Defence Industry

Supacat Special Operations Vehicles Accepted in New Zealand

Supacat has announced that the fleet of Special Operations Vehicles – Mobility Heavy (SOV-MH) has been accepted by the New Zealand Ministry of Defence. The fleet goes into service with the New Zealand Defence Force early this year.

The new SOV-MH vehicles are based on the latest MkII version of Supacat’s HMT Extenda and provide a high level of commonality with the equivalent vehicles with other Special Forces. New Zealand is a new customer for Supacat and the latest defence force to join the HMT family.

Designed for, and used by, the world’s elite Special Forces, the HMT Extenda is unique in being convertible to either a 4×4 or 6×6 configuration to meet different operational requirements. Its open archi ...

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18.01.2018 Visits - 3
Defence Industry

Protection of BTR-87 8x8 will increase due to the use of ceramics and titanium

The Russian BTR-87 Armored Personnel Carrier will receive addon protective panels with special ceramics and titanium, the Vyksa's "Plant of Corps" reports.


13.01.2018 Visits - 297
Training And Simulators

SAAB Receives Order For Upgrade Of German Army Vehicle Simulators

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support, BAAINBw, for upgrade of the German Army’s vehicle simulators. The total order value is SEK 107 million. The upgrade programme will commence in 2018.


12.01.2018 Visits - 265
Robots

HDT Global Hunter WOLF Awarded Phase II SMET Contract

SOLON, Ohio -- HDT Global (HDT), a leading provider of highly engineered solutions for extreme environments across military, public and private sectors, announced today its Wheeled Offload Logistics Follower (WOLF) robotic system has been awarded a Phase II Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport Program contract. The HDT Hunter WOLF system closely matches infantry mobility and can traverse narrow trails, steep slopes and dense jungles, while carrying up to 1000 lbs. of cargo for more than 72 hours without resupply.


10.01.2018 Visits - 331
Defence Industry

BAE Systems is working on the ACV 1.1 program

BAE Systems has submitted its bid for the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 down-select with an offering that has superior mobility, survivability and increased carry and payload.


10.01.2018 Visits - 349
Army

The new Typhoon-VDV 4x4 protected vehicle is being tested in Russia

The Department of Information and Communications of the Ministry of Defense of Russia reported that the new Typhoon-VDV 4x4 protected vehicle is being tested at special sites and test ranges.


04.01.2018 Visits - 673
Contracts

Jenoptik Participating in the Modernization of the Leopard 2 Tank for the Bundeswehr

The Jenoptik Defense & Civil Systems segment will provide digital electric gun turret drive systems to a total value of more than 12 million euros.


02.01.2018 Visits - 667
Defence Industry

OSHKOSH DEFENSE AWARDED $40 MILLION FROM U.S. ARMY FOR RECAPITALIZATION OF THE ARMY RESERVES HEAVY VEHICLE FLEET

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announces today that it has been awarded a $40 million delivery order from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to recapitalize vehicles from the U.S. Army Reserves Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV) fleet. Oshkosh will bring the Army’s fleet of Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT) to their latest model configuration and the same zero-mile, zero-hour condition as new production vehicles.


28.12.2017 Visits - 713
Contracts

U.S. Army Places $100.1 Million Order For 258 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed a $100.1 million order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program, to include 258 vehicles and associated installed and packaged kits. This is the seventh order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.


23.12.2017 Visits - 802
Contracts

BAE Systems receives U.S. Army contract to begin M109A7 full-rate production

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract that clears the path to begin full-rate production of the company’s M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier vehicles.


23.12.2017 Visits - 805
Army

The Russian Ministry of Defense has concluded contracts for the supply of an experimental-industrial batch of T-14 Armata MBT

The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Ground Forces Colonel-General Oleg Salyukov said that state contracts have already been concluded for the supply of an experimental industrial batch of T-14 Armata Main Battle Tanks (MBT) for military operation.


23.12.2017 Visits - 787
Robots

Ministry of Defense of Russia demonstrated a new Kungas UGV

"At the operational-special gathering together with officials of the Main Command of the Ground Forces of the Russian Federation in the Moscow region, the Kungas Combat Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) was demonstrated," the Russian Ministry of Defense reported.


22.12.2017 Visits - 742
Defence Industry

SAAB Receives Order From KMW For Mobile Camouflage Systems

Defence and security company Saab has received an order from the German company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann GmbH (KMW) for deliveries of Mobile Camouflage Systems (MCS). Deliveries will take place during the period 2018-2022.


19.12.2017 Visits - 744
Robots

In Russia will be tested the Nerehta combat robot

Tests of the Nerehta Armed Unmanned Ground Vehicle (AUGV) in winter conditions will be held in the city of Kovrov in the Vladimir region of Russia, the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Ministry of Defense of Russia reports.


19.12.2017 Visits - 750
Defence Industry

BAE Systems contracts Czech metal manufacturer for Swedish Mjölner programme

The agreement represents BAE Systems’ first agreement with a supplier in the Northern Liberec region of the Czech Republic.


19.12.2017 Visits - 765
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