Post Tagged with: "army vehicles"

Canada Awards Major Military Procurement Contracts for New Trucks

Canada Awards Major Military Procurement Contracts for New Trucks

Jason Kenney, Minister of National Defence, and Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, today announced the awarding of two competitive contracts to Mack Defense, LLC, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, for the purchase of new trucks for the Canadian […]


Netherlands Orders 12 New Bushmasters

Netherlands Orders 12 New Bushmasters

A dozen life-saving Bushmasters are going into production in Bendigo for export to the Netherlands, after the country’s Ministry of Defence ordered new vehicles from Thales Australia. The vehicles will complement the 86 Bushmasters previously purchased by the Dutch customer […]


Kuwait Orders Advanced Armored NBC Reconnaissance Vehicles

Rheinmetall’s Fox NBC reconnaissance vehicle

The Emirate of Kuwait has contracted with Rheinmetall to supply it with twelve state-of-the-art armoured NBC reconnaissance vehicles, the 2 NBC-RS “Spürfuchs”. Now binding, the order also includes comprehensive support in the form of training, service and spare parts. Delivery […]


Despite Aging Design, BTR-80 Remains A Ubiquitous Warhorse

Bumerang APC

On May 9, 2015, at the annual Victory Day parade in Moscow, the Russian military formally unveiled the first prototype models of its long-gestating Bumerang 8×8 wheeled armored vehicle platform. The Bumerang’s completely revamped hull configuration and emphasis on modular […]


Puma Infantry Fighting Vehicle Enters Bundeswehr Service

Puma Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV)

Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) formally handed over the Puma infantry fighting vehicle to the German Bundeswehr today, the most advanced system of its kind anywhere. One of the world’s most ambitious projects in the field of army technology thus […]


Rheinmetall Teams with Polish Partner to Develop New Wheeled Armored Vehicle

Rheinmetall Teams with Polish Partner to Develop New Wheeled Armored Vehicle

Rheinmetall is set to play an important role in developing a new wheeled armored vehicle for the Polish armed forces. Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH (RMMV) has just signed a cooperation agreement with Polish defence contractor Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa SA […]


MTU Engines for British Army’s Scout SV Armored Fighting Vehicle

MTU Engines for British Army’s Scout SV Armored Fighting Vehicle

Rolls-Royce has received an order from General Dynamics European Land Systems for the delivery of 589 MTU Series 199 diesel engines for use in the new SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) for the British Army. The contract value is approximately €80m […]


US Army outfits first vehicles with electronic stability control

A brand-new Mine Resistant Ambush Protected feature - the first of its kind for the Army - will help maximize warfighter safety and survivability. MRAPs are the first vehicles outfitted with electronic stability control. Electronic stability control could also be an enabler for future fully autonomous vehicles.

Soldiers laud the ballistic protection Mine Resistant Ambush Protected, or MRAP, vehicles that provide them against underbody threats, but now a brand-new MRAP feature, the first of its kind for the Army, will help maximize warfighter safety and survivability. Electronic […]


Production of New Russian Airborne AFVs to Start In June

Serial production of Russia’s new airborne combat vehicles BMD-4M and Rakushka armored personnel carriers will be launched on June 1, Russian Airborne Forces Commander Vladimir Shamanov told TASS on Wednesday. “Ten BMD-4M vehicles and 10 armoured personnel carriers (Rakushka) have […]


KAPLAN-20: The New Generation Tracked Armoured Fighting Vehicle

KAPLAN-20: The New Generation Tracked Armoured Fighting Vehicle

FNSS Defence Systems Inc. proudly presents KAPLAN-20 NG-AFV, the latest member of its New Generation Armored Fighting Vehicles, designed to meet the tactical and technical requirements of the armed forces of Turkey well as those of friendly and allied countries. […]


 
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