Defence Industry

Rheinmetall modernizing 25 more Marder IFVs for Jordan

The German government has contracted with Rheinmetall to upgrade a further 25 Marder infantry fighting vehicles from surplus Bundeswehr stocks. The vehicles are destined for the Jordanian armed forces. Delivery will begin in the first quarter of 2018. The contract was awarded under a German military aid programme aimed at bolstering the capabilities of the Jordanian armed forces in the fight against international terrorism as well as for border security and stabilization missions. Booked in October 2017, the order is worth over ˆ17 million without value added tax.

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Defence Industry

The Finnish army is testing a new MiSu armored vehicle

The Finnish Army has purchased four MiSu armored vehicles for field testing. The cost of the purchase is 4 million euros.

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Otokar to present COBRA II and ARMA 6x6 at GDA 2017

Otokar, the biggest privately owned company of Turkish defence industry, participated in Gulf Defense & Aerospace exhibition in Kuwait, between 12th and 14th December. Otokar exhibited its COBRA II 4x4 and ARMA 6x6 armoured wheeled vehicles at its booth.

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OSHKOSH, Wis. -- Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, will be displaying next-generation mobility and transportability with the Oshkosh Defense Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) at the Dubai Airshow, November 12-16, 2017 at the Dubai World Central in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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Testing of a new robotic complex for the airborne troops started in Russia

The new multifunctional UGV for the Airborne and Land Forces goes to the state tests, reported the commander of the Russia Airborne Forces, Andrei Serdyukov.

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Defence Industry

Production of ALAN armored cars is in place in Kazakhstan

The Kazakhstan Paramount Engineering together with the Israeli company Plasan has mastered production of Alan armored wheeled vehicles.

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Otokar participated in Expodefensa 2017

Otokar, Turkey's leading land systems manufacturer and leading supplier of the Turkish Military and Security Forces for wheeled tactical vehicles, participated in Expodefensa 2017, which is held on December 4-6, 2017 at Corferias Exhibition Center, in Bogota, Colombia.

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Kongsberg Signs Orders to the CROWS Program Valued at 330 MNOK

The orders with the U.S. Army are for delivery of additional PROTECTOR RWS Low Profile CROWS configuration for the M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank, Spare parts and engineering services. The orders are related to the CROWS contract signed in August 2012.

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Future Technologies

Hawkeye lightweight SPH from Mandus Group will take part in MFIX

Mandus Group is extremely pleased to announce that the HMMWV/Hawkeye self-propelled howitzer will be participating in the Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment (MFIX) at Ft. Sill, OK, December 4-13.

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After rigorous field testing, Germany takes delivery of 44 FirstLook Robots that are used by military and law enforcement worldwide

Chelmsford, Mass. -- Endeavor Robotics, the U.S.-based global leader in tactical ground robotics, recently delivered 44 FirstLook robots to the German Government after a highly competitive bid process. Endeavor bested the other competitors’ offerings prior to successfully passing field tests comparing FirstLook’s performance capabilities against the German Government’s stated requirements.

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Lockheed Martin Autonomous Driving System Tops 55,000 Miles in Extended Army Testing

DALLAS – Lockheed Martin's Autonomous Mobility Applique System (AMAS) logged more than 55,000 testing miles during the U.S. Army Extended Warfighter Experiment (EWE) at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Fort Bliss, Texas.

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Defence Industry

Czech precision optical systems producer to support line-of-sight technology for BAE Systems’ CV90

Czech optical specialist Meopta will support vital line-of-sight technology for BAE Systems’ CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) as part of a Memorandum of Understanding with defence and security company Saab.

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Defence Industry

Uralvagonzavod has prepared a new tank engine for serial production

Uralvagonzavod (part of the Rostekh Corporation) has published information that after the successful completion of all the tests it prepared for serial production new V-92S2F tank engine.

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Future Technologies

Australian Minister for Defence Industry Publicly Announced Elbit Systems’ Award of Additional BMS for the ADF

Canberra, Australia -- Elbit Systems of Australia Pty Ltd (ELSA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., hosted the Australian Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Senator for the Australia Capital Territory, Zed Seselja, The Chief of the Army, Lieutenant General Angus Campbell, AO, DSC at its facility in Canberra, marking the award of Tranche 2 of the Australian Army’s Land 75/125 program. Elbit Systems reported this contract award on September 27, 2017. The program is the extension and enhancement of the Australian Army’s Battle Management System (BMS) originally procured under the Land 75/125 Program.

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Supacat exhibits at the NIDV Symposium and Exhibition in Rotterdam, 30 November 2017

Supacat, the acclaimed UK designer and manufacturer of special forces vehicles, is exhibiting at the Netherlands Industries for Defence and Security (NIDV) Symposium and Exhibition on Thursday 30 November 2017. Having recently been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise (International Trade, for Outstanding Short-Term Growth), the NIDV event forms part of a global marketing effort aimed to capitalise on recent export successes.

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