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09 December 2018
Industry News

Saab to merge surveillance systems and surface radar solutions units
Global company Saab has revealed plans to merge two of its business units to form a single entity next year, in order to strengthen its radar portfolio and target future market needs.

Lockheed selects IFS Applications software for $3.5bn US Army contract
Lockheed Martin has selected the supply chain and logistics software from global enterprise applications company IFS Applications to support a $3.5bn US Army contract.

Deals and M&As this week: General Dynamics, Navistar, Carolina Growler
The US State Department has approved a foreign military sale of upgrades for 162 Abrams tanks and additional equipment to the Government of Morocco at an estimated cost of $1.26bn.

US Army certifies Viasat airborne modem for WGS network
The Army Forces Strategic Command (ARSTRAT) has certified Viasat's mobile broadband router (MBR)-4020 airborne modem for operations on the US military’s Wideband Global Satellite Communications (WGS) network.

Press Releases

Marshall Wins Military Container Contract from Dutch Army
Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group will provide the next generation of containers to the Dutch Armed Forces after the company was awarded a contract worth more than £100 million by the Dutch Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO).

THIELMANN Acquires CONTek IBC-Service GmbH
THIELMANN has announced the acquisition of cleaning, maintenance and container inspectors CONTek IBC-Service GmbH.

General Dynamics Acquires Germany’s FWW Fahrzeugwerk GmbH
General Dynamics European Land Systems (GDELS) has announced the acquisition of FWW Fahrzeugwerk GmbH (FWW), a qualified maintenance and service provider for the German Army and other international customers.

APEXO Awarded Contract by France’s Ministry of the Armed Forces
APEXO Inc and its France distributor TR Equipement are proud to announce the award of a contract with the Ministère des Armées for the state-of-the-art ApexO Firing System (AFS®) ballistic simulation system.

EXPAL Systems Selected For New 81mm Mortar in Switzerland
EXPAL Systems has been selected by armasuisse for the new 81mm mortar system for the Swiss Army. This follows the “8,1cm Mortar replacement” program launched in 2015 by the Swiss Procurement Agency armasuisse, which has included a complex evaluation process of key potential suppliers, with tests and validation of the systems individually.

White Papers

Tactical Communication Systems
Vitavox provides an extensive supply of tactical communication system products for military-based applications.

ARMA 6×6 Wheeled Armoured Vehicle
ARMA is a new-generation, modular, multi-wheel armoured vehicle with superior tactical and technical features.

Rubber or Composite Runflats for Military and Off Road Vehicles
Tyron, the originators of the well filler band, have designed and developed a unique rubber runflat system for military and off road vehicles.

Heavy Duty Add-on Air Conditioning for Mining Operating Equipment
DC Airco's products operate trouble-free in hard environments ranging from hot and dirty mining applications to hot and dusty deserts. These DC powered direct current air conditioners are robust and reliable, ideal for use on vibrating vehicles.

Composite Rubber Track (CRT) and Differing Climatic Conditions
CRT has been fitted to Armoured Vehicles (AVs) since 1988 and is currently integrated on several different platforms such as M113, CV90 and BRONCO.

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