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Krauss-Maffei Wegmann supports the modernization of the Hungarian Army

Munich -- NATO and EU member state Hungary is modernizing its land forces and seeking a European alliance for its equipment.

As part of this modernization process, Hungary signed a contract for the procurement of 44 new Leopard 2A7+ main battle tanks and 24 new PzH 2000 howitzers with German defense technology company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) on December 19th, 2018.

In addition, Hungary is procuring 12 used Leopard 2 A4 main battle tanks from KMW’s inventories for training purposes. The project represents a further step toward greater interoperability between European armed forces. Hungarian Defense Minis ...

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22.12.2018 Visits - 1187
Defence Industry

U.S. Army awards General Dynamics contract for Mobile Protected Firepower

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. -- The U.S. Army has awarded a $335 million Section 804 Middle Tier Acquisition (MTA) Rapid Prototyping contract to General Dynamics Land Systems to deliver 12 prototype vehicles for the Mobile Protected Firepower program.


19.12.2018 Visits - 1082
Defence Industry

BAE Systems awarded development contract for Mobile Protected Firepower

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $376 million for the Engineering, Manufacturing, and Development (EMD) phase of the Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) program and rapid prototyping effort with low-rate initial production options.


18.12.2018 Visits - 1069
Robots

Rheinmetall Mission Master Dominates European Ground Robotic Systems Competition at ELROB 2018

At the end of September, and for the first time, Rheinmetall took part in ELROB with its unmanned multi-mission “Mission Master” vehicle. At Europe’s largest exhibition for military ground robotics, Rheinmetall’s Mission Master team entered the fray, taking on a number of competing teams. Made by Rheinmetall Canada, the cargo version of this versatile vehicle turned in a particularly compelling performance in the “Mule” category.


04.11.2018 Visits - 4000
Robots

Textron Systems Announces Plans to Acquire Robotics Innovator Howe & Howe Technologies

The Textron Systems segment of Textron Inc. announced that Textron Inc. has entered into a letter of intent to purchase Howe & Howe Technologies, Inc. of Waterboro, Maine. The combined portfolio of Textron Systems and Howe & Howe Technologies will position Textron Systems as a global leader in autonomy across the air, land and sea domains.


04.11.2018 Visits - 2995
Defence Industry

Serbia intends to buy a batch of Chechen Chaborz military all-terrain vehicles

Serbia intends to purchase a batch of three-seat Chaborz M-3 military all-terrain vehicles, developed at the Russian University of Special Forces in Gudermes (Chechen Republic, Russia). This was reported by the assistant of the head of Chechnya and curator of the Russian special forces university, Daniel Martynov.


20.10.2018 Visits - 4225
Defence Industry

Oshkosh FMTV A2 Makes Debut at Ausa 2018, Multiple JLTVS Command the Floor

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, will debut the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 variant, as well as showcase multiple Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) at the 2018 AUSA Conference. The vehicles will be on display at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. from Monday, October 8th through Wednesday, October 10th, 2018.


14.10.2018 Visits - 3770
Robots

Kongsberg and Milrem Robotics Showcase a Robotic Antitank and HMG System at AUSA

The Titan unmanned ground vehicle by robotic warfare systems developer Milrem Robotics with the PROTECTOR remote weapon station by Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace is exhibited at this year’s AUSA trade show in Washington DC.


14.10.2018 Visits - 3685
Defence Industry

Triple-digit million euro contract for Rheinmetall

An international customer has ordered components for manufacturing the Fuchs/Fox 2 wheeled armoured vehicle. The order is worth a figure in the three-digit million euro range. Delivery of the components will take place during the 2019-2020 timeframe. This contract has special significance for Rheinmetall’s Kassel plant, birthplace of the battle-tested 6x6 vehicle.


14.10.2018 Visits - 3592
Defence Industry

Raytheon, Rheinmetall join forces for US Army’s Next-Gen Combat Vehicle competition

Raytheon Company and Rheinmetall Defence have joined forces to meet the U.S. Army’s requirement for the Next-Generation Combat Vehicle-Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program. The global industry team will offer the new Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle paired with Raytheon weapons, sensors and system integration expertise to provide the Army with an advanced, modular, survivable and lethal solution with unmatched growth potential.


14.10.2018 Visits - 3549
Contracts

U.S. Army Awards AM General $51.3 Million Contract For High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles

SOUTH BEND, Ind., September 26, 2018 – Global vehicle solutions provider, AM General, has been awarded a $51.3 million contract to recapitalize High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) for the U.S. Army. The company will utilize its longstanding and proven Public Private Partnership (PPP) program with the Red River Army Depot (RRAD) to deliver mission-capable, like-new M1152 and M1165 HMMWV variants.


07.10.2018 Visits - 3612
Contracts

AM General Awarded 5-Year Requirements Contract For Up To 2,800 M997A3 HMMWV Ambulances

The U.S. Army Contracting Command today awarded global vehicle solutions provider, AM General, a requirements contract to manufacture an estimated quantity of up to 2,800 new M997A3 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) Ambulances. The total value of the contract, if all options are exercised, is approximately $800 million.


07.10.2018 Visits - 3516
Defence Industry

EOS launches new ultra light R150

Electro Optic Systems (EOS) today launched the latest product in its family of highly successful remote weapons systems. The R150 is a stabilised, lightweight platform for remotely mounting weapon systems on protected vehicles. It follows in the footsteps of its larger sibling, the R400. Designed to be half the weight, the R150 has exactly the same performance characteristics as the R400 when fitted with weapons up to and including the 12.7mm machine gun.


08.09.2018 Visits - 4499
Contracts

Australia Orders 211 Boxer Wheeled Armoured Vehicles

Australia has awarded Rheinmetall an order for 211 Boxer wheeled armoured vehicles worth a total of ˆ2.1 billion (AUD3.3 billion).


17.08.2018 Visits - 5925
Robots

Cobra-1600 EOD UGV for the first time entered service brigade of the Russian army

Remote controlled Cobra-1600 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unmanned Ground Vehicle (EOD UGV), for the first time entered service brigade of the Russian army.


10.08.2018 Visits - 5548
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