Defence Industry

KMW Hands Over First DINGO 2 To Austrian Army

Gotzendorf -- The Austrian Army on Monday in the presence of the Federal Minister of National Defence, Mr. Gunther Platter, as well as numerous representatives from business and the media took delivery of the first security and patrol vehicle, type DINGO 2.


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Defence Industry

Russia-Belarus military & technical cooperation

Military & technical cooperation of the Russian Federation with the Republic of Belarus has been performed on a mutually beneficial basis since July 1992.


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Defence Industry

Russia To Sell 100,000 Kalashnikov Submashine-Guns To Venesuela

RIO DE JANEIRO - On Tuesday Venezuela and Russia signed an agreement on supplies of 100,000 Kalashnikov submachine-guns to that South-American country.The sum total of the transaction is $54 million. Russia undertook to supply to Venezuela, alongside weapons, also 2,000 handbooks, as well as spare parts and accessories for the AK submachine-guns.


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Defence Industry

U.S. to send reinforced APCs to replace vulnerable Humvees

The U.S. Army has plans to deliver reinforced armored personnel carriers to Iraq.


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Defence Industry

NCDR and Pennsylvania State University`s Electro-Optics Center Launch Project to Develop Sensors for Unmanned Military Vehicles

The National Center for Defense Robotics (NCDR), an initiative of The Technology Collaborative, today announced that it has signed a $1.25 million master sub-contract with Pennsylvania State University`s Electro-Optics Center (EOC) to develop lower cost, lower weight, less power-hungry electro-optical sensors for unmanned ground vehicles and to explore methods of manufacturing and testing them more efficiently and cost-effectively. The NCDR also announced that it has begun to sub-contract with southwestern Pennsylvania-based Agile Robotics Alliance member companies and organizations to undertake a number of key projects under the EOC contract.


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Defence Industry

KMDB Has Tested a BAU-23x2 Remote Controlled Weapon Station

Kharkiv Morozov Machine Building Design Bureau (KMDB) has developed and tested a new single-seated BAU-23x2 remote controlled weapon station. It is designed for firing at the men power and armoured targets both ground and aerial.


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Defence Industry

Latin America Is A Promising Weapons Market For Russia

RIO DE JANEIRO - An International Aero & Defense Show (LAAD-2005), which recently took place in Rio de Janeiro, is an important tool for promoting Russian military equipment not only in Brazil, but also in other Latin American countries, announced in an interview with RIA Novosti deputy head of the Russian Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) Alexander Fomin, who led the Russian delegation at the show.


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Contracts

ATK Awarded $40 Million Bushmaster III Chain Gun Contract

ATK's Dual Feed Technology Increases Mission Flexibility of Netherland Armored Vehicles.


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Contracts

United Defense Awarded $8 Million Contract Modification for Servicing Vehicles Returning from Iraq

SANTA CLARA - United Defense has been awarded an $8 million contract modification by U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command for reconstitution of vehicles returning from Iraq.


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Defence Industry

AM General and General Motors in Military Marketing Agreement

DETROIT AM General, manufacturer of the military Humvee and the civilian HUMMER H1 and H2, and General Motors Corporation executed an agreement covering the development of a marketing arrangement through which AM General would assume marketing and sales responsibility for military vehicles manufactured by General Motors Corporation.


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Contracts

General Dynamics Awarded $14 Million for Enhanced Reactive Armor Production for Bradley Fighting Vehicles

CHARLOTTE, N.C. --- General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a $13.8 million modification from the U.S. Army`s TACOM/ARDEC Picatinny Arsenal (Picatinny, N.J.) for the production of enhanced-capability reactive armor for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle System.


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Contracts

DRS Technologies Receives $23 Million Contract To Provide Key Subsystems For U.S. Army Long Range Advanced Surveillance Systems

Parsippany, NJ -- DRS Technologies, Inc. announced today that it was awarded a $23 million subcontract from Raytheon Company to provide major subsystems for the U.S. Armys Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3). LRAS3 provides the U.S. Army Brigade Reconnaissance Troops, Armor and Infantry Battalion Scout Platoons, and the Stryker Brigade Combat Teams (SBCT) with a long-range detection, recognition, identification and far-target location capability.


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Contracts

Armor Holdings, Inc. Awarded $19.7 Million for Up-Armored HMMWV Program

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., -- Armor Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer and distributor of security products and vehicle armor systems serving law-enforcement, military, homeland security and commercial markets, announced today that it has received contract modifications for new production totaling $19.7 million from the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command and the Defense Logistics Agency to provide additional Up-Armored HMMWVs, Gunner Protection Kits, and armor component spare parts.


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Defence Industry

KMW Takes Over MAN-Mobile Bridges

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has acquired MAN-Mobile Bridges GmbH and has thus decisively strengthened its key position in the market for land defence systems. In Munich, last Friday, 08 April 2005, Frank Haun, member of the KMW Board of Management and its deputy chairman, signed a contract with MAN Technologie AG that provides for the transfer of MAN-Mobile Bridges to Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH & Co.KG, subject to the consent of the Federal Cartel Office.


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Contracts

Earns $203.7 Million Contract for U.S. Army Modular Fuel Farm System

Engineered Support Systems, Inc. received a $203.7 million contract with the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to produce the Load Handling System Modular Fuel Farm (LMFF) bulk fuel storage and distribution system. The firm-fixed price, indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract will be performed over five years, with an initial delivery order of $6.28 million, according to Gerald A. Potthoff, Engineered Support Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.


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