Nexter and Texelis win the lightweight VBMR contract

Roanne, February 12th, 2018 –Nexter and Texelis are delighted at today's confirmation by Florence Parly, Minister of Armies, for the attribution of the supply of Lightweight Multi-Role Armoured Vehicles (VBMR Véhicules Blindés Multi-Rôles) for the French Army. The contract went through the “Direction Générale de l’Armement” (DGA) in the presence of Joël Barre, National Armament Director (NAD), and Bernard Barrera, Major General of the land forces.

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Jenoptik Participating in the Modernization of the Leopard 2 Tank for the Bundeswehr

The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems segment will provide digital electric gun turret drive systems to a total value of more than 12 million euros.

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U.S. Army Places $100.1 Million Order For 258 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed a $100.1 million order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program, to include 258 vehicles and associated installed and packaged kits. This is the seventh order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.

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BAE Systems receives U.S. Army contract to begin M109A7 full-rate production

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract that clears the path to begin full-rate production of the company’s M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier vehicles.

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Kongsberg Signs Orders to the CROWS Program Valued at 330 MNOK

The orders with the U.S. Army are for delivery of additional PROTECTOR RWS Low Profile CROWS configuration for the M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank, Spare parts and engineering services. The orders are related to the CROWS contract signed in August 2012.

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FLIR Systems Awarded $74.7 Million Contract for Land Surveillance Systems for U.S. Army

FLIR Systems, Inc. has been awarded a $74.7 million firm-fixed-price order to deliver TacFLIR® surveillance cameras in support of the U.S. Army EO/IR-Force Protection (FP) program. The U.S. Army will purchase the systems through Army Contracting Command, Redstone.

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104 German Leopard 2 MBTs to be modernized

Rheinmetall will soon be modernizing part of the Bundeswehr’s fleet of Leopard main battle tanks, implementing a comprehensive array of upgrade measures. The Düsseldorf-based technology group for mobility and security will be responsible for key parts of a combat performance upgrade programme that will bring 104 Leopard 2 tanks up to state-of-the-art design status. Coupled with additional services, the modernization package is worth a total of ˆ118 million. The first serially retrofitted Leopard 2 A7V tanks will reach the Bundeswehr starting in 2020.

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U.S. Marine Corps Awards Contract For Additional Polaris® MRZR® D Utility Task Vehicles

Minneapolis -- The United States Marine Corps has ordered additional diesel MRZR® (MRZR D) Utility Task Vehicles (UTV) from Polaris Government and Defense to enhance Marine Corps operational capabilities. This follows the successful delivery and fielding of MRZR UTVs to Marine Corps infantry regiments earlier this year. Delivery of the more than 100 vehicles is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.

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BAE Systems awards multimillion euro contract to Konstrukta in Slovak Republic

BAE Systems has contracted with Konstrukta, a leading defence company in the Slovak Republic that operates as an artillery system design house, to produce barrels for the Swedish Army’s Mjölner mortar system.

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General Dynamics Receives Contracts to Upgrade Abrams Main Battle Tanks

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, recently received two contract awards from the U.S. Army for Abrams main battle tank upgrades, which will boost the platform's capabilities and help the Army lead the way into the future.

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Global Demand for New HMMWVs Continues with AM General`s Newly Awarded 5-Year Foreign Military Sale Contract For Up to 11,560 HMMWVs

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command today awarded global vehicle solutions provider AM General a 5-year, firm fixed price Foreign Military Sale (FMS) requirements contract to manufacture an estimated quantity of 11,560 new High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs). The total value of the contract is approximately $2.2 billion.

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Leonardo DRS Receives Additional $58 Million In U.S. Army Orders For Next-Generaition Combat Computing Upgrades

ARLINGTON, VA -- Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that it has received an additional $58 million in orders from the U.S. ArmyMission Command Program Office to provide next-generation combat computing systems called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems, or MFoCS.

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U.S. Army Places $195 Million Order For Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed another order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program including 748 vehicles and 2,359 installed and packaged kits. The order valued at more than $195 million, is the fifth order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.

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The 8x8 CAESAR® artillery system has been selected by Denmark to equip the Danish land forces

Versailles -- Nexter, the leading French land defense systems manufacturer has been awarded a contract by the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) for the supply of 15 (plus 6 as an option) 8x8 CAESAR® artillery systems to the Danish Army.

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L&T Wins Largest Private Sector Defence Order for Artillery Guns

Mumbai -- Larsen & Toubro, India’s multinational engineering conglomerate, has entered into a contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for supply of 100 units of 155mm/ 52 calibre Tracked Self-Propelled Gun systems to the Indian Army.

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