Army Will Share Oshkosh’s JLTV Designs With Competitors

By - | 02/17/2020

Army Will Share Oshkosh’s JLTV Designs With Competitors The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is currently built by Oshkosh but the Army is seeking alternative manufacturers, who will get the government-owned Technical Data Package required to build it. The Army’s also reviewing how many JLTVs it really needs, Secretary Ryan McCarthy says. Military Systems Group is […]

Army Restores Funding for Infantry Squad Vehicle

By - | 02/17/2020

In FY21 budget, Army restores $200 million cut during FY20 night court The Army has restored, in its fiscal 2021 budget, funding to twelve programs – a total of just under $200 million – that it cut during its FY20 night court review, according to a document the service released Feb. 14. Military Systems Group […]

Objective to Purchase 651 Infantry Squad Vehicles

By - | 02/17/2020

Army’s Infantry Squad Vehicle Sparks Robust Competition SAIC-Polaris DAGOR SAIC-Polaris photo The Army is trying to fast-track the acquisition of an all-terrain, highly transportable vehicle intended to provide ground mobility capabilities for infantry brigade combat teams. In February 2019 the service approved a procurement objective to purchase 651 infantry squad vehicles, or ISVs. DAGOR Turrets […]

Slowing Production of Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle

By - | 02/13/2020

BAE York Plant Problems Trigger Big Army Cuts PENTAGON: Two of the three armored fighting vehicle programs being built by BAE System’s factory in York, Pennsylvania have been slashed in the 2021 budget. Pentagon budget 2021: Army and USMC opt to slow combat vehicle production at a BAE Systems facility Production challenges at BAE Systems’ […]

Polaris MRZR UTV Ready For Action

By - | 02/11/2020

Military Polaris MRZR UTV Ready For Action Polaris has become famous for building sweet off-road side-by-sides under the RZR moniker, plus the tarmac-shredding Slingshot. But the company’s MRZR looks like a rough-and-tumble military-spec mule that’s ready to hump troops around the roughest terrain possible. The cart is essentially a RZR in camouflage with a bit […]

Marines test new ACV’s ability to integrate with Naval Shipping

By - | 01/31/2020

Marines test new ACV’s ability to integrate with naval shipping U.S. Marines with Amphibious Vehicle Test Branch, Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity, with the assistance from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25), tested the Marine Corps’ new Amphibious Combat Vehicle off the shore of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Jan. […]

GM Defense adds Ricardo Defense to Infantry Squad Vehicle team

By - | 01/30/2020

GM Defense adds Ricardo Defense to Infantry Squad Vehicle team GM Defense announced yesterday it has teamed with Ricardo Defense on the Infantry Squad Vehicle for the Army. The ISV is intended for use by a nine-soldier infantry squad moving within “the close battle area” and is expected to be lightweight and air-transportable. Military Systems […]

SOCOM Testing SIG Beltfed – MG 338 on MSG SA12 Swing Arm

By - | 01/16/2020

BREAKING: SOCOM Testing SIG Beltfed – MG 338 – SIG Sauer have announced that their light weight medium machine gun, the MG338, has been purchased by US Special Operations Command (US SOCOM). The guns weigh under 20lbs and are chambered in .338 Norma Magnum giving the gun an effective range out to 2000 metres. Military […]

Amphibious Vehicle Market to Witness High Growth

By - | 01/13/2020

Amphibious Vehicle Market to Witness High Growth; Contract Between U.S. Marine Corps and BAE Systems to Contribute Growth, says Fortune Business Insights™ The increasing demand for military vehicles from the defense sector is predicted to be a key factor boosting the global amphibious vehicle market says Fortune Business Insights in a report titled Amphibious Vehicle […]

The Marine Corps’ first new amphibious vehicle since Vietnam

By - | 01/09/2020

The Marine Corps’ first new amphibious vehicle since Vietnam is almost here. Here’s who will get them first Marines with the I Marine Expeditionary Force will be the first to receive the Corps’s first new amphibious vehicle since Vietnam, Task & Purpose has learned. The I MEF, which includes the 1st Marine Division, will first […]

Marines integrate upgrades to UTVs

By - | 12/16/2019

Marines integrate upgrades to off-the-shelf UTVs Dec. 11 (UPI) — The Marine Corps announced Wednesday that its Utility Task Vehicles are undergoing safety and performance upgrades. “We bought the vehicle as a [commercial-off-the-shelf] solution, so it’s not going to have everything we want right from the factory,” said Jason Engstrom, lead systems engineer for the […]

MRZR Mounted HELWS (high energy laser weapon systems)

By - | 12/11/2019

Raytheon receives U.S. Air Force contract for HELWS high energy laser weapon systems December 2019 Global Defense Security army news industry Posted On Raytheon Co. Space and Airborne Systems has been awarded a $13.1 million modification (P00002) to previously awarded agreement FA8650-19-9-9326 for High Energy Laser Weapon Systems (HELWS). Military Systems Group is one of […]

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