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Australian Light Armoured Vehicle Coiled to Strike
The Australian government has given its official backing to Thales Australia as its approved manufacturer of the Army’s Protected Mobility Vehicle, in a potential £1 billion agreement.
New Saudi Arabian Humvees to counter foreign and homeland threats
Saudi Arabia is looking to purchase more than 200 armoured Humvees, according to the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency who notified Congress at the end of October…
£1 billion investment for UK Warrior armoured vehicles
UK forces were bolstered this month with the news that the contract for the Army’s Warrior infantry fighting vehicle upgrade has finally been sealed, which should see the service life of the fleet extended to at least 2040.
India buys new armoured recovery vehicles
India’s Army is set to receive over 200 armoured recovery and repair vehicles to provide support to its T-72 battle tank fleet, at a predicted cost of approximately £890,000 per unit.
Live discussion: Can we prioritise armoured vehicle capability?
View the 10 minute discussion at our recent Armoured Vehicles South Africa event, where commanders from the US, South Africa, and UN heavy armour divisions discuss between them what aspects their nations are willing to sacrifice, and what will remain vital for future operations. This is a fascinating insight into the honest thinking of international forces as they prepare for the challenges ahead. You can also read the discussion here.
Defence IQ Report on the Ocelot (aka the Foxhound)
The Top 5 Solutions to Balancing Armoured Vehicle Capability and Survivability
Dr Robert Lusardi is the Deputy Programme Manager for Light Armored Vehicles (LAVs) for the US Marine Corps. He approaches armoured vehicle upgrades and modification from an alternative perspective - by beginning with the mission statement of the LAV. Due to its significant legacy and its entrenched interoperability requirements with USMC infantry, LAV modifications must flex to unique demands. Tune in to find out what these specific requirements are - and how the best minds in the field are working to meet them.
Remote Weapon Systems Remove the 'Hot Seat' From Armoured Vehicle Platforms
In modern insurgent warfare in Afghanistan, front line threats often shift by as much as 360 degree. This, combined with asymmetric tactics, produces an extremely lethal threat for armoured vehicle crews. The solution seems simple - combine sensors and controls in one package that can be managed remotely and internally. This could potentially reduce engagement time, as well as maintain vehicle impregnability. Knut Saeter is the Vice President of Kongsberg and speaks here about the Protector Remote Weapon System Station.