Tata Motors Wins Additional Order For 619 High-Mobility Vehicles For Indian Army

March 27, 2016 @ 11:23 AM

Tata Motors have signed a follow-on contract for the supply of an additional 619 units, of its high-mobility (HMV) 6X6 multi-axle truck, from the Indian Army. Being built with a material handling crane, the Tata 6X6 HMV is meant for the loading-unloading and transportation of ammunition pallets, spares and other operational...

Ashok Leyland, Lockheed Martin Tie Up To Develop Combat Vehicles For Indian...

March 22, 2016 @ 12:39 PM

Ashok Leyland Defense Systems (ALDS) has partnered with the US firm Lockheed Martin for its Indian Armed Forces Light Specialist Vehicle (LSV) and Light Armored Multipurpose (LAM) vehicle programs. Lockheed Martin's High Mobility Vehicle or Common Vehicle Next Generation (CVNG) will provide the base platform for this development effort

BAE Systems’ Upgrades Terrier Combat Engineer Vehicle

February 13, 2016 @ 10:58 AM

BAE Systems combat engineer vehicle, Terrier has been fitted with a new telescopic investigation arm and the ability to wade through two metre wave surges. The telescopic investigation arm extends over 8m from the vehicle – one of the longest in the world available for such a vehicle - allowing crews...

Textron To Supply Three Combat Tactical Vehicles To Ukraine

February 2, 2016 @ 02:49 PM

Textron has signed a contract with Ukroboronprom subsidiary SpetsTechnoExport (STE) for the sale of three Survivable Combat Tactical Vehicles (SCTV) to Ukraine. The contract entails the sale of three SCTVs that will be delivered to Ukraine in an ongoing effort to improve the survivability and mobility of its light tactical vehicle...

IGOV To Modify USAF High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles

January 29, 2016 @ 07:11 AM

IGOV Technologies Inc has won a $52 million contract from the US Air Force to modify M1145 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs). Contractor will modify HMMWVs to provide Tactical Air Party users with embedded software and systems for critical voice, data, and video communications

Artec Wins Boxer Vehicles Contract From German Bundeswehr

December 18, 2015 @ 12:37 PM

Artec, a joint venture between Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall has won a contract worth EUR 476 million to provide the German Bundeswehr with 131 high-protection vehicles of Boxer type. The order commissioned by the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), is due to deliver the Boxer vehicles between 2017 and 2020

Oshkosh Resumes Work On $6.7 Billion JLTV Contract As GAO Dismissed Lockheed...

December 16, 2015 @ 10:49 AM

Oshkosh has resumed work on Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) after the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) dismissed Lockheed Martins protests. The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) dismissed Lockheed Martins protest earlier today based on Lockheeds notice that it intends to file a protest in the US Court of Federal Claims

Philippines Armed Forces Violate Procurement Laws In $528 Million Arms Purchase

November 13, 2015 @ 09:47 AM

The Philippines Armed Forces (AFP) is charged of buying various weapons totalling P24.883 Billion (US $528 million) violating procurement laws

Graphene Ultra-capacitors To Power Milrem's Multi-purpose Unmanned Ground Vehicle

September 15, 2015 @ 12:08 PM

Milrem will showcase its multipurpose UGV (unmanned ground vehicle) using Graphene ultra-capacitor technology for power at DSEI 2015. The high power cells from Skeleton Technologies will be used to deliver energy efficiency and product reliability, the company said in a statement Tuesday

Russia Sets To Develop Amphibious Armored Engineer Vehicles

April 30, 2015 @ 12:55 PM

Russia's Defense Ministry has started to develop amphibious armored engineer vehicles that are equipped with machine-guns, electronic countermeasure devices and GLONASS navigation system for its army. The next-generation unified vehicles will be capable to withstand temperatures ranging from -40°C to +40°C and will be used for earth-moving works on the battlefield, as well under enemy fire

Thales Wins Australian Intercom Systems Contract

April 13, 2015 @ 03:41 PM

Thales has won a contract from Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Australia to supply new crew intercom system, Sotas Lite for Australian Defence Force under Land 121 Phase 3B Project. The contract for the C4I system announced last week, will see Thales in Australia conduct design activities for the C4I system that will be installed in vehicles supplied by Rheinmetall, integrating customer furnished radios and systems into the intercom system

NATO to Help Slovakia Discard Russian Military Equipment

March 3, 2015 @ 05:32 PM

Slovakian armed forces will be cutting down on Russian military equipment as part of its modernization program, Slovakian President Andrej Kiska said Tuesday. “The process of modernization of the Slovak armed forces has begun