Soldiers in Afghanistan Test New Off-Road Prototypes

Afghanistan -- Soldiers from Combined Task Force Currahee recently test-drove a new vehicle that could help alleviate some of the problems they have maneuvering through Afghanistan’s mountains and valleys.

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US Army Prepares Strykers for Reset in US

CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- While bands play, flags wave and families rejoice at the return of 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Soldiers to Fort Lewis, Wash., the operation to return home their battle-weary Stryker Combat Vehicles goes on here in Southwest Asia.

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British Army Takes Delivery of 500th Upgraded Bulldog Infantry Armored Vehicle

The British Army has today, Wednesday 21 May 2008, taken delivery of the 500th upgraded Bulldog infantry troop carrier, large numbers of which are deployed in Iraq where they have been praised by the troops operating them.

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BAE Systems Receives $21.8 Million Contract for Paladin Integrated Management Vehicles

YORK, Pa. -- BAE Systems has been awarded a $21.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command for the design and development of M109A6 Paladin Integrated Management (PIM) self-propelled howitzer vehicles.

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The DGA delivers first PVP to French Army

The French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA) has delivered to the French Army the first 30 small protected vehicles (PVP). These deliveries are the result of an initial order for 314 vehicles passed in 2004.

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Awesome firepower and agility puts Jackal in class of its own

The first of the UK military's tough new Jackal 4x4 patrol vehicles have been put through their paces in Helmand province, southern Afghanistan.

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The Finnish Ministry of Defence to outsource the Army material maintenance to Millog Oy

The Finnish Ministry of Defence has today announced its decision to transfer the Army material maintenance to a strategic partner, Patria’s subsidiary Millog Oy as of 2009 according to the proposition made by the Defence Command.

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U.S. Army Outlines Fiscal Year 2009 Budget

The U.S. Army announced on the 4th of February the details of its budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009, which covers the period from the 1st of October, 2008, to the 30th of September, 2009. The FY 2009 budget request is $140.7 billion.

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NAMSA Signs MOU with Israel

On 21 November, in a ceremony held at NAMSA, the Agency signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Logistic Support Cooperation with Israel.

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New precision "search and destroy" anti-armour weapon

The Army's current AS90 guns are to get a sophisticated new weapon that can more accurately seek out and destroy hostile armoured vehicles at long range (up to 22.5 km), day and night, in all weathers and in difficult terrain, such as forests and urban areas.

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Deadly Precision: Snipers Get New Longer Range Rifles

Snipers in the Army, Royal Marines and RAF Regiment are to get a new rifle that will give them lethal precision at even greater distances under a pound 4M contract.

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Armor Holdings, Inc. Receives $112 M Award for Improved Outer Tactical Vest

Armor Holdings, a leading manufacturer and distributor of military vehicles, vehicle armor systems and life safety and survivability systems serving military, law enforcement, homeland security and commercial markets, announced the receipt of a new contract award for $112 million to provide the Improved Outer Tactical Vest to the U.S. Army.

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General Dynamics Awarded $19 M Contract to Establish National Corps of Language Professionals

General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) National Security Education Program (NSEP) to develop a national volunteer civilian "Language Corps" whose members will be available for federal activation during times of international crisis, national emergency or to fulfill other national needs.

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Armor Holdings, Inc. Announces $47 Million in MOLLE Orders

Armor Holdings, a leading manufacturer and distributor of military vehicles, vehicle armor systems and life safety and survivability systems serving military, law enforcement, homeland security and commercial markets, announced the award of a new delivery order valued at $47.1 million from the U.S. Army Natick Contracting Activity.

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The United States Gives Weapons to Afghanistan's Army

The United States has given thousands of weapons and hundreds of armoured vehicles to Afghanistan's army as it braces for renewed fighting with Taleban insurgents in the spring.

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