Army Guide
Home: :Products: :Companies: :Countries: :Contact
About project
AGM magazine


Defence Industry
Future Technologies
Training And Simulators
Term of the day

Feedback and Forum


To Webmasters
RSS Feeds

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.

“The Oshkosh FMTV delivers unprecedented durability and reliability while meeting the demands of the mission and our soldiers on today’s battlefields,” said John Bryant, senior vice president of defense programs at Oshkosh Defense. “The FMTV program is a prime example of how Oshkosh has worked with the U.S. Army to deliver a very successful vehicle program that achieves all of the quality, performance, schedule and cost objectives – and ultimately puts a great truck in the hands of our soldie ...


03.07.2015 Visits - 224 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 - 230 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 - 307 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 - 461 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 - 505 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
Force protection and firepower: the future arrives with formal transfer of Puma infantry fighting vehicle to the Bundeswehr

Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) formally handed over the Puma infantry fighting vehicle to the German Bundeswehr today, the most advanced system of its kind anywhere. One of the world’s most ambitious projects in the field of army technology thus enters the utilization phase.

24.06.2015 Visits - 630 Posts - 0
Oshkosh Awarded Contract to Recapitalize US Army's Heavy Tactical Vehicles

The U.S. Army has awarded Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, a five year requirements contract to recapitalize its Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV). Oshkosh will bring the Army’s fleet of Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks (HEMTT) and Palletized Load Systems (PLS) to the latest model configuration and the same zero-mile, zero-hour condition as new production vehicles.

24.06.2015 Visits - 562 Posts - 0
US Army Gives Green Light to GD for WIN-T Increment 2 FRP

The U.S. Army received approval to move forward with full rate production of the Warfighter Information Network – Tactical (WIN-T) Increment 2 system. Designed and built by General Dynamics, WIN-T Increment 2 provides commanders and soldiers with an unprecedented ability to communicate, share information and intelligence while on patrol, with connectivity rivaling that found in a stationary command post.

10.06.2015 Visits - 1066 Posts - 0
Robots from South Korea, U.S. Win DARPA Finals

POMONA, USA -- A robot from South Korea took first prize and two American robots took second and third prizes here yesterday in the two-day robotic challenge finals held by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

08.06.2015 Visits - 1108 Posts - 0
GD Awarded $28 M for Future Fighting Vehicle Design Concepts

The U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $28.2 million contract to develop several design concepts for the Future Fighting Vehicle (FFV) Phase 1 effort. General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics.

04.06.2015 Visits - 1675 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
U.S. Army Awards Additional M-ATV Reset Contract to Oshkosh Defense

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- The U.S. Army has awarded a contract to Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, to reset 360 additional Oshkosh-produced Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) All-Terrain Vehicles (M-ATVs). As the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Oshkosh is best suited to standardize the M-ATV fleet configuration to achieve mission readiness. The M-ATV Reset program will allow the U.S. Army to extend the life of its vehicles and upgrade them with the latest protective technologies.

04.06.2015 Visits - 1181 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
Rheinmetall teams with Polish partner to develop new wheeled armoured vehicle

Rheinmetall is set to play an important role in developing a new wheeled armoured vehicle for the Polish armed forces. Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) has just signed a cooperation agreement with Polish defence contractor Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa SA (PGZ) and its subsidiary Obrum sp. z o.o. The centrepiece of the cooperation agreement is a new amphibious vehicle for the Polish military.

31.05.2015 Visits - 1670 Posts - 0
Training And Simulators
CMI Defence and SILKAN join strengths to create AGUERIS, a new player in land forces simulation and training

CMI Defence SAS, the French subsidiary of CMI group (Cockerill Maintenance & Ingenierie), a leader in multifunctional, high-effect weapon systems for light and medium weight armored vehicles and a provider of technical and training assistance, and SILKAN, French leader in virtual simulation and real time interconnection applied to critical systems, create together a joint venture named AGUERIS. This company aims at becoming a new leader in the field of land forces simulation and training.

29.05.2015 Visits - 1287 Posts - 0
Defence Industry
Rolls-Royce To Supply MTU Engines For British Army's Scout SV Armoured Fighting Vehicle

Rolls-Royce has received an order from General Dynamics European Land Systems for the delivery of 589 MTU Series 199 diesel engines for use in the new SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) for the British Army.

28.05.2015 Visits - 1663 Posts - 0
Human-robot Teams Compete June 5 at DARPA Finals

WASHINGTON -- In eight days, 25 human-robot teams will compete on the rubble-strewn field of a mock disaster, the robots driving cars, using tools and communicating with their human partners over degraded communication links, just like in a real disaster.

28.05.2015 Visits - 1054 Posts - 0

Defence Industry
Future Technologies
Training And Simulators
Term of the day

Latest Forum Posts
Defense Media Review...
Posts - 6
joshtcohen (17:13 01.04.2015)
No Tanks No Thanks: US Army looking towa...
Posts - 3
joshtcohen (17:07 01.04.2015)
global armour limited in n ireland...
Posts - 2
loner (23:13 15.10.2013)
Die Bezeichnung des Tages...
Posts - 61
Kenner (15:10 15.04.2013)
中文 - méi tiān xu...
Posts - 49
大面 (10:26 29.03.2013)
Forums List

Last Article Posts
Armoured SISU 8x8 Fire Truck brings extinguishing operations to new level... (26.04.2015)
Posts - 3
KMDB Has Tested a BAU-23x2 Remote Controlled Weapon Station... (21.03.2015)
Posts - 1
BAE Awarded Contract to Begin AMPV Program... (28.01.2015)
Posts - 1
PROTECTOR MCT-30 unveiling at Eurosatory... (23.06.2014)
Posts - 1
More Foxhound vehicles for British Army... (19.11.2013)
Posts - 1

Most Popular Articles
The Prospect of the Russian Armed Forces... (29.12.2004)
Visits - 16442
The Ukrainian Army Switches to More Efficient Methods of Personnel Training... (29.12.2004)
Visits - 13753
Anniversary of the Arsenal Central Design Bureau... (29.12.2004)
Visits - 14090
Russia Supplies its Special-purpose vehicles to Azerbaijan... (11.01.2005)
Visits - 15515
The Russian Army Has Completed the Trials of the BTR-90 Armoured Personnel Carrier... (11.01.2005)
Visits - 20075
All Articles

Home | Articles | Products | Companies | Countries | Quantities | Denial of Guarantees and Rights | Contact | Russian

© ATEN, 2002-2008