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Thales wins £125M Vehicle Sighting Systems contract for UK MoD Scout SV programme

Thales is announcing today the award of a £125M contract for the supply of Sighting Systems and Ancillary Equipment to General Dynamics UK for the Production Phase of the UK MoD’s Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme.

Key points:

  • Armoured Vehicle Sighting systems for the SV Scout vehicle which will provide the UK MoD with a step change in its vehicle reconnaissance and surveillance capability

  • The ORION Primary Sight provides a full 360° day and night surveillance capability

  • The LSA system, together with the Primary Sight, makes the battlefield a safer place for our troops through unrivalled situational awareness

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30.07.2015 Visits - 492 Posts - 0

£150M cannon contract signed for UK armoured fighting vehicles

The Defence Secretary has announced that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a £150 million contract to supply a new cannon capability for the UK Armed Forces.

29.07.2015 Visits - 380 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
GD UK Awarded GBP390 M Scout SV Support Contract and Invests in New UK Industrial Capability

General Dynamics UK has been awarded a £390 million contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) to provide in-service support for the SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) fleet until 2024. In addition, the company is opening a new Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV) Assembly, Integration and Testing (AIT) facility in South Wales.

24.07.2015 Visits - 569 Posts - 0
Curtiss-Wright Receives Award From Lockheed Martin for U.K. Ground Combat Vehicle Weapon Stabilization Program

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced that its Defense Solutions division has received a production award from Lockheed Martin to provide the Turret Drive Servo System (TDSS) for use in the British Army's new SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV). Curtiss-Wright's TDSS will provide weapon stabilization for the SCOUT Reconnaissance vehicle, which is expected to replace the older Scimitar vehicle.

20.07.2015 Visits - 759 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
Tata Motors awarded contract for 1,239 vehicles of its high-mobility multi-axle vehicles by the Indian Army

Tata Motors has bagged an order to supply around 1,200 vehicles of its high-mobility 6X6 multi-axle trucks, from the Indian Army – the single largest order awarded to an Indian private original equipment manufacturers (OEM) in land systems under the DPP by the Indian army. The order for 6X6 vehicles is for ‘material handling cranes’ for the loading-unloading and transportation of ammunition pallets, spares and other operational equipment.

15.07.2015 Visits - 1042 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
Delivery of 300. BOXER vehicle

End June 2015 the 300 BOXER vehicles has been delivered to the customers according to contract.

10.07.2015 Visits - 1207 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
AT Communication new partner Exelis and PacStar

Exelis C-OTM Mobile Command Center Communcation

10.07.2015 Visits - 1064 Posts - 0
$110 Million Received for M88 Recovery System Upgrades

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth $110.4 million to convert 36 M88A1 recovery vehicles to the M88A2 Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift Evacuation Systems (HERCULES) configuration.

07.07.2015 Visits - 1022 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
BAE Systems and Saab Australia join forces in a bid to create new Australian jobs

BAE Systems today signed a memorandum of understanding with Saab Australia to maximise Australian industry involvement in its bid for a major combat vehicle program.

07.07.2015 Visits - 902 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
CODAN Envoy™ Firmware V1.09

AT Communication International is pleased to announce new Firmware Release in Codan Envoy™ Transceivers. Now all Codan Envoy™ Transceivers supplied with Envoy™ Firmware V1.09.

07.07.2015 Visits - 679 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
Oshkosh Defense to Build 698 Additional FMTVs for US Army

Following a $184 million order from the U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC), Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, will produce 698 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) trucks for the U.S. Army. Deliveries will begin in 2016.

03.07.2015 Visits - 1087 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
Rheinmetall to Supply Kuwait With Advanced Armoured NBC Reconnaissance Vehicles

The Emirate of Kuwait has contracted with Rheinmetall to supply it with twelve state-of-the-art armoured NBC reconnaissance vehicles, the 2 NBC-RS “Spürfuchs”. Now binding, the order also includes comprehensive support in the form of training, service and spare parts. Delivery of the vehicle commences in 2017. An accompanying technical support agreement contract covers a period of five years, beginning as soon as the first Fuchs/Fox 2 NBC-RS vehicle enters service. The parties to the contract have agreed ot to disclose the cost of the order.

02.07.2015 Visits - 1044 Posts - 0
Netherlands order 12 new Bushmasters

A dozen life-saving Bushmasters are going into production in Bendigo for export to the Netherlands, after the country’s Ministry of Defence ordered new vehicles from Thales in Australia.

01.07.2015 Visits - 1213 Posts - 0
£150M cannon contract signed for UK armoured fighting vehicles

The Defence Secretary has announced that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded a £150 million contract to supply a new cannon capability for the UK Armed Forces.

01.07.2015 Visits - 1281 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
GD Receives $219 M for US Army's WIN-T Increment 2 Systems

General Dynamics received the first full rate production order from the U.S. Army to build additional Warfighter Information Network – Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 systems.

25.06.2015 Visits - 1318 Posts - 0

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