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Supacat to deliver Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) to New Zealand

The New Zealand Ministry of Defence has awarded a contract to high mobility vehicle specialist Supacat, to deliver Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) for the New Zealand Defence Forces. Supacat is also in the process of agreeing a long term support contract with the New Zealand Defence Force to support the new fleet. The new SOV-MH vehicles are based on the latest MkII version of Supacat’s HMT Extenda and provide a high level of commonality with the equivalent vehicles with other Special Forces.


11.09.2016 Visits - 4843 Posts - 0
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CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle makes Australian debut

CV90 is a family of tracked combat vehicles designed by BAE Systems in Sweden, with more than 4.5 million engineering hours contributing to the development of this advanced IFV. The CV90 family offers high performance and unique operational advantages.


07.09.2016 Visits - 3597 Posts - 0
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MBDA`s MMP Anti-tank Guided Weapon – next generation capability today

MBDA has started production of the MMP medium-range Anti-Tank Guided Weapon, with deliveries to the French Armed Forces due to take place next year. The Fifth Generation missile is designed to defeat current and future threats and will replace the Milan and Javelin anti-tank missiles of the French military. MMP is a flexible system allowing engagement of a broad target set, rapid into action times and Lock on Before Launch, Fire and Forget mode alongside Lock after Launch, Man in the Loop engagements for collaterally sensitive scenarios.


04.09.2016 Visits - 3437 Posts - 0
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Supacat develops new variants of HMT family to optimise Jackal and Coyote in Core and meet new requirements

Following the UK MoD decision to take `Jackal` and `Coyote` into its Core Fleet, Supacat is developing additional variants and conversions of its HMT family to meet wider and emerging requirements that the vehicles can fulfil . The aim of the new variants is to help the customer see how they can optimise their existing fleet and enhance capability, interoperability, commonality, efficiency and value for money.


02.09.2016 Visits - 3825 Posts - 0
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Javelin Joint Venture signs Letter of Intent with Tata Power

The Javelin™ Joint Venture team, a partnership between Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin, signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Tata Power Company Limited operating through its Strategic Engineering Division (SED), to explore co-development and production of the Javelin anti-armour missile system.


01.09.2016 Visits - 2686 Posts - 0
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Textron Systems Delivers First TAPV to the Canadian Army

NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Textron Systems Canada Inc., a Textron Inc. company, August 19 announced the delivery of the first Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) to the Canadian Army. The Canadian Army is fielding the first vehicles to the 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown and the 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier.


30.08.2016 Visits - 3030 Posts - 0
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First Batch Of Denel Vehicles Shipped To UAE Client

The first batch of RG31 mine-resistant vehicles manufactured by Denel Vehicle Systems for the UAE Armed Forces has been shipped.


24.08.2016 Visits - 3002 Posts - 0
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Rheinmetall submits comprehensive offer to upgrade and enhance the British Army Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank fleet

Rheinmetall has submitted a comprehensive offer to extend the life and substantially upgrade the capabilities of the British Army fleet of Challenger 2 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) in response to the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) Request for Tender.


12.08.2016 Visits - 3985 Posts - 0
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AMV35 selected for Land 400 evaluation

BAE Systems Australia and Land 400 bid partner Patria have been confirmed as one of two tenders selected to take part in the 12-month Risk Mitigation Activity for the Australian Army’s Land 400 Phase 2 combat reconnaissance vehicle program.


01.08.2016 Visits - 4150 Posts - 0
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Boxer 8X8 CRV downselected for Australia’s LAND 400 Phase 2 program

Rheinmetall is pleased to have been selected by the Commonwealth of Australia for the Risk Mitigation Activities (RMA) of the LAND 400 Phase 2 program.


01.08.2016 Visits - 3606 Posts - 0
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Tigr at Tank Days in Slovakia

The Tank Days in Laugaricio – a festival of history and military hardware enthusiasts, which has become a tradition – took place about 100 km from Bratislava in 1 and 2 June.


12.07.2016 Visits - 3605 Posts - 0
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AJAX Programme Completes Initial Air Portability Trials

Oakdale, South Wales -- General Dynamics Land Systems-UK has completed initial air portability trials for the AJAX family of vehicles at the Joint Air Delivery Test and Evaluation Unit (JADTEU) at Royal Air Force (RAF) Brize Norton.


04.07.2016 Visits - 3836 Posts - 0
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CMI Defence, partner of the US Army for the development of the future medium caliber system

At the beginning of 2016 CMI Defence was selected by, and in cooperation with, the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) for a Research and Development program focused on Medium Caliber Armament Systems. This effort is being undertaken within the framework of a ‘Cooperative Research and Development Agreement’ (CRADA) that will be concluded at the end of 2017. It involves the common conception of a new medium calibre armament system incorporating an existing product of the CMI Defence portfolio.


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AT Communication is pleased to announce the launch of the AT SA Situational Awareness Terminal

AT Communication International is pleased to announce the launch of the AT SA Situational Awareness Terminal.


11.06.2016 Visits - 1722 Posts - 0
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Polaris Defense Unveils Turbo Diesel MRZR

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc., today announced the addition of a high-performance MRZR turbo diesel (MRZR-D) to its MRZR off-road vehicle lineup. MRZRs have redefined ultralight, off-road mobility for military vehicles and are mission critical for expeditionary forces in the U.S. and more than 20 allied countries to meet mission demands and threats while forward deployed. Polaris Defense will publicly debut the MRZR-D at the 2016 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), in Tampa, Fla., May 24-26, and at CANSEC 2016, in Ottawa, Ontario, May 25-26.


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