Welding work began today for the fabrication of prototypes and subsequent series production of the Boxer Mechanized Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme under which British Army is procuring over 500 Boxer vehicles. Under the aegis of Artec GmbH, a joint venture of Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW), Rheinmetall will fabricate first prototypes...
Turkeys Aselsan has started mass production of tank armor package for integration onto German-origin Leopard 2A4 tanks. “We started the mass production of the armor package designed and produced at the Ballistic Protection Center in Istanbul and started its integration into tanks,” Ismail Demir, head of Turkeys Presidency of Defense Industries...
Russias Central Research Institute of Precision Machine-Building (TsNIITochMash) under state-owned Rostec will unveil new munition to boost armors survivability on the battlefield and shield it from precision weapons. "The new counter-munition has been developed in the 76mm caliber and weighs 2
Turkeys Katmerciler said it won a contract from Kenya for 118 Hızır tactical wheeled armored 4x4 vehicles. Kenya will be the third country in the world to acquire Katmercilers armored vehicles
A new flare counter-measures system to protect armored vehicles from precision weapons has been developed by the Russian Central Research Institute of Precision Engineering (TsNIITOCHMASH), a part of Rostec Corporation. When a threat is detected, a protective projectile is fired in the direction of the incoming missile or guided weapon creating an “aerosol-dipole interference curtain,” thereby "blinding" the guidance systems of the enemy's precision weapon, a Rostec statement said today
Oshkosh Defense, was awarded a $942,900,000 contract for procurement of the production, integration, engineering and logistical support, and fielding of Stryker Medium Caliber Weapon System (MCWS) vehicles, a Pentagon announcement said Thursday. Oshkosh Defense will build its new Medium Caliber Weapon System, a 30mm, unmanned turreted auto-cannon, for the Stryker combat vehicle
A new Chinese-made reconnaissance robot that will soon complete combat tests will start taking part in missions. The robot was developed by Captain Zhou Jianlong, deputy commander at a maintenance company under a coastal defense brigade affiliated with the PLA Eastern Theater Command Army
Rheinmetall delivered first 25 Boxer 8x8 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRV) to the Australian Army under the $5.2 billion LAND 400 Phase 2 Mounted Combat Reconnaissance Capability project
China unveiled a new new type of self-propelled, eight-wheeled 35 millimeter anti-aircraft gun equipped with two surface-to-air missiles. The mobile eight-wheeled gun system is equipped with advanced radar and fire control systems, and can act as a stand-alone combat unit
Chinas NORINCO recently reportedly delivered three VN-16 light amphibious tanks to the Royal Thai Marine Corps. The tank, an export version of the LPT ZTD-05, was delivered to the Sattahip naval base at the end of May
Navistar Defense LLC (Navistar), an Illinois-based subsidiary of Navistar International LLC, has been asked to pay $50 million for fraudulently inducing the U.S