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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 - 4273 Posts - 0
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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.


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Tigr at Tank Days in Slovakia

The Tank Days in Laugaricio – a festival of history and military hardware enthusiasts, which has become a tradition – took place about 100 km from Bratislava in 1 and 2 June.


12.07.2016 Visits - 3715 Posts - 0
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AJAX Programme Completes Initial Air Portability Trials

Oakdale, South Wales -- General Dynamics Land Systems-UK has completed initial air portability trials for the AJAX family of vehicles at the Joint Air Delivery Test and Evaluation Unit (JADTEU) at Royal Air Force (RAF) Brize Norton.


04.07.2016 Visits - 3957 Posts - 0
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CMI Defence, partner of the US Army for the development of the future medium caliber system

At the beginning of 2016 CMI Defence was selected by, and in cooperation with, the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) for a Research and Development program focused on Medium Caliber Armament Systems. This effort is being undertaken within the framework of a ‘Cooperative Research and Development Agreement’ (CRADA) that will be concluded at the end of 2017. It involves the common conception of a new medium calibre armament system incorporating an existing product of the CMI Defence portfolio.


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AT Communication is pleased to announce the launch of the AT SA Situational Awareness Terminal

AT Communication International is pleased to announce the launch of the AT SA Situational Awareness Terminal.


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Polaris Defense Unveils Turbo Diesel MRZR

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- Polaris Defense, a division of Polaris Industries Inc., today announced the addition of a high-performance MRZR turbo diesel (MRZR-D) to its MRZR off-road vehicle lineup. MRZRs have redefined ultralight, off-road mobility for military vehicles and are mission critical for expeditionary forces in the U.S. and more than 20 allied countries to meet mission demands and threats while forward deployed. Polaris Defense will publicly debut the MRZR-D at the 2016 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC), in Tampa, Fla., May 24-26, and at CANSEC 2016, in Ottawa, Ontario, May 25-26.


19.05.2016 Visits - 2816 Posts - 0
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BAE and VOP CZ Team for the Czech Republic BMP-2 Replacement Programme

BAE Systems and VOP CZ have teamed up to pursue the Czech Republic’s BMP-2 Infantry Fighting Vehicle replacement programme. The two companies will combine efforts to deliver the CV90 vehicle for the Czech Land Forces.


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Rheinmetall to supply ammunition and accessories for Bundeswehr’s Puma infantry fighting vehicle

In the ongoing process of integrating the Puma infantry fighting vehicle into the German armed forces, Rheinmetall has recently booked a series of orders from Germany’s Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw). Besides production and delivery of 10,000 rounds of 30mm x 173 calibre armour-piercing ammunition, the Bundeswehr has contracted with Rheinmetall to modify a system gun rest, and to supply it with special tools and spare parts. The orders, placed from February to April, are worth over ˆ12 million in total.


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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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