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Kongsberg Delivers 20,000th Remote Weapon Station

October 23, 2020 @ 01:57 PM

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace announced today that it has delivered its 20,000th RProemote Weapon Station (RWS) from its PROTECTOR family of products. The system has been in use from 1999 by The Norwegian Armed Forces, and has developed into a family of versatile systems with capability to integrate weapons from 5

Russia to Win An Order for VPK-Ural Armored Vehicles from Middle East...

October 23, 2020 @ 01:05 PM

Russia will sign an export contract for VPK-Ural armoured vehicles with a Middle East country. If signed, the first of the ordered vehicles will be delivered to the unnamed customer by the end of this year

India’s NAG Anti-Tank Missile Ready for Ladakh Deployment

October 22, 2020 @ 08:28 AM

Indias state-run Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) today conducted final tests of NAG anti-tank missile. “Final user trial of 3rd generation Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) NAG was carried out today on 22 Oct 2020 at 0645 hrs from Pokhran range

BAE-Elbit Systems to Develop Advanced Operational Capabilities for Combat Vehicles

October 22, 2020 @ 07:00 AM

BAE Systems and Elbit Systems of America (Elbit America) have teamed up to develop and integrate advanced operational capabilities for combat vehicles. The arrangement is focused on validating and integrating new technologies on combat vehicle systems to deliver advanced warfighting capabilities, BAE Systems said in a release today

Rheinmetall to Modernize Bundeswehr's Marder IFVs

October 21, 2020 @ 10:25 AM

The German Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall a contract to modernize Marder infantry fighting vehicle, or IFV. Under the contract, Rheinmetall Landsysteme will now be supplying the Bundeswehr with over 170 driver's night observation devices for the Marder fleet

Rheinmetall-Textron to Build New Lynx KF41 Variant for US Army's Bradley Replacement

October 20, 2020 @ 02:43 PM

Rheinmetall and Textron Systems will together build a new variant of the Lynx KF41 for the U.S

Russia Gifts Armored Personnel Carriers to Central African Republic

October 16, 2020 @ 05:23 AM

A batch of ten BRDM-2 armored personnel carriers arrived in Central African Republic on Thursday. “The first batch of the vehicles has been delivered

Rheinmetall to Set Up Military Vehicles Production Facility in Australia

October 15, 2020 @ 10:12 AM

Rheinmetall said it is establishing a Military Vehicle Centre of Excellence (MILVEHCOE) in Redbank, Queensland, Australia that enables the design, development and local manufacture of military vehicles, platforms and turrets for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and for export. The Prime Minister of Australia the Hon Scott Morrison MP officially opened the MILVEHCOE at a ceremony attended by a delegation of Federal MPs and Senators from across Queensland, representatives from Defence and Australian Defence industry, Rheinmetall said in a statement Wednesday

Belgium Orders 322 Oshkosh Command and Liaison Vehicles

October 13, 2020 @ 05:43 PM

The Belgium Ministry of Defence has awarded Oshkosh Defense a contract for 322 Oshkosh Defense Command and Liaison Vehicles (CLV) for the Belgium Defence Forces. The Belgian CLV is based on the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) platform from Oshkosh equipped with Belgian communication systems

Russia's Tigr-based C2 Vehicles Pass Field Tests

October 12, 2020 @ 02:39 PM

Russian Army's mobile Command and Control (C2) posts, based on Tigr (Tiger) light vehicles, passed field tests recently. The Russian Armed Forces have tested for the first time during the field tactical exercises the brand-new command and control (C2) vehicle based on the TIGR 4x4 multipurpose all-terrain armoured vehicle

Rheinmetall-BAE JV Awarded UK Fox Vehicle Sustainment Contract

October 8, 2020 @ 09:11 AM

The joint venture company Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) has won a UK MoD contract to upgrade and sustain the British Armys fleet of Fuchs/Fox CBRN reconnaissance vehicles and training simulator. The order is worth over £16m/€17

China Developing new Howitzer Based on Type 15 Tank Chassis

October 6, 2020 @ 09:19 AM

China is reportedly developing a new howitzer with a range of at least 40km based on Type 15 tank chassis. Photographs circulating on social media show an armored vehicle armed with long-barrel artillery

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