Saturday 20 April, 2024

Land Platforms

Latest Challenger 3 prototype rolls off production line

The latest of eight Challenger 3 main battle tank (MBT) prototypes has been completed at the Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) factory production line in Telford, England. Described as the apex predator that will dominate...

BAE Systems secures contract to upgrade Danish CV90 fleet

BAE Systems has signed a contract with the Danish Ministry of Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organisation (DALO) to upgrade the Danish Army's CV90 infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) fleet with a Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU)....

Sweden orders 321 armoured vehicles from Patria

The Swedish Defence Procurement Agency (FMV) has signed a contract worth around 470 million euros with Finnish defence company Patria for 321 6x6 armoured vehicles. The vehicles, known as Pansarterrängbil 300 in Sweden, will be stationed...

Ajax Armoured Fighting Vehicle in successful cold weather trials

The UK's Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) Ajax delivery team working with the British Army's Household Cavalry Regiment (HCR) have put the Ajax Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV) through its paces in sub-zero temperatures in...

BAE Systems delivers new AMPV prototype to US Army

BAE Systems has delivered an Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) Turreted Mortar prototype to the US Army. The prototype features a newly designed top plate system called the External Mission Equipment Package (ExMEP), which allows...

Estonia takes delivery of Blue Spear anti-ship missile system

The Estonian Ministry of Defense (MoD) has announced the arrival of the new Blue Spear anti-ship missile system manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). "The acquisition of anti-ship missiles is of critical importance for raising...

US Marines take delivery of first ACV-30

BAE Systems announced on 1 February that the company had delivered the first production representative test vehicle (PRTV) of the new Amphibious Combat Vehicle 30mm Cannon (ACV-30) variant to the US Marine Corps for...

Babcock and Supacat begin Jackal 3 production

Babcock International Group and Supacat have officially launched the production of 70 High Mobility Transporter (HMT) Jackal 3s for the British Army. A manufacturing facility located at Babcock’s Devonport site has been specifically designed to...