Robots

Rheinmetall Presents Next Gen “Wiesel Wingman” solution for Robotic Combat Vehicle – Light at AUSA 2019

Rheinmetall Defence is one of the world’s leading providers of combat and tactical vehicles and is a global leader in developing next generation robotic, remote and autonomous combat vehicle capabilities. Rheinmetall will showcase its capabilities at the largest land warfare tradeshow in North America: the Association of United States Army annual meeting (AUSA 2019) taking place in Washington DC, 14-16 October 2019. On display will be a Wiesel/Weasel fighting vehicle, the platform that forms the basis for Rheinmetall’s innovative “Wiesel Wingman” autonomous combat vehicle concept for the US Army Robotic Combat Vehicle – Light program. The Wiesel Wingman brings together capabilities of Rheinmetall’s “Wiesel Digital” and Mission Master UGV vehicle platforms.


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Exhibitions

RAVEN Countermeasure System protects vehicles from missile threats

BAE Systems, a leader in radio-frequency and optical electronic warfare systems, unveiled its RAVEN Countermeasure™ system for combat vehicles as part of its integrated vehicle protection system (VPS) suite of products. RAVEN is a proven directable infrared countermeasure capable of defeating anti-tank guided missiles, protecting ground vehicles and their crews, and improving mission effectiveness without the use of kinetic countermeasures.


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Robots

BAE Systems unveils Robotic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle at AUSA

The RTD prototype leverages decades of BAE Systems expertise in the design and development of combat vehicles, as well as advanced electronic systems.


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Contracts

Multimillion-euro order from Hungary

Rheinmetall is taking on an important role in the modernization of the Hungarian Army. The Düsseldorf-based Group is producing the main armament and fire control technology for forty-four Leopard 2 main battle tanks as well as the main armament, fire control technology and chassis for twenty-four PzH 2000 self-propelled howitzers. The package also encompasses thirteen HX and TGS logistic trucks. The contract, worth around ˆ300 million, was recently signed. Delivery begins in 2021 and will be completed in 2025.


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Defence Industry

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.


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Contracts

IVECO DEFENCE VEHICLES AWARDED CONTRACT TO DELIVER A NEW GENERATION OF MEDIUM MULTIROLE PROTECTED

Iveco Defence Vehicles, a company of CNH Industrial N.V., announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Dutch Ministry of Defence to provide 1275 medium multirole protected vehicles denominated “12kN”.


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Exhibitions

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK showcases adaptable Foxhound vehicle at DSEI 2019

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK is showcasing its highly-adaptable Foxhound 4×4 vehicle at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) 2019.


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Robots

General Dynamics UK selected for Army Warfighting Experiment 2019

General Dynamics UK has today announced that it has been selected to participate in the British Army Warfighting Experiment 2019 (AWE’19) following the acceptance of its proposal for Manned Unmanned-Teaming (MUM-T), which was submitted to the UK Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) earlier this year.


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Exhibitions

Otokar offers solutions with technology transfer and local manufacturing models

Otokar, a Koç Group company, will participate in the 20th edition of DSEI on 10-13 September 2019 in London, UK. Otokar, which offers solutions with transfer of technology and local manufacturing models for land system requirements of its customers, exhibits TULPAR armoured tracked vehicle and COBRA II wheeled armoured vehicle at DSEI 2019.


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Exhibitions

MBDA SHOWCASES TANK DESTROYER VEHICLE WITH PGZ AT MSPO 2019

MBDA and PGZ have unveiled at MSPO 2019 a Tank Destroyer armed with the Brimstone precision strike missile.


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Exhibitions

Supacat, Rheinmetall and SCISYS partnership showcases new High Mobility Integrated Fires Capability

Supacat, Rheinmetall Defence and SCISYS have partnered to showcase a new capability for light forces, the ‘High Mobility Integrated Fires Capability’, at DSEi. The partnership demonstrates Supacat’s 6×6 HMT platform mounted with Rheinmetall’s MWS81 mortar system in its first integration on a light vehicle. The target acquisition and integrated fire support platform is networked with SCISYS GVA compliant platform and mission software.


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Future Technologies

UK company pioneers autonomous hybrid vehicle for extreme off road operations

At DSEi 2019 the world leading Special Forces vehicle developer, Supacat, is unveiling its Technology Demonstrator for hybrid and optionally manned operations, developed to keep pace with battlefield logistical requirements on extreme terrain and unpredictable routes.


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Defence Industry

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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Robots

Kapitan UGV has passed the tests in Russia

Russian engineering troops will soon begin to get into service the newest Kapitan Small-sized Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV), which has already passed the full cycle of field tests. Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reports about it.


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Defence Industry

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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