Paramount Land Systems, a subsidiary of Paramount Group, the global aerospace and technology company, has announced two orders totaling 50 vehicles for its newly unveiled, Maatla 4×4 Light Protected Vehicle (LPV), during the African Aerospace and Defence Expo (AAD 2022) in Tshwane, South Africa. In entering the Light Protected Vehicle market with its new multi-role...

British defence vehicle developer Supacat has delivered the first tranche of upgraded British Army Fuchs/Fox CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) surveillance and reconnaissance vehicles to Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL). As part of an overall £16m UK MOD contract awarded to RBSL in October 2020 to upgrade and sustain the British Army’s fleet...

SVI Engineering, a specialized manufacturer of armoured products, has used the Africa Aerospace and Defence Show (AAD2022) to reveal the latest addition to its growing range of versatile bullet-resistant vehicles: the Max 3 Six-Wheeler. Like the standard version of the Max 3, this new variant is built on Toyota’s trusty Land Cruiser 79 chassis and likewise retains the...

During the NATO Days 2022 in Ostrava, Czech Republic, BAE Systems unveiled its latest generation of CV90, the CV9035/50 Mk IV fitted with the new D-series turret armed with a 35mm automatic cannon which can be upgraded to a 50mm caliber. The CV9035/50 was presented for the first time during the edition 2021 of DSEI, an international defense exhibition that was held in...

According to information published by the Austrian Ministry of Defense on September 1, 2022, Austrian Defense Minister Klaudia Tanner handed over the 50th “Pandur Evolution EVO” 6×6 armored vehicle to the Austrian Armed Forces at the assembly plant of General Dynamics European Land Systems-Steyr GmbH in Vienna Simmering. On October 2022, the Austrian Ministry...

Discover the next generation of Main Battle Tank under the EMBT demonstrator Enhanced Main Battle Tank jointly developed by the French company NEXTER Defense Systems and German company KMW (Krauss-Maffei Wegmann) under KNDS. With the EMBT (Enhanced Main Battle Tank) Nexter from France and KMW (Krauss Maffei Wegmann from Germany have developed a new concept of Main Battle...

Pacific Defense, an open systems integrator delivering Modular Open Systems Approach (MOSA) products and mission solutions, announced on August 30 that it has signed a definitive contract with Raytheon Australia to deliver force-level Electronic Warfare (EW) systems for Australia’s LAND 555 Phase 6 program. The chassis-based EW systems will include an array of plug-in...

The U.S. Department of Defense announced on August 31 that Iron Eagle X, Tampa, Florida, was awarded a contract with a maximum ceiling of $430,000,000 and a 10-year ordering period for a range of activities, including further research and development, products, services, and production for further technical development and applications derived from previous U.S. Special...

Slovakia and Finland with Patria have signed a comprehensive government-to-government (G2G) agreement to purchase 76 armored combat vehicles (ACV) from Patria. Within Slovakia’s BOV 8×8 programme, Patria will contribute to the development of the local engineering and defence industry with transferring high-end armored modular vehicle technical experience and innovations....

On 24 August, the Czech Ministry of Defence concluded a contract for the acquisition of 209 Tatra 815-7 6×6 heavy-duty off-road trucks in a flatbed design with a total value of more than CZK 1.9 billion (USD 77.5 Mn). The contract was signed on behalf of the Ministry of Defence by Lubor Koudelka, Deputy Director of the Armaments and Acquisitions Section, and on behalf...