Defence Industry

Rheinmetall ships 200th Puma IFV to the Bundeswehr

The 200th Puma infantry fighting vehicle earmarked for the Bundeswehr has just rolled off the assembly line at the Rheinmetall plant in Unterlüß in Lower Saxony. It is also the 100th Puma manufactured by the Düsseldorf-based tech enterprise, part-owner of the joint venture tasked with producing the vehicle. The jubilee vehicle will soon be arriving at the Bundeswehr’s force integration organization in Munster a.d. Örtze, likewise located in Lower Saxony.


05.06.2018 Visits - 4681 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Arquus Unveils Its New Identity On May 24th 2018

On the evening of May 24, 2018, Arquus invited 450 prominent figures from the defense world to celebrate its new corporate identity. During the plenary session, Emmanuel Levacher, the CEO of Arquus, presented the company’s new identity, explaining the long-term considerations that motivated the change.


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U.S. Army Purchases 20 MRZR® X Vehicles for Soldier Trials

MINNEAPOLIS and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Team Polaris® and its advanced MRZR® X multi-mode vehicle platform have been selected by the U.S. Army to be one of the robotic systems used by infantry brigade combat teams for the next year of trials as part of the Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) program.


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Defence Industry

Elbit Systems of Australia Concludes Successful Delivery of Thermal Weapon Sights to ADF

Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd (“Elbit Systems of Australia “ or “the Company”) has closed out the successful delivery phase of the Land 125 Phase 3C contract supplying XACTth65 thermal weapon sights to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Dan Webster, the Managing Director of Elbit Systems of Australia and Malcolm McKeith, the Director of Armaments Systems Program Office at The Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG), signed the final delivery document at Melbourne’s historic Victoria Barracks on 22 March. The Maintenance phase of Land 125 continues until mid-2020.


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Defence Industry

Global Clearance Solutions to support HI with mine clearance, development and social protection of vulnerable population in Northern Chad

Freienbach, Switzerland, 19.04.2018 (PresseBox) - Global Clearance Solutions (GCS) is a leading company in the security industry and a provider of safe, reliable and cost-efficient solutions for the effective clearance/disposal of explosive remnants of war (ERW), including landmines, unexploded ordnance (UXO), improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and cluster munition. Additionally, the company offers a wide range of services and training in the field of EOD and IEDD*.


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems and Milrem LCM Sign Maintenance Support Contract for Estonian CV90s

BAE Systems and Milrem LCM, an Estonian provider of combat vehicle life-cycle management, have signed a contract to support Estonia’s fleet of CV9035 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs).


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Three-axis amphibious armored truck was created in Belarus

Multi-purpose armored vehicle Vitim 668240 was developed in Minsk at the Minotor-Service enterprise. It was first presented at the International Military Technical Forum "Army-2017" in the Moscow region of Kubinka, Russia.


20.03.2018 Visits - 6448 Posts - 0
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Rheinmetall set to supply the Australian Defence Force with over 200 Boxer wheeled armoured reconnaissance vehicles

The Prime Minister of Australia, The Honourable Malcolm Turnbull MP, has announced today that Rheinmetall has been selected by the Australian Government to provide its next generation 8x8 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRVs) as part of plans to modernise the Australian Army under the Land 400 Phase 2 Project.


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Defence Industry

Huge potential for KONGSBERG in Qatar

KONGSBERG has signed a cooperation agreement in Qatar for long-term technology development programs within defence, maritime industry and digitalization.


14.03.2018 Visits - 6807 Posts - 0
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Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering's 8x8 combat vehicle nearing service entry

Paramount Group, the African-based global defence and aerospace company, and its joint venture in Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE), announced that the Ministry of Defence of Kazakhstan is in the final stages of the evaluation of the Barys 8x8 combat vehicle ahead of acceptance into service by the country's armed forces.


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BAE Systems submits proposal for the U.S. Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower program

BAE Systems submits proposal for the U.S. Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower program


07.03.2018 Visits - 6729 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Otokar submitted its Best and Final Offer for Altay Serial Production

Turkey's leading land systems manufacturer Otokar submitted it best and final offer (BAFO) regarding the serial production of Altay Main Battle Tank Project to Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) on February 8th within the scope of the "Modern Tank Production Project by using National Sources".


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U.S. Army Places $106 Million Order For 416 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed a $106 million order for 416 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and associated installed and packaged kits. This is the eighth order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.


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The U.S. Army Awards Oshkosh Defense The Contract For The Famıly Of Medıum Vehıcles A2 Varıant

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) has awarded Oshkosh Defense a firm fixed price requirements contract spanning up to seven ordering years for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 variant. The initial estimated contract value is $476 million with no cap on the number of vehicles the Army may purchase.


08.02.2018 Visits - 7567 Posts - 0
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MIV BOXER manufacture drives UK jobs and prosperity

Leading British companies in the defence sector BAE Systems, Pearson Engineering and Thales UK have signed agreements with the ARTEC consortium as partners for the production of BOXER. Should the armoured wheeled vehicle be selected as the British Army’s next generation Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV), at least 60% of BOXER’s value creation and 100% of final assembly will take place in Britain. To ensure the best value to the British tax payer, ARTEC has defined a competitive process for the main partners and their supply chains to follow.


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