The Army’s next infantry assault buggy might be a classic ‘G.I. Joe’ battlewagonPolaris and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) announced on Thursday that the two firms are officially collaborating on an offering for the Army’s Infantry Squad Vehicle, an air-droppable tactical vehicle intended to provide 9-member squads with enhanced mobility over the Humvee or Joint […]
The Corps’ JLTV achieves Initial Operational Capability US Marine Corps News 12 Aug 2019 | Ashley Calingo Marine Corps Systems Command QUANTICO, VA — The Marine Corps’ Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is officially ready to deploy and support missions of the naval expeditionary force-in-readiness worldwide.
U.S. Marines use MRZR-D off-road vehicles during exercise in Japan U.S. Marines with 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, and Marines with 3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division have used new MRZR lightweight off-road vehicles durin…
SAIC-Polaris Team to Pursue Army Infantry Squad Vehicle Program; Jim Scanlon Quoted – GovCon Wire Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) has teamed up with Polaris’ government and defense division to compete for a U.S. Army program that aims to build an infantry squad vehicle platform. The industry team intends to offer Polaris’ DAGOR combat […]
A US Navy ship used a new drone-defense system to take down an Iranian drone On Thursday, a US Navy ship in the Persian Gulf reportedly used a new, anti-drone system to take down an Iranian drone that came within a thousand yards, according to Military.com . Marine jamming jeep sends unknown drone to the […]
U.S. Army Awards Lockheed Martin $492 Million Contract for High Mobility Artillery Rocket System Launchers DALLAS, July 16, 2019 / PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will produce High Mobility Artillery Rocket System ( HIMARS) launchers and associated hardware for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, Romania and Poland under a $492 million contract, marking […]
Defence minister says $18m all-terrain vehicles approved It’s out with the old and in with the new for some of the military’s vehicle fleet. Defence Minister Ron Mark told RNZ that Cabinet had approved $18.6 million to buy a group of light vehicles – probably the Polaris MRZR – a type of all-terrain vehicle. First […]
Dune Buggy Utilizes Lasers To Take Down Drones – iHLS This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew) It has already become common knowledge that it doesn’t take much effort to convert an ordinary commercial drone into an airborne threat. To military forces this threat is all too real.
Steel Warriors from 75th FA BDE qualify on M240B while mounted on HIMARS Steel Warriors from 75th FA BDE qualify on M240B while mounted on HIMARS
This could be the Army’s new Infantry Squad Vehicle The Army is in the hunt for lightweight expeditionary all-terrain vehicle that can pack a nine-man squad and associated combat equipment. Dubbed the Infantry Squad Vehicle, or ISV, the Army is seeking to procure nearly 651 of the highly mobile lightweight vehicles spanning fiscal year 2020 […]
BAE delivers first BvS10 vehicles to Austrian Armed Forces BAE Systems is under contract, issued in 2016, to deliver 32 of the Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) variant of the BvS10 to the Austrian Armed Forces. Two handover ceremonies took place on February 21st and 22nd in the Austrian state of Tyrol and city of Salzburg […]
The First JLTVs Have Been Delivered to the U.S. Army and Marines After years of testing, approval, contract awarding, and final construction, the first Joint Light Tactical Vehicle-of the initial 16,900 unit production contract-has finally been delivered by the Oshkosh Corporation to the two branches of the armed forces which will make use of it; […]