Russia's latest armored vehicle, the Atlet, is completing preliminary trials where its anti-shelling and anti-blast capabilities are being tested, and is scheduled to enter state trials in 2020. "The Atlet is completing preliminary tests and the stage of state trials is scheduled to begin for it in the spring of next year
The United States will commence testing of Rheinmetall's StrikeShield Active Protection System for its fleet of military vehicles in October 2020. "The US Army has awarded a contract valued at 11 million USD (roughly 10 million EUR) to the team of Rheinmetall Protection Systems and Unified Business Technologies (UBT) for significant testing of the StrikeShield Active Protection System to begin in October 2020 at Redstone Test Center in Huntsville, Alabama," Rheinmetall said in a statement Tuesday
Kongsberg has won a contract worth 230MNOK ($25.06 million) to supply the Swiss army with Protector Remote Weapon Station (RWS)
General Dynamics announced Tuesday that it has installed a new and improved GPS system onto US Stryker armoured fighting vehicles in Germany that allows US forces to operate in an environment when GPS signals are degraded or denied. Known as Mounted Assured Positioning, Navigation and Timing Data (PNT) System (MAPS) Gen 1, the system began fielding in September on select Stryker armored fighting vehicles and could eventually extend to thousands of vehicles across Europe, the company said in a statement
The Russian Armed Forces are set to receive multifunctional combat robots consisting of five machines being controlled by a single platform, by 2025. Dubbed “Marker,” the experimental platform was developed by Russian Scientific and Technology Association, Android Technology
The United States has sent a draft Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) to Taiwan, signalling commencement of paperwork to sell over a hundred M1A1 Abrams tanks to the island nation. The development has come four months after the US State Department gave a nod to Taipeis request of buying 108 M1A2T Abrams Tanks, over 250 Stinger missiles and other related equipment amounting
The UK Ministry of Defence on Tuesday
Finland has awarded Patria an agreement valued €35 million to modernize 139 Pasi XA-180 armored personnel carriers (APCs). “On October 28, 2019, Minister of Defence Antti Kaikkonen has authorised the Defence Forces Logistics Command to procure supplementary lifecycle upgrades from Patria,” Finnish Ministry of Defence said in a
Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has handed over first of 104 Leopard 2 main battle tanks upgraded to the A7V standard, to the Bundeswehr at a ceremony held in Munich city, Germany. German troops will receive the remaining tanks by 2023, Berlin-based
Rheinmetall on Tuesday announced the delivery of three Lynx KF41 Infantry Fighting Vehicles to compete in trials for the AUD 15 billion (Euro 9.5 billion or US$10
Taiwan has sought depot-level maintenance facilities for US military equipment such as the M1A2T Abrams tanks and F-16V jets not only for itself but to also make it a regional support base for US weapons. “US businesses could take a step further in working with Taiwanese companies by building depot-level maintenance capacity in Taiwan
The Iranian military on Thursday received new, indigenously-developed military hardware including bullet-proof tactical vehicles, reconnaissance drone and smart robots. The new pieces of equipment were officially delivered to the relevant military forces during a ceremony held on October 3, Press TV
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