The Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) will begin receiving this year the domestically-built 'Karrar' (Striker) main battle tank which was unveiled in 2017. Deputy Defense Minister Reza Mozaffari-Nia was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency Wednesday that Iran manufactures 50 to 60 tanks every year and that the Karrar will be within that production schedule
A Russian Typhoon-U modular assault vehicle caught fire near a military training ground near Molkino, North Caucasus Sunday. The Modular vehicle, 'Ural-63095' is used for training military units of the Southern Military district, according to reports by Defense-blog
The Indonesian Army received its final batch of M109A4 BE self-propelled howitzers, along with 4 command posts and one mobile crane unit on Monday, the local media reported today. Delivery of the first batch of M109A4 BE self-propelled howitzers took place last year
IBD Deisenroth Engineering (IBD), a German company specialized in production of protection systems for military vehicles has unveiled new active armour technologies to protect main battle tanks and medium to heavy armoured fighting platforms against tandem warhead threats. The two technologies namely Explosive Reactive Armour (ERA) and Active Protection Systems (APS) have been designed to counter charge threats
Turkey has accepted 30 Kirpi II (loosely translates to Hedgehog II) TTA vehicles under the TTA-2 project. The under-secretariat for defense Industries (SSM) has carried out the acceptance of 30 Hedgehog II TTA vehicles under the TTA-2 project, @SavunmaSanayii posted on Twitter Wednesday
Oshkosh was awarded a $484 million modification contract for 1,574 vehicles and 7,538 kits (includes installed and packaged kits). Work is expected to be completed by Sept
General Dynamics has won $258.6 million modification contract for the upgrade of Stryker flat bottom vehicles to the double V-hull configuration
The Russian Armys advanced Terminator combat vehicles will soon be armed with a 30mm controlled burst shells, the press office of Techmash Scientific and Production Association told TASS on Thursday. The work on developing these munitions is at the final stage, Techmash said
General Dynamics has been awarded a $68 million worth contract to upgrade flat-bottomed Stryker combat vehicles to the "Double V-Hull" configuration for the US Army, the Department of defense announced Wednesday. “General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $68,598,360 modification (0002) to contract W56HZV-17-D-B020 for the upgrade of Stryker flat bottom vehicles to the double V-hull configuration,” the statement says
The US Marine Corps has awarded BAE Systems a $198 million contract to deliver an initial 30 Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV), with options for a total of 204 vehicles which could be worth up to $1.2 billion
The US, France and the UK have put on hold, a request from the Central African Republic for UN Security Council approval of Chinese Weapons deliveries for its national forces. All the three nations have raised concerns about the use of lethal equipment CAR requested that include Chinese-made armored vehicles, machine guns, tear gas grenades and other weaponry for its army and police
BAE Systems was awarded a $348 million contract for production of up to 473 Bradley M2A4 and M7A4 vehicles. The contract also includes procurement of authorized stockage list spares, and additional packages for legacy component repair using M2A3, M7A3 and Operation Desert Storm-Situational Awareness vehicles as a baseline, the US department of defense said in a statement Thursday
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