Defence Industry

IDE’s WiSPR to upgrade German PzH2000 Communications

IDE (INTRACOM Defense Electronics) received a 4.1 million Euro order from Krauss Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for WiSPR intercommunication systems, in the frame of the PzH2000 retrofit program of the German Army.


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U.S. Army Places $177 Million Order For 611 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed another order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program, including 611 vehicles and 1,789 installed and packaged kits. The order, valued at more than $177 million, is the sixth order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.


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SPIKE LR II - 5th Generation multi-purpose, multi-platform precision-guided missile

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. unveils SPIKE LR II, a new 5th generation variant of the SPIKE Family that can be fired from vehicles, helicopters, ships, and ground launchers. The new missile will be presented for the first time at the Paris Air Show in June. Rafael has supplied over 27,000 SPIKE Missiles and systems to over 26 countries.


06.09.2017 Visits - 2132 Posts - 0
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Patria Nemo Container test firings on land completed

The latest member of Patria’s Game Changers of the Battlefield – Patria Nemo Container – showcased for the first time at the IDEX 2017, has completed successfully its first test firings on truck platform.


04.09.2017 Visits - 2570 Posts - 0
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Kongsberg to Deliver ICS to Finnish Defence Forces' K9 Artillery

Kongsberg Defence Systems (KONGSBERG) has entered into a contract with Hanwha Land Systems to deliver Integrated Combat Solution (ICS) to Finland’s new artillery. Finland has decided to acquire K9 Thunder 155mm self-propelled howitzers from South Korea where KONGSBERG’s ICS will be installed.


26.08.2017 Visits - 5282 Posts - 0
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Rheinmetall wins important framework agreement to supply Bundeswehr with ammunition

Rheinmetall has entered a framework agreement to supply the German Bundeswehr with ammunition. In an initial move, the Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) in Koblenz has placed an order for 5,000 rounds of DM11 service ammunition. The gross value of this first individual order comes to around ˆ45 million (ˆ38 million without VAT). Delivery will take place in 2017 and 2018.


28.07.2017 Visits - 13506 Posts - 0
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Australian Army Contracts Leonardo DRS For Next-Generation Combat Computing Upgrades

ARLINGTON, VA -- Leonardo DRS announced today that it will provide the Australian Army with its next-generation platform Battle Management System (BMS) hardware, called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems, or MFoCS, for its M1A1SA main battle tanks and associated combat vehicles.


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AxleTech International and Thales announce long-term supply agreement

Troy, Michigan -- AxleTech International entered into a long-term supply agreement (LTSA) with Thales to deliver its 3000 Series Independent Suspension Modules (ISM) designed for the Hawkei 4x4 Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light (PMV-L).


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More CASSPIRS Ready For Delivery To African Client

Another consignment of 21 Casspir mine-protected vehicles is ready for handover and shipment to an African client. This forms part of a total order of 45 vehicles of which Denel has already delivered 24 during December 2016.


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BAE Systems expands teaming in Italy for highly mobile armored vehicles

BAE Systems has signed an agreement with the Goriziane Group SpA, an Italian company that specializes in the engineering and maintenance of vehicles and other heavy equipment, to support the BvS10, the latest generation of highly mobile and widely used armored vehicles.


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Jankel supports Belgian National Day at the Military & Civil Parade

On 21st July 2017, Jankel will be joining many other military and security organisations and institutions for Belgium’s National Day.


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First Parade On The Champs-Elysees For The Armys’s Future Connected Armorsd Vehicle

Versailles -- Nexter, RENAULT TRUCKS Defense and Thales are proud to have contributed to the success of the July 14th parade on the Champs-Elysées with the presence of a Multirole Armored Vehicle (VBMR) in a dynamic demonstration in front of the Presidential grandstands.


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Rheinmetall wins major order package worth ˆ115 million

The German Bundeswehr has contracted with the Rheinmetall Group to supply expanded capabilities and additional equipment for the Puma infantry fighting vehicle. The Koblenz-based Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has awarded the project management company an order for a comprehensive expansion package with a gross value of ˆ260 million (ˆ218 million without VAT). In addition to this comes optional retrofitting with further components, for which ˆ108 million (including VAT) has been allocated. A member of the defence consortium tasked with developing and producing the Puma, Rheinmetall’s share in the current order comes to ˆ115 million (ˆ97 million without VAT); commissioning of Rheinmetall within the consortium will take place in the next few weeks.


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Rheinmetall selects Queensland for Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence

Rheinmetall Defence Australia today announced it had selected Queensland as its location for its Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) and the Australian Headquarters that will be established if the company is successful in securing Australia’s Land 400 combat reconnaissance vehicle program.


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Supacat Involvement In Rheinmetall Lance Turret Built

Three Victorian companies have joined with Rheinmetall Defence Australia to assemble and test the first LANCE two-man turret in Australia as part of bidding for the Land 400 Phase 2 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV) contract.


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