Denmark to Integrate Kongsberg's Protector RWS On Piranha Military Vehicles

December 10, 2019 @ 08:57 AM

Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) has contracted Kongsberg for its Protector Remote Weapon Station (RWS) for integration onto the Army's Piranha V 8x8 vehicles. The contract amounts to 270 MNOK ($29

Russia's Atlet Clears Anti-shelling, Anti-Blast Tests, to Enter State Trials in 2020

December 4, 2019 @ 01:44 PM

Russia's latest armored vehicle, the Atlet, is completing preliminary trials where its anti-shelling and anti-blast capabilities are being tested, and is scheduled to enter state trials in 2020. "The Atlet is completing preliminary tests and the stage of state trials is scheduled to begin for it in the spring of next...

US To Test Rheinmetall's StrikeShield Active Protection System for Army Vehicles

December 4, 2019 @ 10:35 AM

The United States will commence testing of Rheinmetall's StrikeShield Active Protection System for its fleet of military vehicles in October 2020. "The US Army has awarded a contract valued at 11 million USD (roughly 10 million EUR) to the team of Rheinmetall Protection Systems and Unified Business Technologies (UBT) for significant...

General Dynamics Installs New GPS Systems into US Stryker Vehicles in Germany

November 27, 2019 @ 10:09 AM

General Dynamics announced Tuesday that it has installed a new and improved GPS system onto US Stryker armoured fighting vehicles in Germany that allows US forces to operate in an environment when GPS signals are degraded or denied. Known as Mounted Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing Data (PNT) System (MAPS) Gen...

British Army to get £2.8B Worth Boxer Armoured Vehicles

November 7, 2019 @ 10:24 AM

The UK Ministry of Defence on Tuesday

Finland's Patria Nets €35M to Upgrade Pasi APCs

November 1, 2019 @ 06:33 AM

Finland has awarded Patria an agreement valued €35 million to modernize 139 Pasi XA-180 armored personnel carriers (APCs). “On October 28, 2019, Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen has authorised the Defence Forces Logistics Command to procure supplementary lifecycle upgrades from Patria,” Finnish Ministry of Defence said in a

Rheinmetall Delivers 3 Lynx KF41 IFVs for Australia’s LAND400 Contest Trials

October 22, 2019 @ 09:31 AM

Rheinmetall on Tuesday announced the delivery of three Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicles to compete in trials for the AUD 15 billion (Euro 9.5 billion or US$10

Iran Unveils New Military Vehicles, Drone & Smart Robot

October 4, 2019 @ 07:00 AM

The Iranian military on Thursday received new, indigenously-developed military hardware including bullet-proof tactical vehicles, reconnaissance drone and smart robots. The new pieces of equipment were officially delivered to the relevant military forces during a ceremony held on October 3, Press TV

Raytheon, Rheinmetall form JV for US Army’s Bradley IFV Replacement

September 30, 2019 @ 10:30 AM

Raytheon and Rheinmetall Defence have established a joint venture to offer the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the United States Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) competition. The Lynx team will submit its bid on or before October 1, 2019

Damaged Oshkosh Vehicles Buttress Yemeni Claims of Attack on Saudi Arabia

September 30, 2019 @ 08:11 AM

Oshkosh-made M-ATV vehicles seen in a video footage released by Yemeni Houtis may provide a hint to their claim that they destroyed Saudi military vehicles in an attack launched on Sunday in Najran, a city along Saudi-Yemeni border. Yemeni Houtis announced on September 29 that they had carried out a “major assault” on Saudi Arabian-led coalition, claiming to have killed over 200 of their soldiers, other than annihilating military vehicles

BAE Systems to Support US Army Vehicles for $11M

September 25, 2019 @ 05:36 AM

BAE Systems has won $11 million modification to contract for systems technical support, engineering, logistics and fielding support for US Army vehicles. “BAE Systems was awarded a $11 million modification contract for systems technical support, engineering, logistics and fielding support for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle Family of Vehicles, the Multiple Launch Rocket System Carrier, and the M113 Armored Personnel Carrier Family of Vehicles,” the US Department of Defense said in a statement Tuesday

Russia Loses 2 BMD Vehicles After Failed Paradrop

September 24, 2019 @ 08:43 AM

Two of Russias paradropped BMD infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) crashed as the parachutes failed to open on Friday during Center-2019 military exercise. The vehicles were destroyed during a paradrop over a military range in Russias Orenburg region, the Russian defense ministrys press service stated, according to local media