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Amphibious Assault Vehicle survivability upgrade dropped

The US Marines AAV7 Amphibious Assault Vehicle will not receive the upgrades that were planned which would allow it to be a viable combat asset through 2035 until the new Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) can be fielded. On 19 June, the USMC announced its intent...

Rolls-Royce signs agreement to sell Commercial Marine business to KONGSBERG

Rolls-Royce announced today that it has signed an agreement to sell its Commercial Marine business, to KONGSBERG, for an enterprise value of £500m and net proceeds of around £350m to £400m. KONGSBERG, headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, is an international, knowledge-based group delivering high technology systems and solutions to clients within the...

Future Trends to Watch

A number of trends are influencing the development of future combat vehicles. They will also shape efforts to upgrade existing vehicle fleets in order to extend their capabilities and to allow them to remain relevant as battlefields change. Current trends can perhaps be best be...

KONGSBERG receives order for deliveries to F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) today received an order from Lockheed Martin valued at 525 MNOK (Norwegian krone) for deliveries of more than 150 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. The order consists of deliveries of aircraft structural parts in the form of Rudders...

Senop to supply integrated command post shelters for Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace

Senop Oy has signed a contract with the Norwegian Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS for the supply of the integrated command post shelters. The contract is a continuation for a long term co-operation between Kongsberg and Senop. The deliveries will take place in 2019....

Stryker Dragoon Operational in Germany

General Dynamics Land Systems developed the Stryker 8x8 wheeled combat vehicle outfitted with a Orbital-ATK 30mm Bushmaster auto-cannon in the Kongsberg MCRWS unmanned weapon station in an accelerated program. Despite only being initiated in 2013 the vehicles were ready for US Army test in 2014...

Orders worth MNOK 320 for deliveries to F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace (KONGSBERG) has received two orders with a total value of 320 MNOK for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. The orders enable continuation of current production and cover delivery of Air-to-Air Pylons to Marvin Engineering for Low Rate Initial Production...

Digital Gunfire

M-777A2
Like many areas of warfare, digitisation is changing the way fire control of artillery is performed. Guns are becoming more responsive and arguably less reliant on a complex supporting network of observers and headquarters. Computation has played a key role in the use of artillery...

Dangers of the Deep

Double Eagle Mk.II/III ROV family
Easy to deploy and cheap to acquire, maritime mines and underwater explosives pose a real threat to navies and commercial shipping by reducing freedom of movement in shallow waters and strategic choke points. The capability to detect, locate, classify and neutralise these weapons remains...

Moby Dick or Red October?

Liquid Robotics’ Wave Gliders
In the long history of human seafaring, our species has found ways of harnessing the energy from the environment and eking out meagre on-board stores to achieve increasingly amazing feats of endurance, sometimes with tragic costs. For most of that time the vital seafaring technology...

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