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Armored Trucks and MPVs at Eurosatory 2012

Mine protected vehicles and armored trucks were always one of the hallmarks at Eurosatory. This year Rheinmetall Defense is showcasing an advanced version of the...

Where are the MRAP Going?

With missions in Iraq completed and Afghanistan drawing down, the Army hasn’t decided what to do with these monsters, available in many variants, from the massive Cougar to the all-terrain vehicle M-ATV, some are torn out by years of harsh service, others brand new, as they haven’t travelled a mile yet.

Indian Truck Makers Line Up to Renew Thousands of Military Vehicles

The Indian Army has a fleet of more than 150,000 vehicles. The services buy around 7,000 new trucks every year, a volume attracting commercial vehicle manufacturers to invest in meeting peculiar military standards. This year at DefExpo 2012, traditional truck manufacturers Tata Motors and Ashok Leyland were joined by the new competitor Asia Motor Works, each taking aim at specific segments of this huge market.

Indian Police Reserve Suffer Heavy Casualties from Multiple IED Attacks

Naxal Maoist insurgents stepping up their attacks on Indian security forces. IED attacks in the last 48 hours have claimed the lives of 18 members of Indian Police Forces (Jawans) and Special Police Officers (SPO).

Oshkosh Provides Underbody Protection for HEMTT A4

Oshkosh Defense was awarded the first U.S. Army order for 400 underbody armor protection kits for the Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck (HEMTT) A4 vehicles, along with a delivery contract for additional (15) Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) wreckers, supporting troops operating in Afghanistan. The total value of these orders is about $38 million.

KMW to Deliver 20 Dingo-2 Vehicles to Equip Norwegian Forces in...

The Norwegian Army has ordered 20 Dingo 2 vehicles to equip its forces operating as part of NATO forces in Afghanistan (ISAF). The manufacturer,...

Casspir IV – Denel Introduces A Modern Version for the Legendary...

31 years after pioneering mine protection for vehicles with the first Casspir Mine Protected Vehicle (MPV) Denel unveiled today a new version of South...

Paramount Unveils Mbombe, a New 6×6 IFV, Pioneering a New Mine...

Paramount unveiled today the Mbombe at the African Aerospace and Defense 2010 (AAD) Expo. Mbombe is a 6x6 Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) implementing a...

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,...

Three Indian Teams Unveil Mine Protected Vehicles, Anticipating a Growing Local...

Several teams headed by Indian largest vehicle manufacturers Tata Motors, Ashok Leyland and Mahindra and Mahindra are introducing Mine Protected Vehicle in anticipation of...

BAE Systems’ RG-33 Selected for US Army MMPV

BAE Systems has been selected by the U.S. Army to be the sole producer of the new Medium Mine Protected Vehicle (MMPV), and has been...

British Medium Protected Patrol Vehicle (MPPV) Program

Armored vehicles at DSEi 07: Following the introduction of the heavily protected Mastiff armored vehicles, the British MOD plans to field, by 2009, 180 additional...

Protector 4×4 Highly Protected Medium Vehicles

Protected Vehicles Inc. introduced at Modern Day Marine 2007 a lightweight 4x4 mine-protected armored vehicle designed to replace up-armored HMMWVs for high threat missions....

Cheetah Mine Protected Utility Vehicle (MUV/R)

Cheetah, formerly known as MUV/R is a 4x4 light armored protected vehicle designed for reconnaissance, forward command and control, and urban operations. The vehicle...
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