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.


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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.


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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


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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.


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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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ATI Announces New Long-Term Agreements With General Dynamics Land Systems

PITTSBURGH -- Allegheny Technologies Incorporated announced that it has signed two new Long-Term Pricing Agreements (LTPAs) with General Dynamics (GD) Land Systems to be the preferred supplier of titanium plate for the Abrams tank (United States) and the AJAX specialist vehicle (United Kingdom). The Abrams LTPA runs through 2019 while the AJAX LTPA runs through 2021.


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BAE Systems introduces next evolution of Infantry Fighting Vehicle with new CV90 MkIV

Today at the International Armoured Vehicles Conference in London, BAE Systems presented the next phase of development for the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) with the launch of the new CV90 MkIV.


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Belarus received a new batch of Chinese CS/VN3 armored vehicles

As reported by the VoentTV television channel of the Ministry of Defense of Belarus, on Jan. 18, 2018, a second shipment of Chinese CS/VN3 Dajiang light armored vehicles was delivered to Minsk by a Chinese transport aircraft, which was transferred to the Belarusian armed forces through military assistance from the Ministry of Defense of the China.


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Supacat Special Operations Vehicles Accepted in New Zealand

Supacat has announced that the fleet of Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) has been accepted by the New Zealand Ministry of Defence. The fleet goes into service with the New Zealand Defence Force early this year.


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Protection of BTR-87 8x8 will increase due to the use of ceramics and titanium

The Russian BTR-87 Armored Personnel Carrier will receive addon protective panels with special ceramics and titanium, the Vyksa's "Plant of Corps" reports.


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