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Author: DFNS

Royal Netherlands Army selects Iron Fist APS for CV90

The Royal Netherlands Army has awarded BAE Systems Hägglunds a long-anticipated contract to integrate the Elbit Systems Iron Fist hard kill active protection system (APS) with its fleet of CV9035NL tracked infantry fighting vehicles...

UK government to review Cobham sale

Advent International Corporation’s proposed GBP4 billion (USD4.98 billion) acquisition of UK defence company Cobham will be reviewed by the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on national security grounds, the UK Department for Business,...

Indian firms sign 3D printing accord

Indian firms BEML (formerly Bharat Earth Movers Limited) and Wipro have signed an agreement to collaborate on advancing production techniques in the defence sector. BEML said in a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange...

Collins Wants to Bring Open Architecture to Military Avionics

Collins Aerospace [UTX] sees its development of what could become the aviation industry’s first FAA-certified multicore processor as providing a baseline for establishing an open architecture for the U.S. Army’s Future Vertical Lift and...

Australia Short-Lists Rheinmetall and Hanwha for A$10B Land 400 Program

The Morrison Government’s multi-billion dollar investment to replace Army’s current fleet of mobility and reconnaissance vehicles is taking another significant step forward, with Hanwha Defense Australia and Rheinmetall Defence Australia invited to participate in...

Paramount Group receives blast certification for Mbombe 4

South African defence company Paramount Group revealed on 17 September that it had received certification from South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for blast protection on its Mbombe 4 armoured personnel...

DSEI 2019: OSG showcases new-gen ScreeneX technology

Israel-based transparent armour supplier OSG showcased an upgraded variant of its digital ScreeneX display technology at the 2019 Defence and Security Equipment International exhibition (DSEI 2019), held in London from 10 to 13 September....

DSEI 2019: Chess Dynamics reveals container-based C-UAV system

Chess Dynamics, a member of the Cohort Group, unveilled at the DSEI 2019 exhibition in London an intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR) system with counter-unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capabilities based on an...

HIPPO Multipower pitches ATSV-E for British Army’s RPV programme

HIPPO Multipower will push an electric-powered version of its 6×6 All Terrain Support Vehicle (ATSV) as a candidate for the British Army’s Robotic Platoon Vehicle (RPV) programme, Rob O’Connor, international business development representative at...

Netherlands outlines defence budget rise for 2020

The Netherlands has outlined a defence budget of EUR10.9 billion for 2020. This marked a 4% nominal rise over the prior year, which maintains defence spending at 1.35% of GDP. The state budget was...

Japan selects contenders for Type 96 APC replacement

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS), Patria, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries have been selected to provide wheeled armoured vehicles for a series of trials aimed at finding a replacement for the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force’s...

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