Contracts

319 GRIFFON and 20 JAGUAR vehicles ordered from Nexter, Renault Trucks Defense and Thales by the DGA as part of the SCORPION program

Versailles -- The French Procurement Agency (DGA) placed the first production order with Nexter, Renault Trucks Defense and Thales for 319 GRIFFON and 20 JAGUAR vehicles as part of the Multi-role Armored Vehicle contract. This contract includes logistic support and the associated training.


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Robots

Kratos Converts Russian T-72 Tank to Unmanned Operation

SAN DIEGO, -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading US National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Micro Systems, Inc. business unit, part of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (KUSD), has successfully converted a Russian T-72 Tank to operate unmanned.


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Contracts

BAE Systems signs CV90 vehicle support contracts with Estonia

CV90 in the national day parade in Tallinn, Estonia on 24 February. Photo credit Estonian Defence Forces


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Contracts

Rheinmetall books major orders for mine clearing systems and ammunition from international customer

Rheinmetall Denel Munition of South Africa, a subsidiary of the Düsseldorf-based Rheinmetall Group, has won several major orders from an international customer for mine clearing equipment and ammunition. In total, the contracts are expected to be worth over ˆ90 million.


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Contracts

BAE Systems awarded $112 million U.S. Army contract to sustain M88 recovery vehicles

The contract, awarded by the Army’s TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, is for ongoing service and improvements to BAE Systems-built M88A1 and M88A2 recovery vehicles over the next four years.


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Contracts

Singapore MoD Signs Contract for Next Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle

The Singapore Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) for the production and supply of the Next Generation Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV).


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Defence Industry

KORKUT Serial Production Begins

Following the successful completion of the design and pre-production phase of the Self-Propelled Low Altitude Air Defence Gun System (KORKUT) project conducted by the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) together with ASELSAN as the prime contractor and FNSS as the subcontractor, to meet the need of Turkish Land Forces, serial production phase has commenced.


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Defence Industry

Jenoptik receives follow-up contracts for retrofitting Leopard 2 tanks

The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems segment is to supply 17-kilowatt auxiliary power units and electric turret and weapon stabilization for the Leopard 2 tank.


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems contracts Czech firm VOP CZ for military vehicle components

The contract further builds on an existing teaming agreement between the two companies aimed at providing the Czech Republic with its next generation Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV).


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Defence Industry

Supacat teams with Rheinmetall to offer Dutch-built vehicles for Defence-wide Wheeled Vehicle Replacement Programme

Supacat and Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Netherlands (RMMV NL) have teamed to offer Dutch-built Supacat Protected Vehicles for the 12kN air assault vehicle (AASLT) and a 12kN light-weight protected vehicle requirements as part of the Defence-wide Wheeled Vehicle Replacement Programme (DVOW) with the Dutch Army.


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Defence Industry

Navistar Defense Awarded $475 Million To Support Allied Forces MRAP Requirements

LISLE, Ill. -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command recently awarded Navistar Defense, LLC, two foreign military contracts valued at more than $475 million. The first is to produce and support 40 MaxxPro® Dash DXM™ Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles for Pakistan. The second is to reset, upgrade and support 1,085 long wheel base MaxxPro® MRAP Excess Defense Article vehicles for the United Arab Emirates.


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Contracts

Rockwell Collins to upgrade Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light system

Rockwell Collins will serve as a subcontractor to Thales Australia to integrate the Digital Terminal Control System (DTCS) into the Integral Computing System (ICS) of the Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light system.


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Contracts

L3 Awarded Vehicle Transmission Contract Supporting the Republic of Korea Army

NEW YORK -- L3 Technologies announced today that it has received a contract to provide 800-horsepower transmission kits for the Republic of Korea Army’s K21 Next-Generation Infantry Fighting Vehicle and the Light Recovery Vehicle programs. L3 has supported the country’s armed forces with advanced military vehicle transmission systems since 1999. The award is initially valued at $17.3 million, with product deliveries expected to begin in the third quarter of 2017 and be completed by 2019.


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Future Technologies

SAIC Unveils First Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 to U.S. Marine Corps

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) unveiled its first Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 prototype to the U.S. Marine Corps during a ceremony held at the company’s integration facility in Charleston, South Carolina. This vehicle is the first of 16 to be delivered for testing by the Marine Corps, which is scheduled to begin next month.


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Exhibitions

AM General Debuts Multi-Purpose Truck Concept at IDEX 2017

AM General, the premiere Global Vehicle Solutions Provider, showcased its innovative vehicle solutions, global reach and diversification at the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) tradeshow held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Feb. 19 – 23, 2017.


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