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Turkish FNSS wins $600m Malaysian armour deal

February 24th, 2011 by David No Comments

Turkish armour manufacturer FNSS has won a $600m deal through its Malaysian partner Deftech for the sale of its Pars armoured vehicle.

The firm will develop, manufacture and provide logistical support services under the contract.

Deftech will assemble 257 amoured vehicles under the deal.

The Pars (Anatolian Leopard) is an 8-wheeled, turreted armoured personnel carrier, with a crew of 2 and capacity for 12 embarked troops.

BAE wins $41m Bradley reset parts deal

February 24th, 2011 by David No Comments

BAE Systems has won a $41m contract to purchase situational awareness parts for the reset of 101 Bradley Operation Desert Storm Situational Awareness (ODS SA) vehicles.

BAE said the new deal provides the balance of funding for a $74m contract modification it was awarded in December 2009 to purchase long-lead items for the Bradley ODS SA reset to pre-combat standards.

The total value of the finalized Bradley ODS SA contract is $115m, added BAE.

KMW and Daimler sign Bundeswehr truck repair deal

February 24th, 2011 by David No Comments

Krauss Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has signed a service framework deal with Daimler AG.

The contract is to repair and maintain the German armed forces’ fleet of Mercedes-Benz trucks and vehicles used in Afghanistan.

The deal extends to all Mercedes vehicles operated by the Bundeswehr in Afghanistan, Kosovo, on Nato, UN and EU missions.

Thales Australia and General Dynamics announce partnership

February 24th, 2011 by David No Comments

Thales Australia and General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems have signed a long-term partnership agreement for the Australian ordnance market.

The 10-year deal will see General Dynamics provide technology to Thales, which will continue to provide Australia’s defence department with munitions.

KMW signs Ashok Indian JV

February 23rd, 2011 by David No Comments

German manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has signed a partnership deal with Indian firm Ashok.

Chennai-based Ashok is India’s largest military logistics vehicle supplier.

Ashok and KMW have signed a joint venture contract to develop armoured vehicles for the Indian Army.

The firms announced the deal at the IDEX defence show in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The memorandum of understanding covers armored wheeled vehicles, recovery vehicles, artillery and combat systems, bridge layers, and other associated vehicles.

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