• SAIC rolls out amphibious vehicle prototype for USMC

    Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) has unveiled the first of 16 prototypes for the US Marine Corps' (USMC's) competitive Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 programme during a 21 February ceremony at the company's facility in Charleston, South Carolina. SAIC partnered with Singapore

  • IDEX 2017: NIMR offers more firepower for JAIS 6x6

    NIMR Automotive's N35 (6x6) mine-protected multipurpose vehicle and its 4x4 counterpart have been re-designated as the JAIS, with the 6x6 variant offered with increased firepower. At IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi the JAIS 6x6 was shown fitted with the EVPU Turra 30 remote-controlled turret (RCT). This

  • IDEX 2017: THeMIS fitted with SARP weapon system

    Estonia's MILREM has partnered with International Golden Group and Aselsan to integrate the latter's Stabilised Advanced Remote Weapon Station (SARP) on the Tracked Hybrid Modular Infantry System (THeMIS) unmanned ground vehicle (UGV). Speaking to Jane's at IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi, MILREM's

  • Polaris unveils two-seat diesel MRZR-D2

    Polaris on 20 February unveiled an MRZR-D2 two-seat diesel engine version of the baseline MRZR all-terrain vehicle. The MRZR-D2, like its sister vehicles, is an off-road mobility platform for use in rugged terrain, and is air-transportable in the CH-47 Chinook, CH-53 Stallion, MV-22 Osprey, and

  • IDEX 2017: Rheinmetall develops multipurpose UGV

    Rheinmetall is developing a multipurpose unmanned ground vehicle (UGV) based on an 8x8 all-terrain platform. Speaking to Jane's at IDEX 2017 in Abu Dhabi, Marc Carrier, account director at Rheinmetall Canada, said that the vision for the multimission UGV is to have a common platform on which a

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  • IDEX 2017: Paramount launches Mwari production

    Paramount Group announced on 20 February that production of the military variant of its advanced, high performance, reconnaissance, light aircraft (AHRLAC), the Mwari, is to begin in April. The first production aircraft is expected to be completed in June or July, with the company citing a