Army

The new Typhoon-VDV 4x4 protected vehicle is being tested in Russia

The Department of Information and Communications of the Ministry of Defense of Russia reported that the new Typhoon-VDV 4x4 protected vehicle is being tested at special sites and test ranges.


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The Russian Ministry of Defense has concluded contracts for the supply of an experimental-industrial batch of T-14 Armata MBT

The Commander-in-Chief of the Russian Ground Forces Colonel-General Oleg Salyukov said that state contracts have already been concluded for the supply of an experimental industrial batch of T-14 Armata Main Battle Tanks (MBT) for military operation.


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LAND 400 Phase 2 Blast Testing Done And Dusted

A final series of blast tests have been completed on the two shortlisted contenders vying to become the Australian Defence Force’s new Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle.


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UK - JLTV and Accessories

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Kingdom for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) and accessories. The estimated cost is $1.035 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale today.


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Rheinmetall to modernize the Bundeswehr’s Boxer command vehicles

Rheinmetall has been tasked with modernizing 38 Boxer multipurpose armoured transport vehicles for the Bundeswehr, all of them configured for a command role. On 28 June 2017, OCCAR, the European procurement agency, awarded the Boxer consortium, ARTEC, a contract to upgrade these vehicles to A2 status. ARTEC is expected to pass the order on to consortium partner Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles during the next few weeks. For Rheinmetall the gross value of the contract comes to around ˆ21 million (ˆ18 million without VAT). The order will be complete in mid 2020.


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German Army receives 30 Fennek JFST

Munich/The Hague -- The Dutch DMO (Defence Materiel Organisation), responsible for the bilateral Fennek program, has ordered the modification of 30 Fennek reconnaissance vehicles to JFST (Joint Fire Support Team) status for the German Army on behalf of German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw).


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Letterkenny introduces new version of mine-resistant combat vehicle

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A ceremony celebrating the successful production of the latest version of the RG31, a mine-resistant ambush protected route clearance vehicle, was held on July 19 at Letterkenny Army Depot.


28.07.2016 Visits - 10310 Posts - 0
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£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.


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£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.


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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.


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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.


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Unmanned Vehicle Demo Showcases Leap-Ahead Technology

Working closely with Lockheed Martin and a conglomeration of Army technology, acquisition and user community stakeholders, the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center successfully demonstrated an unmanned military convoy Jan. 14 at Fort Hood, Texas.


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US, Canada partner to upgrade Canadian howitzer

The Canadian Royal Army has enlisted the help of Picatinny engineers to evaluate the life-span of their World War II-era C3 Howitzer.


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Ricardo joins forces in UK partnership to sustain and upgrade the Mastiff

Ricardo is one of three leading defence companies that have formed an exclusive partnership to bid for the continued support and upgrade of the UK Ministry of Defence’s Mastiff, Ridgback and Wolfhound fleet of Protected Patrol Vehicles (the Mastiff family of vehicles).


29.11.2013 Visits - 13689 Posts - 0
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Engility Awarded $9.7 M to Support R&D for the US Army's Vehicle Fleet

Engility Holdings, Inc., today announced that it has been selected as the prime contractor for a $9.7 million award to provide engineering support to research and development across the U.S. Army’s fleet of vehicles. Engility will provide this work in support of the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Vehicle Technology Directorate (VTD), Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.


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