General Dynamics To Support Reset of US Marine Corps' Light Armored Vehicle...

February 19, 2019 @ 10:47 AM

General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada has been awarded a $37.2 million contract to deliver 60 hardware kits for the U

Paramount Group to Supply Mbombe 4 Armored Personnel Carriers to UAE Army

February 18, 2019 @ 02:10 PM

The United States based Paramount Group has won a contract to provide next generation armoured personnel carrier, Mbombe 4, to the UAE Army. The company won the contract on the first day of IDEX military 2019 exhibition held in Abu Dhabi

Oshkosh Wins $74M US Army Contract For New-gen Medium Tactical Vehicles

February 16, 2019 @ 03:07 AM

Oshkosh Defense has won a $74 million worth contract to procure Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles variants for the US Army. “Oshkosh Defense LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was awarded a $74,189,379 modification (P00004) to contract W56HZV-18-F-0153 for procurement of Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles variants,” the Department of defense announced Friday...

Russian Troops to Receive 16 Armata Tanks by Yearend

February 14, 2019 @ 11:29 AM

The Russian ground forces will receive the first batch of 12 upgraded T-14 Armata Main Battle Tanks (MBT) and 4 T-16 armored recovery vehicles, also known as Armata ARV or BREM-T by the end of the year. Until the end of the year, 12 T-14 Armata tanks and four T-16 BREMs...

US Approves Sale of 240 Namer APC Power Packs to Israel for

February 14, 2019 @ 06:06 AM

The United States state department has approved sale of 240 Namer Armored Personnel Carrier (APC-MT883) Power Packs, Less Transmission (NPPLT) and related equipment to Israel for an estimated cost of $238 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on Tuesday

Leonardo To Upgrade M60A3 MBT

January 24, 2019 @ 08:21 AM

Leonardo has developed an upgrade for the M60A3 main battle tank (MBT). The upgrade has been tested, and it covers battle tank's armour, mobility and firepower and is being marketed as a cost-effective upgrade package, IHS Janes reported Tuesday

BAE Systems Wins $474 Million US Army M109 Vehicles Maintenance Contract

January 23, 2019 @ 03:19 AM

BAE Systems has won a $474 million contract for system support and maintenance for the United States Armys M109 Paladin Family of Vehicles. The contract includes system technical support, sustainment system technical support, depot maintenance support, field service representatives, systems engineering, program management, engineering management, quality management, configuration management, logistics support, and software management and maintenance for the M109 Family of Vehicles, the US department of defense said in a statement Tuesday

Rheinmetall, BAE Systems JV to Work on British Army’s New Mechanized Infantry...

January 21, 2019 @ 12:27 PM

Rheinmetall and BAE Systems have signed an agreement to create a joint UK based military vehicle design, manufacturing and support business. In addition to managing and growing the existing combat vehicle support business, the intent is for the new Joint Venture to play a major role in the delivery of the British Armys new Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) and other strategic combat vehicles programmes, Rheinmetall said in a statement Monday

Thailand Eyes Buying 14 VT Battle Tanks from China for $72 Million

January 18, 2019 @ 01:20 PM

The Royal Thai Army is seeking approval from the cabinet for the purchase of 14 VT-4 battle tanks from China for an approximate 2.3 billion baht ($72 million)

Swedish Army Orders Rheinmetall HX Heavy Trucks to Transport Patriot Systems

January 17, 2019 @ 12:08 PM

Rheinmetall has been awarded a contract from the Swedish armed forces to supply vehicles for transporting Patriot air defence systems made by Rheinmetalls partner Raytheon. Starting in the first quarter of 2021, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) will supply Sweden with a total of forty high-mobility trucks from its HX series, including 16 tractor trucks and 24 transport vehicles

Tecmotiv to Overhaul Egyptian M60 Tank Engines for $19M

January 16, 2019 @ 10:21 AM

Tecmotiv has won $19 million contract to overhaul Egyptian M60 Main Battle Tank (MBT) engines. The 50-tonne second generation M60 Patton main battle tank (MBT) is equipped with an air-cooled supercharged V12 diesel engine made by continental motors, producing 750 BHP

Ukraine Orders Six Bayraktar Combat Drones from Turkey

January 14, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced Saturday that Kiev is buying six Bayraktar TB2 combat drones from Turkey. According to a report by Turkish media agency,