'

Category: Land

Oshkosh Defense receives $803 million to delivery additional JLTVs

The U.S. industry-leading designer and manufacturer of tactical military trucks and armored wheeled vehicles Oshkosh Defense, has received $803 million contract modification for the procurement of 2,721 Joint Light Tactical Vehicle and 16,714 associated...

Portuguese Army seeks new 155 mm howitzer

The Portuguese Army is considering procuring a new 155 mm artillery system to replace its M114A1 towed howitzers, an army staff source told Jane’s on 11 December. EUR18 million (USD20 million) has been allocated...

Brazilian Army modernises its bridging capability

The Brazilian Army’s 5th Armoured Combat Engineer Battalion at Porto União in the state of Santa Catarina, part of the 5th Armoured Cavalry Brigade, officially received a General Dynamics European Land Systems Improved Ribbon...

Patria cuts jobs in land business

Patria Group’s land business unit is eliminating 27 jobs, temporarily laying off 9 employees and altering the duties of 12 workers because “certain significant” export projects have been postponed, according to the Finnish aerospace...

Australia releases ‘sovereign capability’ plans

The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) has launched initial plans to promote the development of sovereign defence industrial capabilities. The DoD said on 17 December that the first two ‘Sovereign Industrial Capability Priority Implementation...

Mazagon Dock wins approval for market listing

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL), one of India’s biggest naval dockyards, has secured the necessary approval to launch an initial public offering (IPO). The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) – regulator for...

Paraguayan Air Force receives new presidential aircraft

The Republic of China (Taiwan) has donated a Cessna Citation Sovereign jet to the Paraguayan Air Force, which it will use for presidential flights and civil support. The transfer occurred on 9 December at...

US Army readies for key howitzer production decision

The US Army is slated to make a full-rate production decision on the Paladin M109A7 self-propelled howitzer in January 2020, after BAE Systems made marked improvements manufacturing and delivering the vehicle to the service....

Germany approves more procurement projects

The Bundestag, the German parliament, approved another EUR594 million (USD662.5 million) on 11 December to improve the capabilities of the Bundeswehr, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on its website. The ministry said on...

US lawmakers set to approve USD738 billion defence spending bill

Congress has released a long-awaited, bipartisan fiscal year 2020 (FY 2020) spending bill that would fill defence coffers with USD738 billion in discretionary spending and fund several key administration priorities. On 16 December, lawmakers...

Portugal seeks armoured support vehicles

The Portuguese Army is looking to procure an armoured recovery vehicle (ARV) and an armoured vehicle-launched bridge (AVLB) to support its Leopard 2A6 main battle tanks, the army staff told Jane’s on 11 December....

Russia reveals its updated Marker UGV

Russia’s Foundation for Advanced Studies (FPI) has unveiled an updated version of the Marker unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) with a different track configuration as well as a larger body, potentially with the intention to...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close