Austria Orders PANDUR 6x6 Evolution Vehicles

January 28, 2021 @ 08:43 AM

The Austrian Ministry of Defense has placed an order for 30 PANDUR 6x6 Evolution (Evo) wheeled armored vehicles. Built by General Dynamics European Land Systems, the vehicles are designed as armored personnel carriers (APCs) and can be quickly converted into other roles such as CASEVAC (casualty evacuation) due to their modular...

Elbit Systems Secures $172M to Supply Light Tanks to a Country in...

January 27, 2021 @ 03:27 AM

Elbit Systems has won a contract valued nearly $172 million to supply light tanks to the Army of a country in Asia-Pacific. The contract will be performed over a three-year period

Maiden Test Launch of India's Akash NG Missile

January 25, 2021 @ 02:17 PM

Indias DRDO conducted the successful maiden launch of Akash-NG (New Generation) Missile from Integrated Test Range off the coast of Odisha today evening. Akash-NG is a new generation Surface-to-Air Missile meant for use by Indian Air Force (IAF) with an aim of intercepting high maneuvering low RCS aerial threats

S.Korean Military to Order Locally-Made Mobile Command Vehicle in 2022

January 25, 2021 @ 01:56 PM

South Koreas Defense Acisition Program Administration (DAPA) has planned to sign a contract for the production of locally-made command post vehicles next year. The new wheel type vehicle has been developed by Hyundai Rotem Co since 2017

Leonardo Wins $600M to Provide U.S. Army’s IM-SHORAD Stryker

January 22, 2021 @ 11:35 AM

Leonardo DRS, Inc. announced today it has received an initial contract award for 28 Initial Maneuver Short-Range Air Defense (IM-SHORAD) Mission Equipment Packages (MEP) from General Dynamics Land Systems (GD) in support of the U

DARPA Project Drives Simulation Technology for Off-Road Unmanned Vehicles

January 19, 2021 @ 04:00 PM

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)s Robotic Autonomy in Complex Environments with Resiliency - Simulation (RACER-Sim) project is seeking innovations in technologies that bridge the gap from simulation to the real world and significantly reduce the cost of off-road autonomy development. DARPA invites proposals for promising solutions that support these goals

Chinese Army Inducts New All-Terrain Vehicle for Logistics Support in High-Alt Plateau...

January 18, 2021 @ 05:37 AM

The Chinese Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) has commissioned a newly-developed all-terrain vehicle for logistics support missions in plateau regions with altitudes higher than 5,000 meters. Designed with caterpillar tracks made of metalloid, this new all-terrain vehicle can tread over slopes of 35 degrees and can deliver 1

France Orders 364 Serval Armored Vehicles for Army

January 16, 2021 @ 06:46 AM

The French Army has placed an order for 364 Serval armored vehicles of which it will receive 108 of them next year. On Friday, the Direction générale de l'armement (DGA) a contract for the vehicles was finalized on December 23 under SCORPION program following tests

U.S. Army’s Abrams Tanks to be fitted with Israeli WindGuard Radar Systems...

January 15, 2021 @ 08:07 AM

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has completed delivery of hundreds of WindGuard radar systems to the U.S

BAE Systems Wins $500M to Provide New Turrets for Netherlands CV90

January 14, 2021 @ 12:22 PM

BAE Systems has signed an extensive mid-life upgrade contract worth more than $500 million with the Dutch Defence Materiel Organization (DMO) for the Royal Netherlands Armys fleet of 122 CV90s, with an option for an additional 19 vehicles. The upgrade program with a new turret will vastly improve the vehicles capabilities while providing crews with improved protection and ergonomics for increased combat efficiency

Akinci Drones, Upgraded ATAK Helicopters Among new Weapons for Turkey in 2021

January 11, 2021 @ 06:17 PM

Delivery of Turkeys new Akinci unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) to Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) is set to begin this year along with the serial production of Aksungur medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) drone. In addition, deliveries of the upgraded T129 Tactical Reconnaissance and Attack Helicopter (ATAK) to the Turkish armed forces will take place this year

Final Trophy Active Protection Systems Delivered for U.S. Army’s Abrams Tanks...

January 7, 2021 @ 07:20 AM

Leonardo and Rafael announced today that they have completed the delivery of Trophy Active Protection Systems (APS) ordered by the U.S