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CMI Defence introduces the world’s first UAV integration in a combat turret

CMI Defence is introducing at Eurosatory 2016 a new feature that extends the situational awareness and enhances the indirect firing capabilities of its turrets: the first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) integration on a combat turret. This newly developed ability to communicate and interact with a dedicated mission-capable UAV is a world première. It is contributing to CMI Defence remaining at the forefront of the technological developments and of the growing needs for versatility on the part of highly mobile armies.

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Rheinmetall’s new IFV, the Lynx

At Eurosatory 2016 Rheinmetall presented its new Lynx infantry fighting vehicle today to the international public for the first time. Agile, hard-hitting and highly protected, this state-of-the-art tracked armoured vehicle is destined to dominate the modern battlefield, lending itself to operations from peace enforcement to high-intensity combat.

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DARPA Awards Raytheon BBN Technologies $12.2M to optimize information flow in military networks

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) recently awarded Raytheon BBN Technologies $12.2 million under the Edge-Directed Cyber Technologies for Reliable Mission Communication (EdgeCT) program to research optimized information flow for military operations over wide area networks.

15.09.2015 Visits - 23671 Posts - 0
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QinetiQ wins DARPA electric hub-drive design and development contract

QinetiQ is to develop an electric hub-drive to improve survivability and mobility of future military ground vehicles for the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

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Lockheed Martin Team JLTVs Continue To Roll Off Camden Production Line

DALLAS -- The Lockheed Martin Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) Team continues to produce company-funded Production Representative Vehicles (PRVs) at its Camden, Arkansas, production facility.

04.08.2015 Visits - 13951 Posts - 0
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BAE Submits Bid for USMC Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 Program

BAE Systems has submitted its bid for the U.S. Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 competition. The company’s solution, built from the ground up to be a truly amphibious vehicle, would provide a significant benefit to the Marine Corps’ current and future needs.

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GD UK Completes CDR for SCOUT Reconnaissance Variant

General Dynamics UK has successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) for the SCOUT Reconnaissance variant, as part of the SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme.

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GE Intelligent Platforms Secures $100 M from GD UK for British Army SCOUT SV Program

GE’s Intelligent Platforms business has announced that it has secured orders from General Dynamics UK valued at £64 million (~$100 million) to provide a range of embedded computing subsystems that will be deployed onboard the British Army’s SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) platforms.

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Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Presents Innovative Protection Concept for the Dutch Armed Forces

At the NIDV defence fair in the Netherlands, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) is presenting a forward-looking protection concept for logistic vehicles. Developed by Austrian manufacturer Ressenig Fahrzeugbau GmbH and approved by RMMV, the Discreet Armoured Cabin (DAC) can be mounted on the proven TGS chassis.

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Oshkosh Equips M-ATV for Unmanned Route-Clearance Missions

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, has integrated its TerraMax® unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) technology onto an Oshkosh MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) to demonstrate capabilities for route-clearance missions. TerraMax UGV technology has the potential to reduce troops’ exposure to threats, such as improvised explosive devices (IED) in route-clearance missions, as well as optimize the number of troops needed for such operations.

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The future generation armoured wheeled vehicle concept launched at DSEI 2013

Patria’s new vehicle concept is built on the success of the market leader Patria AMV, but takes the overall performance of the modern 8x8 armoured wheeled vehicle platform to a new level fulfilling the customer needs of tomorrow.

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New Generation Armour Creates Options for SUV Market

Leading global armour specialist MTL Group is making a difference in the up armouring SUV market. Latest generation armour is being utilised to supply kits up to B7 level protection with reduced weight compared to traditional methods.

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Oshkosh Defense Unmanned Ground Vehicle Technology Offers Safer Means for Conducting Route-Clearance Missions

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Defeating improvised explosive devices (IED) is critical to clearing routes and ensuring freedom of maneuver on the battlefield. Unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) capable of semi-autonomous navigation in tactical environments represent a promising technological enabler for effective route clearance. Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK), has developed its TerraMax™ UGV technology to reduce troops’ exposure to threats and enable commanders to accomplish more with fewer resources.

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LM's Final JLTV Development Vehicle Rolls off Assembly Line

The final Lockheed Martin Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) produced for the program’s Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase has rolled off the assembly line, joining a fleet of previously completed vehicles that will be delivered for government testing and evaluation this summer.

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Oshkosh Defense Receives EMD Contract to Develop JLTV - the Future of Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, a contract for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program’s Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase. The JLTV program aims to replace many of the U.S. military’s aged HMMWVs with a lightweight vehicle that offers greater protection, mobility and transportability.

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