Vietnam is inducting new bridging systems able to accommodate its newest main battle tanks.
Saab signs contract for air defence system RBS 70 to Finland
Defence and security company Saab has signed a contract on further deliveries of the RBS 70 ground based air defence system to the Finnish Army. The order has a value of MSEK 260.
First deliveries of materiel are scheduled for 2011.
"This is very positive and it further proves the capability of the RBS 70 system which until now has been exported to 18 countries located on all five continents," says Tomas Samuelsson, Head of Business Area Dynamics.
Three FMS customers will obtain the M982 Excalibur 155mm guided shell.
Israeli radar will be used by the German Armed Forces for ground-based reconnaissance and area monitoring.
User feedback and technological advances have enabled enhancements to target acquisition technology but there is the potential for even more to be done.
Leonardo DRS to provide auxiliary sights for the new 120mm Advanced Multi-Purpose round.
Following the publication of its 'Key Points for the Future of the German Armed Forces' ('Eckpunkte für die Bundeswehr der Zukunft') in May, the Chief of the German Army has highlighted the cultural and material challenges his organisation faces to bring about reform.