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 - 165 Posts - 0
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 - 177 Posts - 0
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 - 1755 Posts - 0
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 - 1619 Posts - 0
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 - 1693 Posts - 0
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 - 1735 Posts - 0
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 - 1637 Posts - 0
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 - 2109 Posts - 0
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 - 2571 Posts - 0
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.


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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 - 3104 Posts - 0
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.


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Defence Industry

MIV BOXER manufacture drives UK jobs and prosperity

Leading British companies in the defence sector BAE Systems, Pearson Engineering and Thales UK have signed agreements with the ARTEC consortium as partners for the production of BOXER. Should the armoured wheeled vehicle be selected as the British Army’s next generation Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV), at least 60% of BOXER’s value creation and 100% of final assembly will take place in Britain. To ensure the best value to the British tax payer, ARTEC has defined a competitive process for the main partners and their supply chains to follow.


06.02.2018 Visits - 2884 Posts - 0
Defence Industry

ATI Announces New Long-Term Agreements With General Dynamics Land Systems

PITTSBURGH -- Allegheny Technologies Incorporated announced that it has signed two new Long-Term Pricing Agreements (LTPAs) with General Dynamics (GD) Land Systems to be the preferred supplier of titanium plate for the Abrams tank (United States) and the AJAX specialist vehicle (United Kingdom). The Abrams LTPA runs through 2019 while the AJAX LTPA runs through 2021.


30.01.2018 Visits - 2832 Posts - 0
Future Technologies

ADS GmbH defines the next generation of Active Protection Systems by the rigorous application of highest safety standards

ADS Gesellschaft für aktive Schutzsysteme mbH (ADS GmbH), the pioneer in reliable and precise hard-kill Active Protection Systems (APS), today announces it has achieved a world first; the design and development of an APS to the highest safety standard, IEC61508. In 2018 ADS-Gen3 plans to be certified to IEC61508 SIL 3 (Safety Integrity Level), to be independently assessed by auditing firm tms (technisch-mathematische studiengesellschaft mbH) using the German Armed Forces’ assessment methodology for weaponry safety.


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