Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, has been awarded a contract worth USD 193 million to provide active protection systems for United States Army tanks.
Leonardo DRS will provide the US Army with TROPHY active protection systems for its new Abrams tanks. Under the terms of the contract, Leonardo DRS will provide the Army with TROPHY systems, countermeasures, and maintenance kits.
Developed by technology partner Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, TROPHY system provides combat-proven protection against the full range of threats. TROPHY system provides a high level of performance, safety and life cycle affordability.
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 finders for Morocco's M1A2S tank,” the release states
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...
The US State Department has approved an upgrade to Kuwait for M1A1 Abrams Tanks estimated to cost $29 million. The Government of Kuwait has requested a possible sale of two hundred eighteen (218) M1A1 Abrams tank hulls with 120mm cannons and two hundred eighteen (218) AGT-1500 (M1 Tank Series) engines in support of its M1A2 tank recapitalization
Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) recently completed initial integration for the US Army's Modular Active Protection System (MAPS) soft-kill demonstrator. Using Lockheed Martin's Open Architecture Processor and Northrop Grumman's sensor and countermeasure systems, the team completed initial integration in preparation for full system demonstrations on an M1 Abrams tank in 2017
The US Army has signed a delivery order for General Dynamics Land Systems to upgrade 100 more M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks to the state-of-the-art M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3 (SEPv3) configuration. The delivery order is part of an Army Requirements Contract signed in December 2017 through which the Army can upgrade up to 435 M1A1 Abrams tanks to the M1A2 SEPv3 configuration
Saab has received a new order valued $50 million (426 MSEK) from the United States Army for the shoulder-launched AT4CS RS (Confined Space Reduced Sensitivity) anti-armor weapon system. The order was booked during Q2 2018
Leonardo has signed a 44 million euros (US$ 51 million) contract to supply an ATR 72MP aircraft to the Italian Customs Police and provide associated logistics support and training services. The contract was awarded following a European tender and includes options which would bring the total value up to 250 million euros (US$290 million)
The US Army has spent $650,000 to procure new non-lethal Pepper-based handgun, ‘Variable Kinetic System (VKS) for its soldiers stationed in Afghanistan. VKS created by PeperBall Technologies is delivered in the same fashion as a paintball gun, The Army Times reported Thursday
The US Army Futures Command has issued a draft request for proposal (RFP) for the purpose of the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft Competitive Prototype (FARA CP). According to the draft document released on 22 June this year, the US Army currently lacks the ability to conduct armed reconnaissance, light attack, and security with improved stand-off and lethal and non-lethal capabilities with a platform sized to hide in RADAR clutter and for the urban canyons of mega cities
Israels Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd announced over $193 million worth contract to supply its TROPHY missile defense system to the US Army. The Trophy active missile defense system, developed by Rafael, is designed to protect tanks and other armored vehicles from missiles, rockets, and other projectiles
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