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U.S. to Support Australia’s Abrams Tanks, MQ-4C Triton UAV Tests...

September 23, 2021 @ 06:39 AM

Australias fleet of Abrams tanks and MQ-4C Triton drones will be supported by U.S

Rheinmetall to Modernize Bundeswehr’s Fox Armored NBC Reconnaissance Vehicle

September 22, 2021 @ 12:06 PM

Bundeswehr has awarded Rheinmetall a contract to modernize Fuchs/Fox armoured NBC reconnaissance vehicles. A total of five A6A1 versions of the vehicle will be upgraded to the new highly protected A8A7 configuration

BAE Systems Unveils CV90 with New D-series Turret at DSEI 2021

September 17, 2021 @ 12:52 PM

BAE Systems has for the first time showcased its latest CV90 with the new D-series turret at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) taking place in London from 14-17 September. Recently selected by the Royal Netherlands Army as part of an extensive $500 million mid-life upgrade program for the CV9035NL, the...

KMW Teams Up with Dutch firm Defenture for German Airborne Platform Procurement

September 17, 2021 @ 07:35 AM

Germanys Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) has partnered with Dutch company Defenture to build new tactical vehicles to replace the German Armys two decades-old vehicles. A letter of intent (LoI) has already been signed by both companies

Rheinmetall-BAE JV Awards Contracts to TT Electronics, Renvale Ltd under UK’s Mechanised...

September 16, 2021 @ 11:47 AM

Rheinmetall BAE Systems Land (RBSL) has awarded contracts totally valued £15 million to TT Electronics and Renvale Ltd to support the British Armys new Boxer vehicles under the Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV) programme. TT Electronics has won £5 million to lead the design, production and delivery of two primary power assemblies...

Britain’s Challenger 3 Upgrade Programme: First Smoothbore Weapons Enter Production

September 16, 2021 @ 11:34 AM

Two Rheinmetall 120mm smoothbore L55A1 weapons for testing and trialling have now entered production at Unterluess facility, which would later be integrated onto the British Armys modernized Challenger tanks. As announced in May 2021, RBSL will be transforming 148 Challenger 2 Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) into the new Challenger 3 configuration for the British Army

Hanwha Defense to Display K9A1 Howitzer at DSEI 2021

September 10, 2021 @ 05:41 PM

South Koreas Hanwha Defense plans to offer the latest variant of the K9 Thunder Self-Propelled Howitzer (SPH), dubbed K9A2, for the British Armys Mobile Fires Platform (MFP) program. The 155mm/52-calibre K9A1 Thunder will be showcased as part of Hanwha Defenses display at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) event in London starting September 14-17

Serbia, Poland Likely to Buy Spike LR2 Missiles from Israel

September 8, 2021 @ 01:09 PM

Israels Rafael Advanced Defense Systems is likely to bag contracts from Serbia and Poland for Spike LR2 fifth generation missiles. "We are acting in Serbia together with state-owned defense products manufacturer Jugoimport-SDPR and we are working on the promotion of Spike LR2 rockets," Al Zaher, regional director for Rafael, told Serbian public broadcaster RTS last week

Chinese Military Inducts New Tank Repair Vehicle based on Type 15 Light

September 6, 2021 @ 05:30 AM

In recent exercises conducted by the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Tibet Military Region, a new tank repair vehicle based on the Type 15 light tank was spotted, confirming its induction into active service. Compared with its predecessor, the new repair vehicle is lighter and faster in plateau regions and can ensure sustained combat capability of tanks in such terrains, Chinese media reported citing analysts

Finland’s Patria to Deliver 200 6 ×6 Armored Vehicles to Latvia

September 2, 2021 @ 04:22 PM

Finnish firm Patria won an order to deliver 200 6×6 armoured vehicles to Latvia. The contract also covers provision of support and training systems

Rheinmetall Signs Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with U.S. Army DEVCOM AC...

August 26, 2021 @ 04:53 PM

American Rheinmetall Vehicles has signed a Master Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with U.S

Saudi Arabia Receives Ukrainian-made Kozak-5 Armored Vehicles

August 14, 2021 @ 05:10 AM

Ukrainian firm Practika has reportedly delivered a batch of Kozak-5 lightweight armored vehicles to Saudi Arabia this year. “Practika has implemented two export contracts this year, including with them (Saudi Arabia),” the companys CEO Oleg Vysotsky, was quoted as saying by Ukrainian media on August 12

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