Navy receives USS Little Rock

Shipbuilder Fincantieri Marinette Marine has delivered  the future USS Little Rock, a Freedom variant Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), to the US Navy. The Little Rock—completed last summer and is expected to be commissioned into service in December—is the Navy’s 11th LCS … More »

HMMWVs ticketed for Afghanistan

  AM General will deliver 6,576 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) to the Afghan armed forces. The $45.9 million contract awarded by the US Army falls under foreign military sales and provides the expanded capacity M115 HMMWV. Production will take place … More »

K9 self-propelled howitzers in demand

Building upon its sale of K9 self-propelled howitzers to Estonia, South Korean Hanwha Corporation is looking to Central and Eastern European allies for additional sales of the artillery. The Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Romania have all been offered the … More »

Abrams battle tanks get upgrades

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), recently received two contract awards from the U.S. Army for Abrams main battle tank upgrades, which will boost the platform’s capabilities and help the … More »