WFEL Delivers Military DSB Systems To Switzerland

June 19, 2014 @ 01:45 PM

WFEL delivered four Dry Support Bridge (DSB) systems in the 46m configuration to Armasuisse, the Swiss defense procurement agency, in May, which were subsequently passed on to the Swiss Army Engineers.The company secured an order of ten wheeled launch vehicles and six 46m bridge modules with walkways worth £37million deal,...

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

New Zealand Takes Delivery Of New Rheinmetall-MAN Vehicles

April 23, 2014 @ 02:50 PM

The New Zealand Ministry of Defense has recently received the first batch of new Medium-Heavy Operational Vehicles. “It is great to see these vehicles being used by the NZDF just 12 months on from when they were purchased,” Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman said

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

French Army Orders Iveco Military Logistic Vehicles

February 10, 2014 @ 04:29 PM

The French Ministry of Defence has placed an order for 250 logistic military trucks with the Iveco (CNH industrial Group) and Soframe (Lohr group) consortium. The order forms part of the “Porteurs Polyvalents Terrestres” (PPT) programme, launched in 2010 to provide the French land forces with a fleet of modern logistic vehicles

India Close To Conclude Tata Motors HMV Contract

January 30, 2014 @ 10:48 AM

The Indian Defense Ministry is close to finalizing a $160 million contract with a domestic company, Tata Motors for making heavy-duty military vehicles. The deal for the supply of 1,239 Tata Motors-built six-wheel-drive high mobility vehicles (HMV), will be fitted with material handling cranes, has the option of a follow-on order for 600 more units, according to the Economic Times newspaper

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"