Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land Wins £860M Build Boxer Vehicles for Britain

November 24, 2020 @ 10:40 AM

Rheinmetall Landsysteme has awarded Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) a subcontract to manufacture more than 260 Boxer vehicles for the UK MODs Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme. The Command and Special Carrier variants will be produced at RBSLs facility in Telford, Shropshire

Differences with Germany Force Turkey to Seek South Korean Engine, Transmission for...

November 20, 2020 @ 12:15 PM

Turkey has sought engine and transmission from two South Korean companies for its Altay Main Battle Tank (MBT) after its plans to import these systems from Germany suffered a setback due to political differences with Berlin. In addition, armor for the tank which were supposed to be procured from a French...

Rheinmetall to Supply German Bundeswehr with 342 Roll-Off Tipper Vehicles

November 20, 2020 @ 08:45 AM

Rheinmetall has begun serial delivery of 342 roll-off tipper vehicles to BwFuhrparkService GmbH (BwFPS), the state-owned enterprise in charge of the Bundeswehrs fleet of non-tactical vehicles. The first 69 logistic vehicles were transferred, to be followed by up to eight more trucks per week

BAE Systems to Perform Life-Extension of Swiss CV90 Combat Vehicles

November 19, 2020 @ 06:15 AM

BAE Systems Hägglunds has received a contract from the Swiss Federal Office for Defense Procurement (armasuisse) for the life-extension of the Swiss Armys CV9030, known as the “Schützenpanzer 2000.” The life-extension program of the CV9030 will keep the 186 vehicle fleet in service until 2040 and improves the platforms ability in...

Nigeria Inducts Locally Built Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles

November 18, 2020 @ 05:58 AM

The Nigerian Army has inducted eight EZUGWU Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles built locally by Command Engineering Depot (CED). The equipment were inducted into Operations Lafiya Dole and Sahel Sanity

OshoCorp to Supply Auxiliary Power Units for Indian T-72, T-90 Tanks

November 10, 2020 @ 05:18 PM

OshoCorp Global is selected by Indian Army for development & supply of Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) of Russian origin T-72 and T-90 Tanks. The Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) is an alternate source of power for the Fire Control System of the Tank and ancillaries, to cater for power requirements, while deployed in surveillance mode during a lull in battle, and during training, with a view to conserve the life of main engine of the Tank

Rheinmetall Unveils Lynx KF41 IFV for US$13 Billion Australian Army Program

November 10, 2020 @ 06:26 AM

Rheinmetall has unveiled the first of three Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicles for Australias $AUD18.1 billion (US$13

Rheinmetall to Supply Thermal Imaging Aiming Devices for Bundeswehr's Marder IFVs

November 9, 2020 @ 08:49 AM

Rheinmetall has been awarded a €27 million contract to extend service life of German Armys Marder infantry fighting vehicles. The contract includes supply of advanced Saphir 2

Russian Military Receives Modernized T-72B3 Tanks

November 5, 2020 @ 06:00 AM

Uralvagonzavod has delivered a batch of T-72B3 tanks to the Russian military. These tanks were upgraded by the company from T-72B to B3 standard under a state defense order

China Deploys New Armored Assault Vehicles in Border with India

November 3, 2020 @ 03:57 PM

A new-generation of assault vehicles have been commissioned into the People's Liberation Army (PLA) border defense troops under the PLA Tibet Military Command which is assigned to guard the countrys border with India. The vehicles will give PLA troops operating in high altitude regions high mobility, winning them advantages in stamina and time, Global Times reported on Tuesday

Kongsberg Delivers 20,000th Remote Weapon Station

October 23, 2020 @ 01:57 PM

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace announced today that it has delivered its 20,000th RProemote Weapon Station (RWS) from its PROTECTOR family of products. The system has been in use from 1999 by The Norwegian Armed Forces, and has developed into a family of versatile systems with capability to integrate weapons from 5