Future Technologies

Australian Minister for Defence Industry Publicly Announced Elbit Systems’ Award of Additional BMS for the ADF

Canberra, Australia -- Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd (ELSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., hosted the Australian Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Senator for the Australia Capital Territory, Zed Seselja, The Chief of the Army, Lieutenant General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC at its facility in Canberra, marking the award of Tranche 2 of the Australian Army’s Land 75/125 program. Elbit Systems reported this contract award on September 27, 2017. The program is the extension and enhancement of the Australian Army’s Battle Management System (BMS) originally procured under the Land 75/125 Program.


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Exhibitions

Supacat exhibits at the NIDV Symposium and Exhibition in Rotterdam, 30 November 2017

Supacat, the acclaimed UK designer and manufacturer of special forces vehicles, is exhibiting at the Netherlands Industries for Defence and Security (NIDV) Symposium and Exhibition on Thursday 30 November 2017. Having recently been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise (International Trade, for Outstanding Short-Term Growth), the NIDV event forms part of a global marketing effort aimed to capitalise on recent export successes.


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Defence Industry

Otokar Submitted its Proposal for Serial Production of Altay Main Battle Tank

Otokar, Turkey's largest land defence systems manufacturer, submitted its proposal to the Undersecretariat for Defence Industries for the serial production of the main battle tank Altay, which the company designed and also produced prototypes.


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Defence Industry

Factory Tests Barys 8x8 Armored Vehicle Started In Kazakhstan

The Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering company has started the factory running tests of the Barys 8x8 armored wheeled vehicle.


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Exhibitions

RENAULT TRUCKS Defense offers a new line of vehicles to internal security forces

While its Sherpa Assault Ladder and Dagger vehicles are already respectively in service in the GIGN and the RAID, the RENAULT TRUCKS Defense Group will be presenting a new line of ACMAT light tactical vehicles (ALTV) and a remote "connected glasses" support solution at MILIPOL 2017.


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Defence Industry

LAND 400 package for AME Systems

BAE Systems Australia today announced that it has awarded a package of LAND 400 work worth more than $20 million to AME Systems, supporting employment growth in regional Victoria.


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Defence Industry

Patria delivers a new version of AMVXP to Slovakia as a part of a joint Slovak-Finnish 8x8 vehicle development programme

The Slovak and Finnish Ministries of Defence have agreed on a joint 8x8 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) development programme, and Patria has been selected to deliver a new prototype version of AMVXP 8x8 chassis as part of the programme.


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Robots

RV Connex from Thailand has developed the RVE-1 robot

Thai company RV Connex unveiled RVE-1 remote controlled robot for neutralize improvised explosive devices at Defense & Security 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.


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Robots

Stratom XR-P Demonstrates Autonomous Loading, Unloading From MV-22

Colorado-based Stratom’s new eXpeditionary Robotic-Platform, or XR-P, was recently demonstrated by the U.S. Marine Corps, which used it to autonomously load and unload supplies from an MV-22 Osprey vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.


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Training And Simulators

SAAB Chosen As Sub-Contractor For The Ajax Virtual Crew Turret Trainer

Defence and security company Saab is pleased to announce that it has been sub-contracted by Lockheed Martin UK to assemble 16 of the UK’s new AJAX virtual Crew Turret Trainers.


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Future Technologies

GM Outlines Possibilities for Flexible, Autonomous Fuel Cell Electric Platform

Washington, D.C. -- General Motors aims to solve some of the toughest transportation challenges created by natural disasters, complex logistics environments and global conflicts. The company will display its Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS), a flexible fuel cell electric platform with autonomous capabilities, at the fall meeting of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) from Oct. 9-11, 2017. The commercially designed platform could be adapted for military use.


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Training And Simulators

Endeavor Robotics wins big military contract

Endeavor Robotics, the military and security business that broke off of iRobot Corp. in 2016, said Friday that it had won a US Army contract that could pay it up to $158 million to provide robots designed to sniff out explosives and other dangerous materials.


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Exhibitions

Oshkosh Defense Showcases JLTV Vehicles With Next Generation Weapon Integration Capabilities At AUSA 2017

OSHKOSH, Wis., -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, will showcase two variants of its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) with next generation lethality and networking capabilities at the AUSA Conference 2017. The vehicles will be on display at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from October 9 -11, 2017.


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Exhibitions

AxleTech International unveils industry-first independent suspension system at ICUEE

Troy, Michigan -- AxleTech International has worked with Altec Industries, a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility industry, to develop and industrialize the next generation of drivetrain systems for All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) utility trucks.


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Defence Industry

SAIC Announces Teaming Agreement with ST Kinetics and CMI Defence to Develop Ground Combat Vehicle Prototype

RESTON, Va --Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced that it will compete to rapidly develop combat vehicle prototypes to meet the U.S. Army’s need as part of the Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) program. SAIC, together with ST Kinetics and CMI Defence, will develop and integrate a vehicle that offers the Army an innovative solution that provides infantry forces access to combat environments in 21st century operations.


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