Oshkosh Wins $484 Million US Army Modification Contract

June 30, 2018 @ 03:48 AM

Oshkosh was awarded a $484 million modification contract for 1,574 vehicles and 7,538 kits (includes installed and packaged kits). Work is expected to be completed by Sept

General Dynamics Wins $259 Million to Upgrade More Stryker Vehicles to Double...

June 22, 2018 @ 01:16 PM

General Dynamics has won $258.6 million modification contract for the upgrade of Stryker flat bottom vehicles to the double V-hull configuration

Russian Terminator Tank-support Combat Vehicles To Get Smart Shells

June 22, 2018 @ 08:15 AM

The Russian Armys advanced Terminator combat vehicles will soon be armed with a 30mm controlled burst shells, the press office of Techmash Scientific and Production Association told TASS on Thursday. The work on developing these munitions is at the final stage, Techmash said

General Dynamics To Upgrade US Army Stryker Vehicles with Double V-Hulls

June 21, 2018 @ 07:51 AM

General Dynamics has been awarded a $68 million worth contract to upgrade flat-bottomed Stryker combat vehicles to the "Double V-Hull" configuration for the US Army, the Department of defense announced Wednesday. “General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $68,598,360 modification (0002) to contract W56HZV-17-D-B020 for the upgrade of...

BAE Systems Wins $198 Million to Deliver 30 Amphibious Combat Vehicles to...

June 20, 2018 @ 01:52 PM

The US Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to deliver an initial 30 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV), with options for a total of 204 vehicles which could be worth up to $1.2 billion

US, UK, France Block Central African Republic's Request for Chinese Arms

June 15, 2018 @ 02:01 PM

The US, France and the UK have put on hold, a request from the Central African Republic for UN Security Council approval of Chinese Weapons deliveries for its national forces. All the three nations have raised concerns about the use of lethal equipment CAR requested that include Chinese-made armored vehicles, machine guns, tear gas grenades and other weaponry for its army and police

BAE Systems Wins $348 Million to Produce 473 Bradley Armored Vehicles

June 15, 2018 @ 01:18 PM

BAE Systems was awarded a $348 million contract for production of up to 473 Bradley M2A4 and M7A4 vehicles. The contract also includes procurement of authorized stockage list spares, and additional packages for legacy component repair using M2A3, M7A3 and Operation Desert Storm-Situational Awareness vehicles as a baseline, the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday

Rheinmetall Showcases New Lynx KF 41 Infantry Fighting Vehicle at Eurosatory

June 13, 2018 @ 03:43 PM

Rheinmetall has showcased its next generation Lynx KF41 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) at the on-going Eurosatory 2018 exhibition in Paris for the first time. The Lynx KF41 family of vehicles utilise a common drive module and a mission kit arrangement to allow any base vehicle to be configured as an IFV, an armoured personnel carrier, a command vehicle, a recovery vehicle or an ambulance, the company said in a statement Tuesday

BAE Systems showcases iFighting Tech for CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles

June 13, 2018 @ 11:53 AM

BAE is displaying the latest version of CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) integrated with iFighting concept at the 2018 Eurosatory trade show in Paris. The iFighting technology is designed to optimize vehicle and crew performance by harnessing data to enable faster decision-making in combat, the company said in a statement Monday

Pakistan Sells Six Armored Vehicles to Bahrain

May 30, 2018 @ 12:08 PM

Pakistans Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) has signed an export order with Bahrain National Guards to supply six locally manufactured light armoured vehicles ‘Interceptor, local media reports. Sources told Daily Pakistan on Wednesday that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between HITs chief Lt Gen Muhammad Naeem Ashraf and Lt Gen Mohammed Bin Isa Al Khalifa, the brother of Bahrains King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa, which also includes providing an option for more 50 vehicles

Israel’s Spike ATGM Selected For Australian Armored Vehicle Competition

May 30, 2018 @ 11:06 AM

Israel-built anti-tank guided missile, the Spike LR2 has been selected for the Australian LAND 400 armored vehicles program, Australias Department of Defence confirmed today. Rafael has beaten out European consortium MBDA for the anti-tank missile system that will be fitted to Rheinmetall's Boxer CRVs

SandCat Armored Vehicle Equipped With Advanced Mission Management System To Be Displayed...

May 28, 2018 @ 11:58 AM

Plasan Sasa and BIRD Aerosystems have teamed up to offer a SandCat armored vehicle equipped with BIRD's advanced mission management system (MSIS). The two companies will display the special intervention vehicle for the first time at Eurosatory