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India releases RfP for BMP-1 engine upgrades

Key Points India’s MoD has released an RfP for local vendors to update the engine and transmission on the army’s BMP-1 ICVs The upgrade is intended to keep the BMP-1 in service while the...

Afghanistan to weaponise MD 530F helos

The Afghan Air Force (AAF) is to arm its MD Helicopters Inc (MDHI) MD 530F helicopters to give them a dual role as both training and close-support platforms, the company confirmed to IHS Jane’s...

Northrop launches Humvee upgrade solution at AUSA 2014

Northrop Grumman has launched its high-mobility multipurpose wheeled-vehicle (HMMWV) modernisation solution at the ongoing Association of the United States Army (AUSA) 2014 conference in Washington, D.C., US. …read more

Army Explores Its Armored Vehicle Options

Nearly a year after the US Army canceled the Ground Combat Vehicle, officials defended the program as on-budget and called the decision to scuttle it a pragmatic move to improve further-along armored vehicle programs...

Bell Touts New Tilt-Rotor High-Speed Helicopter

Bell Helicopter is beginning to manufacture parts for its new V-280 Valor tilt-rotor aircraft, a next-generation helicopter being developed as part of the Army’s Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator, or JMR TD program. The program...

Missing Fort Carson Item Not a Nuclear Weapon

Despite a wild report on a website dedicated to conspiracy theories, local soldiers haven’t lost a low-yield nuclear weapon. As the lockdown of soldiers in a Fort Carson battalion dragged into its… …read more

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