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...

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

UVZ Corp. Unveils New Equipments At Russian Arms Expo 2013

October 3, 2013 @ 02:45 PM

UVZ Corporation presented 8 new products in its extensive line of special equipment at the Russia Arms Expo 2013. The centrepiece of the new products is Tank Support Fighting Vehicle BMPT-72 also known as Terminator-2 - a breakthrough modernization of the T-72 tank

Rheinmetall Wins €50 Million Ammunition Contract From MENA

September 6, 2013 @ 01:33 PM

The Middle East/ North Africa (MENA) region contractor has ordered ammunition for a mobile 120mm mortar system worth around €50 million from Rheinmetall. The delivery of the ammunition starts in September 2014

Russia To Reveal New Robotic Prototype In 2014

August 8, 2013 @ 12:50 PM

Russia on Wednesday announced that it will introduce initial prototypes of robotic combat vehicles featuring tank-like tracked chassis and hybrid engines next year. “It's a unique robotic vehicle … capable of performing a wide range of combat tasks, primarily including minesweeping and, in the future, direct involvement in combat action on the battlefield,” Col

IDF Demonstrates Unmanned Ground Vehicle Missions

September 11, 2012 @ 12:00 AM

The Israeli Defense Force has begun using the Guardium UGV (Unmanned ground vehicle), one of the first regularly operating unmanned security vehicles in the world, for night patrols along the Gaza border. Developed by Israel Aerospace Industries and Elbit Industries, the Guardium can scans the wide array of areas, taking in 360 degrees of information

TechnoRobot introduce new class of robot: RiotBot

October 29, 2010 @ 12:00 AM

TechnoRobot Spanish company introduced RiotBot – a new class of unmanned platform designed for intervention in riots, prison disturbances, or other civil disorders, where neutralization of specific elements is required by law enforcement agents, avoiding direct contact with the crowd. By operating with effective non lethal means to suppress, or deactivate a target without the presence of personnel, RiotBot can eliminate potential threats while minimizing escalation typically caused by police intervention