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LAAD 2015: Expanding Brazil’s wheeled armored vehicle family
LAAD 2015 Report: Armored vehicles and protection systems
Bradley based armored vehicles to replace M113s in US Army service
The U.S. Army has awarded BAE Systems $1.2 billion contract develop and produce Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles (AMPV) based on Bradley chassis to replace the 50 year old M-113 Armored Personnel Carriers that haved served the army since the Vietnam War. The contract worth $1.2 billion (with options) will fund the production of 318 vehicles.
Norwegian Battle-Lab Drive M-113 Via Oculus Rift Augmented Reality Goggles
The Norwegian Army is evaluating the use of commercial off the shelf (COTS) augmented reality goggles, enabling troops to look through the armour protecting their vehicles. In a recent test troops were able to drive an M-113 armoured personnel carrier using the Oculus Rift gaming-goggles.
CV-90 Armadillo Begin Field Evaluations in Denmark
The Danish Army has received five Armadillo type armored infantry fighting vehicles for testing. The Armadillo is one of several options considered by the Danish Army. Tests are expected to continue through the summer, leading to final selection in February 2014.
JLTV Programs Enters the Final Phase
Preparing for the next phase in the Joint Light Tactical vehicle (JLTV) program, the U.S. Army Tacom Life Cycle Management Command in Warren Michigan gathered five bids yesterday, for the upcoming 27 month Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) phase.
IMI Introduces the “Urban Fighter” Upgraded, Up-armored M-113
Encountering significant threats in its theatre of operations, the IDF formulated an armored vehicles roadmap that will secure its forces the levels of mobility...
Up-Armored HUMVEE (UAH)
Start < Page 3 of 4 > As the most popular tactical vehicle today, the M998 HUMMWV (dubbed Humvee) is currently used with many armies. However,...
Hybrid Electric Drives (HED) For Armored Fighting vehicles
Start < Page 5 of 6 > A first hybrid-electric tracked armored vehicle developed by the U.S. Army’s National Automotive Center and BAE Systems (formerly United...
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....
M-113 Upgrading & Modernization Program
A different approach was implemented by the IDF with the preparation of the M-113 APC to engage in low intensity conflict. The current vehicle...
IDF M-113 Upgrading Program
Remote Control Weapon Station -Israel Military Industries At LIC-2004 Israel Military Industries unveiled a new design of a remotely controlled weapon station, designed for installation...
An example of mine protection was demonstrated by GIAT with KPAM kit, designed for the M-113. The vehicle can be equipped with blast mitigation...
IDF Vehicle Protection Program
In order to reduce the exposure of its troops to attack by small arms, demolition charges and anti-tank weapons, the IDF is currently operating...