Defence Industry

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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Robots

RV Connex from Thailand has developed the RVE-1 robot

Thai company RV Connex unveiled RVE-1 remote controlled robot for neutralize improvised explosive devices at Defense & Security 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.


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Robots

Stratom XR-P Demonstrates Autonomous Loading, Unloading From MV-22

Colorado-based Stratom’s new eXpeditionary Robotic-Platform, or XR-P, was recently demonstrated by the U.S. Marine Corps, which used it to autonomously load and unload supplies from an MV-22 Osprey vertical takeoff and landing aircraft.


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Training And Simulators

SAAB Chosen As Sub-Contractor For The Ajax Virtual Crew Turret Trainer

Defence and security company Saab is pleased to announce that it has been sub-contracted by Lockheed Martin UK to assemble 16 of the UK’s new AJAX virtual Crew Turret Trainers.


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Future Technologies

GM Outlines Possibilities for Flexible, Autonomous Fuel Cell Electric Platform

Washington, D.C. -- General Motors aims to solve some of the toughest transportation challenges created by natural disasters, complex logistics environments and global conflicts. The company will display its Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS), a flexible fuel cell electric platform with autonomous capabilities, at the fall meeting of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) from Oct. 9-11, 2017. The commercially designed platform could be adapted for military use.


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Training And Simulators

Endeavor Robotics wins big military contract

Endeavor Robotics, the military and security business that broke off of iRobot Corp. in 2016, said Friday that it had won a US Army contract that could pay it up to $158 million to provide robots designed to sniff out explosives and other dangerous materials.


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Exhibitions

Oshkosh Defense Showcases JLTV Vehicles With Next Generation Weapon Integration Capabilities At AUSA 2017

OSHKOSH, Wis., -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, will showcase two variants of its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) with next generation lethality and networking capabilities at the AUSA Conference 2017. The vehicles will be on display at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from October 9 -11, 2017.


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Exhibitions

AxleTech International unveils industry-first independent suspension system at ICUEE

Troy, Michigan -- AxleTech International has worked with Altec Industries, a leading equipment and service provider for the electric utility industry, to develop and industrialize the next generation of drivetrain systems for All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) utility trucks.


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Defence Industry

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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Defence Industry

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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Contracts

FLIR Systems Awarded $74.7 Million Contract for Land Surveillance Systems for U.S. Army

FLIR Systems, Inc. has been awarded a $74.7 million firm-fixed-price order to deliver TacFLIR® surveillance cameras in support of the U.S. Army EO/IR-Force Protection (FP) program. The U.S. Army will purchase the systems through Army Contracting Command, Redstone.


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Defence Industry

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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Contracts

104 German Leopard 2 MBTs to be modernized

Rheinmetall will soon be modernizing part of the Bundeswehr’s fleet of Leopard main battle tanks, implementing a comprehensive array of upgrade measures. The Düsseldorf-based technology group for mobility and security will be responsible for key parts of a combat performance upgrade programme that will bring 104 Leopard 2 tanks up to state-of-the-art design status. Coupled with additional services, the modernization package is worth a total of ˆ118 million. The first serially retrofitted Leopard 2 A7V tanks will reach the Bundeswehr starting in 2020.


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Robots

Team Polaris® Stands Out in Army SMET Program

MINNEAPOLIS and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Polaris Industries Inc., Applied Research Associates Inc. (ARA) and Neya Systems LLC have teamed to provide the U.S. Army with an elite platform for the Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) program: the Team Polaris MRZR® X, that will evolve squad mobility with advanced unmanned systems technology from ARA and the pioneering and unsurpassed autonomous systems behavior of Neya Systems.


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Robots

Endeavor Robotics Wins Its Third Major Contract In Six Weeks With The United States Government

Chelmsford, Mass. -- Endeavor Robotics, the U.S.-based global leader in tactical ground robotics, has been awarded a contract for 75 FirstLook robots from the United States Government for immediate operational use. This marks the company’s third major contract win in the past six weeks.


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