Polish Army Receives First 2 Upgraded Leopard 2PL Tanks

May 29, 2020 @ 09:59 AM

Polish Army has received first two upgraded Leopard 2A4 main battle tanks from Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) consortium. “Works aimed at collecting the next three vehicles are to be completed this week

Mahindra Displays Purpose Built ASLV

May 29, 2020 @ 07:45 AM

Mahindra has unveiled a purpose built armored light specialist vehicle that can offer ballistic protection up to B7 and STANAG Level II. “Our defense team believes M&M translates to ‘Mean Machine

KMW, Nexter and Rheinmetall to Start Initial MGCS Architecture Study

May 20, 2020 @ 01:22 PM

The Franco-German ambitious project to build a Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) is one step closer to seeing the daylight with companies- KMW, Nexter and Rheinmetall, receiving the go-ahead to begin initial architecture study. "With the contract on a system architecture definition study concluded between industry and the Federal Office of...

China Develops 12.7mm Gun for Z-20 helicopters, Combat Vehicles

May 19, 2020 @ 05:56 AM

China has developed a new Gatling gun with 12.7mm caliber barrels for mounting on its Z-20 utility helicopter, combat vehicles and motor boats

KONGSBERG’s MCT-30 Turret Selected for US Marine Corps ACV Program

May 13, 2020 @ 05:01 PM

German firm AS KONGSBERG has been selected by BAE Systems to design and manufacture the remote Medium Caliber Turret (MCT) for the United States Marine Corps Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) -30 program. KONGSBERG will deliver up to 150 MCTs in a phased program as part of this contract

IAI to Acquire Off-road Vehicles, Install Drone-detection, Surveillance Kits

May 11, 2020 @ 01:02 PM

Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) plans to offer in the domestic and export markets off-road vehicles equipped with anti-drone, surveillance and reconnaissance kits following its acquisition of three types of such vehicles from their maker, Ido Cohen. Under the deal, the state-run company will design Zibar, Zmag and ZD off-road vehicles for the Israeli forces, and for export

Turkey’s Unmanned ‘Mini-Tank’ to Enter Serial Production

May 11, 2020 @ 10:54 AM

An agreement for the mass production of Turkish-made armed unmanned ground vehicles (UGV), also called "mini-tanks" has been signed between the countrys Defense Industries Presidency (SSB) and ASELSAN company. The armed UGVs will be delivered to the country's land forces as part of a project forged in collaboration between the SSB, ASELSAN and another Turkish company Katmerciler, SSB chief Ismail Demir said on the SSBs Twitter account

Bundeswehr Receives Rheinmetall Fox Vehicles Now Configured to Destroy Bombs

May 11, 2020 @ 10:44 AM

The German Bundeswehr is taking delivery of Rheinmetall Fox/Fuch armored transport vehicles newly-configured to support Explosives and Ordnance Demolition (EOD) missions. “Unexploded ordnance, mines and improvised explosive devices pose a grave threat to troops deployed in harms way

China Reveals Air-dropped Armored Vehicle-Similarities with Russian Typhoon

May 11, 2020 @ 07:24 AM

China's first batch of homemade airdrop-capable armored vehicles has entered service with the PLA Air Force Airborne Troops in Central China's Hubei Province, the PLA Daily reported on Saturday. The profile of the NORINCO vehicle looks similar to that of the Russian K4386 Typhoon-VDV which is undergoing advanced testing

UAE cleared to buy up to 4,569 Armored Vehicles for $556M

May 9, 2020 @ 07:59 AM

The US State Department has given its nod to sell 4,569 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles not used by the US Army, to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for $556 million. “The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of the UAE of Excess Defense Articles (EDA) of up to four thousand five hundred sixty-nine (4,569) MRAP vehicles for an estimated cost of $556 million

Russia Completes Development of Typhoon-Airborne Armored Vehicle

May 2, 2020 @ 10:10 AM

Russia has completed the development of a unique armored vehicle that can be air-dropped with troops inside. The Russian Ministry of Defense said in a statement that state trials of the special-purpose vehicle will begin “in the near future

Germany, France Sign Agreements to Kick-off Ground Combat System Project

April 29, 2020 @ 09:49 AM

Germany and France have signed two agreements to launch the development of a new Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) intended to replace the Lepoard 2 and Leclerc tanks in the 2030s. German defence minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and her French counterpart, Florence Parly, signed the framework and implementation agreements on the Franco-German Main Ground Combat System (MGCS), Germany's Federal Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on its website on 28 April, stating that this was "an important signal for European defence co-operation"