Defence Industry

ARMATA MBT - problems 2020

In the last days of December 2019, the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation A. Krivoruchko, summing up the results of the implementation of the State Defense Order to the correspondent's question about how the work on the ARMATA is progressing, said optimistically: "I will not hide the fact that the work on fine-tuning the latest samples of armored vehicles and armaments were somewhat delayed, but in the outgoing year, preliminary and state tests of a whole line of new equipment were successfully completed.


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Problems of Russian land military vehicles with diesel engines

Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant - URALTRAK (part of the NPK Uralvagonzavod) is delaying the delivery of V-46 and V-84 diesel engines to customers fulfilling the State Defense Order. This applies to both the enterprises that are part of the structure of Uralvagonzavod and other manufacturers of military vehicles. Mil.Press Voennoye correspondent was informed about this by sources from two companies that use these engines as part of their own products, and a source from an enterprise engaged in diesel engine repair confirmed.


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Oshkosh Defense Receives Order for 248 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal has placed an order for 248 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs) and associated kits.


02.07.2020 Visits - 4206 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Rheinmetall MAN Survivor R special protected vehicle on show at GPEC 2020 international security exhibition in Frankfurt/Main

When it comes to equipping the men and women who protect our liberty and security, only the best will do. From 18 to 20 February 2020, Rheinmetall will be on hand at the GPEC international security conference and exhibition in Frankfurt, displaying the Survivor R special operations protected vehicle.


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TEMPORARY COMPANY GROUPING EBMR MEETS ITS DELIVERY OBJECTIVES FOR 2019

On 24 December 2019, the temporary company grouping EBMR (Multi-Role Armoured Vehicles) received the inspection report for the 92nd VBMR-GRIFFON from the quality department of the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA/SQ).


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BAE Systems` CV90 increases lethality by testing SPIKE LR anti-tank guided missile

BAE Systems successfully fires an integrated, long-range anti-tank guided missile from the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle during difficult arctic test conditions to defeat a target at more than 2,000 meters.


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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 - 9755 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.


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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).


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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.


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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 - 6662 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).


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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.


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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.


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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.


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