BAE Awarded $109 M to Convert M88 Recovery Vehicles for US Army

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract modification worth $109.7 million to convert 36 M88A1 recovery vehicles to the M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift Evacuation Systems (HERCULES) configuration.

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WFEL receives UK MoD contract

WFEL — manufacturer of rapidly-installed, mobile military bridges — has been awarded an initial contract by the UK MoD to undertake an Assessment Phase Programme, as part of the review to sustain the Heavy Forces Close Support Bridge (CSB) and General Support Bridge (GSB) capability, currently being provided by the BR90 system, to support UK forces out to 2040. A primary objective of this programme is to provide the Heavy Forces with an MLC 100 (Tracked) capability in order to support unrestricted crossing by UK Heavy Forces by 2022.

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BAE Systems to Produce Assault Amphibious Vehicles for Japan

BAE Systems will produce Assault Amphibious Vehicles for the Japanese Ministry of Defense under a new $149 million contract.

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Tata Motors bags additional order for 619 nos. of 6 X 6 HIGH-MOBILITY VEHICLES, from Indian Army

Tata Motors have signed a follow-on contract for the supply of an additional 619 units, of its high-mobility (HMV) 6X6 multi-axle truck, from the Indian Army. Being built with a material handling crane, the Tata 6X6 HMV is meant for the loading-unloading and transportation of ammunition pallets, spares and other operational equipment.

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BAE Awarded Contract to Refurbish CV90 Vehicles for Sweden

The Swedish government has awarded BAE Systems a contract to refurbish 262 Combat Vehicles 90 (CV90) for the Swedish Army. The company’s work will include refurbishing the chassis and upgrading the vehicle’s survivability and turrets, as well as enhancing combat system performance. Together, these efforts will help increase the vehicles’ lifespan in support of Army capabilities.

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Oshkosh to Upgrade the US Army's Heavy Tactical Vehicles

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, will recapitalize 1,212 Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV) and produce 345 trailers following multiple orders from the U.S. Army valued at more than $430 million. Oshkosh will upgrade the Army’s fleet of Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT) and Palletized Load Systems (PLS) to provide the same performance and life cycle cost advantages as new production vehicles. All work performed under the contract will be completed in Oshkosh, Wis., with deliveries occurring from 2016 to 2017.

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Rheinmetall to manufacture ordnance for a European partner

A European procurement agency has awarded Rheinmetall a major order for ordnance.

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Alcoa Awarded up to $50 M from US Army to Advance Combat Vehicles

Lightweight metals leader Alcoa has been awarded a five-year contract from the U.S. Army worth up to $50 million for R&D projects focused on developing innovative, lightweighting solutions for ground combat vehicles. The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) awarded Alcoa Defense a “Ground Vehicle Light-Weighting” contract to support efforts to accelerate technology research and development and provide engineering solutions for Department of Defense ground vehicles and intelligent ground systems.

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AM General Secures Additional $57 M In HMMWV Vehicle And Parts Sales

AM General today announced it has secured $57 million in HMMWV contracts and vehicle parts for Iraq, Serbia, Argentina, and the U.S. National Guard and Reserve.

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Rheinmetall to upgrade 128 Polish Leopard 2 main battle tanks

Poland has just awarded the Düsseldorf-based Group a contract for overhauling 128 Leopard 2 MBTs.

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FNSS Awarded New Contract To Deliver Pars Wheeled Armoured Vehicles

Turkey’s leading land based defence systems company FNSS, has achieved another success with its PARS Wheeled Armoured Vehicle (WAV) family. Recently FNSS was awarded a contract to supply the PARS WAV to a new customer.

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Rheinmetall wins major order from Latin American customer for logistic vehicles

A Latin American customer placed a major order with Rheinmetall today for logistic vehicles. Worth over ˆ53 million, the contract encompasses an initial lot of 338 logistic vehicles for the army and navy. The order also includes support services.

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MTL Advanced signs multi-million pound contract with NIMR Automotive

MTL Advanced is pleased to announce it has received its largest order to date for supply of armoured cabs to UAE armoured vehicle manufacturer NIMR Automotive.

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Patria AMV vehicle selected by the United Arab Emirates

The General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates’ Armed Forces has ordered Patria AMV 8x8 armoured wheeled vehicles. All details of the contract are classified.

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Rheinmetall wins major artillery ammunition order

An international customer has awarded Rheinmetall an important contract for artillery ammunition. Worth around ˆ130 million, the order encompasses the Group’s full spectrum of projectile variants as well as the accompanying propelling charges. Delivery of the products will take place during a period up to the end of 2019.

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