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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Defence Industry

Otokar debuts its Light Tank in Paris

Otokar, the leading supplier of Turkish Land Forces, debuted its TULPAR Light Tank at Eurosatory 2018 in Paris, France.


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Exhibitions

Axletech Reveals Electric Independent Suspension Concept Aa Eurosatory 2018

AxleTech is combining its expertise in electric vehicle powertrain systems and independent suspension technologies to develop a next-generation 5000 Series Electric Independent Suspension Axle System concept. The eISAS™, as it is known, was unveiled at Eurosatory 2018, the largest international defense and security exhibition, in Paris, France.


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Robots

Nexter, a company of KNDS, presents its strategy in the field of robots

Eurosatory – Parc des Expositions Paris-Nord Villepinte -- Nexter, a company of KNDS, presents its strategy for robots. On the basis of the experience acquired by its subsidiary Nexter Robotics through civil and military applications in the design of robotic platforms and systems, and thanks to its expertise in both architecture and integration of weapons, including teleoperated , on a wide variety of vehicles, Nexter expands its activity in the field of operational applications of robotics.


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