Today sees another great opportunity for South Australias defence industry with the Department of Defence announcing the shortlisted bidders for delivering Armys next generation of armoured fighting vehicles
South Australia has a reputation as one of Australia s leading Armoured Fighting Vehicle
manufacturing and sustainment hubs, we are well placed to play a major role in Land 400.
A review of some current 'lighter' armoured fighting vehicle
programmes offers some insights into where things are and what we might anticipate in the near future, and this article will also focus on the evolution of 'light' Armoured Fighting Vehicle
(AFV) armament and lethality.
Pte Christopher Kershaw, 19, who served with the Yorkshire Regiment, was the youngest of six soldiers who died when their Warrior armoured fighting vehicle
was destroyed by the Taliban in March 2012.
com)-- The Army's new Armoured Fighting Vehicle
- AJAX - has successfully completed its early live firing test programme at a range in mid-Wales.
Ex-blastfurnaceman Tony Taylor, a Neath Port Talbot councillor, said Tata's Port Talbot plant was "more than capable" of producing militarygrade steel for projects such as the Ajax, the army's first fully digitised armoured fighting vehicle
, which is designed to perform a range of roles on the most difficult terrain around the world.
CRA chief executive Jasbir Sidhu said: "This was a huge opportunity for our business and we're extremely pleased to be involved in such a pioneering and innovative project that is designed to completely transform the armoured fighting vehicle
capability being delivered to the British Army.
The servicemen were on patrol when their Warrior Armoured Fighting Vehicle
was caught in an explosion in Helmand province.
The group was on a mounted patrol when their Warrior Armoured Fighting Vehicle
The servicemen, five from the 3rd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment and one from the 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, based at Catterick, were on patrol on Tuesday when their Warrior Armoured Fighting Vehicle
was caught in an explosion in Helmand.
in the vicinity of Misrata: one armoured fighting vehicle
, four armed
POWER: Where the pageant will be taking place TOP TANK: The Warrior armoured fighting vehicle
will be coming to the Liverpool Pageant of Power THE CAR'S THE STAR: The Bentley supercar appearing at the Liverpool Pageant of Power
Lighter and more agile than the Mastiff armoured fighting vehicle
, the Ridgback is 2m shorter and 1m slimmer.
Lc/Cpl Francis, from Llanelli, south Wales, was the driver of a Warrior armoured fighting vehicle
and a member of the Battle Group's elite Recce Platoon.
Giat Industries of France and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) of Germany have announced that they are to work jointly on a medium-size multi-role armoured fighting vehicle
, saying the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on the subject underlines their willingness "to lead the way in Europe towards a commonly defined military vehicle project based on joint requirements".