The US Army has awarded a $10 million worth contract to Raytheon for development of laser weapon systems preliminary design for integration onboard the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles. According to the contract announced on July 2, the company will develop a 100 kW class laser weapon system under High Energy Laser Tactical Vehicle Demonstration program
BAE Systems has been awarded a contract for amphibious assault vehicles as part of a foreign military sale for Taiwan, the Department of Defense announced Friday. The contract valued at more than $83
Russia will unveil the new Kurganets infantry fighting vehicle at the ARMY 2018 International Military and Technical Forum this summer, the Russian defense ministry said Tuesday. The new Kurganets-25 tracked IFV is designed for transporting personnel, increasing manoeuvrability of the troops, providing them with armament and protection on the battlefield
A Ukrainian Defence Enterprise has started building a new infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) christened 'BMP-U' which will replace the iconic BMP-1 and BMP-2 IFVs designed during the Soviet era. The new IFV is expected to enter Ukrainian army service in 2020 and will boast of a host of improvements over the old BMPs such as increased firepower, higher speed, lower weight and better crew seating
Oshkosh Defense, LLC is showcasing its Special Purposes All-Terrain Vehicle (S-ATV) at the Special Operations Forces Exhibition & Conference (SOFEX), taking place May 8-10 in Amman, Jordan. The S-ATV is lightweight and agile, with a modular design to meet a diverse range of mission requirements for armed forces in the United States, Middle East, and around the world
Rheinmetall is offering Lynx infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) to the Czech armed forces modernization programme, which includes procurement of over 200 new medium-weight fighting vehicles to replace the fleet of BMP-2 IFVs. During comparative trials in Vyskov last summer, Rheinmetall entered the lists with a Lynx equipped with the Lance turret
BAE Systems presented the next phase of development for the CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV), today at the International Armoured Vehicles Conference in London. According to company
The South Korean Army plans to resume use of its K-9 howitzer for training "in stages" following a report that a mechanical flaw trigged an explosion of the artillery system in August which left three soldiers dead and four others wounded. A press release from the South Korean Army published in the local media mentioned mechanical flaw as the likely cause of the abrupt explosion without giving any details
BAE System has teamed up with Czech optical technology specialist Meopta as part of its pitch to offer the CV-90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) for replacing for the Czech Army's fleet of BMP II IFVs. The agreement, signed at NATO Days 2017 in Ostrava, the Czech Republic, will cover potential local production of key components for the CV90s fire control system, of which Meopta and Saab are subcontractors
The Chinese People's Liberation Armys Logistics Support Base in Djibouti has conducted a live-fire exercise using several wheeled tank destroyers and wheeled infantry fighting vehicles. The armored vehicles from the base in the Horn of Africa took part in the exercise at a local shooting range and fired dozens of shells, Peoples daily quoted news release published late Friday by the PLA Navy, which administers the logistics support base in its report
BAE Systems Australia today announced that it had awarded an additional package of LAND 400 work worth over $15M to a local firm Marand to manufacture the AMV35s turret shell. LAND 400 is the Australian Armys largest ever vehicle replacement program
Oshkosh Defense showcased new variants of its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) with next generation weapons and networking capabilities at the AUSA Conference 2017 this week. Oshkosh displayed JLTV General Purpose vehicle equipped with a Boeing Compact Laser Weapon System (CLWS), a Kongsberg Protector LW 30 Remote Weapon System (RWS) with a M230LF cannon, and a communications suite that includes a Thales VRC-111 and Thales VRC-121 VIPER
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