Defence Industry

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.

And then: “… preliminary tests of the T-14 tank and the T-15 infantry fighting vehicle have been completed on the basis of an unified interspecific heavy tracked platform with a rear and front engine compartment. In the next month or two, we expect to receive the first batch of 5 vehicles, which we will also connect to state tests for their early completion".

Recall that according to the contract concluded at the end of 2015 for an experimental batch of vehicles on the promising heavy ...


24.12.2020 Visits - 601
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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.

24.12.2020 Visits - 550
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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.

02.07.2020 Visits - 4046


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.

05.06.2020 Visits - 5673

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.

24.02.2020 Visits - 7494
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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.

24.02.2020 Visits - 7114

Rheinmetall books ˆ110 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

21.01.2020 Visits - 9849
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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).

14.01.2020 Visits - 8805
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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.

14.01.2020 Visits - 9042

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.

11.12.2019 Visits - 10375


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.

11.12.2019 Visits - 10872

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.) Army’s 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.

06.12.2019 Visits - 9633
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Military-Industrial Company LLC completed preliminary tests of the Boomerang armored vehicle

In accordance with the schedule of work on the Boomerang R&D program, the Military-Industrial Company LLC (Russia), together with the Main Armored Directorate of the Russian Federation and research organizations of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, completed preliminary tests of prototypes. Based on the results of the tests, the commission signed the Act of preliminary tests.

06.12.2019 Visits - 9644

Switzerland awards contract to General Dynamics European Land Systems- Mowag to deliver 100 EAGLE 6x6 reconnaissance vehicles

General Dynamics European Land Systems-Mowag announced today that it signed a contract with armasuisse on November 18th, 2019, for the delivery of 100 protected EAGLE 6x6 reconnaissance vehicles for the Swiss Army. The EAGLE 6x6 was selected after an international competition conducted by armasuisse, the Swiss federal office for defence procurement. This first order of the EAGLE 6x6 is a milestone for the latest development of the EAGLE vehicle family.

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