Tag Archives: Textron Systems

Oshkosh-Hanwha Team Submits Bid for Army OMFV Combat Vehicle Program

M2 Bradley infantry fighting vehicle

South Korea-based armored troop carrier developer Hanwha and Oshkosh, a maker of military trucks, have partnered to pursue the U.S. Army’s Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program that seeks to replace the service's M2 Bradley infantry vehicles, Breaking Defense reported Monday. The Oshkosh-Hanwha team joins the other four confirmed industry groups that have submitted bids for the Army’s OMFV program.

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BAE, General Dynamics Bid for Army Bradley Replacement Competition

Bradley M2A3 IFV

Industry teams led by BAE Systems and General Dynamics have submitted bids to the U.S. Army for a competitive program to replace the branch's Bradley infantry fighting vehicle platform. The two companies separately confirmed plans to join the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle competition nearly six months after Rheinmetall's U.S. subsidiary unveiled its own team that will pursue the OMFV program.

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Five Contractors Shortlisted for Australian Maritime UAS Requirement

Naval drone

Australia has downselected BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon Technologies, Textron Systems and the Insitu subsidiary of Boeing for the next phase of the country's program to buy maritime-based unmanned aircraft systems. All five contractors are eligible to pursue block one of a maritime UAS continuous development project called SEA 129 Phase 5, the Australian defense department said Tuesday.

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Textron Releases Initial Navy Ship-to-Shore Connector Vehicles

Ship-to-Shore Connector

Textron Systems has deployed two new air-cushion vehicles to the sea after a series of acceptance trials with the U.S. Navy. Ship-to-Shore Connector Craft 100 and Landing Craft Air Cushion 101 took the final leg of the vessels' trip to the Panama City, Florida-based Naval Surface Warfare Center after departure from a company-run shipyard in New Orleans, Textron said Wednesday.

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