FN herstal to supply Scar-L and FN40GL to Peru 83108173

FN Herstal sold 256 Scar-L and 24 FN40GL to the Peruvian special forces
 
Peru's Army has awarded a contract to FN Herstal for 256 SCAR-L 5.56mm assault rifles and 24 40mm FN40GL grenade launchers. The weapons will be used by Army special forces units assigned to the Valle de los Rios Apurimac, Ene y Mantaro (VRAEM) region.
Peru's Army has awarded a contract to FN Herstal for 256 SCAR-L 5.56mm assault rifles and 24 40mm FN40GL grenade launchers. The weapons will be used by Army special forces units assigned to the Valle de los Rios Apurimac, Ene y Mantaro (VRAEM) region.
 

US Marines low-rate production AAV-SU upgrade program 83108172

US Marine corps approved a low-rate initial production of the Amphibious Assault Vehicle Survivability Upgrade program
 
The Marine Corps approved the Amphibious Assault Vehicle Survivability Upgrade (AAV-SU) program to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP), with the program executive officer for land systems signing a Milestone C decision on Aug. 17 and the program manager awarding SAIC funding for 21 vehicles Tuesday, Advanced Amphibious Assault Program Manager Col. Wendell Leimbach told USNI News.
The Marine Corps approved the Amphibious Assault Vehicle Survivability Upgrade (AAV-SU) program to begin low-rate initial production (LRIP), with the program executive officer for land systems signing a Milestone C decision on Aug. 17 and the program manager awarding SAIC funding for 21 vehicles Tuesday, Advanced Amphibious Assault Program Manager Col. Wendell Leimbach told USNI News.
 

Colombian army engineers train with US National Guard soldiers 3108171

Engineers from the Colombian Army trained with the 125th Multi-Role Bridge Company of U.S. National Guard
 
Engineering experts from the Colombian army spent several days with Soldiers from the South Carolina Army National Guard exchanging ideas and information during a State Partnership Program engagement, August 21-25. The engagement included a demonstration of bridging operations by the 125th Multi-Role Bridging Company on Lake Thurmond in McCormick County.
Engineering experts from the Colombian army spent several days with Soldiers from the South Carolina Army National Guard exchanging ideas and information during a State Partnership Program engagement, August 21-25. The engagement included a demonstration of bridging operations by the 125th Multi-Role Bridging Company on Lake Thurmond in McCormick County.
 

AM general $2.2 billion contract for 11,569 HMMWV 83108171

AM General received a $2.2 billion contract for the production of 11,569 HMMWV
 
The contact, announced by the Department of Defense on Tuesday, also includes spares parts packages for customers both in the U.S. and exported models in service worldwide.
The contact, announced by the Department of Defense on Tuesday, also includes spares parts packages for customers both in the U.S. and exported models in service worldwide.
 

Russia in talks with Belarus to deliver 32 BTR-82A APC 83008173

Russia still talking with Belarus about the delivery of 32 BTR-82A armored personnel carriers
 
Russia and Belarus continue talks over a contract to supply Minsk with BTR-82A armored personnel carriers, Maria Vorobyova, press secretary of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), told TASS.
Russia and Belarus continue talks over a contract to supply Minsk with BTR-82A armored personnel carriers, Maria Vorobyova, press secretary of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), told TASS.
 

Syria Russia joint air defense missile system S-400 Pantsir 13008172

Russia and Syria create joint air defense with S-400 missile and Pantsir missile/gun systems
 
According to the Russian new agency TASS, A unified air defense system has been set up in Syria thanks to efforts of Russian and Syrian military experts, Chief of Staff and Deputy Commander of the Russian Aerospace Forces Major-General Sergey Meshcheryakov told a round table dedicated to the Syrian experience at the Army-2017 International Military-Technical Forum.
According to the Russian new agency TASS, A unified air defense system has been set up in Syria thanks to efforts of Russian and Syrian military experts, Chief of Staff and Deputy Commander of the Russian Aerospace Forces Major-General Sergey Meshcheryakov told a round table dedicated to the Syrian experience at the Army-2017 International Military-Technical Forum.
 

