Wednesday, 3 August, 2022

Land Platforms

Czech Republic to purchase 210 CV90 IFVs

The Government of the Czech Republic announced on 20 July that it plans to procure 210 CV90 infantry fighting vehicles (IFV). The Czech Republic will negotiate the acquisition of the BAE Systems Hägglunds CV90 with...

Oshkosh receives order for 513 JLTVs

Oshkosh Defense announced on 1 July that the US Army Contracting Command has placed a $216 Million order for 513 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTVs) and 1,152 trailers (JLTV-T) for the US Army, US...

Slovakia selects CV90 IFV

BAE Systems announced on 28 June that Slovakia has selected the CV90 MkIV as its new infantry fighting vehicle (IFV). The CV90 will replace Slovakia's fleet of BVP-1 and BVP-2 IFVs which were licensed produced,...

Hanwha, Kongsberg to cooperate on IFVs and LRPFS

South Korea’s Hanwha Group and Norway’s Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) during the Eurosatory 2022 exhibition in Paris, France on 14 June. The MoU was signed by Hanwha’s three...

Slovenia orders 45 Boxer vehicles

Slovenia has signed a contract for the delivery of 45 Boxer 8 x 8 armoured wheeled vehicles in four different variants. The total cost of the order amounts to EUR 281.5 million and delivery of...

US Army equips Strykers with Javelin

The 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), 4th Infantry Division fired a FGM-148 Javelin from a Stryker 8 x 8 wheeled Infantry Carrier Vehicle (ICV) for the first time using the Common Remotely Operated...

Rheinmetall wins bid for UK’s RPV Programme

The UK Ministry of Defence has awarded defence company Rheinmetall a contract for "game-changing" Robotic Platoon Vehicles (RPV). The British Army has ordered four Rheinmetall Mission Master SP – Surveillance Autonomous Unmanned Ground Vehicles (A-UGV)...

British Army will receive 100 extra Boxer vehicles

The British Army will receive 100 extra Boxer armoured fighting vehicles the UK Ministry of Defence announced on 8 April, bolstering the programme to a total of 623 vehicles as joint UK-Germany production begins. UK...