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The Indonesian PT Pindad medium tank tested by mine explosion

On July 12, 2018, the Indonesian company PT Pindad jointly with the Turkish company FNSS conducted a mine explosion test of the prototype of the medium tank.


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General Dynamics Receives Contract to Upgrade U.S. Army Strykers to A1 Configuration

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. -- The U.S. Army has awarded General Dynamics Land Systems a $258 million contract modification to upgrade 116 Stryker flat-bottom vehicles to the Stryker A1 configuration.


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General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Awarded Contract for U.S. Army’s Ground Mobility Vehicle Program

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems was awarded a $33.8 million contract on May 22, 2018, by the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., for the production of Army Ground Mobility Vehicles (AGMV) and associated kits.


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Supacat delivers the first production HMT Extenda Vehicle to Norway

UK Special Forces vehicle designer and manufacturer, Supacat (part of SC Group), has today announced the recent delivery of the first production HMT Extenda vehicle to the Norwegian Armed Forces. The handover took place at Supacat’s Devon facility on 30 May 2018.


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KMW and Nexter join forces on Main Ground Combat System

KMW and Nexter welcome the announcement by the French and the German governments on the joint development of a new Main Ground Combat System and a new Common Indirect Fire System. The Letter Of Intent signed yesterday is a significant step forward in the defense cooperation between the two countries and in Europe. This close cooperation was the key motivation for the foundation of KNDS in 2015, where Nexter and KMW cooperate as national system houses for land systems.


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BAE Systems team wins U.S. Marine Corps’ Amphibious Combat Vehicle competition

The U.S. Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to deliver an initial 30 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV), with options for a total of 204 vehicles which could be worth up to $1.2 billion.


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Otokar debuts its Light Tank in Paris

Otokar, the leading supplier of Turkish Land Forces, debuted its TULPAR Light Tank at Eurosatory 2018 in Paris, France.


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Expal Presents a New Configuration of the EIMOS 81 MM Mortar System Integrated in a 4x4 Vehicle

EXPAL, a benchmark in the design and manufacture of technologies and solutions in mortar systems, showcased the latest functions of the EIMOS system at its stand, which can be visited at Eurosatory 2018 until 15th June.


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BMPT Terminator will receive a remote blasting ammunition

The Pribor Research and Production Association, which is part of Techmash (Russia), is developing the state-of-the-arts amunition with a remote blasting, said Yury Nabokov, general director of the company.


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Rheinmetall ships 200th Puma IFV to the Bundeswehr

The 200th Puma infantry fighting vehicle earmarked for the Bundeswehr has just rolled off the assembly line at the Rheinmetall plant in Unterlüß in Lower Saxony. It is also the 100th Puma manufactured by the Düsseldorf-based tech enterprise, part-owner of the joint venture tasked with producing the vehicle. The jubilee vehicle will soon be arriving at the Bundeswehr’s force integration organization in Munster a.d. Örtze, likewise located in Lower Saxony.


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Arquus Unveils Its New Identity On May 24th 2018

On the evening of May 24, 2018, Arquus invited 450 prominent figures from the defense world to celebrate its new corporate identity. During the plenary session, Emmanuel Levacher, the CEO of Arquus, presented the company’s new identity, explaining the long-term considerations that motivated the change.


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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.


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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.


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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*.


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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).


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