M-ATVs to replace Humvees in Afghanistan, U.S. Army Vice COS says

WASHINGTON -- The mine-resistant ambush- protected all-terrain vehicle, or M-ATV, is on its way to Afghanistan to replace many of the up-armored Humvees.

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Pentagon Buys MRAPs With Improved Suspension

The improved suspension is aimed at providing better off-road capability in the rough.

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Army Ground Combat Vehicle Request for Proposal Released

The Army released last Thursday a request for proposal (RFP) for the technology development phase of the Infantry Fighting Vehicle being developed under the Ground Combat Vehicle (GCV) effort.

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U.S. Army Surges CROWS Weapons Stations to Afghanistan

PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. -- With the surge to Afghanistan underway, thousands of advanced CROWS weapon systems are taking flight to support U.S. Army forces in theater.

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First UK Company to be awarded TL Approval by German Army

MTL Group Ltd a global supplier of processed armour steel has become the first company in the UK to be awarded TL approval from the German Federal Armed Forces (Bundeswehr or BWB).

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US Army Announces Force Structure Actions

The US Army announced today the decision to relocate Headquarters, Army Contracting Command and Headquarters, Expeditionary Contracting Command from Fort Belvoir, Va., to Redstone Arsenal, Ala.

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Warthog vehicle arrives in UK for Afghan modifications

The first of 100 new Warthog vehicles, bought by the MOD to be used by British troops in Afghanistan's Green Zone, arrived in the UK yesterday to be prepared for operations.

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Making military vehicles interoperable

With the constant changing operational need for new weapons and armour on military vehicles, the MOD is working with industry to provide ever efficient solutions. Report by Cliff Caswell.

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US Army Announces Independent Body Armor Review

Secretary of the US Army John McHugh announced today that the National Research Council (NRC) will perform an independent assessment of the Army’s body armor testing, following last month’s recommendation by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) for an independent review.

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Indian Army to procure over 100 Armoured Personnel Carriers

In an effort to strengthen its mechanised forces, according to DD India, the Indian Army is looking forward to procure over 100 Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) for deployment in different kinds of terrains.

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Preparing vehicles for Afghanistan in UK

Often perceived as just a storage facility, the huge Army vehicle depot in Gloucestershire is actually where military vehicles, from tanks to quad bikes, are fully prepared for use in Afghanistan. Report by Richard Long.

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Mastiff Group deploys to Afghanistan

More than 60 soldiers from 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (3 YORKS) and The King's Royal Hussars (KRH) have deployed to Afghanistan for the vital role of transporting troops and protecting large convoys in Helmand province.

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Testing the latest armoured vehicles for Afghanistan

The latest armoured vehicles being sent to do battle with the Taliban are tested to the limit by a specialist unit at Bovington in Dorset.

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Israeli Field Intelligence Corps testing new Advanced Observation Vehicle

The Israeli Field Intelligence Corps are beginning operation experiments with a new observation vehicle. The vehicle is equipped with the most advanced data collecting tools in the IDF.

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Upgraded Oplot MBT to Enter Service with the Ukrainian Army

The upgraded version of the Oplot main battle tank is undergoing government trials, which include comprehensive testing of the tank's firing, mobility and protection capabilities.

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