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Afghan Security Forces Can’t Track, Maintain 95,000 US-supplied Vehicles

Afghan Security Forces Can’t Track, Maintain 95,000 US-supplied Vehicles

CSTC–A, Ministries of Defense (MoD), and Ministries of Interior (MoI) did not have controls in place to effectively manage accountability of the approximately 95,000 vehicles procured by DoD for Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) since 2005. In addition, MoD and […]


Nigerian Army Deploys Inkas Armored Vehicles

Inkas Armored Vehicle

The Nigerian Army stationed a new fleet of armored personnel carriers (APCs) supplied by Inkas Armored Vehicle Manufacturing into service. Inkas Armored Vehicle Manufacturing is a leading Canadian-based company that specializes in the production of security transportation solutions. The APCs […]


Ukraine receives first batch of US Humvees

Ukraine receives first batch of US Humvees

Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday took delivery of ten US armoured vehicles, two days after American lawmakers voted to urge President Barack Obama to provide “lethal” aid to Kiev. Dressed in camouflage, the Ukraine leader thanked Washington for the […]


Mine-resistant, ambush-protected recovery vehicles key in mission

Mine-resistant, ambush-protected recovery vehicles key in mission

Army Field Support Battalion-Afghanistan, or AFSBn-AFG, is in the early stages of a mission that will result in 94 mine-resistant, ambush-protected, or MRAP recovery vehicles being available to support future coalition missions. The battalion received an order from Department of […]


250 Swedish Military Vehicles Sold to Iraq

BMP-1

Two-hundred-fifty Swedish [armored fighting vehicles] of the type BMP-1 are secretly being shipped to Iraq, Swedish Radio News reveals. It is illegal in Sweden to export weapons to Iraq, but the tanks are being sold via a company in the […]


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 […]


 
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