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  • 28 June 2009

    German Army to Get Eight Wiesel 2 Vehicles

    Bundeswehr, the German federal defence and procurement agency, has ordered eight Wiesel 2 vehicles worth €54m from Düsseldorf-based Rheinmetall. The Wiesel 2 will support command operations, evacuations and transport ammunition....

  • 25 June 2009

    Finnish Army Orders Missile Defence System

    The Finnish Army has awarded a $460m (NKr3bn) contract to Kongsberg to provide a NASAMS II air defence missile system to meet the country's future medium-range air defence missile system...

  • 25 June 2009

    Australian Army’s Weapon-Locating Radar Project Makes Headway

    The Australian Army's weapon-locating radar upgrade project has achieved initial operational capability, the country's defence ministry announced. The Australian AN/TPQ-36 weapon-locating radar capability enables ground forces to locate enemy mortars,...

  • 25 June 2009

    Swedish Army to Get Armoured Modular Vehicles

    The Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV) has awarded a €240m contract to defence and aerospace technology provider Patria to provide Armoured Modular Vehicles (AMV) to Swedish Army. Under the contract,...

  • 25 June 2009

    US Army Receives Support for WIN-T from Citrix

    The US Army has received specified support from the software company Citrix Systems, which has delivered more than 1,500 of its satellite bandwidth optimisation systems. The company has delivered the...

  • 24 June 2009

    US Army Awards $125m Contract to BAE Systems

    The US Army has awarded a $124.8m contract to BAE Systems to reset, upgrade and maintain M113 combat-proven infantry vehicles, an important part of the army's heavy brigade combat teams....

  • 24 June 2009

    US Army Orders Common Remotely Operated Weapon

    The US Army has awarded a $23.5m order to Norwegian company Kongsberg as part of the common remotely operated weapon station (CROWS) framework agreement worth $1.2bn. CROWS is a joint...

  • 24 June 2009

    US Army’s Future Combat System Programme Terminated

    The US Department of Defense has released an acquisition decision memorandum (ADM) that formally terminates the army's future combat systems programme. The ADM implements decisions, taken earlier in April, related...

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