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A New Israeli Sandcat Spoted in Paris

Israel's Plasan is showcasing a new model of the Sandcat light armored vehicle at Eurosatory 2016. Two versions of the vehicle are on display here: the Sandcat Stormer, shown in an ISR version, and a light combat vehicle carrying Rafael's Samson remote weapon station (RWS), mounting a machine gun, Spike missiles and optronics.

Eurosatory 2016: Lynx, a New, Tracked, Medium Weight AFV Debut

Rheinmetall unveilled today the Lynx, its latest tracked combat vehicle at the Eurosatory defense exhibition in Paris. The new vehicle is one of two models developed by the German company, positioned as an independently developped, tracked combat system positioned primarily to compete in export markets.

Turreted Ajax Unveiled at DSEI

London, U.K. – General Dynamics UK has today unveiled the turreted AJAX prototype platform (formerly known as SCOUT SV) at DSEI 2015. The company displayed...

GDLS, Thales team to offer new wheeled armored vehicles to Australia,

General Dynamics Land Systems and Thales Australia are teaming to bid to the Australian Defence Land 400 Phase 2 - Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability (MCRC) Request For Tender. The Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle (CRV) fleet will support seven mission roles identified within the LAND 400 Operational Concept Document (OCD). The Australian tender seek a military-off-the-shelf (MOTS) based capability, and maximise Australian industry content. Through-Life Support for the MCRC is being acquired under a collateral contract. First delivery of the CRV is expected in 2020 with first unit achieving initial operational capability (IOC) three years later.

Increasing lethality for the Bradley

A Bradley fighting vehicle up-gunned with ATK XM813 30mm cannon integrated into a Kongsberg MCT-30 Remote Turret was recently demonstrated in fire at Fort Benning, GA. The new 30-mm cannon is intended to replace the 25-mm M242, giving vehicles greater firepower.

French MOD qualifies a heavier VBCI armoured fighting vehicle

A heavier, up armoured variant French VBCI armoured infantry combat vehicle has been qualified by the French Armament procurement agency (DGA), increasing the gross...

The Puma armoured infantry fighting vehicle making its Paris debut following...

The German PSM group, the manufacturer of the Puma armoured infantry fighting vehicle is displaying this armored vehicle at the Eurosatory exhibition following a successful series of tests demonstrating the vehicle's performance under extreme climatic conditions. Last year the Puma has undergone hot, dry testing in the UAE 2013, which followed the cold weather testing in Norway in 2012

Indonesia Orders 156 Refurbished Armored Fighting Vehicles from Germany for €216...

The Indonesian Ministry of Defence has contracted with the German Rheinmetall Group to supply it with tracked armoured vehicles, logistical support and ammunition worth...

Eurosatory 2012 – a Compass for the 
Global AFV Market

Defense Update provides an insight into the armored fighting vehicle market trends expected to highlight the upcoming Eurosatory 2012 defense expo. Is there a future for main battle tanks? what are the growth areas? Can platforms become lighter?

Israeli Company Debut ‘Stealth Armor’ Making Vehicles ‘Disappear’

Israel’s thermal stealth innovator Eltics unveiled today a short video depicting the results of recent tests where large thermal panels installed on a Land Rover Defender vehicle managed to eliminate the vehicle’s thermal signature, totally masking the vehicle from the thermal sight’s display.

Armored Fighting Vehicles at Eurosatory 2010

Armored fighting vehicles and vehicle protection technologies were among the main highlights of the recent Eurosatory 2010 defense exhibition held in Paris, June 14-18,...

Proposals are in for FRES -SV

General Dynamics and BAE Systems have both submitted bids to provide the British Army's next generation of reconnaissance Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV). The winner...

Gates take aim at EFV

The U.S. Defense Department will take a "hard look" at whether the U.S. Marine Corps' really needs the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) being developed...