ACV: APV and BAE Systems awarded US Military Contract

By - | 05/11/2020

APV Safety Products and BAE Systems awarded US military contractVictorian Defence exporter APV has been awarded a three-year US$500,000 ($770,000) contract to supply passenger restraints for military vehicles. APV military seatbelts will be used in several next generation amphibious and land military platforms built by BAE Systems in the USA. APV Safety Products signs USD500,000 […]

Lynx IFV to be Offered for US Army’s OMFV Competition

By - | 05/07/2020

Modified Lynx IFV to be offered for US Army’s OMFV competition Raytheon and Rheinmetall are poised to modify their Lynx infantry fighting vehicle (IFV) and enter it as a candidate for the US Army’s revamped M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle replacement effort. The duo have kept their joint venture intact, Raytheon Rheinmetall Land Systems, and are […]

​ACV Deals Emerge Unscathed from Force Design 2030

By - | 04/28/2020

PREMIUM: ​ACV deals emerge unscathed from Force Design 2030 – Land Warfare – Shephard Media The USMC Force Design 2030 blueprint, which intends to reduce the number of amphibious vehicle companies from six to four, does not affect agreements with BAE Systems to procure Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACVs). BAE Systems is continuing to execute ACV […]

Hello Detroit, the U.S. Army Wants You

By - | 04/14/2020

Hello Detroit, the U.S. Army Wants You As the coronavirus crisis shuts down the automotive industry, automakers and suppliers are deeply concerned about a severe economic downturn. They’re laying off employees, mandating pay cuts, eliminating dividends and doing everything they can to slash costs. Yet, even though the outlook is bad, there is one area […]

Amphibious Vehicle Market Interesting Facts

By - | 04/13/2020

Amphibious Vehicle Market Interesting Facts, I Bet You Never Knew About This in 2020 The increasing demand for military vehicles from the defense sector is predicted to be a key factor boosting the global… By Emelia Murison , in Press Release , at April 7, 2020 9:58 AM EDT Tags: Amphibious Vehicle Market, Amphibious Vehicle […]

Green Berets, 500 Miles Long Range Desert Movement

By Chris Perreault | 04/07/2020

Green Berets, 500 Miles Long Range Desert Movement Green Berets with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) conduct a long-range desert movement of over 500 miles in west Texas, March 2019. The soldiers tested the new Ground Mobility Vehicle 1.1 with modification and innovation to load-bearing equipment on the vehicle. They executed demolition, mortar, convoy […]

Balancing Expeditionary Capabilities (ACV)

By - | 03/31/2020

Balancing expeditionary capabilities with countering great power rivalry As part of Marine Commandant General David Berger’s ongoing modernisation and restructure of the US Marine Corps, ‘Force Design 2030’ seeks to balance traditional expeditionary responsibilities and countering great power rivalry in a contested environment against a determined peer competitor. Military Systems Group is one of world’s […]

Marine Force Design 2030

By - | 03/30/2020

Marine Force Design 2030: Reduce Tube Artillery, Increase Rockets, Missiles – Seapower ARLINGTON, Virginia – The Marine Corps commandant has issued his plans for a major redesign of the Marine Corps’ force structure by 2030, with substantial reductions in some venerable weapon systems and increases in new systems. For example, traditional tube…Force Design 2030, signed […]

USSOCOM Adds Armor to GMV 1.1

By - | 03/12/2020

USSOCOM Adds Armor to Increase Crew Protection on its M1288 GMV 1.1s – Naval News In order to meet current and future combat threat environments, the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) based at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida, has upgraded its fleet of General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems™ (GLDS), Flyer® Defense, family […]

Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) RFP

By - | 03/06/2020

U.S. Army set to award contract for 1070 ultra-lightweight infantry squad vehicles The U.S. Army has released the request for proposals for new Infantry Squad Vehicles (ISV) to equip light infantry brigades with an ultra-lightweight vehicle. As a result of solicitation, the Gover… DAGOR AUSA 2019 DAGOR Turrets and Machine Gun Mounts Military Systems Group […]

U.S. Marine Corps Orders More Amphibious Combat Vehicles

By - | 03/03/2020

U.S. Marine Corps Orders More Amphibious Combat Vehicles from BAE Systems – Naval News BAE Systems has received a $113.5 million contract from the U.S. Marine Corps for an additional 26 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) under the Low-Rate Initial Production (LRIP) phase of the program. BAE Systems press release This award brings the total vehicle […]

Report to Congress on Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle

By - | 02/28/2020

Report to Congress on Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle – USNI News The following is the Feb. 20, 2020 Congressional Research Service report, Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV): Background and Issues for Congress. From the report On January 6, 2011, after spending approximately $3 billion in developmental funding, the Marine Corps cancelled the Expeditionary […]

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