Exhibitions

Prominent presence in Poland for Denel

The company will be on display at the International Defence Industry Exhibition - MSPO - from 4 to 8 September.


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Contracts

General Dynamics Receives Contracts to Upgrade Abrams Main Battle Tanks

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, recently received two contract awards from the U.S. Army for Abrams main battle tank upgrades, which will boost the platform's capabilities and help the Army lead the way into the future.


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Defence Industry

SPIKE LR II - 5th Generation multi-purpose, multi-platform precision-guided missile

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. unveils SPIKE LR II, a new 5th generation variant of the SPIKE Family that can be fired from vehicles, helicopters, ships, and ground launchers. The new missile will be presented for the first time at the Paris Air Show in June. Rafael has supplied over 27,000 SPIKE Missiles and systems to over 26 countries.


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Exhibitions

Rheinmetall at MSPO 2017

This year, from 5 to 8 September, Rheinmetall will be present in Kielce, Poland, exhibiting its array of products and services at MSPO. The Düsseldorf, Germany-based high-tech Group for security and mobility will be showcasing solutions for both external and internal security.


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Defence Industry

Patria Nemo Container test firings on land completed

The latest member of Patria’s Game Changers of the Battlefield – Patria Nemo Container – showcased for the first time at the IDEX 2017, has completed successfully its first test firings on truck platform.


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Contracts

Global Demand for New HMMWVs Continues with AM General`s Newly Awarded 5-Year Foreign Military Sale Contract For Up to 11,560 HMMWVs

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command today awarded global vehicle solutions provider AM General a 5-year, firm fixed price Foreign Military Sale (FMS) requirements contract to manufacture an estimated quantity of 11,560 new High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs). The total value of the contract is approximately $2.2 billion.


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Defence Industry

Kongsberg to Deliver ICS to Finnish Defence Forces' K9 Artillery

Kongsberg Defence Systems (KONGSBERG) has entered into a contract with Hanwha Land Systems to deliver Integrated Combat Solution (ICS) to Finland’s new artillery. Finland has decided to acquire K9 Thunder 155mm self-propelled howitzers from South Korea where KONGSBERG’s ICS will be installed.


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Training And Simulators

SAAB AND THE UK’S MINISTRY OF DEFENCE SIGN CONTRACT EXTENSION

Defence and security company Saab and the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) have signed a three year contract extension for the provision of Tactical Engagement Simulation (TES) as a fully managed service. The contract has a total value of SEK 210 million.


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Robots

Endeavor Robotics Has Received An Order To Deliver 32 Man Poetable Small Unmanned Ground Vehicles (SUGVs) To The United States Armed Forces

Endeavor Robotics, the U.S.-based, leading ground robotics company has received an order for 32 of the battle-proven Small Unmanned Ground Vehicles (SUGV) equipped with the Endeavor Robotics uPoint Multi-Robot Control System. To date more than 1,000 SUGV robots have been fielded worldwide to domestic and international defense, law enforcement, and industrial customers. The proven uPoint Multi-Robot control system greatly decreases on-robot training time by leveraging ubiquitous technology and familiar tablet-based user-interfaces. uPoint has been successfully integrated across the family of man-transportable Endeavor Robotics products, including the FirstLook®, SUGV, and PackBot®.


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Contracts

Leonardo DRS Receives Additional $58 Million In U.S. Army Orders For Next-Generaition Combat Computing Upgrades

ARLINGTON, VA -- Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today that it has received an additional $58 million in orders from the U.S. ArmyMission Command Program Office to provide next-generation combat computing systems called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems, or MFoCS.


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Army

LAND 400 Phase 2 Blast Testing Done And Dusted

A final series of blast tests have been completed on the two shortlisted contenders vying to become the Australian Defence Force’s new Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle.


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Contracts

U.S. Army Places $195 Million Order For 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 748 vehicles and 2,359 installed and packaged kits. The order valued at more than $195 million, is the fifth order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.


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Defence Industry

Rheinmetall wins important framework agreement to supply Bundeswehr with ammunition

Rheinmetall has entered a framework agreement to supply the German Bundeswehr with ammunition. In an initial move, the Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) in Koblenz has placed an order for 5,000 rounds of DM11 service ammunition. The gross value of this first individual order comes to around ˆ45 million (ˆ38 million without VAT). Delivery will take place in 2017 and 2018.


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Defence Industry

Australian Army Contracts Leonardo DRS For Next-Generation Combat Computing Upgrades

ARLINGTON, VA -- Leonardo DRS announced today that it will provide the Australian Army with its next-generation platform Battle Management System (BMS) hardware, called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems, or MFoCS, for its M1A1SA main battle tanks and associated combat vehicles.


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Defence Industry

AxleTech International and Thales announce long-term supply agreement

Troy, Michigan -- AxleTech International entered into a long-term supply agreement (LTSA) with Thales to deliver its 3000 Series Independent Suspension Modules (ISM) designed for the Hawkei 4x4 Protected Mobility Vehicle-Light (PMV-L).


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