JLTVS orders and M1A1 upgrades

  The U.S. Army recently awarded contracts affecting its fleet of fighting vehicles. Oshkosh Defense LLC, was awarded a $100,132,959 modification (P00082) to contract W56HZV-15-C-0095 for 258 joint light tactical vehicles and 1,727 kits. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, … More »

Russian ‘Death Train’ delayed

Russian media reports that the Russian government has paused its development of a rail-based intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), affectionately known as the “Death Train.” While the rail-based system has already completed several successful tests, funding to complete development was redirected … More »

Diesels for Achzarit

Diesel Engineering Inc. will provide engines and transmission kits for Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) Achzarit heavy armored personnel carriers (APC). Valued at $10.4 million, the US Navy contract includes one option, which if exercised, would potentially raise the overall total of the contract to … More »

USMC upgrading tank killers

Having successfully completed its initial operational goals during field tests in September, the US Marine Corps (USMC) has started rolling out its upgraded Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank (LAV-AT) weapons system to troops. Developed under the USMC’s LAV-AT Modernization program established in 2012, the upgraded … More »