May 2020 Global Defence & Security Industry - Military News


According to information published on the MaxDefense Philippines Facebook account on May 1, 2020, the Philippines Department of National Defense (DND) has released the Notice to Proceed (NTP) for the acquisition of 2 batteries of Elbit Soltam ATMOS 155mm/52cal Self-Propelled Howitzer systems for the Philippine Army under the service's 155mm Howitzer, Self-Propelled System Acquisition Project.

Meggitt PLC, a leading international company specializing in high performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defense and energy markets, announces that Meggitt Defense Systems, Inc. (MDSI), Irvine, California, has received a $22 million contract to provide the Thermal Management System (TMS) to General Dynamics Land Systems (GD), Sterling Heights, MI, for the Abrams program.

In April 2020, in the presence of the Minister of Defence Aleksandar Vulin and Acting Assistant Minister for Material Resources, Nenad Miloradović, PhD, members of the Mixed Artillery Brigade and the Technical Test Centre carried out a test missile firing of G2000 rockets from a modular OGANJ system with an LRSVM (Lanser Raketa Samohodni Visecevni Modularni or Multiple Launch Rocket System) M18 armoured cab.

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