Northrop Grumman Ceases Depleted Uranium Munitions Production

January 23, 2024 @ 12:54 PM

Northrop Grumman has officially announced the discontinuation of production for tank ammunition featuring depleted uranium cores. The decision was revealed on the company's official website recently, signifying the fulfillment of the contract for the production of 120-mm tank armor-piercing ammunition M829A4, and thereby marking the end of the era of shells...

Textron to Improve Software of USMC's Advanced Reconnaissance Vehicle Program

January 22, 2024 @ 11:45 AM

Textron Systems recently secured an amendment for an integrated prototype vehicle and lab, a significant development in the U.S

QinetiQ, Leonardo to Develop, Integrate New Protection System for U.K. Tanks &...

January 22, 2024 @ 10:10 AM

The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has awarded a new contract through the Aurora Engineering Delivery Partnership (EDP) to enhance the survivability and protection of Land Armoured Vehicles in the British Army, with QinetiQ as the lead EDP partner and Leonardo UK as the Principal Systems Integrator collaborating on...

RBSL Secures Contract for Modular Armor System in Challenger 3 Program

January 19, 2024 @ 12:46 PM

Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) has secured a contract for the delivery of a modular armor protection system for the Challenger 3 Main Battle Tank, marking a notable development in the program. The new armor, designed in collaboration with the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL), is intended to enhance the...

Bundeswehr Secures €350M Ammunition Deal with Rheinmetall for Puma Infantry Fighting Vehicle

January 18, 2024 @ 09:16 AM

The German Bundeswehr has issued a call-off for several hundred thousand rounds of 30mm x 173 DM21 service ammunition from an existing framework contract with Rheinmetall. The order, valued at over €350 million, including value-added tax, is part of a broader initiative to procure medium-calibre ammunition for the Puma infantry fighting...

Belgium’s John Cockerill to Acquire French Military Vehicle Supplier Arquus

January 17, 2024 @ 02:50 PM

John Cockerill, a supplier of light tank turrets and simulation systems, has entered an exclusive agreement with the Volvo Group to acquire Arquus, Frances primary military vehicle supplier. The

BAE Systems Delivers First ACV Command and Control Variant to U.S. Marine...

January 13, 2024 @ 07:47 AM

BAE Systems has successfully delivered the initial Amphibious Combat Vehicle Command and Control (ACV-C) variant under the full-rate production contract to the U.S

Artis Unveils Sentinel Third-Generation Active Protection System to Defend Against Top-Attack Threats

January 9, 2024 @ 11:21 AM

Virginia-based defense contractor Artis has introduced the Sentinel third-generation Active Protection System (APS), aiming to revolutionize armored vehicle protection and address a critical gap in the U.S

U.S. Army’s Abrams Tanks Receive Maintenance at Lithuanian Workshop

January 8, 2024 @ 12:29 PM

The Ministry of Defense of Lithuania has announced the initiation of maintenance operations for Abrams main battle tanks from U.S

Finland Exercises Purchase Option for 40 Patria 6x6 Armored Vehicles

January 5, 2024 @ 05:18 AM

The Finnish Defence Forces have opted to acquire an additional 40 Patria 6x6 armored vehicles, utilizing the supplementary purchase option embedded in the agreement inked with Patria in June 2023. The initial pact involved the procurement of 91 vehicles, and the appended option allowed for an additional purchase of up to 70 units

Ukrainian Army to Use Locally Assembled Isuzu Pick-ups for Quick Mobility

January 3, 2024 @ 12:06 PM

Ukraine aims to assemble ISUZU D-Max pickups this year to support Ukraine's Defense Forces. Oleksandr Dorosh, chairman of the Ataman enterprise's supervisory board was quoted as saying by Auto-Consulting