Land Forces

Safran wins new contract for French FURIOUS program

FURIOUS Robot - ©Safran – R.Brives

The French defense procurement agency DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has announced a new “optional tranche” contract awarded to Safran Electronics & Defense for FURIOUS (FUturs systèmes Robotiques Innovants en tant qu’OUtilS), a science and technology program that aims to develop innovative robotic systems for mounted and dismounted warfighters. The …

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 SCORPION programme: the GRIFFON SAN is qualified by the DGA 

 In accordance with the framework set by the SCORPION programme, the Sanitary version of the GRIFFON has recently been qualified by the French procurement agency (DGA).  Designed within the GME EBMR (Nexter, Arquus and Thales), the GRIFFON is a modern 24-ton multi-role armoured vehicle (VBMR) integrated into the SCORPION information …

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Rheinmetall Supplies 35mm Ammunition to NATO Customers

Rheinmetall has been contracted by several NATO customers to supply 35mm calibre ammunition. Deliveries will take place in 2023 and 2024 and the contract is worth a total of around €20 million. Between 2023 and 2024, Rheinmetall will supply the customer countries with various types of ammunition in 35mm x …

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