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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BAE Systems to deliver vehicle mounted mortar systems to Swedish Army

BAE Systems has received a 575 million SEK ($68 million) contract for the installation of vehicle mounted mortar systems on Swedish Army CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles.


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Dutch CV90s to become first NATO combat vehicles to receive active protection

BAE Systems has received a contract from the Netherlands for the testing and verification of Active Protection Systems (APS) on its CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles.


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BAE Systems` Team Challenger® 2 awarded Assessment Phase for Life Extension Project

Team Challenger 2, a consortium of companies led by BAE Systems, has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) for the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) Assessment Phase.


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Recapitalization of 218 M1A2 Tanks and Related Equipment and Support

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kuwait for recapitalization of 218 M1A2 tanks and related equipment, support, and training. The estimated cost is $1.7 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on December 12, 2016.


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1st ACV 1.1 Roll Out to USMC

BAE Systems rolled out the first of 16 Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 prototypes to the U.S. Marine Corps in a ceremony today at the company’s York, Pennsylvania facility.


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BAE Systems rolls out first Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle

The AMPV provides the Army with enhanced mobility, survivability, force protection, and combat superiority.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle makes Australian debut

CV90 is a family of tracked combat vehicles designed by BAE Systems in Sweden, with more than 4.5 million engineering hours contributing to the development of this advanced IFV. The CV90 family offers high performance and unique operational advantages.


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