Kazakhstan Evaluates Turkish-Made Combat Vehicle, Weapon System

March 2, 2021 @ 01:52 PM

The Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense announced that the military tested Turkish-made Otokar Arma 8x8 wheeled armored combat vehicle and Aselsan Nefer remote-controlled stabilized weapon system. The equipment were tested in the Spassk exercise area located in the Karaganda province of the Central Asian country

Turkish Army to Get New Indigenous Heavy Machine Guns

March 1, 2021 @ 09:56 AM

A new domestically-produced heavy machine gun developed by Turkish firm Sarsılmaz has cleared all tests stages and is now ready to be delivered to the military. The weapon, SAR 762 MT-type 12

Rosoboronexport, Jordanian firm Jadara to Manufacture Kornet-E ATGM in Jordan-IDEX 2021

February 26, 2021 @ 08:41 AM

Russias Rosoboronexport and Jordanian company Jadara Equipment and Defense Systems (JEDS) have agreed to open a licensed production of Kornet-E anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM) in Jordan. As part of the IDEX-2021 exhibition currently underway in Abu Dhabi, the parties agreed to organize licensed assembly of 9M133-1 and 9M133F-1 missiles for the...

Middle East, African Nations to get Robots for Defence Applications

February 25, 2021 @ 04:54 AM

Paramount Group and Sarcos Robotics have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to bring robotic systems to government and industrial customers in the Middle East and Africa. “We believe that the market opportunity to make an impact in the Middle East and Africa is significant, and we look forward to...

Israel to Sell Protection Kits for Germany's Leopard 2 tanks

February 24, 2021 @ 08:10 AM

Israels Rafael Advanced Systems will provide Trophy tank protection systems to Germany for equipping them on the armys Leopard 2 tanks. The contract signed between Israel's Ministry of Defense and the German Federal Ministry of Defense also includes tank equipment, interceptors, spares parts and operational and technical training

Russian Military to Receive New Kalashnikov Submachine Guns in 2021

February 23, 2021 @ 08:54 AM

Kalashnikov Group will begin deliveries of the new 9-mm PPK-20 submachine guns to the Russian military this year. "PPK-20 supplies have not yet taken place; they are planned in 2021," Kalashnikov CEO Dmitry Tarasov told

Ukroboronprom Wins Pakistan’s $86M T-80 Tank Support Contract at IDEX 2021

February 23, 2021 @ 08:39 AM

Ukraines state-owned Ukroboronprom has signed a $86 million contract to support and repair Pakistan militarys T-80UD tanks. The agreement was finalized at the ongoing IDEX-21 exhibition in Abu Dhabi, U

Bharat Forge, Paramount Group to Produce Kalyani M4 Protected Vehicles in India

February 22, 2021 @ 12:29 PM

Paramount Group and India-based Bharat Forge Limited signed an agreement to manufacture Kalyani M4 Armoured Vehicles in India, at the ongoing IDEX-2021 exhibition in Abu Dhabi. The Kalyani M4 is a multi-role platform, designed to meet the specific requirements of armed forces for quick mobility in rough terrain and in areas affected by mine and IED threats

CSM Slovakia Partners UAE’s IGG to Offer Military Excavators at IDEX 2021

February 21, 2021 @ 01:57 PM

Slovak based CSM Industry will partner UAEs International Golden Group (IGG) to offer its military excavators in the Middle East Market. CSM said it will be able to continue as a traditional representative of the domestic defense industry in United Arab Emirates under the umbrella of International Golden Group (IGG) in further modernization of the needs of the (UAE) Armed Forces and will cover increasingly demanding development requirements

Thales UK Wins $252.3M to Supply Protector RS4 RWS for British Boxer...

February 20, 2021 @ 05:57 AM

RBSL and Rheinmetall Landsysteme have jointly awarded a contract, worth £180 million ($252.3 million), to Thales UK to supply PROTECTOR RS4 Remote Weapon Station (RWS) and Acusonic Shot Detection System – for the British Armys new Boxer vehicles

Russia, Saudi Arabia Sign Agreement to set up of Kalashnikov Rifles Factory

February 20, 2021 @ 04:57 AM

Russia has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia to implement the first stage of joint production of Kalashnikov assault rifles. "As for the contract for the implementation of the first stage of creating a joint production of Kalashnikov assault rifles, it has been signed by the parties and is undergoing interstate approval procedures, after which it will enter into force," Russias Industry and Trade Minister Denis Manturov said during an interview with Kommersant newspaper today

U.S. Marines to Test First Command-Variant Amphibious Combat Vehicle

February 19, 2021 @ 06:49 AM

BAE Systems said today it handed over the first of a new variant of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) to the U.S