Oshkosh Defense has been selected by the US Army to participate in OMFV program.
UK to gain from latest Javelin engineering support contract
The Javelin JV between Lockheed Martin and Raytheon has obtained an $8.6 million contract modification from US Army Contracting Command to engineering support services for the anti-tank weapon.
Work will take place in Arizona with estimated completion in mid-February 2023.
Shephard Defence Insight notes that Javelin CLUs and FGM-148 missiles have been produced for the US Army, USMC and 19 export customers, including France and the UK — indeed, the latest contract includes FMS funding for the latter.
The Javelin system comprises a reusable Command Launch Unit (CLU) with a built-in-test, and a modular missile encased in a disposable launch tube assembly. The system also includes training devices for tactical training and classroom training.
Raytheon makes the missile guidance electronic unit, system software and system engineering management. Lockheed Martin is responsible for the missile seeker, engineering and assembly.
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.