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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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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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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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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Safran’s Epsilon One navigation systems chosen by a Middle-East country for combat vehicles

Safran Electronics & Defense and its Middle Eastern Partner, International Golden Group signed a contract for the supply of Epsilon One inertial ground navigation systems and technical integration services for an initial batch to outfit a first armored brigade of a Middle-East country.


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AxleTech International exhibits new independent suspension at IDEX

AxleTech International is exhibiting at IDEX from February 19-23 in Abu Dhabi. The company will be displaying the newest 5000 Series variant in its line of Independent Suspensions Axle Systems (ISAS®).


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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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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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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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Defence Industry

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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