Defence Industry

Rheinmetall delivers two special ops vehicles to the Saxony State Police

On 15 December 2017 Rheinmetall transfers the first of two heavily protected Survivor R transport vehicles to the Saxony State Police. The second system will be delivered before Christmas. The Free State of Saxony ordered the two vehicles from Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) in February of this year. Forming part of an extensive anti-terror package, the vehicles will be used to equip special police units in Saxony.


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Rheinmetall modernizing 25 more Marder IFVs for Jordan

The German government has contracted with Rheinmetall to upgrade a further 25 Marder infantry fighting vehicles from surplus Bundeswehr stocks. The vehicles are destined for the Jordanian armed forces. Delivery will begin in the first quarter of 2018. The contract was awarded under a German military aid programme aimed at bolstering the capabilities of the Jordanian armed forces in the fight against international terrorism as well as for border security and stabilization missions. Booked in October 2017, the order is worth over ˆ17 million without value added tax.


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The Finnish army is testing a new MiSu armored vehicle

The Finnish Army has purchased four MiSu armored vehicles for field testing. The cost of the purchase is 4 million euros.


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Production of ALAN armored cars is in place in Kazakhstan

The Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering together with the Israeli company Plasan has mastered production of Alan armored wheeled vehicles.


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Czech precision optical systems producer to support line-of-sight technology for BAE Systems’ CV90

Czech optical specialist Meopta will support vital line-of-sight technology for BAE Systems’ CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) as part of a Memorandum of Understanding with defence and security company Saab.


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Uralvagonzavod has prepared a new tank engine for serial production

Uralvagonzavod (part of the Rostekh Corporation) has published information that after the successful completion of all the tests it prepared for serial production new V-92S2F tank engine.


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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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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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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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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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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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Rheinmetall and Paravan enter global cooperation agreement

The Rheinmetall technology group, represented by Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH, has joined forces with Paravan GmbH, a market leader in drive-by-wire technologies, to cooperate in the field of autonomous driving.


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Remotec’s unmanned ground vehicle offers affordability and versatility with extraordinary mobility

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Northrop Grumman Corporation’s subsidiary Remotec Inc. is unveiling the newest member of the Andros line of proven unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), the Interoperability Profile (IOP)-compliant Nomad.


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U.S. Marine Corps Advances SAIC to Next Phase of AAV SU Production

RESTON, Va.--The U.S. Marine Corps Program Executive Officer Land Systems (PEO LS) approved the Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Survivability Upgrade (SU) program to enter into the Production and Deployment Phase following a Milestone C decision. As a part of the decision Science Applications International Corp. SAIC was awarded an initial Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) option to provide the Marine Corps additional AAV SU vehicles. As part of the LRIP decision, SAIC will deliver a total of 25 vehicles over a two-year period for operational test and evaluation and initial fielding to USMC expeditionary units.


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General Dynamics Land Systems–UK begins AJAX Manned Live Firing Phase of Programme, Using CTAI 40mm Cannon

ExCeL Exhibition Centre, London -- General Dynamics Land Systems–UK has begun the industry manned live firing phase of the AJAX programme, with the CTA International 40mm (CT40) cannon.


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