Darpa Mobile Force Protection program against sUAV 83008172

Darpa is focusing to provide protection against numerous small unmanned aircraft with its Mobile Force Protection program
 
DARPA’s Mobile Force Protection (MFP) program focuses on a challenge of increasing concern to the U.S. military: countering the proliferation of small, unmanned aircraft systems (sUASs). These systems—which include fixed- or rotary-wing aircraft and have numerous advantages such as portability, low cost, commercial availability, and easy upgradeability—pose a fast-evolving array of dangers for U.S. ground and maritime convoys.
DARPA’s Mobile Force Protection (MFP) program focuses on a challenge of increasing concern to the U.S. military: countering the proliferation of small, unmanned aircraft systems (sUASs). These systems—which include fixed- or rotary-wing aircraft and have numerous advantages such as portability, low cost, commercial availability, and easy upgradeability—pose a fast-evolving array of dangers for U.S. ground and maritime convoys.
 

Australia training IED detection ground-penetrating radar 83008171

Australia training to improve its ability to detect IED with ground-penetrating radar
 
Vehicle-mounted ground-penetrating radar (GPR) equipment has been used by the ADF to detect Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) for several years, but there remains much room for improvement in the signal processing component of the technology.
Vehicle-mounted ground-penetrating radar (GPR) equipment has been used by the ADF to detect Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) for several years, but there remains much room for improvement in the signal processing component of the technology.
 

Welp Armouring presents Police vehicle Law Enforcement Days 53008171

 Welp Armouring presents a new Police vehicle at Law Enforcement Days
 
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At Law Enforcement Days, held on 28-30 August 2017 in Bad Oeynhausen in Germany, WELP Armouring presents a new special police vehicle based on the Toyota Land Cruiser 200. The event is attended by employees and executives from police forces, justice authorities, customs and excise and armed forces.
 

C4I system for Australian Hawkei vehicle tested 82908173

C4I Computing system for the Australian Hawkei vehicle has been tested
 
A C4I integral Computing System for the Australian Army's Hawkei vehicle has been tested by the government's Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, the Australian Ministry of Defense announced on Monday.
A C4I integral Computing System for the Australian Army's Hawkei vehicle has been tested by the government's Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, the Australian Ministry of Defense announced on Monday.
 

JASDF practising deployment Patriot system on US Base 82908172

Japan Air Self Defense Force will be practising deployment of Patriot missile systems on U.S base
 
The Japan Air Self Defense Force will temporarily deploy Patriot missile batteries to several U.S. installations in Japan beginning Aug. 29, 2017, to practice and refine their ability to rapidly respond to North Korean missile threats.
The Japan Air Self Defense Force will temporarily deploy Patriot missile batteries to several U.S. installations in Japan beginning Aug. 29, 2017, to practice and refine their ability to rapidly respond to North Korean missile threats.
 

100 T-14 Armata main battle tanks for Russian army by 2020 12908171

Russian armed forces will receive 100 T-14 Armata main battle tanks by 2020
 
During Army-2017, the International Military Technical Forum, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov has announced a plan for the delivery of 100 T-14 Armata main battle tanks (MBTs) Russian armed forces by 2020.
During Army-2017, the International Military Technical Forum, Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yury Borisov has announced a plan for the delivery of 100 T-14 Armata main battle tanks (MBTs) Russian armed forces by 2020.
 

Latvian army to buy Stinger air-defence systems from Denmark 82908171

Latvian army to buy Stinger air-defence systems from Denmark
 
Latvian Ministry of Defence and Danish Ministry of Defence have signed an agreement for purchase of air defence systems, currently held by Danish Armed Forces, by the Latvian side.
Latvian Ministry of Defence and Danish Ministry of Defence have signed an agreement for purchase of air defence systems, currently held by Danish Armed Forces, by the Latvian side.
 

