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Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia Conference & Exhibition 2018

Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia Conference & Exhibition 2018

New Delhi, India4th – 5th October 2018 IBMATA are pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Border Management & Technologies Summit Asia conference and exhibition in New Delhi,…

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Satellite Technology Asia 2018

Satellite Technology Asia 2018

Singapore, Singapore9th October 2018 - 11th October 2018 Satellite usage is increasing yearly and more countries are now able to send satellites up into space for imagery, weather, surveillance and…

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Future Police Technology and Forensics Summit GCC 2018

Future Police Technology and Forensics Summit GCC 2018

Abu Dhabi, UAE12-13 November 2018 The 3rd Annual Future Police Technology & Forensics Summit 2018 provides a platform for regional and international experts from Ministries of Interior, Police Forces, National…

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BIDEC WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

BIDEC WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

Defence & Security Exhibition Recognised for Hugely Successful First Show. Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC 2017) has won Best Trade Exhibition Over 10,000sqm at the Middle East Special…

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BAE Systems has submitted its bid for the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) 1.1 down-select with an offering that has superior mobility, survivability and increased carry and payload.

BAE Systems, originally selected for the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the ACV 1.1 program in November 2015, delivered 16 prototypes to the U.S. Marine Corps on schedule, and has gone through several months of extensive government testing of the vehicles. The Marine Corps is scheduled to make a low-rate initial production award to a single contractor in June 2018.

The company is teamed with IVECO Defence Vehicles, which brings additional proven experience having designed and built more than 30,000 multi-purpose, protected, and armored military vehicles in service today. With seven years of ACV investment behind for this two companies, they developed a solution, built from the ground up as an amphibious vehicle that offers superior mobility and survivability to enable Marines to complete their missions safely and effectively.

BAE Systems’s offering has been validated through thousands of miles of U.S. Government testing. The testing provided proof that the vehicle can launch from and recover to an amphibious ship followed by a 12 nautical mile open ocean swim.

 “We are honored to continue our legacy of providing the Marine Corps with superior amphibious capabilities,” said John Swift, program director for amphibious combat vehicles at BAE Systems. “Our ACV team has worked diligently to achieve superior U.S. Government test results that meet objective requirements for land and sea mobility, and protection. I’m proud of all the team’s hard work that was needed to achieve this.”

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