Defence Industry

Optex Systems Receives $841,000 in Initial Orders for Its Advanced Laser Protected Periscopes

RICHARDSON, TX -- Optex Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Optex Systems Holdings, Inc., a leading manufacturer of optical sighting systems and assemblies for domestic and foreign militaries, today announced that it has received $841,000 in orders for its laser protected periscopes with an option for an additional $841,000 from the U.S. Army Contracting Command.


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AT Communication International establishes US Headquarters in Rochester, New York

Rochester, NY -- AT Communication International (AT Comm) today announced that it has expanded its global operations and has established its United States headquarters in Rochester, New York. The new headquarters and company, AT Communication US, Inc. enables closer support and assistance to the US Government and its other US customers to deliver critical military and security technology requirements to coalition partners.


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Oshkosh Announces $243 M for Next Generation Light Tactical Vehicles

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed an order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program including 657 vehicles, 2,977 installed kits and related support. The order, which will serve both the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, is valued at more than $243 million.


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SAIC Awarded $121.5 Million ACV 1.1 Contract by U.S. Marine Corps

The U.S. Marine Corps awarded Science Applications International Corp. a prime contract worth $121.5 million to build 13 prototypes for the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle Phase 1, Increment 1 (ACV 1.1).


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KONGSBERG buys 49.9 % of Patria creating a leading Nordic defence partnership

Today, KONGSBERG has entered into an agreement with the Finnish state for the purchase of 49.9 % of the shares in Patria for EUR 272 million. Patria is Finland’s leading defence supplier and owns 50 % of the shares in the Norwegian company Nammo. The partnership will be a leading defence supplier in the Nordics, and a considerable supplier on the European defence market, with total gross revenues of NOK 13.4 billion in 2015.


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Ajax vehicle brings Merthyr Tydfil factory back to life

Following a £390 million commitment to the Ajax armoured vehicle by the Ministry of Defence (MOD), General Dynamics UK decided to turn the former Linde Forklift Truck factory in Merthyr Tydfil into an assembly, integration and testing centre for Ajax.


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Trusted Casspir Adds Firepower To Its Mine-Protection Qualities

The versatility and range of Denel’s Casspir mine-protected vehicles has been expanded to accommodate the firepower requirements of different clients. This will attract the interest of defence clients looking for a versatile and cost-effective family of mine-resistant vehicles.


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Arotech Power Systems Division receives $8.5 million in new order from the Israel Ministry Of Defense

Arotech Corporation today announced that its Power Systems Division has recently received $8.5 million in a new order for rechargeable batteries from the Israel Ministry of Defense (IMOD). The IMOD also has an option to order an additional $8.5 million of rechargeable batteries on the same terms.


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Oshkosh Corporation Clears Legal Challenge Related To The $6.7 Billion JLTV Production Contract

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, is clear of the legal challenge related to its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) production contract award after a competitor withdrew its protest from the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. Last week, the Court of Federal Claims denied the competitor’s request for a preliminary injunction, which allowed Oshkosh to continue work under the $6.7 billion JLTV contract. The JLTV program is cited among the Department of Defense’s top modernization priorities.


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Oshkosh Continues Work Under JLTV Production Contract

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, will continue to perform work on the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) production contract based on the U.S. Court of Federal Claims’ decision to deny Lockheed Martin’s request for a preliminary injunction while its protest is being heard. The JLTV program, which is cited among the Department of Defense’s highest modernization priorities, is charged with providing greater protection and off-road mobility for American troops as they perform future combat operations virtually anywhere in the world.


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CONTROP'S Compact Day/Night Observation Systems Chosen by a NATO Army

CONTROP Precision Technologies Ltd., a global leader in EO/IR defense and homeland security solutions, today announced that the company has been chosen to supply 90 advanced SHAPO systems for a NATO army's patrol vehicles during the course of 2016.


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Rheinmetall creates Europe’s leading producer of military vehicles

Rheinmetall AG has decided to consolidate its Defence unit’s extensive military vehicle activities in a new division called “Vehicle Systems”. As a first step, Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH (RLS) and Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) have been placed under joint management effective from 1 January 2016. Ben Hudson (CEO) and Michael Wittlinger (CFO) will lead the new division.


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Casspir Eland Joins Denel's Impressive Vehicle Stable

Denel has expanded the range of its recovery vehicles based on the well-known Casspir mine resistant system and is responding to keen interest shown by clients on the African continent.


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QinetiQ Australia starts fatigue testing on Thales’s Hawkei vehicle

QinetiQ Australia has commenced the second phase of full scale fatigue testing on the Hawkei vehicle at Thales Australia’s manufacturing facility in Bendigo, Victoria.


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AxleTech International builds first axle in new manufacturing facility in India

Troy, Michigan -- AxleTech International produced the first axle from its new dedicated manufacturing facility in India. The 45,000 square foot (4,180 square meter) plant, located in Pune, represents AxleTech’s first greenfield project in the country.


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