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Unmanned vehicle demonstration showcases leap-ahead technology

Unmanned vehicle demonstration showcases leap-ahead technology

Working closely with Lockheed Martin and a conglomeration of Army technology, acquisition and user community stakeholders, the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center successfully demonstrated an unmanned military convoy Jan. 14 at Fort Hood, Texas. From a […]


Self-Healing Paint Could Halt Rust on Military Vehicles

Self-Healing Paint Could Halt Rust on Military Vehicles

A new additive could help military vehicles, including the Marine Corps variant of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV), heal like human skin and avoid costly maintenance as a result of corrosion, officials announced March 18. Developed by The Johns […]


Ukraine Defense Chief’s Report Paints Bleak Picture of Armed Forces

Ukraine Defense Chief’s Report Paints Bleak Picture of Armed Forces

Ukraine’s acting defense minister described the combat readiness of the country’s armed forces as “unsatisfactory” in his report to the acting president, a source familiar with the report told RIA Novosti on Wednesday. Ukrainian media reported over the weekend that […]


Navy Fields Modernized M9 ACE to Marines

Navy Fields Modernized M9 ACE to Marines

The Marine Corps Systems Command Combat Support Systems (MCSC CSS) and Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) M9 Armored Combat Earthmover (ACE) engineers delivered four modernized M9 ACE production units to the U.S. Marine Corps, Feb. 28. […]


Brazilian Army Selects Thales’s Intercom Systems for Vehicles

Brazilian Army Selects Thales’s Intercom Systems for Vehicles

The Brazilian Army has awarded Thales contracts for the delivery of Sotas communication systems for various vehicle programs, such as the new Guarani vehicle, the Cascavel, the M113 and the Urutu refurbishment programs. The systems will be delivered in June […]


US Marines Begins Testing Oshkosh Defense P-19R

US Marines Begins Testing Oshkosh Defense P-19R

Oshkosh Defense, a division of Oshkosh Corporation, has delivered three Oshkosh P-19 Replacement Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) vehicle prototypes to the U.S. Marine Corps to undergo testing. The Marine Corps selected the Oshkosh P-19R in May 2013 to […]


US Lends MRAPs to Hungary

US Lends MRAPs to Hungary

The Hungarian Defence Forces were lent 12 Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) armored fighting vehicles for training purposes by the US Forces European Command. The vehicles were taken over by the Minister of Defence of Hungary from the Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. […]


Army’s Ultra Light Vehicle now in survivability testing

Army’s Ultra Light Vehicle now in survivability testing

Two of the three vehicles in the Army’s “Ultra Light Vehicle” program have now entered survivability testing in Nevada and Maryland, to evaluate both their blast and ballistic protection capability. The third vehicle remains at the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, […]


Unmanned Ground Vehicles Still to Explore the Land Forces

Unmanned Ground Vehicles Still to Explore the Land Forces

Unmanned Ground Vehicles (UGV) represent a tiny proportion of vehicle inventories globally but replacing and complementing manned vehicles with unmanned systems is a powerful opportunity. As yet, it has not been defined how the technology will be best utilized or […]


 
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