Land Forces

BERETTA OPENS NEW GALLATIN, TENNESSEE FACILITY

Gallatin (TN), April 15, 2016 – Beretta Holding has today inaugurated its new production site in the United States, a country that is by far the first of the group’s market by size (more than 50% of sales) and strategic importance. This new facility will house the entire R&D and …

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Lithuania buys Boxer in Deal Worth Almost €400 Million

Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann will soon be supplying the Lithuanian armed forces with 88 Boxer multirole armoured fighting vehicles. Worth a total of around €390 million, this important export order is set to run from 2017 to 2021. Along with Germany and the Netherlands, this will make Lithuania the third …

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Canadian Military Contracts Polaris Defense to Provide Turbo Diesel MRZRs and Trailers for Light Infantry Battalions

WINNIPEG – August 23, 2016 — Public Services & Procurement Canada has contracted Polaris to deliver 36 Polaris Defense turbo diesel MRZR (MRZR-D) utility task vehicles and 12 tactical trailers through Polaris Industries Ltd, the Canada-based office of Polaris Industries Inc. MRZRs provide mission-critical ultralight, off-road mobility coveted by the …

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Saab Receives US Order for Carl-Gustaf Ammunition

Defence and security company Saab has received an ammunition order from the US Department of Defense (DoD) for the Carl-Gustaf man-portable weapon system, known in the US as M3 MAAWS (Multi-role, Anti-armor Anti-personnel Weapon System). The order value is USD 5.4 million (MSEK 46). The order comes under the terms …

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BAE Systems Awarded $75 Million U.S. Army Contract to Develop Next-Generation Geospatial Intelligence Capabilities

BAE Systems was selected to assist the U.S. Army in developing next-generation geospatial intelligence capabilities to enhance soldier situational awareness The U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) has awarded BAE Systems a five-year contract worth as much as $75 million to provide enhanced geospatial intelligence technical and analytical support. …

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