Defence Industry

U.S. Army Purchases 20 MRZR® X Vehicles for Soldier Trials

MINNEAPOLIS and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Team Polaris® and its advanced MRZR® X multi-mode vehicle platform have been selected by the U.S. Army to be one of the robotic systems used by infantry brigade combat teams for the next year of trials as part of the Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) program.

“The optionally-manned MRZR X helps ease the transition from manned vehicles to unmanned because it maintains the functionality, drivability and multi-mission capability of a traditional MRZR,” said Patrick Zech, program manager, Polaris Government and Defense. “Providing the Army with the option for high speed operations or missions with a soldier driving behind a traditional steering wheel is an important part of our offering.”

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18.05.2018 Visits - 415
Exhibitions

BAE Systems to participate in IDEB in Bratislava

BAE Systems will be participating in the IDEB international defense and security exhibition in Bratislava, Slovakia May 16-18, focusing on capabilities that will be offered to key European countries to replace their armored vehicle fleets.


17.05.2018 Visits - 512
Defence Industry

Elbit Systems of Australia Concludes Successful Delivery of Thermal Weapon Sights to ADF

Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd (“Elbit Systems of Australia “ or “the Company”) has closed out the successful delivery phase of the Land 125 Phase 3C contract supplying XACTth65 thermal weapon sights to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Dan Webster, the Managing Director of Elbit Systems of Australia and Malcolm McKeith, the Director of Armaments Systems Program Office at The Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG), signed the final delivery document at Melbourne’s historic Victoria Barracks on 22 March. The Maintenance phase of Land 125 continues until mid-2020.


14.05.2018 Visits - 537
Defence Industry

Global Clearance Solutions to support HI with mine clearance, development and social protection of vulnerable population in Northern Chad

Freienbach, Switzerland, 19.04.2018 (PresseBox) - Global Clearance Solutions (GCS) is a leading company in the security industry and a provider of safe, reliable and cost-efficient solutions for the effective clearance/disposal of explosive remnants of war (ERW), including landmines, unexploded ordnance (UXO), improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and cluster munition. Additionally, the company offers a wide range of services and training in the field of EOD and IEDD*.


19.04.2018 Visits - 1499
Defence Industry

BAE Systems and Milrem LCM Sign Maintenance Support Contract for Estonian CV90s

BAE Systems and Milrem LCM, an Estonian provider of combat vehicle life-cycle management, have signed a contract to support Estonia’s fleet of CV9035 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs).


19.04.2018 Visits - 1483
Robots

In Russia conducted winter tests of Combat UGV

On March 6, 2018, the Kalashnikov Concern published information on recent tests of equipment and weapons, the purpose of which was to test the operation of all systems in low-temperature conditions. The company published a brief description of this event, as well as shared photos and videos. The press service of the concern explained what exactly specialists were doing during the recent tests and what tasks they were solving.


21.03.2018 Visits - 3082
Defence Industry

Three-axis amphibious armored truck was created in Belarus

Multi-purpose armored vehicle Vitim 668240 was developed in Minsk at the Minotor-Service enterprise. It was first presented at the International Military Technical Forum "Army-2017" in the Moscow region of Kubinka, Russia.


20.03.2018 Visits - 2707
Defence Industry

Rheinmetall set to supply the Australian Defence Force with over 200 Boxer wheeled armoured reconnaissance vehicles

The Prime Minister of Australia, The Honourable Malcolm Turnbull MP, has announced today that Rheinmetall has been selected by the Australian Government to provide its next generation 8x8 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRVs) as part of plans to modernise the Australian Army under the Land 400 Phase 2 Project.


18.03.2018 Visits - 2787
Defence Industry

Huge potential for KONGSBERG in Qatar

KONGSBERG has signed a cooperation agreement in Qatar for long-term technology development programs within defence, maritime industry and digitalization.


14.03.2018 Visits - 2794
Defence Industry

Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering's 8x8 combat vehicle nearing service entry

Paramount Group, the African-based global defence and aerospace company, and its joint venture in Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering (KPE), announced that the Ministry of Defence of Kazakhstan is in the final stages of the evaluation of the Barys 8x8 combat vehicle ahead of acceptance into service by the country's armed forces.


14.03.2018 Visits - 2576
Defence Industry

BAE Systems submits proposal for the U.S. Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower program

BAE Systems submits proposal for the U.S. Army’s Mobile Protected Firepower program


07.03.2018 Visits - 3128
Defence Industry

Otokar submitted its Best and Final Offer for Altay Serial Production

Turkey's leading land systems manufacturer Otokar submitted it best and final offer (BAFO) regarding the serial production of Altay Main Battle Tank Project to Undersecretariat for Defence Industries (SSM) on February 8th within the scope of the "Modern Tank Production Project by using National Sources".


22.02.2018 Visits - 3572
Contracts

Nexter and Texelis win the lightweight VBMR contract

Roanne, February 12th, 2018 –Nexter and Texelis are delighted at today's confirmation by Florence Parly, Minister of Armies, for the attribution of the supply of Lightweight Multi-Role Armoured Vehicles (VBMR Véhicules Blindés Multi-Rôles) for the French Army. The contract went through the “Direction Générale de l’Armement” (DGA) in the presence of Joël Barre, National Armament Director (NAD), and Bernard Barrera, Major General of the land forces.


13.02.2018 Visits - 3860
Defence Industry

U.S. Army Places $106 Million Order For 416 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed a $106 million order for 416 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and associated installed and packaged kits. This is the eighth order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.


08.02.2018 Visits - 4122
Defence Industry

The U.S. Army Awards Oshkosh Defense The Contract For The Famıly Of Medıum Vehıcles A2 Varıant

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) has awarded Oshkosh Defense a firm fixed price requirements contract spanning up to seven ordering years for the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 variant. The initial estimated contract value is $476 million with no cap on the number of vehicles the Army may purchase.


08.02.2018 Visits - 4037
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