Defence Industry

MBDA`s MMP Anti-tank Guided Weapon – next generation capability today

MBDA has started production of the MMP medium-range Anti-Tank Guided Weapon, with deliveries to the French Armed Forces due to take place next year. The Fifth Generation missile is designed to defeat current and future threats and will replace the Milan and Javelin anti-tank missiles of the French military. MMP is a flexible system allowing engagement of a broad target set, rapid into action times and Lock on Before Launch, Fire and Forget mode alongside Lock after Launch, Man in the Loop engagements for collaterally sensitive scenarios.


04.09.2016 Visits - 3265 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Supacat develops new variants of HMT family to optimise Jackal and Coyote in Core and meet new requirements

Following the UK MoD decision to take `Jackal` and `Coyote` into its Core Fleet, Supacat is developing additional variants and conversions of its HMT family to meet wider and emerging requirements that the vehicles can fulfil . The aim of the new variants is to help the customer see how they can optimise their existing fleet and enhance capability, interoperability, commonality, efficiency and value for money.


02.09.2016 Visits - 3629 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Javelin Joint Venture signs Letter of Intent with Tata Power

The Javelin™ Joint Venture team, a partnership between Raytheon Company and Lockheed Martin, signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Tata Power Company Limited operating through its Strategic Engineering Division (SED), to explore co-development and production of the Javelin anti-armour missile system.


01.09.2016 Visits - 2541 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Textron Systems Delivers First TAPV to the Canadian Army

NEW ORLEANS, LA -- Textron Systems Canada Inc., a Textron Inc. company, August 19 announced the delivery of the first Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) to the Canadian Army. The Canadian Army is fielding the first vehicles to the 5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown and the 2nd Canadian Division Support Base Valcartier.


30.08.2016 Visits - 2845 Posts - 0
Contracts

DRS Technologies Awarded Up To $400 Million U.S. Army Contract To Build New Joint Assault Bridge System

ARLINGTON, VA -- DRS Technologies, Inc., a Leonardo-Finmeccanica company, announced today that the U.S. Army has awarded it a competitively-bid indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract worth up to $400 million to build the new Joint Assault Bridge (JAB) system.


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Contracts

Lithuania boosts army with 88 BOXER vehicles

The European Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) and the Lithuanian Ministry of Defence have commissioned ARTEC GmbH to supply 88 high-protection BOXER vehicles to the Lithuanian army starting in 2017.


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Defence Industry

First Batch Of Denel Vehicles Shipped To UAE Client

The first batch of RG31 mine-resistant vehicles manufactured by Denel Vehicle Systems for the UAE Armed Forces has been shipped.


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Contracts

AM General awarded $356 million contract to build 1,673 hmmwvs

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- AM General has been awarded a $356,213,318 contract to manufacture and deliver 1,673 HMMWVs to the U.S. Government for further delivery to the Afghanistan National Army and Police.


12.08.2016 Visits - 3748 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Rheinmetall submits comprehensive offer to upgrade and enhance the British Army Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank fleet

Rheinmetall has submitted a comprehensive offer to extend the life and substantially upgrade the capabilities of the British Army fleet of Challenger 2 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) in response to the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) Request for Tender.


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Contracts

UK Team Bids for Challenger 2 Upgrade

AMPTHILL, BEDFORDSHIRE -- Lockheed Martin UK is to bid for the Ministry of Defence’s contract to upgrade the British Army’s Challenger 2 tanks.


11.08.2016 Visits - 3660 Posts - 0
Contracts

Saab Receives Order For Vehicle Electronics For Leopard 2 Tank

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann Gmbh regarding development of new vehicle electronics for the Leopard 2 tank. The order value is approximately SEK130 million. Deliveries will be made during the period 2018–2022.


11.08.2016 Visits - 3265 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

AMV35 selected for Land 400 evaluation

BAE Systems Australia and Land 400 bid partner Patria have been confirmed as one of two tenders selected to take part in the 12-month Risk Mitigation Activity for the Australian Army’s Land 400 Phase 2 combat reconnaissance vehicle program.


01.08.2016 Visits - 3983 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

Boxer 8X8 CRV downselected for Australia’s LAND 400 Phase 2 program

Rheinmetall is pleased to have been selected by the Commonwealth of Australia for the Risk Mitigation Activities (RMA) of the LAND 400 Phase 2 program.


01.08.2016 Visits - 3432 Posts - 0
Army

Letterkenny introduces new version of mine-resistant combat vehicle

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A ceremony celebrating the successful production of the latest version of the RG31, a mine-resistant ambush protected route clearance vehicle, was held on July 19 at Letterkenny Army Depot.


28.07.2016 Visits - 4010 Posts - 0
Exhibitions

Alligator 6X6 Showcased at Eurosatory 2016

STREIT Group to showcases the Alligator 6×6 is a new type of tactical armored vehicle at Eurosatory 2016.


27.07.2016 Visits - 4297 Posts - 0