New News information at Army Technology New and updated information from News listed on www.army-technology.com http://www.army-technology.com/ en-us http://www.army-technology.com/ New News information at Army Technology http://www.army-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Nexter to supply 8x8 Caesar artillery systems to Danish Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnexter-to-supply-8x8-caesar-artillery-systems-to-danish-army-5822694 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnexter-to-supply-8x8-caesar-artillery-systems-to-danish-army-5822694 Nexter has secured a contract from the Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) to supply CAmion Equipé d’un Système d’ARtillerie (Caesar) artillery systems to the Danish Army. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT JGO trains Ukrainian military in landmine action quality management http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsjgo-trains-ukrainian-military-in-landmine-action-quality-management-5824464 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsjgo-trains-ukrainian-military-in-landmine-action-quality-management-5824464 US-based establishment Janus Global Operations (JGO) has completed a quality management training project for Ukrainian military. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Army failed to track $1bn arms transfer to Iraq and Kuwait, claims Amnesty International http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-fails-to-track-transfer-of-1bn-worth-of-arms-says-amnesty-international-5824208 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-army-fails-to-track-transfer-of-1bn-worth-of-arms-says-amnesty-international-5824208 The US Army has failed to monitor the transfer of arms and other military equipment worth more than $1bn to Iraq and Kuwait, Amnesty International reported citing a 2016 US Department of Defense (DoD) audit. Wed, 24 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Lockheed conducts sixth flight test of US Army's modernised TACMS http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-conducts-sixth-flight-test-of-us-armys-modernised-tacms-5822918 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-conducts-sixth-flight-test-of-us-armys-modernised-tacms-5822918 Lockheed Martin has successfully completed the sixth consecutive flight test of its modernised tactical missile system (TACMS), which was developed for the US Army. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Raytheon and Air Affairs Australia to expand EW training of ADF personnel http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-air-affairs-australia-to-expand-ew-training-of-adf-personnel-5822912 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsraytheon-air-affairs-australia-to-expand-ew-training-of-adf-personnel-5822912 Raytheon Australia has partnered with Air Affairs Australia to expand the country's electronic warfare (EW) training services for Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK threat level raised to critical after Manchester Arena attack http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-threat-level-raised-to-critical-after-manchester-arena-attack-5822794 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsuk-threat-level-raised-to-critical-after-manchester-arena-attack-5822794 UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the threat level to the UK has been raised from severe to critical. Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT North Korea launches Pukguksong-2 medium-range missile http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorth-korea-launches-pukguksong-2-medium-range-missile-5820630 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsnorth-korea-launches-pukguksong-2-medium-range-missile-5820630 North Korea has reportedly test fired a medium-range missile in Pukchang County in South Phyongan province. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT US and Saudi Arabia sign $110bn arms deal http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-and-saudi-arabia-sign-110bn-worth-arms-deal-5821369 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-and-saudi-arabia-sign-110bn-worth-arms-deal-5821369 US President Donald J. Trump and King Salman bin Abd al-Aziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia have signed a $110bn arms deal, which is expected to support the Middle East nation’s defence needs. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Suicide bomb blast at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester kills 22 people http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssuicide-bomb-blast-at-ariana-grande-concert-in-manchester-kills-22-people-5821453 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newssuicide-bomb-blast-at-ariana-grande-concert-in-manchester-kills-22-people-5821453 A suicide bomb blast in the city of Manchester, England, killed at least 22 people and injured more than 50. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT DALO receives first Piranha wheeled armoured vehicle from GDELS http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdalo-receives-first-piranha-wheeled-armoured-vehicle-from-gdels-5820515 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdalo-receives-first-piranha-wheeled-armoured-vehicle-from-gdels-5820515 The Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO) has taken delivery of the first Piranha wheeled armoured vehicle from General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS). Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Germany’s BAAINBw contracts Safran to support NH90 helicopters http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgermanys-baainbw-contracts-safran-to-support-nh90-helicopters-rtm322-engines-5820507 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsgermanys-baainbw-contracts-safran-to-support-nh90-helicopters-rtm322-engines-5820507 Safran Helicopter Engines has secured a contract to maintain the RTM322 engines that power around 100 German military NH90 tactical transport helicopters. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Australian Army receives first batch of new trucks and trailers from Rheinmetall http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-army-receives-first-batch-of-trucks-and-trailers-from-rheinmetall-5818658 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsaustralian-army-receives-first-batch-of-trucks-and-trailers-from-rheinmetall-5818658 The Australian Army’s 7th Brigade has taken delivery of the first batch of trucks and trailers from Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Australia, as part of a contract awarded to the company in 2013. Sun, 21 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Deals this week: Oshkosh Defense, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Boeing http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeal-this-week-oshkosh-defense-general-atomics-aeronautical-systems-boeing-5817268 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsdeal-this-week-oshkosh-defense-general-atomics-aeronautical-systems-boeing-5817268 Oshkosh Defense has secured a $90.88m contract to supply recapitalised family of heavy tactical vehicles (FHTVs) to the US Army. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Jacobs to provide engineering support services to US Army http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsjacobs-to-provide-engineering-support-services-to-us-army-5817232 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsjacobs-to-provide-engineering-support-services-to-us-army-5817232 Jacobs Engineering Group has been contracted to provide engineering support services to the US Army and other Department of Defense (DoD) agencies. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Report: Global military infrastructure and logistics market to witness stable growth http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsreport-global-military-infrastructure-and-logistics-market-to-witness-stable-growth-5818563 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsreport-global-military-infrastructure-and-logistics-market-to-witness-stable-growth-5818563 The global military infrastructure and logistics market is anticipated to reach $51.8bn by 2027, marking a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.21%, according to a report by Strategic Defence Intelligence (SDI). Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Lockheed develops new exoskeleton to help soldiers carry heavy equipment loads http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-develops-new-exoskeleton-to-increase-mobility-load-carrying-capability-of-soldiers-5817191 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newslockheed-develops-new-exoskeleton-to-increase-mobility-load-carrying-capability-of-soldiers-5817191 Lockheed Martin has developed a new exoskeleton that helps soldiers carry heavy equipment packs, by reducing the overstress on the lower back and legs. Thu, 18 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT US Treasury extends sanctions over Iran's ballistic missile programme http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-treasury-extends-sanctions-over-irans-ballistic-missile-programme-5817926 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsus-treasury-extends-sanctions-over-irans-ballistic-missile-programme-5817926 The US Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has sanctioned two senior Iranian defence officials for supporting Iran's ballistic missile programme. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Rheinmetall and Supashock to develop suspension and load handling system for military trucks http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrheinmetall-supashock-to-develop-suspension-load-handling-system-for-military-trucks-5817598 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsrheinmetall-supashock-to-develop-suspension-load-handling-system-for-military-trucks-5817598 Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles (RMMV) has teamed up with Australia's Supashock to develop military suspension and integrated intelligent load handling system for its range of military trucks. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Orbital ATK wins US Army contracts to produce large-calibre training ammunition http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsorbital-atk-wins-us-army-contracts-to-produce-large-calibre-training-ammunition-5815779 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsorbital-atk-wins-us-army-contracts-to-produce-large-calibre-training-ammunition-5815779 Orbital ATK has secured contracts, totalling $53m, from the US Army for large-calibre training ammunition. Wed, 17 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT Oshkosh to recapitalise US Army's fleet of heavy tactical vehicles for $165m http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsoshkosh-to-recapitalise-us-armys-fleet-of-heavy-tactical-vehicles-for-165m-5816210 http://www.army-technology.com/news/newsoshkosh-to-recapitalise-us-armys-fleet-of-heavy-tactical-vehicles-for-165m-5816210 Oshkosh Defense has received orders worth a combined $165m from the US Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) to modernise the army's fleet of heavy tactical vehicles. Tue, 16 May 2017 23:00:00 GMT