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General Dynamics UK Wins British FRES-SV Contract

The British Ministry of Defence has selected the UK division of General Dynamics (GDUK) to provide the Future Rapid Effect System (FRES) Scout Vehicles,...

BAE Systems Unveils the New CV-90 Recce Candidate for MOD FRES-SV...

BAE Systems unveiled the latest version of the CV-90 medium weight, tracked armored vehicle at the International Armored Vehicles exhibition last week in London. The demonstrator...

FRES-SV, Warrior Upgrades Likely to be a ‘Winner Takes All’ Match

Two major armored vehicle acquisition programs running in parallel in the UK are nearing critical milestones in the upcoming months. With the Scout Vehicle...

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...

British MOD Evaluates Foreign Designs for the FRES Scout Vehicle

The British Ministry of Defence (MoD) has accelerated the processing of a new contract to procure about 600 armored vehicles as part of the...

British MOD Calls for Rapid Replacement for Scimitar CVR(T)

BAE Systems Global Combat Systems and General Dynamics (UK) are the two companies invited by the British Ministry of Defence to team with the...

Future rapid Effects Systems – FRES

Following disagreement about the ownership of the Piranha V design, between the UK MOD and General Dynamics UK, which was selected to supply the...

Britain Selects Piranha V for Future FRES Utility Platform

In May 2008 Britain selected the Piranha V vehicle platform, as the Provisional Preferred Bidder for Utility Vehicle Design for its Future Rapid Effect System (FRES)...

Missiles and Fire Support at DESi – 2007

Missiles at DSEi 07: Among the missile programs at DSEi 07, Defense Update picked some of the most recent developments in the air/ground and surface-to-air...

Active Protection Systems Are Maturing

Armored vehicles at DSEi 07: DSEi 07 proved a fertile ground for active protection systems (APS) manufacturers. At least three products were on display, more discussed unofficially...

WLIP – Warrior Lethality Improvement Program

Armored vehicles at DSEi 07: The British MOD has set a higher priority for the modernization and upgrading 449 of its 786 Warrior Infantry Fighting...

Future Rapid Effects Systems (FRES) Program Update

Armored vehicles at DSEi 07: With a potential value of £16 billion and a potential through-life cost of £50 billion, Future Rapid Effects Systems (FRES) is the...

Defense Update from DESi – 2007

Armored vehicles at DSEi 07: While British forces are pulled out of the conflict zone in Iraq, the UK Ministry of Defence is not resting...

British Army Evaluates Boxer, VBCI and Pirhana FRES Utility Variant

The British Ministry of Defense (MoD) Future Rapid Effect System (FRES) program office is conducting evaluation trials of three wheeled armored vehicles considered for...
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