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U.S. Army Awards Contract to Oshkosh for Recapitalisation of Heavy Vehicle Fleet

Oshkosh Defense announced on 18 April that it has been awarded multiple delivery orders from the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to recapitalise its Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles (FHTV)



 Land Platforms          


UK Armoured Vehicles Arrive in Estonia

The first of hundreds of UK military vehicles have arrived in Estonia to support the UK’s enhanced Forward Presence battlegroup based in Tapa, one of the largest ever NATO deployments to Eastern Europe


UK MOD awards £46m to start Challenger 2 tank life extension project competition

The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded new contracts to BAE Systems and Rheinmetall Land Systems GmbH to progress the Challenger 2 Life Extension Project. The agreements, worth £23 million each, signal the start of the competitive Assessment Phase.


Russia says bolstering forces to counter NATO

Russia’s defence minister said on Wednesday that Moscow will set up three new divisions in the west and south of the country by the end of the year to counter NATO forces close to its border

 Land Systems        

Rheinmetall wins contract to extend the service life of Switzerland's air defence systems

Rheinmetall Air Defence AG of Zürich, a member of the Düsseldorf-based Rheinmetall Group, has won an important modernization order from the Swiss armed forces



 Weapons & Equipment          


Orbital ATK Receives $92 Million in Small-Caliber Ammunition Orders from the U.S. Army

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced today that it has received $92 million in small-caliber ammunition orders from the U.S. Army.

 Training & Simulation        






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