July 2017 Global Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Belgian Special Operations Forces to be equipped with new Light Troop transport Vehicles
 
On 30 June, at the request of the Minister of Defense Steven Vandeput, the Council of Ministers approved the launch of the tendering procedure to equip Special Operations Forces with 199 new armored Light Troop Transport Vehicles (LTTV). First deliveries are expected in 2019.
On 30 June, at the request of the Minister of Defense Steven Vandeput, the Council of Ministers approved the launch of the tendering procedure to equip Special Operations Forces with 199 new armored Light Troop Transport Vehicles (LTTV). First deliveries are expected in 2019.
 

U.S. Soldiers have tested General Motors Chevy Colorado ZH2 hydrogen fuel-cell powered vehicle
 
End of June, U.S. soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team and 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) tested the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle which was unveiled last year at at the AUSA Defense Exhibition in Washington D.C.
End of June, U.S. soldiers with the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team and 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) tested the Chevrolet Colorado ZH2 Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle which was unveiled last year at at the AUSA Defense Exhibition in Washington D.C.
 

Succesful flight test for Indian-made Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile
 
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) was successfully flight tested from ITR Chandipur, off the Odisha Coast at 11.30 AM today.
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) developed Quick Reaction Surface to Air Missile (QRSAM) was successfully flight tested from ITR Chandipur, off the Odisha Coast at 11.30 AM today.
 

German Army to retrofit its fleet of BOXER armoured fighting vehicles to A2 standard
 
The OCCAR Director and the Managing Directors of ARTEC GmbH signed a contract to retrofit the German BOXER fleet to the A2 built-standard. The ceremony took place in Bonn and was attended by representatives of the German Ministry of Defence, the German procurement agency BAAINBw and also representatives from ARTEC GmbH, KMW GmbH and Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH.
The OCCAR Director and the Managing Directors of ARTEC GmbH signed a contract to retrofit the German BOXER fleet to the A2 built-standard. The ceremony took place in Bonn and was attended by representatives of the German Ministry of Defence, the German procurement agency BAAINBw and also representatives from ARTEC GmbH, KMW GmbH and Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH.
 

Orbital ATK demonstrates both 30mm and 40mm variants of its Mk44 Bushmaster Chain Gun
 
Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, provided its customer and partner base a live demonstration of its MK44 Bushmaster Chain Gun firing a variety of both 30mm and 40mm ammunition during the company’s Bushmaster User Conference at Big Sandy Range, Arizona.
Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, provided its customer and partner base a live demonstration of its MK44 Bushmaster Chain Gun firing a variety of both 30mm and 40mm ammunition during the company’s Bushmaster User Conference at Big Sandy Range, Arizona.
 

Leonardo and BAE Systems to create new precision-guided munitions for land,sea and air threats
 
AE Systems and Leonardo have announced an initiative to pursue collaborations on new precision-guided solutions that will offer U.S. and allied military forces a range of low-risk, cost effective, advanced munitions for advanced, large caliber weapon systems.
BAE Systems and Leonardo have announced an initiative to pursue collaborations on new precision-guided solutions that will offer U.S. and allied military forces a range of low-risk, cost effective, advanced munitions for advanced, large caliber weapon systems.
 

 

Reevaluation of Lockheed Martin contracts for UAE THAAD engineering support
 
Lockheed Martin Space Systems has received an $18.9 million modification to an existing contract for the United Arab Emirates' Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ground component systems.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems has received an $18.9 million modification to an existing contract for the United Arab Emirates' Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ground component systems.
 

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