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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 forces, and as such we assesse that the global armoured vehicles market is worth $10.97bn [...]
Like any university, the mine-resistant, ambush-protected, or MRAP, Vehicle University is a very busy institution. Nearly 500 people are inside the facility at any given time during business hours learning about every aspect of the MRAP family of vehicles. “From the time we get here there is something constantly being taught or demonstrated,” said Bobby [...]
KOBLENZ, Germany: Daimler AG has handed over the first series-production example of the Mercedes-Benz LAPV 5.4, military designation ENOK, to the Federal Office of Defence Technology and Procurement (BWB) and the army on the premises of the company-owned Mercedes-Benz sales and service outlet in Koblenz. Procurement of these vehicles is part of the BWB project [...]
OSHKOSH, Wis: With the first shipment of the newly designed all-terrain mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles fielded in Afghanistan, several government agencies are now working with the manufacturer to ensure proper maintenance of the critical vehicle. Defense Logistics Agency officials were among those who met here yesterday with Oshkosh Defense leaders to get a closer look at [...]
HOHENFELS, Germany: The blast shakes the ground and sends up a cloud of dirt and leaves. A convoy of Soldiers has just been hit by an improvised explosive device, or IED. Moments later, a large truck emerges through the dust of the explosion, followed by the rest of the convoy. They move off down the [...]
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.: A team led by General Dynamics C4 Systems has received a new, $3 million delivery order from the U.S. Army to integrate the Prophet Enhanced tactical signals intelligence system into Medium Mine Protected Vehicles (MMPV). The order is in support of a Department of Defense requirement that is providing additional intelligence, surveillance and [...]
Iveco Defence Vehicles will be exhibiting at IDET 2009 to be held in Brno from 5th to 7th May 2009. The company’s stand will feature the latest range of state of the art vehicles specifically designed to meet the demands of the defence and homeland security sectors. Iveco Defence Vehicles, specialists in both military and [...]