Defence Industry

General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada to update Canadian Army's LAV fleet

General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada has been awarded a CA$404 million contract amendment by the Government of Canada to upgrade 141 Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) III vehicles.


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Contracts

Orbital ATK to Develop and Qualify Next Generation AMP Tank Ammunition

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced today that the company was awarded a $45 million dollar contract to complete development of the next generation 120 mm multi-purpose round for the Abrams Main Battle Tank. The award funds the final development and qualification for the U.S. Army’s Advanced Multi-Purpose (AMP) round.


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Contracts

KONGSBERG signs contracts for PROTECTOR RWS with Switzerland

KONGSBERG has signed new contracts for delivery of PROTECTOR RWS to armasuisse for approximately MNOK 130.


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems and Marand announce teaming agreement on Land 400

Marand will contribute leading cross-sector expertise gained from the automotive, aerospace, rail and defence sectors to the program, providing a range of production engineering solutions. The company has proven experience in welding ballistic steel, advanced machining and complex assembly performed on a daily basis for defence exports, and has been designing, building and launching vehicular production lines for over 30 years.


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Exhibitions

Patria introduces new technology at IDEX 2017

Patria attends IDEX 2017 event held in February 19-23, in Abu Dhabi, UAE featuring its latest technology. At the event Patria will showcase the new Patria AMV 28A with Kongsberg PROTECTOR Medium Caliber Turret (MCT-30) with Commander’s Independent Weapon Station with 12,7 mm Machine Gun and Javelin AT launcher and launch the world’s first 120 mm mortar system integrated with a container. In addition, Patria AMV Part Task Trainer (PTT) – the training system for Patria AMV is on display. The venue is the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). Welcome to visit Patria’s stand at CP-300.


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Contracts

Polaris Wins Canadian Special Forces Ultra-Light Combat Vehicle Contract

Minneapolis, MN -- Public Works and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has awarded its Ultra-Light Combat Vehicle (ULCV) contract to Polaris, following an open and competitive bid process. The $15.5 USD million contract includes DAGOR vehicles, maintenance and operator training, spare parts, and the option for additional vehicles (at an additional cost) to meet the requirements of Canadian Special Operations Forces Command (CANSOFCOM).


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Exhibitions

Denel To Highlight Its Capabilities At Top Middle Eastern Defence Show

Expectations of rapid growth in defence spending in countries in the Middle East offer platforms for Denel’s participation in the region’s top defence exhibition next month.


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Contracts

General Dynamics European Land Systems to Deliver Additional PIRANHA III Wheeled Armored Vehicles to Romanian Army

MADRID / KREUZLINGEN -- General Dynamics European Land Systems has been awarded a contract to deliver a fifth batch of additional PIRANHA III 8x8 wheeled armored vehicles to the Romanian Armed Forces.


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Robots

RE2 Robotics wins SBIR contract to develop new automated robotic technology

RE2 Robotics has received a small business innovation research (SBIR) Phase II contract to develop automated robotic technology capable of assisting combat medics in the field.


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Robots

QNA Partners with Persistent Systems to Integrate MPU5 Radios into Family of UGV

QinetiQ North America (QNA), a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group which delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets worldwide, and Persistent Systems, LLC (Persistent), the leader in Mobile Ad hoc Network (MANET) Technology and developers of the Wave Relay® system, today announced a long-term agreement to offer for integration Persistent's MANET radio products into QNA's TALON® and Dragon Runner® ground robots. The MANET relay radio can connect QNA's ground robot family with a reliable, high throughput, and long range MANET communication system that is self-forming, self-healing, and scalable.


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Contracts

Elbit Systems Brazilian Subsidiary, Ares, Awarded an Approximately $100 Million Framework Contract to Supply Remote Controlled Weapon Stations

HAIFA, Israel -- Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that a Brazilian subsidiary, Ares Aeroespacial e Defesa S.A., was awarded a framework contract, in a total value of approximately $100 million, to supply 12.7/7.62 mm Remote Controlled Weapon Stations ("RCWS") to the Brazilian Army.


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Contracts

U.S. Army Places $176 Million Order For Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that the U.S. Army has placed another order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program including 409 vehicles, 1,984 installed kits, 82 packaged kits and related services and support. The order valued at more than $176 million, is the fourth order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.


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Contracts

KONGSBERG signs orders to the CROWS program valued MNOK 125

The orders with the U.S. Army are for delivery of Low Profile CROWS («Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station») configuration for the M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank. The orders are related to the CROWS contract signed in August 2012.


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Contracts

The Netherlands procure Leguan bridge layers

Munich/Koblenz -- On behalf of the Dutch procurement office (DMO), the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw) signed an agreement with Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for the procurement of five Leguan bridge layer systems on Leopard 2 chassis on 20 December, 2016.


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Defence Industry

Rheinmetall awarded Challenger 2 Life Extension Programme Assessment Phase Contract

Rheinmetall has been awarded a Challenger 2 Life Extension Programme (CR2 LEP) Assessment Phase contract by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence.


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