Alcoa Wins $50 Million US Army Contract To Provide Light-Weighting Solution For...

March 4, 2016 @ 07:44 AM

Alcoa Defense has been awarded a five-year contract worth $50 million from the US Army for R&D projects focused on developing innovative, light-weighting solutions for ground combat vehicles. The “Ground Vehicle Light-Weighting” contract is to support efforts to accelerate technology research and development and provide engineering solutions for Department of Defense...

Renault Trucks Gets Special Forces Vehicles Order From French DGA

January 8, 2016 @ 03:19 PM

The French defence procurement agency (DGA) has ordered 241 Light Special Forces Vehicles and 202 Heavy Special Forces Vehicles from Renault Trucks Defense (RTD). These vehicles will equip all of the Special Forces, who currently operate with a heterogeneous fleet of vehicles particularly worn down by the regularity of their engagement...

Production Facility For India’s Light Combat Vehicle Production Underway

January 7, 2016 @ 11:16 AM

Indias Tata Motors has proposed to set up a production facility for light combat vehicles, military jackets, rifles and other items on one of its units in Dharwad, Karnataka. Tata had applied for the production of defense equipment after the Indian government decided to produce the equipment indigenously under the ‘Make...

Oshkosh To Modernize Extendable Boom Forklift

July 25, 2015 @ 05:42 PM

Oshkosh Defense has won a $54 million contract from the US Marine Corps Command to modernize the fleet of Extendable Boom Forklifts (EBFL). The company announced Friday that the deliveries will begin in 2016

Mack Defense Wins Canadian Military Truck Contract

July 17, 2015 @ 05:38 PM

Mack Defense wins two contracts to deliver 1,500 8x8 trucks and equipment to the Canadian armed forces. The contract, awarded by the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada includes an initial five years of In-Service Support (ISS) for the SMP fleet operating in Canada and worldwide

Oshkosh Defense To Produce 698 FMTV Trucks For US Army

July 2, 2015 @ 04:56 PM

Oshkosh Defense will produce 698 Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) trucks, following a $184 million order from the US Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC). The company announced today that the deliveries will begin in 2016

Israel’s Military Supply Chain To Function Even Under Hezbollah Missile Attack

June 29, 2015 @ 11:45 AM

Israels Defense Forces' Transportation Center has plans to continue military supplies even under missile attack. Col

Russia Introduces New Gen Mine Layer At ARMY 2015

June 26, 2015 @ 04:00 PM

Russia has unveiled its ‘Hell Machine new Generation Mine Layer at the recently wrapped up International Military-Technical Forum ARMY-2015. Nick named as Hell Machine, the new Mine Layer UMZ-K is designed to remotely scatter anti-personnel, anti-paratrooper and anti-tank clustered mines over terrain

US DoJ Sues BAE Systems For Overcharging On Military Trucks

June 22, 2015 @ 09:08 AM

A subsidiary of BAE systems has been charged by the US Department of Justice (DoJ) for overcharging $20 million in a contract to build 20,000 military trucks for the US Army, Reuters Reported Saturday. Texas based subsidiary, BAE Systems Tactical Systems LP is accused of inflating the cost of parts and materials during contract negotiations with the US army, the department of Justice said on Friday

General Dynamics Wins $23 Million Contract For Buffalo Vehicle Upgrades

March 25, 2015 @ 09:46 AM

General Dynamics Land Systems has won a $22.7 million contract from the US Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command for updates and revisions to all logistic requirements and data in support of the Buffalo A2 M1272 vehicle

NATO to Help Slovakia Discard Russian Military Equipment

March 3, 2015 @ 05:32 PM

Slovakian armed forces will be cutting down on Russian military equipment as part of its modernization program, Slovakian President Andrej Kiska said Tuesday. “The process of modernization of the Slovak armed forces has begun

Swiss Army Orders 12 Leguan Bridge Layers From KMW

January 14, 2015 @ 11:13 AM

The Swiss Defense Procurement Agency and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) signed a contract for the purchase of twelve Leguan bridge layers on a Leopard 2 chassis together with the associated peripherals and training equipment in Berne on 15 December 2014. This brings to 16 the number of countries now using the Leguan system