Nexter Launches VBCI Infantry Combat System at DEFEA 2021, Greece

July 13, 2021 @ 10:56 AM

Nexter will present its VBCI Philoctetes for the first time at DEFEA exhibition scheduled to take place in Athens, Greece, from July 13 to 15, 2021. This is a complete infantry combat system, armed with a remotely operated 40mm CT (cased telescoped) turret from CTAi and a medium range missile launcher...

Russian firm Starts Testing Parachute System to Air Drop Heavy Armored Vehicles

July 9, 2021 @ 12:32 PM

Russias Technodinamika Group has started conducting preliminary trials of a parachute system meant to airdrop heavy armored vehicles - including the Typhoon vehicle weighing 18 tonnes – with personnsel inside. "We are carrying out a piece of very important experimental design work dubbed Parachute

U.S. Army Asks BAE Systems to Support Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicles

July 9, 2021 @ 08:00 AM

BAE Systems won a U.S

Unmanned Armata Tank Tested in Russia

July 9, 2021 @ 05:54 AM

Russia has started testing the unmanned version of its T-14 Armata tank, first revealed during the Army-2020 Forum. “The Armata tank was originally designed as a crew-driven vehicle

Land, Sea and Air Combat Robots Displayed at Beijing Expo

July 7, 2021 @ 09:53 AM

At an expo that kicked off in Beijing on Monday, China displayed its latest advanced land, sea and air combat robots. The event is organized by the Chinese Institute of Command and Control, the 9th China Conference on Command and Control and the 7th China Military Intelligent Technology Expo

Russia’s Tekhnodinamika Testing Parachute System for Dogs

July 6, 2021 @ 04:01 PM

Russian firm Tekhnodinamika is in the final stage of testing a parachute system for military dogs. The parachute harness is designed both for single jumps of a parachutist with a dog and for tandem jumps where the dog and its instructor jump separately

Russia’s Armata Tank to be Serially Produced from 2022

July 5, 2021 @ 08:04 AM

Russia will start serial production of its latest T-14 Armata tank next year. "The [tanks] state trials will come to a close next year

France, Sweden to Develop Anti-Tank Missile Based on MBDA’s MMP Weapon

July 2, 2021 @ 12:27 PM

France and Sweden agreed to co-develop a new anti-tank missile based on MBDAs Missile Moyenne Portée (Medium-Range Missile/MMP) missile. The French Direction générale de l'armement (DGA) signed a letter of intent with Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (Försvarets materielverk or FMV) to build these new missiles

U.S. Okays Sale of Heavy Tactical Vehicles to Kuwait

July 2, 2021 @ 06:52 AM

Kuwait could soon sign a contract for heavy tactical vehicles built by American firm Oshkosh, now that the U.S

DoD Demonstrates Vehicle-Centric Microgrid Prototype

July 1, 2021 @ 04:07 AM

Pentagon researchers recently demonstrated a mobile, fast-forming, secure and intelligent vehicle-centric microgrid (VCM) prototype that will power next-generation warfighting capabilities and joint warfighting concepts. The demonstration was made by the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering and the Department of the Army

German Bundeswehr Asks Rheinmetall to Upgrade PUMA IFVs

June 29, 2021 @ 09:44 AM

German Bundeswehr today signed an agreement with Rheinmetall to upgrade the first lot of their Puma infantry fighting vehicles, bringing them up to a uniform enhanced design status. This contract worth over half a billion euros was issued through the joint venture company PSM GmbH