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British Army awards contract for ‘most lethal tank in Europe’

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The UK Secretary of State for Defense Rt Hon Ben Wallace MP has confirmed a £800 million ($1,1 billion) contract with Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) to build the next-generation Challenger 3 battle tank. “A multi-million-pound investment will deliver the most lethal tank in Europe and allow us to modernize our land forces,” the Defense […]

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General Dynamics produces first ACSV for Canadian Army

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The first version of a new Armoured Combat Support Vehicle (ACSV) was rolled at the General Dynamics Land Systems plant in London, Ont. A Troop Cargo Vehicle (TCV) manufactured for the Canadian Army was unveiled during a virtual event with Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan, celebrating the “roll-out” of the Armoured Combat Support Vehicle (ACSV) program’s […]

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General Dynamics Land Systems demonstrates new guided missile carrier

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General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) has unveiled a new type of AJAX combat vehicle, which features a Brimstone guided missile system. A new variant of the Ajax vehicle is called the Overwatch and developed by General Dynamics Land Systems-UK in collaboration with European missiles maker MBDA. As noted by the GDLS, the MBD’s Brimstone long-range […]

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KMW, WFEL announces new further sub-contract for British Boxer program

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KMW and WFEL announced that a further sub-contract has been awarded for the UK Boxer Mechanised Infantry Vehicle Program. According to a recent news release, Horstman UK will supply over 250 angular gear boxes and control units for the British Army’s Boxer Mechanised Infantry Vehicle program. Following rigorous supply chain evaluation, Horstman was selected to […]

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British Army to upgrade its heavy rocket launchers

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British Army is reportedly pushing ahead with plans to upgrade its multiple rocket launchers. Just this week, the British Army press release said that following a recent agreement struck with the U.S. Department of Defense, they will be embarking on a five-year program to update its M270 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS). Currently, British rocket […]

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British Armed Forces awards contract to BAE Systems for CMWS support

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Britain’s biggest defense company BAE Systems has announced that it has received a $21 million contract from the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence to support the Common Missile Warning System (CMWS) over the next four-and-a-half years. This contract ensures the continued support and sustainment of CMWS systems on various UK aircraft platforms. The award includes […]

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British tanks to receive next-generation camouflage

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The UK’s ground forces have announced that is weighing different camouflage patterns as it moves to select a new set of uniforms. According to a press release issued last month by British Army, the British Armed Forces launched the Multi-Coloured Camouflage Scheme (MCDCS) program to develop next-generation camouflage to hid big combat vehicles such as the main […]

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British Royal Air Force awards contract to Aeralis for modular aircraft

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British startup called Aeralis was selected to build the Royal Air Force’s future modular aircraft. The contract award from Royal Air Force’s Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) enables the company to design and development of future aircraft. The RCO will support the requirements and design review process to gain an understanding of how Aeralis defines the […]

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Royal Air Force Typhoon fighters strike at Daesh forces in Iraq

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The British Royal Air Force confirmed that it has carried out airstrikes against Daesh targets in Iraq using Paveway IV precision-guided bombs. According to a press release issued Thursday by Royal Air Force, the airstrikes occurred on Thursday 11th February, when two Typhoon FGR4 fighter jets were tasked to conduct the strikes against terrorists who had […]

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Royal Air Force receives its fifth Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft

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The Royal Air Force has announced that the fifth Poseidon MRA Mk.1 submarine-hunter aircraft, touched down safe and sound at RAF Lossiemouth on 2 February. As noted by the Royal Air Force, it’s the first time that an RAF Poseidon has been delivered straight from the Boeing factory, near Seattle, without making a stop en-route. […]

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