Defence Industry

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.


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Contracts

Iveco-Oto Melara Consortium (CIO) Signs Contract With The Italian Ministry Of Defence For 10 Centauro II Armoured Vehicles

The Iveco-Oto Melara Consortium (CIO), which is 50% owned by Leonardo, signed a contract worth 159 million Euros with the Italian Ministry of Defence for the acquisition of the first 10 new Centauro II armored vehicles. The signing ceremony took place at Palazzo Guidoni, the headquarters of the Italian Secretariat General of Defence and of the National Armaments Directorate. It was attended by the Secretary General of Defence and National Armaments Director, Aerial Squadron Marshall Carlo Magrassi, the Italian Army Chief of Staff, General Salvatore Farina, and the Director of the Land Armaments, Lieutenant General Francesco Castrataro.


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Contracts

DALO Contracts Systematic To Enhance Artillery System Combat Effectiveness

Systematic has been contracted by the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) to deliver a new fire support capability for the Danish Army’s latest artillery systems.


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Defence Industry

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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Robots

France-based SD4E introduced the sniper robot

Developed on an unmanned ground vehicle, the robot, called Snibot, can shoot with high precision to its targets.


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Future Technologies

Bradley Driving… In Stereo

A U.S. Army TARDEC engineer explains the operation of the forward-facing camera package that enables depth perception during closed-hatch driving. TARDEC, with Honeywell Aerospace and DARPA, are demonstrating a proof-of-concept for closed-hatch driving using high-resolution stereo vision at Detroit Arsenal in Warren, Michigan, June 12, 2018.


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Robots

The Nerehta Combat Unmanned Ground Vehicle is ready to be adopted by the Russian army

Multifunctional Nerekhta CUGV (Combat Unmanned Ground Vehicle) has completed a full range of tests and is ready to be adopted by the Russian army. The family of Nerekhta CUGV can greatly enhance the combat capabilities of military units and reduce personnel losses.


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Contracts

U.S. Army Places $484 Million Order For 1,574 oint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed a $484 million order for 1,574 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and associated installed and packaged kits.


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Defence Industry

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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Defence Industry

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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Robots

HORIBA MIRA Displays Centaur Unmanned Ground Vehicle at International Defense

HORIBA MIRA – a world-leader in unmanned ground vehicle systems has displayed its state-of-the-art unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) platform, CENTAUR, at Eurosatory in Paris, France.


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Defence Industry

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.


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Defence Industry

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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Defence Industry

BAE Systems team wins U.S. Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle competition

The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to deliver an initial 30 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV), with options for a total of 204 vehicles which could be worth up to $1.2 billion.


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Exhibitions

With the TITUS® mission orchestration, Nexter asserts its position as a global player in the digitization of the land defense

Eurosatory, Parc des Expositions Paris-Nord Villepinte, June 12, 2018 - Nexter, a company of KNDS, asserts its position as a global land defense player in the digital world by presenting advanced digital solutions and systems on this edition of Eurosatory.


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