BAE Systems awarded $200 million artillery production contract

March 27, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

BAE Systems has been awarded a £135 million ($200m) contract to commence series production of 48 Archer 155mm self-propelled artillery gun systems and their associated ammunition handling systems for the Swedish and Norwegian armed forces. The first operational systems are expected to be delivered in October 2011 and production will...

Italy has awarded $30 million contract to Oto Melara for HITROLE light

November 6, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

Oto Melara, a Finmeccanica company, signed a contract worth around 20 million euro ($29.7 million) with Italy’s Ministry of Defence - General Directorate of Terrestrial Armaments to supply 81 HITROLE Light turrets

Alliant Tech Systems,General Dynamics win $149 million ammunition contract for Afghanistan

October 1, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

Alliant Tech Systems Inc., Independence, Mo

U.S Army has awarded $197.5 million contract to Elbit Systems for mortar...

May 15, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd. was awarded a contract from the U

ST Engineering wins $11 million contract for supply of 40mm ammunition to

April 29, 2009 @ 12:00 AM

Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) today announced that its land systems arm, Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics), has been awarded a contract worth about EUR 8 million (about $11 million) by the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, Försvarets Materielverk (FMV), for the supply of 40mm ammunition. The contract was...

QinetiQ North America Unveils Route Clearance Robot to Detect Mines and IEDs

December 12, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

MCLEAN, Va. --- QinetiQ North America, a global developer of innovative technology solutions for national defense, today announced that its Technology Solutions Group subsidiary Foster-Miller is releasing its new TALON IV Engineer mine detecting, counter-IED robot for immediate use

DOD IG: Marines Slow to Defend Against IEDs

December 11, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

Remember how Secretary Gates talked about procurement needing to reflect strategic needs? Well, there's more evidence of the problem. POGO has obtained and is making publicly available for the first time a Department of Defense Inspector General report showing that even though "DoD was aware of the threat posed by mines and improvised explosive devices (IEDS) in low-intensity conflicts and of the availability of mine-resistant vehicles years before insurgent actions began in Iraq in 2003

Contractor Answers Nation’s Call for Mine-Resistant Vehicles

November 24, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

SEALY, Texas --- Conventional military wisdom holds that enemies have a vote in combat. But manufacturers of the mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle have worked to disenfranchise them

BAE Systems Completes Production of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles

November 21, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

ARLINGTON, Va. --- BAE Systems has completed production of more than 5,000 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles under existing contracts with the U

Thales Selected by Royal Norwegian Navy for the Delivery of a Mine...

October 31, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

After signing a contract for the replacement of the hull-mounted sonar of the Oksoy and Alta-class Mine Counter Measure vessels on 30th March 2007, Thales is now selected by the Royal Norwegian Navy for the delivery of the MCM C2 Software package.>> Thales, as Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace's partner for this contract, will deliver a solution allowing the Norwegian Navy to efficiently plan and execute mine countermeasure missions

Modernized Fuchs/Fox Provides Comprehensive Protection from Mines and IEDs – Upgrade Order...

October 30, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

The tried-and-tested Fuchs/Fox armoured transport vehicle is one of the Bundeswehrs most versatile systems. Rheinmetall now offers a highly effective modernization package that substantially improves the vehicles protection against landmine blasts and improvised explosive devices

New Technology to Neutralise Improvised Explosive Devices

October 30, 2008 @ 12:00 AM

The Minister for Defence Science and Personnel the Hon. Warren Snowdon MP, today unveiled a new robot called SPIKER designed to counter improvised explosive devices (IED)