Defence Industry

FNSS Reveals PARS III 8x8 Engineering Vehicle

FNSS demonstrates the modularity and adaptability of the PARS III 8x8 to different missions with the armoured engineer vehicle, developed for the Royal Army of Oman. The ongoing qualification tests for the PARS III 8x8 Engineering Vehicle are expected to be completed within the first half of this year, after which the vehicle will be delivered.


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Robots

Robotic Warfare Systems Will Bring Disruption to the Battlefield, Milrem Robotics’ Study Finds

An international assemble of scholars has concluded in a three-piece study that unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) are a definite game changer that greatly enhance the capabilities of armed forces.


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Contracts

Milrem Signs Contract for the Latvian BV206 Maintenance

Patria’s subsidiary Milrem LCM has signed a framework agreement for the maintenance and repair of BV206 tracked vehicles with the Logistics Command of the Latvian National Armed Forces. The agreement is valid for eight years.


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Future Technologies

AKREP II electric armored vehicle presented in Turkey

Turkish private defense company Otokar introduced the AKREP II first Turkish electric armored vehicle. The novelty will be exhibited at IDEF'19 Turkish defense exhibition, which will be held in May.


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Contracts

KMW set to modernise 101 German Leopard 2 main battle

KMW has been awarded a contract to modernise 101 Leopard 2 A6 main battle tanks. The contract in question was signed on 28 March 2019 at the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw). It is worth more than ˆ300 million.


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Future Technologies

Vehicle protection systems provide layered defense for armored vehicles

BAE Systems unveiled its 360 Multifunction Vehicle Protection (MVP) Sensor as part of the company’s integrated vehicle protection system (VPS) suite, which provides improved visibility, situational awareness, threat warning, and countermeasures to protect armored vehicles and crews.


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Robots

UK Army Robotics Receive GBP66 M Boost

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson commits GBP66m of defence's new multi-million-pound Transformation Fund to fast-track military robotic projects.


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Robots

In Russia started testing the Marker UGV

According to the Foundation for Advanced Research (FAR), various technologies are being developed on the basis of Marker Combat Unnmanned Ground Vehicle (CUGV), as well as modifications that will be able to interact with SWAT. This experimental platform is a constructor for creating models of combat operations of the future.


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Exhibitions

Oshkosh Defense Exhibits JLTV Firepower at IDEX 2019

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, will showcase the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle’s (JLTV) combat effectiveness against battlefield threats at IDEX 2019 in Abu Dhabi from February 17-21, 2019. Designed using lessons learned from the Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV), the JLTV platform provides MRAP-level protection to mitigate the most prevalent threats while delivering best-in-class off-road mobility in a highly transportable package.


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Exhibitions

BAE Systems awarded Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle contract modifications by U.S. Army for Low-Rate Initial Production

The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems two contract modifications worth up to $575 million for the low-rate initial production of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV).


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Defence Industry

Counterfeit aero engines threaten international aviation security

The Yak-130 combat training aircraft was designed by Yakovlev Design Bureau along with Italy’s Aermacchi, and production was launched in 2009 by the Irkut Corporation in Russia.


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Robots

Nerekhta multifunctional UGV on the State tests

The Ministry of Defense of Russia has published video of testing the latest Russian Nerekhta Ñombat Unmanned Ground Vehicle (CUGV) which interacts with the fighters of motorized rifle units.


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Defence Industry

Problems of Russian Vacuum APFSDS-T projectile

The new Russian 2A82 tank gun, which is now installed in the T-14 Armata Main Battle Tank (MBT) with minor changes, was originally conceived and developed for a different purpose — to modernize the numerous fleet of T-72 and T-80 MBTs and, firstly and foremost, to equip new modifications of the T-90 MBT.


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Robots

Uran-9 Combat Robots began to enter into service in the Armed Forces of Russia

The Uran-9 Unmanned Ground Vehicle, which is a 12-ton combat robot with remote control and the use of artificial intelligence, began enter into service in the Armed Forces of Russia. The general director of the Kalashnikov concern, Vladimir Dmitriev, informed the media about this.


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Contracts

Krauss-Maffei Wegmann supports the modernization of the Hungarian Army

Munich -- NATO and EU member state Hungary is modernizing its land forces and seeking a European alliance for its equipment.


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