Army

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.


12.08.2017 Visits - 8751 Posts - 0
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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.


11.07.2017 Visits - 11186 Posts - 0
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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.


05.07.2017 Visits - 10637 Posts - 0
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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).


05.07.2017 Visits - 8157 Posts - 0
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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 - 6724 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.


29.07.2015 Visits - 8221 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.


01.07.2015 Visits - 7258 Posts - 0
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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.


24.06.2015 Visits - 7128 Posts - 0
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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.


10.06.2015 Visits - 7356 Posts - 0
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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.


25.03.2014 Visits - 12473 Posts - 0
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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.


29.01.2014 Visits - 10868 Posts - 0
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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 - 10516 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.


19.10.2013 Visits - 10646 Posts - 0
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Guns Up For Australian Army 6x6 G-Wagons

The Australian Army will soon take delivery of the first Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon 6x6 surveillance reconnaissance vehicles (SRV) fitted with a new customised weapons suite.


02.10.2013 Visits - 13875 Posts - 0
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More Foxhound vehicles for British Army

Foxhound, designed and built in the UK by General Dynamics Land Systems: Force Protection Europe, first deployed to Afghanistan in 2012 and has proved successful on operations.


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