United Arab Emirates interested by Russian Uran-9 UGV 12808172

United Arab Emirates interested to purchase Russian Uran-9 unmanned ground combat vehicle
 
The United Arab Emirates is interested to purchase Russian-made Uran-9 UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle), Dmitry Shugaev, director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), told TASS. The Uran-9 is an armed Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) designed, developed and manufactured by the Russian defense company 766th UPTK.
The United Arab Emirates is interested to purchase Russian-made Uran-9 UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle), Dmitry Shugaev, director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), told TASS. The Uran-9 is an armed Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) designed, developed and manufactured by the Russian defense company 766th UPTK.
 

Iran development of 3 new air defense systems 12808171

Iran has announced the development of three new air defense systems
 
Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base in Iran, Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced that the country's experts have developed three new air defense systems including the Sama meteorology system, the Samet and Sami'e tracking systems.
Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base in Iran, Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced that the country's experts have developed three new air defense systems including the Sama meteorology system, the Samet and Sami'e tracking systems.
 

MBDA signs MoU with Romanian Romarm Electromecanica Ploiesti

MBDA signed a MoU with Romanian companies Romarm and Electromecanica Ploiesti
 
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During the visit of French President Macron in Romania on the 24th of August, and in the framework of the Strategic Agreement between Romania and France, the European leader for tactical missile systems MBDA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Romanian state-owned defence group Romarm and its subsidiary Electromecanica Ploiesti.
 

RTD VAB Eleketer hybrid demonstrator first time at a show

The Renault Trucks Defense VAB Eleketer hybrid drive demonstrator showcased for the first time at a show
 
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The ELECTER parallel hybrid drive demonstrator from RENAULT TRUCKS Defense (RTD), the subject of an "Upstream Study Programme" (PEA) assigned by the DGA in 2012, has undergone testing in the last three years covering more than 5000 km, half of which in all-terrain conditions. It is on show at the Summer School of the MEDEF, the French employers' federation.
 

Meteksan to supply Retinar PTR Perimeter Surveillance Radar to a new foreign customer 72308172

Meteksan to supply Retinar PTR Perimeter Surveillance Radar to a new foreign customer
 
Meteksan to supply Retinar PTR Perimeter Surveillance Radar to a new foreign customer
Offering the high resolution advanced technology ground and perimeter surveillance radar systems optimized for human detection and recognition, Meteksan Defence was awarded a contract to supply Retinar PTR Perimeter Surveillance Radar to a new foreign customer.
 

Kongsberg to deliver its ICS digitization solution for the Finland new K9 artillery 72308171

Kongsberg to deliver its ICS digitization solution for the Finland new K9 artillery
 
Kongsberg to deliver its ICS digitization solution for the Finland new K9 artillery
Kongsberg Defence Systems has entered into a contract with Hanwha Land Systems to deliver Integrated Combat Solution (ICS) to Finland’s new artillery. Finland has decided to acquire K9 Thunder 155mm self-propelled howitzers from South Korea where Kongsberg’s ICS will be installed.
 

US approves military sale Romania HIMARS Artillery System

US State Department approves military sale to Romania for HIMARS Artillery System
 
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The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Romania for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) and related support and equipment. The estimated cost is $1.25 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on August 17, 2017.
 

Saab UK contract extension Tactical Engagement Simulation

Saab and UK sign a contract extension for Tactical Engagement Simulation
 
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Defence and security company Saab and the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence (MoD) have signed a three year contract extension for the provision of Tactical Engagement Simulation (TES) as a fully managed service. The contract has a total value of SEK 210 million (€ 22 million).
 

T-90S with new anti-tank missile for Army of India 12008171

Army of India will upgrade T-90S main battle tank with new anti-tank guided missile
 
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According to the Firstpost news website, the Indian army is working to upgrade firepower capacity of the T-90S Main Battle Tank (MBT) by the use of a a third generation of anti-tank guided missile system. Army of India is also working on a separate project to install a modular engine for the T-90 tanks so as to enhance their strike capability in high-altitude battle field.
 

