France is likely to order 150 additional VBMR Griffon multi-role armoured vehicles, Florence Parley, Minister of the Armed Forces of France said on July 4, during the ceremony held to accept the delivery of first of the ordered 1,722 VBMR 6x6 Griffon vehicles. “Concerning the Griffon, it will be 150 more vehicles that will be ordered, to reach 1872 copies by 2030,” Parley
Saudi Arabia is set to receive 100 VAB Mk3 6X6 armored personnel carriers and 100 Sherpa light tactical vehicles for the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) it ordered from France. The armored vehicles are part of a $3 billion package from to Lebanon
The French defence procurement agency (DGA) has ordered 241 Light Special Forces Vehicles and 202 Heavy Special Forces Vehicles from Renault Trucks Defense (RTD). These vehicles will equip all of the Special Forces, who currently operate with a heterogeneous fleet of vehicles particularly worn down by the regularity of their engagement in overseas operations, DGA announced Thursday
The Korean arms procurement agency has filed a counter suit against US defense contractor Raytheon and the UK's BAE Systems demanding to pay $60 million for their failure to implement a KF-16 upgrade deal. The Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) was quoted as saying by Korean Times today that the lawsuit was filed with Seoul Central District Court last month to ask BAE pay $43
Russian manufacturer UralVagonzavod and Renault Trucks Defense of France have unveiled ATOM heavy Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV), a heavy armored wheeled vehicle at the Russian Arms Expo 2013 on Wednesday. The ATOM represent UralVagonzavods first entry into the wheeled armored vehicle market, which is developed for French Army is reflecting the companys strategy in strengthening its traditional tracked vehicle production base with wheeled vehicle platforms, for which demand is stable (unlike tracked vehicles), according to Defense Update
Poland recently signed an agreement with Finnish company Patria Land Systems to extend a contract until 2023 for producing more AMV armored vehicles. The original contract which was signed in 2003 expires this year
Late November 2011, Renault Trucks Defense (RTD) won the invitation for bids from SEA (Service des Essences des ArmĂ©es - French Armed Forces Fuel Service) for the supply of an air-transportable multipurpose tactical tanker-truck ("CCPTA"). RTD's winning proposal was the Sherpa Medium truck
Renault Trucks Defense has signed with Thales a contract for supplying 21 units of vehicles type Premium, Midlum and Sherpa Light carrier dedicated to the tactical stations of the Syracuse III military satellite communications program. In 2009 Renault Trucks Defense had already sold 33 units of Sherpa light carriers
Kongsberg has booked an order on Protector remote weapon stations (RWS) valued at NOK 140 millions from the French Renault Truck Defense. The order is part of the NOK 500 million framework agreement with delivery of the Protector remote weapon control system to upgrade the French Army`s Renault VAB 4x4 armored personnel carriers
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