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CAMEL Helps Designers Make Vehicles ‘Safe for Combat’

The Concept for Advanced Military Explosion-Mitigation Land (CAMEL) is a concept vehicle demonstrating 'Occupant Centric Platform' (OCP) concepts. A 30 ton class 8x8 troop carrier, CAMEL is designed to safely and securely transport nine troops and two crew members with a goal to reduce combat vehicle casualties well below 50 percent, compared to current combat vehicles.

Ricardo establishes a specialized US Based defense unit

Ricardo is establishing a specialized defense unit - Ricardo Defense Systems (RDS) - to be located at its existing Detroit Technology Campus in Van Buren Township, Michigan. Completing the extensive approval process required for a Special Security Agreement with the USA, enabling the company to expand its role in the US defence market. The company said it is backing the move with the necessary investments in people, processes, and facilities.

A view from the past, a look into the future

As the US Army is assessing future technologies that could maintain or increase the Brigade Combat Team's (BCT) overmatch, improve operational capability and reducing the logistical tail required for continued operation, BAE Systems presented at AUSA its vision of the Army's future technological thrust

Photo Report: Armored vehicles on the move – DVD’ 14

The UK’s biggest military vehicle demonstration, Defence Vehicle Dynamics (DVD), has got underway in Bedfordshire yesterday, giving visitors an insight into the vast array of equipment used by the British Army.

Watergen serves cold refreshment for French VBCIs

The French Army plans to equip its new VBCI armoured infantry fighting vehicles with such systems. The Israeli company Watergen was selected to provide atmospheric water generators and water-treatment units that will extract water from the vehicle's air conditioning systems

Forces from the UK, Denmark and Estonia Form Safe Corridor for...

British, Estonian and Danish troops have provided a protective screen in the South Afghan desert to allow US forces to safely redeploy from bases...

Searching New Home for 13,000 MRAPs

While pentagon planners are hoping to save money by scrapping thousands of mine resistant armor protected (MRAP) vehicles bought only few years ago for...

Belarus eyes Vietnam, Laos for arms export growth

In recent years Vietnam has become a growing market for Eastern and Western defense exporters seeking to offset their declining domestic sales by attracting...

‘International Armoured Vehicles 2013’ Offers Live Demonstrations of Combat Vehicles

International Armoured Vehicles 2013 is launching a live dynamic vehicle experience at the Long Valley Test Track, enabling manufacturers to demonstrate their vehicles dynamically, travelling through realistic terrains and over obstacles, providing for an enhanced live experience.

Eurosatory 2012 Photo Report & Dynamic Demonstration

The BMP-T represents a unique Russian concept that evolved from the Second Chechnian campaign. This massive vehicle carries multiple and redundant weapons, facilitating reliable...

World Debut for the Trophy Light

Above: The second generation Trophy system is designed for medium weight vehicles. It is seen here on a Piranha 3 vehicle which has also...

Rheinmetall Displays RPG-Protected Cabin for the HX2 High Mobility Truck

Above:Rheinmetall-HX2 showing the cabin RPG protection by flexible net and slat armor. A more advanced active defense system is also suggested for this application....

Panhard Innovate with the CRAB

Above: Panhard CRAB. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update Following a long tradition of supplying light armored vehicles for recce and patrol, Panhard is unveiling at Eurosatory 2012...

Eurosatory 2012: Oshkosh Defense Demonstrates MEDEVAC M-ATV

Above: M-ATV Tactical Ambulance, participating here at the Eurosatory live demonstration. Photo: Tamir Eshel, Defense-Update // // In service with US forces in Afghanistan since 2009, the...