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Category: Land

Naval Group team selected for BE/NL MCM programme

An industry team led by France’s Naval Group has been selected to provide Belgium and the Netherlands (BE/NL) with a next generation stand-off mine countermeasures (MCM) capability based on mother ships employing a ‘toolbox’...

Army ‘Big Six’ Ramp Up in 2021: Learning From FCS

All told, the Army’s investing $57 billion in modernization over five years — but it wants to take time to test new technologies before it commits to them. …read more Read more here:: Breaking...

U.S. Army to boost air and missile defense

The U.S Army News Service has announced that Army’s budget request for fiscal year 2020 includes funding to field two “Iron Dome” air defense batteries and the first Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense, or MSHORAD,...

Missile defense command and control systems heading to Poland

REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. – Command and control experts at Northrop Grumman Corp. are preparing to build two battle management systems for the government of Poland to help military authorities quickly deal with uncertain information...

Iraq takes first steps to producing its own military vehicles

Iraq’s Samar Alkhair factory, a subsidiary of the Iraqi State Military Industries Company, unveiled an indigenously produced, lightly armoured 4×4 vehicle at the IQDEX exhibition, which was held in Baghdad from 9–12 March. Called...

Sudan reveals ‘Shareef-3’ upgrade to BTR-70

Sudan’s Military Industry Corporation (MIC) has expanded its range of wheeled armoured personnel carriers (APC) with an upgraded Russian BTR-70 8×8 called the Shareef-3. Shareef-3 replaces BTR-70’s original two ZMZ-4905 engines with a more...

Secubit offering small arms-hosted situational awareness system

US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) is integrating weaponry readiness and maintenance enhancement solutions into its Android Tactical Assault Kit (ATAK), industry sources told Jane’s at SMi’s Future Soldier Technology conference in London on 11...

Swedish exports hold up after export reforms

Swedish defence exports remained virtually static at SEK11.4 billion (USD1.2 billion) in 2018: a year in which the country introduced significant reforms to tighten export controls. The Swedish defence sector’s foreign sales last year...

Army Reducing JLTV To Fund Modernization Priorities

The Army is planning to reduce its procurement of Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) beginning in FY ’20 after including the program among its list of lower priorities that will have funds shifted away...

Hypersonics Won’t Repeat Mistakes Of F-35

Let a hundred hypersonic flowers bloom, Pentagon officials say, instead of a single cumbersome mega-program. …read more Read more here:: Breaking Defense (Land)

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