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S.Korea’s Locally-made 1500-HP Tank Engine Ready for Launch, Eyes Exports

August 7, 2020 @ 07:15 AM

South Koreas locally-made 1500 HP engine for its K2 battle tank is ready for launch and could be exported to the Middle East and Europe. Developed by the governments Agency for Defence Development (ADD), the 1500 horsepower powertrain is the third such product in the world after Germany and the United...

Turkish Army Receives Locally-made Vuran 4x4 Armored Vehicles

August 7, 2020 @ 06:38 AM

Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) have received a new batch of domestically produced BMC Vuran 4x4 tactical wheeled multi-purpose armored vehicles (MPAVs). “Our deliveries continue at full speed

Dutch Forces to Get 249 Military Diesel Quads

August 6, 2020 @ 05:25 PM

Dutch Ministry of Defense has signed a contract with Defenture company for the supply of 249 military diesel quads (MDQ). Defenture, together with W-Tec company , will develop this special military quad between 2020 and 2024, test prototypes and build them in series

Russian 9mm Pistol with Armor Piercing Bullets Enters Production

August 5, 2020 @ 12:30 PM

The Russian Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TsNIITOCHMASH) has started serial production of the self-loading 9-mm pistol "Udav" whose unique features include armor piercing bullets. Among the patented technologies is the design of the magazine, which indicates the number of cartridges

Air-dropped Typhoon Armored Vehicle Delivery to Russian Paratroopers from 2021

August 5, 2020 @ 12:06 PM

The Russian Airborne Forces will begin receiving the air-dropped 4×4 K4386 Typhoon-VDV armored vehicle starting 2021. "This year in order to conduct troop trials the troops are receiving protected Typhoon-VDV special purpose vehicles, which can be parachuted, and from 2021 serial deliveries of the vehicles are planned," said VDV's commander Andrey Serdyukov in the interview to the Red Star, the official newspaper of the Russian Ministry of Defense

Boeing to provide Tactical Edge Server for 211 Australia’s BOXER Armored Vehicles

August 4, 2020 @ 05:35 AM

Boeing has been selected to provide Tactical Edge Server (TES) for inclusion in 211 BOXER Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRV) to be built in south-east Queensland under LAND 400 Phase 2. The TES forms part of a scalable deployable computer architecture incorporated into man-portable, deployable and vehicle mounted solutions, including the Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle and BOXER 8x8 CRV

Seven Missing US Marines Presumed Dead in Amphibious Vehicle Sinking

August 2, 2020 @ 05:45 PM

Seven missing US Marines are presumed dead, the Marine Corps said Sunday calling off a search and rescue operation three days after an amphibious assault vehicle sank off the coast of southern California Thursday Last. Nine soldiers, including the seven missing Marines, one missing sailor and one other Marine earlier rescued died after the assault amphibious vehicle sank during training more than a half-mile from San Clemente Island, the Marines said in a statement

Navantia Conducts First Live Fire Test of TIZONA 30mm Unmanned Turret

August 1, 2020 @ 10:07 AM

Spanish firm Navantia on Saturday announced that it completed first live fire tests of TIZONA, the 30mm unmanned turret for the Program “Combat Vehicle on Wheels” (VCR 8×8) of the Spanish Army. “We have worked hard to successfully pass the first real fire tests of the Tizona (VCR 8x8 Dragon),” Navantia

Rheinmetall Reveals Advanced Technology Demonstrator Tank with 130mm Turret

July 31, 2020 @ 12:37 PM

A video released today by Germanys Rheinmetall showed a tank with a 130mm turret besides a new hull front as part of its MBT Advanced Technologies Competence demonstration, a possible indication of what will go into the future Main Ground Combat System (MGCS). The demo tank looks like the latest iteration of its advanced technology demonstrator for the British Armys Challenger 2 Life Extension Project (LEP)

Pakistan rolls out Upgraded Al-Khalid-1 Tank

July 29, 2020 @ 10:23 AM

An upgraded Pakistani Al-Khalid tank, named as Al-Khalid-1 was rolled out at the Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) factory on Tuesday. “COAS Gen Qamar Bajwa visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) today

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