China Unveils Third-Generation Anti-tank Missile

March 12, 2021 @ 05:22 AM

Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) has deployed a new type of vehicle-mounted, third-generation anti-tank missile. This new homing missile is capable of attacking targets from above, or top attack, effectively destroying modern battle tanks among other targets

RAFAEL, ALLTEC to Provide Passive Add-On Armor Solutions to Brazilian Military

March 12, 2021 @ 05:10 AM

Israels RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems announced Thursday that it signed an agreement with Brazilian firm ALLTEC to provide passive add-on armor solutions to the Brazilian military. “Earlier this month, Brazil's ALLTEC Composite Material and Israel's Rafael Advanced Defense Systems signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation on passive add-on armor...

Turkey’s Altay Tank to be Powered by South Korean Engine

March 10, 2021 @ 08:38 AM

Turkeys BMC has reached an agreement with South Korea for the provision of engines for Altay tanks built by the former. A senior official with BMC told

Nexter Unveils 120 SHARD- High Accuracy Tank Ammunition

March 10, 2021 @ 07:09 AM

Nexter revealed SHARD, a new generation of Armor-Piercing Fin Stabilized Discarding Sabot (APFSDS) 120mm anti-tank ammunition on Tuesday. The interoperability of SHARD with the armaments and environments of the Leclerc tank, the Leopard 2, the Abrams M1A1/A2 and the C1 Ariete is ensured through development in compliance with STANAG 4385 and...

Kazakhstan Evaluates Turkish-Made Combat Vehicle, Weapon System

March 2, 2021 @ 01:52 PM

The Kazakhstan Ministry of Defense announced that the military tested Turkish-made Otokar Arma 8x8 wheeled armored combat vehicle and Aselsan Nefer remote-controlled stabilized weapon system. The equipment were tested in the Spassk exercise area located in the Karaganda province of the Central Asian country

Israel to Sell Protection Kits for Germany's Leopard 2 tanks

February 24, 2021 @ 08:10 AM

Israels Rafael Advanced Systems will provide Trophy tank protection systems to Germany for equipping them on the armys Leopard 2 tanks. The contract signed between Israel's Ministry of Defense and the German Federal Ministry of Defense also includes tank equipment, interceptors, spares parts and operational and technical training

Ukroboronprom Wins Pakistan’s $86M T-80 Tank Support Contract at IDEX 2021

February 23, 2021 @ 08:39 AM

Ukraines state-owned Ukroboronprom has signed a $86 million contract to support and repair Pakistan militarys T-80UD tanks. The agreement was finalized at the ongoing IDEX-21 exhibition in Abu Dhabi, U

Bharat Forge, Paramount Group to Produce Kalyani M4 Protected Vehicles in India

February 22, 2021 @ 12:29 PM

Paramount Group and India-based Bharat Forge Limited signed an agreement to manufacture Kalyani M4 Armoured Vehicles in India, at the ongoing IDEX-2021 exhibition in Abu Dhabi. The Kalyani M4 is a multi-role platform, designed to meet the specific requirements of armed forces for quick mobility in rough terrain and in areas affected by mine and IED threats

CSM Slovakia Partners UAE’s IGG to Offer Military Excavators at IDEX 2021

February 21, 2021 @ 01:57 PM

Slovak based CSM Industry will partner UAEs International Golden Group (IGG) to offer its military excavators in the Middle East Market. CSM said it will be able to continue as a traditional representative of the domestic defense industry in United Arab Emirates under the umbrella of International Golden Group (IGG) in further modernization of the needs of the (UAE) Armed Forces and will cover increasingly demanding development requirements

Thales UK Wins $252.3M to Supply Protector RS4 RWS for British Boxer...

February 20, 2021 @ 05:57 AM

RBSL and Rheinmetall Landsysteme have jointly awarded a contract, worth £180 million ($252.3 million), to Thales UK to supply PROTECTOR RS4 Remote Weapon Station (RWS) and Acusonic Shot Detection System – for the British Armys new Boxer vehicles

U.S. Marines to Test First Command-Variant Amphibious Combat Vehicle

February 19, 2021 @ 06:49 AM

BAE Systems said today it handed over the first of a new variant of the Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) to the U.S

Norway Orders CV90 Infantry Fighting Vehicles

February 19, 2021 @ 06:38 AM

The Norwegian Army has placed an order for 20 additional CV90 infantry fighting vehicles built by BAE Systems. The Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency awarded the more than $50 million contract that will increase the Armys fleet to 164 vehicles as part of its effort to grow and modernize in the face of evolving threats