Defence Industry

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.

11.06.2016 Visits - 1752 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

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 - 2730 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.

13.05.2016 Visits - 3438 Posts - 0
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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.

09.05.2016 Visits - 3348 Posts - 0
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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.

23.04.2016 Visits - 3186 Posts - 0
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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.

23.04.2016 Visits - 2930 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

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.

26.03.2016 Visits - 3919 Posts - 0
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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).

19.03.2016 Visits - 4120 Posts - 0
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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.

19.03.2016 Visits - 3840 Posts - 0
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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.

08.03.2016 Visits - 3971 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

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.

02.03.2016 Visits - 4079 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

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.

23.02.2016 Visits - 3236 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

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.

21.02.2016 Visits - 3066 Posts - 0
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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.

15.02.2016 Visits - 2930 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

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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