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Ukrainian Army Receives Modernized T-64 Tanks

May 21, 2021 @ 01:50 PM

Ukraines Kharkiv Armored Plant said it shipped a consignment of deeply modernized T-64 tanks to the armed forces recently. The tank modernization project was launched in 2017

U.S. Army Contracting Command buys Heavy Duty Trucks from Ukrainian AutoKrAZ

May 20, 2021 @ 06:24 PM

Ukrainian AutoKrAZ has signed a three-year contract with American firm US21 Inc., for the supply of KrAZ heavy-duty vehicles and spares for the needs of the United States Army Contracting Command (ACC)

Is Morocco the new Customer for Turkish Armored Vehicles?

May 20, 2021 @ 01:32 PM

A recently released video by the Royal Moroccan Armed Forces (RMAF) revealed personnel operating an Aselsan remote weapon station from inside a mystery armoured vehicle. The video was published on the 65th anniversary of the RMAF on May 14

Texelis, QinetiQ Collaborate to Develop in-wheel Electric Hub Drive Tech for Armoured...

May 19, 2021 @ 05:51 AM

Texelis and QinetiQ have agreed to jointly deliver in-wheel Electric Hub Drive technology to military armoured vehicles. Under the Strategic Partnership, Texelis will manufacture the Hub Drive technology at scale to meet market demands; while QinetiQ will bring the core electrification technology and expertise

Hungary Orders Rheinmetall Active Protection System for Lynx IFVs

May 18, 2021 @ 08:27 AM

The 209 new Lynx infantry fighting vehicles recently ordered by Hungary will be equipped with Rheinmetalls StrikeShield hard-kill active protection system (APS) under a new €140 million contract signed. StrikeShield is the third and latest generation of Rheinmetall's Active Defence System (ADS) technology, a specific variant of hard-kill APS

Chinese Army Inducts New Armored Vehicles, Howitzers & Rocket Launchers

May 17, 2021 @ 07:45 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA)s Xinjiang Military Command has taken delivery of three new advanced weapon systems – armored vehicles, howitzers and self-propelled rocket launchers – over the past week. The unit deployed in a snowy plateau region at an elevation of more than 4,500m inducted dozens of Type 08 eight-wheeled armored vehicles of different variants with some of them equipped with large caliber rifled guns, auto cannons, machine guns and howitzer systems, js7tv

DoD Tests CBRN Aircrew Protective Suit Upgrade

May 13, 2021 @ 02:46 PM

Representatives from across the Department of Defense in conjunction with the 88th Test and Evaluation Squadron participated in ongoing developmental testing of the new Uniform Integrated Protective Ensemble, or UIPE, Air system at Nellis Air Force Base. UIPE Air is a layered clothing system — gloves, respirator, undergarments, etc

Turkey Tests Armored Vehicle Integrated with New Multiple Launch Rocket System

May 13, 2021 @ 07:57 AM

Turkeys Vuran tactical wheeled armored vehicle integrated with a new multiple launch rocket system (MLRS) hit its target in a test firing. Ismail Demir, the head of Defense Industries Presidency, said in a

MBDA's MMP Missile fired from Nexter's Jaguar Armored Vehicle

May 12, 2021 @ 02:32 PM

An MBDA-manufactured MMP medium-range missile was test fired from Nexters Jaguar armoured reconnaissance and combat vehicle for the first time in mid-April. The French defence procurement agency (DGA) carried out the firing at their Land Techniques Test Centre as part of the JAGUAR qualification

German Bundeswehr Orders Rheinmetall’s Kodiak Combat Engineer Vehicles

May 12, 2021 @ 07:55 AM

The German Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall an order worth €295 million for new combat engineer systems. On 14 April 2021, the Budget Committee of the German Parliament approved the project

Rheinmetall agrees to Modernize Britain’s Challenger 2 Fleet for €770M

May 11, 2021 @ 09:42 AM

Rheinmetall has announced it won a British contract valued €770 million to modernize Challenger 2 main battle tanks (MBTs). In all, 148 Challenger 2 MBTs will be upgraded with the 120mm smoothbore main armament from Rheinmetall, together with a completely new turret structure, including a digital system architecture

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