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SAIC Announces Teaming Agreement with ST Kinetics and CMI Defence to Develop Ground Combat Vehicle Prototype

RESTON, Va --Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) announced that it will compete to rapidly develop combat vehicle prototypes to meet the U.S. Army’s need as part of the Mobile Protected Firepower (MPF) program. SAIC, together with ST Kinetics and CMI Defence, will develop and integrate a vehicle that offers the Army an innovative solution that provides infantry forces access to combat environments in 21st century operations.


08.10.2017 Visits - 501 Posts - 0
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Rheinmetall and Paravan enter global cooperation agreement

The Rheinmetall technology group, represented by Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH, has joined forces with Paravan GmbH, a market leader in drive-by-wire technologies, to cooperate in the field of autonomous driving.


08.10.2017 Visits - 372 Posts - 0
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Remotec’s unmanned ground vehicle offers affordability and versatility with extraordinary mobility

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- Northrop Grumman Corporation’s subsidiary Remotec Inc. is unveiling the newest member of the Andros line of proven unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs), the Interoperability Profile (IOP)-compliant Nomad.


02.10.2017 Visits - 463 Posts - 0
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U.S. Marine Corps Advances SAIC to Next Phase of AAV SU Production

RESTON, Va.--The U.S. Marine Corps Program Executive Officer Land Systems (PEO LS) approved the Assault Amphibious Vehicle (AAV) Survivability Upgrade (SU) program to enter into the Production and Deployment Phase following a Milestone C decision. As a part of the decision Science Applications International Corp. SAIC was awarded an initial Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) option to provide the Marine Corps additional AAV SU vehicles. As part of the LRIP decision, SAIC will deliver a total of 25 vehicles over a two-year period for operational test and evaluation and initial fielding to USMC expeditionary units.


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General Dynamics Land Systems–UK begins AJAX Manned Live Firing Phase of Programme, Using CTAI 40mm Cannon

ExCeL Exhibition Centre, London -- General Dynamics Land Systems–UK has begun the industry manned live firing phase of the AJAX programme, with the CTA International 40mm (CT40) cannon.


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Rockwell Collins Launches NavHub Navigation System with German Armed Forces

Enlarge image - Rockwell Collins Launches NavHub Navigation System with German Armed Forces


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Team Challenger® 2 offers a future-ready Main Battle Tank

Nine months into the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP) Assessment Phase, Team Challenger 2 has set out some of the improvements it will provide British Army tank crews.


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WiSPR Supply for BOXER Infantry Fighting Vehicle

IDE (INTRACOM Defense Electronics) signed a 2.0 Million Euro contract with Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for the supply of WiSPR Intercommunication Systems to equip the BOXER Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the international market. WiSPR system deliveries are planned to be completed in 24 months.


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IDE’s WiSPR to upgrade German PzH2000 Communications

IDE (INTRACOM Defense Electronics) received a 4.1 million Euro order from Krauss Maffei Wegmann (KMW) for WiSPR intercommunication systems, in the frame of the PzH2000 retrofit program of the German Army.


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U.S. Army Places $177 Million Order For 611 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army has placed another order for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program, including 611 vehicles and 1,789 installed and packaged kits. The order, valued at more than $177 million, is the sixth order for JLTVs since the contract was awarded in August 2015.


11.09.2017 Visits - 524 Posts - 0
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SPIKE LR II - 5th Generation multi-purpose, multi-platform precision-guided missile

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. unveils SPIKE LR II, a new 5th generation variant of the SPIKE Family that can be fired from vehicles, helicopters, ships, and ground launchers. The new missile will be presented for the first time at the Paris Air Show in June. Rafael has supplied over 27,000 SPIKE Missiles and systems to over 26 countries.


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Patria Nemo Container test firings on land completed

The latest member of Patria’s Game Changers of the Battlefield – Patria Nemo Container – showcased for the first time at the IDEX 2017, has completed successfully its first test firings on truck platform.


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Kongsberg to Deliver ICS to Finnish Defence Forces' K9 Artillery

Kongsberg Defence Systems (KONGSBERG) has entered into a contract with Hanwha Land Systems to deliver Integrated Combat Solution (ICS) to Finland’s new artillery. Finland has decided to acquire K9 Thunder 155mm self-propelled howitzers from South Korea where KONGSBERG’s ICS will be installed.


26.08.2017 Visits - 5032 Posts - 0
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Rheinmetall wins important framework agreement to supply Bundeswehr with ammunition

Rheinmetall has entered a framework agreement to supply the German Bundeswehr with ammunition. In an initial move, the Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) in Koblenz has placed an order for 5,000 rounds of DM11 service ammunition. The gross value of this first individual order comes to around ˆ45 million (ˆ38 million without VAT). Delivery will take place in 2017 and 2018.


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Australian Army Contracts Leonardo DRS For Next-Generation Combat Computing Upgrades

ARLINGTON, VA -- Leonardo DRS announced today that it will provide the Australian Army with its next-generation platform Battle Management System (BMS) hardware, called the Mounted Family of Computer Systems, or MFoCS, for its M1A1SA main battle tanks and associated combat vehicles.


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