Germany Cancels $134 Million Arms Deal With Russia

August 4, 2014 @ 02:26 PM

Germany has cancelled a major arms deal with Russia citing the Ukraine crisis as its main reason, according to reports. The daily Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper reported on Monday that the German government had canceled a deal to provide Russian forces with a fully-equipped combat training camp

Russia, Europe Vie For Developing Countries’ Defence Dollars

June 20, 2014 @ 01:23 PM

As orders for defence equipment at home decline, France, Germany and Russia are intensifying their efforts to sell to developing countries. The German government approved export licenses for weapons worth almost €6 billion last year, including a record amount for deals with non-NATO countries, according to Germanys vice-chancellor and economy...

Rheinmetall Set to Bag Fuchs 2 Armored Carriers Deal with Algeria

June 19, 2014 @ 12:51 PM

Rheinmetall is set to sign a $2.7 billion deal for the production of 980 Fuchs 2 armored vehicles with Algeria, according to reports

Rheinmetall To Debut New Puma IFV At Eurosatory 2014

June 13, 2014 @ 10:13 AM

Now being built in series for the German Army, the new Puma armoured infantry fighting vehicle is on show at this years Eurosatory for the first time. During recent heat (UAE 2013), cold (Norway 2012) and live-fire trials conducted in cooperation with experts from the Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment (BAAINBw)...

Brazil To Acquire M109A5+ Upgrade Kits

June 12, 2014 @ 01:56 PM

The US State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Brazil for M109A5+ upgrade kits and associated equipment for an estimated cost of $110 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on Jun 11, 2014

A-T Solutions To Provide IED-Training Support And Solutions

April 24, 2014 @ 10:46 AM

A-T Solutions Inc has won a contract to continue support for U.S

India's L&T To Purchase Ukrainian Anti-Aircraft Vehicles

February 11, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

India-based Larsen & Toubro has signed a contract with Ukrainian defense conglomerate Ukroboronprom to buy up to 138 anti-aircraft vehicles. According to the statement issued by Ukroboronprom, one anti-aircraft gun and one command vehicle will be sent to the company for evaluation, and the company will then have the right to purchase up to 138 of the systems under the contract

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 suppliers, our Oshkosh MSVS SMP offering provides superior vehicle performance, sustainment across six continents, and ultimately, the best overall value for Canada,” said John Urias, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president of Oshkosh Defense

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 engineers

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