Rheinmetall Wins €900M Contract To Replace German Army's KAT-I Tactical Trucks

July 6, 2017 @ 11:44 AM

Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles has entered into a framework agreement with the Bundeswehr, the unified armed forces of Germany, to supply over 2,200 state-of-the-art trucks. Awarded by the Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) and structured to run seven years, the framework contract covers a total...

Swiss Army Orders 400 New Gen Trucks From Iveco

May 26, 2017 @ 03:09 PM

Iveco Defence Vehicles (DV) has signed a contract to supply 400 trucks between 2017 and 2021 to the Swiss Armed Forces. The agreement was signed at the powertrain R&D center belonging to Iveco Defence Vehicles CNH Industrial sister brand FPT Industrial in Arbon, Switzerland on May 2, 2017

Start Up Offers Driver-less Trucks To Indian Army

May 4, 2017 @ 11:27 AM

A defense technology startup in India, CRON Systems is working to get the prototype of fully functional Driverless truck this year to help Indian army in hostile locations. A 40-member team at CRON Systems, cofounded by Chhabra, Saurav Agarwala and Tommy Katzenellenbogen, also claims that the first prototype would be ready...

US Approves Assault Rifles, Humvee Vehicles Sale To Iraq

April 20, 2017 @ 01:53 PM

The US State department has approved $295.6 million worth military equipment sale including 4,400 assault rifles, 46 machine guns and 36 Humvee vehicles to Iraq

Oshkosh To Recapitalise US Army's Fleet of Heavy Tactical Vehicles For $269

April 13, 2017 @ 10:31 AM

Oshkosh Defence LLC has been awarded multiple contracts worth over $259 million by the US Army to recapitalise the family of heavy tactical vehicles. Under the terms of contracts, the company will upgrade 470 heavy expanded mobility tactical trucks (HEMTT) and palletised load systems (PLS), in addition to self-recovery winces, providing...

Navistar To Supply Defense Trucks To Pakistan

March 1, 2017 @ 02:00 PM

Navistar has bagged a US $35 million contract from US department of defense to supply 40 MaxxPro Dash DXM mine-resistant, armoured trucks to the Pakistan Army. The US Department of Defense issued a USD $35 million contract for supplying 40 MaxxPro Dash DXM mine-resistant, armoured trucks to Pakistan

Rheinmetall Wins €134 Million Tractor-Trailers Contract

November 24, 2016 @ 04:18 PM

Rheinmetall has won a €134 million to supply 110 HX81 tractor-trailers to an international customer. The order has been earmarked for delivery between January 2018 and February 2019

Portuguese To Acquire 47 Tactical Vehicles To Strengthen Army's Communications System

November 9, 2016 @ 04:04 PM

Portuguese ministry of national defense has granted permission to acquire 35 medium armored tactical vehicles and 12 medium unprotected tactical vehicles to strengthen the armys tactical information and communications system. The vehicles to be acquired were identified as essential for the construction of command and ground control capability, providing the Army's tactical information and communications system with a degree of ground tactical mobility and light armored protection, the ministry announced Monday

Russia Deploys Armed Pick-Up Trucks In Syria

October 17, 2016 @ 10:56 AM

Russian Defense Ministry has deployed a group of UAZ Patriot trucks equipped with Kord 12.7 mm heavy machine guns and AGS-17 grenade launchers to Syria

TARDEC, GM Introduces Tactical Hydrogen Vehicle

October 6, 2016 @ 01:19 PM

A new energy-efficient tactical vehicle that operates on hydrogen fuel has been unveiled during the US Army Annual Meeting and Symposium this week. ZH2 hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle developed by the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) and General Motors, operates on hydrogen fuel instead of traditional diesel and uses a lot less fuel than traditional tactical vehicles

AM General To Supply 710 Humvee Vehicles To Afghanistan, Ukraine, US National

October 4, 2016 @ 10:35 AM

AM General has won a US department of defense contract to supply 710 Humvee vehicles to Afghanistan, Ukraine and the United States National Guard. The $151 million HMMWVs contracts cover new production vehicles, automotive kits, spare parts and training, the company announced Monday

Estonian Milrem Tests Autonomous Ground Vehicle

May 25, 2016 @ 02:46 PM

Milrem has announced that its unmanned ground vehicle passed tests by the Defence Forces Logistics Battalion during Spring Storm (Kevadtorm), a simulated battlefield event. Soldiers tested the Milrem vehicle for three days, using it mainly for transporting equipment and materials; something that is typically done manually or with bigger vehicles, the company said in a statement Wednesday