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New Wheeled Tanks for the Italian Army

July 24, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: Italy, Syndicated Industry News 
The Italian MOD has ordered the first ten Centauro II wheeled tanks from Iveco-Oto Melara consortium (CIO). This award, worth 159 million Euro, that includes the procurement of vehicles, equipment, and logistics, is the first tranche of a planned procurement of 136 vehicles.

Marine Corps to Buy up-to 204 US-Italian Amphibious Combat Vehicles

June 20, 2018 by · Comment
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The U.S. Marine Corps has selected a new wheeled, amphibious combat vehicle (ACV) for the service and awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to deliver the initial 30 vehicles, with options for additional 174 vehicles, what could lead up to a $1.2 billion procurement. Based on the Italian SuperAV design introduced by Iveco Defense Vehicles, ACV provides exceptional mobility in all terrains, a suspended interior seat structure for 13 embarked Marines, blast-mitigating positions for a crew of three, and improved survivability and force protection over currently fielded systems.

Marine Corps to Buy up-to 204 US-Italian Amphibious Combat Vehicles

June 20, 2018 by · Comment
Filed under: BAE Systems, Italy, Syndicated Industry News 
The U.S. Marine Corps has selected a new wheeled, amphibious combat vehicle (ACV) for the service and awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to deliver the initial 30 vehicles, with options for additional 174 vehicles, what could lead up to a $1.2 billion procurement. Based on the Italian SuperAV design introduced by Iveco Defense Vehicles, ACV provides exceptional mobility in all terrains, a suspended interior seat structure for 13 embarked Marines, blast-mitigating positions for a crew of three, and improved survivability and force protection over currently fielded systems.

Leonardo Adds an M346 Variant Dedicated to Air and Ground Attack

June 18, 2017 by · Comment
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New Wings for the Italian Air Force

December 19, 2016 by · Comment
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LMV-2: Light but Stronger – Iveco Upgrades the Light, Multirole Vehicle

June 15, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Italy, Syndicated Industry News 
IMG_2156Iveco introduced at Eurosatory 2016 an improved, higher performace new variant of its Light Multirole Vehicle (LMV) family of light tactical vehicles. The new vehicle designated LMV 2 is a major improvement over the original LMV, that has been modified and adapted through the years, adding more protection, capacity and electronics to meet user demand.
              

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Reccelite Pods to Fly on Italian Predator Bs

June 1, 2016 by · Comment
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France to Upgrade SAMP/T Extended Range Air Defense System

Aster 30 extended range air defense missile system (SAMP/T). Photo: DGAThe French Ministry of Defence has launched a modernization program for the country's SAMP/T ground based air defense system. The Aster Block 1 NT (New Technology) programme will cover the modernization of the Aster 30 interceptor and associated SAMP/T air defense system that will evolve with missile defense capabilities.
              

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Italian Air Force to acquire six HammerHead MALE UAVs

February 26, 2015 by · Comment
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Additional M-346 trainers for the Italian Air Force

December 23, 2014 by · Comment
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Pentagon reaches agreement to purchase 43 F-35s under LRIP 8 at 3.6% lower cost

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THE FIRST ITALIAN BUILT EUROFIGHTER TRANCHE 3 TAKES TO THE SKIES — Press Release

image007The first Eurofighter Typhoon Tranche 3 made by Partner Company Alenia Aerrmacchi has successfully completed its first flight. The aircraft performed “very well,” according to Alenia Aermacchi test pilot Mario Mutti. The multi-role jet flew for about an hour. “All flight controls were exercised with the systems and aircraft performing as expected,”said Captain Mutti.

The aircraft is the 64th Eurofighter for the Italian Air Force and embodies a number of under the skin changes that effectively allow a full exploitation of the most advanced present and future capabilities of the platform and of its on-board systems and sensors.

Eurofighter Tranche 3 aircraft, with their 100s of modifications, changes and additions, represent a major achievement in the evolution of the world’s leading combat aircraft.

The Tranche 3 standard embodies a number of changes that effectively enhance the aircraft’s performance and which allow for future upgrades making it more attractive to current and potential export customers.

Photo courtesy: Alenia Aermacchi

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Israel receives new M346 trainers from Italy

July 9, 2014 by · Comment
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First M-346 Lavie trainer for the Israel Air Force rolls out in Italy

March 21, 2014 by · Comment
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US Coast Guard to Receive 14 C-27Js from Air Force Storage

January 7, 2014 by · Comment
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India Terminates Helicopter Contract with AgustaWestland over Corruption Allegations

January 1, 2014 by · Comment
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AW101 Selected for $2.7 Billion Norwegian Search & Rescue Program

November 8, 2013 by · Comment
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Israel’s First M-346 Lavi Advanced Trainer Taking Shape in Italy

November 8, 2013 by · Comment
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MEADS Passes Major Milestone Conducting Two Simultaneous Intercepts at White Sands

November 6, 2013 by · Comment
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Turkey Remains Defiant About Co-Producing Missile Defense System with China

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New Air Force Planes Go Directly to ‘Boneyard’

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Brazilian Air Force (FAB) Receives the First Modernized A-1M

September 4, 2013 by · Comment
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After 3 Months of Grounding, The Master is Airborne Again

August 27, 2013 by · Comment
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Compact Sub Design Revive Russian-Italian Cooperation

July 6, 2013 by · Comment
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Manila to pay $400 million for two Italian frigates

July 3, 2013 by · Comment
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