Contracts

U.S. Army Places $176 Million Order For Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced that the U.S. Army has placed another order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program including 409 vehicles, 1,984 installed kits, 82 packaged kits and related services and support. The order valued at more than $176 million, is the fourth order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.


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Contracts

KONGSBERG signs orders to the CROWS program valued MNOK 125

The orders with the U.S. Army are for delivery of Low Profile CROWS («Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station») configuration for the M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank. The orders are related to the CROWS contract signed in August 2012.


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Contracts

The Netherlands procure Leguan bridge layers

Munich/Koblenz -- On behalf of the Dutch procurement office (DMO), the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw) signed an agreement with Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for the procurement of five Leguan bridge layer systems on Leopard 2 chassis on 20 December, 2016.


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Defence Industry

Rheinmetall awarded Challenger 2 Life Extension Programme Assessment Phase Contract

Rheinmetall has been awarded a Challenger 2 Life Extension Programme (CR2 LEP) Assessment Phase contract by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence.


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems to deliver vehicle mounted mortar systems to Swedish Army

BAE Systems has received a 575 million SEK ($68 million) contract for the installation of vehicle mounted mortar systems on Swedish Army CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles.


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Defence Industry

Dutch CV90s to become first NATO combat vehicles to receive active protection

BAE Systems has received a contract from the Netherlands for the testing and verification of Active Protection Systems (APS) on its CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles.


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems` Team Challenger® 2 awarded Assessment Phase for Life Extension Project

Team Challenger 2, a consortium of companies led by BAE Systems, has signed a contract with the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) for the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) Assessment Phase.


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Contracts

Rheinmetall wins ˆ135 million Bundeswehr order for survivability upgrades of Fuchs/Fox armoured transport vehicles

The Düsseldorf-based tech enterprise Rheinmetall AG has won a major follow-on order from the German Bundeswehr.


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Defence Industry

Recapitalization of 218 M1A2 Tanks and Related Equipment and Support

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kuwait for recapitalization of 218 M1A2 tanks and related equipment, support, and training. The estimated cost is $1.7 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on December 12, 2016.


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Defence Industry

1st ACV 1.1 Roll Out to USMC

BAE Systems rolled out the first of 16 Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 prototypes to the U.S. Marine Corps in a ceremony today at the company’s York, Pennsylvania facility.


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems rolls out first Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle

The AMPV provides the Army with enhanced mobility, survivability, force protection, and combat superiority.


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Robots

Weaponized UGVs are Aiming at the Battlefield

Milrem, the Estonian defence solutions provider and ST Kinetics, one of Asia’s leading land systems companies, came one step closer to helping support or replace soldiers on the battlefield with robots in November when they successfully tested the first weaponized fully modular unmanned ground vehicle, the THeMIS ADDER.


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Contracts

Rheinmetall to supply international customer with HX81 tractor-trailers

An international customer has awarded Rheinmetall a major contract for military trucks. The order encompasses 110 logistic vehicles worth a total of ˆ134 million, earmarked for delivery between January 2018 and February 2019. Additional vehicle orders are envisaged. The contract includes comprehensive service and logistical support for a period of five years.


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Exhibitions

Tata Motors signs MOU with Indonesia’s PT Pindad

Tata Motors, India’s largest automobile manufacturer and PT Pindad, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation, to effectively explore market potential of Tata Armoured Vehicles in Indonesia and other agreed regions of ASEAN. The MoU further includes a study to check the feasibility of locally assembling Tata Armoured Vehicles at PT Pindad’s facility, in Bandung in West Java province of Indonesia.


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Defence Industry

LEGUAN – Bridge-layer for the German Bundeswehr

Munich/Koblenz -- The Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw) and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) have signed an agreement on the procurement of seven Leguan bridge laying systems on the Leopard 2 chassis in Koblenz on 27.10.2016.


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