Future Technologies

SAIC Unveils First Amphibious Combat Vehicle 1.1 to U.S. Marine Corps

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) unveiled its first Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 prototype to the U.S. Marine Corps during a ceremony held at the company’s integration facility in Charleston, South Carolina. This vehicle is the first of 16 to be delivered for testing by the Marine Corps, which is scheduled to begin next month.


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Exhibitions

AM General Debuts Multi-Purpose Truck Concept at IDEX 2017

AM General, the premiere Global Vehicle Solutions Provider, showcased its innovative vehicle solutions, global reach and diversification at the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) tradeshow held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre, Feb. 19 – 23, 2017.


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Defence Industry

Safran’s Epsilon One navigation systems chosen by a Middle-East country for combat vehicles

Safran Electronics & Defense and its Middle Eastern Partner, International Golden Group signed a contract for the supply of Epsilon One inertial ground navigation systems and technical integration services for an initial batch to outfit a first armored brigade of a Middle-East country.


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Exhibitions

Otokar is now closer to its users in the Gulf Region

​Otokar, Turkey's largest private defence industry company, exhibited four vehicles at IDEX 2017, the biggest defence industry exhibition in the Middle East. The vehicles included COBRA II, KAYA II, ARMA 6x6, as well as the new generation tracked armoured vehicle TULPAR-S Personnel Carrier version, which was presented for the first time in the region, on February 19 – 23, 2017 in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates.


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Exhibitions

The CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP holding and TATRA TRUCKS truck maker will attend the IDEX 2017 defense exhibition

The companies of the CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP (CSG) holding and the TATRA TRUCKS automaker will bring several new items and interesting exhibits to the IDEX 2017 fair. As part of the CZECHOSLOVAK GROUP holding, the companies EXCALIBUR INTERNATIONAL, EXCALIBUR ARMY, EUROPEAN AIR SERVICES, MSM GROUP, ZVS, RETIA and KARBOX will present themselves at IDEX 2017 to introduce benefits they can jointly provide to the customers in various regions.


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Exhibitions

Rheinmetall at IDEX 2017

From 19 to 23 February 2017, Rheinmetall is showcasing its products and capabilities at the International Defence Exhibition IDEX – one of the most important defence and security shows in one of the world’s most strategically sensitive regions.


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Exhibitions

Nexter`s UAE Leclerc MBT stands strong at the IDEX 2017 exhibition

Abu Dhabi -- With a century’s experience in tank manufacturing to its name, Nexter, the leading French land defense systems and ammunition designer and manufacturer, is one of the world’s most experienced tank manufacturers. The Leclerc Main Battle Tank, a key component of the French and UAE land forces, is the latest tank resulting from Nexter’s strategic know-how. The UAE Leclerc MBT will take pride of place on Nexter’s booth from February 19 to 23 at the IDEX 2017 exhibition.


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Exhibitions

Nexter announces the signing of a new contract to supply additional CAESAR® artillery systems to the Indonesian National Armed Forces

Abu Dhabi -- Nexter, the leading French land defense company and part of KNDS Group, has been a longstanding partner supporting the modernization of the TNI (Tentara Nasional Indonesia) since entering into an initial contract in 2012 to supply 36 CAESAR® artillery systems. Today at the IDEX 2017 trade show, Nexter is proud to announce the signing of a new contract to supply a further 18 CAESAR® systems to the Indonesian National Armed Forces.


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Exhibitions

Nexter’s 8x8 combat proven reference “VBCI” in the spotlight at the IDEX 2017 trade show

Abu Dhabi -- Nexter, the leading French land defense systems and ammunition designer and manufacturer, is showcasing its mature 8x8 VBCI Infantry Fighting Vehicle from February 19 to 23 on its booth at the IDEX 2017 exhibition.


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Defence Industry

AxleTech International exhibits new independent suspension at IDEX

AxleTech International is exhibiting at IDEX from February 19-23 in Abu Dhabi. The company will be displaying the newest 5000 Series variant in its line of Independent Suspensions Axle Systems (ISAS®).


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Exhibitions

Supacat unveils HMT 400 Desert special operations vehicle at IDEX

Supacat is unveiling HMT 400 Desert, a new variant of its acclaimed `Jackal` special operations vehicle, at IDEX 2017. HMT 400 Desert will be exhibited on the International Golden Group, IGG, stand 04-C30 as Supacat’s representatives in the UAE.


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Defence Industry

General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada to update Canadian Army's LAV fleet

General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada has been awarded a CA$404 million contract amendment by the Government of Canada to upgrade 141 Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV) III vehicles.


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Contracts

Orbital ATK to Develop and Qualify Next Generation AMP Tank Ammunition

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced today that the company was awarded a $45 million dollar contract to complete development of the next generation 120 mm multi-purpose round for the Abrams Main Battle Tank. The award funds the final development and qualification for the U.S. Army’s Advanced Multi-Purpose (AMP) round.


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Contracts

KONGSBERG signs contracts for PROTECTOR RWS with Switzerland

KONGSBERG has signed new contracts for delivery of PROTECTOR RWS to armasuisse for approximately MNOK 130.


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Defence Industry

BAE Systems and Marand announce teaming agreement on Land 400

Marand will contribute leading cross-sector expertise gained from the automotive, aerospace, rail and defence sectors to the program, providing a range of production engineering solutions. The company has proven experience in welding ballistic steel, advanced machining and complex assembly performed on a daily basis for defence exports, and has been designing, building and launching vehicular production lines for over 30 years.


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