Tag Archives: armored fighting vehicle

Marand to Support BAE-Patria Team on Australia Land 400 Program Pursuit

BAE Systems has chosen tooling and engineering company Marand to support an industry team that will compete in a program to modernize the Australian army’s fleet of armored fighting vehicles. Marand seeks to provide a range of engineering services and cross-sector expertise for the production of AMV35 vehicles that BAE and bid partner Patria offered to the Land 400  combat reconnaissance vehicle …

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General Dynamics UK Facilitates Live-Fire Cannon Tests on Ajax Platform

General Dynamics‘ U.K. land systems subsidiary and its partners completed live firing tests of a stabilized cannon and chain gun mounted on the U.K. army’s General Dynamics-built armored fighting vehicle. The team tested the CTA International-developed 40-millimeter cannon system integrated on the Ajax vehicle platform to record the recoil and blast stresses and other aspects of the …

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Lockheed to Build Vehicle Turrets for General Dynamics UK; Stephen Ball Comments

Lockheed Martin‘s U.K. business has received a $1 billion subcontract from General Dynamics UK to design, produce, test and integrate 245 turrets for General Dynamics‘ SCOUT Specialist Vehicles that are used by the British military. Stephen Ball, CEO of Lockheed Martin UK, said Tuesday the company plans to sustain almost 900 jobs at its site in Ampthill, Bedfordshire, and …

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Report: Contractor Teams Form to Chase Australia’s $9B Fighting Vehicle Program

BAE Systems plans to team up with Patria to bid for Australia’s potential $9.28 billion armored fighting vehicle program, Defense News reported Sunday. Nigel Pittaway writes Boeing Defense Australia and Iveco-Oto Melara also plan to forge a partnership to participate in the Land 400 initiative. Australia wants to procure military-off-the-shelf combat reconnaissance vehicles, infantry fighting vehicles and …

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Raytheon, Danish Company Showcase Long-Range Infrared System

Raytheon and Denmark-based Falck Schmidt Defense Systems have unveiled am infrared sensor designed to provide situational awareness capabilities to soldiers inside armored fighting vehicles. The long-range reconnaissance and surveillance FLIR system is built for automobiles and towers that are used to survey battlefields and target areas, Raytheon said Thursday. Jeff Miller, Raytheon …

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