Spain Orders Wide Range of Military Equipment

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Anibal Spain’s armed forces have recently placed a wide range of orders for vehicles, radios, ammunition, and other supplies and services, which are worth about EUR 250 million (currently $363 million) taken together. Items include: Note that all linked notifications are in Spanish. Many thanks to DID subscriber Pedro Lucio for his assistance: * Maintenance of Spanish Army helicopters, type unspecified – EUR 4.5 million to Spain’s Industria de Turbo Propulsores (ITP) * Self-protection systems for helicopters – EUR 8 million to NATO’s NAMSA agency, which coordinates procurement of some items on behalf of NATO members to help them realize bulk savings. * PR4G radios, accessories et. al. – EUR 180 million to AMPER. See DID coverage of the PR4G software defined radio, produced under license with Thales. * One Tetrapol communications system shelter and accessories – EUR 3.5 million to EADS * 4 Centauro 8×8 wheeled recovery vehicles, and upgrade of 21 Centauro 8×8 reconaissance/ tank destroyer vehicles with a new thermal camera – 23.2 million to Iveco Fiat Oto Melara * Spare parts for the Pizarro tracked IFV (joint venture with Austria, who calls it Ulan) – EUR 7 million to General Dynamics Santa Barbara Sistemas * 360 […]

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