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Mercedes-Benz to Supply the German Forces with Armoured Transport Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz to Supply the German Forces with Armoured Transport Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks is to supply the German armed forces with 110 Zetros GTF armoured logistics vehicles. The Federal Office of Defence Technology and Procurement and Daimler AG signed a corresponding agreement on 14 May 2012. Under the terms of […]


UK MoD Still Committed to SV Armoured Vehicle Program

UK MoD Still Committed to SV Armoured Vehicle Program

The UK MoD has confirmed in its Planning Round 2012 (PR12) announcement today that funding for its future Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV) pipeline, which includes the Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme, is part of its core programme of committed funding, thus […]


The Armoured Vehicles Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2012-2022

The Armoured Vehicles Upgrade & Retrofit Market 2012-2022

Decades of shifts in conflict paradigms and the need for adaptability have given the armoured vehicles upgrade & retrofit market more importance than ever before. The advent of budget cuts and austerity measures have also forced governments around the world […]


The Armoured Vehicles Upgrade & Retrofit Market Valued at $2.43bn in 2012

The Armoured Vehicles Upgrade & Retrofit Market Valued at $2.43bn in 2012

New analysis indicates that the armoured vehicles upgrade & retrofit market will reach a value of $2.43bn in 2012. Budget cuts, lessons from recent conflicts, and unknown future threats have produced a focus on survivability and adaptability as major trends […]


New Armoured Vehicles for the Norwegian Army

New Armoured Vehicles for the Norwegian Army

The Norwegian government today presented a bill concerning the new and modified CV90 fighting vehicles for the Norwegian Army. “This investment will provide our armoured units with additional capabilities and fighting power, and constitutes a significant enhancement of the equipment […]


The Armoured Vehicles Market 2012-2022

The Armoured Vehicles Market 2012-2022

Armoured vehicles provide the world’s militaries with important mobility and protection in hostile environments. Despite reduced defence budgets affecting many of the world’s leading military nations, armoured vehicles are expected to remain central to defence spending for all leading armed […]


Warrior Armoured Vehicle Safety Concerns

Warrior Armoured Vehicle Safety Concerns

A £1 billion upgrade of the Warrior armoured vehicles was announced at the end of last year after concerns were raised about their safety. Under the improvement scheme, hundreds of the vehicles were to be fitted with a new armour […]


The Cost-Effective Delivery of an Armoured Vehicle Capability

The Cost-Effective Delivery of an Armoured Vehicle Capability

The suspension and cancellation of a number of key armoured vehicle projects since the 1998 defence review has resulted in the Armed Forces facing a significant shortage in the principal armoured vehicles they require, until at least 2024-2025. Today’s National […]


New Workshop Services Front Line Vehicles in Afghanistan

New Workshop Services Front Line Vehicles in Afghanistan

A purpose-built workshop for the in-theatre maintenance and repair of UK military vehicles was recently opened in Camp Bastion, southern Afghanistan, by Defence Secretary Dr Liam Fox. Staffed by around 130 military engineers and Defence Support Group (DSG) civilians, the […]


 
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