US Soldiers to train with Stryker Dragoon IFV armored 1180817

U.S. Soldiers to train with new 30mm Stryker Dragoon IFV in Germany
 
U.S. Soldiers from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment recently traveled from Germany to Aberdeen Proving Ground as part of a six-week test and training event on the new Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle, which is nicknamed "Dragoon" after the unit.
U.S. Soldiers from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment recently traveled from Germany to Aberdeen Proving Ground as part of a six-week test and training event on the new Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle, which is nicknamed "Dragoon" after the unit.
 

Uralvagonzavod will exhibit products Army 2017 81808172

Russian company Uralvagonzavod will exhibit more than 40 advanced products at Army 2017
 
The Uralvagonzavod Corporation, part of Russia’s Rostec state hi-tech corporation, will show more than 40 advanced products, including eight military hardware items, at the Army 2017 international military and technical forum, the corporation’s press office said.
The Uralvagonzavod Corporation, part of Russia’s Rostec state hi-tech corporation, will show more than 40 advanced products, including eight military hardware items, at the Army 2017 international military and technical forum, the corporation’s press office said.
 

China displayed equipment available for export 81808171

China displayed its newest land-based equipment available for exportation to foreign countries
 
China presented this week its newest land-based weapons systems available for export to foreign military officers and procurement officials.
China presented this week its newest land-based weapons systems available for export to foreign military officers and procurement officials.
 

Russian artillery learn to use aistyonok radar 81708173

Russian artillery units in the North Caucasus are learning to operate Aistyonok radar
 
Rocket, missile and tube artillery units of the Russian Southern Military District’s all-arms army based in the North Caucasus have started learning to operate the advanced Aistyonok man-portable radar, the district’s press office said.
Rocket, missile and tube artillery units of the Russian Southern Military District’s all-arms army based in the North Caucasus have started learning to operate the advanced Aistyonok man-portable radar, the district’s press office said.
 

India's difficulties to produce home-made weapons 81708172

India's difficulties to produce home-made weapons
 
India’s homemade Dhanush towed howitzer may be domestically produced, but a multitude of failed tests have proven that the weapon is unready for use in warfare. An Indian Army source told Defense News that the artillery gun has failed three times in as many months, pushing the induction date back further and further.
India’s homemade Dhanush towed howitzer may be domestically produced, but a multitude of failed tests have proven that the weapon is unready for use in warfare. An Indian Army source told Defense News that the artillery gun has failed three times in as many months, pushing the induction date back further and further.
 

Saab to deliver BT46 training systems Estonian army 81608173

Saab to deliver BT46 training systems to the Estonian army in 2018
 
Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Estonian Armed Forces to deliver BT46 training systems to the Estonian Army. The deliveries will be made in 2018.
Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract with the Estonian Armed Forces to deliver BT46 training systems to the Estonian Army. The deliveries will be made in 2018.
 

3D printers US Marines Corps producing parts field 81608172

3D printers tested by US Marines Corps for producing spare parts in the field
 
Marine Corp Systems Command and the 2nd Maintenance Battalion at Camp Lejeune are overseeing the field evaluation of a prototype X-FAB, or expeditionary fabrication, for future development. The X-FAB is a collapsible 20x20-feet shelter that houses four 3D printers, design software computer systems and a scanner. It would allow for the rapid fabrication of parts at the battalion level using additive manufacturing.
Marine Corp Systems Command and the 2nd Maintenance Battalion at Camp Lejeune are overseeing the field evaluation of a prototype X-FAB, or expeditionary fabrication, for future development. The X-FAB is a collapsible 20x20-feet shelter that houses four 3D printers, design software computer systems and a scanner. It would allow for the rapid fabrication of parts at the battalion level using additive manufacturing.
 

