Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Army

Pentagon to release $150 million in military aid to Ukraine

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Friday a new $150 million package for the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI) that includes training, equipment, and advisory efforts to help Ukraine’s forces preserve the country’s territorial integrity, secure...

Ukraine to unveil new fighting vehicle during military exhibition In Kyiv

Ukrainian defense contractor, the Corporation UkrInnMash, is to unveil a prototype of a new infantry fighting vehicle during the Arms and Security 2021. UkrInnMash has taken the opportunity at the Arms and Security exhibition that will hold in Kyiv...

U.S. Army moves on to the next phase of next-gen artillery system program

The United States Army moves on to the next phase of its Mobile Howitzer System development program, after awarding a new contract to AM General for two Hawkeye self-propelled howitzers. About a month earlier, AM General announced that...

Ukrainian anti-tank missile show phenomenal accuracy during demo

The State Kyiv Design Bureau LUCH, a leading Ukrainian defense company, took shots from its anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) systems and hit their intended targets with phenomenal accuracy, during a demonstration at ht military range in the...

British military awards contract to Elbit Systems for XACT night vision goggles

Elbit Systems UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., announced on Tuesday that it has been awarded an approximately $16.2 million (£11.5 million) contract by the UK Ministry of Defense to provide XACT Night Vision Goggles...

U.S. Army researchers help to end reliance on a single source for military grade carbon

The U.S. Army has announced that its researchers helped to and helped develop a new qualifying standard for military grade carbon used in gas masks and protective filters, eliminating U.S. reliance on a single source for this critical...

U.S. Army awards hybrid contract to Mayvin to support special forces

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on Monday an agreement worth about $95 million with Mayvin, though details of the contract were not disclosed. The contract award from U.S. Army Contracting Command enables the company to support research,...

Airbus wins $119M deal to support U.S. Army UH-72 helicopter

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense Inc., part of Airbus Group, received an additional $119,8 million to continue logistics support services for the UH-72 Lakota helicopter, the Defense Department announced this week. The deal, which was a modification to...

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