Land Forces

Joint Forces First Dutch Army Modernised CV90 Is Rolled Out

The Royal Netherlands Army’s first modernized CV90 infantry fighting vehicle rolled out of the factory today. This happened in Örnsköldsvik in Sweden at manufacturer BAE Systems Hägglunds. This is the so-called ‘first of type’. Series production, which is expected to start at the end of 2023, is based on this …

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Kuwait – M1A2K Tank Operational and Training Ammunition

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Kuwait of M1A2K tank operational and training ammunition and related equipment for an estimated cost of $250 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale …

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Oshkosh Defense Selected to Produce EHETS Trailer for the US Army

Oshkosh Defense, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK), announced today that the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armament Command (TACOM) has awarded Oshkosh Defense a contract to produce Enhanced Heavy Equipment Transporter System (EHETS) trailers for the U.S. Army. Oshkosh will execute the contract with the support of its …

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MBDA Unveils Land Precision Fires Family

MBDA’s new surface-to-surface fires capabilities for the British Army are being showcased for the first time at Defence Vehicles Dynamics (DVD) 2022, taking place on 21st and 22nd September at UTAC Millbrook, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom. MBDA’s ‘Land Precision Fires Family’ comprising Surface-Launched Brimstone and Land Precision Strike (LPS) are weapons …

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Rheinmetall and Helsing – partners for the next generation of armed forces

Rheinmetall, a longstanding, tried-and-tested partner of digitized armed forces around the world, and Helsing, the leading European provider of software and AI for defence systems, have announced a strategic partnership to transform land defence capabilities. Through the joint development of software-based defence systems and retrofitting of existing platforms, this partnership …

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