November  2015 Defence & Security Industry - Military - Army News
 
 
 
 

Rosomak SA signed an agreement to provide recovery vehicles to the Polish Army
 
Rosomak SA signed an agreement to provide recovery vehicles to the Polish Army 640 001
Rosomak S.A. company informed that an agreement has been concluded with the Armament Inspectorate. According to the contract, the Polish Army is going to receive new equipment – a heavy recovery vehicle, which is going to be operated, inter alia, together with the Rosomak APCs.
 

Finnish army to purchase U.S. GMLRS M31A1 and GMLRS M30A1 missiles and rocket pods
 
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The U.S. State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Finland for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) M31A1 Unitary and GMLRS M30A1 Alternative Warhead Rockets in Pods and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $150 million.
 

B-Temia and Safran to partner in the field of exoskeletons
 
B-Temia and Safran to partner in the field of exoskeletons The Canadian company B-Temia Inc. and the French Sagem (Safran Group) will partner together in the field of exoskeletons. Today they signed a technology and business development agreement to research, develop and produce a new generation of exoskeletons for military and civilian applications.
 

Lockheed Martin precision munitions complete reliability firing tests using HIMARS rockets launcher
 
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Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) and Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Unitary munitions recently underwent successful stockpile reliability tests. All rockets were launched from a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.
 

Russia to deliver S-300PMU1 air defense missile system to Iran under the name of S-300BM
 
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A new contract with Iran for the delivery of S-300 (NATO reporting name: SA-10 Grumble) air defense missile systems will be signed in early 2016, a representative of the Russian delegation at the Dubai Airshow 2015 said on Monday, November 9, 2015.
 

Russia will deliver about $13 billion of military equipment to foreign countries in 2015
 
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Russia’s arms exporter Rosoboronexport will deliver about $13 billion worth of military equipment to foreign customers in 2015, Mikhail Zavaly, head of the Russian delegation to Dubai Airshow 2015 and advisor to the official exporter’s director general, told journalists on Monday, November 9, 2015.
 

Russia to discuss with Saudi Arabia for the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems
 
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Russia discusses with Saudi Arabia the likely supplies of S-400 Triumph /NATO reporting name SA-21 Growler/ air defense systems /ADS/ to that country, said Sergey Chemezov, the head of the Rostec State Corporation, at the Dubai Airshow-2015 international aerospace exhibition.
 

IVECO Defence Vehicles of Italy to supply 133 Trakker protected trucks to the German Army
 
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Iveco Defence Vehicles announces that on October 29, 2015 the German Bundeswehr – represented by BAAINBw (Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support) - and Iveco Defence Vehicles signed a contract for the supply of 133 Trakker trucks to be delivered in 2016 - 2019.
 

Denel from South Africa will develop and supply N35 armoured vehicles with NIMR of UAE
 
Denel from South Africa will develop and supply N35 armoured vehicles with NIMR of UAE 640 001
Denel Vehicle Systems has concluded a contract of more than R900-million ($63 million) with NIMR in the United Arab Emirates for the development and supply of advanced mine-protected vehicles. This contract for N35 is one of the largest received by Denel Vehicle Systems (DVS) in recent years and will provide work for two of the company’s major divisions for the next 24 months.
 

US Army deployed Strykers to the Arctic Circle for the first time
 
US Army deployed Strykers to Arctic Circle for the first time The US Army has deployed Stryker combat vehicles for the first time ever in the Arctic Circle. Between 3 and 4 November, the Army teamed up with the Air Force to transport the vehicles as part of the Operation Arctic Pegasus multi-agency exercise.
 

Rheinmetall won a EUR20 mil contract for tank ammunition
 
Rheinmetall won a EUR20 mil contract for tank ammunition  Rheinmetall Defence has won a new contract for the production of practice tank ammunition. The deal with a value of EUR20 million has been signed with an undisclosed international customer. The ammunition will be the DM78A1 and the DM78A3. Both are subcalibre ammunition.
 

US approves sale of 84 Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicles to Lithuania
 
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The US State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Lithuania for Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicles and associated equipment, parts and logistical support for an estimated cost of $599 million, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) announced on Nov. 5, 2015.
 

NGC delivered prototype AMD Battle Command shelters to the US Army
 
 NGC delivered prototype AMD Battle Command shelters to the US Army Northrop Grumman Corporation has delivered to the US Army four prototype shelters that will house the Integrated Air and Missile Defence (IAMD) Battle Command System (BCS). The operational centre shelters have been designed so as to incorporate the lessons learned from air missile defence operators.
 

Central and Eastern European states vow to strengthen NATO's eastern flank
 
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The leaders of Central and Eastern European states (CEE) agreed Wednesday in a declaration to strengthen NATO's eastern flank and to commit to allot 2 percent of GDP for defense. The summit was presided over by Romanian and Polish presidents Klaus Iohannis and Andrzej Duda in the presence of CEE members states leaders and NATO Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow.
 

Sierra Nevada to provide USMC with backpack ECM system
 
Sierra Nevada to provide USMC with backpack ECM system The United States Marine Corps has contracted Sierra Nevada to provide a dismounted Electronic Countermeasure system. The USD73.2 million contract is for an indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity of up to 581 systems, including spares and training. The work will be concluded by August 2016.
 

UK and France signed a new defence deal
 
UK and France signed a new defence deal A new agreement was signed today between the United Kingdom and France. The French Defence Minister arrived in London, on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the Lancaster House Agreement, which was signed on 2 November 2010. The new deal, falling under the agreement, opens the way for new generations of missiles.
 

US Army orders seven more AN/TPQ-53 counterfire target acquisition radars from Lockheed Martin
 
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The U.S. Army announced that it will buy an additional seven Q-53 systems valued at $85 million, ensuring that the Q-53 continues to be the radar of choice to keep troops safe from persistent insurgent attacks, Lockheed Martin officially announced on Monday, Nov. 2, 2015.
 

Rheinmetall and Tectonica to partner for Australia's Land 400 Phase 2 program
 
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Rheinmetall has announced on Oct. 29 a partnership with Melbourne-based defence systems integrator Tectonica Australia Pty Ltd for the development and manufacture of a sophisticated Local Situational Awareness System (LSAS) for the BOXER Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV) in response to the Commonwealth of Australia’s LAND 400 Phase 2 Request For Tender.
 

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