Czech Republic to Modernize 30 T-72M4CZ Tanks

September 18, 2020 @ 09:43 AM

The Czech Ministry of Defense has decided to axe plans of procuring western tanks and will be modernizing the T-72M4CZ tanks already in service. In 2017, The Czech MoD had announced plans to replace the T-72M4CZ at the expense of the EU defense fund which never was allocated...

Russian Firm Begins Development of New Collimator Sight

September 18, 2020 @ 09:22 AM

Russias Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TsNIITOCHMASH) is developing a new collimator sight to be equipped on submachine guns, machine guns, carbines and machine guns. “The main advantages of the collimator sight being developed by the institute's designers are the presence of a monolithic body without additional adapters and screws,...

T-90 Tank Accidentally Hit by Missile During Russian Exercise

September 17, 2020 @ 09:35 AM

A Russian T-90 tank was accidentally hit by an anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) during exercises held in the Astrakhan region on September 15. Pictures of the damaged T-90 tank appeared in various social media but there is no official confirmation of this incident from the Russian military

Turkey Begins Testing ZAHA Armored Amphibious Assault Vehicle

September 17, 2020 @ 07:32 AM

Turkish firm FNSS has tested whether the ZAHA armored amphibious assault vehicle can come back to upright position in case of capsizing in water. “ZAHA armored amphibious vehicle built for Turkish Marine Corps has completed self-correction test

Chinese PLA Tests Drone Swarm-Armored Vehicle Integration

September 10, 2020 @ 12:35 PM

China has tested a new combat system that integrates armored vehicles and drone swarms, a technology that will allow armored troops to acquire more battlefield information and launch deadly attacks. Developed by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC), the system was used by an undisclosed unit of the Chinese Peoples...

Hungary Acquires Rheinmetall Lynx IFVs for $2B

September 10, 2020 @ 08:43 AM

Hungary became the first NATO and EU member to order Rheinmetalls newly developed Lynx infantry fighting vehicle when it signed a contract worth over $2 billion for 218 of those vehicles. The Hungarian Ministry of Defence has awarded Rheinmetall an order to supply tracked armoured vehicles and related products and services with a total value of more than €2 billion

Seoul to Start Mass-Production of 120-mm Self-Propelled Mortar System

September 9, 2020 @ 02:58 PM

South Koreas Defense Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) will sign a $648 million contract to produce newly developed 120-millimeter self-propelled mortar systems. Decision to sign the deal was taken during a defense promotion committee meeting held by the government

Estonian Defence Forces, US Army Practice Firing M270 MLRS in Exercise

September 8, 2020 @ 11:08 AM

Estonian Defense Forces' (EDF) along with United States Army and the NATO Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) Battlegroup, practiced firing a M270 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) at their central polygon training area in Harju County, Estonia. Commander of the EDF Maj

Russia’s Armored Steel-Comparable Ceramic Plate Clears Tests

September 5, 2020 @ 09:32 AM

Rostec subsidiary Tekhnodinamika will soon begin serial production of new high-strength ceramic armor plate that can be used to protect personnel, ground, air and naval equipment. “The armored plates made of corundum ceramics demonstrated high protective properties comparable to armored steel (during tests)

Australia’s Hawkei Vehicle Enters Full-Rate Production

September 4, 2020 @ 09:51 AM

The Hawkei Protected Mobility Vehicle - Light has received approval from the Australian Federal Government to enter full rate production after meeting Defences protection requirements through blast and ballistic testing. “I got behind the wheel of one of our new Australia designed & built Hawkei vehicles that are now entering full-rate production

Polaris Develops Light Tactical Vehicle for US Special Ops Forces

September 3, 2020 @ 01:19 PM

Polaris Government & Defense has developed a new MRZR Alpha light tactical vehicle for U.S

First Production Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle Ready for Delivery to US Army

September 3, 2020 @ 10:36 AM

The first Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle (AMPV) has driven off the BAE Systems production line to be delivered to the U.S