Rheinmetall to Deliver Fuchs/Fox 2 Armored Vehicles to International Customer

August 11, 2021 @ 10:31 AM

Rheinmetall has won a contract valued €250 million to deliver Fuchs/Fox 2 wheeled armored vehicles to an international customer. The contract encompasses an initial supply of spare parts

Turkish Nurol Makina, General Dynamics, Patria & Mitsubishi in Japan’s Armored Vehicles...

August 10, 2021 @ 04:01 PM

The Japan Ministry of Defense has reportedly shortlisted Turkish company Nurol Makina, Finnish Patria, Canadas General Dynamics Land Systems and local company Mitsubishi Heavy under its project to buy new wheeled armored vehicles. Japans chosen vehicle will replace the older Type 96 maneuver combat vehicles (MCV) in service with the military

Dutch Army’s Fennek Armoured Vehicles to get Rheinmetall's Aiming Devices

August 3, 2021 @ 10:33 AM

Rheinmetall won a contract to equip the Dutch militarys Fennek wheeled armoured reconnaissance vehicle with a new gun carriage-adaptable aiming device. The new device, the Lafettenadaptierbares Zielgerät 400, or LaZ400 for short, will replace the vehicles existing thermal imaging system, significantly enhancing the Fenneks reconnaissance and target engagement capabilities

Netherlands Army Deploys Tanks Abroad for First Time in 20 Years

August 2, 2021 @ 05:30 PM

The Netherlands Army deployed Leopard 2A6 main battle tanks in Lithuania on July 31 as part of NATO's enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) deployment marking the first such mobilization in 20 years. The tanks arrived in Gaizunai Friday morning by train from Germany

Turkish firm, ASFAT Exports 4 Mine-clearing vehicles to Burkina Faso

July 28, 2021 @ 05:52 PM

Turkish state-owned defense firm ASFAT has received an order for four unmanned minesweeping equipment to Burkina Faso. “We made our first defense industry export to the region with the sale of 4 Mechanical Mine Clearing Vehicle,” the company announced in a Tweet

Finland Asks BAE Systems to Upgrade CV90 Vehicles

July 28, 2021 @ 08:03 AM

BAE Systems has signed a contract with Finland to upgrade the Finnish Armys fleet of CV90 armored combat vehicles. The agreement, worth up to $32 million with options, includes a mid-life extension program

India Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile Completes Flight Tests

July 22, 2021 @ 10:19 AM

Indias state run Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight-tested an indigenously developed low-weight, fire-and-forget Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM). “In a major boost to Atmanirbhar Bharat and strengthening Indian Army, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested indigenously developed low weight, fire and forget Man Portable Antitank Guided Missile (MPATGM) today 21st July 2021," the company tweeted Wednesday

Collins Aerospace to Provide Digital Terminal Control Systems for Australia’s Land 17...

July 20, 2021 @ 03:22 AM

Collins Aerospace said it has won a contract Tuesday to supply the next generation Digital Terminal Control Systems (DTCS) under the Australian Defence Land 17 Phase 2 program. This is a follow on from the original Phase 1 program that Collins have been supporting for over 10 years

Polish Defense Ministry Confirms Plan to Buy 250 Abrams Tanks

July 15, 2021 @ 05:08 AM

Polands defense minister Mariusz Błaszczak announced on Wednesday that the country will acquire 250 Abrams tanks in the latest SEPv3 configuration. “So we are ordering the most modern tanks

Nexter Launches VBCI Infantry Combat System at DEFEA 2021, Greece

July 13, 2021 @ 10:56 AM

Nexter will present its VBCI Philoctetes for the first time at DEFEA exhibition scheduled to take place in Athens, Greece, from July 13 to 15, 2021. This is a complete infantry combat system, armed with a remotely operated 40mm CT (cased telescoped) turret from CTAi and a medium range missile launcher (MMP) from MBDA