QinetiQ and Pratt Miller Deliver First Robotic Combat Vehicle - Light to U.S. Army

QinetiQ Inc. and Pratt Miller Defense are pleased to announce the delivery of the first Robotic Combat Vehicle Light (RCV-L) to the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (CCDC) Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC).

The RCV-L is a purpose-built hybrid-electric unmanned ground combat vehicle (UGCV) integrating technology from both organizations.

The first RCV-L was delivered to GVSC on November 5, 2020. The RCV-L, provided by the team of QinetiQ Inc. (QinetiQ) and Pratt Miller Defense (Pratt Miller), is the first of four systems to be delivered. The culmination of eight months of challenging work, this on-time delivery is a major milestone for the RCV program's industry/government collaboration.


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Adds to Existing $57.9M IDIQ Contract for Sustainment Activity across All FLIR Unmanned Ground Systems

ARLINGTON, Va. -- FLIR Systems, Inc. announced it has received an additional $30.1 million contract from the United States (U.S.) Army for sustainment efforts tied in part to the services Man Transportable Robotic System Increment II (MTRS Inc. II) and Common Robotic System-Heavy (CRS-H) ground robot programs. The award raises the maximum value on the companys existing Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to $88 million, covering maintenance, parts and overall sustainment support for the entire FLIR unmanned ground systems family of small, medium and large robots used by the US Army.

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ARMATA MBT - problems 2020

In the last days of December 2019, the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation A. Krivoruchko, summing up the results of the implementation of the State Defense Order to the correspondent's question about how the work on the ARMATA is progressing, said optimistically: "I will not hide the fact that the work on fine-tuning the latest samples of armored vehicles and armaments were somewhat delayed, but in the outgoing year, preliminary and state tests of a whole line of new equipment were successfully completed.

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Problems of Russian land military vehicles with diesel engines

Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant - URALTRAK (part of the NPK Uralvagonzavod) is delaying the delivery of V-46 and V-84 diesel engines to customers fulfilling the State Defense Order. This applies to both the enterprises that are part of the structure of Uralvagonzavod and other manufacturers of military vehicles. Mil.Press Voennoye correspondent was informed about this by sources from two companies that use these engines as part of their own products, and a source from an enterprise engaged in diesel engine repair confirmed.

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Oshkosh Defense Receives Order for 248 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, announced today that the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal has placed an order for 248 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs) and associated kits.

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Norwegian company Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace has signed a contract with General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada (a Canadian subsidiary of the American company General Dynamics) for the supply of PROTECTOR remote-controlled weapon stations (RWS) to the Canadian army. The total contract value is NOK 500 million, or about $ 54 million.

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Germany awards 159 MUSD vehicle contract to GDELS

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Oshkosh Defense Receives $407.3 Million Order for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles

Oshkosh Defense, LLC, an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced today that the U.S. Army Contracting Command Detroit Arsenal has placed an order for 1,240 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs) and associated kits.

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Rheinmetall MAN Survivor R special protected vehicle on show at GPEC 2020 international security exhibition in Frankfurt/Main

When it comes to equipping the men and women who protect our liberty and security, only the best will do. From 18 to 20 February 2020, Rheinmetall will be on hand at the GPEC international security conference and exhibition in Frankfurt, displaying the Survivor R special operations protected vehicle.

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Rheinmetall books 110 million-contract to extend the service life of the Marder infantry fighting vehicle for the Bundeswehr

The Bundeswehr has contracted with Rheinmetall to carry out new measures for extending the service life of the Marder infantry fighting vehicle. In order to maintain the operational readiness of this tracked vehicle, the drivetrain of 71 Marder 1A5 vehicles will be replaced. During the 2020-2023 timeframe, Rheinmetall will be supplying the German military with a total of 78 conversion kits as well as vehicle tool kits and special tools, logistical support, an initial store of spare parts, and training and instruction. The order is worth around

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On 24 December 2019, the temporary company grouping EBMR (Multi-Role Armoured Vehicles) received the inspection report for the 92nd VBMR-GRIFFON from the quality department of the French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA/SQ).

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BAE Systems` CV90 increases lethality by testing SPIKE LR anti-tank guided missile

BAE Systems successfully fires an integrated, long-range anti-tank guided missile from the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle during difficult arctic test conditions to defeat a target at more than 2,000 meters.

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Kungas Unmanned Ground Vehicle Tested in Russia

The Russian Ground Forces completed the state tests of the Kungas Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV). This was in an interview with the newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda the Army General Oleg Salyukov, Commander-in-Chief of the Ground Forces. According to him, in 2020, the Russian military will begin experimental-military operation of the complex.

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Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has signed a contract with the Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) for delivery of the KONGSBERG PROTECTOR Remote Weapon Station (RWS) to the Danish Army worth 270 MNOK.

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FLIR Wins U.S. Army Heavyweight Robot Contract Worth Up to $109M

ARLINGTON -- FLIR Systems, Inc. announced that its Kobra robot has been chosen for the United States (U.S.) Armys Common Robotic System-Heavy (CRS-H) program. The five-year production contract to build upwards of 350 unmanned ground vehicles (UGVs) is worth up to $109 million.

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