Thursday 13 June, 2024

Land Platforms

Rheinmetall to supply 8×8 trucks for Swedish Archer artillery systems

Rheinmetall has been contracted by BAE Systems Bofors to deliver 48 all-terrain HX Cab Chassis as carriers for the Swedish Army's Archer artillery system. The contract, which was concluded in March 2024, has a...

Sweden orders new CV90 IFVs

BAE Systems has signed a contract with the Swedish Defense Materiel Administration (FMV) for new CV9035 MkIIIC infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) and associated integrated logistic support. This new contract will see the supply of new-build...

Elbit Systems to supply Crossbow Unmanned Turreted Mortar Systems for European customer

Elbit Systems announced on 8 May that it has been awarded a contract to supply the Crossbow Unmanned Turreted 120mm Soft Recoil Mortar Systems to General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) for the installation...

British Army to acquire L3Harris T4 EOD robots

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded L3Harris Technologies an $18 million contract to provide the British Army with up to 50 medium-sized T4 explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) robots which will be used...

Elbit Systems to supply Iron Fist APS for US Army Bradley IFVs

Elbit Systems Ltd has announced that it has been awarded an initial contract worth approximately $37 million to supply General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) with Iron Fist Active Protection Systems (APS) for...

Finnish Defence Forces to procure Patria 6×6 heavy APCs

The Finnish Defence Forces will purchase Patria 6x6 heavy armoured personnel carriers (APC) from Patria within the Common Armoured Vehicle System (CAVS) programme. The Finnish Minister of Defence Antti Häkkänen has authorised the Finnish...

Challenger 3 conducts live firings

The first live firings of the British Army’s future Challenger 3 main battle tank (MBT) have taken place in Germany this week. Witnessed by UK Defence Procurement Minister, James Cartlidge, the live firing took place...

DE&S signs contract to supply HET capability for the British Army

The UK Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) announced on 23 April that it has signed a £80 million interim capability solution with KBR Ltd to supply Heavy Equipment Transport (HET) capability for the British...