
Defence Industry

GD Showcases AJAX Progress

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK has successfully completed an additional live firing test for AJAX, the British Army's new Armoured Fighting Vehicle, at a range in West Wales.


19.09.2016 Visits - 3340
Defence Industry

Supacat to deliver Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) to New Zealand

The New Zealand Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to high mobility vehicle specialist Supacat, to deliver Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) for the New Zealand Defence Forces. Supacat is also in the process of agreeing a long term support contract with the New Zealand Defence Force to support the new fleet. The new SOV-MH vehicles are based on the latest MkII version of Supacat’s HMT Extenda and provide a high level of commonality with the equivalent vehicles with other Special Forces.


11.09.2016 Visits - 4152
Robots

Milrem Targets the UK Market with Its First-of-Its-Kind UGV THeMIS

The Estonian defence solutions provider Milrem aims to get their foot in the door in the UK market with their first-of-its-kind unmanned ground vehicle THeMIS. The company will be exhibiting the vehicle together with Raytheon UK at DVD 2016 in Millbrook.


08.09.2016 Visits - 3720
Robots

Harris Corporation to Demonstrate Robotic Bomb Disposal Technology at Raven's Challenge in Thailand

Harris Corporation robotics specialists will demonstrate the company’s T7 Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) robot at Raven’s Challenge, the world’s premier event for EOD and counter-improvised explosive device (C-IED) technology and tactics. The challenge will be held in Hua Hin, Thailand, Sept. 5-9, 2016.


08.09.2016 Visits - 3506
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