Oshkosh Define Next-Generation Capabilities For Canadian MSVS Bid

January 9, 2014 @ 11:01 AM

Oshkosh Defense has proposed a request offering a high performance, low risk solution to meet the Canadian Department of National Defences (DND) mission requirements to advance its logistics vehicle fleet under the Medium Support Vehicle System (MSVS) project. “Working closely with our Canadian industry partners and a growing network of Canadian...

Canadian CCV Project Cancelled, Nexter Claim Compensation

December 23, 2013 @ 07:54 AM

The Canadian Department of National Defence announced on 20 December the cancellation of its controversial $1.8 billion (C$2 billion) Close Combat Vehicle (CCV) project to acquire infantry fighting vehicles

Finland To Buy Leopard MBTs Next Year

December 23, 2013 @ 07:29 AM

Finland has entered negotiations with the Netherlands to purchase around 100 Leopard 2A6 main battle tanks (MBTs), the Finnish Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced last week. "The preparations for the acquisition and the related negotiations are ongoing," a Finnish MoD statement said, adding that they "are proceeding in good faith"

Saab, INTRACOM Team Up For Hellenic Army ARTHUR Systems' Support

December 18, 2013 @ 10:39 AM

INTRACOM Defense Electronics (IDE) has signed an agreement with Saab for the support of the Hellenic Army ARTHUR weapon locating radar systems. This agreement is to ensure continuous support for a crucial Hellenic Armed Forces high technology system, by providing smooth supply of spare parts and immediate on-the-field service by Greek...

Kongsberg Wins $31 Million Swiss Weapon Systems Contract

December 13, 2013 @ 01:55 PM

Kongsberg has received an order valued at $31 million for the delivery of Protector Weapon Control System including logistics for the Swiss vehicle program GMTF RP13. This contract is the fourth major Protector RWS contract between the Swiss Army and Kongsberg since 2006

Swedish Court Postpones $3 Billion Military Truck Procurement Deal

December 12, 2013 @ 03:58 PM

The Swedish Administrative Court has delayed a $3 billion defence procurement of military trucks and may take weeks to finalize, according to Svenska Dagbladet. The deal is a joint procurement by the Swedish Defence Material Administration (FMV) and its Norwegian counterpart, FLO

Lockheed Martin Completes Manufacturing Readiness Assessment Of JLTVs

December 12, 2013 @ 07:24 AM

The Lockheed Martin Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) team successfully completed the government's Manufacturing Readiness Assessment (MRA), an important milestone on the path to vehicle production. The MRA, which measures manufacturing maturity and assesses technical risk, took place at Lockheed Martin's Camden Operations on Nov

SAAB Wins $17 Million Carl-Gustaf Weapon System Contract

December 10, 2013 @ 02:03 PM

Saab has signed a contract on deliveries of components for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system. The order has a total value of $17 million comprising components for ammunition to the latest version of the modern Carl-Gustaf support weapon system

BAE Systems Wins $220 Million Missile Defense Support Contract

December 10, 2013 @ 01:58 PM

BAE Systems has won a contract to provide a range of services to support space and mission defense worth as much as $220 million over three years. Under the contract, BAE Systems will bid on task orders with four other companies to support various missions of the US Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) and the US Army Forces Strategic Command

US Army M-ATVs To Be Equipped With Q-Net RPG Defeat System

December 6, 2013 @ 11:42 AM

QinetiQ has won a contract to supply Q-Net rocket propelled grenade (RPG) defeat system for installation onboard the US Army's mine-resistant ambush-protected (MRAP) all-terrain vehicles (M-ATVs). Under the $18

Jamaica Defence Force To Get Thales Bushmaster Vehicles

December 6, 2013 @ 11:07 AM

Thales Australia has signed a contract to supply 12 Bushmaster vehicles to the Jamaica Defence Force. The vehicles are all troop carrier variants equipped with Thaless SOTAS M2 communication system, and deliveries will begin in 2015

FNSS To Showcase AFV Designs At BRIDEX 2013

December 2, 2013 @ 03:03 PM

FNSS will be showcasing its AFV design consideration of Firepower, Survivability and Mobility at BRIDEX 2013. It has developed a family of medium-weight armoured vehicles to meet future battlespace roles such as reconnaissance, command and control, fighting and ambulances are just a few of the roles we have provided to both Turkish Armed Forces and International customers