October 2007
Armada International;Oct/Nov2007, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p4
This section offers news briefs on international military supplies and systems developers as of October 2007. Turkey-based Aselsan was commissioned to supply 9600 series of frequency-hopping radios to the Uruguyan Army for US$3 million. The armoured modular vehicle (AMV) 8 x 8 manufactured and distributed by Patria has been chosen by Croatia for their armoured vehicle programme. The U.S. Army placed an order for US$ 16.4 million worth of contract logistics services from Aerovironment in support of their Raven drone system.


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