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HHIC awarded contract to supply four more LSF-II hovercraft to RoKN

South Korea’s Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced on 10 December that it has awarded local shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction (HHIC) a KRW316 billion (USD264.5 million) contract to build four additional Solgae...

US Army preparing biggest European deployment in years

The US Army is planning its biggest deployment of troops to Europe in 25 years, with 20,000 troops slated to take part in a massive force projection exercise at a time of increasingly adversarial...

Saab reveals non line-of-sight laser to simulate indirect fires

Saab has showcased new capabilities to blend live and virtual environments to enhance live training, as well as announced new live training contracts, at the 2019 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC) in...

Croatia to receive M2A2 ODS Bradley IFVs from US

Croatia is to receive M2A2 Operation ‘Desert Storm’ (ODS) Bradley infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs) from the US, Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic announced in Zagreb on 27 November. Krsticevic said 60 vehicles would equip a...

Indonesia outlines 2020–24 military procurement priorities

Key Points The final phase of the TNI’s Minimum Essential Force (MEF) programme focuses on air force and navy modernisation Funding remains a major challenge as foreign loans are required to support major acquisitions...

Thales Australia extends partnership with NZDF

Thales Australia’s Australian Munitions (AM) business has entered an agreement with the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) to continue to supply ammunition and ordnance until 2037. Thales Australia said on 10 December that the...

General Dynamics Land Systems to get new leader

US-based defence contractor General Dynamics announced on 9 December that Danny Deep, the chief operating officer of General Dynamics Land Systems, will be promoted to president of the business unit. Deep will replace Gary...

International Armoured Vehicles Conference

The Worlds Premier Armoured Vehicles Forum 2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the International Armoured Vehicles (IAV) conference. Since our first armoured vehicles event in 2001, we’ve seen the rapid evolution of land power...

GD Announces Deep to Succeed Whited as President of GDLS

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) announced today that General Dynamics Land Systems’ president Gary L. Whited has informed the company of his intent to retire effective April 1, 2020. He will be succeeded by Danny...

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