Army

The new Typhoon-VDV 4x4 protected vehicle is being tested in Russia

The Department of Information and Communications of the Ministry of Defense of Russia reported that the new Typhoon-VDV 4x4 protected vehicle is being tested at special sites and test ranges.


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Contracts

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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Defence Industry

OSHKOSH DEFENSE AWARDED $40 MILLION FROM U.S. ARMY FOR RECAPITALIZATION OF THE ARMY RESERVES HEAVY VEHICLE FLEET

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announces today that it has been awarded a $40 million delivery order from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to recapitalize vehicles from the U.S. Army Reserves Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV) fleet. Oshkosh will bring the Army’s fleet of Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT) to their latest model configuration and the same zero-mile, zero-hour condition as new production vehicles.


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Contracts

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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Contracts

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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Army

The Russian Ministry of Defense has concluded contracts for the supply of an experimental-industrial batch of T-14 Armata MBT

The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Ground Forces Colonel-General Oleg Salyukov said that state contracts have already been concluded for the supply of an experimental industrial batch of T-14 Armata Main Battle Tanks (MBT) for military operation.


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Robots

Ministry of Defense of Russia demonstrated a new Kungas UGV

"At the operational-special gathering together with officials of the Main Command of the Ground Forces of the Russian Federation in the Moscow region, the Kungas Combat Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) was demonstrated," the Russian Ministry of Defense reported.


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Defence Industry

SAAB Receives Order From KMW For Mobile Camouflage Systems

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH (KMW) for deliveries of Mobile Camouflage Systems (MCS). Deliveries will take place during the period 2018-2022.


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Robots

In Russia will be tested the Nerehta combat robot

Tests of the Nerehta Armed Unmanned Ground Vehicle (AUGV) in winter conditions will be held in the city of Kovrov in the Vladimir region of Russia, the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Ministry of Defense of Russia reports.


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems contracts Czech metal manufacturer for Swedish Mjölner programme

The agreement represents BAE Systems’ first agreement with a supplier in the Northern Liberec region of the Czech Republic.


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Defence Industry

Rheinmetall delivers two special ops vehicles to the Saxony State Police

On 15 December 2017 Rheinmetall transfers the first of two heavily protected Survivor R transport vehicles to the Saxony State Police. The second system will be delivered before Christmas. The Free State of Saxony ordered the two vehicles from Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) in February of this year. Forming part of an extensive anti-terror package, the vehicles will be used to equip special police units in Saxony.


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Defence Industry

Rheinmetall modernizing 25 more Marder IFVs for Jordan

The German government has contracted with Rheinmetall to upgrade a further 25 Marder infantry fighting vehicles from surplus Bundeswehr stocks. The vehicles are destined for the Jordanian armed forces. Delivery will begin in the first quarter of 2018. The contract was awarded under a German military aid programme aimed at bolstering the capabilities of the Jordanian armed forces in the fight against international terrorism as well as for border security and stabilization missions. Booked in October 2017, the order is worth over ˆ17 million without value added tax.


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Defence Industry

The Finnish army is testing a new MiSu armored vehicle

The Finnish Army has purchased four MiSu armored vehicles for field testing. The cost of the purchase is 4 million euros.


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Exhibitions

Otokar to present COBRA II and ARMA 6x6 at GDA 2017

Otokar, the biggest privately owned company of Turkish defence industry, participated in Gulf Defense & Aerospace exhibition in Kuwait, between 12th and 14th December. Otokar exhibited its COBRA II 4x4 and ARMA 6x6 armoured wheeled vehicles at its booth.


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Exhibitions

OSHKOSH DEFENSE DISPLAYS THE NEXT GENERATION OF LIGHT VEHICLES WITH UNMATCHED MOBILITY AND TRANSPORTABILITY

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, will be displaying next-generation mobility and transportability with the Oshkosh Defense Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) at the Dubai Airshow, November 12-16, 2017 at the Dubai World Central in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


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