Defence Industry

Team Challenger® 2 offers a future-ready Main Battle Tank

Nine months into the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) Assessment Phase, Team Challenger 2 has set out some of the improvements it will provide British Army tank crews.


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Robots

BAE Systems` new Unmanned Ground Vehicle takes on dangerous jobs

On display at DSEI this year, Ironclad™ is a new Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) designed to take on some of the most dangerous jobs that soldiers currently face.


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Future Technologies

Leonardo-Led Team To Demo ‘ACTIVE Armour' To Protect British Army Vehicles And Their Crews Against Current And Future Weapons

Leonardo has been selected by the UK Government’s Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) to lead a team of UK companies in work that will help protect British Army vehicles against current and future weapons.


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Defence Industry

WiSPR Supply for BOXER Infantry Fighting Vehicle

IDE (INTRACOM Defense Electronics) signed a 2.0 Million Euro contract with Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for the supply of WiSPR Intercommunication Systems to equip the BOXER Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the international market. WiSPR system deliveries are planned to be completed in 24 months.


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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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Exhibitions

Meggitt Training Systems to exhibit at DSEI 2017

Suwanee, GA -- Meggitt Training Systems, the leading provider of integrated live-fire and virtual weapons training products and services for armed forces and law enforcement, will participate at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) through the Georgia Department of Economic Development. The military and security industry event will be held September 12-15, 2017 at ExCeL in London, England.


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Contracts

BAE Systems awards multimillion euro contract to Konstrukta in Slovak Republic

BAE Systems has contracted with Konstrukta, a leading defence company in the Slovak Republic that operates as an artillery system design house, to produce barrels for the Swedish Army’s Mjölner mortar system.


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Exhibitions

Otokar to exhibit its ARMA 8x8 Armoured Vehicle and UCOK Turret System at DSEI 2017

​​Otokar, Turkey's largest privately owned defence company, made a strong appearance at DSEI, on September 12-15, 2017 in London. Otokar exhibited its own design armoured vehicle ARMA 8x8 and UCOK turret system.


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Exhibitions

Supacat launches HMT Light Weight Recovery in defence industry first for Light Weight (Air Portable) Recovery vehicle programme

The global defence industry’s most versatile Light Weight Recovery (LWR) vehicle will be unveiled by UK high mobility vehicle specialist, Supacat, at DSEi in London. The 10.5 tonne HMT Light Weight Recovery (HMT LWR) has been developed by Supacat to fill a capability gap to recover vehicles operating in hard to access urban and rural locations as required by the UK MoD’s Light Weight (Air Portable) Recovery Capability (LW(AP)RC) programme.


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Exhibitions

Rheinmetall at DSEI 2017

In Europe and around the world, armed forces and law enforcement agencies are modernizing their equipment in the face of new security threats. Seeking a robust and reliable partner, many turn to Rheinmetall. One of the world’s leading systems makers, the high-tech specialist for mobility and security will be on hand at the DSEI defence show in London from 12 to 15 September.


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Exhibitions

Avon Protection at DSEI 2017

The last decade has clearly demonstrated that the nature of threats to international security has changed significantly. Challenges such as terrorism, state and non-state sponsored chemical attacks and more recently nuclear proliferation have created an entirely new security environment.


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Exhibitions

Patria’s latest technology featured at DSEI 2017

Patria attends DSEI 2017 event held on 12-15th September at ExCel in London, showcasing Patria AMV XP armoured wheeled vehicle integrated with Kongsberg PROTECTOR Dual RWS. Patria will also highlight its know-how in simulation technology by demonstrating Patria AMV Part Task Trainer networked with Patria Nemo Training Simulator. Patria’s stand is located at exhibition lot N6-160.


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Exhibitions

Supacat unveils LRV600 at DSEi Demonstrating LRV flexibility and increased capability in 6×6 configuration

Supacat is unveiling LRV600, the 6×6 configuration of its high performance off-road Light Reconnaissance Vehicle (LRV), at DSEi offering users the ability to increase their capability and payload, whilst remaining air portable from inside a CH-47 Chinook.


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Defence Industry

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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Exhibitions

SAAB’s Mobile SHORAD Rolls Into DSEI For The First Time

Defence and security company Saab will present for the first time ever at an exhibtion, the vehicle-based MSHORAD (Mobile Short Range Air Defence) solution – comprising the Giraffe 1X radar, Command and Control (C2) and RBS 70 NG Remote Weapon Station (RWS). The system will be on display at Saab’s stand, N2-230, at DSEI, London, England.


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