Defence Industry

Military-Industrial Company LLC completed preliminary tests of the Boomerang armored vehicle

In accordance with the schedule of work on the Boomerang R&D program, the Military-Industrial Company LLC (Russia), together with the Main Armored Directorate of the Russian Federation and research organizations of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, completed preliminary tests of prototypes. Based on the results of the tests, the commission signed the Act of preliminary tests.


06.12.2019 Visits - 67 Posts - 0
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£2.8bn armoured vehicle contract secured for British Army

A contract worth £2.8 billion has been signed to provide state-of-the-art armoured fighting vehicles to the British Army. The Defence Secretary has announced that the army will receive more than 500 Boxer 8x8 high mobility, network-enabled armoured vehicles to transport troops onto the frontline.


11.11.2019 Visits - 1187 Posts - 0
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U.S. Marine Corps orders more Amphibious Combat Vehicles

BAE Systems has received a $120 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps for additional Amphibious Combat Vehicles under a third order for Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP).


11.11.2019 Visits - 1346 Posts - 0
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Denmark and Germany receive the latest versions of the LEOPARD 2

Munich -- Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has handed the latest versions of the Leopard 2 over to Denmark and Germany. Frank Haun, Chairman of the Board of KMW, presented the symbolic keys of the first two vehicle systems to the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark, Friis Arne Petersen, and the Parliamentary State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Defence, Dr. Peter Tauber.


07.11.2019 Visits - 1261 Posts - 0
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Raytheon, Rheinmetall form joint venture for US Army combat vehicle competition

DETROIT, MI, -- Raytheon Company and Rheinmetall Defence have established a joint venture to offer the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, or OMFV, competition. The U.S.-based joint venture is called Raytheon Rheinmetall Land Systems LLC.


02.10.2019 Visits - 2544 Posts - 0
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CZECH REPUBLIC SIGNED THE ACQUISITION CONTRACT FOR 62 TITUS

Nexter, a KNDS company, European leader in land defense, partook today to the signature ceremony of the acquisition of 62 TITUS® armored vehicles at the Czech Ministry of Defense (MoD).


30.07.2019 Visits - 3687 Posts - 0
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Rheinmetall modernizing Puma infantry fighting vehicle and other equipment for NATO spearhead VJTF 2023

Rheinmetall is taking on a key role in equipping the NATO spearhead Very High Joint Readiness Task Force 2023 (VJTF 2023), which will be furnished by the German Bundeswehr. Contracts have now been awarded to a consortium for the “System Panzergrenadier VJTF 2023” project, in which Rheinmetall’s share comes to over ˆ470 million, including value added tax. Work has already begun and is set to continue through to the end of the VJTF readiness phase in 2024.


25.07.2019 Visits - 3451 Posts - 0
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U.S. Army awards BAE Systems $45 Million contract for Extended Range Cannon Artillery prototype

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a $45 million contract for the Extended Range Cannon Artillery (ERCA) Increment 1 prototype with the purpose of increasing the range and rate of fire on current and future M109A7 self-propelled howitzers.


22.07.2019 Visits - 3411 Posts - 0
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SMEs collaborate to develop thermal signature defence solution

A partnership between three Australian SMEs is helping deliver training targets equipped with controlled thermal signatures to the Australian Defence Force.A world-first in commercial viability and agility, and a new capability for the Australian Government, the product enables army personnel to successfully engage practice targets using remote SMArt155 Precision Guided Munitions.


16.07.2019 Visits - 3043 Posts - 0
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Rheinmetall and BAE Systems Launch UK Based Military Vehicle Joint Venture - Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land

RBSL intends to play a major role in manufacturing the Boxer 8x8 for the British Army’s Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme and other strategic combat vehicle programmes, while also providing support to the British Army’s in-service bridging and armoured vehicle fleets.


02.07.2019 Visits - 3828 Posts - 0
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THALES AUSTRALIA AND GENERAL DYNAMICS ORDNANCE AND TACTICAL SYSTEMS DELIVERING FOR THE ADF

Thales Australia welcomes the announcement that GD-OTS was awarded a US$15 million contract for the prototype and process development of a 155mm XM1113 Rocket-Assisted Projectile Round.


12.06.2019 Visits - 3046 Posts - 0
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GCS sets a new standard in mechanical mine clearance

Last month, GCS had the opportunity to test and demonstrate the maximum survivability of one of its remote-controlled multi-purpose machines, the GCS-200. Equipped with the T-200 Tiller attachment, the machine underwent a rigorous testing protocol by the Croatian Mine Action Centre – Centre for Testing, Development and Training (CROMAC-CTDT). The GCS-200 delivered an outstanding performance and successfully neutralised 22 mines. As a result, the GCS-200 received certification from CROMAC for safe, efficient and effective mechanical demining.


24.05.2019 Visits - 3476 Posts - 0
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The Dutch armed forces select Rheinmetall to modernize their Bergepanzer 3 Büffel

Rheinmetall is to modernize the Dutch military’s fleet of Bergepanzer 3 Büffel (‘buffalo’) armoured recovery vehicles. A contract to this effect was signed on 18 April 2019 at Soesterberg, a military base near Utrecht. In a first phase, four vehicles will undergo a combat performance upgrade. The order is worth a double-digit million-euro figure. In a second phase, a further 21 vehicles are to undergo corresponding modernization. This option, also worth a figure in the double-digit euro range, already features in the contract.


17.05.2019 Visits - 3739 Posts - 0
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AV-8 AENBCRV Vehicle Prepares to Enter Malaysian Army Inventory

The Armoured Engineer Nuclear, Biological and Chemical Reconnaissance Vehicle (AENBCRV)version of the AV-8 Wheeled Armoured Vehicle (WAV) developed by the FNSS and DRB HICOM Defence Technologies Sdn Bhd (DEFTECH) partnership for the Malaysian Army is preparing for delivery in the first half of this year.


29.04.2019 Visits - 6213 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

FNSS Reveals PARS III 8x8 Engineering Vehicle

FNSS demonstrates the modularity and adaptability of the PARS III 8x8 to different missions with the armoured engineer vehicle, developed for the Royal Army of Oman. The ongoing qualification tests for the PARS III 8x8 Engineering Vehicle are expected to be completed within the first half of this year, after which the vehicle will be delivered.


29.04.2019 Visits - 4664 Posts - 0