US Army contracts Lockheed Martin Squad X program 81408173

US Army contracts Lockheed Martin provide experimentation works on the Squad X program
 
Lockheed Martin has received a $12.9 million U.S. Defense Department contract for the Squad X Experimentation program for dismounted infantry combat systems.
Lockheed Martin has received a $12.9 million U.S. Defense Department contract for the Squad X Experimentation program for dismounted infantry combat systems.
 

Lockheed Martin deliverer ATACMS new facility 81408172

 Lockheed Martin delivered the first ATACMS missile made in its new facility
 
Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missile to the U.S. Army from the company’s new production facility in Camden, Arkansas.
Lockheed Martin has delivered the first Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) missile to the U.S. Army from the company’s new production facility in Camden, Arkansas.
 

Letter of intent between Finnish Defence & Bittium 81408171

Letter of intent signed between Finnish Defence Force and Bittium 
 
Bittium Wireless Ltd, subsidiary of Bittium Corporation, and the Finnish Defence Forces have signed a Letter of Intent concerning the purchase of new software defined radio (SDR) based tactical radios and the preparations of the purchase. The Letter of Intent encompasses products belonging to the new Bittium Tough SDR product family: tactical handheld radio Bittium Tough SDR Handheld™ and tactical vehicular radio Bittium Tough SDR Vehicular™.
Bittium Wireless Ltd, subsidiary of Bittium Corporation, and the Finnish Defence Forces have signed a Letter of Intent concerning the purchase of new software defined radio (SDR) based tactical radios and the preparations of the purchase. The Letter of Intent encompasses products belonging to the new Bittium Tough SDR product family: tactical handheld radio Bittium Tough SDR Handheld™ and tactical vehicular radio Bittium Tough SDR Vehicular™.
 

Barrett Communications launches the 4075 HF transmitter 81108172

Barrett Communications launches the advanced 4075 High Power HF transmitter
 
E-mail and messaging have become the common and preferred methods in modern communications. Barrett’s innovative liquid cooled amplifier, when married with the Barrett 4050 SDR Transceiver to produce the Barrett 4075 HF High power transmitter, will run continuously at high power for extended data transmission and at optimum temperatures resulting in greater reliability.
E-mail and messaging have become the common and preferred methods in modern communications. Barrett’s innovative liquid cooled amplifier, when married with the Barrett 4050 SDR Transceiver to produce the Barrett 4075 HF High power transmitter, will run continuously at high power for extended data transmission and at optimum temperatures resulting in greater reliability.
 

Bittium expands its family of Tough Software-defined radio 81108171

Bittium expands its family of Tough Software-defined radio
 
Bittium expands its tactical communications offering with a software defined radio based Bittium Tough SDR product family that includes Bittium Tough SDR Handheld™, tactical handheld radio for individual soldiers, and Bittium Tough SDR Vehicular™, tactical radio for vehicle installations.Bittium will showcase the products for the first time at the DSEI exhibition to be held in London September 12-15, 2017.
Bittium expands its tactical communications offering with a software defined radio based Bittium Tough SDR product family that includes Bittium Tough SDR Handheld™, tactical handheld radio for individual soldiers, and Bittium Tough SDR Vehicular™, tactical radio for vehicle installations.Bittium will showcase the products for the first time at the DSEI exhibition to be held in London September 12-15, 2017.
 

Turkey orders 529 Kirpi 4x4 MRAP vehicles 81008175

Turkey orders 529 Kirpi 4x4 mine-resistant ambush protected vehicles
 
The Turkish defense procurement agency, the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM), awarded a contract to local armored vehicle manufacturer BMC on August 8 for the order of 529 Kirpi 4x4 tactical wheeled armored vehicles.
The Turkish defense procurement agency, the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM), awarded a contract to local armored vehicle manufacturer BMC on August 8 for the order of 529 Kirpi 4x4 tactical wheeled armored vehicles.
 

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