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News - "Austrian Army"

  • Training

    Significant improvements introduced to Austrian Army training

    13th April 2022

    The Austrian Army's use of its new Small Arms Tactical Trainers is expected to help make training more valuable and relevant.

  • Land Warfare

    Ajax risk to British Army (Analysis)

    8th June 2021

    The leak of parts of a UK government Infrastructure and Projects Authority (IPA) report on the British Army’s Ajax reconnaissance armoured vehicle programme has raised questions about the ability to deliver the family of platforms and what it means for the Army’s future force structure.

  • Training

    Spanish Army boosts armoured training

    15th February 2021

    Spain is enhancing its distributed network of armoured fighting vehicle simulators with the addition of 28 devices for the Pizarro IFV.

  • Defence Helicopter

    Leonardo secures lucrative AW169M order from Austria

    25th September 2020

    Leonardo has beaten off stiff competition from Airbus and Bell to win a €300 million ($349 million) contract for 18 AW169M multirole helicopters from Austria. …

  • Digital Battlespace

    DSEI 2019: Systematic introduces 3D functionality

    12th September 2019

    Danish defence company Systematic will integrate a three-dimension (3D) capability into its SitaWare Edge command and control (C2) solution, officials have disclosed to Shephard at …

  • Land Warfare

    No plans for additional order of Austrian BvS10s

    10th July 2019

    As the first fleet of 32 Austrian BvS10 all-terrain vehicles (ATV) edge towards Initial Operational Capability (IOC) doubts have been cast as to whether there will …

  • Training

    ITEC 2019: eSim Games upgrades Austrian Leopard 2 tank simulator (video)

    15th May 2019

    Nils Hinrichsen, director of eSim Games talks to Shephard through the Leopard 2 gunnery simulator hardware and software upgrades for the Austrian Army, together with Diehl …

  • Training

    ITEC 2019: Walls on tour

    1st May 2019

    Following its presence at Enforce Tac in Nürnberg, Germany in March, Survitec has decided to take its inflatable walls training system (IWTS) on a year-long …

  • Training

    I/ITSEC 2018: Medical sim from Saab

    29th November 2018

    Over the past two years Saab Training has introduced a number of innovative apps that have been designed to enhance live training. Prefaced WE, standing …

  • Land Warfare

    IDEB 2018: Austria concludes winter BvS10 trials

    17th May 2018

    The Austrian Army has concluded winter trials of BAE Systems’ BvS10 ahead of serial production. The first army trials have been completed following the announcement …

  • Land Warfare

    Austria completes Pandur EVO blast trials

    22nd February 2018

    The Austrian Army has completed ballistic and mine protection testing for its new Pandur EVO 6x6 armoured vehicle, ahead of an expected handover later this year. …

  • Land Warfare

    Israeli military technology discovered in Kuwait, despite ban

    9th January 2018

    The Kuwaiti armed forces have been found to be using Israeli military technology, despite the Arab country not recognising the Jewish state and imposing a …

  • Training

    I/ITSEC 2017: Rheinmetall enters command staff training market

    27th November 2017

    Rheinmetall is presenting Osiris, its command and staff training system for the first time at I/ITSEC 2017. Better known for its live training solutions, such as …

  • Land Warfare

    Latvia receives first Austrian howitzers

    2nd October 2017

    Latvia has received its first examples of second-hand M109 self-propelled howitzers from Austria, as part of an agreement signed between the two countries in April. …

  • Land Warfare

    Latvia close to M109 purchase

    21st March 2017

    Latvia is just weeks away from finalising an agreement with the Austrian government for the acquisition of second hand self-propelled howitzers.Acquisition of these guns marks …

Results from Defence Insight

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    German Army Aviation School

    CAE is the prime contractor for the German Army’s Night-Time Low-Level Flight Training Facility, commonly known as the German Army Aviation School, at Bückeburg. This ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    US Army AVCATT PDSS

    L3Harris Technologies is prime contractor for the US Army’s Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT) Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) programme. L3Harris Technologies is responsible ...

  • Land: mission management systems

    Comm@nder Army

    Comm@nder Army is an integrated C4I system suitable for use in command post operational environments (infrastructure, shelter-based), providing specialised application services from the HQ of ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    British Army Apache Training Facilities

    Aviation Training International (ATIL) – a Leonardo Helicopters/Boeing joint venture formed in 1998 - was selected to provide the attack helicopter training service to the ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    ROC Army UH-60M OFT

    L3 Link (now L3Harris Technologies) gained ready-for-training certification in 2015 on two UH-60M OFT delivered to the Taiwan Army. These training devices are similar to ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    Australian Army S-70 Training System

    The Australian Army S-70A-9 Black Hawk is a turnkey programme including a full flight and mission simulator (FF&MS;), building, facilities and maintenance support. This CAE-built ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    German Army CH-53 Simulator Upgrades

    In 2011, CAE completed major upgrades on two CAE-built CH-53 full mission simulators operated at the German Army Aviation School at Bückeburg. Airbus Helicopters has ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    US Army Flight School XXI OFT/RCTD

    L3Harris Technologies is a major subcontractor to CSC on the US Army’s Flight School XXI (FSXXI) programme. L3Harris Technologies has built or is under contract ...

  • Major networking projects

    Army BCT Modernisation Program Increment 1

    The US Army brigade combat team (BCT) modernisation strategy will build a mix of mobile, networked BCTs that can gain leverage from mobility, protection, information ...

  • Air: helicopter flight simulators

    ROK Army AH-1 and S-70 Training Devices

    CAE designed two training devices for the Republic of Korea Army (ROKA) – an AH-1 Cobra WST and an S-70 Black Hawk OF). The WST ...

  • APCs/IFVs - tracked

    ASCOD CBP IFV

    GDELS unveiled a new variant of its tracked ASCOD (Austrian Spanish Cooperative Development) IFV based on the new Common Base Platform (CBP) at the June ...

  • Medium mortars

    M8 81mm Mortar

    Hirtenberger developed the M8 to meet the requirements of the Austrian Army. Available in different barrel lengths, the system is equipped with a digital fire ...

  • Towed mortars

    M12 120mm Mortar

    Hirtenberger developed the M12 in collaboration with the Austrian Army. It has been in service with the country since 1985. The M12 is available in ...

  • Land: RWS

    WS4 Panther

    The WS4 Panther RWS can be equipped with a 7.62mm medium machine gun, a 50cal heavy machine gun or a 40mm automatic grenade launcher. It ...

  • Tanks

    SK-105

    The SK-105 is a light tank designed to meet an Austrian Army requirement for a compact, manoeuvrable tank destroyer capable of operating in Austria's mountainous ...