Contracts

104 German Leopard 2 MBTs to be modernized

Rheinmetall will soon be modernizing part of the Bundeswehr’s fleet of Leopard main battle tanks, implementing a comprehensive array of upgrade measures. The Düsseldorf-based technology group for mobility and security will be responsible for key parts of a combat performance upgrade programme that will bring 104 Leopard 2 tanks up to state-of-the-art design status. Coupled with additional services, the modernization package is worth a total of ˆ118 million. The first serially retrofitted Leopard 2 A7V tanks will reach the Bundeswehr starting in 2020.


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Robots

Team Polaris® Stands Out in Army SMET Program

MINNEAPOLIS and ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Polaris Industries Inc., Applied Research Associates Inc. (ARA) and Neya Systems LLC have teamed to provide the U.S. Army with an elite platform for the Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport (SMET) program: the Team Polaris MRZR® X, that will evolve squad mobility with advanced unmanned systems technology from ARA and the pioneering and unsurpassed autonomous systems behavior of Neya Systems.


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Robots

Endeavor Robotics Wins Its Third Major Contract In Six Weeks With The United States Government

Chelmsford, Mass. -- Endeavor Robotics, the U.S.-based global leader in tactical ground robotics, has been awarded a contract for 75 FirstLook robots from the United States Government for immediate operational use. This marks the company’s third major contract win in the past six weeks.


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Defence Industry

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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Contracts

U.S. Marine Corps Awards Contract For Additional Polaris® MRZR® D Utility Task Vehicles

Minneapolis -- The United States Marine Corps has ordered additional diesel MRZR® (MRZR D) Utility Task Vehicles (UTV) from Polaris Government and Defense to enhance Marine Corps operational capabilities. This follows the successful delivery and fielding of MRZR UTVs to Marine Corps infantry regiments earlier this year. Delivery of the more than 100 vehicles is scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.


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Defence Industry

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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Training And Simulators

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK Will Deliver Innovative State-of-the-art Training Solutions for the AJAX Programme

ExCeL Exhibition Centre, London -- General Dynamics Land Systems–UK will deliver a comprehensive state-of-the-art training solutions package for the British Army as part of the AJAX programme. These solutions, in particular the immersive Crew Turret Trainer (CTT) and the AJAX Desk Top Trainer (DTT) are showcased at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI).


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Exhibitions

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK Showcases EAGLE Platform Ahead of MRV-P Programme Trials

ExCeL Exhibition Centre, London – General Dynamics Land Systems–UK and General Dynamics European Land Systems are showcasing the EAGLE 6x6, which will enter trials shortly for a part of the UK’s Multi Role Vehicle – Protected (MRV-P) programme, at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI).


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Exhibitions

General Dynamics Land Systems–UK showcases PIRANHA 5 at DSEI

ExCeL Exhibition Centre, London – At Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI), General Dynamics Land Systems–UK and General Dynamics European Land Systems are showcasing PIRANHA 5, General Dynamics’ 8x8 platform that is a candidate for the British Army’s Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) Programme.


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Exhibitions

New X-2 Platform and Control System to be launched at DSEI 2017

HINCKLEY, UK. September 1st 2017. Digital Concepts Engineering is launching the X-2 Unmanned Ground Vehicle fitted with the Marionette control system at DSEI. Exhibited as a CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) detection platform it is also well suited to EOD, Search & Rescue, Perimeter patrol, communications relay, mine detection and clearing, light weapon mount and load moving tasks and is capable of manual or autonomous operation. The platform is based on the successful IBEX autonomous robotic system.


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Robots

FN Herstal and Milrem Robotics Exhibit a Weaponized Unmanned Warfare System at DSEI

One of the leading firearms and weapon systems manufacturer FN Herstal and defence solutions provider Milrem Robotics are introducing their first joint product, a weaponized unmanned warfare system, at DSEI 2017.


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Robots

Defence Secretary announces £55m contract for UK bomb disposal robots at DSEI

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon has announced a contract worth up to £55 million for 56 innovative bomb disposal robots at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) Exhibition in London this morning.


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Defence Industry

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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Exhibitions

Cobham Launches New Integrated Communications Products

Cobham announced that they have launched a new Integrated Communications Environment (ICE) product range which provides major improvements to existing communications systems on platforms. The new ICE products include a multi-radio interference cancellation system and new high-performance multi-port V/UHF antenna.


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Defence Industry

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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