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France to invest €330 million upgrading 218 Leclerc Main Battle Tanks

The French Defence Procurement Agency (DGA) notified Nexter Systems of the Leclerc tank renovation contract. This order constitutes the third operation launched by the French Ministry of Defence under the SCORPION programme intended to modernise the French Army's contact forces.

French Defense awards Scorpion development contracts worth €752 million

The French ministry of Defense has awarded a development and production contract worth €752 million. Follow-on production of nearly 2,000 armoured vehicles will cost additional €4.2 billion, built jointly by Nexter, Renault Trucks Defense and Thales under the GME consortium.

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.

Scramble? Quiet! We are sleeping

Recent incursions of civil and military aircraft into neighboring airspace has highlighted the state of alert maintained by different nations, and raised once again the validity of the huge investments countries are spending in acquiring military capabilities, if they do not provide the means to maintain these capabilities at reasonable state of readiness

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...

France’s Mars Industry Consortium Selected for Scorpion Architecture Design

The French Ministry of Defense announced the selection of an industry group comprising Thales, Sagem and Nexter, to lead the architecture development of the...

Scorpion Exites French Combat Vehicle Industries

Above: The Sphinx armed recce vehicle from Panhard. Photo: Defense Update. Gearing for the French Army next big programs, vehicle manufacturers at Eurosatory were hopeful...

France’s Embarks on the Scorpion Land Forces Transformation

The French Ministry of Defense is expected to select the a system architecture and design team to lead the development of the transformational 'Scorpion'...

Upgraded Scorpions for the Light Dragoons

The British Army received the first improved Scorpion Combat Vehicle Reconnaissance (Tracked) CVR(T), upgraded under an Urgent Operational Requirement (UOR) preparing the light tanks...

Unmanned Systems in BOA Program

The French BOA program will include several unmanned vehicles for airborne and ground applications. Among the systems considered are Autonomous Ground Vehicles (UGV) which will be...
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