Oshkosh Defense has been selected by the US Army to participate in OMFV program.
KMW turns to Greek company for armour sets
Greek vehicle protection specialist EODH is continuing its association with Germany-based manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), after signing a framework contract to produce armour sets.
EODH will produce armour sets for the Boxer Mechanised Infantry Vehicle for the British Army, as well as for the Leopard 2 main battle tank and Dingo 2 mine-protected vehicle with STANAG Level 4 protection.
The agreement, sealed during the DEFEA 2021 exhibition in Athens on 13-15 July, lasts for ten years (with options to extend) and is worth an estimated €100 million, EODH noted in a 14 July announcement.
It added that the deal ‘confirms the long working relationship between the two companies which is constantly expanding and being strengthened’.
An upgraded version of Dingo 2 called D-FORCE was on display at DEFEA on the EODH stand, D-FORCE includes new ASPIS armour designed by the Greek company.
According to Shephard Defence Insight, Dingo 2 operators include Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Germany, Luxembourg, Norway, Pakistan and Qatar.
Raytheon shines a light on Coyote Block 3 trial and progress on Block 2 launch system.
Surplus US M14 semi-automatic rifles have armed the Lithuanian military since the late 1990s.
As more information emerges about the problems with the Ajax armoured reconnaissance vehicle, doubts at the official, military and political level are increasing about whether it can be delivered.
Evolving air defence requirements drove the development of Lockheed Martin UK's SkyKeeper BMC4I solution.
As its existing counter-IED robots near the end of their service lives, the Australian Defence Force is looking for a mix of new innovative platforms that can replace these essential capabilities.