BAE Systems, General Dynamics to Build Mobile Protected Firepower Prototypes

December 18, 2018 @ 11:57 AM

BAE Systems and General Dynamics have won a combined $710 million to build new light combat vehicle prototypes under the United States Mobile Protected Firepower initiative. BAE Systems was awarded a $376 million contract and General Dynamics won $335 million for Mobile Protected Firepower middle tier acquisition and rapid prototyping effort...

India’s Ashok Leyland, Israeli Elbit Sign MoU for High Mobility Vehicles

December 12, 2018 @ 08:03 AM

Indias Ashok Leyland has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Israeli Elbit Systems to provide High Mobility vehicles (HMV) for mounting Elbit Systems artillery guns and systems. The integrated systems are targeted for worldwide export markets, the company said in a statement Wednesday

Pakistan Selects Slovakian Turra 30 Combat Module for Locally-made Infantry Vehicle

November 30, 2018 @ 11:36 AM

Pakistan has selected the Slovakian-made Turra 30 combat module for its Viper infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) being developed by local firm, Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT). HIT unveiled a prototype of Viper IFV at the IDEAS 2018 held in Karachi

Oshkosh Wins $1.7B to Supply 6107 Additional Vehicles to US Army

November 28, 2018 @ 12:37 AM

Oshkosh Defense was awarded a $1.7 billion modification contract to exercise available options for 6,107 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles and 22,166 kits

Ukroboronprom Hands Over Tanks, Armored Vehicles, Anti-tank Missiles to Ukrainian Army

November 16, 2018 @ 10:51 AM

Ukrainian State Enterprise, Ukroboronprom has handed over 65 units of armaments and military equipment that include tanks, armored vehicles, armored cars and precision anti-tank missile systems to the Ukrainian army. The handing over of the armaments is our response to the hysteria and provocation of the Russian Federation against Ukraine, Secretary...

Mercedes Benz to Supply 515 off-road Vehicles to the Dutch Military

November 13, 2018 @ 11:30 AM

Mercedes Benz will supply 515 Mercedes Benz G-class 300 CDI vehicles, “12kN AASLT” to the Dutch Military. The vehicles provided by Mercedes are a replacement for the G-model off-road vehicles used by the military over the past twenty years

General Dynamics, MyDefence Integrate Counter UAS Tech in Armored Vehicles

November 12, 2018 @ 01:29 PM

MyDefence Communication has integrated Counter Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) technology in vehicle platforms for military forces. The integration of the drone sensors allows military operators to effectively detect and defeat enemy drones used for reconnaissance or as weapon delivery systems, the company said in a statement Monday

PT Pindad-Czech firm Show 8 X 8 Armored Vehicle Protoytpe at Indo-Defence

November 9, 2018 @ 07:20 AM

Indonesias PT Pindad displayed the prototype of an 8 X 8 armored vehicle to be made in cooperation with Czechoslovak Group (CSG) at the ongoing Indo-Defence 2018 in Jakarta. The armored vehicle is a development of the Steyr Pandur II 8x8 produced by CSG

Ukrainian Army Develops Mobile Mortar System

November 2, 2018 @ 10:49 AM

A new 120 mm mobile mortar system Bars-8MMK which uses automated deployment and fire control systems has been developed and tested by the Ukrainian Army. According to a Ukrainian National Security Council press statement, the mobile mortar system is based on on the “Bars-8” armored vehicle

Chinese Defence, Aerospace firms Plan Big Bang Introductions at Airshow China

October 10, 2018 @ 03:02 PM

China North Industries Group Corp or Norinco Group (CNIGC) and China Aerospace Science & Technology Corp (CASC) plan to unveil a number of new products at Airshow China next month in Zhuhai. CNIGCs displays will include about 100 system products in air defense, coastal defense, ground strikes, unmanned combat, early warning and surveillance security, commercial aerospace, and command communications and support

Oshkosh Debuts A2 Variant of Medium Tactical Vehicles at AUSA 2018

October 8, 2018 @ 03:52 PM

Oshkosh will debut A2 variant of its Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV), as well as showcase multiple Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) at the 2018 AUSA Conference from October 8 to 10. The Oshkosh FMTV A2 will be on display for the first time at AUSA 2018

Ukroboronprom Hands Over 20 Tanks and Armored Personnel Carriers to Ukrainian Army

October 3, 2018 @ 02:25 PM

Kharkiv enterprises of DK Ukroboronprom handed over 20 units of heavy armament and equipment to the Ukrainian army. On October 3, 2018, the Ukrainian military received 16 T-80 and T-64 tanks on the territory of the State Enterprise "Malyshev Plant", which were reinstated on the State Enterprise "Kharkiv Armored Plant"