Thursday, August 5, 2021

Army

BAE Systems reveals new details about its OMFV concept

U.K. aerospace giant BAE Systems released more details about its concept of the U.S. Army's Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV). The OMFV project is a key element of the U.S. Army’s Next-Generation Combat Vehicle modernization effort aims to...

U.S. Army picks five teams to make digital concept designs for the OMFV

The U.S. Army has chosen five teams to compete for the Concept Design Phase of the future Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle program, the service announced July 23. According to a press release from Army released on Friday, the...

U.S. Army’s newest tracked vehicle undergoing rigorous testing in Arizona

The Bae systems Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) is now undergoing rigorous testing at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona. A post from the Yuma Proving Ground's official Twitter account has revealed that AMPVs are undergoing reliability, availability, and maintainability testing...

Blighter to provide target acquisition radars for combat vehicles

British designer and manufacturer of electronic-scanning radars and surveillance solutions Blighter has announced that it has been selected to provide a minimum of 25 target acquisition radars for a fleet of Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs). According to a...

Germany’s Leifeld refused to supply high-tech equipment to Ukraine

Germany Leifeld, located in Ahlen, refused to supply Ukraine with high-technology equipmen, the director of the LUCH Design Bureau said. Oleg Korostelov, director of leading Ukrainian defense company, said during a "Effective industry for defense" event July 16...

Bundeswehr to receive laser light modules from Rheinmetall

German defense company Rheinmetall announced Thursday it plans to supply laser light modules for the German armed forces. According to a Rheinmetall news release, Bundeswehr has selected the company to supply up to 130,000 laser light modules. To begin with,...

U.S. Armed Forces awards contract to Saab for more MAAWS ammunition

Swedish defense company Saab announced on Monday that the U.S. Army has awarded the company with a new contract to produce an additional Multi-Role Anti-Armor Anti-Personnel Weapons System (MAAWS) ammunition. According to a company news release, the order...

Russia shows its new S-500 air defense system in action

The Russian Ministry of Defense has released video footage that showing the test launch of the newest S-500 surface-to-air missile system. For the first time, the Russian military reveals its new air defense system based on a 10-wheel drive military...

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