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GDLS Canada to Deliver Armored Vehicles Worth $10 Billion To Saudi-Arabia

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) Canada has won a major arms procurement contract from Saudi Arabia, for the procurement of armored vehicles worth over...

Marine Corps MPC Finally Moving Forward

Lockheed martin will soon hand over their 8x8 Havoc armored personnel carrier built by Patria, for eight months of testing and evaluation as part of the Corps' Marine Personnel carrier program. Overall, the Corps plans to field at least 700 MPCs over a period of seven years.

The Big Wheels are Rolling Again at Eurosatory 2012

The trend toward wheeled armored fighting vehicles (AFV) continues, despite vehicles becoming ever heavier. This article published in Defense-Update's Eurosatory Preview outlines the new trends reflected by the various vehicles displayed at Eurosatory 2012

GDLS to Deliver Double-V-Hull Strykers to Equip Two Brigades

General Dynamics was awarded $367 million to deliver 177 Stryker combat vehicles equipped with double-V hulls (DVHs). Combined with previous orders for DHVs, this production order will provide the U.S. Army with vehicles to equip two Stryker brigade combat teams by July 2013. GDLS delivered the first vehicle Stryker DVH in May 2011, following 14 months of development.

Switzerland Awards $20 Million SFR for IMESS Soldier Systems’ Production Engineering

On March 1 the company announced receiving a contract worth over 20 million Swiss francs from the Swiss defence procurement authority Armasuisse, for the...

GDLS Europe Introduces New Infantry Fighting Vehicles

General Dynamics Land Systems' Europe is launching the latest member of the PIRANHA family of armored wheeled vehicles, the PIRANHA 5, at Eurosatory 2010....

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)...

Elbit Contracted to fit Belgian Piranhas with 30 mm Turrets

Elbit Systems and Mowag signed a contract valued at €44.8 Million (Approximately $58 Million) to equip 138 Mowag's Pirhana III armored vehicles, destined for...

Unmanned turrets at the 2006 Eurosatory Exhibition

Elbit Systems displayed its dual-axis stabilized 30 mm cannon, recently selected by Belgium for its new MOWAG Piranha Armored Infantry Vehicle (AFV). A similar...

Bighorn 120mm Mortar System

RUAG of Switzerland have developedan autonomous, smoothbore,recoiled 120 mm mortar system, designed for installation on mobile platforms such as light APCs and trucks. Among the platforms tested were Mowag 8x8 Piranha and M-113....
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