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Rheinmetall, MAN announce military deal in Australia

Rheinmetall, MAN announce military deal in Australia

German defence technology group Rheinmetall said on Tuesday its military vehicles joint venture with truck maker MAN had landed a 1.1-billion-euro ($1.45-billion) contract in Australia. “The Australian Defence Force has contracted with Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) to supply it […]


Iveco Delivers New-Gen Vehicles to Swiss Army

Iveco Delivers New-Gen Vehicles to Swiss Army

Iveco Defence Vehicles announced that, on May 28th 2013, the 14 variants of the “New Generation Vehicles” program were symbolically handed over from armasuisse to the Swiss Armed Forces Logistics Organization (LBA). The hand-over ceremony was held at the Arms […]


Global Military Land Vehicles Market Under Transition

Global Military Land Vehicles Market Under Transition

The global military land vehicles market is undergoing a transition. Many countries have been forced to curtail their defence spending and as a result, vehicle programs in the West are being delayed or facing reduction in procurement numbers. Even though […]


Combat effectiveness focus of Energy Awareness Month

Combat effectiveness focus of Energy Awareness Month

Improved energy efficiency ties directly to mission success, said Katherine Hammack, assistant secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy & Environment. Hammack said the focus of the Army’s energy policy is on the Soldier. “We want the Soldier to be […]


Capability Set 13 Vehicles Complete Prototype Assembly

Capability Set 13 Vehicles Complete Prototype Assembly

The U.S. Army announced that production of the first five Mine Resistant Ambush Protected prototype vehicles equipped with Capability Set 13 is complete and the vehicles have shipped from the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center, located […]


New Navigation System to Warn Transport Vehicles of Local Threats

New Navigation System to Warn Transport Vehicles of Local Threats

A new system currently under development will enable IDF transport trucks to detect in advance whether an area is considered dangerous. The highly advanced system uses a computerized navigation system, technological means that present exact aerial images, and provides situation […]


Cassidian Protects Vehicle Convoys Against Roadside Bombs

Cassidian Protects Vehicle Convoys Against Roadside Bombs

Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has developed a new-generation Convoy Protection Jammer that significantly enhances the protection of vehicle convoys against attacks by radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (RCIEDs). The Vehicle Protection Jammer uses the ultra-fast SMART Responsive […]


France Buys Acoustic Sniper Localization System for Afghanistan

France Buys Acoustic Sniper Localization System for Afghanistan

Under an urgent operational requirement, at the end of November 2011, Renault Trucks Defense supplied 80 SLATE (Acoustic Sniper Localization System) kits to the French defense procurement agency (DGA) for integration with TOP 12.7 versions of the VAB armoured personnel […]


NATO supplies pile up at Pakistan port

NATO supplies pile up at Pakistan port

Tonnes of supplies bound for NATO forces in Afghanistan are piling up at the Pakistani port of Karachi following the blockade imposed after a deadly air strike in November, officials said Monday. Thousands of trucks and military vehicles are stuck […]


 
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