Defence Industry

General Dynamics European Land Systems handover the first PIRANHA Wheeled Armoured Vehicle to Denmark

Kreuzlingen (Switzerland) -- The PIRANHA, the latest member of the PIRANHA family of 8x8 wheeled vehicles of General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS), which has been selected by the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) for the Armoured Personal Carrier (APC) requirement, enters the next stage in the procurement program.


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Defence Industry

Elbit Systems Presents SPEAR MK2 – Latest Version of the Fully Autonomous Mortar System for Lightweight Combat Vehicles

Elbit Systems will present its latest version of the Spear mortar system – Spear MK2 – at the International Land Warfare and Logistics Conference in Latrun, Israel (May 16-18).


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Contracts

L&T Wins Largest Private Sector Defence Order for Artillery Guns

Mumbai -- Larsen & Toubro, India’s multinational engineering conglomerate, has entered into a contract with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) for supply of 100 units of 155mm/ 52 calibre Tracked Self-Propelled Gun systems to the Indian Army.


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Defence Industry

Oshkosh Defense Delivers Proposal For FMTV A2 Production

Oshkosh, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC has submitted a proposal in response to the U.S. Government’s Request for Proposal (RFP) for Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) A2 production effort. Oshkosh’s FMTV A2 proposal addresses the U.S. Army’s need for increased payload and improved survivability, ride quality, and mobility.


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Exhibitions

FNSS Showcases the Future of Land Platforms at IDEF 2017

Continuing to expand its product family with innovative products, FNSS is launching new vehicles and displaying the latest situation with its new platforms at IDEF 2017. Visitors of FNSS’ stand will also find the opportunity to directly see and touch the future of land platforms.


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Defence Industry

Supacat wins Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth

Supacat has won the Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth. The Queen’s Enterprise Awards are the UK’s most prestigious business awards and announced on HM The Queen’s birthday. Supacat is an innovative engineering and design company, providing products and services globally, including specialist off-road wheeled and tracked vehicles.


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Exhibitions

Otokar showcases 15 vehicles at IDEF 2017

Land defence systems house of Turkey, Otokar, a Koç Group company, is showcasing its own designed and manufactured, world renowned military vehicles and turret systems on 9-12 May 2017 at the 13th IDEF International Defence Industry Exhibition. At the 4-day exhibition, organized under the aegis of the Turkish Presidency and hosted by the Turkish Ministry of Defence, Otokar is exhibiting 15 armoured vehicles and its own designed turret systems.


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Defence Industry

General Dynamics European Land Systems demonstrates the PIRANHA 8X8 Wheeled Armoured Vehicle to the Bulgarian Army

KAZANLAK (BULGARIA) -- The PIRANHA INFANTRY Fighting Vehicle (IFV), a member of the PIRANHA family of vehicles, was officially presented on April 27th at the Military polygon Tylbeto near the city of Kazanlak in Bulgaria. The Military Unit Tylbeto in Kazanlak hosted the vehicle demonstration event, with a broad military audience, state officials and authorities and local industry in attendance.


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Defence Industry

NIOA joins Rheinmetall Defence Land 400 Team

Rheinmetall Defence Australia today announced Brisbane-based NIOA as the company’s key supplier of ammunition and armament services for its Land 400 Phase 2 offer to the Commonwealth of Australia.


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Defence Industry

BAE Teams With Ray Service to Support Swedish Mjolner Mortar Program

BAE Systems has contracted Czech manufacturer Ray Service to deliver key components for the Swedish vehicle-mounted mortar system known as Mjölner.


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Contracts

319 GRIFFON and 20 JAGUAR vehicles ordered from Nexter, Renault Trucks Defense and Thales by the DGA as part of the SCORPION program

Versailles -- The French Procurement Agency (DGA) placed the first production order with Nexter, Renault Trucks Defense and Thales for 319 GRIFFON and 20 JAGUAR vehicles as part of the Multi-role Armored Vehicle contract. This contract includes logistic support and the associated training.


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Robots

Kratos Converts Russian T-72 Tank to Unmanned Operation

SAN DIEGO, -- Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a leading US National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Micro Systems, Inc. business unit, part of the Kratos Unmanned Systems Division (KUSD), has successfully converted a Russian T-72 Tank to operate unmanned.


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Contracts

BAE Systems signs CV90 vehicle support contracts with Estonia

CV90 in the national day parade in Tallinn, Estonia on 24 February. Photo credit Estonian Defence Forces


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Contracts

Rheinmetall books major orders for mine clearing systems and ammunition from international customer

Rheinmetall Denel Munition of South Africa, a subsidiary of the Düsseldorf-based Rheinmetall Group, has won several major orders from an international customer for mine clearing equipment and ammunition. In total, the contracts are expected to be worth over ˆ90 million.


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Contracts

BAE Systems awarded $112 million U.S. Army contract to sustain M88 recovery vehicles

The contract, awarded by the Army’s TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, is for ongoing service and improvements to BAE Systems-built M88A1 and M88A2 recovery vehicles over the next four years.


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