The Hellenic Navy is considering the purchase of two Kongsberg Naval Strike Missile (NSM) coastal defence batteries before 2020.
Investment in battlefield situational awareness capabilities is a priority for military commanders with ever more advanced and accurate surveillance technologies being brought to market.
While many nations continue to stifle their defence budgets and rein back spending, the Norwegian government is making one of it’s largest ever investments in the Army following the announcement of a £500million deal to upgrade and manufacture 144 CV90 armoured combat...
The Canadian Army will induct a total of 500 TAPV 4x4 protected tactical vehicles. [Image: Canadian Army]
Swedish firm BAE Systems Hågglunds has handed over the first CV90 armoured tracked vehicle of the infantry fighting variant in serial production to the Norwegian armament procurement arm (Forsvarets Logistikk Organisasjon or FLO).
A government backbencher has suggested the Coalition lacks a basic understanding of science and has criticised cuts in the budget to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). Western Australian MP Dr Dennis Jensen also repeated his cr...
As Norwegian vehicle weapons technology continues to influence military forces across the world, Finland’s call for a weapon station solution is answered not by its local allies, but by Australia. Last month, the US Army renewed its contract for the M153 common remo...
This article first appeared in Defence Industry Bulletin Issue #4. The next Issue will be available for download on this website in April 2015 and will feature the latest news updates and offer an exclusive insight into key global procurement programmes.
Between the summer of 2015 and the spring of 2016, the French Army engineers units will receive 60 VAB Ultima Gênie 4x4 armoured engineering vehicles.