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IDEX 2015: Local contender enters Emirati 8×8 race

The new Enigma infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) that was unveiled at IDEX 2015 in Abu Dhabi will be submitted for the Emirati military’s long-standing 8×8 IFV requirement, IHS Jane’s has confirmed. Mohamed bin Jabr...

Army Secretary Vows To Protect JLTV From Sequestration Cuts

The Army will protect the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) program from sequestration-related budget cuts, service Secretary John McHugh said Wednesday. “It’s our intent to protect that,” McHugh told a Defense Writers Group breakfast...

GD UK Completes CDR for SCOUT Reconnaissance Variant

General Dynamics UK has successfully completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) for the SCOUT Reconnaissance variant, as part of the SCOUT Specialist Vehicle (SV) programme. The completion of the SCOUT Reconnaissance variant CDR is...

Ukraine Signs Defense Deal With UAE

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko announced a deal for unspecified military and technical cooperation with the UAE on Tuesday, and said negotiations are ongoing with the United States and unspecified European nations. The deal is...

Ukrainian Company Presents new Bars-6 Armored Personnel Carrier

Unveiled this week at IDEX 2015 in Abu Dhabi by Bogdan Corporation, the Bars-6 (“Panther”) is the armoured personnel carrier variant of the Bars multi-functional light armoured vehicle. Totally manufactured in Ukraine by Bogdan...

Pentagon Expedites $17.9 Million in Equipment to Aid Iraqis

The Defense Department has expedited $17.9 million in equipment and supplies –- some which have already been delivered –- to the Iraqi government, Pentagon spokesman Army Col. Steve Warren told reporters today. Warren provided...

UK’s Scout SV reconnaissance variant passes CDR

The British Army’s upcoming Scout Specialist Vehicle (SV) tracked reconnaissance vehicle has passed its critical design review (CDR), General Dynamics UK announced on 26 February. The reconnaissance variant is the final variant of the...

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