Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Army

Rheinmetall: Partnership with Czech industry for a new Lynx

The Czech armed forces are currently pressing ahead with a far-reaching modernization programme. Among other things, its fleet of BMP-2 infantry fighting vehicles, which dates from the 1980s, is to be replaced with a family of modern systems. Procurement...

Leonardo Demonstrates its AW159 Helicopter to Malaysia’s Armed Forces

ROME - Leonardo, with the support of the UK’s 847 Naval Air Squadron, presented its AW159 Wildcat helicopter to Malaysia’s Armed Forces at Royal Malaysian Navy Base Lumut and Leonardo Helicopters’ facility at Subang Airport, near Kuala Lumpur last...

ISIS Contained in Syria, Changing Tactics, OIR Spokesman Says

WASHINGTON - Iraqi security forces and Syrian Democratic Forces continue to contain Islamic State of Iraq and Syria fighters in areas of the middle Euphrates River valley, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said yesterday. Army Col. Ryan Dillon briefed reporters...

Combat: Ground fighters must ‘Overmatch’ Enemies

ARLINGTON, Va. — American ground fighters must overmatch any potential adversary, now and in the future, the men in charge of the Close Combat Lethality Task Force said here today. Robert Willke, the undersecretary of defense for personnel and...

New Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle to the U.S. Army

The Army’s primary armored fighting force is the Armored Brigade Combat Team (ABCT), which consists of layered and synchronized capabilities enabling it to carry out full spectrum operations anywhere in the world. The Army’s new Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) is...

BAE Systems receives U.S. Army contract to begin M109A7 full-rate production

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE) — The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems a contract that clears the path to begin full-rate production of the company’s M109A7 Self-Propelled Howitzer and M992A3 ammunition carrier vehicles. The contract includes an initial $413.7...
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Saab Receives Order for Future Development Support of Gripen

Saab has received an order from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, FMV, to provide future development support for Gripen...
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