Northrop Grumman To Provide Abrams M1 Eyesafe Laser Rangefinder For Morocco

May 8, 2018 @ 01:03 PM

Northrop Grumman has been awarded a foreign military sales contract to provide for eye safe laser range finders for Morocco's M1A2S tank, the US Department of defense announced Monday. “Northrop Grumman, Apopka, Florida, was awarded a $9,491,066 modification (P00001) to foreign military sales (Morocco) contract W56HZV-18-C-0065 for eye safe laser range...

BAE Systems Wins $120M US Army Contract For HERCULES Armored Recovery Vehicles

May 8, 2018 @ 12:53 PM

The US Army has awarded a $120 million worth contract to BAE Systems for procurement of M88A2 HERCULES Armored Recovery vehicles, the US Department of defense announced Monday. “BAE Systems Land & Armaments L

Turkey’s Otokar To Debut New Armored Vehicle ‘Cobra II’ This Week...

May 7, 2018 @ 01:55 PM

Turkish defense company Otokar will exhibit its newest Cobra II Load Carrier Armored Vehicle for the first time this week at the Efes 2018 Live-Fire Military Drills in the Aegean province of Izmir. The Efes 2018 Live-Fire Military Drills, which run from May 7 to 11, aims to develop military and...

BAE Systems, Milrem LCM Sign Maintenance Support Contract for Estonian CV90 Vehicles

April 18, 2018 @ 11:04 AM

BAE Systems and Milrem LCM, an Estonian provider of combat vehicle life-cycle management, have signed a contract to support Estonias fleet of CV9035 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs). The agreement is part of BAE Systems wider contract with the Estonian government to maintain and sustain 44 CV9035 vehicles acquired from The Netherlands...

Ukroboronprom’s Armored Recovery Vehicle Enters Serial Production

April 9, 2018 @ 04:52 PM

Ukraines state run Ukroboronprom manufactured armored recovery and a repair vehicle (BREM) “Atlet” has entered serial production. The armored recovery and repair vehicle was designed by Kharkiv-Morozov Design Bureau specialists to conduct evacuation operations and repair works in the field conditions, the company said in a statement last Thursday...

US Army’s New Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle Program Enters Testing Phase

April 4, 2018 @ 11:28 AM

BAE Systems has delivered all Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles (AMPV) to the US Army to begin the testing phase of the program. “The AMPV is essential to the future of the Armored Brigade Combat Team,” said Bill Sheehy, AMPV program director for BAE Systems

Lockheed Martin To Provide Modular Active Protection Systems For US Military Vehicles

March 28, 2018 @ 11:31 AM

The US Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) has awarded Lockheed Martin a next-phase contract to continue maturing the Modular Active Protection Systems (MAPS) controller base kit hardware and software and to support government integration efforts ahead of platform demonstrations scheduled to take place through 2019. MAPS is designed to enable protection of vehicles and their occupants by integrating sensors and countermeasures in a common framework to detect and defeat existing and emerging threats

Saudi M1A2 Abrams tanks, M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles to Get $300 Million...

March 23, 2018 @ 01:04 PM

The US State Department has approved a $300 million worth spares package to maintain Saudi Arabias fleet of M1A2 Abrams Tanks, M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles and other armoured vehicles. According to Defense Security Cooperation Agency press release, Saudi Arabia has requested a possible purchase of a new Foreign Military Sales Order (FMSO) II to provide funds for blanket order requisitions under a Cooperative Logistics Supply Support Agreement (CLSSA) for common spares/repair parts to support Saudi Arabias fleet of M1A2 Abrams tanks, M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs), Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs), M198 Towed Howitzers, additional support, and...

Rheinmetall Beats BAE Systems to Win US$4.1 B Australian Armored Vehicle Contract

March 14, 2018 @ 10:47 AM

German firm Rheinmetall was awarded a Aus$5.2 (US$4

Turkey’s BMC to Sell 85 Armored Vehicles to Qatar

March 14, 2018 @ 05:49 AM

Turkeys BMC will deliver 85 armored vehicles to Qatar comprising mine-resistant, ambush-protected and multi-purpose 4 X4 vehicles. BMC will produce 50 BMC Kirpi (Hedgehog) Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles and 35 BMC Amazon 4x4 multi-purpose armored vehicles for Qatar, Ethem Sancak, the head of BMC was mentioned as saying in a report by

Nexter MoU With Qatar’s Barzan Holdings on 1.5 Billion Euro Armored Vehicles...

March 14, 2018 @ 05:27 AM

French land systems maker, Nexter has signed two Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Qatars Barzan Holdings to implement a proposed sale of 490 VBCI armored vehicles to the Qatari Army worth an estimated Euro 1.5 billion

Modernized T-84 Tanks to Join Ukrainian Armed Forces

March 8, 2018 @ 08:03 AM

The Ukrainian Malyshev Plant and Kharkiv Morozov Machine-Building Design Bureau are readying another batch of T-84 tanks after the first batch of tanks join the countrys armed forces. Kharkiv enterprises conduct repair and modernization works