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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 […]


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 […]


Laser Weapon Being Readied for Marine Vehicles

Laser Weapon Being Readied for Marine Vehicles

As the Navy prepares to deploy its first laser weapon on a ship later this summer, Office of Naval Research (ONR) officials announced June 11 that they have finished awarding contracts to develop a similar weapon to be used on […]


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 […]


 
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