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  • General Dynamics Performs Ajax Armored Vehicle Live-Fire Tests; Kevin Connell Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Performs Ajax Armored Vehicle Live-Fire Tests; Kevin Connell Comments

    General Dynamics‘ land systems unit in the U.K. has conducted manned live-fire trials for its armored vehicle program using CTA International-built weapons including a 40mm autocannon, chain gun and smoke grenade launchers, UPI reported Friday. The company will continue to perform testing activities on the Ajax armored vehicles which will range from static firing on […] More

  • General Dynamics UK Facilitates Live-Fire Cannon Tests on Ajax Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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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 firing, General Dynamics said Wednesday. The […] More

  • BAE, Nexter Systems JV Delivers New Cannon System to UK Defense Ministry - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE, Nexter Systems JV Delivers New Cannon System to UK Defense Ministry

    CTA International, a joint venture between BAE Systems and Nexter Systems, has delivered a new cannon system to the U.K. defense ministry’s Ajax and Warrior vehicle platforms. CTAI handed over the first delivery of 515 40-millimeter cannons that fire cased telescoped ammunition, BAE Systems said Monday. The ammunition is contained in a straight tube and is designed […] More

  • BAE-Nexter JV to Build Cannon Tech for UK's Ground Combat Vehicles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE-Nexter JV to Build Cannon Tech for UK’s Ground Combat Vehicles

    A BAE Systems–Nexter joint venture has been awarded a $233 million contract to manufacture 40mm cannon systems for integration onto the British army’s Scout and Warrior armored fighting vehicles. The British army will receive 515 CTA International-built cased telescoped cannons during the next seven years, BAE said July 1. Initial delivery is scheduled to occur […] More

  • BAE Systems UK to Support Warrior Upgrade - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Systems UK to Support Warrior Upgrade

    BAE Systems reported that its United Kingdom division will provide two vital inputs for the Warrior Capability Sustainment Program, which include: CTA International, an Anglo-French joint venture with Nexter Systems,has designed a new 40mm cannon and ammunition for this and the FRES Scout programs. BAE Systems' Munitions business will produce the ammunition for the CT40 […] More

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