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Counterfeit aero engines threaten international aviation security

The Yak-130 combat training aircraft was designed by Yakovlev Design Bureau along with Italy’s Aermacchi, and production was launched in 2009 by the Irkut Corporation in Russia.


08.02.2019 Visits - 2934 Posts - 0
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Problems of Russian Vacuum APFSDS-T projectile

The new Russian 2A82 tank gun, which is now installed in the T-14 Armata Main Battle Tank (MBT) with minor changes, was originally conceived and developed for a different purpose — to modernize the numerous fleet of T-72 and T-80 MBTs and, firstly and foremost, to equip new modifications of the T-90 MBT.


25.01.2019 Visits - 4916 Posts - 0
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U.S. Army awards General Dynamics contract for Mobile Protected Firepower

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. -- The U.S. Army has awarded a $335 million Section 804 Middle Tier Acquisition (MTA) Rapid Prototyping contract to General Dynamics Land Systems to deliver 12 prototype vehicles for the Mobile Protected Firepower program.


19.12.2018 Visits - 4176 Posts - 0
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BAE Systems awarded development contract for Mobile Protected Firepower

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $376 million for the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Development (EMD) phase of the Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) program and rapid prototyping effort with low-rate initial production options.


18.12.2018 Visits - 5371 Posts - 0
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Serbia intends to buy a batch of Chechen Chaborz military all-terrain vehicles

Serbia intends to purchase a batch of three-seat Chaborz M-3 military all-terrain vehicles, developed at the Russian University of Special Forces in Gudermes (Chechen Republic, Russia). This was reported by the assistant of the head of Chechnya and curator of the Russian special forces university, Daniel Martynov.


20.10.2018 Visits - 7487 Posts - 0
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Oshkosh FMTV A2 Makes Debut at Ausa 2018, Multiple JLTVS Command the Floor

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, will debut the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 variant, as well as showcase multiple Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) at the 2018 AUSA Conference. The vehicles will be on display at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from Monday, October 8th through Wednesday, October 10th, 2018.


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Triple-digit million euro contract for Rheinmetall

An international customer has ordered components for manufacturing the Fuchs/Fox 2 wheeled armoured vehicle. The order is worth a figure in the three-digit million euro range. Delivery of the components will take place during the 2019-2020 timeframe. This contract has special significance for Rheinmetall’s Kassel plant, birthplace of the battle-tested 6x6 vehicle.


14.10.2018 Visits - 5861 Posts - 0
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Raytheon, Rheinmetall join forces for US Army’s Next-Gen Combat Vehicle competition

Raytheon Company and Rheinmetall Defence have joined forces to meet the U.S. Army’s requirement for the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle-Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program. The global industry team will offer the new Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle paired with Raytheon weapons, sensors and system integration expertise to provide the Army with an advanced, modular, survivable and lethal solution with unmatched growth potential.


14.10.2018 Visits - 4648 Posts - 0
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EOS launches new ultra light R150

Electro Optic Systems (EOS) today launched the latest product in its family of highly successful remote weapons systems. The R150 is a stabilised, lightweight platform for remotely mounting weapon systems on protected vehicles. It follows in the footsteps of its larger sibling, the R400. Designed to be half the weight, the R150 has exactly the same performance characteristics as the R400 when fitted with weapons up to and including the 12.7mm machine gun.


08.09.2018 Visits - 6577 Posts - 0
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Leonardo DRS Battle Management Hardware Successfully Supports Australian Tanks During Combat Exercise

ARLINGTON, VA -- Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that its next-generation ruggedized battle management hardware successfully supported Australian Armored Cavalry Regiment M1A1SA tanks during the recent Exercise Hamel. The hardware provides the Army’s armored cavalry units improved connectivity within the Australian Defence Force as well as increased U.S., Joint, and Coalition battle management system interoperability in the field.


27.07.2018 Visits - 5509 Posts - 0
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The Indonesian PT Pindad medium tank tested by mine explosion

On July 12, 2018, the Indonesian company PT Pindad jointly with the Turkish company FNSS conducted a mine explosion test of the prototype of the medium tank.


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General Dynamics Receives Contract to Upgrade U.S. Army Strykers to A1 Configuration

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. -- The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $258 million contract modification to upgrade 116 Stryker flat-bottom vehicles to the Stryker A1 configuration.


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General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Awarded Contract for U.S. Army’s Ground Mobility Vehicle Program

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems was awarded a $33.8 million contract on May 22, 2018, by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., for the production of Army Ground Mobility Vehicles (AGMV) and associated kits.


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Supacat delivers the first production HMT Extenda Vehicle to Norway

UK Special Forces vehicle designer and manufacturer, Supacat (part of SC Group), has today announced the recent delivery of the first production HMT Extenda vehicle to the Norwegian Armed Forces. The handover took place at Supacat’s Devon facility on 30 May 2018.


21.06.2018 Visits - 5876 Posts - 0
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KMW and Nexter join forces on Main Ground Combat System

KMW and Nexter welcome the announcement by the French and the German governments on the joint development of a new Main Ground Combat System and a new Common Indirect Fire System. The Letter Of Intent signed yesterday is a significant step forward in the defense cooperation between the two countries and in Europe. This close cooperation was the key motivation for the foundation of KNDS in 2015, where Nexter and KMW cooperate as national system houses for land systems.


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