Contracts

Lithuania boosts army with 88 BOXER vehicles

The European Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation (OCCAR) and the Lithuanian Ministry of Defence have commissioned ARTEC GmbH to supply 88 high-protection BOXER vehicles to the Lithuanian army starting in 2017.

ARTEC, a joint venture between Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall, will deliver the vehicles with medium-calibre weaponry in a remote-controlled turret.

Consequently, the BOXER family is now extended by the Infantry Fighting Vehicle variant.

Production will be carried out by ARTEC's two parent companies. 53 vehicles will be manufactured by KMW and 35 by Rheinmetall.

The German Armed Forces already have more than 400 BOXER vehicles in different variants in use or ...

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Defence Industry

First Batch Of Denel Vehicles Shipped To UAE Client

The first batch of RG31 mine-resistant vehicles manufactured by Denel Vehicle Systems for the UAE Armed Forces has been shipped.


24.08.2016 Visits - 351
Contracts

AM General awarded $356 million contract to build 1,673 hmmwvs

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- AM General has been awarded a $356,213,318 contract to manufacture and deliver 1,673 HMMWVs to the U.S. Government for further delivery to the Afghanistan National Army and Police.


12.08.2016 Visits - 1349
Defence Industry

Rheinmetall submits comprehensive offer to upgrade and enhance the British Army Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank fleet

Rheinmetall has submitted a comprehensive offer to extend the life and substantially upgrade the capabilities of the British Army fleet of Challenger 2 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) in response to the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) Request for Tender.


12.08.2016 Visits - 1463
Contracts

UK Team Bids for Challenger 2 Upgrade

AMPTHILL, BEDFORDSHIRE -- Lockheed Martin UK is to bid for the Ministry of Defence’s contract to upgrade the British Army’s Challenger 2 tanks.


11.08.2016 Visits - 1514
Contracts

Saab Receives Order For Vehicle Electronics For Leopard 2 Tank

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann Gmbh regarding development of new vehicle electronics for the Leopard 2 tank. The order value is approximately SEK130 million. Deliveries will be made during the period 2018–2022.


11.08.2016 Visits - 1440
Defence Industry

AMV35 selected for Land 400 evaluation

BAE Systems Australia and Land 400 bid partner Patria have been confirmed as one of two tenders selected to take part in the 12-month Risk Mitigation Activity for the Australian Army’s Land 400 Phase 2 combat reconnaissance vehicle program.


01.08.2016 Visits - 2246
Defence Industry

Boxer 8X8 CRV downselected for Australia’s LAND 400 Phase 2 program

Rheinmetall is pleased to have been selected by the Commonwealth of Australia for the Risk Mitigation Activities (RMA) of the LAND 400 Phase 2 program.


01.08.2016 Visits - 1979
Army

Letterkenny introduces new version of mine-resistant combat vehicle

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A ceremony celebrating the successful production of the latest version of the RG31, a mine-resistant ambush protected route clearance vehicle, was held on July 19 at Letterkenny Army Depot.


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Exhibitions

Alligator 6X6 Showcased at Eurosatory 2016

STREIT Group to showcases the Alligator 6×6 is a new type of tactical armored vehicle at Eurosatory 2016.


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Contracts

WFEL extends US Army contract with £30m upgrade deal

The five-year agreement will see WFEL procure and fit upgrade kits to 97 of its Dry Support Bridge (DSB) 40-metre systems to enable the US Army to cross gaps of 46 metres. A total of 34 systems will be upgraded in the first 12 months.


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Defence Industry

Tigr at Tank Days in Slovakia

The Tank Days in Laugaricio – a festival of history and military hardware enthusiasts, which has become a tradition – took place about 100 km from Bratislava in 1 and 2 June.


12.07.2016 Visits - 2545
Training And Simulators

ADF Weapons Simulator Contract

Meggitt PLC (“Meggitt” or “the Group”), a leading international company specialising in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and energy markets announces that Meggitt Training Systems has been awarded an $18 million USD contract from the Australian Defence Force’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group. Meggitt will develop, manufacture and install 460 EF88 Steyr assault rifle simulators and 115 SL40 40mm simulated grenade launchers.


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Defence Industry

AJAX Programme Completes Initial Air Portability Trials

Oakdale, South Wales -- General Dynamics Land Systems-UK has completed initial air portability trials for the AJAX family of vehicles at the Joint Air Delivery Test and Evaluation Unit (JADTEU) at Royal Air Force (RAF) Brize Norton.


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Contracts

Cobra II Armoured Vehicles Contract

Otokar, the largest privately owned defence industry company in Turkey, has announced that they have received a ˆ106.1 million order for COBRA II tactical wheeled armoured vehicles to be used by domestic security forces in various missions. The vehicles are due to be delivered in the first quarter of 2017.


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