US Army to get 160 Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles from BAE Systems

January 22, 2020 @ 06:52 AM

BAE Systems has won a contract valued $401 million to supply 160 Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles (AMPVs) to the US Army. “BAE Systems Land & Armaments LP, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded $400

German Army to get 1,000 new Rheinmetall Military Trucks

January 13, 2020 @ 09:53 AM

German Bundeswehr placed a €400 million order with Rheinmetall to supply 1,000 military transport trucks for the army. The order is the third call-off from a framework contract signed in July 2017 encompassing over 2,200 military trucks, which the Bundeswehr is purchasing as part of its “Unprotected Transport Vehicles” project

US Risks Billions in Arms Sales over Soured Relations with Iraq

January 9, 2020 @ 09:40 AM

The United States could lose billions of dollars in arms sales to Iraq should Baghdad evict US troops from it soil and scale down its military relationship with Washington. Following the assassination of Iranian top general Qasem Soleimani in US drone strikes, Iraq asked US troops to leave their country

Israeli Eitan Vehicles to get Iron Fist Countermeasures

January 7, 2020 @ 09:05 AM

Elbit Systems has won a $31 million (NIS 109 million) deal to supply Iron Fist hard-kill Active Protection Systems (APS) for Eitan Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFV) of the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF). The contract awarded by Production and Procurement Directorate of the Israeli Ministry of Defense (IMOD) will be performed over...

Tunisia Agrees To Buy Turkish Armored Vehicles

January 6, 2020 @ 10:47 AM

Turkeys BMC defense company has won an order to supply 9 Medium Class Multi-Purpose Armored Vehicles (MPAVs) to Tunisia. The contract was signed after the Turkish firm won the International Armored Vehicle Tender beating out manufacturers from US, Germany, France and Thailand, Daily Sabah

DAPA Awards Hyundai Rotem $209M for Combat Engineering Vehicles, Tanks

December 31, 2019 @ 11:04 AM

Hyundai Rotem has won a $209.5 million (243

Turkish Military Gets New Anti-tank Vehicles

December 26, 2019 @ 11:53 AM

The Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) have taken the delivery of two weapon carrier vehicles, Kaplan and Pars, at a ceremony held at FNSS Defense Systems facility in the Gölbaşı district, Ankara, on Wednesday. The Turkish Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) awarded FNSS Defense Systems a contract for 260 vehicles- 76 Pars 4×4 and 184 Kaplan ATVS, in June 2016

New Russian Air Defense System Gibka-S Works against Ultra-low Flying Threats

December 26, 2019 @ 09:30 AM

Russia has finished state trials of a new close range air defense mobile system, Gibka-S which uses missiles from Verba or Igla man-portable air defence system (MANPADS) installed on Tiger

Montenegro To Get 2,700 Oshkosh Vehicles

December 18, 2019 @ 07:48 AM

The US Army has awarded Oshkosh Defense a contract valued $804 million to supply 2,721 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs) and related support. "Oshkosh Defense was awarded an $804 million modification to Foreign Military Sales (Montenegro) contract for the procurement of 2,721 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle and 16,714 associated packaged or installed kits," the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday

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 year

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 testing of the StrikeShield Active Protection System to begin in October 2020 at Redstone Test Center in Huntsville, Alabama," Rheinmetall said in a statement Tuesday