Robots

RE2 Robotics wins SBIR contract to develop new automated robotic technology

RE2 Robotics has received a small business innovation research (SBIR) Phase II contract to develop automated robotic technology capable of assisting combat medics in the field.


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Robots

QNA Partners with Persistent Systems to Integrate MPU5 Radios into Family of UGV

QinetiQ North America (QNA), a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group which delivers world-class technology and revolutionary products to defense, security and commercial markets worldwide, and Persistent Systems, LLC (Persistent), the leader in Mobile Ad hoc Network (MANET) Technology and developers of the Wave Relay® system, today announced a long-term agreement to offer for integration Persistent's MANET radio products into QNA's TALON® and Dragon Runner® ground robots. The MANET relay radio can connect QNA's ground robot family with a reliable, high throughput, and long range MANET communication system that is self-forming, self-healing, and scalable.


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Contracts

Elbit Systems Brazilian Subsidiary, Ares, Awarded an Approximately $100 Million Framework Contract to Supply Remote Controlled Weapon Stations

HAIFA, Israel -- Elbit Systems Ltd. announced that a Brazilian subsidiary, Ares Aeroespacial e Defesa S.A., was awarded a framework contract, in a total value of approximately $100 million, to supply 12.7/7.62 mm Remote Controlled Weapon Stations ("RCWS") to the Brazilian Army.


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Contracts

U.S. Army Places $176 Million Order For Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that the U.S. Army has placed another order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program including 409 vehicles, 1,984 installed kits, 82 packaged kits and related services and support. The order valued at more than $176 million, is the fourth order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.


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Contracts

KONGSBERG signs orders to the CROWS program valued MNOK 125

The orders with the U.S. Army are for delivery of Low Profile CROWS («Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station») configuration for the M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank. The orders are related to the CROWS contract signed in August 2012.


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Contracts

The Netherlands procure Leguan bridge layers

Munich/Koblenz -- On behalf of the Dutch procurement office (DMO), the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw) signed an agreement with Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for the procurement of five Leguan bridge layer systems on Leopard 2 chassis on 20 December, 2016.


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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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Defence Industry

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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Defence Industry

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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Defence Industry

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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Contracts

Rheinmetall wins ˆ135 million Bundeswehr order for survivability upgrades of Fuchs/Fox armoured transport vehicles

The Düsseldorf-based tech enterprise Rheinmetall AG has won a major follow-on order from the German Bundeswehr.


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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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Defence Industry

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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Defence Industry

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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Robots

Weaponized UGVs are Aiming at the Battlefield

Milrem, the Estonian defence solutions provider and ST Kinetics, one of Asia’s leading land systems companies, came one step closer to helping support or replace soldiers on the battlefield with robots in November when they successfully tested the first weaponized fully modular unmanned ground vehicle, the THeMIS ADDER.


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