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German Government Says No Tanks for Lithuania: Report

German Government Says No Tanks for Lithuania: Report

The German government has said it will not fulfill a request from its NATO ally and European Union partner Lithuania for the delivery of so-called Boxer tanks, a media report said on Sunday, citing the German Defense Ministry. “A delivery […]


US Army scientists discover how to predict damage in future military vehicles

With damage precursors, Army researchers Ed Habtour, left, and Dr. Dan Cole hope to convert the structural skins of aerial vehicle components (wings, blades) into "living" surfaces that could sense, react and adapt to the operational conditions.

Army researchers made an important discovery during metals testing that could impact the way the structural health of current and future military vehicles are deemed “healthy and more efficient.” The discovery may lead to saving time and money, as well […]


Army equips Stryker unit with new communications technology

Strykers in the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team/2nd Infantry Division, or 2/2 SBCT, are being retrofitted with the Army's new tactical communications network, increasing Soldiers' ability to communicate over greater distances, share mission data and maintain situational awareness.

The Army’s Stryker vehicle, designed to quickly move Soldiers into a combat zone, is swift and mobile. Now its communications equipment will be, too. Strykers in the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team/2nd Infantry Division, also known as 2/2 SBCT, are […]


Babcock Awarded £900 Million UK Army Vehicle Contract

Babcock Awarded £900 Million UK Army Vehicle Contract

The Ministry of Defence has awarded Babcock International a £900 million, 10-year contract for the maintenance of the army’s land vehicles. The contract will transform the way the army’s vehicles are maintained, repaired and stored. It also has the potential […]


M1271 Medium Flail Clearing Vehicles Enter US Army Service

M1271 Medium Flail Clearing Vehicles Enter US Army Service

The U.S. Army Reserve has fielded the first two M1271 Medium Flail Mine Clearing Vehicles, or MCV, with the 364th Engineer Platoon, located at Fort Smith, Arkansas. The MCV is a manned vehicle designed to clear paths through minefields and […]


US to Sell Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles to Pakistan

US to Sell Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicles to Pakistan

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Pakistan for 160 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles, spair and repair parts, and training, etc., for an estimated cost of $198 million. […]


Latvian Army Purchases UK Armoured Combat Vehicles

Latvian Army Purchases UK Armoured Combat Vehicles

NATO partnership is strengthened as UK sells 123 surplus combat reconnaissance armored vehicles to Latvia. The highly-mobile UK vehicles have been sold to the Latvian Army in a package worth £39.4m, including their overhaul and refurbishment. The vehicles have previously […]


Supacat to Deliver 89 Special Operations Vehicles

The Defence Material Organization (DMO) has awarded a $105M contract to high mobility vehicle specialist, Supacat, to deliver 89 Special Operations Vehicles – Commando (SOV-Cdo) for the Australian Defence Forces under the JP2097 Ph 1B (REDFIN) program. The new SOV-Cdo […]


GD Continue Amphibious Combat Vehicle Testing for Marine Corps

GD Continue Amphibious Combat Vehicle Testing for Marine Corps

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, is continuing work on an Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) solution for the U.S. Marine Corps. The recently awarded five-month contract extension, valued at $7 million, continues General Dynamics’ ongoing work […]


 
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